UK Regulator Set to Probe Microsoft’s Activision Buyout Deal

Britain’s antitrust watchdog said on Wednesday it had started an investigation into Microsoft $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 5,431,35 crore) deal to buy Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard.The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it had until September 1 to make its phase 1 decision on whether the deal between the US technology company and video-game maker Activision would reduce competition in the UK.The phase 1 investigation by the CMA will either lead to the deal being cleared or will move to a more in-depth phase 2 probe.

10 Games to Play if You Love Westworld or Questioning Your Humanity

Across its now four seasons, HBO’s Westworld has consistently discussed themes of artificial intelligence, what it means to be alive, and the nature of humanity through a critical, philosophical lens. Concepts like these have been explored by numerous works of science fiction, and video games are certainly no exception. If you’re looking for games to play that feel like Westworld, read on. SOMA Games To Play if You Love Westworld Image Credit: Frictional Games From the word go, Frictional Game’s SOMA sees the player working their way through a derelict, subaquatic research station packed to the brim with artificial intelligence that refuse to acknowledge the fact that they aren’t human.

Sonic Frontiers Shows Off its Traditional Linear ‘Cyberspace’ Stages and Switch Gameplay

While the main selling point of the upcoming Sonic Frontiers is the game’s new open-world (or rather, ‘open zone’) action, it’s been confirmed previously that the game would also have more traditional linear stages as well. Well, today during the most recent Nintendo Direct, Sega provided a first peek at Sonic Frontiers’ linear ‘Cyberspace’ zones and they do indeed look familiar. They’re not strictly 2D, but they look like the 2D/3D hybrid stages from something like Sonic Colors or Sonic Generations.

BIBI says she’ll release her first full-length album this year

BIBI. Credits: 88rising / Feel Ghood Music

BIBI has revealed plans to drop her first-ever full-length album sometime this year. The South Korean singer-songwriter spoke about her plans to release her first studio album in a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, which take place following her recent debut performance at Coachella as part of 88rising, alongside other Asian musicians such as Jackson Wang, CL, 2NE1 and more.
‘I’m making my full-length album, my first full-length album,’ BIBI said when asked about what else fans can expect from her this year.

Sunderland vs Rotherham United preview: How to watch, team news, kick-off time, predicted line-ups and ones to watch

A massive game at the top end of the table of EFL League One takes place as Sunderland host Rotherham United at the Stadium of Light.
The Black Cats are ten games unbeaten under the guidance of manager Alex Neil, who took over in February and victory could see the Wearsiders clinch at least a play-off place.
Rotherham could go joint top of the table with a win of their own and a defeat for Wigan as the Millers seek an immediate return to the Championship.
Team news
Sunderland
Lyndon Gooch and Danny Batth will retain their places in the starting lineup following impressive performances in the victory over Cambridge.