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Activision Blizzard Is Still Owed Around $400 Million In Payments For Overwatch And Call Of Duty Leagues

Activision Blizzard Is Still Owed Around $400 Million In Payments For Overwatch And Call Of Duty Leagues

Will these fees actually be paid, or will they be pushed back until 2024?

By Aspen Pash - 3 weeks ago
The Leaks Were True: Ubisoft Is Developing A New PvP Battle Arena Called "Project Q"

The Leaks Were True: Ubisoft Is Developing A New PvP Battle Arena Called "Project Q"

Its art style seems to take after Activision Blizzard's Overwatch and EA's Knockout City.

By Anthony Jones - 2 months ago
Overwatch's Anniversary Event Will Be Split Into Three Parts, Each Offering Previously Limited-time Skins

Overwatch's Anniversary Event Will Be Split Into Three Parts, Each Offering Previously Limited-time Skins

Will give the team more time to devote to the "upcoming PvP beta" for Overwatch 2.

By Jason Winter - 2 months ago
Blizzard Is Finally Part Of Twitch's Prime Gaming

Blizzard Is Finally Part Of Twitch's Prime Gaming

Well, for some of its games anyway.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 2 months ago
Blizzard Reveals Overwatch League Schedule For 2022, Runs From May To November

Blizzard Reveals Overwatch League Schedule For 2022, Runs From May To November

New damage hero Sojourn will be available throughout the season.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Overwatch 2 PvP Public Closed Beta Coming In April, Will Include New Hero Sojourn And Four New Maps

Overwatch 2 PvP Public Closed Beta Coming In April, Will Include New Hero Sojourn And Four New Maps

Game Director Aaron Keller promises better communication and more frequent updates.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Bandai Namco's Overwatch-like Gundam Evolution Launches Worldwide In 2022 On Consoles And PC

Bandai Namco's Overwatch-like Gundam Evolution Launches Worldwide In 2022 On Consoles And PC

Sign up on Steam for next month's PC beta.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Activision: Media Attention To Scandals Is Having "Adverse Effect" On Hiring And Retention

Activision: Media Attention To Scandals Is Having "Adverse Effect" On Hiring And Retention

Was also required to have an additional woman on its board of directors in 2021.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Fifth Overwatch League Season Kicks Off May 5, Will Include 24 Matches Per Team And Four Tournaments

Fifth Overwatch League Season Kicks Off May 5, Will Include 24 Matches Per Team And Four Tournaments

Second and fourth tournaments are pegged as live events.

By Jason Winter - 4 months ago
Blizzard Is Hiring A Lead Content Designer For An Unannounced Game Using An Existing Blizzard IP

Blizzard Is Hiring A Lead Content Designer For An Unannounced Game Using An Existing Blizzard IP

Requirements include proficiency with single-player and "shared world" games, as well as RPGs.

By Jason Winter - 4 months ago
Overwatch 2 Lego Delayed Because Of "Concerns About The Progress" In Addressing Allegations At ABK

Overwatch 2 Lego Delayed Because Of "Concerns About The Progress" In Addressing Allegations At ABK

Set was originally scheduled for release on February 1.

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
Activision Sues Maker Of Call Of Duty: Warzone Cheat That Has Caused "Millions" In Damages

Activision Sues Maker Of Call Of Duty: Warzone Cheat That Has Caused "Millions" In Damages

Meanwhile, employees at Warzone dev Raven Software enter third week of striking.

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
Play Overwatch For Free During The Holiday Season

Play Overwatch For Free During The Holiday Season

Take part in the holiday event while you’re there.

By QuintLyn Bowers - 6 months ago
Activision Blizzard, Rough Launches, And NFTs: MMOBomb's Top Multiplayer Gaming News Of 2021

đź’Ł Feature | Activision Blizzard, Rough Launches, And NFTs: MMOBomb's Top Multiplayer Gaming News Of 2021

A few rays of light in an otherwise dreary year.

By Jason Winter - 6 months ago
We've Got Your Game Awards Nominees For Multiplayer Games!

We've Got Your Game Awards Nominees For Multiplayer Games!

Valorant, Genshin Impact, New World, Apex Legends, FFXIV score nominations.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Overwatch's Cole Cassidy Gets New Comic And Story To Explain Renaming

Overwatch's Cole Cassidy Gets New Comic And Story To Explain Renaming

The former Jesse McCree's "New Blood" challenge lasts until the 23rd.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Vicarious Visions Fully Absorbed By Blizzard, Will Get A New Name

Vicarious Visions Fully Absorbed By Blizzard, Will Get A New Name

Name change for Overwatch's Cole Cassidy, formerly Jesse McCree, also live.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Details New Company Policies On Harassment And Other Important Issues

Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Details New Company Policies On Harassment And Other Important Issues

"Zero-tolerance policy" for harassment, end to forced arbitration, and increased focus on diversity.

By Jason Winter - 7 months ago
Overwatch's Jesse McCree Gets A New Name

Overwatch's Jesse McCree Gets A New Name

"Cole Cassidy" rides into Overwatch next week, and you can change your BattleTag.

By Jason Winter - 8 months ago
Blizzard Posts Job Openings For Unannounced AAA Open-world Multiplayer RPG

Blizzard Posts Job Openings For Unannounced AAA Open-world Multiplayer RPG

FPS and IP development also mentioned among preferred skills.

By Jason Winter - 8 months ago
Activision Blizzard King Hit With Unfair Labor Practices Complaint

Activision Blizzard King Hit With Unfair Labor Practices Complaint

Also, McCree renaming will take a while, is a 'pretty complicated project.'

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Overwatch 2 Will Be Used In The 2022 Overwatch League Season

Overwatch 2 Will Be Used In The 2022 Overwatch League Season

Next season starts in April.

By Jason Winter - 9 months ago
Suspect Arrested For Murder Of Brazilian Voice Actress For League Of Legends, Overwatch, And Others

Suspect Arrested For Murder Of Brazilian Voice Actress For League Of Legends, Overwatch, And Others

Brazilian voice actress Christiane Louise, who lent her talents to the Portuguese versions of several popular video game characters, was found dead last week at the age of 49.

By Jason Winter - 10 months ago
Activision Blizzard Releases Q2 Financials, CEO Addresses Lawsuit With Token Platitudes

Activision Blizzard Releases Q2 Financials, CEO Addresses Lawsuit With Token Platitudes

Activision Blizzard revealed its financial results for Q2 2021 yesterday, but most people weren't half as interested in the numbers as they were for the company's response to its recent barrage of bad news.

By Jason Winter - 10 months ago
Bandai Namco Announces Overwatch-like F2P Hero Shooter Gundam Evolution

Bandai Namco Announces Overwatch-like F2P Hero Shooter Gundam Evolution

Overwatch probably isn't going free-to-play any time soon, despite the fevered predictions of many an internet pundit.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
Apex Legends Blows Up Kings Canyon In Season 8, While New Legend Faces "Copycat" Claim

Apex Legends Blows Up Kings Canyon In Season 8, While New Legend Faces "Copycat" Claim

Apex Legends Season 8 arrives on February 2, and it's going to be an explosive update -- literally.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Activision-Blizzard Touts "Record" Engagement In Q2

Activision-Blizzard Touts "Record" Engagement In Q2

Activision-Blizzard announced its second-quarter financial results for 2020 (covering April, May, and June), and they look very good.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
Riot Officially Announces Valorant, A "5v5 Character-based Tactical Shooter"

Riot Officially Announces Valorant, A "5v5 Character-based Tactical Shooter"

Rumored on Friday, confirmed truth on Monday, Valorant is Riot's "Project A," and it's a pretty much what we expected: a 5v5 tactical shooter with multiple rounds, CS:GO-style, and a cast of characters with colorful abilities.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Blizzard's Q4 Financials Show That The Blitzchung Controversy Probably Had No Effect

Blizzard's Q4 Financials Show That The Blitzchung Controversy Probably Had No Effect

When I wrote about the top free-to-play gaming news stories of 2019, I put the Hearthstone Blitzchung controversy at #1.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Coronavirus Disrupts League Of Legends, CS:GO Esports Events In Asia

Coronavirus Disrupts League Of Legends, CS:GO Esports Events In Asia

Once again, real life intrudes on video games.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
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