Tag: Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American company that develops video games, it is based in Irvine, California, and is a division of American company Activision Blizzard.

Blizzard Fires Over 50 Employees This Week

Blizzard Fires Over 50 Employees This Week

 |  Dayna Eileen
A large chunk of employees working for Activision Blizzard Inc. are without jobs as the company makes cuts across multiple divisions.
Pixels & Ink Podcast: Episode 328 — Gamified Altruism

Pixels & Ink Podcast: Episode 328 — Gamified Altruism

 |  Jordan Biordi
In this week’s Pixles & Ink Podcast: Jordan, Brendan, Chris, and Clement are joined by a very special guest—former member of Blizzard Entertainment and founder of his own non-profit, Jeremey Dela Rosa. Jeremey talks with us about his non-profit platform Leyline, which seeks to motivate gamers and people around the world to perform charitable acts […]
Activision Blizzard eSports and Overwatch League Head Steps Down 1

Activision Blizzard eSports and Overwatch League Head Steps Down

 |  Clement Goh
The CEO of eSports at Activision Blizzard and Overwatch League (OWL) commissioner has left his role for other internal opportunities. According to Games Industry, a spokesperson stated Pete Vlastelica would still be working on “new entrepreneurial ventures” with Activition Blizzard at the end of the OWL Finals this year. He was also a prime coordinator […]
EA and Other Studios Closing Offices Worldwide in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

EA and Other Studios Closing Offices Worldwide in Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic

 |  Clement Goh
Electronic Arts is among the latest workplace to keep their employees at home as COVID-19 spreads worldwide.
Report: YouTube’s rights to broadcast Esports events with Activision Blizzard cost $160 million. 1

Report: YouTube’s rights to broadcast Esports events with Activision Blizzard cost $160 million.

 |  Clement Goh
A deal between Activision Blizzard and Google for Esports media rights totaled to $160 million, according to a report by The Esports Observer.
What do your favourite Overwatch mains like to eat? There’s an official cookbook to answer that 1

Official Overwatch Cookbook Adds Depth to Story and Flavours

 |  Clement Goh
Reinhardt takes his helmet off to enjoy a slice of Eichenwalde Black Forest Cake, remembering the times he ate with former mentor and crusader Balderich von Adler long after The Omnic Crisis. Ana prepares a sweet milk mixture for Umm Ali, a traditional Egyptian dessert she loved to make for her daughter Pharah. Passed on […]
The World Has More Heroes: Overwatch 2 Officially Announced 1

The World Has More Heroes: Overwatch 2 Officially Announced

 |  Alex Handziuk
Perhaps the worst kept secret of BlizzCon 2019, Overwatch 2 has officially been announced and it’s full of single and multiplayer goodness. 
Overwatch (Switch) Review

Overwatch (Switch) Review

 |  Preston Dozsa
Overwatch on the Nintendo Switch is exactly what you expect it to be, and not one iota more. Yes, it is the same game that one can find on PC, PlayStation 4, or the Xbox One, with its rock-solid controls, ease of use, and multiplayer modes all present and working as intended. If one were […]
Blizzard Bans College Hearthstone Team For Supporting Hong Kong 1

Blizzard Bans College Hearthstone Team For Supporting Hong Kong

 |  Liam Ferguson
Three Hearthstone players from American University in Washington, D.C. have received six month bans from official Blizzard tournaments. The players held up a “Free Hong Kong, boycott Blizz” sign during their Hearthstone Collegiate Championship match on October 8th. When no immediate punishment came, the team voluntarily dropped out of future tournaments. However, judgement was eventually […]
Blizzard Considering Its Options After Hong Kong Controversy

Blizzard Considering Its Options After Hong Kong Controversy

 |  Liam Ferguson
Blizzard is currently weighing its options on how to deal with the worldwide negative response to the ban of a Hearthstone player.


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