All publications for 17.06.2020

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This War of Mine to be included in school reading list in Poland

Video games are doing great in Poland. There are around 400 developers and publishers in the country, with CD Projekt currently being the most valuable video game company in Europe.

But now the Polish government is upping this game still further.

A survival title This War of Mine from another Plolish star developer 11 bit studios will now be included in the optional school reading list.

As reported by Radio Krakow,

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“Decent first steps.” Despite silence on BLM, Valve does support black devs

A number of indie developers are removing their games from Steam citing Valve’s failure to address the Black Lives Matter movement. By no longer profiting from the store, these devs refuse to remain “complicit with their silence on hate” in favour of “white angry male gamers.”

While Valve has never said anything to defend itself, organiser Shawn Alexander Allen pointed out that Valve is actually quite active when it comes to supporting the black gamedev community,