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Competitive video gaming is going pro. Can its top players clean up an ugly culture? - Washington Post

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 07:50

Washington Post

Competitive video gaming is going pro. Can its top players clean up an ugly culture?
Washington Post
Before the league existed, both Lengyel and Wilmot learned to play Overwatch exactly like tens of millions of other people: in randomly assigned matches on Blizzard Entertainment's servers, where it's common to hear homophobia, misogyny, racism and ...
Overwatch League pro player suspended after homophobic remark against opponentMetro
Dallas Fuel suspends xQc for the rest of Overwatch League's first stageGkMen

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Categories: Game Companies

BlizzardWorld Theme Park Map Makes Us Wish We Could Buy Tickets - Cinema Blend

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 07:14

Cinema Blend

BlizzardWorld Theme Park Map Makes Us Wish We Could Buy Tickets
Cinema Blend
While an actual theme park based on Blizzard Entertainment properties doesn't exist, there is a new purchasable print featuring BlizzardWorld, a fictional theme park based on Blizzard properties. And it already has plenty of people wishing they could ...

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Hearthstone Championship Tour day three recap: Quick early sweeps give us time to savour some epic quarterfinals - The Roar

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 05:43

The Roar

Hearthstone Championship Tour day three recap: Quick early sweeps give us time to savour some epic quarterfinals
The Roar
SamuelTsao took a big risk leaving The Lich King in his mulligan for the fourth game – and it proved his undoing. He wasn't able to put any pressure on the board at all, whereas tom60229 was able to play a free Corridor Creeper and an 8/8 Edwin ...

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Overwatch League: Blizzard's Big Gamble - GameSpot

Sun, 21/01/2018 - 04:19

GameSpot

Overwatch League: Blizzard's Big Gamble
GameSpot
ESports are a fascinating, complicated business. There are various leagues, tournaments, championships, and invitationals for an array of popular multiplayer games. Players travel the world participating in various events, while fans follow them avidly ...
Overwatch League: An owner's view of the latest esports sensation ...VentureBeat
Twitch becomes exclusive broadcaster of the Overwatch LeagueBlasting News
What do owners of Patriots, Rams, Grizzlies and Flyers have in common? A big bet on eSportsMyAJC
L.A. Biz -Alive For Football -The News Wheel -Daily Mail
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Categories: Game Companies

Joy of gaming morphed into troubling fixation for former video game addict - CBC.ca

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 21:01

CBC.ca

Joy of gaming morphed into troubling fixation for former video game addict
CBC.ca
(Blizzard Entertainment). At one point, his parents bought a safe in order to lock away his video game console. Labbé said that after a few days of trying to force it open, he managed to wear down the lock and break it. "When you need it enough — you ...

Categories: Game Companies

Toyota signs on as Overwatch League sponsor - L.A. Biz

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 08:07

Alive For Football

Toyota signs on as Overwatch League sponsor
L.A. Biz
(Nasdaq: INTC), with players competing on gaming hardware including HP's Omen gaming PCs, powered by Intel Core i7 processors. Overwatch League is the first major global professional e-sports league, with city-based teams across Asia, Europe, and North ...
What do owners of Patriots, Rams, Grizzlies and Flyers have in common? A big bet on eSportsMyAJC
Over 10 MILLION Folks Watched the OW League's First Week of GamesAlive For Football
Overwatch League Picks Up 10 Million Viewers In First WeekІnsіdеr Cаr Nеws
ClickLancashire -ExpressNewsline
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Stock In Spotlight: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) - TopChronicle

Sat, 20/01/2018 - 00:19

GkMen

Stock In Spotlight: Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
TopChronicle
Their portfolio includes some of the strongest franchises in all of entertainment, developed by the incredibly talented teams at Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, King Digital Entertainment, Activision Blizzard Studios, Major League Gaming ...
18500 Shares in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Acquired by QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT LtdThe Ledger Gazette
The Reviewing Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) & Zynga (ZNGA)BangaloreWeekly
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study FindsGkMen
StockNewsTimes -BZ Weekly
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Categories: Game Companies

Toyota to Sponsor First Season of Esports' Overwatch League - The Drive

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 06:12

The Drive

Toyota to Sponsor First Season of Esports' Overwatch League
The Drive
Toyota announced on Thursday that it has partnered with the Overwatch League, an all-new competitive video game league dedicated to Blizzard Entertainment's multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch. This is Toyota's entrance into the world of eSports ...
At the Overwatch League's opening night, I witnessed the strange, thrilling future of sportsThe Verge
Overwatch League outperforms Thursday Night Football livestream on opening dayESPN
Overwatch League™ Welcomes New Partner ToyotaBusiness Wire (press release)
SB Nation
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Categories: Game Companies

Overwatch Teases Adorable New Hero Sprays - USgamer

Fri, 19/01/2018 - 02:42

Overwatch Teases Adorable New Hero Sprays
USgamer
In the countdown to an upcoming update, Blizzard Entertainment is teasing a few of the content additions each day. Today, the company is showing off these cute new hero sprays. Each and every one is done by artist Chie Boyd. Only 6 more days until our ...

Categories: Game Companies

'Pyre' exhibit showcases three prominent fantasy artists - Massillon Independent

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 23:24

Massillon Independent

'Pyre' exhibit showcases three prominent fantasy artists
Massillon Independent
Jim Pavelec is a freelance fantasy, sci-fi and horror illustrator/concept artist whose clients have included Hasbro, LucasArts, Wizards of the Coast, Dark Horse Comics, Blizzard Entertainment, Applibot and Games Workshop. He has published multiple ...

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Is Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) A Safe Bet For Investors? - TopChronicle

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 22:33

TopChronicle

Is Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) A Safe Bet For Investors?
TopChronicle
Their portfolio includes some of the strongest franchises in all of entertainment, developed by the incredibly talented teams at Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment, King Digital Entertainment, Activision Blizzard Studios, Major League Gaming ...
Bank of Montreal Can Grows Holdings in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)The Ledger Gazette
Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchTrueBlueTribune
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Coverage Initiated at Sanford C. BernsteinThe Lincolnian Online
registrarjournal.com -NormanObserver.com
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Overwatch League outperforms Thursday Night Football livestream on opening day - ESPN

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 08:07

The Drive

Overwatch League outperforms Thursday Night Football livestream on opening day
ESPN
The league -- which identifies franchises based on geography, similar to that of the NFL, NBA, MLS and MLB -- was founded in 2017 by game developer Activision Blizzard. It then recruited 12 owners from traditional sports, other existing esports titles ...
Toyota to Sponsor First Season of Esports' Overwatch LeagueThe Drive
At the Overwatch League's opening night, I witnessed the strange, thrilling future of sportsThe Verge
Overwatch League™ Welcomes New Partner ToyotaBusiness Wire (press release)
The Ringer (blog) -The Daily Collegian Online
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Categories: Game Companies

Overwatch League outperforms Thursday Night Football livestream on opening day - ESPN.co.uk

Thu, 18/01/2018 - 02:55

ESPN.co.uk

Overwatch League outperforms Thursday Night Football livestream on opening day
ESPN.co.uk
The league -- which identifies franchises based on geography, similar to that of the NFL, NBA, MLS and MLB -- was founded in 2017 by game developer Activision Blizzard. It then recruited 12 owners from traditional sports, other existing esports titles ...
At the Overwatch League's opening night, I witnessed the strange, thrilling future of sportsThe Verge
Overwatch League™ Welcomes New Partner ToyotaBusiness Wire (press release)
Overwatch League, esports and how they affect traditional athletics (Column)The Daily Collegian Online
SportTechie -Washington Post -The Ringer (blog)
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Categories: Game Companies

Power Up: Video Game Companies Driving Up The Demand For Creative Office Space - Bisnow

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 23:31

Bisnow

Power Up: Video Game Companies Driving Up The Demand For Creative Office Space
Bisnow
As esports or competitive gaming continue to grow in popularity, professional leagues are sprouting up and LA-based video game companies and investors are driving demand for creative office space or industrial lots to house headquarters or tournaments ...

Categories: Game Companies

Cops: Man wanted to flee with girl, 14 - Chronicle Telegram

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 21:43

Chronicle Telegram

Cops: Man wanted to flee with girl, 14
Chronicle Telegram
The video game the two allegedly met through is called Overwatch. It is a team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. The two also communicated through an application called Discord ...

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Inaugural British Esports Championships announced - SkySports

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 21:30

SkySports

Inaugural British Esports Championships announced
SkySports
The British Esports Association, a not-for-profit organisation founded with the aim to support grassroots esports in the United Kingdom, has announced the inaugural British Esports Championships. The four-part pilot scheme starts next month and is ...

Categories: Game Companies

Overwatch Players Are Imitating Their Favourite League Stars - Kotaku Australia

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 16:01

Kotaku Australia

Overwatch Players Are Imitating Their Favourite League Stars
Kotaku Australia
Credit: Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment. Pro players are like talismans for a game's community. They're a show of possibility. Players step into Pine's McCree skin and feel emboldened to reach for the skill ceiling he set. Their influence over ...

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New Hybrid Map Blizzard World is coming to Overwatch on Jan 23rd - invenglobal

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 15:15

invenglobal

New Hybrid Map Blizzard World is coming to Overwatch on Jan 23rd
invenglobal
Blizzard Entertainment has announced that the new Hybrid Map Blizzard World will be added to Overwatch on January 23rd. Blizzard World was first revealed at the BlizzCon 2017, the annual community event held by Blizzard Entertainment. Blizzard World is ...
Overwatch's Blizzard World Map Goes Live on January 23rdGamingBolt
Overwatch Blizzard World and Skins; Grand Opening DatedPlayStation Universe
[COMING SOON] Blizzard World | New Hybrid Map | OverwatchYouTube
Twitter
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Categories: Game Companies

Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm Lead Character Artist Ted Park on how Blizzard creates your favourite skins and ... - the AU review (blog)

Wed, 17/01/2018 - 15:12

the AU review (blog)

Games Interview: Heroes of the Storm Lead Character Artist Ted Park on how Blizzard creates your favourite skins and ...
the AU review (blog)
Heroes of the Storm feels like a place where Blizzard Entertainment can have fun with their own back catalogue. From the anime–inspired Mecha skins for Diablo III's Tyrael to the ever popular Deathwing variant for Overwatch's D.va, new Heroes skins ...

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