Emma Fyffe from VENN joined 5 Live to talk about the latest pop culture and video game news.
Elden Ring is a highly anticipated new game developed by From Software, the makers of the infamous “Dark Souls” games. It has been years since a collaboration between the creator of “Dark Souls” Hidetaka Miyazaki and the creator of “Game of Thrones” George RR Martin. The game features a rich fantasy storyline and, like all From Software games, devilishly difficult combat.
The Marvel’s Avengers video game had an eventful first year, plagued by low player counts and spotty gameplay, but the game addressed most of those technical issues in time to roll out their new character for the game, T ‘ Challa himself. Black Panther will soon be a playable character with his own story to help you complete the Avengers roster and save the universe.
The Olympic Virtual Series is a new competition taking place this summer around the time of the Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee has partnered with several top games to host sailing, cycling, baseball and more. Players will compete in these esports, all virtually, from the comfort of their seats, to become the first esports players recognized by the Olympic Committee. It is not yet known if these competitors will win real medals or if the prize will be significantly less brilliant.
This segment aired on 5 Live on June 17, 2021.
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