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Today, it's all about a man who plays a hacker playing a different hacker on Twitch, a delay for yet another game, advertising drama and a respectful gesture in the face of tragedy.
First, things just got meta. Rami Malek, the star of hacker TV show Mr. Robot, will be streaming Watch Dogs 2 on Twitch tomorrow at 11am PST. Twitch viewers can also suggest special challenges for the actor while he plays. Here's hoping that Twitch's notoriously salty chat decides to play nice.
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is getting pushed back to 2017. Ninja Theory has decided to go with a confessional style announcement video, citing the usual need for extra time to polish stuff up. In case you're not familiar with the British studio, Ninja Theory is the team behind the recent Devil May Cry reboot and PlayStation 3 launch title Heavenly Sword.
Just as No Man's Sky answered one bunch of critics with a new update, a UK advertising body has cleared developer Hello Games after some players accused it of misleading consumers with screenshots and videos that featured content that didn't make it into the final game. "Consumers would understand the images and videos to be representative of the type of content they would encounter during gameplay, but would not generally expect to see those specific creatures, landscapes, battles and structures," it said.
Ark: Survival Evolved is already out on PC and Xbox One and now it finally has a release date for PlayStation 4. The game mixes survival gameplay with, well, massive dinosaurs, and has developed a rather large following. (Not so surprising for a generation raised on Minecraft abnd Jurassic Park.) The game will hit PS4 on December 6th.
Someone send Riot Games an Edible Arrangement: Inc. has named it its company of the year, calling the League Of Legends studio "the most exciting company you've never heard of."
Finally, EA has commemorated the recent, tragic plane crash that killed 71 people, including members of the Brazilian soccer club Chapecoense, by giving FIFA 17 players a free Chapecoense kit and crest, accompanied by the message "Wear this kit and crest in support of the friends, family and fans of Chapecoense."