Square Enix Releases Footage From Cancelled Lara Croft Horror Game Tomb Raider Ascension

Square Enix has released footage from its canceled horror Tomb Raider game, Tomb Raider: Ascension.  The company released the footage as part of its 25th Anniversary celebrations and in the roughly seven minutes of footage, we see a greyed-out character model that’s clearly Lara Croft traversing through dark caves, marshes, spooky houses, and more, as […]

Twilio launches new platform focused on personalized marketing

During today’s Signal conference, Twilio unveiled a new platform — Twilio Engage — that it says will enable personalization at scale for business-to-consumer companies. A pillar of Twilio’s customer engagement platform, Engage, is designed to help marketers build and launch tailored end-to-end marketing campaigns. An increasing number of companies are embracing personalization for marketing. While […]

The Good Life Review – Shoot For A Higher Standard Of Living

The Good Life has been in development for a long time – it failed its initial funding campaign in 2017. But after several development pauses, funding attempts, and visual alterations, its bumpy development led to a bumpy gameplay experience. Despite that, The Good Life contains flashes of fun in the more absurd moments, and its […]

Activision Blizzard hit with federal investigation, Bobby Kotick subpoenaed

Activision Blizzard now faces a federal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, into how the company has handled employee allegations of workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct. The company’s workplace environment has faced public scrutiny since California authorities filed suit to prosecute similar claims back in July. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

Vertigo Games Acquires Force Field, Working On 'AAA VR Game'

Arizona Sunshine and After The Fall developer Vertigo Games is acquiring Amsterdam-based Force Field. Vertigo acquired all of Force Field’s shares for an undisclosed sum. Force Field will be renamed to Vertigo Amsterdam and, according to a press release, will continue work on “an unannounced AAA game based on a well-known IP.” The core Vertigo […]

Amazon’s Elasticsearch fork OpenSearch hits prime time

Join executive leaders at the Data, Analytics, & Intelligent Automation Summit, presented by Accenture. Register here. Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Amazon has launched the first production-ready version of its Elasticsearch “fork” OpenSearch. This follows six months after Amazon’s AWS first revealed plans to fork Elasticsearch, the Java-based open source […]

Doom Eternal Next-Gen Update For PS5 And Xbox Series X/S Is Now Available

The next-gen update for Doom Eternal was first announced during the Xbox Games Showcase at E3. Today, the optimized game finally arrives on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X (on Game Pass as well). A post on the official Bethesda website details the performance and graphical settings that’ll be available for next-gen console owners. For […]

Breakroom teams up with High Fidelity to bring 3D audio to online meetings

Elevate your enterprise data technology and strategy at Transform 2021. Social meeting space Breakroom has integrated High Fidelity‘s 3D audio into its 3D virtual world for social and business events. The deal is a convergence of pioneers who have made their mark on the development of virtual life. Philip Rosedale is the CEO of High […]