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Sega removing actor from Western version of Judgment after drug scandal

Gamasutra - March 22, 2019 4921

Sega will change the voice and character model for Kyohei Hamura in the western release of Judgment, after the character's actor Pierre Taki was arrested for illegal drug use. ...


Google Stadia supports the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Gamasutra - March 20, 2019 4828

Google unveiled a controller alongside its cloud-based game streaming service Stadia this week, but players aren't locked into using Google-made hardware to play games on the service. ...


EA opens 'multi-million dollar' esports broadcast studio

Gamasutra - March 15, 2019 4541

"We knew for us to be a leader in competitive gaming, we needed to increase both the quantity and quality of content we were producing. This is a monumental moment." ...


Take-Two Interactive shares jump after Sony acquisition rumors

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4435

Take-Two Interactive shares jumped after rumors of Sony possibly acquiring the company began circulating in investing circles. ...


Sega pulls Judgment from sale in Japan following drug arrest

Gamasutra - March 13, 2019 4427

Sega has pulled its Yakuza spin-off Judgment from sale in Japan after voice actor Pierre Taki admitted to illegal drug use. ...


Epic plans to add an undo button to Fortnite's in-game store

Gamasutra - March 12, 2019 4380

The company says it doesn't "want to benefit from accidental purchases or players regretting a purchase." ...


Inclusion in games a pressing concern for players, according to survey

Gamasutra - March 12, 2019 4376

"These findings should validate and encourage game developers to incorporate inclusive content in their games." ...


Get a job: Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics, and more are hiring now!

Gamasutra - March 08, 2019 4168

Here are just some of the many, many positions being advertised right now on the Gamasutra Job Board. ...


EA will be at GDC to share an inside look at building tools for Frostbite

Gamasutra - March 08, 2019 4158

Come to GDC 2019's Tools Tutorial Day for a rundown of the high-level technical challenges EA's Frostbite team faced as they adapted their workflows to work with everything from FIFA to Dragon Age to Battlefield! ...


Konami building esports centre to help Japan catch up with Western 'pioneers'

Gamasutra - March 08, 2019 4157

"The people who participate in esports will in the future, stand side by side with those participating in real-life sports like soccer, or even surpass them." ...


Brand new Nintendo Labo kits will turn your Switch into a VR headset

Gamasutra - March 07, 2019 4099

As you'd expect from a DIY cardboard set, Nintendo isn't trying to rewrite the virtual reality rulebook, but rather hopes to create "a simple and shareable virtual reality experience." ...


Nintendo announces Tetris 99 Maximus Cup tournament

Gamasutra - March 06, 2019 4057

Nintendo is hosting the Tetris 99 Maximus Cup, an online tournament challenging players to come in first place as many times as they can for the chance to win 999 My Nintendo Gold Points. ...


Report: Nintendo is telling mobile development partners to stop players overspending

Gamasutra - March 06, 2019 4043

"Nintendo is not interested in making a large amount of revenue from a single smartphone game. If we managed the game alone, we would have made a lot more." ...


EA soliciting help from Anthem players to figure out PS4 crashing issues

Gamasutra - March 05, 2019 4002

Electronic Arts has publicly acknowledged an issue in the PlayStation 4 version of Anthem that causes the game to crash the entire system and is investigating the issue. ...


THQ Nordic inexplicably hosts AMA in a notorious internet cesspool

Gamasutra - February 26, 2019 3617

THQ Nordic found itself in a public relations predicament after deciding to hold an AMA on notorious internet cesspool 8chan, leaving many game devs confused and upset. ...


The duo behind the Running Man challenge are suing Epic over a Fortnite dance

Gamasutra - February 26, 2019 3614

Epic Games has another lawsuit on its hands over a dance emote featured in Fortnite, this time over The Running Man. ...


Report: Microsoft plans to announce two next-gen Xbox consoles at E3

Gamasutra - February 22, 2019 3397

That†™s according to a report from the French video game site JeuxVideo that says that Microsoft is going to unveil two systems to usher in the next console generation. ...


Report: EA makes substantial layoffs at Australian mobile studio FireMonkeys

Gamasutra - February 22, 2019 3383

Between 40 to 50 staffers have reportedly been laid off, and remaining workers are apparently operating under the belief that the entire studio will soon be closed down. ...


Report: EA makes layoffs at Australian mobile studio FireMonkeys

Gamasutra - February 22, 2019 3383

Between 40 to 50 staffers have reportedly been laid off, and remaining workers are apparently operating under the belief that the entire studio will soon be closed down. ...


THQ Nordic issues new shares to raise $225 million for future acquisitions

Gamasutra - February 21, 2019 3328

The company issued 11 million new Class B shares, all of which were snapped up by existing investors and newcomers alike. ...


Paradox and Microsoft have created an open modding platform for Xbox One and PC

Gamasutra - February 20, 2019 3278

Paradox Interactive and Microsoft have joined forces to create Paradox Mods, an new open modding platform for Xbox One and PC. ...


Paradox and Microsoft have created an open modding platform for Paradox titles

Gamasutra - February 20, 2019 3278

The platform will allow modders to share their beloved creations with players on both Xbox One and PC with a single upload. ...


See how Ubisoft tested The Division with automated players at GDC 2019!

Gamasutra - February 19, 2019 3223

The folks at Ubisoft know something about testing big open-world games, and at GDC 2019 next month they're presenting a cool talk all about improving game testing through automation. ...


Respawn has already banned over 16,000 cheaters from Apex Legends

Gamasutra - February 18, 2019 3166

Community manager Jay Frechette broke the news on Reddit, and told players the studio is keen on the idea of a dedicated reporting tool. ...


Peek under the hood of Ubisoft's AI assistant for players at GDC 2019

Gamasutra - February 15, 2019 3007

Ubisoft has designed its own AI-driven assistant specifically for video game players, and you can get a firsthand look at how it works when you come to GDC 2019 in San Francisco next month! ...


Ubisoft isn't worried about an influx of new games stealing Rainbow Six Siege's thunder

Gamasutra - February 14, 2019 2953

The company totes strong player engagement as one noticeable sign that its games had some staying power throughout a competitive holiday season. ...