All publications for 20.07.2021
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.
Nintendo directors get total payout of $6.9 million, which is still modest compared to Western executives
Nintendo had a successful financial year, thanks to strong performance of Nintendo Switch and games like Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Of course, the company’s three directors got huge bonuses, which are still quite small compared to the ones received by Western top managers.
IGDA urges game companies to rethink blockchain usage due to its impact on climate and environment
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has released a call to action on the usage of blockchain by game developers. The organization wants companies to find more energy-efficient algorithms.
Last chance to apply for XDC Contest for LATAM devs. Submissions closing July 21
If your studio is based in Latin America, you can enter the XDC Contest for LATAM Developers for a chance to win prizes worth $150,000. Games for all platforms are eligible, including mobile, PC, console, browser, and VR.