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- Overwatch League commissioner leaving to work on Fortnite
Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer is leaving the competitive video game circuit to oversee esports competition for Fortnite publisher Epic Games. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Sonic the Hedgehog movie delayed 'to make Sonic just right' - CNET
The Sega video game-inspired movie needs more time to fix Sonic after fans freaked out.
CNET. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic could be getting the movie treatment - CNET
Rumored Star Wars movie based on the video game will be penned by Altered Carbon show creator Laeta Kalogridis.
CNET. Friday, 24 May 2019.
- Paying players? Video games? What's next in NCAA image and likeness debate
Are college sports video games back on the table? It's among the key questions the NCAA faces in its image and likeness debate.
ESPN. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Ubisoft's fourth quarter misses company's expectations
French video game producer Ubisoft on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net bookings of 676.7 million euros, below company's expectations of approximately 698.0 million euros.
Reuters. Wednesday, 15 May 2019.
- Female video game reviewer, 25, reports sexist abusive troll to his MOTHER and messages go viral
California-based GameSpot reviews editor Kallie Plagge shared online how Ryan called her a social justice warrior and a 'bitch' after her critique of a white male character in Days Gone.
Daily Mail. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- 'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews
While it's the only video game adaptation to hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear Hollywood still hasn't mastered the transition.
CNBC. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- Delta Airlines staff told 'don't unionise, buy video games'
Posters discouraging Delta staff from joining a union prompt a significant backlash on social media.
BBC News. Friday, 10 May 2019.
- U.S. Senator Seeks to Stop Loot Boxes in Video Games Like 'Fortnite'
'When a game is designed for kids, game developers shouldn't be allowed to monetize addiction,' said U.S. Senator Josh Hawley.
Entrepreneur. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- US Senator seeks to stop loot boxes in video games
A US senator wants to ban loot boxes in video games directed at children, claiming they can promote addiction.
Fox News. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones
The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday.
Reuters. Thursday, 9 May 2019.
- Riot Games employees walk out to protest forced arbitration
More than 150 workers at video game developer Riot Games walked out of the company's Los Angeles headquarters
CBS News. Tuesday, 7 May 2019.
- Man charged with murder after hitting baby
Police say a Kentucky man who punched his 1-month-old son in the head after losing a video game has been charged with murder.
Fox News. Monday, 6 May 2019.
- Sonic the Hedgehog's teeth and why video game movies struggle
Why making a film based on a video game is full of obstacles to overcome.
BBC News. Wednesday, 1 May 2019.
- Stephens calls this video game stock its best idea, predicts 20% gain this year
Stephens named video game company Take-Two Interactive Software its best idea on Monday.
CNBC. Monday, 29 Apr 2019.
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