Unity is currently conducting a closed beta for Safe Voice, a new toxicity detection program. Developed for use in multiplayer gaming settings, Safe Voice monitors voice characteristics, such as tone and pitch, to provide automated feedback for moderators to “identify potential toxic events.”
EA Sports FC 24 will make its debut with an early release set for September 22nd. Along with significant updates to player animation, FC24 will include two new women’s leagues featuring players from Germany and Spain.
A judge rules that a Destiny 2 player must pay almost half a million in damages to Bungie for harassing both the manager and his family. The ruling sets precedent for companies with employees who have suffered harassment and could be used to “improve the level of protection for workers in the game industry.”
Video game adaptations break new records as HBO’s The Last of Us acquires 25 nominations in the upcoming 75th annual Emmy Awards, second only to HBO’s Succession for the highest nomination count. Fans will have to tune in on September 18th to see how many of these nominations translate into wins for the series, but its popularity has already secured a second season from HBO.