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Tensions are rising at Bethesda as employees press the company over abortion policies

Tensions are rising at Bethesda as employees press the company over abortion policies

The painting: Xbox On the trail Roe v. Wade fired last week, many employees of Skirim developer Bethesda Game Studios and its parent company ZeniMax Media have grown increasingly frustrated with their employer’s unwillingness to clearly support employee access to reproductive health care. This is a particularly pressing issue for many Starfield and Redfall developers …

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RIP Bernie Stolar, who helped launch both PlayStation and Dreamcast

RIP Bernie Stolar, who helped launch both PlayStation and Dreamcast

A carpenter pictured during the launch of DreamcastPhoto: Associated Press (AP) Bernie Carpenter, one of the most important leaders of video games in the 1990s, passed away at the age of 75. GamesBeat reports. Carpenter started working in the video game business in 1980, first founding a coin-op company before moving to Atari, where he …

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Tony Hawk says that the remake of Pro Skater 3 + 4 was killed by Activision's moves

Tony Hawk says that the remake of Pro Skater 3 + 4 was killed by Activision’s moves

The painting: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 4 From 1991 to 2021, Vicarious Visions was the name of a studio that made a bunch of pretty cool licensed games, but which also contributed to the beloved Tony Hawk Pro slider series. Then Activision came in and made some changes. In January 2021, having only published a …

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