Opinion: Is Microsoft’s shock $68bn buyout of Activision Blizzard good news for esports and gamers, or a match made in hell?

Microsoft’s $68.7bn acquisition of Activision Blizzard announced today can offer a fresh start for the beleaguered publisher, as […]

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January 18, 2022
Hearthstone 2022 esports changes announced: $3m prize pool revealed, Hearthstone Grandmasters to be phased out

Activision Blizzard has revealed its esports plans for Hearthstone in 2022, including format, schedule, tournaments and prizing. $3m […]

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December 18, 2021
Toronto Ultra’s Cammy snubbed for Call of Duty League Team of the Year – fans react

Scottish Call of Duty player Cameron ‘Cammy’ McKilligan was snubbed yesterday for what many believed to be a […]

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August 22, 2021
Women in Games responds to media reports on harassment in the industry, will reveal new research on toxicity at upcoming conference

Women In Games, the UK-based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting equity and parity for all women and girls […]

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August 3, 2021
5 things I learnt about Overwatch’s 5v5 change after testing it in custom games

Peter Wellman spectated a few friends playing a five versus five workshop mode to get an idea of what Overwatch 2 might feel like […]

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June 13, 2021
Activision Blizzard to consolidate European publishing operations into UK hub following esports layoffs

Games giant Activision Blizzard plans to close its various publishing offices around Europe and consolidate these operations into […]

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March 20, 2021
UK Hearthstone player BoarControl leaves T1 to join Blizzard

UK Hearthstone player George ‘BoarControl’ Webb is leaving behind his playing career to join the game’s developers, Blizzard […]

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October 13, 2020
How Riot helped Blizzard rethink their strategy: ‘It’s important the players know that you’re listening’

Mike Morhaime (pictured right), the co-founder and former president of Warcraft, Overwatch and Hearthstone developer Blizzard Entertainment, has […]

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March 4, 2020
‘Sounds good to me!’ – WoW Q&A Blizzcon host Taliesin deals with Hong Kong protesters excellently

British World of Warcraft content creator Taliesin, one half of the Taliesin and Evitel team, allowed a couple […]

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November 4, 2019
Blizzcon 2019 esports: Method EU win Mythic Dungeon International, Team UK exit Overwatch World Cup

UK-based esports organisation Method have won the World of Warcraft Mythic Dungeon International at Blizzcon 2019. Their EU […]

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November 2, 2019
Overwatch 2 announced, confirming old rumours about its development

UPDATE: Overwatch 2 has been officially confirmed by Blizzard Entertainment, confirming rumours about its development first published by […]

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November 1, 2019