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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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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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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Twitter will be a new place where you can watch The Game Awards 2018

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As Geoff Keighley and his team at The Game Awards prepares for their show tonight, Twitter has reached out to us in order to confirm their ability to help cover The Game Awards from musical performances and new announcements to who won what awards. Here’s everything you need to know including times and how to watch.

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