Klei quietly began the open beta for Hot Lava during E3

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Klei quietly began the open beta for Hot Lava during E3

The trailer for Hot Lava is something else. It's a five-minute homage to Saturday morning cartoons complete with theme song and an ad break for "the Mount Vile Gauntlet Trial playset". The actual game it's a trailer for is, like that playset, an elaborate obstacle course where—just like we pretended as kids—the floor is lava.

Map updates suggest Fortnite's next season might begin with a rocket launch

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Map updates suggest Fortnite's next season might begin with a rocket launch

Fortnite's Season Four is coming close to its finish, and clues pointing at the theme for Season Five have already started appearing. First there was a skull logo that began showing up on all the in-game televisions, and which resembled the villain's lair, a new location near Snobby Shores. Inside the villain's lair there's a rocket, and a new holographic display suggests that it's nearing launch.

Some joker has registered "theelderscrollsvihammerfell.com" already

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Some joker has registered

I remember when the internet was new enough that people could buy domain names before brands got hold of them, whether for a joke or for profit. The owner of windows2000.com only sold it to Microsoft when they promised to trade him bob.com, which they owned at the time, and mcdonalds.com was snapped up by a writer working on a Wired magazine story about "cybersquatting" in the mid-90s to prove a point.