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Philadelphia Fusion set to host The Fusion Showcase - App Trigger

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 00:20

App Trigger

Philadelphia Fusion set to host The Fusion Showcase
App Trigger
A collaboration with N3rd Street Gamers, this is the first amateur Overwatch in Philadelphia that's officially licensed by Blizzard Entertainment. According to a press release, The Fusion Showcase will have a $5,000 prize pool, has slots for 32 teams ...

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Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports - Austin Chronicle

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 22:12

Austin Chronicle

Documentary GameChangers Will Change How You Look at E-Sports
Austin Chronicle
Both are trying to get to the biggest, most lucrative stage around: the finals of the StarCraft II leagues at BlizzCon, gaming studio Blizzard Entertainment's annual convention in Anaheim, Calif. Billingsley said, "These e-sports professional gamers ...

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Veteran esports executives join Damage agency - L.A. Biz

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 04:53

L.A. Biz

Veteran esports executives join Damage agency
L.A. Biz
Engine Shop co-founder Ed Kiernan and former Blizzard Entertainment Chief Operating Officer Paul Sams have joined Damage, a small esports agency that opened two years ago but is now relaunching with new capital to expand. Both Kiernan and Sams ...

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Social Gaming Markets to 2024 - Global Strategic Business Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 20:41

Social Gaming Markets to 2024 - Global Strategic Business Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Aeria Games GmbH (Germany)Activision Blizzard, Inc. (USA)Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (USA)King Digital Entertainment plc (UK)Behaviour Interactive, Inc. (Canada)DeNA Co., Ltd. (Japan)Electronic Arts, Inc. (USA)PopCap Games, Inc. (USA)Etermax ...

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Facebook's #SheTalksGames Aims To Enforce Studios, Games To Include More Diversity In Gaming - One Angry Gamer (blog)

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 16:26

One Angry Gamer (blog)

Facebook's #SheTalksGames Aims To Enforce Studios, Games To Include More Diversity In Gaming
One Angry Gamer (blog)
During this year's E3 Coliseum, What's Good Games host, Andrea Rene, spoke with Blizzard Entertainment's community development senior director Sarah Lynn Smith, and performance capture actress Laura Bailey who plays Kait Diaz in the upcoming ...

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For teen, playing video games a lot paid off — to the tune of $60000 toward college - Kansas City Star

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 20:30

Kansas City Star

For teen, playing video games a lot paid off — to the tune of $60000 toward college
Kansas City Star
At the same time, Coyle was engaged in a group chat with gamers and fans who were watching her ply her gaming techniques. Overwatch is a team-based, multi-player, shooter video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment, that launched in 2016 for ...

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Remembering StarCraft's Battle.net – the service that sparked an online gaming revolution - TechRadar

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 07:48

TechRadar

Remembering StarCraft's Battle.net – the service that sparked an online gaming revolution
TechRadar
That's because Blizzard Entertainment's seminal sci-fi, real-time strategy game changed the landscape of online and competitive gaming forever. This year, StarCraft turned 20 years old, and to commemorate Blizzard released a remastered version of the ...

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Interview with HipHopGamer: Cracking the Code on Livestreamed Games For Your Small Business - Small Business Trends

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 00:39

Small Business Trends

Interview with HipHopGamer: Cracking the Code on Livestreamed Games For Your Small Business
Small Business Trends
Esports have grown so much official leagues exist, and leagues are paying salaries to gamers and offering them retirement plans. For example, Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch League will host a $1 million tournament next month in Brooklyn, New York.

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Activision Blizzard Appoints Kristin Binns as SVP, Chief Communications Officer - Scottsbluff Star Herald

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 05:45

Scottsbluff Star Herald

Activision Blizzard Appoints Kristin Binns as SVP, Chief Communications Officer
Scottsbluff Star Herald
We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world through franchises including Activision's Call of Duty®, Destiny, and Skylanders®; Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and ...
Active Volume Stock: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)The Newburgh Press
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Holding Lowered by Frontier Capital Management Co. LLCBangaloreWeekly
Primerica, Inc. (PRI) Trades at $100.40 After Triangle; Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Sentiment Is 0.9Herald KS

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Activision Blizzard Appoints Kristin Binns as SVP, Chief Communications Officer - Business Wire (press release)

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 05:30

Business Wire (press release)

Activision Blizzard Appoints Kristin Binns as SVP, Chief Communications Officer
Business Wire (press release)
We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world through franchises including Activision's Call of Duty®, Destiny, and Skylanders®; Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and ...
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Shares Reduced by Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.BangaloreWeekly

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MNSi Telecom announces new peering agreements with major gaming companies - OurWindsor.ca

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 01:36

OurWindsor.ca

MNSi Telecom announces new peering agreements with major gaming companies
OurWindsor.ca
MNSi Telecom announced new peering agreements with Valve Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and Twitch.tv Wednesday. These arrangements should reduce latency and improve performance for Fibre customers using those services. Gamers ...

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UNIQLO launch new line of Blizzard video game clothing including Overwatch t-shirts - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 23:58

Mirror.co.uk

UNIQLO launch new line of Blizzard video game clothing including Overwatch t-shirts
Mirror.co.uk
From Overwatch to World of Warcraft, Blizzard have produced some of the biggest video game hits, and fans of their work are famously passionate about displaying their affection for the gaming studio's various franchises. Well now gamers can literally ...

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How 5G will change the world of gaming - Born2Invest

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 13:51

Born2Invest

How 5G will change the world of gaming
Born2Invest
These events the mainstay of most gaming sites, whether you are playing Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch or PartyCasino's Live Dealer table games. In addition, 5G could possibly allow older games to be streamed onto newer devices. If this happens, it ...

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Varsity esports coming to UTD - The UTD Mercury

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:48

The UTD Mercury

Varsity esports coming to UTD
The UTD Mercury
The initial focus of the sport will be competing in Riot Games' “League of Legends” and Blizzard Entertainment's “Overwatch.” The program is expected to launch before the start of the 2018-2019 school year. “(Esports) is the big craze right now ...

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Microsoft scoops up four game studios for Xbox and creates one of its own - The Seattle Times

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 08:44

The Seattle Times

Microsoft scoops up four game studios for Xbox and creates one of its own
The Seattle Times
The studio is led by gaming entrepreneur Jeff Strain, who previously worked at big firm Blizzard Entertainment and co-founded Bellevue game developer ArenaNet. Microsoft has partnered with Undead since the company's early days — about five years ago ...

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Microsoft scoops up four game studios for Xbox and creates one of its own - Fairfield Daily Republic

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 04:31

BBC News

Microsoft scoops up four game studios for Xbox and creates one of its own
Fairfield Daily Republic
The studio is led by gaming entrepreneur Jeff Strain, who previously worked at big firm Blizzard Entertainment and co-founded Bellevue game developer ArenaNet. Microsoft has partnered with Undead since the company's early days — about five years ago ...
Forza Horizon 4 E3 2018 Announce Trailer - YouTubeYouTube

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NetEase Announces Amendment to Share Repurchase Program - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 22:48

NetEase Announces Amendment to Share Repurchase Program
PR Newswire (press release)
In partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, Mojang AB (a Microsoft subsidiary) and other global game developers, NetEase also operates some of the most popular international online games in China. For more information, please visit: http://ir.netease.com/.

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FantasyEsports.gg Announces Launch of Non-Wagering Fantasy Esports Platform - Gamasutra

Mon, 11/06/2018 - 05:00

FantasyEsports.gg Announces Launch of Non-Wagering Fantasy Esports Platform
Gamasutra
... G613 Wireless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, a Logitech G433 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset, a $100 League of Legends Gift Card, and a $100 Blizzard Entertainment Gift Card. To enter, visit fantasyesports.gg and register before Friday, June 15, 2018.

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GTL: Bethesda Suddenly Holds All the Cards - Twin Galaxies

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 08:43

Twin Galaxies

GTL: Bethesda Suddenly Holds All the Cards
Twin Galaxies
Blizzard Entertainment's Hearthstone helped to propel virtual card games into the video game industry spotlight, and now other developers are trying to cash in on the virtual card game craze, such as CD PROJEKT Red's Gwent: The Witcher Card Game and ...

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