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Brian Renadette

Former Staff Writer

About Brian Renadette

I am a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a major in writing and a minor in gaming. I have a passion for video games and writing. I also enjoy volunteering at my local SPCA by walking the dogs.

Articles by Brian Renadette

Total Articles: 429

The headquarters of Activision Blizzard.

Regulators Heighten Efforts on Activision Blizzard Investigation

Federal and state regulators are stepping up their investigation into Activision Blizzard and its workplace issues with a wave of subpoenas.

February 18, 2022 | 09:40 EST

A screenshot of a battle from Total War Warhammer 3.

Total War Warhammer 3 Review Bombed by Chinese Players

A Total War Warhammer 3 review bomb is happening by Chinese players who are upset with how the game was promoted and who was given streaming access

February 17, 2022 | 09:38 EST

The logo for Creative Art Works, the nonprofit FunPlus is working with.

FunPlus and Creaitive Art Works Announce 2nd Year for their Character Design Apprenticeship

FunPlus and Creative Art Works have announced that their Character Design Apprenticeship for NYC high schoolers will be held for a second year.

February 16, 2022 | 03:28 EST

A gameplay screenshot from Horizon Forbidden West.

Horizon Forbidden West Announces Play and Plant Program

Horizon Forbidden West is teaming up with the Arbor Day Foundation for a "Play and Plant" program, where players can help plant trees by playing the game.

February 15, 2022 | 11:07 EST

The front of a GAME store.

GAME Faces Criticism for Valentine's Day Ad

The UK video game retailer GAME is facing criticism for a Valentine's Day Twitter ad that seems to poke fun at domestic violence.

February 14, 2022 | 10:13 EST

Carfaroth, one of Pinnath Gelins strongholds as it appears in the Rise of Mordor mod.

LOTR Mod Listing For Rise of Mordor DMCA'd And Rebranding

Rise of Mordor, a non-commercial mod for Total War: Attila, is going through a rebranding after being removed from ModDB due to a DMCA by Warner Bros.

February 11, 2022 | 09:26 EST

Promotional art for The Sims 4 My Wedding Stories, featuring the Sims Dominique and Camille

Sims 4 My Wedding Stories Skips Russia due to Anti-LGBT Laws

The Sims 4 My Wedding Stories, the latest game pack for The Sims 4, won't be releasing in Russia due to the country's notoriously anti-LGBT laws.

February 10, 2022 | 10:14 EST

Dota 2, a game popular in eSports circles and a possible game for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

2022 Commonwealth Games to Host eSports Event

The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham will be adding an eSports event, with the possibility of it coming back as a medal-earning event for 2026.

February 9, 2022 | 11:10 EST

A still from the release trailer for Half-Life 2 Overcharged.

Half-Life 2 Overcharged Mod Releases this Month

A newly-released trailer for Half-Life 2 Overcharged gives the major overhaul mod a tentative release date for sometime this month.

February 8, 2022 | 11:44 EST

A promotional image for the Demon's Souls remake.

There are Still Undiscovered Items in the Demon's Souls Remake

A dataminer has discovered that the Demon's Souls remake has items in it that were added to the Remake and have yet to be found in-game.

February 7, 2022 | 11:26 EST

A screenshot of MapleStory, one of Nexon's most well-known games.

Saudi Arabia PIF Adds Stakes in Capcom, Nexon

The Saudi Arabia PIF (Public Investment Fund) has recently disclosed stakes of more than five percent in Capcom and Nexon.

February 4, 2022 | 11:18 EST

The Odyssey, a ship from Star Citizen.

Star Citizen Roadmap Changes Provoke Backer Anger

Players are upset with changes to the Star Citizen roadmap, in which CIG has decided to only show what's coming in the next update.

February 3, 2022 | 10:31 EST

A game over screen from one of Mario's games.

Nintendo Causes GilvaSunner to Shut Down YouTube Channel

GilvaSunner, who hosts many Nintendo soundtracks on YouTube, is deleting their YouTube channel this Friday after a massive wave of claims by Nintendo.

February 2, 2022 | 09:57 EST

Promotional art for Battlefield 2042.

DICE Unveils Revised Battlefield 2042 Roadmap

DICE has released a Battlefield 2042 roadmap detailing how the game will develop, including voice communication and a better reward loop.

February 1, 2022 | 10:32 EST

A screenshot of the MetaWorms NFT website, featuring one of their NFT collectibles.

Team17 to Launch MetaWorms NFTs

Team17 is the latest company to jump aboard the NFT train as it releases NFTs themed around their long-running Worms franchise.

January 31, 2022 | 09:50 EST

A screenshot from Pokemon Legends Arceus

Fans Create Interactive Map for Pokemon Legends Arceus

Pokemon fans are sharing their knowledge by creating a website that has a variety of tools to help players in Pokemon Legends Arceus.

January 28, 2022 | 11:56 EST

The office of Ubisoft Singapore

Labor Rights Body Gives All-Clear for Ubisoft Singapore

A third-party labor rights body has concluded its investigation of Ubisoft Singapore and says the company is appropriately handling reports of misconduct.

January 27, 2022 | 10:50 EST

Promotional art for Undertale

Anamanaguchi Covers Hopes and Dreams from Undertale

The band Anamanaguchi has created a cover for Hopes and Dreams, a song for Undertale that was inspired by Anamanaguchi's music.

January 26, 2022 | 11:50 EST

A screenshot of Dark Souls Nightfall.

Dark Souls Nightfall Releases Demo After Changing Release Plans

Dark Souls Nightfall, a fan-made sequel to the original Dark Souls game, has just released a demo after having to move away from its original release plans.

January 25, 2022 | 09:37 EST

Promotional art for one of the Roblox jail maps

Notorious Roblox Player Banned by Court Order

A legal case against the highly-controversial Roblox player Robert 'Ruben Sim' Simon, has ended with him being banned from the game via court order.

January 24, 2022 | 10:43 EST

A promotional image for Hitman 3.

Hitman 3 Year 2 & Steam Release Trigger Fan Backlash

The Hitman 3 Year 2 and Steam release are off to a rocky start and has upset fans to the point where the Hitman subreddit was briefly put on private.

January 21, 2022 | 10:23 EST

A promotional image for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga

TT Games Faced Massive Crunch With LEGO Star Wars

A group of current and former TT Games employees speak out over extensive crunch during the development of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

January 20, 2022 | 11:08 EST

A gameplay screenshot from The Sims 4

The Sims 4 Gives Us a Look at Custom Pronouns

In a recently-aired official livestream update, Maxis gave viewers a sneak peek at the custom pronouns system that will soon be in The Sims 4.

January 19, 2022 | 11:23 EST

A image announcing Microsoft's purchase of Activision Blizzard.

Microsoft Initiates Review of Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination Policies

Having announced its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, Microsoft says that it's reviewing its own sexual harassment and gender discrimination policies.

January 18, 2022 | 09:59 EST