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Report: Diablo IV Devs Say June Release Date Will Lead To More Crunch

Report: Diablo IV Devs Say June Release Date Will Lead To More Crunch

Image: Snow storm Action-RPG Loot Diablo IV received brilliant advances this week and is expected to appear in the 2022 edition of The game prizes Thursday night. But some of the game developers tell the the washington post that production might not wrap up in time for a planned June 2023 release date, unless they …

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Microsoft Announces Bizarre Pledge To Bring Call of Duty To Nintendo Consoles

Microsoft Announces Bizarre Pledge To Bring Call of Duty To Nintendo Consoles

Image: Activision | Kotaku (Zack) Obligations It might be one of the most popular series on the planet, but it’s not exactly the kind of game you think of when you envision the Nintendo Switch. So in a way, it’s very strange to see Microsoft come out tonight to announce a “10-year commitment” to launch …

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2022 Was The Year The Video Game Industry Ate Itself

2022 Was The Year The Video Game Industry Ate Itself

The video game industry went on a shopping spree in 2021. Epic Games bought Mediatonic (Fall Guys), Sony bought Housemarque (Returnal), and Embracer bought Gearbox (Borderlands). It seemed like things might slow down in 2022, but instead they ramped up even more into an acquisition free-for-all. What will the future bring? Nobody knows. But the …

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Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty, Judge Decrees

Uh, what to say now?Image: infinity guardian A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard was dismissed last month because, according to a judge in the Southern California District Court where the lawsuit was filed, the plaintiffs didn’t play enough call of duty: infinity war file an informed case against the defamed publisher. for once in Activision Blizzard’s …

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Diablo Devs Say Activision Back To Its Old ‘Union-Busting’ Tricks

Diablo Devs Say Activision Back To Its Old ‘Union-Busting’ Tricks

Image: Snow storm Nearly two months after Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick announced that the company would finally begin negotiating its first union contract with the Game Workers Alliance at Raven SoftwareBlizzard Albany staff, currently working on Devil IVThey say that the publisher has tried to bust unions again. They accuse Activision Blizzard of rehiring …

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Sony Says Call Of Duty Is An ‘Essential Game’ Series While Microsoft Argues It Ain’t

Sony Says Call Of Duty Is An ‘Essential Game’ Series While Microsoft Argues It Ain’t

Image: activision Microsoft, in an attempt to minimize the possible ramifications of its attempted acquisition of Activision to various international regulatory agencies, argues that the Obligations The publisher you’re spending billions of dollars on doesn’t actually produce any games that can be considered “must haves.” Meanwhile, Sony is backing off and explaining that Obligations games …

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