2K Silicon Valley Hires Noted Researcher to Guide Inclusivity, Empowerment (EXCLUSIVE)

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2K Games new studio has its first hire, noted learning strategist and education researcher Suzanne Lettrick, 2K Games tells Variety. Her work with and about the likes of Steve Jobs, Quincy Jones, and Queen Noor will be applied to the budding studio to …

Voice of ‘Overwatch’s’ Latest Hero Says Role Changed His Life (EXCLUSIVE)

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The voice of the latest hero to arrive in massive, popular video game “Overwatch” almost walked away from the job before he knew what it was. But Benz Antoine said he’s happy he didn’t because the role has already changed his life. “I’ve spent 25 years…

Nintendo Invades PAX East With ‘Splatoon 2’ ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ NA Finals

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The finals for both “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate North America Open 2019” and “Splatoon 2 North America Inkling Open 2019” are being held at the PAX East on March 30, Nintendo announced Tuesday. The company said it will also two …

‘Costume Quest’: From Halloween Game to Amazon Prime Show (EXCLUSIVE)

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For many kids, there’s something special about Halloween. There’s a magical property to picking out a costume, dressing up, and going door-to-door asking for candy. Halloween lets children express themselves and be whomever they want to be, whether tha…

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s’ Journey From Video Game to Oscars

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Dan Slott wants to make one thing very clear: “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” — animated tour-de-force, Oscar winner, the best Spidey movie ever made — is its own thing. “It tells the story of Miles,” Slott says. “The heart of the movie …