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Layoffs Hit PlayStation Europe

SIEE had no prior knowledge of PS5 reveal.

A new report from VGC says that Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe (SIEE) is undergoing a "restructuring" of several areas at the company, including marketing and PR. VGC says that they were informed of this unfortunate news from "people with knowledge of the situation."

As if that wasn't bad enough, VGC's report says that SIEE employees were informed about when American PlayStation directors visited SIEE in their London location. Those employees who were impacted by these layoffs...
 

Blizzard Employees Walkout in Protest of Unjust Ban on Pro-Hong Kong Hearthstone Player

A small group of Blizzard employees are protesting against the actions of their employer.

A small group of Activision-Blizzard employees staged a walkout on Tuesday afternoon of this week to protest against their employer. Earlier this week, Blizzard had banned a professional Hearthstone player, Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai, after he voiced his support for the pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters. Blitzchung voiced his support during a post-game interview during an official livestream.

Not only did Blizzard quickly cut away from the interview...
 

PlayStation 5 Confirmed for Holiday 2020 Release

Sony dishes more details about their next-gen console and controller.

The announcement of the next-gen consoles has been really, really weird. Sony first announced the PlayStation 5 via a Wired interview with Mark Cerny. Since then, there really hasn't been much revealed about the new console. In fact, it wasn't even known until today that the next console was actually going to be called the "PlayStation 5."

Today, a new PlayStation Blog entry was released alongside yet another exclusive Wired article that provides some additional details...
 

Blizzard Bends the Knee to China, Bans Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung

Pro player that voiced his support for the Hong Kong protests banned by Blizzard.

Yesterday, we brought you the story about Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai, a professional Hearthstone player that called for the liberation of Hong Kong during a post-game interview on the official Taiwanese Hearthstone stream. During the interview, Blitzchung wore a gasmask not completely dissimilar to the ones worn by protesters in Hong Kong. Blitzchung voice his support for those who have been protesting China's growing authoritarian control over Hong Kong.
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Sony Now Fully Supports Cross-play for PlayStation 4

The company quietly moved PS4 cross-play out of beta.

You are probably about to see more and more multiplayer focused multi-platform games add support for cross-play soon. Just today, we saw that PUBG added in cross-platform play between Xbox and PlayStation users. Even the recent Call of Duty: Modern Warfare test included some cross-play support. With these new changes, Modern Warfare may be the first game to actually ship with cross-play functionality right out of the box.

This move by Sony now means that the decision to support cross-platform...
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  • The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Set for August 30 Release Date

    The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan Set for August 30 Release Date

    From the makers of Until Dawn.

    A release date has been set for The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan. The game, which blends elements of suspense, horror, and narrative storytelling, will be released on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam on August 30, 2019.

    This game is being worked on by Supermassive Games, whom you may best know for having brought Until Dawn to the world on the PlayStation 4. They also brought other games to the table, which maybe weren't as great, but we don't like to talk about those.

    Those who...
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  • Overwatch Anniversary Event is Live

    Overwatch Anniversary Event is Live

    New cosmetics await you.

    It's that time again. The time of the year in which Overwatch celebrates its anniversary. From now until June 10, 2019 you will be able to unlock various cosmetics just for playing the game and getting really lucky with RNG loot boxes. Alternatively, you can drop some of your hard-earned dollars to buy those RNG loot boxes directly.

    If you don't care about cosmetic items, you may be interested in diving back into some of the previous event activities that have returned. This anniversary event has brought back stuff like...
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  • Fortnite Pro Tfue Suing FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract

    Fortnite Pro Tfue Suing FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract

    Turner "Tfue" Tenney claims his contract with FaZe Clan is in violation of California law.

    Tfue is one of the hottest names in esports right now, with over 120 million Twitch views, 10 million subscribers on YouTube, and over 5.5 million Instagram followers. Tfue, otherwise known as Turner Tenney, is known as one of the world's best Fortnite players. He is suing the FaZe Clan esports organization that he is a part of. He claims that the organization is taking up to 80% of his earnings from brand deals. ...
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  • Sony to Bring Games to Film and TV with Launch of PlayStation Productions

    Sony to Bring Games to Film and TV with Launch of PlayStation Productions

    A feature film based on Knack? It's more likely than you think.

    It was announced today that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) launched a new PlayStation Productions division. This is a production studio that will help to bring Sony's first-party game offerings to film and TV. PlayStation Productions is being led by Asad Qizilbash and Mr. Worldwide Studios himself, Shawn Layden.

    Over its 25 year run producing games, Sony has accumulated more than 100 original properties. Shawn Layden and Qizilbash are all in for this idea....
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  • Early Access Begins for The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr

    Early Access Begins for The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr

    All pre-orders can play right now.

    Though the "full" launch of the Elsweyr expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online isn't until June 4, those who pre-ordered the game can play as early as today. Specifically, those that pre-ordered on PC and Mac can play starting today. I believe those playing on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will have to keep waiting until June 4.

    This new Elsweyr expansion offers up the sandy desert areas of Elsweyr, home of the Kahjit. It's not all sun and sand though. There are grasslands to explore along with some...
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  • Call of Duty Shakeup - Call of Duty 2020 is Another Black Ops and Is Modern Warfare 4 Going Free-to-Play?

    Reports include talk of arguments between Sledgehammer and Raven.

    There are reported some massive changes happening behind the scenes of the Call of Duty franchise. According to a new report from Jason Schreier of Kotaku, Call of Duty 2020 is no longer being developed by Sledgehammer and Raven. It will instead be handled by Treyarch and it will be another entry in the Black Ops saga.

    This is the first major change in the development cycle of the Call of Duty franchise since 2012. Since then, the Call of Duty games have cycled between three lead...
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  • Minecraft Earth Announced as Minecraft Becomes Most Sold Game of All Time

    Minecraft Earth Announced as Minecraft Becomes Most Sold Game of All Time

    Build an alternate reality.

    Microsoft wants to build a world within our own world. That's the basic idea behind the newly announced augmented reality game, Minecraft Earth. This is a newly announced upcoming augmented reality game that should be coming to a mobile phone near you this Summer with the launch of a closed beta program.

    Minecraft Earth will be free to play when it releases and may include some sort of microtransactions. The team still isn't sure yet just how or what they would monetize with the game, so it's still very much in the...
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  • Project Nimbus: Complete Edition Released for Nintendo Switch

    Project Nimbus: Complete Edition Released for Nintendo Switch

    A mech game inspired by Gundam and Ace Combat.

    Nintendo Switch owners can now hit up the eShop to purchase and play Project Nimbus: Complete Edition. It's a mech combat game that draws inspiration from Macross, Gundam, and the Ace Combat series. The Switch release is going for $19.99 (USD) but has a 10% discount for the first week of its launch. It also includes some content not before released in Western markets.

    Project Nimbus: Complete Edition takes you through 26 missions across a variety of locations on a futuristic Earth. Players will get...
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  • Bungie Brings Back the Nerf Gun on Fan-Favorite Destiny 2 Weapons

    Bungie Brings Back the Nerf Gun on Fan-Favorite Destiny 2 Weapons

    Old Bungie is back.

    Around the release of the Curse of Osiris update for Destiny 2, Bungie had vowed to take a drastically different approach to how they handle community favored weapons in the game. Old Bungie would have nerfed those weapons into the ground without a second thought.

    But new Bungie? New Bungie said that they wanted to instead buff up other weapons to make them more attractive choices. This was a part of their "Go Fast Update" initiative. Specifically, here is what they said in all capital letters for some weird reason...
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  • Rage 2 Updated on Steam to Remove Denuvo DRM

    Rage 2 Updated on Steam to Remove Denuvo DRM

    Good riddance to bad rubbish.

    Bethesda announced that a new update was released today for the Steam version of Rage 2. This update, among other things, removes the always dreaded Denuvo DRM.

    Denuvo was included at the launch of the game on Steam, but was curiously missing from the Bethesda.net Launcher version that came out at the same time. Fans were a bit curious (and upset) over this. The ongoing theory is that Denuvo was utilized on Steam to prevent Rage 2 from getting leaked early from those with access to the review build. Reviews of the...
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  • Metro Exodus Expansion Pass Content Details Revealed

    Metro Exodus Expansion Pass Content Details Revealed

    New content includes new playable characters, a flamethrower, and more.

    Earlier today, Deep Silver announced the details of their Expansion Pass content for Metro Exodus. This content will include two major pieces of story DLC. These will be all-new stories told through the eyes of two different characters. One is through a "new character" while the other will be told through Sam, the only American on the Aurora and one of the Spartan Rangers.

    The expansion can be purchased for all versions of the game including the PlayStation 4, Xbox...
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