Activision Blizzard leaders didn’t appreciate jokes that poked fun at greedy corporate execs via a conniving, scampering, and loot-obsessed character in World of Warcraft, so much so they fired the game designer who wrote the little goblin’s voice lines.
Activision Blizzard Settles Antitrust Suit Alleging It Imposed Salary Caps on Professional Overwatch and Call of Duty Players
The Department of Justice said Monday that it had reached a settlement with gaming giant Activision Blizzard over a complaint accusing the company of financially penalising successful Overwatch and Call of Duty esports teams. The DOJ alleged Activision’s “Competitive Balance Tax” would have “effectively operated as a salary tax and limited competition.” Activision says it…
Microsoft is desperate to get in on the mobile gaming market, so much so that a big part of its plans to buyout a huge chunk of the game publishing world apparently hinge on creating their own mobile gaming app store.