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Epic Games partners with makers of The Last Guardian, Inside, and Control

Epic Games Publishing has been busy, announcing that it will publish the next games from the makers of The Last Guardian, Inside, and Control. Epic Games has been very busy with its own lineup of games, as well as its efforts with the Unreal Engine. However, Epic's publishing arm has also been hard at work keeping Epic's library of games filled up. Thursday marks one of Epic Games Publishing's biggest days so far, as they announced a partnership deal with developers gen DESIGN (The Last Guardian), Playdead (Inside, Limbo), and

Riot Games donates $1.5 million to aid in Los Angeles coronavirus relief efforts

League of Legends developers and its co-founders have donated a combined $1.5 million to aid in anti-coronavirus efforts in Los Angeles. Continuing efforts against the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 have come in various forms throughout the world as many industries find way to either support local efforts or efforts the world around. League of Legends developer Riot Games has most certainly felt the strain of the virus as it forced esports events and competitions to be canceled, but the developer and publisher isn’t taking it laying down. Riot Games

League Of Legends Studio Riot Games Donates $1.5 Million To LA Anti-Coronavirus Efforts

League of Legends developer Riot Games has made a donation of $1.5 million to various Los Angeles-based groups in an effort to aid coronavirus relief efforts. As reported by The Wrap, LA mayor Eric Garcetti announced at a press conference that Riot and its co-founders have donated more than $1 million, but it turns out the total figure is actually higher than what he suggested."We are blessed here in LA to have industries that not only fuel our city but our country and our world's economy. Gaming is one of

Animal Crossing: New Horizons review: Almost perfect

There’s no doubt that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the best games you’ll play this year. That being said, the game isn’t quite as perfect as we had all hoped it would be. Design decisions for the game’s multiplayer, and even the local co-op systems do leave a bit to be desired, and terraforming can be a bit of a headache. Despite that, Animal Crossing: New Horizons manages to capture the formula that has made the series so endearing perfectly, and the ability to play on your TV

The Long Dark: Social Distancing Fundraiser to support WHO against COVID-19

Hinterland Studios has announced The Long Dark: Social Distancing Fundraiser, in which current purchases of The Long Dark will go to help WHO in its efforts against the coronavirus. As the ongoing efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic continue, the World Health Organization is arguably leading the charge in research and publication of new, accurate information and treatment of the virus. The Long Dark developer Hinterland Studios has certainly taken note of this and intends to help in the fight. It has started The Long Dark: Social Distancing Fundraiser to donate

Netflix Is Downgrading Video Quality In Australia To Help Keep Networks From Overloading

As is already the case across Europe, Netflix is downgrading the video quality of movies and TV in Australia as part of an effort to mitigate problems related to internet overload as more people stay home amid concerns around COVID-19.The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Netflix will begin compressing the bit rates of content from this evening (24 March) to help the National Broadband Network (NBN) continue to operate normally.Netflix vice president Ken Florence told SMH that the reduced bit rates will be in place for the next 30 days.

Ninja Donates $150,000 For COVID-19 Relief

Inspired by the actions of Ryan Reynolds and Jimmy Fallon, who have both made big donations to charities helping people affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus), Ninja and his wife-slash-manager Jessica Blevins have pledged $150,000 to Feeding America.In a video, the Mixer streamer announced his own donation, as well as encouraging those who still have spare cash to donate as well. They’re also using Ninja’s social influence to promote measures to flatten the curve, reiterating how important it is to take coronavirus seriously and practice social distancing.The charity they’ve chosen, Feeding America,

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,