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Weekly Wrapup – Everybody Sues Epic Edition

Michael Kenney December 21, 2018


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Happy upcoming holidays y’all.

Here are some of the week’s highlights in gaming, movies, and other nerd-related news:

  • Russell Horning (aka the Backpack Kid) is suing Epic Games over the use of the “Flossing” dance in Fortnite without permission
    • Alfonso Ribeiro, known as Carlton Banks from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, is also suing Epic over the use of the popular “Carlton dance”
    • This follows on the heels of rapper 2 Milly’s lawsuit over the “Milly Rock” dance being used
    • Source: Polygon
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘s Isabelle infinite Assist Trophy bug discovered
  • Capcom announces new character for Street Fighter V, Kage
  • Media Molecule releases its first beta for it’s next game Dreams
  • The annual Steam Winter Sale has begun
  • Insomniac Games release highly requested new costume as DLC for Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 based on the Sam Raimi films (via IGN)
  • The first images of Disney’s live-action Aladdin have been released (via Entertainment Weekly)
  • The first trailer for the 2019 Hellboy reboot popped up, starring Stranger Things‘ David Harbour
  • The first trailer for Sony’s kinda-reboot, Men in Black: International starring Thor Rangnarok’s Tessa Thompson and Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth

And now a list of some of this week’s notable releases in games and movies:

Games

  • 12/17: Firewatch (Switch) – Campo Santo
  • 12/18: Donut County (Switch) – Ben Esposito and Anna Purna Interactive

Movies

  • Bumblebee  (12/21)
  • Aquaman – (12/21)
  • Mary Poppins Returns – (12/19)

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