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A Straight White Dude's Twitter Thread On Why Gaming Needs Diversity

It can be a hard thing to effectively explain to people why gaming needs diversity. Twitter User @Fightincowboy tackled the challenge, and he nailed it. 

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Hilarious Scottish Pokémon Tweets Take Over Twitter For The New Sword And Shield Games

The internet reacted to the news that the new Pokémon games, Sword and Shield, would have UK roots, by storming Twitter with their hot takes on if Scottish people wrote the dialogue for the games. The results are nothing short of wildly entertaining. I'm not sure what the actual plan is, but these are something else. And properly capped off, by an artist who imagines what it'd look like if you were battling the Queen of England! If these have you inspired to check out some Scottish tweets, get your fill over here

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Excited Plague Inc. Gamers Celebrate Successful Petition To Add Anti-Vaxxers To The Game

What started as a petition by Plague Inc. gamers, gave way to enough people actually signing up to state their interest in adding anti-vaxxers to the game. From there, the company posted a status about their decision to work anti-vaxxers in, and people were LIT in the comments section. There were roasts, verbal jabs, and above all else, excited appreciation from the consumers to the company, for them listening to what they wanted. 

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"That was a no scope with a triple take!" Let's GOOOO, Grandpa. If this doesn't put a smile on your face today, I don't know what will. Watching a badass cancer survivor Grandpa dominate some Pub G/Apex Legends is just some kind of magical. 

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Angered Twitter Users Brutally Call Out EA For Its Anthem Release Date Chart

EA's found themselves in the hot war of restless Twitter users, yet again. In this case, video gamers are expressing their disapproval, mad confusion, and general unrest over EA's decision to release a date chart that meticulously maps out players capabilities within the boundaries of the demo. The reactions are pretty damn funny, even if you know next to nothing about video games. Like me, for example. 

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I have no idea what it means, but 65 million bells sounds like something to be celebrated. This Grandma does not mess around with her Animal Crossing. 

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Guy's Twitter Thread Of Trolling Dirtbag Journalist Is Trolling At Its Finest

Sometimes the stories that never make it to print, involve the most commendable acts of A+ trolling. Chris Bratt (a renowned gamer/YouTuber) took to Twitter to share his hilarious tale of trolling a journalist from The Daily Mirror, who published an article with the clickbait title to end all titles: "Fortnite Made Me A Suicidal Drug Addict". 

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46 Times Pokémon Kept It Dark And Weird With The Dialogue

We love all of these, and there's absolutely no way in hell that the writers don't know what they're doing. This is on par with those moments adults have gone on to realize the books of their childhood are packed with dark and mature easter eggs. 

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Super Mario Odyssey Is A Masterpiece And The Internet Can't Contain Its Excitement

In case you're living under a rock: Super Mario Odyssey releases tonight at 12am EST and the internet is in an absolute frenzy over the game.

Super Mario Odyssey is described by Nintendo as the spiritual successor to the acclaimed Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine titles that released in 96' and 02' respectively. That's right, 64 is 21 years old and Sunshine is 15 this year. Feeling old yet?

SMO has been getting rave reviews across the board and is on track to become the highest reviewed title of all time, which has us absolutely STOKED to get our hands on it.

Those of us who haven't gotten the game delivered to us early still have a few hours to wait (looking at you Amazon buyers). So let's kick back and enjoy some of what the internet has been saying about the game to fuel our personal hype trains.

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