Fortnite Week 8 Challenge List: Search Between Hatch, Giant Rock Lady, Precarious Flatbed (Season 7)

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Fortnite Week 8 Challenge List: Search Between Hatch, Giant Rock Lady, Precarious Flatbed (Season 7)

The mysterious orb that has been hovering around Fortnite's Polar Peak has opened and unleashed quite the cold snap. Ice has consumed the island and the Ice Legion wander its surface, attacking players on sight. But there's no time to worry about that because there's new challenges to complete. We're now in Fortnite Season 7, Week 8 and, like clockwork, new Battle Stars are available.

To get them you'll need to complete the weekly challenges listed below. As you're probably aware of, the first batch of challenges is available to all players. However, the second is exclusive to those that have spent the cash to get V-Bucks, and then uses that virtual currency to upgrade their Battle Pass to a premium one. Naturally, doing that means you get more Battle Stars on a weekly basis if you complete all the challenges, and this in turn levels up your Battle Pass and unlocks cosmetics faster.

In the free category, players will need to place three Cozy campfires or Launch Pads, build structures, and find a Battle Star hidden between a mysterious hatch, giant rock lady, and precarious flatbed. On the paid side, you'll need to complete a multi-stage challenge that begins wth visiting Paradise Palms and Salty Springs in one match. Then search seven chests at Shifty Shafts or Lonely Lodge, deal damage to enemies, and get a few explosive weapon eliminations on top.

Fortnite Challenge Guide: Search Between Hatch, Giant Rock Lady, Precarious Flatbed (Week 8, Season 7)

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Fortnite Challenge Guide: Search Between Hatch, Giant Rock Lady, Precarious Flatbed (Week 8, Season 7)

The mysterious orb that has been hovering around Fortnite's Polar Peak has opened and unleashed quite the cold snap. Ice has consumed the island and the Ice Legion wander its surface, attacking players on sight. But there's no time to worry about that because there's new challenges to complete. We're now in Fortnite Season 7, Week 8 and, like clockwork, new Battle Stars are available.

To get them you'll need to complete the weekly challenges listed below. As you're probably aware of, the first batch of challenges is available to all players. However, the second is exclusive to those that have spent the cash to get V-Bucks, and then uses that virtual currency to upgrade their Battle Pass to a premium one. Naturally, doing that means you get more Battle Stars on a weekly basis if you complete all the challenges, and this in turn levels up your Battle Pass and unlocks cosmetics faster.

In the free category, players will need to place three Cozy campfires or Launch Pads, build structures, and find a Battle Star hidden between a mysterious hatch, giant rock lady, and precarious flatbed. On the paid side, you'll need to complete a multi-stage challenge that begins wth visiting Paradise Palms and Salty Springs in one match. Then search seven chests at Shifty Shafts or Lonely Lodge, deal damage to enemies, and get a few explosive weapon eliminations on top.

Avengers: Infinity War And Black Panther Helped 2018's Box Office Recover

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It's no secret that theater attendance in the US has been steadily dropping over the past few years, as prices rise and the old-fashioned theatrical experience faces increased competition from streaming services. However, it has been reported that ticket sales rebounded in 2018, making it the most successful year for some time.

As reported by Variety, movie admissions rose by 5.5% on the previous year, to a total of 1.3 billion tickets sold. In terms of money, $11.85 was spent at the box office, which was a 6.9% rise on 2017. The figures come from the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO). The hugely successful movies that helped these numbers include Black Panther, Avengers Infinity War, and Incredibles II, all of which were made by Disney.

2017 was the worst year at the box office since 1995, with a number of high-profile movies underperforming, including the commercial failures Transformers: The Last Knight and The Mummy. Even though 2018 had a few disappointments--most notably the Star Wars spin-off Solo--the huge moneymakers were more than enough the push the figures high.

New Halo: The Master Chief Collection Announcement Teased For SXSW

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343 Studios has teased an upcoming announcement concerning Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The announcement will occur during the HCS Invitational at SXSW 2019.

In terms of what the announcement might entail, 343 was pretty vague. "Not only will you be treated to amazing matches and gameplay, but we've also got some exciting MCC news to reveal during the show," 343 wrote in a blog post. The HCS Invitational takes place March 15-17 at SXSW, and begins each day at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM UK. If you're not at the event, you can watch both it and 343's Halo announcement on either Mixer or Twitch.

The HCS Invitational is a large-scale tournament-style event that 343 created to showcase competitions for both recognized esport players and Halo fans. In terms of professionals, the best six teams from the Halo Classic in St. Louis will battle it out onstage in a Halo 3 double elimination competition for a $100,000 prize pool. More casual competitive Halo players have also been invited to participate in a smaller, two-versus-two tournament for a $5,000 prize pool. Fans who attend HCS can also sign-up to join an open free-for-all tournament for a $5,000 prize pool.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Release Date And US Pre-Order Guide (PS4/Xbox One)

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Kingdom Hearts 3 Release Date And US Pre-Order Guide (PS4/Xbox One)

It's been a very long wait, but the release date of Kingdom Hearts 3 is nearly upon us. It's set to launch on January 29, 2019 for PS4 and Xbox One, and you've got multiple options when deciding how to buy it.

Kingdom Hearts 3 takes you and series protagonist Sora on a journey to a variety of Disney-themed worlds, including everything from Toy Story to Monsters Inc. to Pirates of the Caribbean. It marks the conclusion of the story that's been told across the series, but if you're eager for the very end, you'll have a bit of a wait. The video epilogue will be released shortly after launch.

For those who have not kept up on the many twists and turns of the Kingdom Hearts story, that's okay. If you want to get caught up, we have a Kingdom Hearts story recap to help you get ready.

Anthem Game Pre-Order, VIP Demo, And Release Date Guide (US)

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Anthem Game Pre-Order, VIP Demo, And Release Date Guide (US)

BioWare's upcoming third-person shooter RPG, Anthem, is scheduled to release for Xbox One, PS4, and PC on February 22. In Anthem, you can go it alone or take to the skies with up to three friends to tackle story-based campaign missions, fetch quests, and challenging raid-like strongholds.

You'll take on the role of a Freelancer in Anthem, one of the soldiers trained to survive the grueling landscape of a hostile world. The city you protect will task you with different types of expeditions, ranging from exploring uncharted caverns to fighting off dangerous monsters. You'll do this with the help of armored exo-suits, called Javelins, that gift Freelancers with superhuman abilities, such as flight.

There are four Javelins scheduled to be included in Anthem at launch. All players start with the Ranger, which is designed for those who want to fight with precision or have access to an array of support abilities and grenades. While playing, you'll also unlock--in whichever order you want--the close-combat specialist Interceptor, long-distance and elemental caster Storm, and hulking tank-like Colossus. You'll also find new weapons and craft different pieces of armor for your Javelins, allowing you to shape your exo-suit in whatever way you desire.

Resident Evil 2 Pre-Order, Release Date, And Buying Guide For US (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

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Resident Evil 2 Pre-Order, Release Date, And Buying Guide For US (PS4, Xbox One, PC)

The remake of Capcom's survival-horror classic, Resident Evil 2, is nearing its release. After the original version launched for PS1 back in 1998, the Resident Evil 2 remake releases on January 25, 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. While still maintaining the same core as the original, it makes a variety of refinements to both its visuals and gameplay but still brings back welcome features like Tofu mode.

The most notable and obvious change, graphical improvements aside, is the new camera perspective. Rather than the classic, fixed-view camera of the old games, the remake uses a third-person, over-the-shoulder perspective not unlike that of Resident Evil 4. You can try this out for yourself as part of the 1-Shot Demo that gives you 30 minutes with the game, although it will only be available for download until later in January.

Jay "Christian" Reso Talks WWE Hall Of Fame And Thoughts On AEW

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Most people know Jay Reso for his work in WWE as Christian. Over the years, he became a tag team and world champion with the company, and now co-hosts the E&C Pod of Awesomeness with his former tag partner Edge. Additionally, he's a host and judge of the new History Channel competition series Knight Fight. Although Reso has moved away from in-ring action, he is still a valued voice in the wrestling community.

In 2012, Reso inducted his former partner Adam "Edge" Copeland into the WWE Hall of Fame, which was a fantastic moment. However, seven years later, Reso has yet to be honored with an induction of his own, which has many wondering when it will be his time. "I get asked it a lot," he told GameSpot while promoting Knight Fight. "I appreciate that people think of me and hold me in that regard. I honestly don't think about it that much. It's not going away. It's gonna be there every single year. I'm sure at some point, my time will come. I don't think about it; I don't worry about it too much. But I appreciate people feeling like I should be in there."

PSA: Wii Shop Channel Shutting Down Next Week

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After nearly 12 years of operation, Nintendo will be shutting down the Wii Shop Channel next week. The service will officially be discontinued on January 30, after which point it will no longer be possible to purchase any WiiWare or Virtual Console games from the storefront.

Prior to the Wii Shop Channel's shutdown, Nintendo removed the ability to purchase Wii Points on the service last March. Unlike the company's current digital store, the Eshop, the Wii Shop Channel didn't allow users to buy games directly with real money; rather, they had to first purchase Wii Points with either a credit card or a pre-paid card and redeem those for digital titles.

While it may no longer be possible to add more Wii Points to your balance, you can still spend any remaining points up until the service is discontinued next week. Although many of the Wii Shop's Virtual Console games would later be released on Wii U and 3DS, the service still has a range of legacy and original titles that haven't appeared on other Nintendo consoles, making this your last opportunity to stock up while you can.