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Tim Sweeney Called Valve 'Assholes' in Email to Gabe Newell, Valve COO Says 'You Mad Bro?'

Tim Sweeney is always mad.

The antitrust lawsuit against Valve from Wolfire Games got a little spicy this week. To quickly get you up to speed: Wolfire claims that Valve uses its position with Steam to control game prices and muscle out competition. Though the initial lawsuit against Valve was dismissed, Wolfire amended their suit in May 2022 and the legal battle was back on.

It may have taken almost two years, but we are now starting to see some of the documents that...
 

900 People Laid Off Across Multiple PlayStation Studios

Multiple studios across all SIE regions impacted.

Sony just laid off about 900 people across multiple PlayStation studios around the world. These 900 or so laid off employees account for roughly 8% of the total workforce for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

President and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, announced the layoffs to the public today. The public statement came after an email was sent to all employees informing them of the layoffs. From Ryan's...
 

Xbox Confirms PlayStation 5 Releases, Diablo 4 on Game Pass, and Future Hardware Plans

No, Starfield and Indiana Jones are not going multi-platform any time soon.

The heads of Xbox stayed true to their word and were indeed a part of a special edition of the Official Xbox Podcast. During today's pre-recorded podcast and subsequent blog post, head of Xbox Phil Spencer stated that four Xbox exclusives are going to be multi-platform releases. Is it Starfield? Indiana Jones? Gears of War? Halo?! No, no, no, and no. Though Spencer did not specify what those four titles ...
 

Embracer Lays Off 97 Employees from Eidos; Cancels New Deus Ex

Embracer's rampage continues.

Eidos-Montreal, a development studio currently under the Embracer umbrella, made the sad announcement that employees at the studio were being laid off. Eidos took to social media to confirm that 97 people have been let go "from development teams, administration, and support services".

The studio says that "global economic context, the challenges of our industry, and the comprehensive restructuring announced by Embracer have...
 

Microsoft Lays Off 1,900 People from Gaming Divisions

Impacted teams include Activision Blizzard, Xbox, and ZeniMax.

Layoffs are happening again within Microsoft as roughly 1,900 employees are being let go. The initial report comes from an IGN report that says the layoffs hit Microsoft owned Activision Blizzard, Xbox, and ZeniMax.

Xbox lead Phil Spencer sent out a memo to staff which announced these layoffs. In the memo, Spencer says that as Microsoft is "committed to aligning on a strategy and an execution plan with...
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  • Steam Autumn Sale Begins November 22

    Steam Autumn Sale Begins November 22

    A sale to prepare you for the upcoming Holiday sale.

    Valve just announced that their Steam Autumn Sale for the year that is two thousand and twenty-two will kick off on Tuesday, November 22. The sale begins at 10AM (PT) on the dot come the 22nd, so you may want to get your wallets, purses, and piggy banks ready now.

    Not only will the Steam Autumn Sale kick off next week, but it also marks the start of the nominations for the Steam Awards. Like previous years, you will...
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  • CS:GO player Kristian k0nfig Wienecke Leaves Danish Astralis

    CS:GO player Kristian k0nfig Wienecke Leaves Danish Astralis

    CS:GO is a booming game with millions of fans worldwide. Besides, the shooter is a source of pleasure and income for rooters placing bets on https://gg.bet/en/counter-strike/. People keep a close eye on cyber athletes since the match’s outcome depends on them. And even their private lives are important to predict results more or less precisely. Esports often make its fans happy with prominent names, but sometimes there are disappointments.

    The Danish eSports club Astralis has...
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  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide System Requirements

    Warhammer 40,000: Darktide System Requirements

    Fatshark also shares some tips on what settings to tweak.

    Warhammer 40,000: Darktide won't be out until November 30th. However, if you pre-order the game you will be able to play as early as November 17, which is just a short day away now. With the release of the game being this close, it was probably a good idea for developer Fatshark to reveal what sort of hardware you will need to run the game.

    That is precisely what was shared today. Fatshark also took a little bit...
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  • Moshpit Competitive Mode Delayed for Modern Warfare 2

    Moshpit Competitive Mode Delayed for Modern Warfare 2

    The 4v4 ranked mode CDL Moshpit has been hit with a delay.

    Today, the first season for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 launched. However, it launched without the 4v4 ranked mode called CDL Moshpit. Treyarch said on Twitter that the competitive mode has suffered a "slight delay."

    Specifically, the studio says that due to "recently discovered issues with the mode" a delay had to be made. They say that "addressing these...
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  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 Battle Pass Details

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Season 1 Battle Pass Details

    Get details on unlocks, rewards, bundles, and more for Season 01.

    Activision alongside Infinity Ward and the five dozen or so other Call of Duty studios put together a new blog post that details what to expect in the Season 01 Battle pass for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0. They share a look at some unlocks, skips, rewards, bundles, and other things that will be available through the season.

    This Battle Pass will include 20 free items. If...
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  • Destiny 2 Cheat Maker has Countersuit Dismissed

    Destiny 2 Cheat Maker has Countersuit Dismissed

    A federal court has dismissed the countersuit due to lack of evidence.

    A Destiny 2 cheat maker and provider, AimJunkies, has had their countersuit against Bungie dismissed by a federal court this week. In late September AimJunkies' parent company, Phoenix Digital Group, countersued Bungie saying that the game developer broke the law by hacking into the laptop of one of Phoenix Digital Groups' managers (James May). The cheat maker also claims that Bungie violated DMCA law by circumventing...
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  • The Sims 4 to Ditch Legacy Support in December

    The Sims 4 to Ditch Legacy Support in December

    Say goodbye to the 32-bit version of The Sims 4.

    In 2019, Electronic Arts threw a bone to those still running on 32-bit versions of operating systems when they released The Sims 4: Legacy Edition. This was a 32-bit version of the long-running life-sim game that will soon be going away for good. On December 12, EA will pull the plug on The Sims 4: Legacy Edition, meaning that those still playing it will either need to upgrade or go elsewhere.

    The silver lining here is that...
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  • Critical Issue Delays Mei's Return to Overwatch 2

    Critical Issue Delays Mei's Return to Overwatch 2

    The mid-season patch has been delayed to an unspecified time.

    On October 31, Blizzard gave Mei mains at least one reason to be afraid. It was that day when Mei was disabled in Overwatch 2 due to an issue with her Ice Wall ability letting players access inaccessible places and out of bounds areas in maps. A fixed Mei was set to return as part of the mid-season update, but that patch has now encountered some issues of its own. That update was initially set to be out today for players....
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  • The Winter Soldier Coming to Marvel's Avengers

    The Winter Soldier Coming to Marvel's Avengers

    Yes, Crystal Dynamics is still releasing content for this game.

    On November 29, The Winter Soldier will join the roster of playable characters in Marvel's Avengers. Crystal Dynamics announced this in a new blog post alongside word about the Cloning Lab Omega-Level Threat in Update 2.7.

    Crystal Dynamics say that The Winter Soldier will be a unique character but will share some bits of both Captain America and Black Widow will be noticeable in his moves and abilities. There...
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  • Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Won't be Free

    Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Won't be Free

    Is this surprising? Is this really news?

    If you really thought that the Phantom Liberty expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 would be free, I really don't know what to tell you. It won't be free. This was confirmed by CD Projekt Red PR director Radek Grabowski in an interview with Games Radar.

    Those of you familiar with how CD Projekt Red handles post-release content probably expected this expansion to have a cost associated with it. When it came to The Witcher 3, CDPR put a price...
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  • Marvin the Martian Invades MultiVersus Season 2

    Marvin the Martian Invades MultiVersus Season 2

    Plus a new Game of Thrones map announced.

    Warner Bros. Games announces that the start of Season 2 for MultiVersus is underway with Marvin the Martian leading the charge. I'm not 100% clear on the timing for all of this, but it seems as though Season 2 has just started but Marvin the Martian and other content won't be arriving until a little later. Marvin will come packed with his Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator explosive device, powerful blaster, and spaceship summoning abilities....
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  • The Lord of the Rings Online Gets New Mini Expansion Today

    The Lord of the Rings Online Gets New Mini Expansion Today

    Before the Shadow adds new content for the long-running MMO.

    Those of you playing The Lord of the Rings Online will get some fresh content to experience today. A new mini expansion called Before the Shadow just dropped from Standing Stone Games.

    Unlike most expansions for MMOs, this one seems to focus on the earlier parts of the game and not necessarily the end game. This includes questing and content for those leveling from 1 through 32. Before the Shadow will send players...
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  • Eidos Shanghai is Now Gearbox Studio Shanghai

    Eidos Shanghai is Now Gearbox Studio Shanghai

    This will be Gearbox's first expansion in Asia.

    Gearbox Entertainment announces that Eidos Shanghai is now Gearbox Studio Shanghai. This marks the first expansion of Gearbox into Asia, which they call "an important market in the company's long-term growth strategy." The previous leader of Eidos Shanghai, Gigi Ning, will stay on as the general manager of Gearbox Studio Shanghai. They will report to Gearbox Publishing San Francisco.

    There is literally no word here...
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  • Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Preload is Live

    Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Preload is Live

    Start downloading now ahead of Warzone 2.0's launch on Wednesday.

    Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is currently available for preload, at least through Steam and Battle.net on PC. However, the console preload process might be a bit cumbersome at the moment.

    See, if you want to download Warzone 2.0 on PlayStation 5, you will first need to go to the page for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, hit the Options button to get to the Warzone 2.0 page, and go from there. For Xbox, it should...
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  • God of War: Ragnarok and Elden Ring Lead The Game Awards Nominations

    God of War: Ragnarok and Elden Ring Lead The Game Awards Nominations

    Every nominee for The Game Awards 2022 were revealed.

    Geoff Keighley just announced every single nominee for The Game Awards 2022. The most nominated game is none other than God of War: Ragnarök with ten nominations. Elden Ring is the next most nominated game at seven nominations. It probably comes as zero surprise to anybody that these two games are leading the nominations list this year.

    The categories in which God of War: Ragnarök is nominated for include: Game...
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  • Poll: What is 2024's Biggest Gaming Disappointment So Far?
    by Shawn Zipay
    It's AAAA vs WB.

    March isn't even over yet and we've already seen a couple of stinkers come out from major gaming studios. While we tend to focus on the surprise hits or quality titles in these polls, this time it's a little bit different.

    Between the Rocksteady developed live-service Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League and the "AAAA" quality Ubisoft developed Skull and Bones: Which is the bigger disappointment for you?

    Playing these games isn't...
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