Activision Blizzard shares partly recover after sex-harass suit

Activision Blizzard’s stock clawed back losses from a slump spurred by a bombshell sex-harassment suit last month after the company said two executives had left, even as it reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue. The video-game giant forecast second quarter adjusted revenue at $1.92 billion, compared with analysts’ estimates of $1.89 billion, according to analysts surveyed by …

Head Of Xbox Shuts Down Idea Of Game Pass Coming To Other Platforms (Again) – Nintendo Life

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer recently did an interview with GamesRadar about all things related to Microsoft’s gaming ecosystem. Once again, the question about bringing Game Pass to other platforms – like the Nintendo Switch – has been raised. Phil has replied with the same response about how he wants to offer the “full Xbox …

Smash Bros. Director Masahiro Sakurai Will Be Appearing On Harada’s Bar – Nintendo Life

Update [Thu 12th Aug, 2021 05:45 BST]: In a video update, Harada has now confirmed Sakurai will be appearing on his YouTube channel Harada’s Bar – in a “special talk” this weekend. It’s apparently one of the most exciting videos yet… Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Original story [Sun 8th Aug, 2021 08:00 BST]: …

Blizzard Co-Founder And Former CEO Responds To Activision Blizzard Lawsuit, “I Am Extremely Sorry That I Failed You”

This past week, legal documents regarding a lawsuit from the state of California against Activision Blizzard surfaced. The lawsuit’s details are graphic, disturbing, and detailed in a way that is causing both the gaming community and the industry to take action. Following the initial report, Blizzard co-founder and former CEO Mike Morhaime has released his …

Rummy Poker online games ban madras high court strikes down latest news | India News – India TV

Madras High Court strikes down ban on online gaming of rummy, poker The Madras High Court on Tuesday struck down a recent amendment made to the Tamil Nadu Gaming Act, passed in 1930, which imposed a ban on online gaming of rummy and poker with stakes. The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and …

INSIGHT: The untapped potential of “hybrid” single/multi-player games | PC Games Insider

Back in 2016, Dino Patti departed the beloved indie studio Playdead – the creators of Limbo and Inside – which he had co-founded ten years earlier. Three years later, the developer revealed what his next venture was going to be; a new cloud-based system called Coherence that was designed to make building multiplayer games easier. …

Activision Blizzard sued by California for sex discrimination | VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Activision Blizzard has been sued by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing for sex discrimination in the workplace. The company that makes games including World of Warcraft, Diablo, and Call of Duty is accused of having a “frat boy” culture in …

Activision Blizzard stock rises as earnings beat, executives stress zero-tolerance harassment policy – MarketWatch

Activision Blizzard Inc. shares rose in the extended session Tuesday after the videogame publisher’s results topped Wall Street estimates and executives focused on how the company will ensure productivity amid workplace-harassment allegations. At the top of a conference call with analysts, Activision Blizzard  ATVI, -3.54% Chief Executive Bobby Kotick said he wanted “to start by …

Fernando Machado’s next marketing challenge is saving Activision Blizzard’s reputation

“As primary owners of the brand and the messages the world sees to communicate it, a CMO’s role is key,” says Jason Cieslak, president for the Pacific Rim region at branding agency Siegel+Gale. “Obviously, this isn’t the kind of assignment any CMO wants. They’d rather the crisis communications team take the lead. But any great …

The History Of Streets Of Rage – Feature – Nintendo Life

This feature originally graced your screens on 25th December 2019, republished today to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Streets of Rage. For a lot of us more ‘seasoned’ gamers, the announcement of Streets of Rage 4 brought a tear to the eye. The original Mega Drive/Genesis Streets of Rage trilogy holds a special place in …