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This pandemic situation has proven to be a really beneficial time for the gaming industry. The lockdown period had nearly the entire human population confined to their homes with nothing but video games to keep them company. Even famous movie stars could not escape the clutches of gaming. As a result, we saw the gamer sides of many celebrities out there. And perhaps the most notable mention in that list would be Brie Larson.

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The Captain Marvel star is an Animal Crossing fan. In fact, she admitted to being one since her teenage years. She had even made a video where she answered fan questions while playing Animal Crossing on her Nintendo Switch.

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Brie “Captain Marvel” Larson features on the latest Nintendo Switch commercial; Plays Fortnite, Animal Crossing, and more

The actor recently featured in a commercial for Nintendo Switch. The video shows her playing Fortnite, Ring Fit Adventure, and of course, Animal Crossing.

The video opens with her playing Fortnite on the Switch handheld device as she absent-mindedly answers a phone call from her producer. Moving on, we see her playing Ring Fit Adventures next as she works out. The Ring Fit Adventure is played by attaching the Joy-Con to something that looks like a steering wheel. Basically, the game allows you to make your workout routine fun.

At last, we see her playing her favorite game, i.e. Animal Crossing. Face-Timing her sister, Milaine Desaulniers, the two talk about an anecdote from Larson’s life about the game. When they were both young, their mother had made this rule that whoever would finish their homework first would get to play the game. She had shared this anecdote on her Animal Crossing Q&A video as well.

The commercial basically goes on to show that you can use your Nintendo Switch to play “anytime, anywhere”. This is quite true for the Switch, although the Joy-Con drift remains to be a persistent issue.

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Sasha Palatnikov Calls Joe Rogan ‘A Hero’ After UFC Victory

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Sasha Palatnikov vs Louis Cosce was the first fight on the early prelim card at UFC 255. The bout took place at 170 pounds. Both men are currently unranked in the division, and the fight was a splendid opportunity for them to put themselves on course to secure a rank sooner rather than later. 

This was ‘The Monster’s’ second fight in the promotion as he welcomed a newcomer in Sasha Palatnikov. Cosce was undefeated going into the fight and had a stunning 71% finishing rate. Palatnikov was fighting with the UAE warriors’ promotion before the UFC signed him. 

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Sasha Palatnikov emphatic after years of hard work pays off 

After securing a TKO victory on his UFC debut, Palatnikov was seen yelling at Joe Rogan. In the post-fight press conference when asked about what he was saying, he replied, “He’s my hero. I mean, I’ve been watching Joe since Fear Factor since I was a teenager. So just the opportunity to see him watching one of my fights, commentating on one of my fights and then being able to get interviewed by him was pretty surreal.”

Palatnikov continued, “Let alone ‘DC’. I love ‘DC’. He is one of my favorite fighters, John Anik, and just this whole environment. Seeing all you guys in front of me is a blessing. Cause I’m usually the one on the computer watching you guys interview other fighters…. I’ve been working on this for a very long time, ups and downs. You just gotta keep working, keep following your dreams, and it’s all gonna come together eventually.”

Palatnikov revealed that he took the fight on two weeks’ notice. Furthermore, to top it off, he took the fight right after he healed from COVID-19. 

He overcame adversity early on to secure a third-round stoppage over a dangerous opponent. Palatnikov could not have asked for a better start to his UFC career. It will be interesting to see what he looks like with a full training camp behind him. 

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New York Knicks’ Latest Signing Austin Rivers Pens an Emotional Message for Houston Rockets

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The New York Knicks’ off-season has been underwhelming, to say the least. They had a cap space of $109.14 million, and that is significantly higher than most teams in the NBA.

Even with such a big salary cap, they still couldn’t make any star signings. But the Knicks have been busy this off-season and have already brought in center Nerlens Noel and re-signed Elfrid Payton.

Recently, reports emerged that the Knicks had signed Rockets backup point guard Austin Rivers in a three-year deal worth $10 million. Rivers seemed excited to join the Knicks and tweeted, “Beyond excited for this. Knicks! NYC! Grateful!”

The 28-year-old also thanked the Houston Rockets and tweeted, “Appreciated my time in Houston. Truly amazing experience. Loved the city and the people. Thank you for having my and family.”

Rivers came off the bench in the Rockets and averaged 8.8 points in 23.4 minutes per game last season. The No. 10 overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft will now be joining the fifth team in the NBA.

Over the years Rivers has turned himself into a capable ball-handler and a good pick-and-roll player. In the Knicks he will be a backup to the recently re-signed Elfrid Payton.

What can one expect from the New York Knicks?

The Knicks haven’t made any big money moves till now. They are currently in no place to lure a star to their team any time soon. They may have enough cap space, but it won’t be enough to bring in a star.

The New York based side could have gone for a proper rebuild and brought in some quality veterans to the side. However, they have made many underwhelming moves till now.

The Knicks have signed center Nerlens Noel, who is a decent player. Apart from that they have added small forward Alec Burks who had a great 2019-20 season and can add some attacking threat to the side.

To fill the roster they have brought in Omari Spellman, Jacob Evans, and a future second-round pick from the Timberwolves in exchange of Ed Davis.

The Knicks are not looking like a side that will come anywhere near the playoffs. There are certain additions like Burks who are good, and the team might improve on last season’s record.

The younger players in the Knicks need to step up. Until and unless one of their draft picks turns into a great player, fans won’t be seeing a star like Giannis Antetokounmpo in the New York Knicks.

 

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“The Only Profitable Org”- TSM President Compares TSM to 100 Thieves

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There has always been tremendous competition among eSports organizations, not just in terms of leading in popular games, but also in terms of being a successful business. Currently, Cloud 9, Team Liquid, TSM, and 100 Thieves are in the upper echelons of the eSports world.

Recently, the president of TSM, Leena Xu, gave a fierce comeback to a person who compared her organization to that of 100 Thieves on Instagram.

“In 2 years look what 100 Thieves has done meanwhile TSM has fallen behind everyone under your leadership but keep modeling.”

Now, a comment like this would infuriate anyone. Moreover, Leena has done her bit for the organization, and it is one of the very best in the scene right now. Her organization has been one of the leading names in almost every major eSport title out there. She retaliated with a confident comeback to the comment saying, “TSM is the only profitable org.” However, she also made it a point to state that although she is comparing the success of 100T and TSM, NadeShot (100 Thieves co-owner) is her friend.

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TSM President Leena Xu fiercely defends her organization in a comment box to-and-fro on Instagram

It is perhaps because of this that she has had to remove her comment. In her comments, she fiercely defended her organization while boasting of her team’s exploits over that of 100 Thieves.

In one of her comments, she said:

“Look at their (100 Thieves) then look at ours, look at their FN division the look at ours, look at their Apex/R6/Smash/influencer division then look at ours. Nade is my friend and yeah they have sick merch but just compare everything. Also our facility is opening later this year and you can compare that too.

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The facility in question is the latest $50M facility built for her organization. She dropped a video of it soon after 100 Thieves had unveiled theirs which cost around $35M.

There is minimal doubt about Leena’s leadership in her organization. She has done her part in enriching most of the rosters. However, straight up claiming her organization to be “the only profitable org” probably went a bit too far.


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