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Activision Blizzard Announces New LGBTQ+ Friendly Overwatch 2 Competitive and Shoutcaster Programs

Activision Blizzard Announces New LGBTQ+ Friendly Overwatch 2 Competitive and Shoutcaster Programs

Screenshot: Snow storm Today Activision Blizzard announced three upcoming programs Monitor 2of the competitive and casual scene. These are aimed at fostering a healthy environment, with an emphasis on its new LGBTQ+ player base. In a blog post titled “Calling all heroes,” the Surveillance The team and its competitive E-Sports program, Overwatch League (OWL), have …

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Overwatch 2 pre-reviews say it's a worthy sequel, but the grind is a major disappointment

Overwatch 2 pre-reviews say it’s a worthy sequel, but the grind is a major disappointment

The grind is crazy.Screenshot: Snow storm Monitor 2 is almost here, arriving like a free game on October 4 which will totally supplant the OG hero shooter. While it’s not yet playable for the general public, a handful of game outlets have had early access to Blizzard’s upcoming sequel, releasing previews just in time for …

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Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Game developers and Stadia employees were blindsided by the sudden shutdown

Photo: Hulton/Stringer/Kotaku Archive (Getty Images) Few people thought that Google’s struggling streaming service Stadia could one day become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but hardly anyone expected it. stop so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, quickly becoming the reaper for new gaming initiatives, informed staff of the news …

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This is the first time anyone has fully seen how Pokemon cards are made (and it's damn satisfying)

This is the first time anyone has fully seen how Pokemon cards are made (and it’s damn satisfying)

Screenshot: The Pokemon Company Pokemon TCG fan site PokeBeach got quite the find. This is an internal video from The Pokémon Company that shows, in never-before-seen detail, exactly how a western Pokémon card is created, from initial design through proofing and printing. And if you like these factory photos of mass-produced items, you’re in for …

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Ubisoft Boss still doesn't understand why his company is so toxic

Ubisoft Boss still doesn’t understand why his company is so toxic

Photo: Christian Peterson (Getty Images) In a new interview with The Press, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot seemed to say that toxicity in the games industry stems from the “friction” needed in the creative process. The implication was that it was almost inevitable. Two years later a workplace for sexual harassment, misconduct and insulting the editor …

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Ubisoft Boss still doesn't understand why his company is so toxic

Ubisoft Boss still doesn’t understand why his company is so toxic

Photo: Christian Peterson (Getty Images) In a new interview with The Press, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot seemed to say that toxicity in the games industry stems from the “friction” needed in the creative process. The implication was that it was almost inevitable. Two years later a workplace for sexual harassment, misconduct and insulting the editor …

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