SEC Launches Separate Investigation On Activision Blizzard Over Their Workplace Behavior

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As if a state-sanctioned sexual harassment lawsuit wasn’t enough, Activision Blizzard is now being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission for how the company handled employees’ complaints of sexual misconduct and discrimination within its walls. According to the Wall Street Journal, the SEC has subpoenaed the company and its executives, including CEO Bobby Kotick, asking for various records [...]

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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Release Date And Other Big PlayStation Showcase 2021 Reveals

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Last week’s PlayStation Showcase 2021 digital event saw several big game announcements and a boatload of awesome new PlayStation 5 game trailers for some of the most highly-awaited titles, including the Star Wars: Knights of the Republic Remake, God of War: Ragnarok, Spider-Man 2, Gran Turismo 7, and a new Wolverine game. Among those announcements is the official release date [...]

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Apple In Epic Games Antitrust Lawsuit But Allows Third-Party IAPs

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After over a year of motions, counter-claims, and posturing, the Epic Games vs. Apple antitrust lawsuit has finally come to an end as Judge Yvonne Gonzales-Rogers rules in favor of Apple in 9 counts out of 10, but essentially gave Epic Games and other developers what they’ve been fighting for all along – the ability to put alternative payment methods [...]

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Chronicles Of Elyria Class-Action Proceeds In Washington, Xsolla Arbitration Deferred

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The Chronicles of Elyria legal drama continues to play out after the class-action suit was divided into two separate complaints back in July. For those following the proceedings, you’ll remember that the Xsolla part of the lawsuit was moved to non-class arbitration in California per the company’s Terms of Service, while Soulbound Studios’ part was moved to the studio’s home [...]

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Horizon: Forbidden West Will Be The Last Sony Game To Get A Free PS5 Upgrade

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When the PlayStation 5 came out in 2020, Sony Interactive Entertainment promised free upgrade paths for some of their exclusively-published cross-gen games, including Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Horizon: Forbidden West. “The PS5 versions of those games are built from the ground up to take advantage of the PS5 feature set, and we have an upgrade path for PS4 users to [...]

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ArtCraft Entertainment Laid Off Several Crowfall Team Members Over The Weekend

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ArtCraft Entertainment has laid off several members of the Crowfall team just two months after the Kickstarted “Throne War Simulator” officially launched on PC. Valerie Massey, the former ArtCraft Community Director and now Senior Community Manager for Dual Universe, broke the unfortunate news on Twitter over the weekend. Gutted and gobsmacked to hear about the @ArtCraftEnt layoffs today. Having worked [...]

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Aliens: Fireteam Elite’s Cold Iron Studios Used To Be Part Of Daybreak But Now It’s Not

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When Aliens: Fireteam Elite came out last week, most of us were surprised to find out that Cold Iron Studios, the game’s developer and co-publisher, was in fact a subsidiary of Daybreak Games. The press release announcing Daybreak’s acquisition of the still back in August 2020, however, suddenly vanished a few days ago around the same time that Daybreak CEO [...]

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Chinese Government Further Restricts Gaming for Kids by Limiting Playtime to 3 Hours Per Week

The Chinese government is at it again. A few weeks ago Tencent began implementing facial recognition software into their games to ensure kids don't bypass their daily gaming allotment by using their parent's phones. This week the government announced new restrictions on gaming for minors and unlike previous restrictions these are strict. Anyone under 18 years old will only be [...]

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