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

The final guard: Five legacy Major players left standing

Seven years of CS:GO Majors. Fifteen events in history where players have fought fervently to crown themselves as champions of the biggest tournament in the circuit, to reach glory and eternally etch their names in the history books of Counter-Strike. And only six players are left with the honor of having played at every single one. Heading into PGL Major Stockholm, now-retired and former NAVI in-game leader Danylo "⁠Zeus⁠" Teslenko is about to fall off that already short list of legacy players, leaving us with just five names who will

FL1T, almazer and liTTle leave forZe

Evgeny "⁠FL1T⁠" Lebedev and Almaz "⁠almazer⁠" Asadullin have today been removed from forZe's active roster, it was announced via Twitter, the former being moved to inactive status and the latter listed for transfer. The announcement stated that coach Anatoliy "⁠liTTle⁠" Yashin would also be leaving the team. The news comes off the back of a mixed year for the Russian squad, who have seen highs such as winning Spring Sweet Spring back in May and their unexpected ESL Pro League showing, but they recently failed to qualify for the Stockholm

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles Character Tier List

Top GamesHere is a tier list of the playable characters available at launch in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles. / Photo courtesy of CyberConnect2This Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles character tier list is here for those who want to get a get idea of where the competitive is at the moment early on within a week of the game's launch.Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles is the latest 3D arena fighting game from CyberConnect2. Based on the anime adaption

Final TFT Set 5.5 patch buffs Kayle, nerfs Zyra and Akshan

Riot Games revealed several notable buffs and nerfs for the final Teamfight Tactics Set 5.5 update today, buffing Kayle and the Mystic trait while nerfing a total of four overperformers.  Set Six Gizmos & Gadgets drops on the Teamfight Tactics PBE in just a few days while players will have two weeks to either try out the new TFT set or rank up the ladder before its launch. With just two weeks left to Dawn of Heroes, the Patch Preview today showcased several key nerfs and buffs.  A buff to

What is the Faction Reputation cap in New World?

Factions are one of the key mechanics in New World that influences how PvP factions within the game. A new player will select one of the three factions that are in the game: Syndicate, Marauders, or Covenant. No matter which option you pick, your choice will dictate your allies during global PvP and other late-game PvP modes. Furthermore, being a part of a faction provides players a way to purchase some weapons and armor that are usually quite powerful early in the game. As you progress through the ranks in