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 […]

Newzoo: Game market will hit $200B in 2024

Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. The global game market will grow from $175.8 billion in 2021 to more than $200 billion in 2024, according to the 2021 Global Games Market Report by Newzoo. From 2019 to 2024, the market will grow with a […]

FPS Boost Is The Sleeper Hit Of The New Console Generation

The PS5 and Xbox Series X/S generation has been off to a slow start – and it’s due to a number of circumstances. Both consoles launched during a global pandemic, with the production of hardware and development of games being hindered by a lack of components and the fact that almost all major studios are […]

A new version of the hit board game Pandemic is free to print-and-play

Designer Matt Leacock’s Pandemic is probably the best introduction to modern board gaming around. It’s cooperative and easy to teach to new players. Publisher Z-Man Games announced a new version, Pandemic: Hot Zone – Europe, on Thursday and put the game up for pre-order. If you want to try it out, a free print-and-play version […]

New World Hit With Another Delay, Now Launching August 31

Amazon Game Studios’ upcoming MMORPG, New World, has been delayed to August 31. The title was expected to launch this spring, but the team is hoping to use the extra time to make “substantial improvements.” New World has seen a lot of change over the past few months as the developer worked to incorporate feedback […]

The Call Of Duty: Warzone Hit Marker Bug Is Fixed

For a week now, hit markers in Call of Duty: Warzone have not been appearing consistently for players, whether that’s in Verdansk itself or the gulag. However, Raven Software has pushed out an update that fixes this bug – hopefully, it sticks. This came alongside some other little bug fixes, such as weapon XP not […]

Xbox Game Pass subscribers hits 15 million after major lockdown boost

Xbox has gained 5 million new Game Pass subscribers since April, as Microsoft’s subscription service goes from strength to strength. Microsoft’s attempts to push Xbox Game Pass seem to be working, as the company reveals that the number of subscribers has increased by 50% in the past five months. Back in April the total was […]