YouTube Paid Activision Blizzard $160 Million For Esports Exclusivity, As Per Reports

Earlier this year, we reported on Google and Activision Blizzard teaming up. As of now, multiple reports have surfaced saying how much the former company paid Activision Blizzard to host its Overwatch League, Call of Duty esports stream, and Hearthstone championship on YouTube. Continue reading “YouTube Paid Activision Blizzard $160 Million For Esports Exclusivity, As Per Reports”

Overwatch And Diablo Anime-Style Cartoons Are Still In The Works, According To Report

Back in late 2019, we reported that the Chinese boot-licking company, Blizzard, wanted to make an Overwatch cartoon or anime. Well, it looks like plans for that are still in motion alongside a Diablo show, too. In other words, the two IPs owned by Blizzard are still gearing up to manifest as animated shows. Continue reading “Overwatch And Diablo Anime-Style Cartoons Are Still In The Works, According To Report”

Activision Blizzard And Google Strike-Up Multi-Year Strategic Partnership

Two companies that have a bad rep amongst gamers have signed a multi-year partnership that sees these powerhouses sharing tech and other platforms to bolster profits. That’s right, Activision Blizzard and Google have a brand new multi-year strategic relationship that will see the pair working together in the foreseeable future. Continue reading “Activision Blizzard And Google Strike-Up Multi-Year Strategic Partnership”

Overwatch Movie Or Cartoon May Be Possible In The Future, According To Jeff Kaplan

While I’m sure Jeff Kaplan can argue with any fan from Sunday to Saturday about what qualifies as a sequel, it looks like he dreams of making the game that has an excessive amount of fan fiction and social justice content, Overwatch, into a movie or cartoon. Continue reading “Overwatch Movie Or Cartoon May Be Possible In The Future, According To Jeff Kaplan”

Activision’s Revenue Drops 47% While Blizzard Revenue Plummets 38%

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Activision and Blizzard’s sales were down in both divisions during the third-quarter of the fiscal year. Revenue was down by 15% with net bookings down by 27% for Activision, according to GamesIndustry.biz. Continue reading “Activision’s Revenue Drops 47% While Blizzard Revenue Plummets 38%”

Diablo IV Reported To Have Microtransactions And Expansions

A new report has surfaced, highlighting a conversation between a streamer and Diablo IV lead designer Joe Shely. In other words, not only will the upcoming RPG call for you to always be online, but it sounds like microtransactions and expansions are tacked on for maximum profits.  Continue reading “Diablo IV Reported To Have Microtransactions And Expansions”

Overwatch 2 Reveal Proves Early Leak True, New Heroes And Maps Revealed

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The controversial company known as Blizzard that loves Chinese boot soles has kicked-off its Blizzcon event. The first part has played host to revealing Overwatch 2, which further confirms the leak that dropped earlier in the year. Continue reading “Overwatch 2 Reveal Proves Early Leak True, New Heroes And Maps Revealed”

ESPN Claims Blizzard Will Reveal Overwatch 2 During BlizzCon 2019

The Chinese boot-licking company known as Blizzard — with a myriad of problems stacking each day — will kick-off this year’s BlizzCon starting on November 1st, 2019. Leading up to this con has prominent leakers and rumor spreaders taking to big publication sites to claim that Blizzard will reveal Overwatch 2 at said event. Continue reading “ESPN Claims Blizzard Will Reveal Overwatch 2 During BlizzCon 2019”

Blizzard Removes Video Clip Of Blitzchung Championing Hong Kong’s Liberation

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There’s controversy brewing over Blizzard’s removal of a video clip on the Blizzard Taiwan Twitch channel, where the post-match interview VOD featuring Hong Kong Hearthstone player Ng “blitzchung” Wai Chung was removed because he yelled out “Liberate Hong Kong”. Continue reading “Blizzard Removes Video Clip Of Blitzchung Championing Hong Kong’s Liberation”

Investor Tries To Spark Rumors Of A Disney Buyout Of Activision Blizzard Inc.

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The declining shares of Activision Blizzard Inc. has caused many to eye it as a potential takeover target. Nick Licouris. of the investment firm Gerber Kawasaki Inc., is making the case for Disney to be the ones to scoop up the game company. Continue reading “Investor Tries To Spark Rumors Of A Disney Buyout Of Activision Blizzard Inc.”

Blizzard Reportedly Posts New Job Listings For “Unannounced Diablo” Project

I’m not sure if you will need a phone to play this upcoming iteration of Diablo, because who doesn’t have phones, right? All jokes aside, Blizzard is reportedly looking for heads to fill new job positions that relate to a forthcoming Diablo “project” that will more than likely show up at this year’s Blizzcon. Continue reading “Blizzard Reportedly Posts New Job Listings For “Unannounced Diablo” Project”

Activision-Blizzard Explains Decision To Split From Bungie And Destiny IP

The best part about earning calls is that they offer insight into what’s going on in the gaming world even if a publisher or dev team claims otherwise. Well, Activision-Blizzard explained during its earning call why it split from Bungie and let the Destiny IP go. Continue reading “Activision-Blizzard Explains Decision To Split From Bungie And Destiny IP”

Activision Exceeds Expectations With Reported Net Revenue Of $1.64 Billion

It looks like Activision or Activision Blizzard is breaking expectations and setting new records whether you like it or not. According to a new report, after completing the second quarter, Nasdaq has published a piece on Activision reporting net revenue of $1.64 billion, an increase of 1% year-over-year (YoY), beating the company’s forecast of $1.35 billion. Continue reading “Activision Exceeds Expectations With Reported Net Revenue Of $1.64 Billion”

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