Pro esports players Hector ‘H3cz’ Rodriguez and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner allege the company violated federal antitrust laws by coercing players and team owners to compete under ‘extortionate financial terms’ at the threat of exclusion from the Activision CoD league.
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After winning the European Commission’s approval and triumphing over the FTC, the hard-fought acquisition may close by July 18 if the U.K.’s CMA block is rejected.
The studios’ co-development projects kick off with the 4-quadrant film set in a world split by two powerful feuding brothers with clashing convictions.
The approval brings the Microsoft-owned gaming behemoth one step closer to closing its nearly $70 billion purchase, but there is more work to be done before the deal is finalized.
The film and TV AI tech company adds AI and facial animation technology veteran to leadership roster, joining former Lionsgate COO Jen Hollingsworth and company’s co-founders and co-CEOs Scott Mann and Nick Lynes.
‘Anime Action,’ ‘Dark Heroic Drama 3’ and ‘Cinematic Hybrid 2’ albums provide a range of options for content creators and marketing teams with structured tracks, versatile stems and alt versions.
Brain Zoo’s founder and CEO discuss how he’s stayed ahead of the game since starting the animation studio 27 years ago; he also reflects on the studio’s evolution during COVID and how he keeps landing big brand clients.
The VFX and animation studio settles into its new Manhattan Beach digs, offering small shop creative/budgetary advantages with the underlying muscle of extensive European roots; The Mill alumni Aurelien Simon and Gawain Liddiard will head new office.
CEO Keith Guerrette and his studio have developed a part-time, paid program that provides participants with skills training, mentorship, and hands-on real-time game development experience to better help them get a leg up in the industry.
New suits allege game company’s lack of transparency about the deal, as well as company insiders’ conflicts of interest.
Tech giant’s planned $68.7 billion purchase signals everyone that it’s all in on capturing future generations of gamers.
Walkout protest follows a lawsuit filed against the gaming giant claiming a deeply abusive culture that ‘fostered sexual harassment and discrimination.’
Conference set for April 24-27 also will explore virtual product lifecycle and how expanded realities can make a valuable impact on society.
Ubisoft’s largest open world video game finds the Ghost squad battling Bolivia’s Santa Blanca Cartel.
Activision’s new release builds on the ‘Call of Duty’ franchise’s legacy of excellent single-player gameplay, though there are a few chinks in the annual release schedule armor.
With only a modest set of new goods, the latest ‘Destiny’ expansion pack doesn’t come close to matching previous ‘The Taken King’ release.
Hungarian studio creates 28 minutes of game cinematics for Activision’s 14th title in the top-rated series, ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.’
Ubisoft’s decision to push next ‘Assassin’s Creed’ release to 2017 may signal needed change in big game franchise planning.
MPC teams with 72andSyunny to deliver intense live-action trailer for Activision directed by Wayne McClammy and featuring Michael B. Jordan, Cara Delevingne and Marshawn Lynch.