Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ending June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted … Read more

EA Backtracks On Sims 4 Mod Restrictions Following Backlash

Screenshots: EA Last month, EA announced new rules and restrictions on paid mods, early access, and how creators can advertise their creations. And this led to many unhappy responses and ongoing controversy within the Sims community. The Sims 4 might have been released in 2014, but the life simulator continues to get massive official updates … Read more

How Electronic Arts Tries to Make Diverse Video Games

Tulay McNally, director of inclusive design at Electronic Arts, chooses her words carefully as we chat about creating diverse characters for video games. Raised in Germany, McNally is no stranger to the international video game industry. She worked at Square Enix, Sega, and Bioware before joining EA. McNally’s team at EA assists with the development … Read more

skate. – Official Developer Update Overview – IGN

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Elden Ring Publisher Hacked, Ransomware Group Claims

Image: FromSoftware / Bandai Namco Bandai Namco, the Japanese publisher behind the Ace Combat, Dragon Ball Zand Dark Souls games, appears to be the latest major gaming company to suffer a major hack. The ransomware group BlackCat added the Elden Ring publisher to its list of victims earlier today, though it’s not yet clear the … Read more

EA’s Terrible Meme Tweet Angered Many Devs, Execs

Image: EA / Kotaku Remember last week? It happened about 34 years ago, so if you do not, I understand. But last Thursday, the official EA Twitter account tweeted a bad joke about single-player games that led to an internet-wide roasting and eventually an apology from the Battlefield publisher. And apparently, EA is still dealing … Read more

EA Under Fire for Making Fun of Single Player Games – IGN Daily Fix – IGN

EA Under Fire for Making Fun of Single Player Games – IGN Daily FixIGN EA Roasted For Dunking On Single-Player Games After Everything It’s DoneKotaku EA makes a bad joke, gets relentlessly flamedThe Verge EA Makes Fun of Single Player Games – The Internet Does Not React Kindly – IGNIGN View Full Coverage on Google … Read more

How a Philly artist turned Madden 23’s cover into its namesake’s big tribute

Chuck Styles always had plans to create a tribute piece to John Madden. After the Hall of Fame coach passed away in late December, fans and Styles’ peers in the art world asked about it. He wanted to do it. But it had to wait. The Greater Philadelphia-based visual artist, who has grown into an … Read more

System Shock – Official Trailer | Summer of Gaming 2022 – IGN

System Shock – Official Trailer | Summer of Gaming 2022IGN System Shock Trailer and Interview With Warren Spector | PC Gaming Show 2022GameSpot New Trailer Confirms System Shock Remake Is Still ComingGame Informer System Shock trailer and interview (PC Gaming Show 2022)PC Gamer View Full Coverage on Google News

JPMorgan Chase, Gap, VMWare & more

People pass the JP Morgan Chase & amp; Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Mike Segar | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. JPMorgan Chase – JPMorgan rose 7% after the bank said it expects to reach key return targets sooner than planned thanks to rising … Read more