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Skillz sues Papaya Gaming for defrauding players by using bots in skill-based games

Skillz has sued a second gaming company — Papaya Gaming — for using bots in skill-based games that are supposed to be between humans. The lawsuit filed in federal court in New York comes after Skillz won a $42.9 million judgment in a patent-infringement lawsuit against AviaGames which surfaced similar evidence of using bots in skill-based human games. The new lawsuit against Papaya Gaming…
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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. However, the group has now said that it doesn’t actually have such data, and was trying to pull a con on the company. The group…
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How Activision designed Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile | Chris Plummer interview

The main task for Activision is building any Call of Duty game is to “not screw it up.” And so the pending March 21 launch of Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile will be a big test for the development ecosystem that the company built for its big free-to-play game release on iOS and Android. To make sure this launch would go down well with fans, Activision included the popular Verdansk and Rebirth…
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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…
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Xbox confirms all four new multiplatform games

Xbox has announced the titles of the four games it’s bringing to other consoles: Pentiment, Hi-Fi Rush, Grounded and Sea of Thieves. Pentiment and Grounded are coming to Nintendo Switch — as previously announced in today’s Nintendo Direct — as well as PlayStations 5 and 4 on February 22 and April 16 respectively. Hi-Fi Rush is coming to PS5 on March 19, while Sea of Thieves launches on the…
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