All publications for 22.07.2021
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
With a Twitter-wide debate unfolding around the Blizzard sex descrimination lawsuit, a former employee shared what seems to be the beginning of the dispute resolution agreement new hires have to sign when joining the company.
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”
California’s civil rights agency called Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) has sued Activision Blizzard for discrimination against its female employees, who make up around 20% of the company’s entire workfore.