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Vertical Slice 144: Επικός CEO

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Το Assetto Corsa Competizione αποτυγχάνει επιτυχώς, το Resident Evil 4 VR επιτυγχάνει ανεπιτυχώς, το Dragon Age 4 παιδεύεται και τα Golden Joystick Awards παιδεύουν. Ευτυχώς που υπάρχει και το It Takes Two.

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Jason Rubin on Twitter
Kojima Productions launches new film, TV, and music division
3. Microsoft’s failed “u up” to Nintendo
Assetto Corsa Competizione – PC Update v 1.8 Keynote
Assetto Corsa Competizione v1.8 major update and BMW M4 GT3 2022 are OUT NOW!
Nintendo Issues Internal Response to Activision-Blizzard Reports
Activision Blizzard creates Workplace Responsibility Committee
Former PlayStation worker sues gaming giant, alleges gender discrimination
ESA on Activision Blizzard: “Harassment must never be tolerated”
Dragon Age 4’s creative director has left BioWare
Battlefield’s head of design is leaving DICE, following 2042’s release
Amazon Studios Is Nearing A Deal To Make A Mass Effect TV Series
David Gaider on Twitter
‘Earthworm Jim’ TV Series in Development From Interplay Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)
Winners Announced at the 39th Golden Joystick Awards Presented by GamesRadar+
Epic CEO Blasts Apple and Google, Calls for Single App Store
Microsoft gaming chief calls for industry-wide game preservation
It Takes Two
#25 Πάρε το μηδέν με τον Ηλία Παππά (Vertical Slice)

Vertical Slice 143: Ρόμπα στο σκοτάδι

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Πολλές ιστορίες περί Xbox, λίγες για Hideo Kojima, (κι άλλος) αναβρασμός για Activision Blizzard κι ένας Thom Yorke.

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EMBRACER GROUP PUBLISHES INTERIM REPORT Q2 2021: OPERATIONAL EBIT INCREASED 49% TO SEK 973 MILLION
Radiohead explain the story behind the creation of its Kid A Mnesia Exhibition, out today on PS5
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Knew for Years About Sexual-Misconduct Allegations at Videogame Giant
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick Tells Colleagues He Would Consider Leaving if He Can’t Quickly Fix Problems
Sony’s Jim Ryan critical of Activision Blizzard response to Kotick report
Phil Spencer “evaluating” Xbox relationship with Activision Blizzard following Kotick allegations
Nintendo Issues Internal Response to Activision-Blizzard Reports
Celebrate 20 years of Xbox with over 70 new Backward Compatible Games – Xbox Wire
Xbox, The Rock, and Netflix Reveal ‘The Xbox Vault’ for 20th Anniversary – Xbox Wire
Power On: The Story of Xbox
Xbox Celebrates 20 Years of Gaming Joy by Making the Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta Available for Everyone – Xbox Wire
Xbox Cloud Gaming Launches on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One Consoles – Xbox Wire
Xbox chief wary of “exploitive” NFT gaming projects
Microsoft’s Phil Spencer reflects on 20 years of Xbox
Ampere: Xbox Series S outselling Series X in key markets
How Xbox outgrew the console: inside Phil Spencer’s multi-billion dollar gamble
How Xbox changed the games industry
The Creative Gene

Vertical Slice 131: ΠΑΛΑΙ ΠΟΤΕ, Ο ΓΑΝΩΝ ΛΕΕΙ

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Vertical Slice 131: ΠΑΛΑΙ ΠΟΤΕ, Ο ΓΑΝΩΝ ΛΕΕΙ
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Το επεισόδιο που συνδυάζει γήπεδα γκολφ, κίνημα MeToo, αρχαία ελληνικά, Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες και αποτυχημένο αλλά πραγματικό Pokémon. Κι άλλα τόσα.

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Vine’s creator is now working on NFT blockchain video games
Nintendo reportedly pulled out of the Tokyo 2020 opening at the last minute
The Legend of Zelda translated into Ancient Greek by fan hack.
EA threatens to ban Battlefield tech test leakers from final game
Among Us developers accuse Fortnite of plagiarism
Original Ghost Of Tsushima vanishes from PSN ahead of Director’s Cut release
Did Sony Lie about SSD? PS3 could run PS5 Ratchet & Clank Gameplay
Konami says PES successor eFootball will be ‘basically a demo’ at launch
Frogger | Official Trailer | Peacock Originals
Sony reportedly wants to focus on ‘console-quality AAA games’ for PlayStation VR 2
343 confirms it’s delayed two Halo Infinite modes to make a 2021 release
gamescom 2021 – Official Xbox Stream
gamescom 2021 Announcements: Xbox Reveals More of its Biggest Exclusive Games Lineup Ever
Gamescom: Opening Night Live 2021 (Official Livestream – TODAY with Saints Row, Call of Duty)
4. Seeking better ways to describe games
PlayStation: Harnessing the Power of Emotion
California sues Activision Blizzard over unequal pay, “sexist culture”
1 big thing: Activision Blizzard shareholder demands change
The new Call of Duty trailer omits Activision
Stephen Totilo (Twitter)
Riot Is Still Delaying Harassment Investigation, California Alleges
2. Riot fires back
Ubisoft S’pore under probe over workplace complaints
Σαλάχιμον

Vertical Slice 119: Αλλοπρόσαλλες μπουρμπούλες

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Η Nintendo κοροϊδεύει τον πάνω κόσμο, η Activision Blizzard τον κάτω κόσμο, η μάχη της Epic Games με την Apple ξεκινά και… κάπως έτσι μαθαίνουμε πράγματα για Microsoft και Sony.

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Switch nears 85 million in record year for Nintendo
Nintendo nominates CEO behind Minions and Mario movie as new director
Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty drives 27% Q1 2020 revenue growth to $2.28 billion
Blizzard’s player base has fallen 29% over the last 3 years
Games Featuring FPS Boost
Stadia’s VP and head of product leaves Google
Six additional staff leave Stadia to join Haven Studios
Announcing PlayStation’s new Partnership with Discord
Sony Sued for Limiting Purchases of Games to PlayStation Store
4 big takeaways from Epic v. Apple, day one
Epic CEO argues Fortnite trial is an existential fight for the future
Court docs reveal Xbox’s internal Last of Us 2 review: ‘Sets a new bar for what we hope to achieve’
At trial, Epic and Apple squeeze Microsoft over Xbox, xCloud restrictions
Sony really hated PS4 crossplay, confidential documents reveal

Vertical Slice 118: Ισονομία και χαρτομαντεία

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Vertical Slice 118: Ισονομία και χαρτομαντεία
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Ο κόσμος δεν γνωρίζει τι σημαίνει ισονομία, πριμ αποδοτικότητας, συμβόλαιο κ.λπ. καθώς PlayStation και Xbox πλέουν σε πελάγη ευτυχίας. Κι ο Druckmann έχει έτοιμη την ιδέα για τρίτο The Last Of Us. Κοινώς, Χριστός Ανέστη, που λένε και στην Naughty Dog.

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Cyberpunk Managers Still Win Big Bonuses After Shoddy Game Launch
Crash Bandicoot 4 developer Toys for Bob is supporting development on Call of Duty: Warzone
The Planned ‘The Last of Us’ Movie Fell Apart Because the Studio Kept Demanding Bigger Action Scenes
The Last of Us 3’s story outline ‘has already been written’, director reveals
Facebook’s Oculus, EA and Respawn Win Game Industry’s First Oscar for ‘Colette’ Documentary Short
Microsoft game revenues up 50% in Q3
Doom Eternal has added paid skins, despite previous assurances it wouldn’t
Continuing Our PC Gaming Journey in 2021 and Beyond
Wolfire Games files antitrust lawsuit against Valve
Knockout City Will Launch with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and EA Play on May 21
Video game giant EA steering players into loot-box option in popular soccer game, insider says
EA hits out at “sensationalist reporting” following latest FIFA Ultimate Team controversy
Sony reports 7.8m PS5s shipped in ‘PlayStation’s best year ever’

Vertical Slice 112: Reasonable adults

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Έχουμε σκέψεις για το ανοιξιάτικο Square Enix Presents, ενώ οι εξελίξεις σε PlayStation και Xbox τρέχουν κανονικά και δείχνουν πόσο διαφορετικό παιχνίδι παίζει η κάθε πλευρά, ακόμη και σε μια κατά τα άλλα ήσυχη εβδομάδα για τη βιομηχανία.

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Disco Elysium: The Final Cut classification rejected in Australia
Embracer Group raising over $890m for even more acquisitions
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick reportedly due to receive $200m payout
Square Enix Presents | Spring 2021
What has Square Enix Montreal been doing for the last five years?
Twin Mirror
New PSVR controllers suggest PS5 headset won’t need external sensors
Next-gen VR on PS5: the new controller
PlayStation invests in Jade Raymond’s new independent studio Haven
Sony acquires world’s largest fighting-game tourney series
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND NEW ESPORTS VENTURE, RTS, JOINTLY ACQUIRE THE EVOLUTION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (EVO)
Indies take the spotlight with a day of new reveals and updates
Play at Home 2021 update: 10 free games to download this Spring
ID@Xbox and Twitch Team Up for First Indie Showcase on March 26
Outriders is Coming to Xbox Game Pass on Day One – Xbox Wire

Vertical Slice 107: CD Ransom RED

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Οι εκδότες μπαίνουν στην εποχή «ο νέος έχει bugs, αλλά ο παλιός είναι αλλιώς», η CD Projekt κάνει συλλογή πονοκεφάλων και η Warner είχε τη φαεινή ιδέα να κατοχυρώσει σύστημα gameplay.

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Electronic Arts to Acquire Glu Mobile, Creating a New Global Leader in the Largest and Fastest Growing Gaming Segment
Electronic Arts Buys Glu Mobile, Maker of ‘Kim Kardashian: Hollywood’
EA’s Andrew Wilson talks about the Glu acquisition
Bandai Namco reports rising profits amid restructure
Call of Duty drives record year for Activision Blizzard
Activision Blizzard financial call – Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 to skip 2021, new “remastered content” planned
Call of Duty Warzone’s free to play model to become the norm for other Activision Blizzard franchises
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla leads Ubisoft’s biggest quarter ever
Nintendo discusses Switch growth plans as console enters “middle of its lifecycle”
NBA 2K, GTA, catalog titles drive Take-Two’s holiday quarter
CD Projekt Slides as Ransomware Hack May Delay Cyberpunk Fix
Cyberpunk 2077 studio’s hacked data has reportedly been sold
Warner Bros secures patent for the Nemesis System from Shadow of Mordor

Vertical Slice 91: Φίδινγκ

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Όλες οι καλές ιστορίες ξεκινούν με δυο φίδια και λίγο Resident Evil πριν στραφούν προς τις τελευταίες πληροφορίες που επικοινώνησε η Sony για το PS5, την αποχώρηση της Activision Blizzard από τις Βερσαλλίες, την τιμολόγηση των games (ξανά) και ― με παράδειγμα το The Gardens Between ― τη σχέση μεριδίου πλατφόρμας και τζίρου.

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Arabian Sand Boa
Spider-tailed Horned viper
‘Resident Evil’ Reboot: Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen, Neal McDonough & More To Star In Origin Story Adaptation
Xbox Series X|S Launch Trailer – Us Dreamers – Power Your Dreams
Experience PS5’s Tempest 3D AudioTech with compatible headsets at launch, TV Virtual Surround Sound coming after launch
Backward compatibility: PlayStation®4 games playable on PlayStation®5
Upgrade an eligible PlayStation®4 game to the digital PlayStation®5 version
Upcoming Trophy levelling changes detailed
Activision Blizzard to Shut French Office Rooted in Its Past
Embracer Group issues new shares to raise money for future acquisitions
Codemasters doubles revenue year on year in H1 trading update
Aaron Greenberg: “Does the price of a game even matter, if it’s in Game Pass?”

Vertical Slice 72: Κάτι λεφτά και κάτι Xbox

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Οι οικονομικές αναφορές των Activision Blizzard, EA, Nintendo και Capcom κρύβουν ενδιαφέρουσες λεπτομέρειες για όσα έπονται, η MicroProse αναστένεται κ.λπ. Και στο τέλος Inside Xbox.

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Tokyo Game Show 2020
Paris Games Week 2020 Cancelled
Nintendo IR – CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Switch passes 55m lifetime sales in a strong year for Nintendo
Nintendo forecasts down year amid COVID-19 uncertainty
MicroProse is back!
The resurrection of MicroProse and return of “Wild Bill” Stealey
Activision Blizzard bookings up 21% amid pandemic
THQ Nordic on Twitter
Electronic Arts Reports Q4 and Full Year FY20 Financial Results
Electronic Arts beats investor expectations with $1.39 billion in Q4 revenue
Multiple EA titles are headed to Nintendo Switch this year
Prince of Persia Redemption
Capcom posts record profits on sharply down sales
Half-Life: Alyx Catapults VR Headsets On Steam To 2 Million Users
The Last of Us Part II – Official Story Trailer
Inside Xbox Presents First Look Xbox Series X Gameplay
The big interview: Xbox Series X development chief Jason Ronald on power, price and that new boot screen

Vertical Slice 59: Υποβρύχιο φιστίκι

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Νέα εβδομάδα, νέα χρήματα με Activision Blizzard, Ubisoft και Sony να έχουν σειρά. Και ύστερα το δίδυμο απασχολείται με μια ελληνοϊταλική παραγωγή και τα παθήματα του Cliff Bleszinski.

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GeForce Now
Ρεκόρ Steam
Activision Blizzard 4th Quarter 2019 Results
Refunds for Warcraft III: Reforged
Rod Fergusson on Twitter
Ubisoft 3rd Quarter Sales
Mike Laidlaw on Twitter
Sony 3rd Quarter Results
Empires In Ruins
Cliff Bleszinski on Instagram