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Apple is trying to drag Valve into its on-going legal battle with Epic

Against its will, Valve is being dragged into the Epic vs. Apple antitrust lawsuit, with new documents revealing Apple has asked Valve to hand over financial data.Various court documents have revealed that Valve has been subpoenaed by Apple for Steam commercial data, with Tim Cook’s tech giant requesting years of in-depth sales information from the Steam platform owner.“Apple and Valve have engaged in several meet and confers, but Valve has refused to produce information responsive to Requests 2 and 32,” says the joint discovery letter.Apple notes that “Epic’s various mobile and non-mobile distribution options are central to disputed issues of market…

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Six Days In Fallujah developer isn’t going for ‘political commentary’

Six Days in Fallujah, a game based on real events that takes place during the Second Battle for Fallujah in 2004, is ‘not trying to make a political commentary,’ according to its publisher.After being canceled by its original publisher in 2009, the tactical military shooter Six Days in Fallujah is now back in development thanks to Highwire Games, a studio comprised of ex-Halo and Destiny developers.You’d think a game about a real-life warzone would be political by its very nature, but apparently, the development studio and publisher behind the project are trying to approach it from an apolitical angle.In an…

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Twitch’s Pogchamp Removal Was Never Enough, And Now It’s Turning Into A Disaster

It’s not every day you hear about an enormous platform like Twitch swatting the face of one of its most popular emotes clean off and rendering the president’s account indefinitely inert, as it did in the aftermath of last week’s Capitol Building insurrection. But Twitch does do similar things from time to time, on a smaller scale. You just don’t hear about it. That’s a problem.

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AOC could be streaming on Twitch again soon

By Alex Calvin, Thursday, 5 November 2020 17:58 GMT United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has said that she will be appearing on streaming service Twitch again in the near future.Replying to a query on the subject on Twitter, the Bronx and Queens Rep said that she planned to appear on Twitch once more, but maybe after she’s had some rest.The politician – popularly known as AOC – is coming off the back of winning a second term as the representative in her New York district this week as part of the elections in America. At the time of writing, the…

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Streams On Twitch With Hasan Piker And Pokimane, Draws Over 430,000 Viewers

It began on Monday with a simple question: “Anyone want to play Among Us with me on Twitch to get out the vote?” Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked on Twitter, and nearly every even vaguely left-leaning streamer on Twitch answered. Mere hours later, AOC had a verified Twitch channel with hundreds of thousands of followers. Tuesday night, she streamed with some of Twitch’s biggest stars, resulting in a raucous audience that topped out at around 439,000 concurrent viewers on her channel alone.

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be streaming Among Us live on Twitch tonight at 9pm, alongside HasanAbi and Pokimane, on her new channel.