Starting Over from Zenless Zone Zero – This Week in Games
, 2022-05-20 13:00:00,
Hello again for another fine Week in Games! It’s been a little while since I’ve done shameless self-promotion. So, before we begin, I’d like to point you over to my review of Eiyuden Chronicle Rising over on Gamespot, as well as mention that I wrote a big feature on one of my favorite retro games, Taito‘s amazing Bubble Symphony, for the UK magazine Retro Gamer (which your local Barnes and Noble might carry in the States). Please go check them out!
Anyway… you know what I love? Those times when everybody on social media comes together to do something fun. Like, remember Bowsette? That whole period when everybody was doing Bowsette art was delightful. Everyone was rallying around a concept and enjoying it. That was great! Oh, and Jack-O posing, that was fun too!
Why do I bring these things up? Because something similar happened last week. But rather than celebrating a fan-created character or a goofy animation, gamers of all stripes were drawn together to a different cause: mocking the latest stupid thing Activision-Blizzard did. And boy, was this one a doozy!
IT IS ALWAYS JUSTIFIED TO DUNK ON ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
Oh dear, where do you even start with this one. Okay, so, out of nowhere, Activision Blizzard made a blog post touting its latest technology, developed by their mobile game team King (the Candy Crush guys). Folks, I present to you: The Diversity Space Tool!
The internet took one collective look at the blog post and the accompanying pictures and stared at it in slack-jawed disbelief. Certainly, Activision Blizzard—who have been no stranger to controversy over the past year—are keen to start rehabilitating their image. And what better way to prove that they were committed to becoming better than to show everybody their proprietary diversity-creating…
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