this is why we can’t have nice things

The real problem with this genre is the fact that humans play it. Here’s some of the worst stuff they’ve done.

But really, who cares.

Activision is trying to locate its Call of Duty leaker via Reddit subpoenas

Yes, that headline is true. Activision is attempting to track down the mysterious person who leaked the cover art of the next Call of Duty...

Activision-Blizzard has apparently yanked its games from GeForce NOW

If you were subbing to NVIDIA GeForce Now for your streamed games, we genuinely hope it wasn't for Activision-Blizzard's games. That's because yesterday
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Red Dead Online hackers are attacking with spooky scary two-headed skeletons

It's always nice to think that while hackers are destroying your game experience and generally making an unfounded nuisance out of themselves for no...

New French lawsuits accuse EA’s FIFA franchise of promoting illegal gambling

None of the FIFA titles is a pure MMO, of course, but every MMO player interested in how monetization across the industry is being...
Does this word mean something different to you?

Cliff Bleszinski now claims LawBreakers failed because it was ‘too woke’

Well, that's it, everyone. Shut it down. The English language had a pretty good run, but it's over now. Cliff Bleszinski, also known as...
Thanks, I hate it.

Debate rages over a Fortnite streamer landing out-of-bounds in a charity tournament

There's a bit of a row happening in the Fortnite community about whether or not a streamer cheated in a charity tournament last...
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Warcraft 3: Reforged is now apparently offering instant refunds with no official statement from Blizzard

Fortunately for Blizzard, after the not-great launch of Warcraft III: Reforged, everything blew over... by which we mean things got significantly worse, to the point...

EA aims to mask active user numbers in investor earnings reports

Don't call it hiding anything, just call it select data provisioning! Electronic Arts COO and CFO Blake Jorgensen has said that future earnings reports...

Kentucky high school athletic commission bans Fortnite from high school esports competition

The Kentucky High School Athletics Association (KHSAA) has officially called for the removal of Fortnite from high school esports competition, expressing concern at...

US Court of Appeals upholds decision that a RuneScape player’s muting did not violate free speech

The 3rd Circuit US Court of Appeals has effectively squashed any further action by one Amro Elansari, a RuneScape player who claimed that...

Riot Games’ $10M settlement could climb to $400M due to California state agency filings

Allow us to recount events for a moment: In 2018, a Kotaku expose blew the lid off of a deeply alarming "bro culture"...

Chronicles of Elyria dev blog’s ‘mood piece’ turns out to be ‘photobashed stock art’

The idea of a mood board, which collects a variety of images from various sources to bring inspiration, isn't exactly a foreign one. Perhaps...

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden calls out Silicon Valley game devs as ‘creeps’

It would appear that US presidential hopeful and former vice president Joe Biden has an unkind view of most Silicon Valley tech companies and...
Order from disorder.

The fun when some dude yoinks an airport map screen to play Apex Legends

Look, sometimes you just need to play video games real bad. The original story appears to be gone from the radio station's blog, but...

Fortnite canonizes content creators with their own in-game skins

We guess it pays to shill as hard as you can for a game because you never know when the developers are going to...

China is cracking down on online games and streaming even more with ‘Healthy China 2030’

Even setting aside the Blitzchung fiasco that sent China's video game industry into the spotlight at the tail end of 2019, the western...

World of Warcraft server blades that were sold for charity arrive to players with various signs of damage

In a rather unfortunate turn of philanthropic events, the World of Warcraft server blades that were being sold to support Pencils of...
Lady guns are so complicated

Escape from Tarkov confirms no playable female characters because of ‘game lore’ and workload

Sorry, ladies, but it's just too ding-dong-dang difficult to put y'all in Escape from Tarkov. That's the cited reason why the game's developer, Battlestate...

Star Citizen SOCS socks promise to revolutionize foot warming in the first quarter of 2020

You can wear your heart on your sleeve regarding Star Citizen, but everyone kind of expects that. What you really want to do...

Hellion dev rejects YouTuber’s ‘dirty dev’ characterization despite selling abandoned game

Nobody wants to have their creative endeavors trashed and game developers certainly shouldn't be outright abused in a physical or mental sense. That said,...

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