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Teen Fortnite Addict Spends Close to $20K Savings on Twitch Donations

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A teenage Fortnite addict has reportedly wasted away close to $20,000 worth of his parent’s savings by making donations to Twitch streamers over the course of 17 days in June, according to The Sun.

The parents, who opted to remain anonymous to protect their son’s identity, made a post on Reddit about the $19,870.94 charge.

“When I saw the bank balances were almost gone, my lips started to tingle and I had to put my head down so I wouldn’t pass out” the mother said, according to Dot Esports. “I cried at first. I didn’t believe he could’ve done this.”

The son was given a debit card with a nominal balance to buy school lunches, but began transferring money from the account into his debit card to pay for transactions via online banking.

The son was confronted, but was “shocked” when seeing the total.

“I contacted my bank as soon as I found out and they froze all of our accounts, and his debit card was canceled,” she said. “Unless I press charges against my son, they will not help as this is considered friendly fraud.”

The mother has not had much success getting through to Twitch or Amazon, claiming that Twitch hasn’t responded in over two weeks, and Amazon directing her to contact Twitch directly regarding the matter.

“I work too many hours, and have not paid close enough attention to what he was doing online,” she said. “His internet knowledge has absolutely surpassed mine… My focus now though is trying to figure out why he did it so I can make sure this is the one giant mistake he makes in his life.”

Donations went to popular Twitch streamers like Tfue, Gorb, and Ewokttv, as well as Atlanta Falcons quarterback Kurt Benkert and Miami Heat player Meyers Leonard.

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Sifu Arriving in February 2022

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Following a delay, Sloclap has finally announced a new release date for their hand-to-hand brawler action game’Sifu’.

The game is set to make it’s way to Playstation 4, PC, and Playstation 5 on February 8th.

The fighting game has a rather unique wrinkle, as every time you die in the game, you respawn a little bit older. You can check out a vide of the game below.

 

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Hitman 3 Announces Year 2 Plans

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IO Interactive  put out a brand new video today highlighting what is in store during Year 2 of Hitman 3, which will include another year of DLC, new maps, storylines, modes, and more ways to play the most successful game in the franchise.

You can check out the full announcement, which was posted to Youtube on Monday, below:

 

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Riot Unveils First Look at ‘Project L’

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Riot has finally given fans a glimpse at the highly anticipated League of Legends fighting game ‘Project L’ (codename), which is one of the three mysterious projects that were discovered to be in the works back in 2019.

Since then, we found out that the first was ‘Valorant’, and the second, which is “a project that explores the possibilities of traversing the world of Runeterra with your friends,” has yet to be formally unveiled.

Lastly is the fighting game that is set in the League of Legends universe, and was showed off this past weekend.

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