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Summit1g explains why fans are going to ruin The Division 2

Published: 18/Jan/2019 12:51 Updated: 18/Jan/2019 15:29

by Matt Porter

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Jaryd ‘summit1g’ Lazaris has had his say on upcoming game Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, and thinks the developers need to learn from mistakes they made with the first game.

The Division 2 is set to release in March, and will see players leave New York and head to Washington D.C. where the capital city is overrun by enemy marauders and mercenaries.

However, Lazaris doesn’t appear to be excited at the prospect of the new title, and looked back to the original game to give his thoughts on what Ubisoft have done wrong with the franchise – specifically with the game’s player-vs-player area, the Dark Zone. 

UbisoftThe Division 2 is set in Washington D.C.

“You want to know what happened chat?” summit1g told his chat. “They came out with the first Division and it was super popular, and then it started dying out like any game would.

“They started listening to the stupid fucking Reddit threads with these fucking crybabies that are complaining that they don’t like going into the Dark Zone because all these guys have really good loot. That’s why there is different sections of the fucking Dark Zone. Ones where noobs hang out, and ones where the top guys hang out.

“The top guys roam down there and shit down your throat? Well, sucks to be you bro, you’ve got to gear up. Stop catering to these people. There’s a reason our games are in the state that it’s in, your casual fans don’t know what the game needs,” concluded Lazaris.

While summit1g seems unlikely to be picking up The Division 2, the streamer has been grinding Sea of Thieves, on which he has pulled off some incredible and hilarious plays.

The streamer has managed to swindle a number of teams into handing over their gold to him, and even made “the greatest play of all time” – according to himself – thanks to the help of a Megladon.

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Pokemon releases Pikachu ASMR and fans are loving it

Published: 4/Dec/2020 20:41

by Brent Koepp

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The Pokemon Company surprised fans on December 3 with a special ASMR video hosted by Pikachu. The odd YouTube upload went viral after players of the Nintendo RPG couldn’t get enough of it.

Pokemon made its debut in 1996 and quickly took the world by storm. Decades later, the Nintendo property has surpassed titans such as Disney and Marvel to become the highest-grossing media franchise of all time. From cards to t-shirts, consumers can’t get enough of the beloved series.

On December 3, fans were surprised when the series’ mascot, Pikachu, hosted an ASMR video. Players unfamiliar with the audio phenomena that has swept YouTube and Twitch found themselves surprised by how much the Electric-type’s sounds made them feel relaxed.

Screenshot of Snorlax sleeping in the Pokemon anime.
Game Freak / The Pokemon Company
Pokemon fans can now lay back like Snorlax with Pikachu ASMR.

Pikachu relaxes Pokemon fans with ASMR

ASMR, which stands for auto sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain sound frequencies cause listeners to get tingles or chills. The category has exploded on sites like YouTube where millions tune in to watch personalities whisper into a mic – yeah, it sounds weird on paper.

Now, The Pokemon Company has shared their own take on the medium by releasing an upload that features lovable mascot Pikachu. Despite only being out mere hours at the time of writing, the video has racked up over 369k views.

For over 15 minutes, the Gen I character interacts with objects around the room, while also shuffling and rolling across the floor.  The adorable ‘mon even whispers its iconic “Pika Pika” catchphrase from various angles.

Despite not being the usual content the Pokemon community expects, fans absolutely loved it. One user exclaimed, “I never knew I needed a Pikachu ASMR!” Another viewer agreed and wrote, “The comfiest thing I have ever heard.” Some even wanted more ASMR content featuring other Pokemon: “I need the Eevee version of this.”

Pokemon fans comment on ASMR Pikachu YouTube upload.

While ASMR isn’t for everyone, the unexpected Pikachu video has been a major hit with the community. Maybe Nintendo was actually onto something big with their Pokemon Sleep project after all.

Despite releasing over two decades ago, the Game Freak franchise has never been more popular. Fans have a lot to be excited for as the series will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2021, with many surprises to come.