Activision-Blizzard tells the SEC it hasn’t yet negotiated Kotick’s future with Microsoft

While it's all but assured that if the Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard goes through, CEO Bobby Kotick will get to flutter away on a...

DFEH attorney accuses California governor of interfering in the Activision-Blizzard lawsuit

The Activision-Blizzard scandal just keeps on scandaling - and drawing more people and agencies into its ugly orbit. Bloomberg has a piece up today...
Plays well with others.

Activision-Blizzard promotes over a thousand QA testers and bumps their pay – but not the ones unionizing

Last night, Activision-Blizzard announced that it is converting 1100 quality assurance testers from contract work to full-time with pay starting at a minimum of...
It's fine.

Activision-Blizzard employees stage a digital demonstration over COVID vaccine mandate row

Yesterday saw workers at Activision-Blizzard plan to stage another walkout demonstration over the studio's COVID policies, but bad weather and employees falling ill apparently...
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Activision-Blizzard reverses plan to lift in-office vaccine reqs after employee walkout threat

Activision-Blizzard continues to be put on notice by the proto-union A Better ABK and the workers of the studio. The latest incident revolves around...
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Some U.S. senators give the Microsoft-Activision buyout the big stink-eye

Not everyone is jumping up and down in approval over the upcoming $68.7 billion Microsoft buyout of Activision Blizzard. According to the Wall Street...

Another worker lodges a sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard

The lawsuits continue to pile up around Activision-Blizzard. Readers will recall that back in December, an Activision-Blizzard worker identified as Christine held a press...
Ending some eternity, at least.

Three Activision-Blizzard shareholders are under investigation for possible insider trading

Gosh, amidst all of the other scandals rocking Activision-Blizzard, you know what we haven't gotten? A good old insider trading scandal! Maybe in all...
Mad fake mode.

Blizzard’s new diversity lead assures fans of progress on inclusion, worker safety, and accountability

With today being International Women's Day, Blizzard saw fit to grant a spotlight to one of its top women, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I)...
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Family of Activision-Blizzard employee allegedly harassed into suicide filed a wrongful death suit

If Activision-Blizzard was hoping that recent world events would be taking all of the pressure of the company's ongoing scandal and fallout, then such...

California’s attempt to stay Activision Blizzard’s EEOC settlement has failed in court

Activision Blizzard has scored at least one more win in its myriad legal battles that spawned from the company's culture of sexual harassment and...

Activision Blizzard faces lawsuits from shareholders regarding the sale to Microsoft

Ah, here we go, the lawsuits have started to roll in about the sale of Activision Blizzard to Microsoft. We all knew they were...

Activision Blizzard’s Bobby Kotick urged by U.S. Senator to get out of the way of unionization efforts

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick received a stern warning from the highest levels of the U.S. government not to interfere with burgeoning unionization efforts...

Microsoft’s Activision-Blizzard offer happened lightning-fast – and Microsoft wasn’t the only bidder

While the news of Microsoft's nearly $70 billion buyout of Activision Blizzard came as a sudden surprise this past January, the truth is that...

ABK reportedly tries to stall Raven Software’s union vote as DFEH and SEC issue new subpoenas

The process for Raven Software forming its Game Workers Alliance union was likely always going to be messy, but the burst sewage pipe of...
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WAPO’s latest Bobby Kotick article lays bare his vindictive litigation history

Rumor is, the secret final boss of Diablo IV will be a creature far more vile and Faustian than Diablo himself. And in a...

Activision-Blizzard Q4 2021: Blizzard lost another 2M monthly actives as ABK revenue holds steady

Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As readers are aware, the company, its leadership, and its games have been the...

The FTC will investigate the Microsoft Acti-Blizz buyout, company to skip Q4 conference call

When Microsoft announced that it was buying Activision-Blizzard - that was just two weeks ago, to put time into perspective - we knew the...
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Union asks SEC to investigate Activision-Blizzard’s ‘inaccurate and misleading’ acquisition statements

Part of the process necessary for Microsoft to buyout Activision-Blizzard is its submission of a disclosure letter to the SEC about its current state...
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Raven Software files for union election after ActiBlizz ignores recognition request

Activision Blizzard's Raven Software has moved forward with its next step in officially forming its Game Workers Alliance union. Readers will recall that ActiBlizz...