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Five Members Of Congress Ask Blizzard To “Reconsider” Hearthstone Player’s Suspension

"The suspension heard 'round the world" keeps generating news. One week after lightening the discipline handed down to Hearthstone pro Ng Wai "Blitzchung" Chung...

Blizzard Reduces Penalties For Hearthstone Player And Casters Involved In “Liberate Hong Kong” Interview

Blizzard President J. Allen Brack has issued a statement in response to this week's controversy regarding a professional Hearthstone player making pro-Hong Kong comments...

Hearthstone Team Quits Tournament, Citing Blizzard’s “Hypocritical” Stance As Stock Price Dips

The fallout from Blizzard's decision to sack a Hearthstone pro player and two casters over pro-Hong Kong statements continues. Since yesterday's summary, which included...

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. Blizzard, and its parent company Activision, must be feeling like life...

Source: 2019’s Release Will “Revive” Call Of Duty, Including “Overall Business Model”

The next Call of Duty game will be titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. That will probably confuse some people who conflate it with...

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...

Even After Layoffs, Activision Blizzard’s SEC Filing Paints A Dire Picture Of Well, Pretty...

Is everything fine at Activision Blizzard? If you spoke to an executive right now, they'd probably reassure you that the gaming business is just...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout Battle Royale Mode Is Free To Play...

Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode will be free-to-play for one week, starting tomorrow, Jan. 17 and running...

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. Granted, neither have I, but I don't get coverage by major media...

BlizzCon 2018: Grab Destiny 2 Free On Battle.Net By Nov. 18 And Keep It...

For a limited time, would-be Destiny 2 players -- who may have been holding back due to the entry cost -- can get their...

Tencent Enjoys Big Q2, Bringing In Over $11 Billion

Tencent, the Chinese company that owns a little bit of practically everything in the gaming world, released its Q2 financial statement yesterday. Here's the...

Rep. Lee Of Hawaii Takes To YouTube To Talk About Drafting Loot Box Legislation

Unlike a lot of politicians, Representative Chris Lee of Hawaii isn't just all talk. He's following up his pointed speech against loot boxes in...

Activision Blizzard Finalizes Purchase of Candy Crush Saga Maker King, Eyes Bigger Mobile Presence

The final pieces have fallen into place, and now Activision Blizzard is the proud owner of King, the makers of the ubiquitous mobile hit...