Mark Hamill is joining Ninja for some Fortnite streaming

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Mark Hamill is joining Ninja for some Fortnite streaming

Over the weekend, Epic and Disney released a new trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Fortnite. After that came a Star Wars glider, a lightsaber, and TIE Fighter crash sites to explore and reclaim. Later this week, the Star Wars content crossover will move into a whole new dimension, as Mark Hamill will join with Ninja to show off more in-game content.

Russian internet company sues Twitch for $3 billion, seeks to have it blocked

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Russian internet company sues Twitch for $3 billion, seeks to have it blocked

Rambler Group, the third-largest internet company in Russia, has filed a lawsuit against Twitch over illegal broadcasts of English Premier League soccer in that country. As reported by Kommersant (Google translated, via VGC), Rambler claims that streams of matches on Twitch violated its exclusive broadcast rights approximately 36,000 times, and as a result it is now seeking 180 billion rubles ($2.9 billion) in damages and a permanent ban on Twitch in Russia.

Postal 2, a very bad videogame, is free on GOG

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Postal 2, a very bad videogame, is free on GOG

Postal 2 is a notoriously bad game. As Computer Gaming World put it back in 2003, "until someone boxes up syphilis and tries to sell it at retail, Postal 2 is the worst product ever foisted upon consumers." But at least one other site took a different perspective: PC Gamer rated it 71% on the strength of its ambitions and ideas, although we noted at the same time that it's amateurish, sophomoric, indefensible, in bad taste, and "really not very good at all."

PewDiePie says he's taking a break from YouTube next year

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PewDiePie says he's taking a break from YouTube next year

Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg, who became the first solo creator on YouTube to reach 100 million subscribers earlier this year, said over the weekend that he'll be "taking [a] break" from the platform early in 2020. Kjellberg made the announcement near the end of a video in which he takes YouTube to task for recent policy changes that prohibit videos containing "veiled or implied threats" against people, as well as "content that maliciously insults someone based on protected attributes such as their race, gender expression, or sexual orientation."

Logitech's updated G502 SE Hero mouse is just $30 right now

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Logitech's updated G502 SE Hero mouse is just $30 right now

Logitech has a lot of mice, so you'd be forgiven for getting some of them confused. The G502 Special Edition Hero is an updated version of the G502 Hero, with a slightly-changed color scheme and a lower price. Now you can get the mouse for just $29.99, a drop of $5 from the previous cost and an all-time low.

Grab a super-fast 500GB NVMe drive for just $70 today

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Grab a super-fast 500GB NVMe drive for just $70 today

If you need of a new SSD for your PC, or if you're in the middle of buying parts for a new rig, this sale might interest you. Right now, Western Digital's SN750 500GB NVMe SSD is just $69.99 on Amazon. That's a discount of around $10 from the usual cost, and $2 below the Black Friday price.

Lexar is working on a 7GB/s SSD for 2020

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Lexar is working on a 7GB/s SSD for 2020

Lexar has not historically been a major force in the solid state drive market, but the company is hoping to make a splash next year with a high-end model that is more than three times faster than its current top-end SSD.