Month: June 2021

He had been nominated for the role in May, but it has now been officially decided. Chris Meledandri will be joining Nintendo’s board of directors. The decision had been made during Nintendo’s 81st annual general meeting of shareholders. Meledandri is the first person from the west to hold an outside director role at Nintendo. Meledandri
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Bloober Team has formed a partnership with Konami Digital Entertainment to “jointly develop selected contents” and exchange know-how. The partnership has once again fueled rumors the developer is working on the Silent Hill franchise. Very little else was revealed about the partnership. The President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Hideki Hayakawa, said they “look forward to combining
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Small Press Spotlight is closing out June with a look at SLG Publishing’s  (Milk & Cheese, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac) release of Mr. Butterchips. The publisher is now relaunching the long-running monthly webcomic by Alex Schumacher as an ongoing weekly feature on its website. Schumacher’s work includes The Unemployment Adventures of Aqualung, Defiling the Literati,
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The PlayStation Plus July lineup packs in thrilling firefights, wrestling superstars, intense horror, and martial arts action. Whether your tastes lie with first-person shooters (Call of Duty: Black Ops 4), over the top arcade punch ups (WWE 2K Battlegrounds), third-person survival horror (A Plague Tale: Innocence) or battling your way up global leaderboards (Virtua Fighter
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UK-based esports organisation Guild Esports has announced a loss of £4.3m over a six month period, ending 31st March 2021.The figure was revealed following the release of Guild’s unaudited financial results earlier today. The organisation has cited its investment in esports teams, the Guild Academy, content creation, and corporate infrastructure as a factor in the
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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One tidbit Intel confirmed at the International Supercomputing Conference this week: It’s now shipping DG2 GPUs to developers as part of its slow ramp into the GPU market. Up until now, Intel has confirmed itself to shipping integrated Xe-based graphics
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I never paid much attention to Britney Spears, but the story about her conservatorship demonstrates clear potential for abuse of the system.  Consider supporting my work on Patreon or on Ko-Fi so I can continue creating it. Also, please sign up for my free editorial cartooning newsletter.
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North American esports organisation Complexity Gaming has been acquired by GameSquare Esports, the parent company of esports agency Code Red Esports. The acquisition will cost a total of $27m (~ £19.5m) in an all-stock transaction. As a result, Complexity’s current ownership group will become ‘major shareholders’ of GameSquare Esports. From left to right: Travis Goff
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