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Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar and Dan Bunting say the decision to omit a campaign from Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is part of “adaption.” “‘Internally, we have built a culture of adaptation. The most important aspect of game development is being able to adapt. If you can’t look…’” Bunting told GameSpot’s Eddie Makuch.
Bethesda’s Pete Hines confirmed a true sequel to Wolfenstein II is in the works to Metro. “‘Absolutely we’re making a Wolfenstein III.’”
Tiny Lab, Google and others were slapped with a lawsuit from New Mexico, GI.biz’s Rebekah Valentine writes. New Mexico is accusing “children’s app developer Tiny Lab and multiple advertising companies working with it, including Google and Twitter, of inappropriately collecting and handling children’s personal data in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.”
I Expect You To Die, an apt name for any HIIT, “has made $3 million in revenue since its 2016 launch,” Valentine reports.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick surprised Jacksonville shooting victim George “FitzMagic13″ Amadeo with a happy birthday call and signed jersey,” ESPN’s Jenna Laine reports.
Sky and Skybound Entertainment are partnering for “a mobile gaming venture,” Deadline’s Peter White reports.
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SMITE and Paladins world championships will be held at Hi-Rez Expo in partnership with DreamHack Atlanta, TEO’s Brandon Brathwaite reports.
Hearthstone posted “Join Us for the 2018 HCT Fall Championship!”
OUT: Splyce released Ben “Bance” Bance from their Call of Duty roster.