News of the Week; February 19, 2020

COMMUNICATIONS

  1. Broadcast Panel Commissioned Report Found Canada Ranks First Among Peer Countries in Spending on TV Production, Domestic TV Production, and Employment Per Capita (Michael Geist)
  2. The BTLR and USMCA, Part Two: Why the Broadcast Panel Recommendations Could Cost Canadians Millions in Retaliatory Tariffs (Michael Geist)
  3. CBC Leads Call for New Government Regulations to Support “Trusted” News Sources (Michael Geist)
  4. Appeals court seems poised to reverse landmark Qualcomm antitrust ruling
  5. T-Mobile’s Marathon to Acquire Sprint: Five Takeaways from the T-Mobile/Sprint Antitrust Litigation
  6. T-Mobile claims it didn’t lie about 4G coverage, says FCC measured wrong
  7. Not All Automatic Dialed Messages are Restricted, Says a US Appeals Court
  8. Circuit split on automatic telephone dialing systems under the TCPA reinforces importance of obtaining prior express written consent
  9. Seventh Circuit Joins The Party: Another Circuit Rejects Marks And Holds A Random or Sequential Number Generator Is Required For A System to be An ATDS
  10. Narrow Definition of ATDS Prevails in the Seventh Circuit
  11. Breaking: Seventh Circuit rejects marks- holds random or sequential number generation required for ATDS usage
  12. Uh, I Dunno – Maybe the FCC Just Isn’t Into You?
  13. UK green-lights Ofcom as the first internet regulator….but the devil is in the detail
  14. Google Fiber Ditches Cable TV While Broadband Effort Remains Stuck In Neutral
  15. What’s New in 5G – February 2020
  16. Wi-Fi 6E isn’t here yet—but Broadcom is clearly banking on it

DIGITAL

  1. Amazon wins court injunction on controversial JEDI contract: Amazon’s suit argues it lost the deal because Trump personally hates Jeff Bezos.
  2. Who’s responsible for what you buy on Amazon? A court is about to decide
  3. Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion to stop climate change
  4. The Billion-Dollar Disinformation Campaign to Reelect the President: How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election
  5. Assange lawyer claims congressman offered Trump’s pardon in exchange for absolving Russia in WikiLeaks case
  6. Trump offered Assange a pardon if he denied Russia gave him emails, lawyer says
  7. Trump Offered Assange Pardon if He Covered Up Russian Hack, WikiLeaks Founder’s Lawyer Claims
  8. College Student Gets Thrown On The Ground And A Gun Pointed At His Head For Committing The Crime Of ‘Taking A Selfie While Black’
  9. Answering Impossible Questions: Content Governance in an Age of Disinformation (John Bowers, Jonathan Zittrain)
  10. Divided, we fall: How ant behavior mimics political polarization – Division of labor, polarization arise from social influence plus interaction bias.
  11. Snapchat Temporarily Defeats Another Case Over Its Speed Filter–Lemmon v. Snap (Eric Goldman)
  12. Ninth Circuit Decision Has Significant Implications for Terms and Conditions in Smartphone Apps
  13. Google plans to move UK users’ accounts outside EU jurisdiction
  14. “Why is Facebook drawing the line where it’s drawing the line?”: Discussing Facebook’s Oversight Board
  15. A picture of a same-sex kiss on Facebook wreaks havoc: Beizaras and Levickas v. Lithuania
  16. Mark Zuckerberg Suggests Getting Rid Of Section 230; Maybe People Should Stop Pretending It’s A Gift To Facebook
  17. Ron Wyden: Modifying Section 230 Will Give More Censorship Power To Trump; And Lock In Facebook’s Dominance
  18. The “EARN IT” Act Is Another Terrible Proposal to “Reform” Section 230 (Eric Goldman)
  19. Hey Tom Wheeler: Stick To Net Neutrality, Because Your Understanding Of Section 230 Is… Not Right
  20. What A Shame: Legacy Newspapers Want To Take Away Free Speech On The Internet
  21. Facebook quietly releases a Pinterest clone: Hobbi is an app from Facebook’s new product experimentation team
  22. Strategic Framing and Social Media Engagement: Analyzing Memes Posted by the German Identitarian Movement on Facebook
  23. Facebook backs Indian education startup Unacademy
  24. UK Government announces proposed legislation aimed at reducing online harm
  25. Creating a safe space online: Government provides initial response to consultation on its Online Harms White Paper
  26. UK is set to introduce a new duty of care to protect children online backed by increased fines and personal liability for senior management
  27. Pay-for-Play Website Pays FTC Over Fake Reviews, Deceptive Rankings
  28. The FTC Wants To Hold Brands, Platforms Like YouTube Financially Liable For Improper #SponCon Disclosures
  29. FTC Announces Endorsement Guide Review — Are There New Rules on the Horizon for Influencers?
  30. FTC Aims to Shake Up Endorsements, Seeks Public Comment on Its Endorsement Guides
  31. With an Eye on Social Media Platforms and Influencer Marketing, the FTC Seeks Public Comment on Endorsement Guides
  32. FTC Seeks Comments on Revamping its Endorsement Guides
  33. After Four Decades, FTC Announces Regulatory Review of The Endorsement Guides: What Does This Portend for Digital Advertisers and Social Media Platforms?
  34. Can Public Infrastructure Fix Social Media? Ethan Zuckerman at Cornell
  35. Competition Bureau to focus on digital economy: 4-year strategic plan shows intention to increase use of interim measures, say competition lawyers
  36. Competition Bureau’s Marketing and Advertising Priorities: Dishonest Information about Data Privacy
  37. Drip pricing: StubHub enters into $1.3M consent agreement with Competition Bureau
  38. Kickstarter workers make history with unionization vote
  39. Kickstarter becomes one of the first major US tech companies to unionize: Employees vote in favor of joining the Office and Professional Employees International Union
  40. William Barr’s Move To Rid The DOJ Of Independence Shows One Of Many Reasons Josh Hawley’s FTC Plan Is Dangerous
  41. “We Are Going To Be The Best”: How Newly Launched TalentX Plans To Become Every Digital Star’s Dream Management Company
  42. Mobile quizzing company HQ Trivia has shut down
  43. HQ Trivia shuts down: 25 full-time employees reportedly let go as troubled mobile start-up loses investors
  44. After Investors Pull Plug, HQ Trivia Ceases Operations And Moves To Dissolution
  45. Juul bought ads on CartoonNetwork.com, NickJr.com, other kid sites, suit says
  46. Court Allows Chooseco’s Lawsuit Against Netflix Over ‘Bandersnatch’ To Move Forward
  47. Mills v. Netflix, Inc.: District court dismisses plaintiff’s DMCA claim of removal and altering of copyright management information
  48. PremFlix: the Premier League’s plans to introduce a ‘Netflix-style’ OTT service
  49. Doctor Suing A Patient Over A Negative Review Has His Case Dismissed Under Tennessee’s New Anti-SLAPP Law
  50. SLAPP Suits And The Enemies Of Writing And Ideas
  51. Devin Nunes’ Lawyer Continues To Use Unrelated Case To Try To Unearth Satirical Internet Cow Account
  52. Feds launch a probe into Big Tech’s smallest acquisitions
  53. Twitter acquires Stories template maker Chroma Labs
  54. Susan Wojcicki Reveals YouTube Paid Out $3 Billion To Music Industry Last Year
  55. YouTube TV To Cancel All Subscriptions Purchased Via Apple App Store In March
  56. Apple’s new iPad Pro could be delayed due to the coronavirus, report claims
  57. Spotify mimics Apple’s design with new podcast show page updates
  58. Anatomy of a Spotify scam (Andres Guadamuz)
  59. Hughes v. Benjamin: Court dismisses copyright and DMCA claims, finding use of plaintiff’s YouTube video was for criticism and commentary, and therefore transformative fair use
  60. Bell v. Chicago Cubs Baseball Club, LLC: District court grants motion to dismiss contributory infringement claim against Chicago Cubs based on retweet that allegedly copied key passage from plaintiff’s book.
  61. Jake Paul Launches ‘The Financial Freedom Movement,’ A $19.99/Month Program For Kids To Become Influencers
  62. After Mike Bloomberg Meme Sweep, Instagram Introduces Guidelines For Influencers Posting Political Sponcon
  63. Instagram Prototyping ‘Latest Posts’ Feature, Which Would Let Users See Certain Posts In Reverse Chronology
  64. House Of Highlights Is NBA’s Slam Dunk For All-Star Video Content
  65. Bosses tell social media celebrities: TikTok on your own time
  66. TikTok ‘family safety mode’ gives parents some app control
  67. Semaphore Launches Licensing Business, Signs 3 Popular YouTube Channels For Toy Deals
  68. YouTube Phenom Collins Key Inks Global Deal For Toy Collection
  69. Preschool-Aimed YouTube Goliath ‘Morphle’ Inks Global Toy Licensing Deal
  70. MrBeast Reveals He Has Already Spent $100,000 On Scrapped Videos This Year
  71. Condé Nast Forms New Entertainment Studios Around Key Titles Amid Push Into Film, TV, Podcasts
  72. A new spin on 3D printing can produce an object in seconds
  73. Electronic signatures are valid: so what’s the catch on finance transactions?
  74. Samsung Galaxy S20 vs. iPhone 11 Pro: A deeper division lurks beneath the spec sheets
  75. Samsung’s “Ultra Thin Glass” doesn’t seem much stronger than plastic
  76. Samsung’s 2020 TV lineup forces high-end buyers to go 8K whether they want it or not
  77. Snap Taps Third Class Of Startups For Its Media And Tech Accelerator ‘Yellow’, Offering $150K In Equity Funding
  78. A new era: what’s in store for tech regulation in 2020?
  79. English High Court declines jurisdiction for “Satoshi Nakamoto” libel claim
  80. Driver Stranded After ‘Smart’ Rental Car Can’t Phone Home
  81. The future of work looks like staying out of the office

A.I.

  1. Researchers have already tested YouTube’s algorithms for political bias
  2. The FTC, AI and Algorithms
  3. Can computers invent? EPO says no to AI inventors
  4. EPO rejects AI inventor patent applications
  5. Can AI Be an Inventor? Not at the European Patent Office.
  6. California Introduces Bill to Regulate Automated Decision Systems
  7. Liability for Artificial Intelligence — Why Canadian Businesses Should Pay Attention to Recent Developments in Europe
  8. What fairness can learn from AI
  9. Why AI is crucial for patent searching and mining
  10. A case study comparison of the AI chips patent landscape
  11. Ars Technicast special edition, part 1: Machine learning assimilates athletics
  12. Machine Learning Patentability in 2019: 5 Cases Analyzed and Lessons Learned Part 2
  13. Intelligent (patent) agents: should the patent profession be afraid of AI?
  14. Enforcing Cybertech Patents is Increasingly Possible, Even for Small Companies
  15. Numerical Ranges: More Than Just Endpoints in Patent Process
  16. Data shows Tesla owner experienced repeated glitch days before deadly 2018 crash
  17. The AI-development Connection – A View from the South

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  1. The Copyright Board’s Access Copyright Post Secondary Decision: The Incorrect Correction (Howard Knopf)
  2. Oops, the Board did it again, and again, and again (Ariel Katz)
  3. Moschino Counterpunches on Cardi B Paparazzi Pic
  4. District Court Grants Judgment on the Pleadings, in Part, in Kanye West Copyright Suit
  5. Let Go of My LEGOs: Copyright Protection for Plastic People
  6. “Into the Garbage, Fly Boy”: A Review of the Star Wars Legal World; One Court at a Time
  7. Expansion of UK copyright law for the fashion industry
  8. Otto v. Hearst Communications Inc: District court denies attorneys’ fees to photographer who prevailed in copyright suit against Hearst Communications based on its unauthorized use of photograph of President Trump
  9. Artist Sues Cannabis Company and Agencies Over Mural Used in Ads
  10. No, Disney Probably Didn’t Infringe A Unicorn Van Artist’s Copyright, But It Would Have Sued If The Roles Were Reversed
  11. Making waves: Copyright in ‘Wave Fabric’ can be protected as a ‘work of artistic craftsmanship’
  12. I Scream, You Scream: Museum of Ice Cream Vindicated in Copyright Infringement Lawsuit
  13. Failure to Register Copyrights in the U.S. Can Bar Statutory Damages for Infringements
  14. A guide to intellectual property in the creative industries – protecting pitches, brands and concepts
  15. IP Enterprise Court expands copyright protection for designs
  16. Open access journals get a boost from librarians—much to Elsevier’s dismay
  17. IPCom GMBH & CO KG v Vodafone Group PLC and others
  18. Open Source Voice Assistant Promises To ‘Nuke From Orbit’ Patent Troll
  19. Judge Shuts Down Copyright Troll’s Cut-And-Run Effort; Hits It With $40K In Legal Fees
  20. Lost in the Amazon: how to combat trademark infringement in the e-commerce marketplace
  21. Xiaomi Sues Sisvel in Beijing: The First Lawsuit Seeking a Determination of Chinese SEP Royalty
  22. Presidents’ Day 2020: Presidential Patents Beyond Lincoln
  23. Patentability 101: A Review of the 2019 Guidance and Update on Subject Matter Eligibility
  24. Motivation to Combine Prior Art Can Come from Knowledge of those Skilled in the art, the Art Itself, or the Nature of the Problem
  25. Top five cosmetic trends shaping IP in 2020
  26. Top Issues in 2020: Trademark
  27. Happy Valentines Day (Patents) 2020
  28. Patentability in Canada: Federal Court of Appeal questions the fixed dosage amount vs dosage range distinction
  29. The Best of the Decade – Canadian Patent Law in the 2010s
  30. 2020 Outlook – Patents
  31. Top Issues in 2020: Patents
  32. The New Cybersquatters: The Evolution of Trademark Enforcement in the Domain Name Space (Michael Karanicolas)

PRIVACY

  1. Competition Bureau Flexes Muscles in The Privacy Sphere
  2. ISPs sue Maine, claim Web-privacy law violates their free-speech rights
  3. Comcast, AT&T Sue Maine Over Privacy Law, Claim It Violates Free Speech
  4. Anatomy of a dumb spear-phish: Hitting librarians up for Zelle, CashApp cash
  5. CBP, ICE Hoovering Up Cell Location Data From Third Party Vendors To Track Down Immigrants
  6. Hackers exploit critical vulnerability found in ~100,000 WordPress sites
  7. US natural gas operator shuts down for 2 days after being infected by ransomware
  8. Surprise! MIT Study Claims Voatz E-Voting Technology Is A Security Dumpster Fire
  9. Illinois Residents File Class Action against Biometrics Company for Collecting Information without Consent
  10. Ring cameras are more secure now, but your neighbors still snoop with them
  11. Ransomware Attacks Predicted to Occur Every 11 Seconds in 2021 with a Cost of $20 Billion
  12. Facebook Dating misses European launch for Valentine’s Day over regulatory dispute: Ireland’s data protection regulator stepped in
  13. NYPD Lied About National Security During An Attempt To Obtain A Journalist’s Records From Twitter
  14. Nasty Android malware reinfects its targets, and no one knows how
  15. 500 Chrome extensions secretly uploaded private data from millions of users
  16. US Takes Baby Steps Toward Providing Actual Public Evidence Of Huawei Spying
  17. Racketeering and Trade Secret Theft Added to List of Charges Against China’s Huawei
  18. Judge rules a 2019 law singling out Huawei is constitutional
  19. US government goes all in to expose new malware used by North Korean hackers
  20. Pwns for sale: Scythe prepares a marketplace for sharing simulated hacks
  21. Signal is finally bringing its secure messaging to the masses
  22. Why fixing security vulnerabilities in medical devices, IoT is so hard
  23. Federal Agencies Are Still Abusing Their Favorite, Super-Vague FOIA Exemption Thousands Of Times A Year
  24. The NFL Twitter Hack Shows We Need to Move Past Password Protection
  25. Manipulate to empower: Hyper-relevance and the contradictions of marketing in the age of surveillance capitalism

CREATIVITY   

  1. Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale
  2. Trouble At The Law Firm Filing Patently Ridiculous Lawsuits On Behalf Of Tulsi Gabbard
  3. PGA Tour Calls Big Miss, Requests Dismissal of Hank Haney Lawsuit
  4. Texas Appeals Court Rules Private Communications with Customers Not Protected Free Speech
  5. Antitrust: EU Commission fines NBC universal Euro 14.3 for restricting sales of merchandise products
  6. ‘Star Wars’ May Never Recover From The Damage Done By ‘Rise Of Skywalker’

GAMES

  1. UK Court Finds GTA V Cheat Makers Guilty of Copyright Infringement
  2. Rockstar Joins Other Publishers In Misusing Copyright Law To Go After Cheat Developers For GTA5
  3. GTA IV to return to Steam after cutting Games for Windows Live support
  4. GTA IV returns to Steam with Complete Edition next month: But transition from Games For Windows Live means loss of multiplayer mode
  5. Capital C Infringement of Capitol Records: EMI April Music Inc. v. 4MM Games, LLC, 2014 WL 1383468
  6. Fortnite boss says game loot boxes ’cause harm’
  7. After Confusion, IRS Clarifies Tax Treatment Of Fortnite & Gaming Currencies
  8. Italy Introduces Content Rating System for Videogames and Launches Permanent Observatory
  9. Game Developer Decides Best Way To Get Back At Pirates Is To Pirate Them Back
  10. Ex-Starbreeze exec convicted of insider trading
  11. Former Starbreeze CFO convicted of insider trading
  12. Can cheaters ever prosper? Videogames, esports and the gamers breaking the rules to get ahead
  13. How to Make Billions in E-Sports: There’s a gaming gold rush on, with companies cashing in on competitions, sponsorships and merch. But it all comes down to signing the best players.
  14. Fortnite and FIFA honoured at the Game Shaker Awards 2020: Esports Bar Cannes event also gave awards to Riot Games and Astralis Group
  15. ESL, DreamHack sign revenue-sharing deal with 13 esports teams: Agreement ensures Team Liquid, Evil Geniuses, Fnatic compete in MTG-owned circuits, grants partner teams a portion of ESL Pro Tour proceeds
  16. Here to stay – Faker becomes part-owner of T1 in 3-year deal
  17. Creators Going Pro: Meet KOT4Q, The ‘NBA 2K’ Enthusiast Who Hosted House Of Highlights’ All-Star Game Coverage
  18. Ninja criticized for calling out gamers who aren’t angry after losing
  19. Google Reportedly Paying Activision Blizzard $160 Million For YouTube’s Exclusive Livestreaming Rights
  20. Cyberpunk 2077 confirmed for GeForce Now, will have ray tracing via the cloud
  21. Activision Blizzard Pulls Its Games From Nvidia’s Streaming Service
  22. Activision Blizzard pulls all games from GeForce Now a week after launch: Nvidia clarifies that initial inclusion of publisher’s titles was due to a “misunderstanding”
  23. Nvidia’s GeForce Now loses Bethesda Softworks games: Second major publisher to pull its catalog following streaming service’s launch
  24. Activision Tries To Bury Cover Art For New CoD Game Via Copyright Threat…So Let’s All Look At It Together, Shall We?
  25. Nifty Games signs licensing deal with NBA for its first game
  26. What the CEO of Epic Games gets wrong about video games and politics
  27. Detroit: Become Human dev Quantic Dream will self-publish from here on out
  28. Lydia developer’s quest to make a ‘feel bad’ game about substance abuse: “If we can make a difference for even one child’s life, what could be better?”
  29. Report: Nintendo facing global Switch shortage because of coronavirus
  30. CryEngine finally hits Switch with low-resolution Warface port
  31. “The Switcher” improves: Witcher 3 reduces blur, now works with Steam, GOG
  32. NPD: January sales down 26% year-over-year – Dragon Ball Z Kakarot tops charts as hardware spending declines 35% year-over-year
  33. UK Charts: PS4 exclusives Yakuza and Dreams crack Top Ten – But it’s the classic FIFA and Call of Duty duo that come out top
  34. Anthem gets a rare second chance | Opinion: Most games that fail at launch are quickly passed over — but Bioware’s Anthem is getting a rare and expensive second chance at success
  35. The risky business of sexuality in games: Games with sexual themes have always been difficult to distribute and sell — is the games industry ever going to catch up to the rest of entertainment?
  36. Disney Invites Game Developers to Tell Original Stories With Popular Franchises
  37. Disney wants developers to “reimagine” its IP for video games: Exec invites DICE Summit attendees to “come and play” with its catalogue
  38. Sony drops out of PAX East due to novel coronavirus concerns: The Last of Us Part II and other demos will not be available at the show next week
  39. PlayStation backs out of PAX East due to coronavirus concerns
  40. Report: Sony can’t build a PS5 for less than $450
  41. Report: Sony facing PS5 pricing quandary as manufacturing cost rises
  42. Sony Is Struggling With PlayStation 5 Price Due to Costly Parts
  43. Expensive components drive PS5 production costs to $450 per unit: Retail price of Xbox Series X will be deciding factor in PlayStation 5 price tag
  44. Microsoft and Samsung team up for “cloud-based game streaming”
  45. Panzer Dragoon Remake flies to Stadia as Google reveals new games
  46. Stadia expands to support some non-Google mobile devices: Subscribers will soon be able to stream games on some models from Samsung, Razer, and ASUS
  47. Stadia support arrives on 19 non-Google Pixel phone models this week
  48. “The people in the suits, in the expensive boardrooms, are nerds now”: At the Yorkshire Games Festival, Mike Bithell discussed John Wick Hex as part of a positive shift in the way movie licenses are handled
  49. Blind Squirrel Games’ decade-long drift from work-for-hire to original IP: CEO Brad Hendricks on what it took for the company to grow beyond its engineering focus and make its own IP
  50. Remedy holds steady, posting solid growth across the board: Finnish developer moves forward on live-service multiplayer game plans
  51. Nexon’s Korean business holds full-year revenues steady despite declines in China: Both Maple Story and Maple Story M in Korea achieve highest-ever Q4 and full-year revenues
  52. GDC gives COVID19 update: Organizers say US travel restrictions on China impact about 2% of exhibitors and attendees
  53. China is approving more foreign games, but not so many American ones
  54. THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group acquires World War Z dev Saber Interactive
  55. Embracer Group acquires Saber Interactive in $525m deal: World War Z developer retains autonomy as Embracer’s fifth subsidiary, takes total headcount to over 2,500
  56. THQ Nordic parent Embracer Group now has 26 studios, more to be announced: Koch Media acquires Let’s Sing developer Voxler, two new studios have been opened but yet to be unveiled
  57. Embracer-owned Koch Media acquires Let’s Sing developer Voxler
  58. THQ Nordic approves Gothic remake and confirms plans to open Barcelona studio
  59. Ultimatum Games shuts down: Four years after founding studio, Shahid Ahmad confirms closure of Virtue Reality idle clicker game developer
  60. Half-Life: Alyx finally has a concrete release date
  61. ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Release Date Set for March 23rd, New Screenshots Revealed
  62. Half-Life: Alyx is one step closer to existing with new, firm release date
  63. Sonic the Hedgehog beats Detective Pikachu in US opening weekend: Blue blur pulls $57 million in North America to become highest-grossing video game adaption
  64. Review: At the very least, ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ revitalizes the Jim Carrey experience – This is the rare case where a video game film is decent, and the true MVP here is the seasoned comedy vet, Carrey.
  65. ‘Crossfire’ Movie Adaptation Lands at Sony 
  66. Smilegate, Sony, and Tencent partner to give Crossfire the movie treatment
  67. Sony Pictures and Tencent partner on Crossfire movie: Film based on Smilegate’s hugely successful shooter will be handled by producer behind Sonic The Hedgehog and Fast and the Furious
  68. Sony Patents Valve Index-Like VR Controller With Finger Tracking
  69. Untitled Goose Game comes out on top at DICE Awards
  70. Untitled Goose Game wins Game of the Year at DICE Awards 2020: House House received three awards, while Remedy Entertainment won four for Control
  71. Angry Birds franchise can’t prevent profits slipping at Rovio 
  72. Tekken 7 closed out 2019 with 5 million copies sold
  73. Operating profits up at Paradox as monthly active players hits record high
  74. Jordanian mobile publisher Tamatem nets $3.5 million to expand globally
  75. Facebook Gaming Rings In Ronda Rousey As New Livestreaming Partner
  76. Insurance is necessary to navigate the uncertain waters of the games industry
  77. Following Project Nova’s ‘end’, CCP won’t be as public with its early projects 
  78. Eve Online shooter Project Nova is not cancelled, it’s just changing: CCP dedicates London studio to FPS concept, will no longer announce internal project codenames
  79. Rebuilding a classic in Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
  80. Don’t Miss: How Neopets has influenced a generation of game developers
  81. Don’t Miss: Turning love into a cooperative game mechanic in Haven
  82. Don’t Miss: What went right (and wrong) during the development of Persona 4
  83. Meet the community still obsessing over Mass Effect 2 10 years later
  84. A peek at the risks and reworks that gave Rainbow Six Siege a chance to thrive
  85. Releasing an update archive benefits both devs and players, says Dead Cells dev
  86. How Supergiant weaves narrative rewards into Hades’ cycle of perpetual death
  87. Video: The raw numbers behind indie game success, from $0 to $1 million 
  88. The ten commandments of indie survival
  89. The state of Steam discoverability: February 2020
  90. The latest Steam Labs experiment will tell you what game to play next
  91. Razor Edge Games nets $1.3 million to bring debut title to Steam Early Access
  92. Video: Valve’s Portal postmortem
  93. Blog: My experience as a game creator in an artist residency
  94. Blog: How AlphaStar became a StarCraft grandmaster
  95. Blog: When history gets interactive
  96. Blog: A firsthand account of coronavirus’ impact on China’s game industry
  97. Blog: What is reward fatigue?
  98. U.S. Patent no. 10,279,266: Monitoring game activity to detect a surrogate computer program

Jon

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