Tag: covid-19


EVE Online Launches Foundation Update Today On 18th Anniversary 1

EVE Online Is Saving Real-World Scientists Hundreds of Years In COVID-19 Research

 |  David Carcasole
EVE Online is saving scientists hundreds of years worth of research on COVID-19 through something called Project Discovery.
Mulan is Coming to Disney+ on September 2020 1

Mulan is Coming to Disney+ on September 2020

 |  Clement Goh
Disney’s live-action version of Mulan is headed to Disney+ on September 4, 2020 after its theatrical release was pulled back from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to Disney in an earnings call, the anticipated remake is also coming with an in-app fee to Plus subscribers for $29.99 USD. It’s still unclear what the offical CAD […]
Gamescom 2020 Reveals Online Schedule for August 27 to 30 1

Gamescom 2020 Reveals Online Schedule for August 27 to 30

 |  Clement Goh
Gamescom organizers have confirmed their 2020 event will be going ahead as an all-digital showing, with a full plan and August 27 date set ahead of time.
Report: 93rd Academy Awards Postponed Due to COVID-19 2

Report: 93rd Academy Awards Postponed Due to COVID-19

 |  Clement Goh
The 93rd Academy Awards are reportedly being delayed, according to sources who told Variety “Hollywood’s biggest night” might find a different date. According to the report, the next Oscars is due for February 2021, but could be pushed down the year due to COVID-19 causing production delays. On anonymity, the sources stated “it’s likely they’ll […]
Sony Maintains Course for PlayStation 5 Launch Amid COVID-19 1

Sony Maintains Course for PlayStation 5 Launch Amid COVID-19

 |  Clement Goh
Sony is remaining confident over their release date for the PlayStation 5 as their latest financial earnings meeting keeps its launch within 2020. Its document outlined plans for production of PS5 consoles during COVID-19 while accounting for over 110 million PS4 systems sold up to the end of the fiscal year on March 31, 2020. […]
Ubisoft Forward Gives Studio Its Own E3-Style Event in July 2

Ubisoft Forward Gives Studio Its Own E3-Style Event in July

 |  Clement Goh
Ubisoft will be hosting their own E3-type event in place of the cancelled conference on July 12, 2020. Simply called Ubisoft Forward, the studio will be making new reveals for games while adding more details for existing ones such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. The lineup also gives audiences a number of surprises in original games […]
GDC Summer Set to Replace In-Person Event on August 4 to 6 2

GDC Summer Set to Replace In-Person Event on August 4 to 6

 |  Clement Goh
Organizers from the Game Developers Conference (GDC) announced a new GDC Summer event after postponing its traditional event from COVID-19 concerns. The all-digital event features a lineup of presentations from developers remotely while its conferences will continue to connect with guests in interactive experiences. In a statement, organizers said they look forward to having in-person […]
Nintendo Switch is only "midpoint" through before next console. 1

Nintendo Switch Retail Bot Creator Didn’t Know Scalpers Would Abuse the Tool

 |  Clement Goh
Prices for the Nintendo Switch are being throttled by online resellers due to a worldwide shortage. While the COVID-19 pandemic plays a part in increased interest for the system, scalpers are finding ways to bulk-buy Switches through the means of Bird Box, an automatic retail tool that essentially wipes products off online stores at the […]
Toronto International Film Festival Looking at Other Presentation Options Amid COVID-19 2

Toronto International Film Festival Looking at Other Presentation Options Amid COVID-19

 |  Clement Goh
Toronto International Film Festival organizers are staying committed to having some form of the event as the COVID-19 pandemic adds uncertainty in public gatherings. According to Variety, the event didn’t follow others in cancelling an original date in September and its team is looking at virtual options for audiences. Its annual event could also bring […]
Google Stadia Reaches 1 Million Users 1

Google Stadia Reaches 1 Million Users

 |  Clement Goh
The Google Stadia is getting a boost in users after launching its free two-month promotion early April. According to GamesIndustry, data showed the platform crossed one million users around the world while over 225,000 iOS and Android users downloaded Stadia in a single week. Compared to its original November 2019 launch, downloads in 2020 went […]


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