Nintendo Confirms Security Breach Earlier This Month, Over 160,000 Accounts Possibly Affected

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Over the past few weeks, Nintendo has received numerous reports and complaints of accounts being hacked and unauthorized credit card use. The company responded with a statement saying that they were investigating the problem and advised account holders to enable two-step authentication in the meantime. Nintendo confirmed today that there was indeed a massive security breach that possibly affected over [...]

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Riot Games Rolls Out Guidelines For Valorant Esports Tournaments

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With Riot Games marketing Valorant as a competitive shooter, we’ll probably be seeing the game enter the eSports scene sometime after its official launch. In anticipation of this, Riot has laid down a number of ground rules for tournament organizers. It includes a requirement that the “Show Blood” option be turned off for all broadcasted eSports tournaments. Riot has also [...]

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Former Darkpaw Games Head Holly Longdale Is Now Working For Blizzard Entertainment

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Last month, EverQuest and EverQuest 2 Executive Producer Head Holly “Windstalker” Longdale surprised the gaming community when she resigned her post as the newly-appointed head of Daybreak's mini-studio Darkpaw Games for what she said was a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity. Now we know what that opportunity was. According to Longdale’s LinkedIn profile, she is now working for Blizzard Entertainment as Principal Game [...]

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ESRB Updates Rating System With A New Tag For Games With Lootboxes And Randomized Elements

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The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has just updated its rating system with a new “In-Game Purchases (Includes Random Items) label. The new label will appear in games that make use of lockboxes, item packs, gacha mechanics, treasure chests, prize wheels, card packs, and other randomized elements that can be purchased with real-world money. “[. . .] Since adding the [...]

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Gamesplanet Spring Sale 2020 Is Now Live

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The Gamesplanet Spring Sale 2020, powered by ASUS Republic of Gamers, is now in full swing if you’re looking for a new game to play while you’re locked down at home. “Gamesplanet's Spring Sale 2020 is now on - with epic discounts on your favourite PC titles including AAA and Indie hits from publishers such a Konami, Ubisoft, SEGA, 2k [...]

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