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Konami’s eFootball is a disaster at launch and Steam’s worst-rated game ever

Well, Pro Evolution Soccer’s transition to fully free-to-play eFootball is quite the hot mess. Konami’s futbol game launched on Wednesday with player expectations already set into the future, thanks to a development roadmap promising a lot of core features coming via title updates. But that doesn’t even begin to account for the cavalcade of jank […]

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Netflix acquires Oxenfree developer Night School Studio

Netflix has acquired Oxenfree developer Night School Studio, the companies announced Tuesday. The game studio, known for its branching narratives, will create original games for the streaming platform’s nascent foray into video games. Night School Studio founder Sean Krankel said in a blog post about the acquisition that the company will continue working on Oxenfree […]

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Activision Blizzard, sued by US employment commission, agrees to $18M settlement

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a complaint against Activision Blizzard on Monday, alleging that the video game publisher subjected employees to sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and/or related retaliation. The EEOC’s complaint notes that its investigation into Activision Blizzard began in September 2018. The commission alleges in its complaint that “some employees complained about […]

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Microsoft Flight Simulator fans will get 3 new controllers, all compatible with Xbox

Fans of Microsoft Flight Simulator who play on Xbox Series X will soon have three new controllers to choose from. In addition to the Turtle Beach yoke announced in June, both Thrustmaster and Honeycomb Aeronautical revealed new Xbox-compatible flight control solutions over the weekend. The announcements were made during Flight Sim Expo 2021 in San […]