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Nintendo President Retires as Revenue Doubles

Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima, who took on the role after the death of Satoru Iwata in 2015, announced his retirement today, saying he believes the company needs to be led by younger management. Shuntaro Furukawa, 46, will replace the 68-year-old Kimishima on June 28. The news comes as Nintendo announces it more than doubled its revenue through strong Nintendo Switch […]

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Belgium makes ‘loot boxes’ illegal in games like FIFA and Overwatch

Loot boxes in gaming have been a controversial subject for a while, but it wasn’t until last year’s Star Wars Battlefront II that they exploded into mainstream awareness. Basically, loot boxes are digital crates of in-game items that can be bought for real-world cash. Sometimes they can contain useful upgrades and sometimes they can just be filled with cosmetic items. […]

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Dave Rocco Leaving Spotify for Universal Music Group: Sources (EXCLUSIVE)

Dave Rocco will be leaving the company to take a role at Universal Music Group, sources tell Variety. While his title was not specified at press time, it will involve digital and streaming promotion and marketing. Along with Universal’s recent hire of Celine Joshua — who joined the company late in February with the unwieldy title of General Manager, Commercial, Content and […]

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Authorities shut down notorious revenge porn site

The notorious revenge porn website Anon-IB, which has been linked to celebrity nude photo hacks, has been taken down, marking a victory for human rights advocates and people affected by the site. Anon-IB – also known as the “Best Anonymous Image Board” – appears to have been seized by Dutch law enforcement authorities, Vice’s tech site Motherboard reported Wednesday. When […]

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Bandai Namco, ‘Wallace & Gromit’ Creator Announce New World War I Game

Bandai Namco, publisher of the “Tekken” and “Soulcalibur” series, is partnering with independent developer DigixArt and “Wallace & Gromit” creator Aardman Animation Studios on a new story-driven World War I adventure game called “11-11: Memories Retold,” the companies announced Wednesday. As of right now, details on “11-11” are relatively scant, but based on the game’s reveal trailer (seen below) it […]

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