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GamesBeat Summit 2024 will feature Women in Gaming Breakfast

We’re delighted to note that we will have another Women in Gaming Breakfast at GamesBeat Summit 2024, our annual game conference which takes place on May 20 to May 21 in Los Angeles. The event at the Marina del Rey Marriott will focus on the theme of resilience and adaptation, zeroing in on the relevant real-world issues facing the game industry. The Women In Gaming Breakfast will happen on the…
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Heather Cerlan leads ex-Bethesda team to make multiplayer co-op RPG simulation

Heather Cerlan, a senior artist who has worked on a dozen triple-A games, is leading a team of nine ex-Bethesda Game Studios developers working on a new game. The team making a multiplayer/co-op RPG simulation game under a mysterious new studio whose name isn’t disclosed yet. The Maryland-focused team (operating remotely) is pitching to raise money now, said Cerlan, in an interview during the…
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Epic Games ‘hackers’ admit threat of leak was phony

An alleged hack of Epic Games was revealed, by the “hackers” in question, to be fake. Last week, a ransomware group claimed to have made off with 200GB of unspecified data from Epic Games, with the presumption being that it planned to extort money from the company.
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Switch emulator Yuzu abruptly shutters after Nintendo files suit

Yuzu, the popular Nintendo Switch emulator, shut down today, days after Nintendo filed a lawsuit against the developers. At the same time, Yuzu’s parent company Tropic Haze and Nintendo filed a joint motion to settle the lawsuit, with Yuzu paying Nintendo $2.4 million. They’ll also destroy all copies of Yuzu — as well as 3DS emulator Citra — and give Nintendo control of their Yuzu URL…
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GamerSafer acquires Minecraft-focused Minehut server community

GamerSafer has acquired the Minehut server from Super Minehut community League, taking over a popular Minecraft server community. Minehut has been around since 2015 and it has had millions of players. It still has about 500,000 monthly active users, said Rodrigo Tamellini, CEO of GamerSafer, in an interview with GamesBeat. The price wasn’t disclosed. “Minehut is a unique asset. Whenever we…
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