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Co-founder of Blizzard and Dreamhaven invests in new hybrid games platform

Mike Morhaime, co-founder of Blizzard and Dreamhaven invests in an Oslo-based hybrid games platform. PortalOne claims to be the world’s first hybrid games platform. The platform launched a new category of entertainment that mixes games with live shows that are embedded directly inside the games.  “We are incredibly fortunate to have been …

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Activision Blizzard CEO Cuts Salary and Bonus by 50%

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, has agreed to cut both his salary and annual bonus by 50%. Source: extension agreement filed with the SEC Taking into account the feedback received through this extensive outreach program and the Board’s desire to retain the CEO to continue to successfully lead the …

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BlizzCon 2021 Is Coming on February 19th

BlizzConline is February 19th and 20th, 2021.  Due to the pandemic, it looks like we are getting an online version in February next year! Attune your chronometers, flip your hourglasses, set a notification on your phone—however you mark the passage of time, save the date for BlizzConline™, set to take place February 19–20, …

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“Drunk” Overwatch League caster derails during broadcast

Overwatch League caster Hexagrams commented on August 15 “drunk” live during an APAC Livestream. He was swearing during the official match and was dissing sponsors. Because the COVID-19 situation requires the casters to cast from a different situation than they are used to, some may feel like the walls are …

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Overwatch and Diablo will get anime/cartoon shows

Diablo will get an anime style show, while Overwatch has a cartoon in the works. This news comes from the LinkedIn profile of Nick van Dyk, co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios, who previously served as a producer on the Netflix original animated series Skylanders Academy. The description of his position at Activision …

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Blizzard Esports Exclusively on Youtube

Activision Blizzard announced a multi-year “strategic relationship to power new player experiences” with Google. All Activision Blizzard esports will now be exclusively streamed on Youtube. Overwatch League, Call of Duty League, Hearthstone Esports, both Arena and MDI WoW coverage and more. The deal was initially announced as Overwatch League news, …

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Overwatch 2 release date leaked by offical PlayStation Account

The Overwatch 2 release date has been leaked by a Official PlayStation account! On Twitter the Official PlayStatin Brazil twitter account tweeted the release date and quickly deleted it. translation: “2020 will be the year Overwatch 2 comes to PS4, and for that we prepared, we talked to some of …

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Overwatch 2 campaign length hinted at by Jeff Kaplan

In an interview with the Washington Post, Overwatch 2 game director Jeff Kaplan has explained how long the campaign will be for the sequel of his successful shooter. As we know by know, Overwatch 2 won’t be ‘just’ a DLC package, it will be a full fledged game to enjoy. …

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