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During a recent Reddit AMA, Geoff Keighley discussed the infamous meme, hoping his legacy is more than just being surrounded by Doritos and Mountain Dew. Geoff Keighley is known for a lot of things. More recently, he is known for producing and hosting The Game Awards. However, a few years back, he was known for one of video games’ most notorious memes: the Dorito Pope. In a recent AMA, ...read more
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A number of people have lost their jobs as esports organiser ESL announces a restructure. The changes, which so far affect its French and Spanish offices, are effective immediately, with more jobs “at risk.” ESL has not confirmed how many people have lost their jobs so far. It has, however, said the French and Spanish offices will remain open – just with a reduced headcount. The UK ...read more
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Riot Games has agreed to pay a $10 million settlement to women in its workplace to resolve a gender discrimination lawsuit. This amount will be paid out to women who are either currently employed by the company or have worked there within the past five years, according to the Los Angeles Times which first reported on the results of the lawsuit. The legal proceedings have been going on since 2018 ...read more
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When it comes to the Vatican, the first thing folks are likely to associate with it isn't "video games," and even if they did, probably "Minecraft" would normally be low on the list of specific video games that'd be associated with the Vatican. And yet, here we are, in the year 2019, and a Catholic priest has spun up a Minecraft server in the Vatican. To be clear: this does not appear to be a ...read more
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YouTube’s ever-changing content and advertising guidelines have taken creators on numerous rides over the past several years, but the latest changes sound like they’ll offer a bit more freedom to folks who focus on violent titles. Starting today, YouTube’s community guidelines will treat videogame violence the same as other scripted violence – though there have been no changes to the ...read more
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New images of the Atari VCS console have been released alongside an update from the console creators that says they’re still shooting for a March 2020 release date. Atari COO Michael Arzt provided these details and more in a Q&A session Atari published on Medium this week to offer updated information on the status of the Atari VCS and when it’d be in the hands of those who want it. For those ...read more
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Candy Crush is continuing to crush it almost six years after its release. Candy Crush Soda Saga has made over $2 billion in lifetime revenue, according to the latest report from Sensor Tower Store Intelligence. Since the mobile game’s launch way back in 2014, Candy Crush Soda Saga has raked in 410 million app downloads across the App Store and Google Play. Half of that revenue has been ...read more
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Elon Musk’s weird polygonal Cybertruck has found a new home in the weird polygonal world of GoldenEye 007. With its unusual, hideous trapezoid shape, there is only one place that Tesla’s Cybertruck is likely to fit in: A Nintendo 64 game from 1997. One brave soul has taken it upon themselves to make it happen – Youtuber Graslu00 showed off their modding skills in a new video which ...read more
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Google has announced that Founder's Edition owners can now send a Buddy Pass to a friend, granting them three free months of Stadia Pro. Those who have the Founder’s Edition of the newly released Google Stadia are now able to invite a friend to try the new game streaming service for free as Buddy Passes start rolling out. The news was announced yesterday on the Google Stadia blog along with ...read more
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Jason Scott of the Internet Archive has announced that OUYA owners somehow have good news in 2019. Originally the home of such indie hits as Towerfall and Super Indie Karts, the cheap gaming machine barely lasted a year on the market before being acquired by Razer. The ecosystem went down officially in June of this year but some aren’t letting those games die. Since then, OUYA consoles have ...read more
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