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Wii U news has been grim for the longest time, to the point where new releases for the struggling console surprise me. Not a great situation to be in. That said, I expect a levee to break at some point and, above all, I will always anticipate whatever Nintendo brings to its own console. Anyway — that was a strange tangent — let’s talk about the games being released this month.
Valve was at work on a set of augmented reality glasses when several employees were let go back in the summer. Two of them are continuing to work on the project, with the company’s blessings.
Last year’s E3 was in many ways a lowpoint for the annual industry showcase, tepid press conferences dominated as much by… ill-advised crowd reaction as they were by an endless parade of games all seeming to promote the same ol’ mindless violence.
We’re hearing of big layoffs at Trion Worlds, the company behind big online games like Rift and Defiance. One person connected to the company tells us that the layoffs have affected over 100 people, and that they were triggered by the underwhelming performances of both Defiance and Rift‘s first expansion, Storm Legion.
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