• Diablo

    Blizzard Opposes Fox’s Use of Diablo Due to Potential Confusion

    Oh Blizzard, what are you doing? A new television series on Fox called HouseBroken is set to air at the end of this month. Fox’s new comedy has a character that shares a name with Blizzard’s role-playing series, Diablo. To prevent Fox from registering the word “Diablo,” for merchandising...
  • Toys for Bob

    Toys for Bob Now Working on Call of Duty: Warzone

    Toys for Bob has been a godsend for platformers over the last several years. They’ve worked on Spyro: Reignited Trilogy, Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy, Skylanders, and most recently, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time. I expected we’d see them continue working on projects in that vein but according to...
  • Bobby Kotick

    Bobby Kotick Agrees to Pay Reduction, Still Overpaid

    Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is voluntarily taking a pay cut, but not only that, his annual target bonus is also being halved. Kotick will also stick around for two more years as the company CEO, at least until March 31, 2023. It’s been no secret that Kotick is...
  • Activision Blizzard

    Activision Blizzard Lays Off 2% Of Workforce, Including Live Events Department

    Activision Blizzard esports is restructuring its live events department which will cut down its workforce by 50 jobs, Jason Schreier revealed. According to Bloomberg, employees across various support departments were told that they were no longer needed on Wednesday. The layoffs aren’t limited to the company’s esports and live...
  • Crash Bandicoot 4

    Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Is Getting An Upgrade

    Toys for Bob and Activision are planning on launching a current-gen version of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time to celebrate the 25th anniversary on March 12. It’s coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and Nintendo Switch, with a Battle.net launch later this year. Both Xbox Series X/S...
  • Activision Blizzard

    Blizzard Says Don’t Expect Overwatch 2 or Diablo 4 to Come Out This Year

    If you were expecting to get into Overwatch 2 or Diablo 4 this year, well you’re going to be disappointed. During a  financial call, Activision Blizzard CFO and president of emerging businesses, Dennis M. Durkin revealed that neither Overwatch 2 or Diablo 4 are expected to launch in 2021....
  • Vicarious Visions

    Vicarious Visions Absorbed into Blizzard

    GamesIndustry reports that Vicarious Visions, the developer behind the wildly successful Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 has been dissolved and moved from the Activision side to the Blizzard side of the business. Speaking to GamesIndustry, the publisher confirms that the move is effective today, the move affects...
  • BlizzCon 2020 Is Cancelled

    BlizzCon, the annual celebration of all things created by game studio Blizzard, is not happening this year due to the current pandemic. The news was confirmed via a blog post on the studio’s official website earlier today. It should come as no surprise since almost all events have been...
  • Meet Brigitte, The Newest Overwatch Hero

    “I'll knock some sense into you!” pic.twitter.com/WIg2xCQZ0h — Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) February 26, 2018 Activision has been teasing a new hero for their massive hit Overwatch, and with speculation, a lot of folks were adamant that the reveal would be about it being Torbjörn’s daughter, Brigitte. Turns out they were right,...
  • Let the Games Begin! BlizzCon 2015 is Here!

    Doors opened almost 2 hours ago, and already BlizzCon has given us amazing news! We just found out the Warcraft movie will be on theaters June 10th 2016, that Overwatch will be available for consoles (Xbox One and PlayStation 4) as well as the PC, AND we got an...