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Twitch cuts deal with NMPA to better manage copyright violations
Twitch has struck a new deal with the National Music Publishers' Association to better manage unauthorized music being p...
September 21, 2021
Twitch has struck a new deal with the National Music Publishers' Association to better manage unauthorized music being p...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 21, 2021
2 min read
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Overwatch 2's executive producer is leaving Blizzard
Chacko Sonny, a popular high-level Blizzard employee who's helped shepherd the Overwatch franchise, is leaving the compa...
September 21, 2021
Chacko Sonny, a popular high-level Blizzard employee who's helped shepherd the Overwatch franchise, is leaving the compa...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 21, 2021
2 min read
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Quantic Dream wins one libel lawsuit, loses another over reporting on alleged misconduct
French newspaper Le Monde has been found guilty of libel while outlet Mediapart has been exonerated—oddly for reporting ...
September 21, 2021
French newspaper Le Monde has been found guilty of libel while outlet Mediapart has been exonerated—oddly for reporting ...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 21, 2021
2 min read
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GDC adds new members to Advisory Board
The Advisory Board is thrilled to welcome Osama Dorias, Caroline Marchal, and Chris Zimmerman for GDC 2022.
September 21, 2021
The Advisory Board is thrilled to welcome Osama Dorias, Caroline Marchal, and Chris Zimmerman for GDC 2022.
by Game Developer, Staff
September 21, 2021
4 min read
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EA veterans net $3.5 million to create debut project at new studio Fuzzybot
The L.A.-based studio was formed in 2020 and wants to create "genre-crossing content within imaginative worlds."
September 21, 2021
The L.A.-based studio was formed in 2020 and wants to create "genre-crossing content within imaginative worlds."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 21, 2021
1 min read
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Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says publisher is complying with misconduct investigations
Kotick's remarks come immediately after the SEC launched its investigation into the Call of Duty publisher.
September 21, 2021
Kotick's remarks come immediately after the SEC launched its investigation into the Call of Duty publisher.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 21, 2021
3 min read
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Xbox names former IGDA exec director Jen MacLean as GM of creator partnerships
MacLean hopes to help Xbox developers create "the very best player experiences."
September 21, 2021
MacLean hopes to help Xbox developers create "the very best player experiences."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 21, 2021
1 min read
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Blizzard Entertainment's chief legal officer departs as lawsuits stack up
"The past three years have been full of unexpected twists and turns."
September 21, 2021
"The past three years have been full of unexpected twists and turns."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 21, 2021
2 min read
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Niantic to shut down Catan: World Explorers after hitting design roadblock
"Trying to adapt such a well-designed board game to a global, location-based MMO game was a tough challenge."
September 20, 2021
"Trying to adapt such a well-designed board game to a global, location-based MMO game was a tough challenge."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
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MyGames acquires hyper-casual studio Mamboo Games for over $2 million
"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."
September 20, 2021
"We will effectively scale Mamboo's business and provide them with all the advantages of an open partner environment."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
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EA will let players look inside some FIFA 22 loot boxes using 'Preview Packs'
EA has previously been criticized for implementing loot boxes in the form of cards packs in FIFA Ultimate Team.
September 20, 2021
EA has previously been criticized for implementing loot boxes in the form of cards packs in FIFA Ultimate Team.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
2 min read
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Game service provider Keywords has found its new CEO
The company intends to continue expanding to become the 'go-to' provider of scale within the games industry.
September 20, 2021
The company intends to continue expanding to become the 'go-to' provider of scale within the games industry.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 20, 2021
1 min read
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IGDA Women in Games group chair Jennifer Scheurle departs following abuse allegations
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
September 17, 2021
Scheurle was the chair of the IGDA's Women in Games Special Interest Group, but has now left the role.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 17, 2021
2 min read
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WB Games hires David Hewitt to be studio head of Monolith Productions
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
September 16, 2021
Warner Bros. Games has hired former Sony Santa Monica executive David Hewitt to run Monolith Productions.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Super practical indie game marketing with Chris Zukowski - GDC Podcast ep. 24
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
Indie game marketing consultant Chris Zukowski joins us to talk indie games and the press, game discount strategies, and...
September 16, 2021
4 min read
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