Daily Archives: March 10, 2019

Fortnite dance lawsuits dismissed after new Supreme Court ruling

Law firm Pierce Brainridge has dismissed five of its copyright lawsuits against Epic Games over dances in Fortnite, it announced in a news release. “Previously, plaintiffs could file copyright infringement lawsuits as soon as they applied for a registration with the Copyright Office. There’s no guarantee that the US Copyright Office will actually approve the registrations, however. According to US law, you can’t actually copyright a dance move — only fully choreographed routines. It’s up for the

By | 2019-03-10T17:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sekiro’s new launch trailer is great, but don’t watch it

A new “launch” trailer hit today, showing off a variety of bosses, combat maneuvers, and story beats from Sekiro. It gives aways too much, and you shouldn’t watch it like me, a fool who just ruined some exciting Sekiro reveals for himself. This is all to say that I wish I hadn’t watched the new Sekiro trailer, because from the get-go, it diminishes one of the best aspects of FromSoftware games: boss encounters. Still, just five seconds into Sekiro’s launch trailer, there’s a boss I hadn’t seen i

By | 2019-03-10T17:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How esports org Fnatic stays sustainable in a new era of entertainment

Fnatic is one of the most well-known organizations currently in esports; its League of Legends team, in particular, has been the pride of Western esports at multiple points. Fnatic is also an organization in 10 different teams, constantly reassessing the current state of esports, and even maintains a hardware business. Fnatic has to consistently refresh its talent pool — not just in League of Legends, but in all competitive titles. “Not youth-youth, but the 16-to-17-year-old range of players.” M

By | 2019-03-10T17:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

355,000 Apex Legends PC cheaters have been banned by Respawn

Respawn’s latest post on the Apex Legends subreddit reveals that the studio has banned over 355,000 cheaters on PC, thanks to the service Easy-Anti-Cheat. We take cheating very seriously and care deeply about the health of Apex Legends for all players." Respawn also mentioned an upcoming patch on PC that will address some of the known crash-related issues and improve stability on the platform. Lastly, Frechette outlined that they’re "narrowing down" causes related to slow server performance in t

By | 2019-03-10T16:22:23+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crackdown 2 is now backwards compatible on Xbox One, and it’s free

Crackdown 3 has been out for around a month now, and if you’ve been enjoying the antics of the third installment, you’ll be happy to know it’s predecessor Crackdown 2 is now backwards compatible and free to download on Xbox One. Harry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb confirmed the announcement that Microsoft was adding the second game in the series to the backwards compatible library on Twitter . Crackdown 2 was originally released on Xbox 360 almost a decade ago in 2010. The mode was an update in both Crack

By | 2019-03-10T16:13:56+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Improbable to open two game studios, one headed by former Bioware exec

Worlds Adrift, built using Improbable's SpatialOSImprobable, the creator of multiplayer-focused cloud platform SpatialOS, has opened two game studios to build its own online multiplayer games. The Edmonton studio already has 50 staff working on Improbable's first game, built using SpatialOS, and the studio is headed by Aaryn Flynn, the former Bioware general manager who joined Improbable last year. The London studio, which will be a mix of new hires and existing Improbable staff, will be lead by

By | 2019-03-10T15:43:50+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mirai Blu-Ray And DVD Sets Get Release Date

Mirai Blu-Ray And DVD Sets Get Release Date Cached Page below :Company: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2019-03-10  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, gameidealist, companies, bluray, release, mirai, sets, date, dvdCompany: gameidealist, Activity: gameidealist, Date: 2019-03-10  Authors: oscar leeKeywords: news, gameidealist, companies, bluray, release, mirai, sets, date, dvd

By | 2019-03-10T15:30:31+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blade Symphony goes free-to-play, gets flooded with negative reviews

Multiplayer swordfighting game Blade Symphony has gone free-to-play. Unfortunately, the game has been flooded with negative reviews since the change. The user reviews from the last 30 days are "mostly negative", and just 30% of users posted a positive review compared with 70% in the game's five-year life span. But Puny Human has its work cut out to please its new players and fix bugs. The free-to-play update also added 48 new items and rebuilt the popular Castle map, Puny Human said in the Steam

By | 2019-03-10T14:52:59+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New patent might show the controller for Google’s game streaming service

Google is hard at work on a game streaming service called Project Stream, and we might just have caught our first look at some of the hardware for it – specifically a gaming controller in a newly published Google patent. The patent itself refers to a notification system working between a gaming controller and a gaming system, but it comes with some interesting images attached. Project Stream concept (credit: Sarang Sheth/Yanko Design)At first glance the device doesn't seem to deviate too much fr

By | 2019-03-10T10:30:11+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Diablo crusader cosplay is out for blood

At PAX Australia this year a gang of Diablo cosplayers stalked the halls in search of blood. Among the cosplayers was Astrokerrie as a crusader from Reaper of Souls, complete with flail and shield. The centrepiece is the shield, and Astrokerrie loves that being a crusader gives her the opportunity to wield one. The Diablo blood drive was a popular feature of PAX Australia, drawing crowds wherever they went. "I'm a big Diablo fan," Astrokerrie says, "and a total sucker for girls in armour.

By | 2019-03-10T00:32:58+00:00 March 10th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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