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Scavengers suspends co-founder following workplace abuse allegations

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 28 January 2021 16:12 GMT After a report exposed a slew of sexual harassment and abuse allegations against the studio, Scavengers has announced it has indefinitely suspended co-founder and creative director Simon Darveau.A report published by earlier this week outlined a series of grievous misdemeanors enacted by senior staff at the studio, leading to a “toxic work environment”.Creative director Simon Darveau and his romantic partner (at the time of the studio’s founding) CEO Amelie Lamarche were reportedly mostly to blame for the toxicity in the Montreal-based studio, known for its work on both Darwin Project and…

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PvPvE shooter Scavengers gets a new gameplay trailer and technical test

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 3 September 2020 16:58 GMT Scavengers, the upcoming PvPvE shooter from Midwinter Entertainment, will host a technical playtest this month.Midwinter Entertainment has released a new gameplay trailer for free-to-play strategic shooter Scavengers. You can now also register for the upcoming technical playtest weekend.If you participate in the playtest weekend, you will get a first look at new character designs, as well as newly revealed gameplay features that include large-scale PvEvP battles.These battles feature hundreds of advanced AI enemies and creatures across an expanded 9km2 map.The playtest will take place on the weekend of September 18-20 and…