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Overwatch League gets ESPN and Disney XD television contract

Count this as a huge victory for Blizzard's attempt to legitimize and popularize its fledgling Overwatch League. The studio announced this week that it has...
Good news, this isn't bad as it looks!

Activision-Blizzard talks battle royale and saving Destiny 2 as stock slowly recovers after Dow Jones snafu

Yesterday we teased ActiBlizz for putting out another boring quarterly financial report about its ever-growing piles of money, but even with World of...

ActiBlizz Q1 2018 financial report: WoW is actually outperforming expectations – time for a fourth yacht or no?

Reporting on Activision-Blizzard's endless piles of money is about as much fun as reporting on how fifty-bajillion-zillion people are playing fork knife....
We could have planned better.

Activision Blizzard boasts ‘record quarter, record year’

With revenues and net bookings up, Activision Blizzard is riding high going into 2018. CEO Bobby Kotick introduced the Q4 2017 report by...

One Shots: The party at the end of all things

Do not be alarmed. Your brain is now under our control, but that is a good thing. You no longer have to worry about the...

Blizzard considers an Overwatch movie

One of the persistent complaints about Overwatch is that for all of the animated shorts, comics, and CGI trailers that Blizzard has released,...

Activision-Blizzard Q3 2017 financials: Destiny 2 tops console charts, WoW monthly users are ‘stable’

If you were expecting big news out of Activision-Blizzard's Q3 2017 financial report... sorry to disappoint you, but you've probably heard the big...

Destiny 2’s Pop-Tarts and energy drink promo is everything wrong with this industry

Don't forget to drink your Ovaltine! This is not a joke: ActiBlizz just sent 'round a press release announcing a partnership with Rockstar energy...
Murlocs, naturally.

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2017 financials: Destiny 2 outperforms Destiny, WoW ‘time spent’ improves over 2016

We could practically copypasta last quarter's Activision-Blizzard report to this one and nobody would notice. That's because once again, it's the Blizzard segment of...
Fight for something, probably, whatever.

Blizzard’s online games drove Activision-Blizzard profits in Q1 2017

Activision-Blizzard can't claim "biggest quarter ever" for the quarter ending March 2017, but it continues to rake in huge sums of money, enough...

Global Chat: Happy 10th birthday, LOTRO!

With Lord of the Rings Online hitting its 10th anniversary this past week, plenty of bloggers are enjoying the festivities and recalling some...
So who has money?

Destiny 2 launches on PC and console September 8, ‘and there will be a ton of loot’

As teased and prodded and hinted at all week, Destiny 2 is official, and we've finally got a trailer to...

Blizzard Q4 2016 financials: Record quarter for Blizzard thanks to World of Warcraft and Overwatch

Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financial reports have gotten boring since the companies decided to stop reporting World of Warcraft subscribers in 2015, am I...
Somebody loves you, and that's good.

Blizzard sells toys, ZeniMax buys VR studio, and Jagex brings RuneScape to Amazon Echo

Consider this your triple dose of MMO industry news for the day so that you can be the talk of the water cooler tomorrow.
It's just like Magic: the Gathering, but without any cards your friends can destroy like jerks.

Blizzard’s new book publishing company is bringing back oldies but goodies

Remember last year when Activision Blizzard announced it was getting into the entertainment business with its movie production studio? It's also getting into...

Global Chat: How SWTOR could fix its expansion missteps

Debate and discussion continue in the MMO blogosphere over SWTOR's Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion, with many writers criticizing the expansion's...

Blizzard claims ‘biggest quarterly online player community in its history’ in Q3 2016 financial report

Activision-Blizzard's Q3 2016 financial report PR just released, surprising no one with record-setting piles of money and success. "The Activision and Blizzard segments had...
Yeah, I'll go for this.

Tencent, Activision Blizzard, and EA among top-grossing game companies this year so far

If someone were to ask you which video game company was absolutely dominating the revenue charts in 2016, what would you say? Unless you...

Jennifer Hale argues in favor of voice actor strike

If you play video games with sound on, you've probably heard Jennifer Hale's voice more than once: She's a voice actress with...

Superdata: WoW now charges a full monthly sub in China

Superdata's digital games market report for August 2016 landed in our inbox today. Those of you who've been consistently frustrated and confused over...

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