Opera Software in Trouble; The Company is Barely Staying Afloat [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 22:40
Opera Software, the company best known for developing the popular web browser, is in serious trouble. The problems are caused by the actions of the company's president, Yahui Zhou, dubious practices related to loan applications and Opera's shrinking shares on the browser market.
Ubisoft Suing for DDoS Attacks in Rainbow Six Siege
Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2020, 21:37
Ubisoft has filed a lawsuit against ShortNameGame in connection with DDoS attacks on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege servers. The defendants were said to provide, for a fee, the software needed to carry out the attacks, as well as mock the company's actions aimed at limiting their effects.
Dying Light 2 Delayed
Agnes Adamus, 20 January 2020, 21:34
The last weeks have been marked by delays of subsequent titles. After Cyberpunk 2077 and Marvel's Avengers, it was time for Dying Light 2. Techland informed that the game's release date, announced for this spring, will be delayed. At this point, we don't know how much longer we'll have to wait for the game.
21 Studio Ghibli Movies Coming to Netflix But Not in US or Japan
Milosz Szubert, 20 January 2020, 14:30
The Netflix streaming platform will feature iconic animated films from the Japanese studio Ghibli. From the first of February, we will be able to see My Neighbor Totoro, Only Yesterday or Tales From Earthsea, among others.
Naughty Dog Looks for People with Knowledge About DX12 and Nvidia's GPU
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 13:46
Naughty Dog is looking for a graphic programmer who has knowledge about DirectX 12 and Vulkan interfaces, as well as graphics cards created by AMD and Nvidia. It is not known what project the person would be working on.
Steam Wishlists Top 10 - Resident Evil 3 Debuts
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 13:31
We present a new edition of the list of the most popular games on Steam wishlists. This week, we see the debut of the long-awaited title from Capcom - remake of the third part of Resident Evil survival horror series. Beyond that, there were no changes in the table.
Joe Biden's Controversial Opinion on Dev of Games „That Teach How to Kill”
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 12:28
In an interview with the New York Times, the US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden called one of the game developers working in Sillicon Valley a „little creep” who „came up with games to teach you how to kill people.".
Funko Pop Cyberpunk 2077 - Planned Figurines Revealed
Adrian Werner, 20 January 2020, 12:07
Fans of Funko figurines can already prepare their wallets for a set of toys inspired by Cyberpunk 2077. The latest reports suggest that a miniature Johnny Silverhand will be available.
EU Considers Temporary Ban on Usage of Face Recognition Technology
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 10:54
According to reports from Reuters, the European Union is considering a five-year ban on the use of face recognition technology in public places. This would prevent abuse and allow for working out solutions to protect citizens. The idea appeared in an extensive report created by the European Commission.