Fortnite pro Aydan makes mom cry with truly life-changing gift - Dexerto

Fortnite pro Aydan makes mom cry with truly life-changing gift

Published: 23/Jan/2020 13:34 Updated: 23/Jan/2020 13:45

by Jacob Hale


Fortnite pro and popular streamer Aydan made a life-changing call to his mom while live on Twitch and the pair both ended up crying tears of happiness as a result, overjoyed at a gift he had got for her.

Aydan rose to popularity in 2018 thanks to some major battles with Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff in Fortnite tournaments at the fabled Tilted Towers, and since then has made a steady living streaming and competing in the Battle Royale title.


In an effort to give back, the streamer bought his mom a late Christmas present and shared the news with her during a January 22 stream.

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NICKMERCS and Aydan had some brilliant matchups both with and against each other.

The emotional moment happened during a call with his mom, as she was away at one of her college classes. Aydan called up to share that he could give her a present now. Though she insisted she didn’t need anything as he has done enough for her, he still went on to let her know what the gift was.


“It’s too late, mom, all of your school loans are already paid for,” he said. She tried to deny the possibility, saying it’s not a federal loan so they can’t be, but he assured his mom that he had spoken to the right people and it was all done.

After the realization dawns on her that he had really paid off her loans, you can hear her start crying down the microphone, telling someone off-screen that “my son just paid off all my school.”

While listening to his mom in tears on the other end of the line, Aydan clearly starts getting choked up too, likely knowing the extent of how much he’s helped her get an education without the financial strain that comes with it.


After he clarifies that it could never have happened without all his viewers making everything possible, his mom left a message for them as well, saying: “I love them. Make sure to !sub and !prime,” a reference to helping Aydan get more subscribers, something which cracked him up through the tears.

People will often say how great it feels to help those you love, and there are few examples better than this one, which makes for emotional viewing whether you’re a fan of the streamer or not.


Pokemon GO streamer has phone & car stolen while live on Twitch

Published: 8/Oct/2020 21:24 Updated: 8/Oct/2020 21:27

by Brent Koepp


A Pokemon GO player’s livestream was interrupted when a mugger robbed them in front of viewers. The Trainer’s phone and car were stolen during the broadcast.

Pokemon GO took the world by storm in 2016, as players from all over ventured outside of their homes to catch their favorite monsters. The mobile title developed by Niantic brought the beloved Nintendo RPG to real life for millions.


Unfortunately, because the game takes place in the real world, unexpected things can happen – from fans assaulting each other over Gyms, to even murder. On October 8, a streamer’s broadcast quickly turned violent after they were mugged, much to the horror of their audience.

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The Pokemon GO player was robbed while trying to catch a Croagunk.

Pokemon GO player robbed live on stream

Pokemon GO streamer Anthony ‘xDeezzNutzx’ was broadcasting live on October 8 when his Twitch stream was abruptly brought to a halt. The player was trying to catch a Croagunk when a stranger attacked him.


While there is no video of the incident, viewers tuning it could hear the audio of the terrifying moment. “Whoa dude, I’m live! I’m live! I don’t got nothing. I don’t have anything!” the 23-year old told the assailant.

The thief can be heard telling the Pokemon fan “The f**k wrong with you?!” after they tried to resist the theft. The GO stream then cut off after the criminal stole the player’s phone.


The thieves could be heard talking on the stream after multiple attempts to unlock the victim’s phone. “We got to get up through here really quick. Come on. We got his vape, his car keys, let’s get the whip, right,” they said.

It wasn’t long before the criminals realized that the phone was still broadcasting live. “He was going live? Why does he got so many goddamn portable chargers?” they said, before taking off with the stolen items.


According to Reddit, a police investigation is now underway. At the time of writing, the individuals have not yet been found or arrested. Based on the audio, it appears that the streamer was mugged by four individuals.

This story is sadly another example of how unpredictable the real world can actually be. And unfortunately, that means even players trying to enjoy Pokemon GO outside can sometimes get caught up in some scary situations.