“You deserve better than the product of stress and depression”: SUPERHOT VR devs remove content alluding to self-harm / sucide despite backlash from players
Bungie promises to confront harassment ‘head on’ following Activision Blizzard lawsuit
Bungie, which was once a part of Activision, has issued a statement on toxic work culture and harassment amid latest allegations against its former publisher. While the company doesn’t say it is perfect, it claims to have no tolerance towards such behavior.
Blizzard president J. Allen Brack renounces “bro culture” and canonizes Gloria Steinem in message to staff
WoW players stage virtual sit-in to protest Activision Blizzard’s culture of sex discrimination and to support Black Girls Code charity
How Warcraft III: Reforged development turned into nightmare due to Activision’s takeover and budget cuts
Many Blizzard fans still would like to forget about Warcraft III: Reforged. However, the game’s problems began way before the launch. Misunderstanding, low budgets, and Activision taking over Blizzard’s operations were just a few issues that plagued the project.
Former Blizzard dev on how Blizzard prevents its employees from going to court
JoyPac to help Ketachapp and other top hyper-casual publishers enter Chinese mobile market
China is one of the biggest markets for mobile games. However, it is still hard for Western companies to enter this territory. That’s why JoyPac decided to help top hyper-casual publishers reach local players and expand their businesses.
Ubisoft Singapore devs on working in ‘colonial outpost’ led by toxic managers: “The head was rotten”
There have been numerous reports on Ubisoft’s work environment and harassment within the company. And it seems like its Singapore division is no exception, as employees describe it as “one of the worst Ubisoft studios in terms of culture.”
DFEH alleges discrimination against women at Activision Blizzard. Activision Blizzard calls DFEH “unaccountable State bureaucrats”
Utopia Analytics’ Sharon Fisher on Discord’s Sentropy acquisition: “Using human moderators just can’t address the scale of the challenge we are seeing”
Genshin Impact towers over other mobile action games in US, generating over $170 million in 6 months
Mobile action games are on the rise, and it’s no surprise that Genshin Impact is the leader in this genre. During the first half of the year, miHoYo’s game generated around $174 million in the US stores.
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp joins Gunzilla Games to work on AAA multiplayer shooter
Ubisoft removes Chinese singer Kris Wu’s song from Just Dance amid abuse allegations
Kris Wu, a 30-year-old singer and a former member of boyband EXO, has been accused of sexually assaulting young girls. Many brands cut ties with him, including the Chinese division of Ubisoft. The company removed his song from Just Dance.