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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 - 1 week 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 - 2 weeks 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 - 4 weeks ago
Activision Blizzard, Rough Launches, And NFTs: MMOBomb's Top Multiplayer Gaming News Of 2021

💣 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 - 1 month 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 2 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 - 3 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 - 4 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 - 4 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 - 5 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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 11 months 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year 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 - 1 year ago
Hearthstone, Overwatch Game Directors Come Out Against Blitzchung's Suspension

Hearthstone, Overwatch Game Directors Come Out Against Blitzchung's Suspension

Let's add some Overwatch to the ongoing Hearthstone drama, shall we?...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Jagex Hires Three, Including Creative Director For Unannounced Action RPG

Jagex Hires Three, Including Creative Director For Unannounced Action RPG

Jagex has some new high-level hires, and they're be set to work on RuneScape, as well as other projects.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Blizzard Axes Post-Match Interviews At Hearthstone Collegiate Championships

Blizzard Axes Post-Match Interviews At Hearthstone Collegiate Championships

There hasn't been any notable bad news or protests related to the Blizzard and the whole Hong Kong fiasco since last week -- and the company plans to keep it that way. As Rod Breslau reports, Blizzard will not have post-mat...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Players, Developers Push Back Over Blizzard's Banning Of Hong Kong Hearthstone Player

💣 Feature | Players, Developers Push Back Over Blizzard's Banning Of Hong Kong Hearthstone Player

“Life comes at you fast” has rarely seemed like a more appropriate cliche.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Epic Nabs Overwatch League Commissioner To Oversee Competitive Fortnite

Epic Nabs Overwatch League Commissioner To Oversee Competitive Fortnite

Epic isn't just snatching games for its store -- it's also pilfering people. Nate Nanzer, the commissioner and co-founder of the Overwatch League, will be departing Activision Blizzard for a role with Epic Games, to work on...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
After Years Away, It's Not Easy To Go Back To Your MMORPG Home

💣 Feature | After Years Away, It's Not Easy To Go Back To Your MMORPG Home

City of Heroes is coming back!...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
BioWare Discussed F2P For Anthem, But Decided It Wasn't The Right Direction

BioWare Discussed F2P For Anthem, But Decided It Wasn't The Right Direction

"Almost free-to-play" is probably pushing it, but that's the title that Edge Magazine (via GamesRadar) decided to go with when talking about Anthem in an interview with BioWare's Jonathan Warner and Ben Irving.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
What Will Go F2P Next? We Offer Up 6 Predictions

💣 Feature | What Will Go F2P Next? We Offer Up 6 Predictions

Back in 2015, I made a few predictions about MMORPGs that I thought had a chance – even if only a slim one – of going free-to-play.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Analyst Predicts Overwatch And Call Of Duty's BR Mode Will Go F2P In 2019

Analyst Predicts Overwatch And Call Of Duty's BR Mode Will Go F2P In 2019

Gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter has never been shy about making predictions.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Rainbow Six Siege, Overwatch, And Star Citizen Are Free To Play Over The Next Few Weeks

Rainbow Six Siege, Overwatch, And Star Citizen Are Free To Play Over The Next Few Weeks

We don't usually report on games that are temporarily free-to-play (Should we?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
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