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
UK content creator Preach stops coverage of World of Warcraft over Activision Blizzard harassment controversy and state of the game

Prominent British World of Warcraft content creator Preach Gaming is halting day-to-day coverage of the game in light […]

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July 28, 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
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
‘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
WoW Shadowlands: Warcraft’s next expansion confirmed

Article contains affiliate links UPDATE (November 1st): Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be […]

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November 1, 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
Esports news of the week: London Royal Ravens, LoL 10-Year Celebrations, Fortnite Chapter 2

Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco rounds up the news of the week to October 15th 2019. Dom […]

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October 16, 2019
UK Hearthstone casters respond to Blizzard’s banning of Blitzchung, the player who made a Hong Kong protest on stream

UPDATE (October 12th 2019): Blizzard has back-tracked on its penalties handed to Blitzchung. It has now reduced his […]

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October 11, 2019
All games will be required to disclose loot box rates on consoles, Rocket League ditches in-game crates

Loot boxes have dominated many headlines in the video game world this year – and are continuing to […]

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August 9, 2019