Mackenzie Clifton, the Nintendo worker who filed a labor complaint earlier this year against the gaming giant, is stepping forward by name for the first time in an interview with Axios.Why it matters: The veteran game tester alleges Nintendo and contracting firm Aston Carter had them fired in February because they asked Nintendo management a

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has renewed German spy thriller Kleo for a second season. The show is set in 1987 and follows East German spy Kleo Straub, played by Jella Haase, who kills a businessman in West Berlin while on a mission with a secret Stasi commando. Not long after, she’s arrested by the Stasi on spurious claims

After two years of holding in-person but stripped down editions of the festival, South Korea’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF, October 5-14) is back in full force this year with a packed line-up of screenings, red carpets, parties, awards and industry events. The masks will stay on, at least in indoor spaces, but with Korea’s

Sounds from The Lands Between Bandai Namco is the latest developer/publisher to announce the formation of its own in-house music label. Emanating out of its European offices, the amusingly titled “Bandai Namco Game Music Label” will publish soundtracks of the studio’s games in a physical and digital capacity. “Since the first video games and all

The Aniplex Online Fest 2022 event announced a television anime adaptation for Sony Music Entertainment Japan’s UniteUp! project on Saturday, revealing the main cast and a teaser promotional video. Produced by CloverWorks, the anime series will broadcast in January 2023. Cast PROTOSTAR Akira Kiyose: Kikunosuke Toya (Chainsaw Man) Banri Naoe: Ryoutarou Yamaguchi (Futsal Boys!!!!!) Chihiro

The late and beloved musicians collaborated back in 1998 on “The Hustler” Coolio, who died on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at the age of 59, was part of the generation that shepherded hip-hop into the American mainstream, topping the charts and soundtracking hot films like Dangerous Minds and Clueless. He seemed hard yet approachable; gritty but

Grammy-winning musician’s hits included “1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin’ New)” and “Fantastic Voyage” Coolio, whose Nineties music was a staple on radio, a favorite on MTV, and included the hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” died Wednesday at the age of 59. Coolio’s manager, Jarez Posey, confirmed the rapper’s death to Rolling Stone. A cause of death was not immediately

Leading practitioners of the Asian theatrical business participated in a lively discussion on the future of the sector post-pandemic and the signs are encouraging. Speaking at the APOS conference in Singapore on Thursday, moderated by Variety Asia editor Patrick Frater, Stephen Laslocky, VP at leading research firm Media Partners Asia, provided a handy overview of the

Perhaps the most resilient family business are those that understand the existential need for sustained investment in organizational agility, even at the expense of efficiency and profitability. Their unique approach to managing risk provides an innovative playbook for leaders everywhere, as we enter an uncertain future. Many of these families have operated for decades and

Amazon Amazon has a huge foot on the Wi-Fi router space thanks to its Eero lineup. And today, Amazon introduced a handful of new entries to the Eero lineup that are perfect for both homes, businesses, and anyone who just needs high-performance Wi-Fi. Amazon launched the Eero PoE 6 and the Eero PoE Gateway today

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