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Blizzard hosted its massive annual fan convention where it showed off new games and hosted esports competitions — here are the highlights from this year’s BlizzCon

Blizzard Entertainment held its annual fan conference,BlizzCon, from November 1 to November 3, welcoming thousands of gamers to the Anaheim Convention Centre. BlizzCon is a thorough celebration of the company’s iconic video game franchises, offering trailers and game announcements and giving attendees a chance to demo upcoming releases. After three […]
Blizzard hosted its massive annual fan convention where it showed off new games and hosted esports competitions — here are the highlights from this year’s BlizzCon
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Blizzard apologised for its handling of the ‘Hearthstone’ Hong Kong controversy — but won’t lift its ban on the pro gamer who spoke out in support of the protests

BlizzardEntertainment’s president, J. Allen Brack, said over the weekend that he would “accept accountability” for a controversy involving a professional gamer who supported the protests in Hong Kong. Last month, Blizzard’s parent company, Activision Blizzard, received a letter from a bipartisan group of US lawmakers accusing Blizzard of censoring the […]
Blizzard apologised for its handling of the ‘Hearthstone’ Hong Kong controversy — but won’t lift its ban on the pro gamer who spoke out in support of the protests
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Here’s a timeline of Activision Blizzard’s terrible week, as it faces fan protests after an esports athlete was punished for voicing support for Hong Kong

A vocal group of fans are boycotting Activision Blizzard after the company punished an esports competitor who spoke out in support of the protests in “Hong Kong.’ Chung Ng Wai, the esports competitor better known as Blitzchung, shouted “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age” in Chinese amid a post-match […]
Here’s a timeline of Activision Blizzard’s terrible week, as it faces fan protests after an esports athlete was punished for voicing support for Hong Kong
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Blizzard is under scrutiny from lawmakers, gamers, and maybe even its own employees after punishing a ‘Hearthstone’ competitor who voiced his support for protesters in Hong Kong

Blizzard Entertainment, the company behind video games like “World of Warcraft” and “Overwatch,” is under scrutiny for its decision to punish an esports player who voiced support for protesters in Hong Kong. Chung Ng Wai, the esports competitor better known as Blitzchung, shouted “Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age” […]
Blizzard is under scrutiny from lawmakers, gamers, and maybe even its own employees after punishing a ‘Hearthstone’ competitor who voiced his support for protesters in Hong Kong
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Activision-Blizzard, the major video game company behind ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Overwatch,’ is laying off about 800 employees

Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of huge video-game franchises such as “Overwatch,” “World of Warcraft,” and “Hearthstone,” is undergoing a big round of layoffs. The layoffs will ultimately affect some 800 employees across Activision-Blizzard, representing some 8% of its workforce. Activision Blizzard, the parent company of Blizzard, has seen its stock […]
Activision-Blizzard, the major video game company behind ‘Call of Duty’ and ‘Overwatch,’ is laying off about 800 employees