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Not So Massively Roundup: Destiny 2, Spellbreak, Vigor, Valorant, Frostpoint, Shadow Arena, and PUBG’s BLACKPINK collab

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Welcome to a quick roundup of some news from the Not-So-Massively world! Destiny 2: Bungie posted a trailer and a detailed dev blog on...

SuperData August 2020: Fall Guys dethroned League of Legends, pushed WoW to its lowest rank in over a year

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SuperData's August global revenue report for the games industry has more than a few eyebrow-raisers this week. On the PC side of things,...

League of Legends introduces Samira the Desert Rose to the roster

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If you think a bit of Dante from Devil May Cry is missing in your MOBA, then you might want to consider offering a...

Riot Games-backed afrofantasy MMO The Wagadu Chronicles just went live on Kickstarter

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MMO developer Alexander Zacherl kindly put this game on our radar today, and it couldn't be more timely, given that this summer's swelling of...

The US government is now probing Epic and Riot in relation to Tencent’s data security

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Remember back in August when the Trump administration made noise about trying to ban WeChat and Tencent from transactions with folks in the...

Valorant’s game director discusses rough plans for new Agents, maps, and modes that promote ‘social downtime’

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Riot Games' team-based tactical shooter Valorant has been, by all accounts, enjoying some quiet yet steady success. Even so, that only means that...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online’s Stonethorn DLC arrives on consoles

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Good news for the patient and long-suffering Elder Scrolls Online console players: The game's latest DLC and patch have finally arrived following the...

SuperData July 2020: Pokemon Go is making all the monies right now

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We'd like to think that Niantic is learning a huge lesson from its continuing efforts to making Pokemon Go more accessible: SuperData...

League of Legends quietly introduces a new character to the public beta environment

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Usually new MOBA additions are met with all sorts of pomp and circumstance, but in the case of the newest addition to League...

The MOP Up: Legends of Runeterra unwraps a new expansion

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Riot Games' digital card game Legends of Runeterra made a big splash this past week as it released its first big expansion. "The Call...

Ex-Riot developers found Odyssey Interactive, raise $6M in seed funding

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While Riot Games seems to be shedding developers left and right these days, one good thing that's come out of this is the formation...

Legends of Runeterra prepares the Call of the Mountain card set

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Riot Games' Runeterra is steaming ahead with an ambitious roadmap and a sizable content release later this month. On August 26th, the digital...

Amazon just rebranded Twitch Prime as Amazon Gaming, not much else is changing though

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Amazon is apparently retooling Twitch a bit today as it's just announced Prime Gaming, which is basically the same as the Twitch Prime, with...
It lurks.

Riot Games’ Neom esports fiasco came about because people are bad at email

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At the tail end of July, Riot Games managed to piss off gamers, streamers, esports stars, and its own developers by unilaterally announcing a...

The MOP Up: Sims Online’s rogue server goes sunbathing

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FreeSO, the rogue server for the late Sims Online, is getting into the spirit of the season with a whole bunch of beach- and...
This is what we were really missing.

New executive order could ban US transactions with Tencent – potentially bad news for gaming [Updated]

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File this one under "I was about to go to sleep when the internet erupted in an absolute panic over Tencent": Late this evening,...

Riot is closing up shop for a week to grant devs a break from crunch and deadlines

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It's not at all uncommon for senior staff to take holiday vacations in the USA, nor is it uncommon for whole studios in Europe...
Oh look. Again.

Blizzard staffers agitate against poor worker pay as Activision-Blizzard rakes in billions

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Blizzard's labor practices have been under scrutiny over the last couple of years, propelled in large part due to mass-layoffs at the top...

The MOP Up: All Points Bulletin revs its engine upgrade

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This past weekend, Little Orbit's All Points Bulletin ran its second open beta test as it prepares to roll out the huge Unreal...

Riot Games canceled its League of Legends esports partnership with Saudia Arabia after massive backlash

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The League of Legends esports community was set on fire and then partially doused this week thanks to a decision - now rescinded...

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