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The Man Who Created Captain Falcon, Fox McCloud, Majora’s Mask and More Has Retired from Nintendo

Takaya Imamura, the Nintendo artist and designer who gave us characters like Captain Falcon and Fox McCloud and more – not to mention the name and visual identity of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask – has retired from the company.

As reported by Kotaku, Imamura announced that it was his last day working at Nintendo on his Facebook page, after 32 years with the company.

“This is my last day going to work. I took a selfie with the empty office. I guess I won’t be coming in here anymore. As you’d expect, I’ll miss it,” Kotaku’s

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Second Lawsuit Filed Against CD Projekt

A second class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cyberpunk 2077 developer and publisher, CD Projekt, submitted by a law firm representing the studio’s investors.

CD Projekt itself states in a regulatory announcement that it has received the lawsuit, which has been filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of investors. The content of the claim is said to be the same as the one filed against the studio at the end of last year. That first lawsuit claims that investors were misled about the performance of Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One and

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Sony’s New San Diego Team Is Working on ‘Existing Franchises’

PlayStation’s new San Diego-based studio is working to “expand upon existing franchises”, according to the LinkedIn profile of the studio’s former head.

Michael Mumbauer worked at PlayStation as Studio Head until November 2020. In the segment of his profile detailing his work with the new San Diego team, Mumbauer writes: “His latest achievement is having built a brand new, all-star, AAA Action/Adventure development team for Playstation. Based in San Diego and utilizing proprietary engine technology, this team was assembled to expand upon existing franchises and craft all new stories for the next generation of gamers.”

As to what those existing

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A New Legacy First Look and New Godzilla vs. Kong Footage Revealed in HBO Max Teaser

A new teaser for HBO Max has given us both our first look at Space Jam: A New Legacy and a new glimpse of Godzilla vs. Kong.

The new teaser from HBO Max is another reminder that all of Warner Bros. films in 2021 will be coming to theaters and HBO Max on the same day. This particular teaser features Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Suicide Squad, In The Heights, Judas and the Black Messiah, Dune, The Many Saints of Newark, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, Mortal Kombat, Malignant, King Richard, Those Who Wish Me Dead,

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Cyberpunk 2077 Developers Did Not Believe It Was Ready for Launch in 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 was 2020’s hottest game, and it was shaping up to be a good enough launch when reviews for the PC version began trickling out a few days before its December 12 release date. But once players got their hands on Cyberpunk 2077, especially the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions, excitement turned into frustration as players encountered bugs, glitches, and more.

In a report from Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier, developers at CD Projekt Red knew the game was not ready for launch in 2020. According to one developer, “they expected the game to be ready in 2022,” based

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Battle.net Has Had a Major Overhaul for the First Time in 8 Years

Blizzard has given its game launcher, Battle.Net, a new visual design, marking its first major overhaul in eight years. It’s available now for some players in North America, and will be gradually rolled out to other users over the coming weeks.

The new design repositions games from the left-hand sidebar to a row of icons across the top of the window, allowing for more space to be taken up by the game page, which features the latest news and updates on the relevant title. The friends and social bar has also been permanently affixed to the right hand side of

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