Robert Mueller's investigation of US President Donald Trump has taken all sorts of strange turns over the past year and a half, but this might be one of the strangest: It turns out that Trump's lawyer has a circuitous connection to the video game company behind games like H1Z1 and Everquest.
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The most recent trailer for Avengers: Infinity War revealed more of Thanos' plan, and its own connections to the events of one of the comics that inspired the film in the first place, The Infinity Gauntlet. There's one brief moment in the 1991 comic, however, that likely wouldn't go down well with a certain President in 2018.
Last week in response to the Parkland shooting, US President Donald Trump held a meeting with game executives where an 88 second video highlighting violence in video games was shown.
Non-profit organisation Games for Change has made a video in response. A video that highlights the beauty, wonder and joy of video games.
Part and parcel of gaming development is the ability to cross borders to attend conventions, trade shows and shake hands with gamers, publishers and everyone in between. But the recent moves on immigration from the White House have resulted in an awful lot of chaos for everyone involved, including green card holders.
But the Game Developers Conference is due to kick off at the end of this month, and for devs it's one of the most important dates on the calendar. So to help out those who suddenly found themselves unable to go, Devolver Digital has stepped up.
The company behind mobile games Dots, Two Dots, and Dots & Co doesn't usually speak directly to its players about what's going on in the world, but following President Trump's Friday executive order banning travel from several Muslim-majority countries, Playdots, Inc. decided to push out an update asking its audience to support the ACLU.
Like so many other publishers and developers, Paradox Interactive was at the Game Developers Conference today showing off their upcoming projects. One of those is the much-awaited 4X grand space strategy Stellaris, a game they're advertising as Paradox's most accessible game ever.
But they're also promoting it in a novel fashion. With their hats.