Apex Legends Devs Are Sick Of Players Harassing Them

Respawn Entertainment took to Twitter this week with a statement condemning the “increased harassment” its employees have faced over the variety of issues plaguing the popular battle royale shooter Apex Legends. In the statement, Respawn said that while it “loves hearing feedback” from the community, attacking developers isn’t healthy constructive criticism. The studio continued saying … Read more

EA And DICE’s Battlefield Series Of Games Is Now 20 Years Old

Screenshot: Saving Private Ryan On September 10, 2002, publishers Electronic Arts and a relatively unknown developed called DICE released a multiplayer shooter called Battlefield 1942. In the 20 years since everyone involved has been on one hell of a ride. The game, which not only featured infantry but also allowed players to control vehicles, was … Read more

Apple, Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Netflix

Here are Wednesday’s biggest calls on Wall Street: Bank of America reiterates Boeing as neutral Bank of America said Boeing has become a turnaround story. “Balancing short-term catalysts against long-term issues and challenges is the key to understanding BA’s stock, in our view.” Credit Suisse initiates ChargePoint as outperform Credit Suisse said in its initiation … Read more

Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit Rights Sold To Embracer Group

image: Lord of the Rings The Embracer Group, who are buying any and every video game publisher slowly and studio on the marketjust announced that they have purchased Middle-earth Enterprises, the company that owns the big-and-small-screen rights to most of JRR Tolkien’s most important works, including Lord of the Rings other the hobbit. Some background: … Read more

Microsoft Xbox, Sony PlayStation, Nintendo: Video game earnings round-up

A gamer plays on Sony’s Playstation 5 console at his home in Seoul. Yelim Lee | AFP via Getty Images The giants of the video game world saw their sales slide in the second quarter, as initial tailwinds from the Covid pandemic faded. In the three months ended June, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo each posted … Read more

Gilead Sciences, CVS, Electronic Arts and more

A customer walks towards the entrance of a CVS Health Corp. store in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Christopher Lee | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Wednesday. Gilead Sciences — Shares of the biopharma company rose 6.6% after quarterly revenue of $6.26 … Read more

EA Backtracks On Sims 4 Mod Restrictions Following Backlash

Screenshot: EA Last month, EA announced new rules and restrictions on paid mods, early access, and how creators can advertise their creations. And this led to many unhappy responses and ongoing controversies within the sims community. The Sims 4 might have been released in 2014, but the life simulator continues to get massive official updates … Read more