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- Activision Blizzard: More than 20 staff leave after harassment claims
The video games
giant is attempting to repair its reputation following a series of lawsuits.
BBC News. Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021.
- Gaming giant that owns Call Of Duty and Warcraft sacks more than 20 staff after harassment claims
Video games giant Activision Blizzard has fired a number of employees following sexual harassment and discrimination allegations.
Sky News. Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021.
- The cheapest time to buy Christmas gifts such as bikes, lego and laptops
From video games
to hairdryers, we reveal which gifts to buy early - and some which actually get cheaper once the festive season rolls around.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021.
- FIFA releases statement hitting back at EA Sports - and suggests it's open to ending licensing exclusivity
FIFA has suggested it's open to working with new video games
companies, as tension mounts with EA Sports regarding future licensing agreements.EA recently
Pocket Lint. Monday, 18 Oct 2021.
- For Jon Gruden, Former Raiders Coach, Losses Continue to Mount
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, whom he coached to a Super Bowl win, have removed him from their Ring of Honor, and a shoe company and a popular video game
no longer want his endorsement.
New York Times. Friday, 15 Oct 2021.
- Jon Gruden is DROPPED by Madden video game after he resigned Raiders coach over offensive emails
Jon Gruden is being dropped from the Madden NFL 22 video game
after he resigned as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders due to racist, homophobic and misogynistic language he used in emails.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 14 Oct 2021.
- Disabled Gamers Turn Video Games into Self-Care
Some people with disabilities use video games
as a life-saving wellness technology.
Forbes. Wednesday, 13 Oct 2021.
- Twitch leak reveals who the most popular streamers are and how much money they make
The most popular Twitch streamers in Spanish, such as AuronPlay, Ibai Llanos and ElRubius are not even close to the top 3 of the highest paid 'twitchers', see who they are and how much the kings of the video game
Entrepreneur. Monday, 11 Oct 2021.
- Twitch confirms data breach as million-dollar payouts to games streamers leak online
Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game
streaming platform, has confirmed it's been hit by what appears to be an enormous data breach.
Sky News. Friday, 8 Oct 2021.
- Vintage video game collection worth $100K uncovered in hoarder's former house
Buying old video games
can be dirty work sometimes.
Fox News. Friday, 1 Oct 2021.
- When Playing Video Games Becomes a History Lesson
On campuses across the country, professors are putting historically based games into the classroom
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 29 Sep 2021.
- Activision to pay $18 million to settle harassment claims
Money will go to employees at the video game
publisher who experienced sexual harassment.
CBS News. Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021.
- New World Is Amazon's Biggest Video Game Hope Yet
The tech giant has struggled to produce popular games, but a much-delayed title released this week could be the first step in a turnaround.
New York Times. Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021.
- Mario: Can Chris Pratt help Nintendo solve the puzzle of video game films?
Game-to-film adaptations have a chequered history - can Chris Pratt solve the industry puzzle?
BBC News. Friday, 24 Sep 2021.
- Activision Blizzard Under Investigation By SEC Over Allegations Of Workplace Discrimination
The company is known for its popular video games
Call of Duty and World of Warcraft as well as apps like Candy Crush.
Forbes. Monday, 20 Sep 2021.
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