1UPdate: Looking back on the biggest gaming stories of 2022

As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the most memorable moments in the gaming world, from acquisitions to lawsuits to fundraisers.

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A few of the participants at Summer Games Done Quick 2022.

2022 was a big year for gaming. That’s why this July, WDET introduced the 1UPdate as a weekly segment on CultureShift, to cover everything you need to know about this multi-trillion-dollar industry.

As the year draws to a close, we took a look back on the gaming world’s most memorable moments, from Riot Games’ gender discrimination lawsuit, to Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard, to Games Done Quick raising over $6.7 million for charitable causes.

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