Ubisoft employees sign an open letter slamming management’s “empty promises” following allegations of toxic work culture last year • Eurogamer.net

Nearly 500 current and former Ubisoft employees have signed an open letter in solidarity with Activision Blizzard employees following a recent lawsuit alleging that the World of Warcraft and Overwatch studios are “a breeding ground for harassment and discrimination against women.” was called. The letter also criticizes the “empty promises” made by Ubisoft’s leadership in …

Facebook Temporarily Suspends Sales of Oculus Quest 2 and Recalls Foam Trays After Reports of Skin Irritation • Eurogamer.net

Facebook has temporarily suspended sales of its Oculus Quest 2 headset as steps are being taken to recall and replace the device’s foam insert after reports reported causing facial rashes and skin irritation on some customers. “As more and more people started using Quest 2,” said Facebook in its recall notice on the Oculus website, …

Okamis Amaterasu is heading to Monster Hunter Rise • Eurogamer.net this week

As unlockable palamute armor. Monster Hunter Rise continues its schedule of crossover updates for Switch this Friday, July 30th, as Amaterasu, star of Capcom’s popular action-adventure classic Okami, joins the game. More specifically, Monster Hunter Rise players can purchase Amaterasu in the form of an unlockable layered armor set for their Palamute, and the outfit …

The acclaimed puzzler A Monster’s Expedition on the way to the Switch, who will receive a “big” free expansion next week • Eurogamer.net

Developers are also bringing previous games to the Switch. Developer Draknek’s acclaimed puzzler A Monster’s Expedition is heading to the Switch next Thursday, August 5th, and a “big” free expansion is coming to all platforms that same day. Originally launched late last year for Steam and Apple Arcade, A Monster’s Expedition sent players on a …

Jurassic World Evolution 2 developer video talks about dinosaur behavior, habitat improvements and more • Eurogamer.net

Frontier Developments shared new details on its dinosaur park management sim sequel, Jurassic World Evolution 2, talking about improved dinosaur behavior, a new role as a scientist, residents improvements and more in the first of a series of developer videos. The original Jurassic World Evolution, released in 2018, was an atmospheric, if ultimately rather superficial, …

Dark, atmospheric Slavic folklore adventure Black Book to be released in August • Eurogamer.net

On Xbox, PlayStation, Switch and PC. Black Book, the dark RPG adventure from developer Morteshka, inspired by Slavic folklore, has now a release date and will be out on August 10th for Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and PC. Morteshka – who also developed the similarly impressive, Finno-Ugric inspired The Mooseman – describes Black Book as a …

Amazon responds after reports that its MMO New World is bricking expensive RTX-3090 cards • Eurogamer.net

“We believe this has something to do with driver settings and frame rate limiters.” Amazon’s heavily delayed MMO New World went into beta yesterday, and initial gameplay reports have been generally positive. Much less positive, however, are the increasing contributions from gamers who say that New World has also successfully blocked their expensive RTX 3090s …

Gods Among Us is now an animated film • Eurogamer.net

Debut on the small screen in the fall. Fans of super-person pile-ons and animated ones Stuff are lucky; Developer Netherrealm’s acclaimed superhero combat series Injustice: Gods Among Us is animated film treatment courtesy of DC and Warner Bros. Animation. The film, slated for release under the DC Animated Movie banner, will be supported by the …

Square addresses the following issues with Final Fantasy 14 servers "breathtaking and unexpected" increasing popularity

Final Fantasy 14 producer and director Naoki Yoshida has addressed the recent server congestion issues that are wreaking havoc on the long-running MMO after a “harrowing and unexpected” surge in popularity for the game. “Final Fantasy 14 is experiencing a dramatic increase in its player base right now,” said Yoshida in a post on the …

An animated adaptation of Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds is in the works • Eurogamer.net

From the Castlevania showrunner from Netflix. If, despite the best efforts of Netflix and its ilk, your thirst for animated video game customizations still needs to be quenched, here’s another customization in development to add to the ever-growing list: Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds. PUBG developer Krafton Inc. has announced that it will be working on an …