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Daily NewsRadar: Fortnite vending machines, hints at more Overwatch PvE, and intriguing teaser trailers

You're halfway through the week already! Wednesday brought with it a bunch of cool gaming news; here are the best tidbits for your perusing pleasure.

Learn more about Blackwatch in the new Overwatch comic, Retribution 

Get more insight into the covert ops team of Blackwatch (led by Reaper, before he donned the skull mask) in the latest Overwatch comic (opens in new tab), which could be setting the stage for a new Overwatch Archives mission being added to the game later this year. 

Fork over some in-game resources at Fortnite's vending machines 

Fortnite (opens in new tab)'s iconic island is now dotted with vending machines, which will give you all kinds of guns and goodies in exchange for building resources. Here's a Fortnite Vending Machines guide (opens in new tab) to explain and help you track them down.

The Spectrum Retreat looks eerie and enchanting 

While it may not show off much in the way of gameplay, this reveal trailer for "narrative-driven puzzler" The Spectrum Retreat has the kind of unsettling atmosphere that looks like it could easily pull you in. 

Sunless Skies trailer whisks you away to the stars 

The space-faring follow-up to the gothic, narrative-driven adventure Sunless Seas, Sunless Skies (opens in new tab) looks appropriately weird and mesmerizing in this new trailer showing off the region of Albion. 

Even more news:  

How God of War's combat team made Kratos' new axe feel so good (opens in new tab)

The Guardians take aim and the Science Bros team up in these two exclusive Avengers: Infinity War images (opens in new tab)

5 things we’ve learnt from Westworld season 2’s viral unveiling of Shogun World (opens in new tab)

“It's not a question of if, but a question of when” - As Fortnite Battle Royale’s meteor gets closer, Epic confirms a new map is on the cards (opens in new tab)

Onesies and Thanos bibles: Josh Brolin’s prep for Avengers: Infinity War was... quite something (opens in new tab)

Middle-earth: Shadow of War devs admit loot boxes messed with the "core premise" but they'll be gone soon (opens in new tab)

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