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Wizards of the Coast workers object to Hasbro’s abortion rights response

Some employees at Dungeons & Dragons and Magic the Gathering publisher Wizards of the Coast say they’re frustrated with owner Hasbro’s response to Friday’s Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade, calling it “lackluster” and asking the company to reconsider its stance. Multiple gaming companies have expressed support for the right to choose, some …

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Cyberpunk 2077 QA Team CEO Responds To Claims They Misled CDPR

Get off, you damn bug!screenshot: CD Project Cyberpunk 2077 will always be a cautionary tale of how not to make and release a game. It was notoriously marred by technical bugs and developmental woes and now, according to a new report from YouTuber Upper Echelon Gamers, a QA firm allegedly misled CD Projekt Red during …

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Card Shark and Postal: Brain Damaged – Zero Punctuation

This week in Zero Punctuation, Yahtzee reviews Card Shark and Postal: Brain Damaged. Want to watch Zero Punctuation ad-free? Sign-up for The Escapist + today and support your favorite content creators! What is it with the indie sphere and card games these days? A few noteworthy card battlers come and go and now tabletop chic …

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Blizzard plans to acquire Spellbreak studio Proletariat to bolster World of Warcraft

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. Blizzard Entertainment said it plans to acquire Spellbreak maker Proletariat to beef up the staff on its massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft. [Updated: 7:59 a.m. …

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Exclusive First Look At Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

With Atari’s 50th anniversary happening this week, the company has revealed Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration. This classic compilation of games stretches beyond the standard game-collection bundles we’ve seen in the past, with aspirations of serving as a virtual, interactive museum to paint a picture of just how influential and important Atari was, particularly through …

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USMC showed its LGBTQ pride with ‘rainbow-tipped bullets of tolerance’ (Parody)

June is coming to a close, but you still have a little time to express support for and pride in the LGBTQ community. But not. Last week, the United States Marine Corps didn’t pass on the opportunity to demonstrate its gay pride on Twitter. In the tweet, our beloved United States Marines expressed how much …

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Blizzard acquires Spellbreak studio Proletariat to bolster World of Warcraft

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. Blizzard Entertainment has acquired Spellbreak maker Proletariat to beef up the staff on its massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft. Under the deal, Boston-based Proletariat will …

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Portal Modders Have Already Got Half-Life 2 Running On Switch

Picture: Valve Corporation During the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, Valve announced that Portal: Companion Collection would release the very same day, giving Switch owners access to both Portal and Portal 2. Not even a full 24 hours after its release, however, it seems modders have discovered significant date related to Half Life 2 within …

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