Switch Sports goes back online, Amouranth tries to make an appearance, and Bayonetta 3 voice actor Jennifer Hale weighs in on the wage controversy.
Since you’ve probably been at work all day, I’m guessing you’re a little behind on all the latest gaming news, but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. After all, that’s what friends are for. Today we heard that Switch Sports will be back online, Amouranth tried to appear in public for the first time since revealing she has a husband, and Bayonetta 3 voice actor Jennifer Hale responded to the ongoing wage controversy. As always, these are just our top stories, so read on for the rest.
Adriana Chechik leaves hospital and shares video of her walking for the first time since TwitchCon injury
Streamer Adriana Chechik seriously injured herself during the recently held TwitchCon by falling backwards into a poorly designed foam pit. The latest development is that she has since left the hospital and can walk independently, albeit with some assistance. “Today was so hard, I ran. I passed out after brushing my teeth and had to be carried, but the baby got her dancing shoes,” Chechik said on Twitter. Followers have shown all kinds of support, definitely a big boost to her morale.
More Rooster Teeth Employees Come Out Claiming They Were Unpaid and Overworked
Several more former Rooster Teeth employees have come forward with allegations of mismanagement, tightness and wage differentials. These align with Kdin Jensen who recently complained about workplace abuse. “Over my entire time at Rooster Teeth, they’ve forced thousands of hours of free labor,” Ian Kedward said on Twitter, for example. “I think someone did the math for Gen:Lock and determined that more than half of the show was free.”
Bayonetta 3 Voice Actor Jennifer Hale Responds to Voice Acting Controversy
Voice actor Hellena Taylor recently made headlines after calling for a boycott of the upcoming Bayonetta 3, claiming she was only paid $4,000 in exchange for her services in the game. Current voice actor who plays Bayonetta, Jennifer Hale, has now come forward with a statement on the matter, saying that “as a longtime member of the voice acting community, I support every actor’s right to be well paid and have consistently supported this.” pleaded for years.” Hale went on to say that “I am under a nondisclosure agreement and am not at liberty to speak about this situation. My reputation speaks for itself.”
Switch Sports will be back online tomorrow, players will be compensated
Players have been without Switch Sports for several days, but the servers will be back online soon. “A bug has been found in the Nintendo Switch Sports Ver1.2.1 update that causes the software to close during the game loading screen,” Nintendo previously announced on Twitter. “Unfortunately, this will affect both the online and offline game modes, so we have temporarily suspended the rollout of this update.” The company added that “while we investigate to find a solution, the Nintendo Switch Sports servers will be temporarily taken offline and online play will not be available during this time. Backup of saved data is also temporary suspended. Our sincere apologies for the inconvenience.” Players will apparently receive some form of compensation.
Amouranth starts first stream since abusive marriage reveal, someone calls the police
The streamer Amouranth revealed yesterday that she has a husband, something that has infuriated a certain section of her fan base. The content creator tried to show up this afternoon, but someone appears to have called the police, preventing Amoranth from turning on the cameras. The reason for the police presence remains unclear. “People on the team were able to talk to her and she says she’s fine,” said her Content Lead who visits TheRealMarzbar on Twitter. “The police have been by several times since yesterday for five hours. She says she’s fine, so there’s not much they can do. She talked to her husband all day to sort things out.”
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