Polish government creates Minecraft server for kids stuck at home during quarantine
The Polish government has shut down all schools until April 10th to stop the spread of the coronavirus. In order to continue to teach these children, they have launched an initiative that has created a number of educational activities children can take part in, online. This initiative has also created a Minecraft server where these kids can compete with each other.
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Outer Wilds wins Best Game award at 2020 BAFTA Game Awards
Both Outer Wilds and Disco Elysium dominated this year's BAFTA Game Awards, winning three awards each. The Best Game award went to Outer Wilds and the Best Debut went to Disco Elysium. Control and Death Stranding only won one award each despite having the most nominations. The ceremony took place online.
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Nintendo Switch sells out worldwide, prices skyrocket
It has now become almost impossible for customers to buy a Nintendo Switch at its original retail price as the console has been sold out across the globe. The supply of the Switch is unable to meet the new demand due to the coronavirus crisis and Nintendo has not announced a restock date as of yet.
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Who wants to be a game designer?
Unity, one of the most popular game engines in the world, has just released hundreds of hours worth of tutorials to help people learn to design their own games. They have also made access to the premium version of their software free for the next three months. The offer expires on June 20th.
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Ubisoft says coronavirus will slow down Rainbow Six Siege development
French video game studio Ubisoft has announced that the coronavirus has disrupted the company's regular operations. They have said that development on most of their projects, such as the incredibly popular Rainbow Six Siege, will have to either pause or at least slow down for the foreseeable future. The company has enacted a work from home policy for its employees.
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