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Leak reveals player counts for thousands of Steam games

Believe it or not, "How many people are playing your game?" is a surprisingly hard question to answer for many people both inside and outside the game industry. Between digital platforms, sales, the second-hand scene, and a market that ince...

 
 
 
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Disney and Nintendo are teaming up to create a Switch show

Disney and Nintendo announced today that a new show is in the works based around the Nintendo Switch. Titled the "Nintendo Switch Family Showdown," the program will feature four families duking it out in a variety of Switch games. Objective...

 
 
 
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J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot to open video game division

Announced in The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Interactive and Tencent will work alongside a new division within J.J. Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, to produce video games.Bad Robot Games will partner with the industry giants to ...

 
 
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NetEase invests $100 million into Bungie for new project

Chinese publisher NetEase has invested $100 million into Bungie for the creation of a new game. The news comes from multiple sources that are each describing the partnership as a chance for Bungie to explore new directions. According to the...

 
 
 
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God of War was the best selling game of April

In addition to becoming Sony's fastest selling PS4 exclusive, God of War was also the best selling game of April according to the NPD Group. Alongside general increased earnings in the games industry, God of War sits at the number one spot ...

 
 
 
 
 
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David Jaffe's game studio is going through some hard times

In what is sadly becoming a trend in the industry, another indie studio has been forced to lay staff off. This time, Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency (known for Drawn to Death) is the one on the chopping block. Helmed by industry...

 
 
 
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SAG-AFTRA approves new deal with video game producers

Actors union body SAG-AFTRA have announced that their members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new deal with video game companies, bringing the year-long strike to its conclusion.The crux of SAG-AFTRA member's demands pertained to b...

 
 
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The video game voice actor strike is (tentatively) over

For nearly a year now, SAG-affiliated video game voice actors have been on strike. Last September, 97% of members voted for a work stoppage if a new contract wasn't established. It wasn't, and the strike began in late October. Since then, m...

 
 
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Hitman may be saved after all

After Square Enix decided to sell off IO Interactive, the future of Hitman lingered in purgatory. Square Enix owns the intellectual property and would continue to do so even without the developer, IO Interactive, around to develop it. ...

 
 
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Hitman developer IO Interactive is laying off employees

Not even two weeks have passed since Square Enix decided to drop IO Interactive, but people are already losing jobs while the company continues searching for a new parent. The Hitman developer posted an update on Twitter, stating ...

 
 
 
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Peter Moore is departing EA to head up Liverpool FC

Peter Moore is moving on not only from Electronic Arts, but the industry at large. The executive known for his roles at Sega of America, Microsoft, and most recently EA is leaving to become CEO of Liverpool Football Club in June. It'll be s...

 
 
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Destructoid's ethics and transparency policy

[Updated June 15, 2017 - Destructoid was acquired by Enthusiast Gaming - Niero][Updated March 27, 2017 - Re-organized sections and added FTC guidelines -Niero][Updated Feb 20, 2017 - Added Fig Investing and topic sections were re-organized ...

 
 
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Erik Wolpaw has departed Valve

It's been confirmed that Erik Wolpaw, one of the writers behind games like Portal and Left 4 Dead, is no longer working for Valve. Wolpaw and his writing partner, Chet Faliszek, joined Valve after their hugely influential Old Man ...

 
 




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