All publications for 04.08.2021
Curve Digital sees indie action title The Ascent as ‘AAA competitor’ after it generates $5 million
Despite some mixed reviews from critics, players met The Ascent with generally positive reviews. And the game has already surpassed $5 million in revenue, which is a record for publisher Curve Digital.
Xsolla fires 150 employees using big data and AI analysis, CEO’s letter causes controversy
Russian payment services company Xsolla has fired 150 employees at once. What caused controversy wasn’t the staff reduction itself but the CEO’s letter, in which he tried to explain the reason behind this decision.
Activision Blizzard August 3 update: Blizzard HR head Jesse Meschuk fired, ABK Workers Alliance speaks against law firm WilmerHale, class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors, execs delete their Twitter accounts
Following the news of Blizzard president J. Allen Brack’s departure from the company, Activision Blizzard announced that Jesse Meschuk, Blizzard’s senior vice president of HR, also left (and took his Twitter account with him).