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The State of California is examining Riot Games due to Gender Discrimination

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The State of California is examining Riot Games due to Gender Discrimination

According to, the DFEH is looking for advice from your studio as part of a study to “alleged unequal pay, sexual harassment, sexual assault, retaliation, and gender discrimination in selection and promotion”.  It has registered an evaluation enforcement actions to receive information about workers’ cover from Riot Games, claiming the studio “has refused to provide the Department with adequate information”, which it needs to “analyse whether women are paid less than men at the company”.

Riot, nevertheless, insists it has been “in active conversations with the DFEH because its query started” and continues to be “cooperating in good faith with the DFEH to address its concerns. During this time, we’ve promptly responded to the DFEH’s requests, and have produced over 2,500 pages of documents and several thousand lines of pay data so far.”

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Riot goes on to state it’s asked a telephone using the DFEH to deal with its own concerns, that have gone unanswered, so “we’re frankly disappointed to see the DFEH issue a press release alleging that we’ve been non-cooperative. We’re confident that we’ve made substantial progress on diversity, inclusion, and company culture, and look forward to continuing demonstrating this to the DFEH”.

Besides a report this past year, too by Kotaku, where multiple resources spoke about what they believed to be a civilization of ingrained sexism in the studio, there were suits and maybe even a worker walkout over alleged sex discrimination and forced mediation clauses in workers’ contracts.

Last month, Riot stated in a blog article it would produce a D&I (Diversity and Inclusion) Rioters Council, whose goal is to “move us ahead in D&I and civilization”, confessing their workers ‘”viewpoints on mediation, issues they have experienced at Riot, and changes that they expect to see”.

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The latest Xbox Game Pass title revealed!

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The official Twitter account of Sony Xbox Game Pass has been teasing the users by dropping some exciting hints. With the kind of fanbase Xbox has, it got to the users and spread very quickly. All gaming enthusiasts would relate to how difficult it is to be teased like this.

Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service for video games. It gives you access to a bundle of games and related services with one single subscription. This makes it easier for gaming enthusiasts to get access to a whole lot of games together. The company also ensures that they release some exciting games at regular intervals to keep gamers entertained.

To generate more excitement and create a buzz, Xbox Game Pass posted something unusual. The tweet had the following text: “a fun little guessing game for no reason in particular: 3 words. 4 letters each.” and it had an image about the same. When everyone started talking about this, the company started to slyly drop some hints. And then that was it, that created a whole storm of guessing, anticipation, and theories.

You might have come here looking for the answer to this very puzzle. But you need not worry, you can turn off your guessing mode because you won’t be teased here. The answer to this puzzle has come directly from Microsoft. Excited to know what it is? The company announced that the highly talked about a game whose name was unknown yet is LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Microsoft also clarified that the game is coming to Xbox in the first week of December itself.

Let’s talk a bit about this buzz-creating game. Want to live some iconic moment? Want to experience the action from all nine Skywalker Saga films? Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will do exactly that for you. The movies have been presented in a new and fresh Lego style, of course with humor. In this version, you have 300 characters to play around with, literally. And then there’s a whole range of ships and other vehicles. And the one thing that you’re most eager for, the lightsaber, is also there for you.

Are you excited to play this Award-winning game? Look out for more updates that are likely to come in the next few days before the actual release.

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The original version of Warzone returns, after the Warzone 2 launch

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Are you a fan of Warzone? Well, there is some mixed news for you. The original Warzone has been relaunched by Activision as promised. It had been rolled back before the mega launch of Warzone 2 in order to migrate players to the newer version.

However, due to the massive fanbase, the company could not hold the original version back for long. It is now available for those of you who wish to play the original Call of Duty game again, though you should temper your expectations. You can expect a relatively stripped-down version only from this relaunch. The relaunched Warzone version is significantly different from the OG Warzone. Multiple features have been tampered with and the ones that have been eliminated are gone forever, including the maps.

If you’re wondering about the name, it has now been named Call of Duty: Warzone Caldera. Some finds might be shocked to know that the Fortune’s Keep and Rebirth Island maps are both missing on this version. They might never again see the light of day. Henceforth, Calendar will be the only map available for players to play. Even the modes of playing have changed, now you get the solo and quad, but no rotation of limited-time modes.

If you thought you will enhance your experience by buying some o the features, some more sad news is in store for you. The game has no in-app store which rules out the possibility of buying anything. As a saving grace, a new provision has been made whereby the COD Points are transferable through both versions of the game.

The reason behind shutting down Warzone in the first place was to make players shift to Warzone 2. However, with this launch, it will be interesting to see if loyal players go back to OG games and remain on the latest version. The company is trying very hard to keep people on the new version by having cut down a host of features from the original. And it seems to have achieved some success from it as well since 25 million players took to Warzone 2 within the first five days of its launch.

Only gaming enthusiasts can now decide about the future of Warzone: Calendar and Warzone 2. You get no points for guessing which one will the company keep trying to push.

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Fortnite Chapter 3 Finale spoilers emerge before official release

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Gaming fans know the pain of spoilers and leaks ahead of official releases. Sometimes it robs away the whole experience of novelty from the game. And something similar has now happened with Fortnite’s Chapter 3 finale.

The official release is about to take place within a few days, and such a time is always ripe for leaks and spoilers. A lot of leaks suddenly started floating around the internet overnight. A seasoned leaker of Fortnite @RealShiina commented on this by accusing someone from inside the Epic Games for these spoilers. The reason behind this suspicion is the legitimacy of all the information coming out. Seasoned players have witnessed such experiences in the past as well. Scary, right?

So if you are someone who does not enjoy spoilers, you might want to tread carefully on the internet, and social media these days. With the official release coming closer with each hour, so many more theories and leaks are popping up at an exponential rate. And most of these are coming out from Discord but spreading like wildfire across all social media and the internet.

One of the biggest news from these leaks has been regarding the map. It was believed that the new chapter will feature a new map, though the leaks indicate that the existing map will again be featured in this new chapter to a great extent.

This leak came in the form of audio which is being shared widely on Twitter. In fact, a Twitter user has gathered the leaks from across the internet and compiled them all in one single thread. Imagine all the speculations about maps, features, and the entire chapter in one place! Beware of that thread Fortnite lovers!

To add to the woes of the fans, even the concept art has been believed to be leaked. Also, the name of the name chapter was leaked, and the speculators claim it will be called ‘Reforged’. However, a lot of information coming from leaks has been recognized as completely fake.

Fortnite is a wildly popular game that debuted in 2017 and instantly became a hit. It is available on all major gaming platforms and devices like Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Are you eager for the official release? Well, you still have time to pray and hope that the new chapter is not really like what the leaks and spoilers are suggesting.

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