Warner Bros. will distribute Cyberpunk 2077 in North America

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Warner Bros. will distribute Cyberpunk 2077 in North America

Interesting bit of trivia: The Witcher, released back in a time when nobody knew who (or what) CD Projekt was, was published by Atari. What's interesting about that, to me at least, is that the game put CD Projekt on the map and laid the foundation for what it's grown into today, yet Atari remains a shambolic corpse that, last we checked, was leaping into the cryptocurrency fray and trying to raise money to help it resurrect the old Atari VCS. So close, so far away. 

Listen to Ben Brode's 'obvious' tips for good game development

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Listen to Ben Brode's 'obvious' tips for good game development

Back in April, Ben Brode announced he was quitting his job as game director on Hearthstone to form a new studio called Second Dinner. After 15 years at Blizzard, it sounded like Brode was excited to leave the grind of being a senior executive on a global franchise to get back into the trenches of actual game development. That enthusiasm certainly comes through in the keynote Brode gave at PAX Dev at the end of August, the audio for which he recently shared on his personal YouTube channel. 

Rainbow Six Siege players want forgiveness for teamkilling

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Rainbow Six Siege players want forgiveness for teamkilling

Following the implementation of a new ban system for teamkillers, fans of Rainbow Six Siege have been pleading to Ubisoft to let players “forgive” accidental teamkilling. The new system, deployed in a September 18 patch, inflicts a harsher penalty on players that teamkill twice in the same match, banning the player from all matchmaking for 30 minutes. Subsequent offenses ban the player for one hour, two hours, 24 hours, and then a whole week.