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Sorny.

Sony appears to have set up an internal game preservation department

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It probably goes without saying that we here at Massively Overpowered are kind of fond of game preservation, helped by the fact that we...
You are bad and you should feel bad.

Habbo Hotel goes full play-to-earn with the announcement of Habbo X

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Remember when having Habbo Hotel owner Sulake selling off Habbo-based NFTs seemed just like it was pointlessly destructive grifting from an isolated unscrupulous developer? Good times....
Jaded.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio do you find the least believable?

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Over the course of several years working in this industry, I have grown more willing to believe some studios and less willing to believe...
Good plan!

Square-Enix’s president is still bullish on the prospect of NFTs and blockchain in gaming

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Have you forgotten about president Yosuke Matsuda's buzzword-laden blockchain pitch from the start of the year? It's entirely possible you have, since in the...
Let it die.

Netmarble promises a bunch of blockchain titles despite their being banned in its home country

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Just an FYI if you were starting to forget this or something, Netmarble is a garbage company. There's plenty of reasons to think that,...
Thanks, I hate it.

Sony boss stresses that Bungie acquisition is about multiplatform live service games

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If you were worried about the future of Destiny 2 on your platform of choice, the latest interview with Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan...
Garbagia.

Vague Patch Notes: Why play-to-earn is a garbage idea

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Good afternoon, readers. Do you remember not so long ago when I talked about the fact that MMOs are perfectly fine as just games...
I'm purely decorative!

The Daily Grind: Which 2021 MMO do you think has the best shot at revitalizing itself?

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The good news for 2021 in our genre was that there were a lot of MMOs that made it to release. The bad news is...
Farmville!

Take-Two acquires Zynga for a price of $12.7 billion

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If you've ever played one of the FarmVille games and thought that it would be much better if you could hop in a stolen motor...
Oh, great.

GameStop plans to create an NFT and crypto marketplace this year

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If you've ever wondered how GameStop manages to keep making the worst decisions and losing money with a zeal and intensity usually reserved for...
We're doing great, promise.

Raven Software strike extends to its third week as Activision-Blizzard claims management is listening

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January 3rd marked the third week during which the staff for Raven Software (responsible for several Call of Duty titles including Call of Duty: Warzone) was...
Still miss the combo here.

Final Fantasy XIV suspends sales and ads to mitigate Endwalker server congestion

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So, anecdotally, how's the congestion situation for you in Final Fantasy XIV? Getting better? Director and producer Naoki Yoshida clearly feels that it's not getting...
This is going great.

Court denies the California DFEH intervention in the Activision-Blizzard EEOC settlement

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You know that things are not going great for a company when multiple state and federal agencies are all descending on you for various...
Unified.

Activision-Blizzard is walking out again, Australia’s game industry unionizes

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Activision-Blizzard's workers are continuing to mobilize: Following the mass-layoffs at Activision's RavenQA over the weekend, Raven workers staged a walkout yesterday, and now they're...
The evil daddies are fighting agai- well, still.

Epic asks the court to deny Apple the right to postpone its anti-steering measures

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So let's recap a little bit. The one major victory that Epic won in its lawsuit against Apple was about steering people to only...

Facebook commits to hiring 10,000 employees in the EU to build its metaverse

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How many people does it take to build a metaverse? If you're Facebook, you have a pretty definitive number: 10,000. That's the amount of...
lol

Oculus pauses sales of the Quest 2 to address headset foam issue

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If you were abut to buy yourself an Oculus Quest 2, you can't. Not right away, anyhow. A new notification from the team indicates...
You know what this is.

Netflix hires a new vice president of game development for its game division

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In case you had forgotten, Netflix wants to get into the video game industry in some capacity, because being successful in one area of...
Pie, meet sky.

Bloomberg takes a look at the growing presence of ‘Blizzard 2.0’

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By this point everyone has had time to read and analyze that lengthy piece on IGN about Blizzard as a company in turmoil, wracked...
Yeah, cool.

Stadia’s developer marketing lead insists that the platform is doing fine

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Hey, folks, did you hear that Google Stadia is doing fine? You probably didn't. Actually, you probably thought the opposite, what with the the...

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