All publications for 08.02.2024
Microsoft says Activision planned to eliminate “significant number of jobs” before acquisition in its response to FTC
Microsoft has responded to a US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint about the recent layoffs in its video game division. The company argued that Activision itself had planned to make the cuts long before the acquisition.
Palworld “could be taken as a signal to someone else with deeper pockets that Pokémon isn’t unassailable,” Mark Darrah says
Palworld has been causing debate since its launch, with Pocketpair also accused of plagiarism and the use of AI. Mark Darrah, veteran game developer and former BioWare producer, has shared his thoughts on the matter and what the game’s success could mean for Nintendo.
Disney invests $1.5 billion in Epic Games to build “transformational” games and entertainment universe
Epic Games has just received a $1.5 billion investment from Disney. Together, the companies will work on a multiyear project to create new games and other entertainment experiences as part of an “expansive” universe within Fortnite.