Multiple Ubisoft executives step down amid workplace abuse allegations

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Multiple Ubisoft executives step down amid workplace abuse allegations

Ubisoft has announced that several of the company's executives have stepped down amid a scandal involving allegations of workplace misconduct and harassment. Chief creative officer Serge Hascoët, the managing director of Ubisoft's Canadian studios Yannis Mallat, and global head of human resources Cécile Cornet have all stepped down from their positions as part of what a press release calls "the comprehensive work the Company is doing to improve and strengthen its workplace culture." 

Devolver Digital's self-indulgent showcase was welcome spectacle in a long and slow notE3

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Devolver Digital's self-indulgent showcase was welcome spectacle in a long and slow notE3

It’s been quite fun to get some of that old E3 self-indulgent and money-wasting spectacle today in Devolver Digital’s own notE3 showcase/short film. D3: Devolver Digital Direct continued the indie publisher’s absurd years-long story of company executives, exploding heads, and the future’s future. As we enter the fifth week of an endless online marketing experience […]

Olija is a 2D action game about a magic harpoon

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Olija is a 2D action game about a magic harpoon

Japanese developer Skeleton Crew announced new game Olija today, to be published by Devolver Digital and released this year. Olija is a 2D action-adventure platformer where hero Faraday attempts to use his "legendary harpoon" to escape a strange country of Terraphage where he has been marooned. It's a game with an indie aesthetic, using minimalist graphics paired with sharp action to set its visual scene.

Waddling, casual battle royale Fall Guys coming in early August

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Waddling, casual battle royale Fall Guys coming in early August

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is coming out next month, on August 4th, and looks to be completely ridiculous. Imagine a 60-player battle royale where everyone is a wobbly potato person and you survive by winning a candy-colored ultimate ninja warrior obstacle course and/or absurd mario party minigames against others. All of this while you wear ridiculous costumes and hats, because this is a videogame. 

Be a flesh-blob horror monster when Carrion launches this month

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Be a flesh-blob horror monster when Carrion launches this month

Gory wall-crawling horror game Carrion is set to release on July 23rd, as announced in today's Devolver Digital presentation. Billed as a 'reverse horror game' since its announcement a few years ago, Carrion has you playing as an amorphous amalgamation of tentacles and flesh sliding through air ducts and hallways devouring the hapless humans who unleashed you upon their unfortunate world.