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Chronicles of Elyria Dev Soulbound Studios May Soon Run Out Of Money

After months of silence, Chronicles of Elyria's Jeromy "Caspian" Walsh has provided an update on the MMO. However, based on the new dev journal, it looks like Soulbound Studios might see itself run out of money again, possibly by the end of the year.

'Without Merit' Activision Blizzard Investigated Itself and Found No Widespread or Systemic Harassment

After an internal investigation, Activision Blizzard released a new SEC filing amendment saying that the investigations found effectively, no widespread harassment or systemic harassment and downplaying by senior employees.

UPDATED: Raven Unionization Vote Count Today, As Activision Blizzard Accused by NLRB of Violating Worker Rights

The NLRB has found several violations by Activision Blizzard allegedly related to anti-unionization efforts, as the results of Raven Software's unionization vote could establish the first video game union after today's count.

Top Lawyer on California Suit Against Activision Blizzard Resigns, Alleging interference by California Governor

California's case against Activision Blizzard has taken a new turn. A new report by Bloomberg's Jason Schreier details  allegations that California's governor was increasingly interfering with the suit.

Activision Blizzard EEOC Settlement Approved as More Women Come Forward With Harassment Allegations

Activision Blizzard gets a win as a judge finalizes the company's settlement with the US EEOC. Meanwhile, more women have come forward with allegations of workplace harassment.

Employee Sues Activision Blizzard Over Hostile Workplace and Harassment Allegations

Activision-Blizzard has been hit with a lawsuit by an employee alleging patterns of harassment, discrimination, and an overall hostile and retaliatory workplace.

Activision Blizzard Gets a Win as Judge Lets EEOC Settlement Move Forward

Activision Blizzard scored a win in court this week when a federal judge allowed plans for the previously announced settlement between the company and the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to move forward

Myth of Legends Opening Up Sales and a New Proprietary Launcher in Testing

With Myth of Legends still off Steam and mired in legal action, publisher Imperium Interactive Entertainment, Ltd has announced the opening of Myth of Empires' own launcher and plans to resume sales.

After Judge Denies California's Atempt to Stop Activision Blizzard Settlement, California Appeals

After a judge denied California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH)'s attempt to stop Activision Blizzard from settling with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the DFEH has appealed.

Riot Games and California Reach $100 Million Settlement Deal in 2018 Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Suit

Riot Games has announced that it will settle a 2018 lawsuit filed over gender-based discrimination and sexual harassment  for $100 million.

Activision Blizzard EEOC Settlement Looks Likely To Succeed After Judge Blocks California DFEH Motion

While legal issues and employee dissatisfaction continue at Activision Blizzard, the company does seem to have gotten a positive development in its efforts to complete an 18 million-dollar settlement with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Myth of Empires Still off Steam, As Angela Game Files Lawsuit Against Snail Games Over Copyright Claim

Myth of Empires was delisted from Steam after a copyright claim was submitted by Snail Games over alleged source code theft. Now, Angela Game is suing over the claims, requesting a rights declaration and possible damages.

ABK Worker's Alliance Clarifies Strike Demands As Activision Blizzard Executive Sends Email To Workers Over Unionization Efforts

Activision Blizzard executive Brian Bulatao sent an email to staff just a day after reports starting coming out that unionization efforts had started at the company, stressing that the game publisher can fix its workplace culture without the need to unionize. However, ominously, the former Trump Administration official, cautioned employees to 'consider the consequences' of signing up with the Communications Worlds of America (CWA).

Nintendo Addresses Activision Blizzard Reports In Internal Email; Activision Sets Up New Workplace Responsibility Committee

Nintendo has now expressed its concern in an email to employees regarding last week's bombshell report by The Wall Street Journal regarding Activision Blizzard's CEO Bobby Kotick and the company's handling of reports of harassement and discrimination. Nintendo joins Microsoft and Sony in sharing their concern, though none of the companies have made an overt public statement on the matter.

UPDATED: Activision Blizzard Doubles Down, Xbox's Phil Spencer Says Microsoft is Reevaluating its Relationship With the Company

The tense situation at Activision Blizzard continues. Today, according to emails confirmed by Bloomberg, Xbox' Phil Spencer, said that Xbox is "evaluating all aspects of our relationship" with Activision Blizzard. Meanwhile, 700+ employees have signed a petition demanding Bobby Kotick's removal.