Capcom closes Vancouver studio behind ‘Dead Rising’

Video game publisher Capcom is shutting down its Vancouver studio and around 158 employees will be let go. The company told Variety that operations were suspended Tuesday and a skeleton crew would remain on board until January in order to finalize the closure. “Capcom has been focused on increasing the efficiency and growth of its […]

AAA Study: Depreciation Costs Rising Among Smaller Vehicles; Your Beautiful Truck Has It Made

Not to hammer too obvious a point here, but the decreasing popularity of a certain car model, combined with increasing incentivization, can seriously influence that model’s depreciation. Ask Cadillac about that. While a boon for savvy used car buyers a few years down the road, it doesn’t help anyone’s lease payment and can leave you […]

Japanese Folklore-Inspired ‘Rising Dusk’ Pushes Players To Ignore Coin-Collecting Instincts

Grabbing coins and hopping over cliffs is just what you do in platformers, for some reason. Rising Dusk wants you to ignore that instinct, though, as for every coin you collect, things will get a little bit more challenging throughout the game’s Japanese folklore-inspired stages. Rising Dusk takes you to a land of grinning, troublesome […]

What a rising current-account surplus means for the euro area

GREECE’S third bail-out programme came to an end on August 20th. A look at the causes of the country’s near-decade of crisis illustrates how external imbalances can reflect underlying troubles. Gaps in public finances, as well as investments in property, were financed by borrowing from Germany and other northern European countries. Wages and costs were […]

BBC weather forecast: Tropical blast to set temperatures rising before rain dampens the UK

Wednesday is set to hot and sunny for much of the UK with heat levels reaching sweltering highs in the lead up to the Bank Holiday weekend. The best of the sunshine is expected to be across southern and central areas, where temperatures could easily reach a scorching 28 degrees Celsius today. But there is […]

The SEC has charged a former rising star VC, accusing him of ‘misappropriating millions of dollars’ and barred him for 5 years

Courtesy of Michael Rothenberg The SEC announced charges and a settlement with Michael Rothenberg, the founder of Rothenberg Ventures. The SEC charged Rothenberg with overcharging investors to fund personal projects. Rothenberg did not admit or deny the allegations in the settlement. Rothenberg will be barred from the brokerage and investment advisory business for five years. […]

TVLine Items: Star Adds Rising Star, Heroes Creator's New Series and More

There’s a new power player making music on Star: The Fox drama has added telenovela vet William Levy as a series regular for Season 3, our sister site Deadline reports. The actor will play Mateo Ferrera, the first-generation son of immigrant parents who makes and breaks his own rules as a rich, driven media mogul. The character […]

Superhero Bits: ‘Aquaman’ Poster Becomes a Meme, Life-Size LEGO Thanos, ‘Marvel Rising’ Trailer & More

How many bricks does it take to build a life-size LEGO version of Thanos? Who will play Elasti-Woman in the Titans and Doom Patrol shows on the DC Universe streaming service? Wanna see the first trailer for the animated Marvel Rising: Initiation? How are fans playing with the new Aquaman teaser poster online, and why […]