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Blizzard Removing Paid Loot Boxes From Heroes Of The Storm

Blizzard will be removing loot boxes from its MOBA Heroes of the Storm. The change is currently being tested on the game’s PTR (public test realm) with a view to…

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Activision Files Annual Report With SEC – Signals A Leaner 2019

After announcing a restructure and layoffs this month, Activision has filed its annual report for regulators. Required by the US Securities And Exchange Commission (SEC) to be filed every year…

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Blizzard Unveils New Overwatch Hero Baptiste

Blizzard has officially announced the New Overwatch Hero Baptiste, a former Talon operative and deadly combat medic. The announcement came via an origin story trailer posted on the game’s official…

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Hasbro Announces First Overwatch Board Game – Overwatch Monopoly

Hasbro, owners of many tabletop gaming franchises, have announced the release of an Overwatch boardgame, in the form of Overwatch Monopoly. The game was announced by Hasbro at Toy Fair…

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Activision Blizzard Closes King’s Seattle and San Francisco Studios

Yesterday, Malta-based company King announced it was closing two studios in an interview with Swedish publication Breakit. The studios in question, one in Seattle and the other in San Francisco,…

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Activision Blizzard Lays Off 8% of Employees

A few days ago, we got word that Activision Blizzard would be laying off “hundreds” of employees on Tuesday. The ax has officially dropped, and 8% of the company’s employees…

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Activision Blizzard Expected to Lay Off Hundreds Tuesday

Update February 12th: The axe has dropped, and now it is known that¬†Activision Blizzard lays off 8% of its workforce. Original Story Below While EA’s stock is skyrocketing after the…

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Second Dinner Studios Developing New Marvel Title

Headed by industry veterans, Second Dinner is a new game studio that’s now working with a huge name in entertainment – Marvel. Second Dinner announced today that they are partnering…

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Activision Blizzard is Firing CFO Spencer Neumann

Activision Blizzard is having a year of ups and downs. Since October, the company’s stock has dropped significantly, and now it is firing their Chief Financial Officer Spencer Neumann. Yahoo…

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Silver Lining for Heroes of the Storm’s eSports League with Community Division

Last week, Blizzard Entertainment announced that multiple members of the development team of their crossover MOBA¬†Heroes of the Storm are moving to other company projects. This resulted in the cancellation…