Tag: IGN

Ubisoft Issues Apology to Japanese Gamers for Assassin’s Creed Shadows

The pressure over Assassin’s Creed Shadows has gotten to Ubisoft. Since the game’s trailer debuted, Ubisoft has been inundated with complaints from gamers, mostly those in Japan, over its disrespect for Japanese history and culture. The highest-profile issue is the use of Yasuke, a historical b...

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Kotaku Australia and Several Other Gaming Sites Shut Down

Australia is losing a bunch of gaming websites, to the cries of probably no one. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that Pedestrian Group, an Australian “third-party publisher,” is “exiting its licensing deals to publish third-party brands,” which include a number of video game websites: Kota...

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IGN Used Mistranslated Comments From Black Myth: Wukong Developer

Games journalists are embarrassing themselves in their zeal to take down any game developer that doesn’t submit to their ideology. The other day, a rumor about games journalists and consulting firms like Sweet Baby Inc. joining forces to extort developers, specifically the company behind Black My...

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Games Journalists Target Black Myth: Wukong

Stellar Blade is yesterday’s news; games journalists and the rest of the perpetually offended have a new target: Black Myth: Wukong. Well, it’s not so new; a hate campaign has been going on since at least August of 2023. But it’s coming to light now because of a recent – and I have to stres...

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Ubisoft’s Stock Drops as Games Journalists Defend Assassins Creed Shadows

The video game industry is taking hit after hit lately. On May 15, 2024, Ubisoft released a trailer for Assassins Creed Shadows, the next in the long-running franchise centered on Japanese history and culture that will be released in November. The trailer was met with controversy and frustration ove...

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IGN Misrepresents Post From Palworld Designer Pocketpair’s CEO

Remember Palworld? It’s the “Pokémon with guns” game from Japanese indie developer Pocketpair that made a big splash when it was released in January. The sheer fun gamers had playing Palworld propelled the game to massive profits and peak player counts. Palworld has been so successful that...

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