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Obituary: Game designer Zach Ford
Colleagues at PUBG Madison are raising funds for Ford's family after his sudden passing.
January 21, 2022
Colleagues at PUBG Madison are raising funds for Ford's family after his sudden passing.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 21, 2022
2 min read
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Renee Gittins to step down as IGDA Executive Director
Developer and consultant Rami Ismail will join the executive board to help with the search for a new executive director.
January 21, 2022
Developer and consultant Rami Ismail will join the executive board to help with the search for a new executive director.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 21, 2022
1 min read
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Raven Software QA staff unionize, call on Activision Blizzard for recognition
Update: "We strive to foster work environments where Quality Assurance Testers are respected and compensated for our essential role in the development process."
January 21, 2022
Update: "We strive to foster work environments where Quality Assurance Testers are respected and compensated for our essential role in the development process."
by Alissa McAloon, Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2022
3 min read
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TT Games devs describe crunch, abuse while making Lego games
Work on Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been badly impacted by mismanagement and overworked developers.
January 20, 2022
Work on Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been badly impacted by mismanagement and overworked developers.
January 20, 2022
4 min read
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Awesome Games Done Quick breaks another charity record with $3.4 million raised
The numbers just keep going up for Awesome Games Done Quick.
January 19, 2022
The numbers just keep going up for Awesome Games Done Quick.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 19, 2022
2 min read
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Mythical Games acquires cloud streaming dev Polystream
The move is meant to make Mythical's metaverse titles streamable using cloud technology.
January 18, 2022
The move is meant to make Mythical's metaverse titles streamable using cloud technology.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 18, 2022
2 min read
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The FTC is reportedly examining Meta's VR business
If you get regulated in VR you get regulated in real life.
January 18, 2022
If you get regulated in VR you get regulated in real life.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 18, 2022
1 min read
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Report: Bobby Kotick will step down after Activision Blizzard acquisition wraps up
It's not official yet, but Kotick might be headed for the exit.
January 18, 2022
It's not official yet, but Kotick might be headed for the exit.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 18, 2022
2 min read
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Obituary: Lionhead, 22cans art director Paul McLaughlin dies at 57
McLaughlin was beloved in the Guildford game development scene.
January 14, 2022
McLaughlin was beloved in the Guildford game development scene.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 14, 2022
2 min read
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Cris Tales' marriage of JRPG inspirations and Colombian charm
"What we wanted to do is take those very normal, day-to-day elements that we have here in Colombia and turn them into these magical versions of themselves."
January 13, 2022
"What we wanted to do is take those very normal, day-to-day elements that we have here in Colombia and turn them into these magical versions of themselves."
by Eddie Velazquez, Contributor
January 13, 2022
8 min read
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Platinum Games appoints new CEO after Kenichi Sato steps down
Sato left the role last month, and will be replaced by company VP Atsushi Inaba.
January 13, 2022
Sato left the role last month, and will be replaced by company VP Atsushi Inaba.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
January 13, 2022
2 min read
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Wordle clones nuked from iOS App Store
A quick end to this clone war.
January 12, 2022
A quick end to this clone war.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 12, 2022
2 min read
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Riot opens Queue Dodge program to all staff as strategic changes loom
The program will let staff exit the company with a chunk of their annual salary and other benefits.
January 12, 2022
The program will let staff exit the company with a chunk of their annual salary and other benefits.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
January 12, 2022
2 min read
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Report: Activision Blizzard's defensiveness drove employees to quit
Some former Activision Blizzard employees who experienced sexual harassment say the company's behavior last year proved to be the last straw.
January 11, 2022
Some former Activision Blizzard employees who experienced sexual harassment say the company's behavior last year proved to be the last straw.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 11, 2022
2 min read
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The Chinese version of Roblox is currently offline
LuoBuLeSi, the version of Roblox published by Tencent, was taken offline last month.
January 10, 2022
LuoBuLeSi, the version of Roblox published by Tencent, was taken offline last month.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
January 10, 2022
2 min read
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