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Metallica had cancelled a post-apocalyptic video game, and here's gameplay footage

Metallica had cancelled a post-apocalyptic video game, and here's gameplay footage

Eric Frederiksen

The legendary metal band Metallica almost had a video game. No, not Guitar Hero: Metallica. Damage Inc. was set to be a post-apocalyptic car combat game that took place in open-world levels, letting you drive around in Mad Max style vehicles in a dusty, desolate world complete with day and night cycles. While you couldn't move around on foot, you could hop out of one car and switch to...

Ubisoft's shareholder meeting could mark turning point in its battle for independence

Ubisoft's shareholder meeting could mark turning point in its battle for independence

Eric Frederiksen

Normally, talking about which board members a company might vote for in a meeting is coma-inducing, but today it’s a big deal. Ubisoft has a shareholder meeting today, and it could mark a turning point for the company. For months now, French media conglomerate Vivendi has been slowly buying up shares of otherwise independent game publisher. Earlier this year, Vivendi pushed and...