Xbox controllers still use AA batteries because of a long-standing agreement with Duracell

According to remarks made in a recent interview with a Duracell executive, Xbox controllers always come with replaceable batteries due to a long-term deal between Microsoft and the “Copper-Top” company. Duracell UK’s Marketing Manager Luke Anderson told Stealth Optional that “there’s always been this partnership with Duracell and Xbox.” Essentially, Duracell has agreed to provide […]

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Amazon’s new $2 billion housing fund will ‘create or preserve’ 20,000 affordable homes

Amazon says the money, and the housing it will help fund will benefit “moderate-to-low-income” families and individuals in three key locations: Washington’s Puget Sound region, as well as Arlington, Virginia, and Nashville, Tennessee. Amazon considers all of these communities “home,” and thus feels a sense of responsibility toward them. “This new $2 billion Housing Equity […]

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Wacky post-apocalyptic kung-fu RPG Biomutant is finally set to launch this year

This information came to light courtesy of a GamesIndustry.biz interview with THQ Nordic CEO Klemens Kreuzer. According to the outlet, Biomutant is “a release of great importance” to the publisher, and it’s set to launch sometime this quarter. That’s encouraging news, especially given the absolute radio silence we’ve seen from the game’s developers, Experiment 101. […]

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