Ubisoft VP resigns following assault allegations

Maxime Béland, a former creative director and editorial vice president at Ubisoft Toronto, has resigned from his position following assault allegations published on social media. A Kotaku report, published Monday, detailed the allegations against Béland. Ubisoft confirmed Béland’s resignation in a statement emailed to Polygon: Maxime Beland, Vice President Editorial, has resigned from his role at Ubisoft, effective immediately. Despite […]

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Dormant Battletoads Reboot Might Be Nearing Release

Games enthusiasts of a certain age still bear the scars from the infamous speeder bike levels of the original Battletoads, and you might be able to test your skills again soon. The Battletoads reboot that was first announced back at E3 2018 is finally showing signs of life, with Gematsu noting that the game recently appeared on Brazil’s state-run rating […]

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We Regret To Inform You That JK Rowling Is Tweeting Again

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling has become known for creating controversy around her thoughts on gender and transsexuality. In a weekend tweetstorm, the author once again stepped into a contentious topic by signal-boosting and then defending a tweet criticizing hormone treatments and the “pure laziness” of the medical professionals who prescribe them. This time it began when Rowling liked a […]

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Australian Org The Chiefs Esports Club Signs L’Oréal Men Expert For 2020

Australian esports organization The Chiefs Esports Club has announced a partnership with men’s skincare and grooming brand L’Oréal Paris Men Expert for 2020. To announce the partnership, the Chiefs aired a commercial for the brand featuring several of its players on its social media channels. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Chiefs Esports Club competes in the ANZ region’s premier […]

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Resident Evil Village Wraps Up RE7's Story

Resident Evil Village details were recently divulged in a Famitsu interview with producers Tsuyoshi Kanda and Pete Fabiano. The interview was translated and shared on Twitter by Resident Evil historian Alex Aniel. There were a few interesting tidbits revealed about the upcoming game, including how Village will conclude Ethan’s story, which started in Resident Evil 7: Biohazard–although its producers insist […]

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