Nacon responds to claims of theft from The Sinking City developer

The only thing stranger about The Sinking City than its Lovecraftian tale is the debacle surrounding it. The game debuted on Steam, only to be removed. It remained available on the Epic Games Store and Gamesplanet. However, according to developer Frogwares, that Gamesplanet version of The Sinking City was stolen by the game’s former publisher Nacon. In fact, you may have briefly seen The Sinking City on Steam. Frogwares claimed that version of The Sinking City was pirated from Gamesplanet by Nacon and uploaded illegally. With a DMCA notice, Frogwares was able to get…

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CGC|NFT goes online from tomorrow for two days of exploring the NFT wave | Pocket Gamer.biz

After gaining traction in recent months, non-fungible tokens are poised to step into the limelight in 2021. But what in creation are NFTs? Why are they getting attention from game developers, fashion brands, artists, celebrities and collectors? CGC|NFT is here to provide answers. Join cutting-edge businesses and individuals riding the NFT wave to find out about their use cases, technology, trends and what lies ahead for NFTs in 2021 and beyond. The seventh CGC event is a global online conference dedicated to non-fungible tokens. On March 4th and 5th, more than…

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Valheim: How to Destroy Items

Guides Published on March 3, 2021 Alex Gibson Home » Guides » Valheim: How to Destroy Items Collecting resources and crafting items is a huge part of Valheim, but you don’t necessarily want to keep everything you’ve accumulated along the way. Here’s everything you need to know about how to destroy items in Valheim. How to Destroy Items in Valheim Destroying items in Valheim probably isn’t as straightforward as it should be. There isn’t actually a way to just make an item disappear, which is a bit of oversight on…

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Webedia and Digital Bank Digio Launch Hearthstone Tournament in Brazil – The Esports Observer

The Brazilian branch of the French websites holding Webedia launched a Hearthstone tournament with sponsorship by the digital bank Digio. The Digio Desafio Hearthstone (roughly translated as Digio Hearthstone Challenge) will feature 8 invited pro players who will compete for a $20K BRL (approximately $3.5K USD) prize pool.  Webedia will broadcast the tournament through the Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch channels of MGG, its esports-focused website. The participants of the tournament will also be able to restream the matches on their personal channels. Hearthstone was the chosen game, according to Webedia,…

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Sony Partners With Four Non-profits To Support Black Communities

Sony has announced a string of partnerships with four different non-profits with the ultimate goal of “improving access to the tech and gaming industry” for the Black community. The four non-profits Sony has partnered with–which the company unveiled in a blog post from late-February–are Black Girls CODE, Black In Gaming, Gameheads, and The Hidden Genius Project. It’s unclear how Sony intends to bolster these non-profits’ efforts; however, the company committed $1 million in June 2020 to support organizations aimed at ending systemic inequality following George Floyd’s death at the hands…

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The ‘Dragalia Lost’ Divine Deception Summon Showcase Is Now Live and Here’s What Else Is Planned for the Game This Month – TouchArcade

This month, Dragalia Lost (Free) from Nintendo and Cygames is set to get quite a few events as detailed in the look ahead by Dragalia Lost director Yuji Okada. To celebrate the upcoming events and content, all players get 30 exquisite honey and 5 summon vouchers. Dragalia Lost recently had a crossover with Persona 5 Strikers from Atlus to celebrate the new action RPG spin-off Persona game. Details for that are here. Beginning today, the Divine Deception Summon Showcase is live in Dragalia Lost featuring an increased appearance rate for…

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Chaos Walking Review – IGN

After more than a decade of steady Y.A. film adaptation releases, it takes more and more to stand apart from the pack. These days, you need a knockout cast, a talented director, critically praised source material, and a really interesting central conceit just to stand a chance. Chaos Walking, directed by Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, The Bourne Identity), has those components in place, but never really manages to find a way to consistently make them work towards telling an interesting story.Chaos Walking adapts the first novel in Patrick Ness’…

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Pokémon Unite Beta Players Break Rules By Sharing Footage Online

Pokémon Unite‘s beta test is now in full swing, with lucky players across Canada being amongst the very first in the world to get some hands-on time with the upcoming title. It appears that some players have taken the opportunity to break the rules, however, sharing footage to YouTube despite promising not to. As detailed in the test requirements, “capture or streaming of gameplay is not allowed during the regional beta test.” Go Nintendo has been rounding up a selection of videos that have appeared on YouTube despite this rule…

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Neurodivers revels in the corrupted past • Eurogamer.net

2064: Read Only Memories might have my favourite opening of any game ever. I’m thinking specifically about the bit you can play in a demo on Steam. You’re a writer, sat in your tiny apartment, procrastinating about writing a review of some fancy new headphones. You manage to power through the review and go to sleep after flicking eyes across the local news, and then you wake up in the middle of the night when a polite robot breaks in and tidies up. Read Only Memories: Neurodiver Developer: MidBoss Producer:…

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Brian Chadwick joins Agnito Capital as managing director | Pocket Gamer.biz

London-based investment firm Agnitio Capital has welcomed Brian Chadwick as managing director. As confirmed via LinkedIn, Chadwick stepped into the role last month after serving as the co-head of the tech M&A service at Fieldfisher for three years. Furthermore, he served as a general counsel and group director for mobile games specialist Miniclip. Overall, Chadwick has had a career spanning across two decades, with a specialisation in M&A law. “I am extremely excited to share that I have joined Agnitio Capital as a Managing Director. I am very thankful to…

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