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Activision Blizzard faces SEC investigation following misconduct allegations
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Activision Blizzard over the company's handling of workplace ...
September 20, 2021
The US Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Activision Blizzard over the company's handling of workplace ...
by Alissa McAloon, Editor-in-Chief
September 20, 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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Omdia Analyst: In-app ad revenue is growing faster than in-app user spending
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
September 16, 2021
Analyst Guillermo Escofet examines how much revenue comes from in-app advertising versus in-app spending.
by Guillermo Escofet, Contributor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Obituary: ZX Spectrum creator Clive Sinclair has passed away at 81
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
September 16, 2021
Clive Sinclair, creator of the pocket calculator and the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has passed away at age 81.
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Former Destiny, Halo composer owes Bungie thousands after being found in contempt of court
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
September 16, 2021
Destiny and Halo soundtrack composer Marty O'Donnell has been found in contempt of court for posting music assets on You...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 16, 2021
2 min read
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Elodie nets $32.5 million to develop cross-platform titles
Elodie was co-founded by League of Legends former head of product David Banks, and Riot Games' former design director Ch...
September 16, 2021
Elodie was co-founded by League of Legends former head of product David Banks, and Riot Games' former design director Ch...
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Arkane explains the method behind the maniacal madness of Deathloop's iconic kick
"[After realizing parrying was a non-starter] we said hey, fuck defense, let's replace it with a boot kick in the gut."
September 16, 2021
"[After realizing parrying was a non-starter] we said hey, fuck defense, let's replace it with a boot kick in the gut."
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
2 min read
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Mobile publisher Azur nabs minority stake in app developer Skyrocket for $2.2 million
Azur is known for publishing casual titles like Stack Ball and has achieved over 2 billion downloads to-date.
September 16, 2021
Azur is known for publishing casual titles like Stack Ball and has achieved over 2 billion downloads to-date.
by Chris Kerr, News Editor
September 16, 2021
1 min read
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Alexandre Parizeau will head up Amazon's Montreal studio
Ubisoft Toronto co-founder Alexandre Parizeau will be the head of Amazon Montreal, the megacorp's new game studio that r...
September 15, 2021
Ubisoft Toronto co-founder Alexandre Parizeau will be the head of Amazon Montreal, the megacorp's new game studio that r...
by Bryant Francis, Senior Editor
September 15, 2021
1 min read
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