Fortnite's Peely sits on a throne wearing a crown and raising a goblet as other anthropomorphic bananas carry him forward.

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Epic Games, creator of the massively popular and lucrative battle royale Fortnite, decided to end a popular policy of allowing staff every other Friday off earlier this week. According to a new report by Bloomberg, which a source corroborated for Kotaku, the move angered staff who were caught off guard by the sudden reversal.

Alternating Fridays off allowed staff time to recuperate, and in some instances, made up

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LONDON — Sony has removed the video game Cyberpunk 2077 from its PlayStation Store, in a move that has shocked industry analysts and added to the woes of its developer.

The Japanese firm’s gaming unit, Sony Interactive Entertainment, said in a brief notice on its site that it “strives to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction” and would offer players full refunds for digital copies of the game.

Shares of Cyberpunk’s Polish developer, CD

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