Cyberpunk 2077 Studio CD Projekt Red Settles Investor Class Action Lawsuit For $1.85M

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CD Projekt Red might have managed to turn things around for Cyberpunk 2077 but that’s not enough to pacify investors who filed a class action lawsuit against the studio after the game’s disastrous launch two years ago. The lawsuit sought to recover damages caused by the game’s abysmal performance on consoles last-gen consoles and allegedly misleading statements about the state [...]

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Nvidia Showcased Gameplay Footage Of Several Highly Awaited MMOs At CES 2023

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The who’s who of the tech world has gotten together in Las Vegas this week to showcase their wares at CES 2023. Among them is GPU manufacturer Nvidia who showed off new gameplay footage of several highly awaited MMOs and multiplayer games as part of the company’s tech presentation yesterday. Among those showcased during Nvidia’s presentation was NCSoft’s upcoming Lineage [...]

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The FTC’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against Microsoft Moves Forward With Pre-Trial Hearings

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The Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft has taken its first steps forward with yesterday’s first pre-trial hearing. As we previously reported, the FTC is looking to block the multi-billion dollar merger between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard on grounds that it will stifle competition and will give the former the means to pull popular games from other video game [...]

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US Army Documents Outline Multi-Million Dollar Recruitment Drive Built Around Call Of Duty

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As you may well know, the United States Army isn’t above using video games to help recruit new soldiers into its ranks with its first-person shooter series America’s Army getting multiple sequels since it first launched in 2002. The US Armed Forces branch was also apparently looking to take advantage of the Call of Duty franchise’s popularity to bolster its [...]

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Square Enix President Still Believes Blockchain Is The Future Despite Crypto Crash

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2022’s big crypto crash and the subsequent demise of several blockchain and NFT games apparently isn’t enough to deter Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda’s ambitions to break into the blockchain market. In his New Year’s Letter from the President, Matsuda asserts that blockchain technology is the future of games and that it remains an untapped market. He also insists that [...]

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Proletariat Joins Other Activision Blizzard Studios In Their Unionizing Efforts

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Another ABK-owned studio is currently in the process of forming a union, and this time it’s the whole studio and not just the QA department. Proletariat joins the QA workers of Raven Software and Blizzard Albany in unionizing under the Communication Workers Alliance banner. The studio is best known for its fantasy battle royale game Spellbreak and was acquired by [...]

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Gamers File Private Antitrust Lawsuit To Block Microsoft-Activision Blizzard Merger

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The US Federal Trade Commission and the UK Competition Markets Authority apparently aren’t the only ones looking to block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. A group of 10 gamers has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit to stop the merger over the same gaming monopoly concerns as the government regulatory agencies. The antitrust lawsuit argues that the $68.7 billion merger violates [...]

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