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Battlefield 2042’s Last Mode Seems Like Exactly What The Beta Was Missing

DICE has long insisted that Battlefield 2042, its forthcoming first-person shooter, wouldn’t have a battle royale component. Today the company detailed the game’s third and final gameplay mode, Hazard Zone, in a blog post, and it is not a battle royale. But it’s not not a battle royale either.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Battlefield 2042’s Last Mode Seems Like Exactly What The Beta Was Missing

DICE has long insisted that Battlefield 2042, its forthcoming first-person shooter, wouldn’t have a battle royale component. Today the company detailed the game’s third and final gameplay mode, Hazard Zone, in a blog post, and it is not a battle royale. But it’s not not a battle royale either.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Activision Says Call Of Duty: Warzone, Vanguard Are Getting New, Souped-Up Anti-Cheat

Amidst numerous lawsuits claiming the company fostered an abuse-filled working environment, Activision Blizzard is getting serious about Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters with the introduction of its new, proprietary Ricochet Anti-Cheat system.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Now There Are Three U.S. Government Groups Suing Activision Blizzard

Update 09/27/2021 7:45 p.m. ET: Activision Blizzard just put out a press release indicating that it has reached an agreement to settle the just-revealed EEOC lawsuit. It states in part:Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Every Big Game Coming Out In Fall 2021

The leaves are changing color, the wind is getting chilly, and all your favorite beverages are required by law to be flavored with pumpkin. Goodbye, hot and gross summer, and hello fall. And while this fall might not be as stacked as previous autumns, with plenty of games delayed into 2022, it’s still packed with […]

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Every Big Game Coming Out In Fall 2021

The leaves are changing color, the wind is getting chilly, and all your favorite beverages are required by law to be flavored with pumpkin. Goodbye, hot and gross summer, and hello fall. And while this fall might not be as stacked as previous autumns, with plenty of games delayed into 2022, it’s still packed with […]

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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Rare But Limited PS5, Xbox Best Buy Restock Sees Excruciatingly Long Lines IRL

Since the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S went on sale last fall, Best Buy hasn’t sold next-gen consoles at its brick-and-mortar locations, citing safety concerns around covid-19. That changed on Wednesday, when the big box retailer said it would sell a limited supply at stores across the country today. Predictably,…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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U.S. Government Now Investigating Activision Blizzard, Bobby Kotick Subpoenaed

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly launched a wide-reaching investigation into Activision Blizzard, with the government agency looking into how the embattled publisher handled the multiple allegations of sexual harassment, abuse, and toxic behavior that became public following a California…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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U.S. Government Now Investigating Activision Blizzard, Bobby Kotick Subpoenaed

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly launched a wide-reaching investigation into Activision Blizzard, with the government agency looking into how the embattled publisher handled the multiple allegations of sexual harassment, abuse, and toxic behavior that became public following a California…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Call of Duty: Vanguard Turns Kiwi War Hero Into An Australian

The upcoming Call of Duty: Vanguard returns to the Second World War, and in doing so its singleplayer campaign follows the exploits of four soldiers from across the world. Each is technically fictional, but each is also based heavily on an actual veteran from the conflict.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Call of Duty: Vanguard Turns Kiwi War Hero Into An Australian

The upcoming Call of Duty: Vanguard returns to the Second World War, and in doing so its singleplayer campaign follows the exploits of four soldiers from across the world. Each is technically fictional, but each is also based heavily on an actual veteran from the conflict.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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California Accuses Activision Blizzard Of Shredding Abuse Evidence

The state of California recently expanded its discrimination lawsuit against Activision Blizzard, Axios reports. In addition to suing the massive gaming conglomerate over its culture of harassment and abuse toward female employees, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is now also looking into its treatment of…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Activision Name Conspicuously Absent From Call Of Duty: Vanguard Marketing

Call of Duty: Vanguard was officially announced yesterday, the first major Activision Blizzard reveal since the corporation came under public scrutiny for its abhorrent treatment of female employees. A minor detail in the reveal video has some speculating that Activision is keen to avoid reminding everyone it’s…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Amid Turmoil, Activision’s Call Of Duty Machine Grinds Ahead With Vanguard

Call of Duty: Vanguard got its first extended trailer today and a release date of November 5. The announcement comes as publisher Activision Blizzard faces an unprecedented lawsuit by California state regulators alleging years of workplace misconduct and discirimiation.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Mess Around Whether To Boycott Activision Blizzard

On July 20 California filed a lawsuit against Call of Duty and World of Warcraft maker Activision Blizzard alleging widespread workplace issues over the years including sexual harassment and gender-based pay discrimination. A week after employees formed a worker group to push for better working conditions, management…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Activision Blizzard’s Latest Investor Call Was An Especially Ghoulish Affair

Every few months big game companies hold investor calls in which one set of rich people reassures another set of rich people that they are both still rich and will, over the coming months, likely get even richer. Sometimes one of the rich people hints at a new game that’s in development. Other times they […]

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Activision Blizzard’s Latest Investor Call Was An Especially Ghoulish Affair

Every few months big game companies hold investor calls in which one set of rich people reassures another set of rich people that they are both still rich and will, over the coming months, likely get even richer. Sometimes one of the rich people hints at a new game that’s in development. Other times they […]

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Activision Blizzard Is Losing Overwatch Sponsors After Lawsuit

In the wake of a lawsuit detailing a sickening culture of harassment at Activision Blizzard, the Overwatch and Call of Duty publisher is starting to bleed sponsorships. As spotted by the esports site Dexerto, T-Mobile has apparently pulled support for the professional leagues of both games.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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