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Fight or Kite: PvP games to play if you’re still boycotting Blizzard

The past couple of weeks in the land of Blizzard have made for a wild ride. Some of us have extremely strong feelings and...

VKLiooon sweeps the Hearthstone Grandmasters to become the first woman to win a global championship

Yes, a Hearthstone esports event is what put Blizzard into a humongous mess, but let's take a moment away from that for...

Despite BlizzCon apology, Blizzard stands behind ‘Hong Kong liberation’ suspensions

In case you missed it, BlizzCon's World of Warcraft Q&A session this afternoon was peppered with a few vocal protesters who both wore...
Smart-ish.

Pro esports players criticize Blizzard for sticking gamers with the whole WoW Arena World Champs prize pool

World of Warcraft players gearing up for the Arena World Championships and the Mythic Dungeon Invitational will have a bigger prize pool...

Here’s what to expect from the inaugural Path of Exile ExileCon in November

Path of Exile's first fan convention, ExileCon, is just a few weeks away, and now Grinding Gear Games is dropping gobs of info...
Oh no, evidence!

Mitsubishi dropped its Blizzard esports sponsorship following the Hong Kong fiasco

Were you thinking Blizzard was going to just coast into BlizzCon as if its "international incident" hadn't gripped the whole damn industry for...

Fortnite pro player is swatted live on stream during a Championship Series game

Cody "Clix" Conrad, a 14-year-old professional Fortnite player, was minding his own business playing a Championships Series game over the weekend when his...
Why.

Blizzard previews WoW’s BlizzCon esports as more Overwatch 2 leaks surface

Those of you who aren't concerned about esports for World of Warcraft will likely remain unconcerned with the announcement of the precise schedule...

Blade & Soul Korea gets an engine upgrade, new content, and the third Force Master spec in December

Things for the Korean version of Blade & Soul are looking pretty sharp if a new trailer is any indication. At the end...
Gotta go back in time.

BlizzCon 2019’s schedule is finally live on the official site

After what feels like a much longer wait than usual, the official schedule for BlizzCon (which, you may recall, kicks off in less...
Uh...huh.

German magazine ad appears to confirm impending announcement of Diablo 4

It's been long-rumored - and heck we all expected it last year - but it kinda looks like Diablo 4 has been confirmed...
Fine.

Complete coverage of Blizzard’s ‘Hong Kong liberation’ fiasco

In October of 2019, Blizzard made international news headlines when it banned a Hong Kong Hearthstone esports pro and two Taiwanese contracted casters over...
Hello, I am still the villain.

US politicians chastise Activision-Blizzard for its handling of the Hong Kong fiasco

If Blizzard thought its Hong Kong liberation fiasco couldn't possibly get worse than international headlines, a wide-ranging boycott, Riot Games' public...

Riot Games expresses ’empathy’ for Blizzard after its Hong Kong fiasco

One might wonder why, possessed as it was of a pretty good week of announcements, Riot Games would willingly put Blizzard's One Ring...
Boy, there's just a level of smarm on display...

Blizzard finally decides to ban the college Hearthstone team that called for a Blizzard boycott too

Did it bother you that Blizzard had punished Blitzchung over his Hong Kong liberation stunt but planned to permit American University players who...

Blade & Soul’s latest update brings Halloween, crafting system updates, and new PvP equipment

I was pretty sure the only major thing coming soon to Blade & Soul was the game's Halloween event, but the patch...
Please come back.

World of Warcraft: Classic is getting Dire Maul today ahead of the rest of Phase 2

Sorry, guy; you might know Mordenkainen's Magical Watchdog, but you never actually said you were casting it, so now there's ogres. Among other things, anyhow. Yes, 
We're the good guys this week, right? No? Well, we're going anyway.

Rumor: Riot is working on an anime and digital card game based on League of Legends

Are you ready to explore the rich lore of Runeterra? Because you - wait, what do you mean "what the heck is a Runeterra?"...

Blizzard solves its ‘one company, two policies’ problem by hiding pro players and canceling an event

While many gamers are now looking ahead to BlizzCon for its reveals after the Hearthstone Hong Kong esports fiasco, I'm far more curious about...
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Blizzard finally addresses Hong Kong esports fiasco, reducing bans and reinstating prize money

All week, we've been covering the absolute chaos surrounding the punishment of pro Hearthstone esports player Ng “blitzchung” Wai Chung, whom Blizzard...

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