Gaming

Blizzard and NetEase extend Chinese publishing deal for Hearthstone, Overwatch, and more

Blizzard and NetEase have made a deal to continue their Chinese publishing partnership through 2023, according to GameDaily.biz. NetEase, itself headquartered in China, publishes Blizzard’s games in that county. This includes hits like Hearthstone, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, and Diablo III. The partnership began in 2008. The Chinese game industry is worth about […]

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UFC fighter Paige VanZant and model Charlotte McKinney told us how they deal with stalkers and harassers on Instagram

Web SummitCharlotte McKinney looks on as Paige VanZant talks about social media at Web Summit. People ought to think twice about harassing Paige VanZant online. She punches people for a living. But they do it anyway. UFC fighter VanZant and model Charlotte McKinney told us how they deal with creepy or dangerous online fans. McKinney […]

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Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

Enlarge Apple Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company responsible for movies, including the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight. Details of forthcoming projects haven’t been disclosed, but Apple […]

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Cyberpunk 2077 studio CD Projekt Red strikes deal with Digital Scapes

CD Projekt Red announced today that it has entered into a “long-term strategic cooperation” with development studio Digital Scapes. The partnership will focus on CD Projekt Red’s upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077. Digital Scapes hosts veterans of renowned studios like BioWare, Relic, and Radical Entertainment. The Canadian studio has worked on games like the first-person zombie […]