Final Fantasy XIV: How an FC called Azure Infinitum turned into family

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From toxic and abusive experiences to a reformed sense of community, Dustin opens up about the hardships he faced and how one FINAL FANTASY XIV community changed his experiences for the better.

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A letter from the Editor – We’ve been accepted to OpenCritic, thanks to you, our readers

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“On behalf of our team, I want to thank you, our readers, for your support in getting us where we are now and helping us go where we are meant to go. Because of you, your dedication, your passion for games and your viewership, we’re proud to announce we’ve been accepted to OpenCritic, a review aggregation site, starting today.”

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Opinion: How Activision Blizzard could have saved 800 jobs like Satoru Iwata did

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“I sincerely doubt employees who fear that they may be laid off will be able to develop software titles that could impress people around the world.” – Satoru Iwata

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Square Enix partners up with the Ad Council to help stop bullying

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Through the power of games, communication, and Kingdom Hearts III; Square Enix and the Ad Council have partnered up in an anti-bullying campaign called Because of You. 

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Were you affected by the Activision Blizzard Layoffs? These devs are hiring.

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Layoffs aren’t easy to comprehend or even swallow by any means. To some, it simply reads as “you were expendable, so we let you go” in order to keep their companies going. For some, that’s exactly how today’s news felt for those both affected and left unaffected. But, there are developers reaching out to those looking for jobs and here’s everything we know.

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Target’s ‘Buy 2, Get 1 Free’ Video Game Promotion has returned

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Gamers looking to save a bit of money can do so as the Buy 2 Get 1 Free Video Game Promotion has returned for a limited time on Target.com and at local stores.

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Activision Blizzard stocks fall amid rumors of a massive layoff this week

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Just days after reports of Activision Blizzard Inc. gearing up for massive cuts in their staffing, the company has now seen their stocks drop once again amid the rumors of the changes to their staffing going into effect later this week.

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Debate Video Game ‘Sin Tax’ in a newly proposed bill

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Once again, lawmakers are looking for a way to tax violent games and are looking to do so with a ‘sin tax’ in Pennsylvania after the bill was first introduced in October of 2018 but died due to the committee, however, there’s a new House Bill that aims to do the same.

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Interview: Gavin ‘F1reB1ast’ Nutto, the deaf streamer that’s changing the game

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In an admirable move, we’ve sat down with Gavin ‘F1reb1ast’ Nutto, a deaf streamer who has started changing the name of the game by encouraging other deaf and disabled streamers to enjoy streaming just as he himself does and we completely dig it. Continue reading

ZeniMax Media Inc. and Facebook have settled over Oculus Rift’s VR code lawsuit

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Since 2017, Oculus Rift’s parent company – Facebook – have been in litigation over the VR system’s code, which stems from Oculus CTO John Carmack’s time working on the prototypes for ZeniMax. Now, it seems that Facebook and ZeniMax are burying the hatchet.

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