Disney World has reportedly put its COVID-19 vaccination mandate on hold, according to a media report. Local TV station Fox 35 was first to report the news, sourcing it with a cast member at the resort complex.
This week, as many new allegations were leveled against Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick, and the company as a whole, a surprising figure emerged as a vocal critic of the situation. Sony’s PlayStation head, Jim Ryan.
According to the current modus operandi, streaming platforms gather reams of data about their users — whether certain titles drive subscriptions, how long people watch a show or movie, how many people finish once they start and cost per user (the ratio of a show’s cost to the size of its audience, among other things).
All of those figures are kept in-house, and in most cases streamers don’t even share basic viewing data publicly. There’s no industrywide currency for viewership data on SVOD platforms in the way that Nielsen ratings have served the traditional TV business for decades or box office figures have measured the performance of features.
Indie developer Ternox has announced STONKS-9800: Stock Market Simulator launches in Q1 2022 for PC, with the consoles release coming later in 2022.
The test-based adventure Japanese stock market businessman simulator is set in the 1980s and 1990s, putting you into the shoes of a businessman managing large portfolios and making big decisions. The game also features period visuals, display effects, and minimalist music reminiscent of Showa-era Japan.
“Eager to cash in on the non-fungible token (‘NFT’) boom, as widely reported in the media, Quentin Tarantino recently announced plans to auction off seven ‘exclusive scenes’ from the 1994 motion picture Pulp Fiction in the form of NFTs,” proclaims Miramax in a breach-of-contract and infringement lawsuit filed today in federal court in California
Valve has announced the Steam Deck is delayed to February 2022, forgoing its originally planned December 2021 soft launch for pre-order customers.