Ubisoft CEO Apologises For Internal Comments After Weak Software Sales

Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has reportedly apologised to staff for a recent comment in which he stated that “the ball is in your court” regarding getting the major publisher back on track. As reported by Kotaku, Guillemot took part in a company-wide Q&A session with Ubisoft staff and opened the meeting by apologising … Read more

Kirby Is Getting His Own Panel At The 2023 Game Developers Conference

Image: Nintendo The pink puff Kirby is still kind of celebrating his 30th birthday and to close the celebrations it seems there’ll be a special panel taking place this March at the 2023 Game Developers Conference. According to the official website, this panel will be a “design session” featuring developers Shinya Kumazaki and Tatsuya Kamiyama. … Read more

Ubisoft Share Price Tumbles After Dire Sales Report

Image: Nintendo Life Ubisoft appears to be in a spot of financial trouble, according to its latest financial report on January 11th, 2023. In a three-page press release, the company admits to being “disappointed” in the sales of Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope and Just Dance 2023, despite “excellent ratings” and “an ambitious marketing … Read more

TV Review – The Last of Us is the perfect video game adaptation

Translating a video game to screen is no easy feat. There have been so many examples of terrible franchises that companies try to cross over and while some work (Sonic, Detective Pikachu) more often than not they fail spectacularly (Resident Evil on Netflix, Monster Hunter, Silent Hill). What these adaptations fail to understand is an … Read more

Sony Joins Xbox’s Accessibility Mission With ‘Project Leonardo’

Image: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. Microsoft has been a market leader when it comes to accessibility in gaming, and has often called on other video game companies around the world to help make gaming more accessible to the masses. Well, in a surprise announcement today at Sony’s CES 2023 press conference, the creator of PlayStation … Read more

Xenoblade Chronicles Dev Monolith Soft Provides Employee Headcount Update

Image: Nintendo / Monolith Soft The Japanese developer Monolith Soft has been growing in size year after year. In a previous update – dating back to 2021, the company revealed its employee headcount had jumped from 261 (in December 2020) to 272. As highlighted by Twitter user and gaming enthusiast Stealth, the latest update for … Read more

Gallery: Monolith Soft Shows Off Stunning Artwork From Annual “In-House Illustration Contest”

Image: Monolith Soft Monolith Soft has just had another successful year with the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3. It also provided assistance with the development of Splatoon 3. To wrap up 2022, it’s held its regular “in-house illustration contest” where new graduates can sort of let their hair down and let their creativity run wild. … Read more

PlayStation’s Jim Ryan Named Among 500 Most Influential Global Media Business Leaders

Image: Push Square Jim Ryan, the CEO of PlayStation, has been named by Variety as one of the top 500 “most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry”. The British born executive – who also featured in the 2020 and 2021 incarnations of the same list – is credited for completing the acquisition of … Read more

Smash Bros. Creator Masahiro Sakurai Supposedly Confirms He’s “Semi-Retired”

Image: Nintendo In a recent interview with Denfaminicogamer, the legendary video game developer Masahiro Sakurai apparently confirmed he is now semi-retired. He elaborated on this, mentioning how he worked on the Super Smash Bros. series for around nine years between the 3DS/Wii U and Switch release, along with the DLC updates. Sakurai feels he’s got … Read more