Month: August 2022

Major PC Mod Sites Remove Spider-Man Mod That Replaces In-Game Pride Flags

Major PC Mod Sites Remove Spider-Man Mod That Replaces In-Game Pride Flags

NexusMods and ModDB, two of the largest online PC game mods sites, have removed a project that removes the in-game pride flags from the recently released PC port of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered. As NexusMods explained in a blog post, the mod was uploaded to its site by a brand new account with no modding history, …

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New Report Claims Sexist Workplace at Nintendo of America

New Report Claims Sexist Workplace at Nintendo of America

UPDATE 18/8/22: Nintendo has issued an internal response to yesterday’s report alleging sexual harassment within Nintendo of America. The statement to employees comes from company chief Doug Bowser and was leaked online by Kotaku. In it, Bowser says the company is “actively investigating” yesterday’s claims. The full statement follows. “We have a strict policy designed …

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Embracer Group game purchase includes rights to Lord of the Rings and Hobbit

Embracer Group game purchase includes rights to Lord of the Rings and Hobbit

Embracer Group today embarked on a wave of acquisitions including Limited Run Games, Tripwire Interactive and the IP rights to Lord of the Rings and the hobbit. There are a total of five acquisitions today, in addition to a sixth undisclosed deal for a company in the PC and console gaming space. The Lord of …

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Jonah Hill Will No Longer Promote His New Movies To Prevent Anxiety Attacks

Jonah Hill Will No Longer Promote His New Movies To Prevent Anxiety Attacks

Jonah Hill has announced that he will not be promoting his upcoming documentary film – or other future projects – for the foreseeable future in order to avoid the anxiety attacks he often gets during press trips. The 38-year-old actor wrote an open letter to share and explain his decision to stop promoting new movies …

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Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit Rights Bought By Video Games Super-Publisher

Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit Rights Bought By Video Games Super-Publisher

Image: Lord of the Rings The Embracer Group, which slowly buy every video game publisher and studio on the markethave just announced that they have acquired Middle-earth Enterprises, the company that owns the rights to most of JRR Tolkien’s major works, including Lord of the Rings and the hobbit. Some background: Middle-earth Enterprises was formerly …

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'Summer Camp Island' creator responds to HBO Max plan to delete series: 'pulled like we were nothing'

‘Summer Camp Island’ creator responds to HBO Max plan to delete series: ‘pulled like we were nothing’

Julia Pott, an animator who serves as the creator of “Summer Camp Island,” has expressed disappointment at HBO Max’s decision to remove the series from its library. The streamer confirmed plans Wednesday night to remove “Summer Camp Island” and 35 other titles, including 19 other HBO Max originals, from the catalog. “We worked for five …

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As game sales slump, China's Tencent signals a popular ad trend it's betting on

As game sales slump, China’s Tencent signals a popular ad trend it’s betting on

Tencent runs the ubiquitous Chinese messaging app WeChat. The company has a short video feature in the app and has started monetizing it through video ads in the feed. Tencent said such ads could become a “substantial” source of revenue in the future. Budrul Chukrut | Sopa images | Light rocket | Getty Images Tencent …

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Dodge says Charger EV concept is faster and louder than a Hellcat - TechCrunch

Dodge says Charger EV concept is faster and louder than a Hellcat – TechCrunch

Dodge unveiled an EV concept on Wednesday that looks — and even sounds — like the gas-powered Charger muscle car that will be discontinued next year. The two-door Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept — the Daytona name is a nod to the 200-mph NASCAR track milestone of its gas-powered ancestor — isn’t just a design …

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Maddie, Chapel Hart learn fate in shocking live results show

If you’ve ever doubted whether “America’s Got Talent” really records its results live, look no further than Wednesday’s episode. In addition to a shocking elimination, as the 11 acts performing Tuesday found out which two would advance to the finals to compete against saxophonist Avery Dixon and country singer Drake Milligan, a former contestant returned …

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COVID May Harm Brain Function, Large Study Suggests

COVID May Harm Brain Function, Large Study Suggests

Patients recovering from coronavirus infection suffer from increased neurological and psychological distress, according to a comprehensive observational study published Thursday. Researchers from the University of Oxford searched more than a million patient records and found that, two years after infection, patients who had recovered from COVID-19 had a higher risk of psychosis, dementia and “brain …

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