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The Bellular daily gaming newsletter, bringing you everything you need to know, 5 days a week, Monday to Friday.

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Loading Screen: Riot's Fighting Game Ramps Up, Launch Struggles Continue and The Hottest New Card Game

Riot have unveiled the future of their fighting game, we check in on the launch of several recent games to see how things are going - and we highlight a deckbuilding Roguelike that's soaring up the charts.

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Loading Screen: Xbox Goes To Switch and Playstation while Playstation Goes To PC

Console and First Party updates for Xbox and Playstation today as everybody changes partners. Xbox have revealed their planned games for Switch and Playstation and we've got confirmation PSVR2 compatability is officially coming to PC.

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Loading Screen: Steam's Big Year, Frost Giant's Unusual Offer and Capcom's Apology

Today Steam have unveiled their year in review that shows things are Good for Valve, Frost Giant aren't done crowdfunding for Stormgate and Capcom apologie for Street Fighter V yet again.

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Loading Screen: The Epic Game Store Grows, Playstation's Achievement Bait and the Conundrum of Game Romances

The Epic Games Store has released their yearly update on how close they are to beating Steam (they're not), there's an interview with the developer of an achievement hunter game going round that's got some shocking numbers and we have to ask the question of what type of Romance is best in games?

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LS: Disco Elysium Dev Layoffs, Don't Nod Managment Drama and Polish Game Dev Unionisation

The last vestiges of Disco Elysium are gone from Za/Um, Don't Nod management are in hot water with their staff union, while Flying Wild Hogs break new ground under Embracer - and this weekend we recommend checking out a game about killing swarms of bugs.

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Loading Screen: Xbox on Every Screen, Delay Led Layoffs and Embracer's Bloodletting for Shareholders

Today Xbox are prepping staff with the company line on what their platform is, Layoffs strike Blackbird Interactive following Homeworld delays and Embracer aren't done cutting yet.

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Loading Screen: Playstation's Turning Point and Bloober Team vs Konami

The biggest console manufacturer on the market is having a tough time with both games and hardware right now, as their Financial Reporting suggests things might change up in Playstation production - while the folks like Konami and Bloober Team making exclusive games are seemingly quarreling!

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Loading Screen: Dead Cells Discontinued Support and Immortals of Aveum's $125M Budget

A pair of stories of Game Development today as former Dead Cells staff suggest that support may have ended sooner than planned due to egos, while laid off staff at Ascendant Studios reveal the true cost of Immortals of Aveum.

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Loading Screen: Xbox Consoles To Continue & Sony's Unexpected Win

Phil Spencer tells his staff what they want to hear, while the Helldivers' dev boss makes himself a prime Sony asset by... being reasonable online! It's that easy!

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Loading Screen: The AAAA Skull and Bones, Subnautica's GAAS Confusion and RPG Recommendations

Today, Ubisoft's CEO is in hot water with his own shareholders as he defines Skull and Bones as a $70 AAAA game, the Subnautica sequel has split developer and publisher while this weekend we recommend some RPGs you might want to take a look at.

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Loading Screen: The Activision Layoffs Laid Bare, Epic + Disney and 2K Says MTX is "Fiction"

Today - more details from the Activision Blizzard layoffs have been released, Epic are making moves with Disney and 2K is defending itself from legal action by saying MTX are literally worthless.

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Loading Screen: Games Press Union Efforts, Indie Dev Closures and Xbox Fan Anger

Today the team behind the biggest games site in the world are seeking union protections, the layoffs continue, with two indie studio closures and Xbox's Fans are having a bad week.