Activision shuts down popular 'Call of Duty' fan project

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NME— X Labs received a cease and desist letter on behalf of Activision Publishing and were forced to shut down operations

VentureBeat—Immortals of Aveum is like Call of Duty in a fantasy game. Immortals of Aveum is the new single-player "magic first-person shooter" game coming from developer Ascendant Studios and EA on July 20.

Evening Standard—Popular movie and TV torrent site Rarbg shuts down - here's why. The torrent website said it had lost staff members to Covid and the war in Ukraine.

Mashable—Popular anti-troll tool Block Party shuts down. Last week, Twitter launched a new API subscription tier that was supposedly meant for "startups."Instead of drawing startups in, though, it's already claiming victims. Block Party, a popular anti-harassment tool, has now gone on "indefinite hiatus." Tweet may have been deleted (opens in a new tab) "We fought hard to stay here, but recent changes have made it impossible for now," the company said in a tweet. Block Party was a tool that helped Twitter users protect...