Netflix Pledges $100 Million To Support Hourly Workers Amid Production Shutdowns

Streaming giant Netflix has announced it has created a $100 million fund to help assist people in the entertainment world whose jobs have been impacted by the numerous movie and TV show production closures due to COVID-19 (coronavirus).In a blog post, Netflix's Ted Sarandos said that TV and film production businesses have been devastated by the virus. He mentioned that "almost all" TV and movie productions have now closed down, leaving "hundreds of thousands" of cast and crew out of work.People who are paid hourly wages have been particularly impacted,

One Of The Biggest Gaming Shows In The World Is Still Going Forward Despite COVID-19 Concerns

The Game Developers Conference was postponed. E3 2020 was canceled. But Gamescom 2020 is still planning to go forward on schedule in August despite ongoing concerns around COVID-19 (coronavirus), organizers have confirmed.The annual gaming show is held in Cologne, Germany every August. Just recently, the city of Cologne announced it was banning all major events with more than 1,000 participants, which would include Gamescom. This ban is scheduled to be lifted on April 10, so Gamescom is theoretically able to go forward.The situation surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, which is now

Best iPhone Game Updates: ‘PUBG Mobile’, ‘Rules of Survival’, ‘Vigil RPG’, ‘Another Eden’, and More

TouchArcade Rating:Hello everyone, and welcome to the week! It’s time once again for our look back at the noteworthy updates of the last seven days. Things are a bit quieter for updates than usual for perhaps obvious reasons, but I’ve still managed to pull together a good list of new and notable updates for you to browse through. Of course, you can keep an eye out for updates yourself using AppShopper or by participating in the TouchArcade forums. This weekly summary is just here to fill you in on the

Coronavirus: Which gaming events are canceled and what’s still on?

COVID-19 coronavirus has led to the cancellation or postponement of numerous video game and esports events. Some are still going on as scheduled. Shacknews offers a growing list of what's been canceled and what's still on. The world is in the midst of a pandemic, one of the biggest to plague the planet in the last century. Like every other industry, the video game world is feeling its effects. COVID-19 coronavirus has led to the closure of dozens of events, with many more potentially still to come. With events being

The Two Worlds of Black Desert Combine on Console

Starting today, cross-platform play will be available on Xbox One and PlayStation within Black Desert. Adventurers can now come together as one and play online together, or against, the choice is yours! What can adventurers expect with cross-play? Wars get even bigger! Conquest and Node Wars will take place on cross-play servers for each region starting Sunday, March 8. To even the playing field for new and returning users, Cliff main and sub weapons will be available through the completion of newly added quests. If cross-play isn’t fitting to your