Apex Legends developer Respawn is working on a new IP

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Apex Legends developer Respawn is working on a new IP

According to a now-deleted job posting, Respawn Entertainment is currently working on a new project. The link to the job listing takes you to a blank page with an error message, but the URL can confirm the EA-owned studio was seeking a 'generalist software engineer' for its 'new IP incubation team'. According to VG24/7, there wasn't much more said about the project, except a mention of 'new, practice technologies to enable 'adventuring forever.'' 

Koei Tecmo is suing the makers of a nude-modded Dead or Alive DVD

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Koei Tecmo is suing the makers of a nude-modded Dead or Alive DVD

The Dead or Alive series is an interesting concoction. It's a 3D fighting game, which isn't terribly unusual, but many of its contestants are what you'd call scantily-clad and amply-proportioned. That's emphasized by the existence of the Dead or Alive Xreme Beach Volleyball spin-offs, which shift the focus from fighting to, well, other things.

The storming of the US Capitol is currently Twitch's top stream

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The storming of the US Capitol is currently Twitch's top stream

As pro-Trump insurgents broke into the US Capitol today, millions were presumably watching the events on cable news networks. However, over 200,000 simultaneously watched the situation with politics streamer HasanAbi as he commented on cable news feeds on Twitch. Many thousands more watched other official and unofficial Twitch and YouTube livestreams of mobs in DC and around the country.

These Diablo 3 speedrunners beat two world records with one outrageous run

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These Diablo 3 speedrunners beat two world records with one outrageous run

The speedrunning marathon Awesome Games Done Quick has no shortage of awesome speedruns, but this Diablo 3 run is the best one I've seen this week. Unlike most other runs at the event, which are done solo or as competitive two-player races, the Diablo 3 speedrun was a joint effort by three players working in tandem to whip Diablo's (and Malthael's) ass as quickly as possible. But runners meatr0o, Heckson, and Whisperra did a lot more than that: They beat two world records at the same time.