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Crypto.com reportedly suffers hack, losing more than $15 million in Ethereum

Crypto.com, one of the worlds’ largest cryptocurrency exchanges has reportedly suffered a hack, with at least $15 million worth of Ethereum stolen. The hack is the latest in a series of security branches that have affected crypto currency exchanges and it further damages confidence in the nascent cryptocurrency sphere.  The issues came to light when […]

Banjo-Kazooie Arrives on Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack Later This Week

Nintendo has revealed that the N64 classic Banjo-Kazooie will be available to all Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members on January 20, 2022. Nintendo shared the news in a tweet that features gameplay from the beloved platformer that was released in 1998 and stars a bear and a bird that are trying to stop […]

Xbox Activision Blizzard Acquisition Shouldn’t Break Antitrust Laws, Legal Expert Says

The Microsoft Activision Blizzard acquisition will bring together one of the game industry’s big-three companies, with one of the industry’s leading game developers. As Xbox continues its strategy of major acquisitions, will the Activision Blizzard purchase run afoul of antitrust laws? A legal expert says not likely at this stage. Remember how Xbox successfully acquired […]

Read the Emails Phil Spencer, Bobby Kotick, And Satya Nadella Sent to Employees After Activision Blizzard Sale

Earlier today, Microsoft announced plans to buy Activision Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion, putting huge franchises like Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and more under Xbox's umbrella. While we've already seen how the video game industry is reacting to the huge acquisition, you can now take a look at how Microsoft and Activision […]

Norland aims to be RimWorld meets Crusader Kings, a medieval political city-builder

City-building games tend to focus on the broad strokes of town management, basically letting you be more of a hand of god than a proper mayor. Norland aims to make things a little more personal, letting you take control of a noble family that’s in power over a medieval city, dealing with all the crime, […]

Former Dragon Age producer Mark Darrah says ‘BioWare magic is bullshit’

Remember the term “BioWare magic?” Kotaku described it in this lengthy report on the failure of Anthem as a belief within the studio that no matter how rough things look during game development, everything will ultimately come together to make the great BioWare games we used to know and love. In the latest episode of […]

Every game and studio Microsoft now owns

Two years after buying ZeniMax Media and scooping up games like The Elder Scrolls and Starfield, Microsoft has announced its plans to purchase Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. The acquisition, which is set to finalize in July 2023, will be one of the biggest buyouts in gaming. Microsoft will own developers behind even more of […]

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is reportedly planning to step down after Microsoft acquisition

One of the big questions left in the wake of Microsoft's $69 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard is: what will become of Bobby Kotick? The beleaguered CEO has been facing pressure to resign over the company's workplace misconduct scandal since at least November, following a report that he'd been aware of complaints for years and […]