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Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has asked to receive minimum $62,500 salary until diversity goals are achieved

In a letter to Activision Blizzard employees and shared on the company’s investor relations page, CEO Bobby Kotick said he’s asked the board of directors to reduce his pay to the “lowest amount California law will allow,” which is $62,500 for salaried employees. The Oct. 28 letter describes the goals and milestones that Kotick hopes Activision Blizzard can achieve over the next few years. Kotick said his compensation will stay reduced until the board determines that the company has achieved those goals. He said this is to “ensure that every

Activision CEO to Take Pay Cut, Waive Arbitration in Harassment Claims

Top GamesBobby Kotick, left, has asked Activision Blizzard's board of directors to significantly reduce his salary temporarily. / Kevin Dietsch/GettyImagesActivision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has announced he will take a steep pay cut and waive forced arbitration on sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, or related retaliation.Kotick has been the company's steward since 2008. A pair of court cases and investigations, led by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, have accused Activision Blizzard of a culture rife with sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination. Activision

Fnatic and Hanwha Life Esports’ promising faceoff at Worlds

This article is sponsored by DJ Esports. Hanwha Life Esports and Fnatic square off tomorrow as part of the 2021 League of Legends World Championship. The two have faced each other before, and the bout may have set the tone for tomorrow’s matchup. Screengrab via DJ Esports In the first match between these teams, Fnatic took control early and dictated the pace. They restricted Willer’s development almost entirely in the early stage by invading the jungle, but their defeat in the first few teamfights wiped out any lead they had

3 Best Rifles in Far Cry 6

Top GamesFar Cry 6 / Credit to UbisoftThese are the three best rifles available to players in Far Cry 6.There is an impressive variety of weapons in Far Cry 6. There are modified "resolver" weapons that include wacky, albeit effective, weapons such as homemade flamethrowers, silent nail guns, and even a weapon that fires CDs. But some players like to keep it simple. They aren't on the hunt for fanfare; they want a more traditional weapon that is effective and easy to use. For those players, we have the three

What is the storage capacity of the Nintendo Switch OLED?

With the Nintendo Switch OLED, Nintendo has tried to include and improve on a lot of popular features. On top of the improved kickstand and LAN port, the Switch OLED offers a larger, more vibrant screen and of course, a bigger internal memory, increasing on the original model’s storage capacity. The OLED Switch has an internal storage of 64 GB, double the size of the 32 GB the Switch Lite and original Switch model had. But it still doesn’t feel like a massive leap when you consider a handful of

The next iteration: Nintendo Switch OLED review

It’s hard to believe that the Nintendo Switch has already been around for four years. Since its 2017 launch, the Switch has become a hit for Nintendo, with an abundance of acclaimed first-party games to boot. Following the initial launch, Nintendo released two different revisions of the console in 2019 with the Nintendo Switch Lite and an improved base model with better battery life. Now, Nintendo is dropping the latest revision of the hybrid portable console—the Nintendo Switch OLED. While it might not be the rumored 4K revision of the

Best Paladin Build in Diablo II: Resurrected

Top Games"A Paladin’s faith is his weapon and his shield." / Photo courtesy of BlizzardWhen it comes to the best Paladin build in Diablo II: Resurrected, it's hard not to suggest players to go for the Hammerdin route.One of the strongest configurations in the game, let alone the class, the Hammerdin, or Hammer Paladin, build turns players into defensive stalwarts buffed massively by Vigor, Blessed Aim and Concentration that also smite their enemies with Blessed Hammer. Here is how to assemble the best Paladin build in Diablo II: Resurrected.[embedded content]Starting

Apex Legends Arenas Legends Tier List October 2021

Apex LegendsApex Legends / Credit to EA/RespawnOctober 2021's Apex Legends Arenas legends tier list will differ from its Battle Royale counterpart because the close-quartered 3-v-3 style of Arenas mode caters less to rotations and more to information gathering and defense. Movement legends tend to focus more on material gathering in Arenas mode rather than moving their team great distances. Legends were ranked on the following criteria: what a legend helps the team, how well a legend fits into the niche of Arenas, and the amount of resources required to purchase

Apex Legends Arena Weapons Tier List October 2021

Apex LegendsRE-45 in Apex Legends / Credit to EA/REspawnThe Apex Legends Arenas weapons tier list for October 2021 is going to differ some from October's Battle Royale tier list because of the close-quarters nature of Arenas mode. Not only does Arenas force players into shorter-range firefights, but there is also the in-game economy to consider when purchasing weapons, abilities, utility, and healing. Weapons were organized into different tiers based on their performance in the following categories: the cost of the weapon, the weapons viability across Arenas' maps, and how often