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Generation Esports, founders of the largest competitive gaming organization for high schools HSEL (High School Esports League), has announced that they are starting the MSEL (Middle School Esports League).

The MSEL will begin on September 21st of this year and will be an eight week long competition where North American middle school esports clubs can compete against their peers in six popular multiplayer online video games. The esports games that will be played are: Minecraft, Rocket League, Fortnite, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Just Dance 2020 and Mario Kart 8 DX. Winning teams will earn their schools new gaming hardware such as Nintendo Switch consoles. …


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Today Microsoft revealed the time for the Xbox Games Showcase in a tweet. The event is scheduled to take place on Thursday July 23rd. This event is scheduled to primarily showcase Xbox first party games. We assume that the focus will be on the Xbox Series X as things for the system should begin ramping up for their holiday season 2020 launch. Other than the date and time of the event, no further details have been revealed.

🎮 Xbox Games Showcase
📅 July 23rd
⏰ 9am PT
@SummerGameFest Pre-Show at 8am PT with @GeoffKeighley on @YouTubeGaming#XboxGamesShowcase pic.twitter.com/zGr5AnFwic

- Xbox (@Xbox) July 6…


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Unsolved Mysteries was a popular documentary style show that ran from 1987 through 2002 in its initial run on Channels NBC, CBS and Lifetime. It was hosted by Robert Stack and the series pretty much ended around the time of his illness and death. The show was brought back in 2007 on Spike and was hosted by Dennis Farina and that ended in 2010. In 2017 there was talk of reviving the series and in 2019 Netflix picked up the series for its 15th season. The Unsolved Mysteries reboot began airing on Netflix on July 1st 2020.

The new reboot of the series will have no host and is mainly done documentary style. Unsolved Mysteries documents cold cases and paranormal activity such as UFO abductions. Unlike the original series which featured multiple cases per episode, Unsolved Mysteries on Netflix will feature one case per episode. The series is scheduled to have 12 episodes and it premiered on July 1st. So far six episodes have aired. …


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Fortnite is continuing the trend it has been setting and is hosting a party in Party Royale mode. We have previously had a concert by Travis Scott which was really cool visually, plus I am a fan of the emote that came with it. We also had Steve Aoki, Deadmau5 and Dillon Francis hosting a party in Party Royale and today we have another announcement.

The event is called Diplo Presents: Thomas Wesley with Special Guests Noah Cyrus and Young Thug. I will be taking place on Fortnite Party Royale’s Main Stage this Thursday, June 25th at 9 PM Eastern/6 PM Pacific. Thomas Wesley is the real name of Diplo. …


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Less than a year after making a splash in the game streaming industry by prying Ninja away from rival streaming service Twitch, Microsoft is shutting down Mixer.

Microsoft announced today that the company is shutting down the streaming platform Mixer on July 22nd of this year and that they will be partnering with Facebook Gaming moving forward. They are using this as an attempt to expand their audience base. Effective on July 22nd, all Mixer sites will forward to Facebook Gaming. Phil Spencer, head of Xbox said, “It became clear that the time needed to grow our own live-streaming community to scale was out of measure with the vision and experiences we want to deliver to gamers now.” …

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