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Riot issued 40,000+ Valorant player bans and 400,000 chat restrictions in January as part of clampdown on toxic behaviour, plans for ‘real-time text moderation and harsher punishments’

Riot Games hit toxic Valorant players with 40,000 bans and 400,000 chat restrictions (or mutes) in January 2022. The publisher also outlined plans for ‘harsher punishments’ and talked about its hopes to roll out real-time text moderation in the game, beyond automatic text detection, in response to toxic player behaviour. Mutes are automatically made when a player types something in chat that Riot detects as abusive, or when enough reports have accumulated over time, from different players in different games, giving Riot data to better understand when a player is abusing comms in text or voice. Continue reading Riot issued…

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Resident Evil’s Nemesis is coming to Dead By Daylight

Like a giant Katamari made of scabs and jump scares, Dead By Daylight has collected another classic horror fiend to stalk its servers. The upcoming Resident Evil chapter will, unsurprisingly, bring the Umbrella Corp’s Nemesis to the multiplayer horror game. The new beast won’t be turning up on his own, though. Leon S. Kennedy and Jill Valentine will be added as survivors for the meat-weapon-gone-rogue to chase. The ghastly collab was announced to celebrate Dead by Daylight’s fifth anniversary. The asymmetric multiplayer game, where teams of survivors try and outlast a singular enemy during a round, is packed with classic…

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Dead By Daylight is getting a huge makeover, starting next week

The 1v4 multiplayer horrorshow Dead By Daylight is getting a new look, developers Behaviour have revealed, with a big graphical overhaul coming across a series of free updates. They’re redrawing textures, rebuilding buildings, relighting lighting, tweaking animations, and generally making maps look more than actual places than the current loose scatterings and assemblies of garbage. It’s looking pretty nice, as you can see in this before/after trailer. (more…)