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Reduce blitzchung’s suspension, says Overwatch’s Jeff Kaplan

Overwatch Game Director and Blizzard Vice President Jeff Kaplan believes Hearthstone pro player Ng Wai ‘blitzchung’ Chung's suspension should be further reduced. "I was relieved when they reduced...

Hearthstone caster questions suspension after Blizzard apology

A Hearthstone caster suspended as a result of a pro-democracy protest by pro player Ng Wai ‘blitzchung’ Chung has spoken out after an apology delivered...

Blizzard apologises for the way it handled blitzchung suspension

Blizzard has used the opening ceremonies of this year's BlizzCon to apologise for the way it handled the suspension of Hearthstone player Ng Wai ‘blitzchung’ Chung. "Before...

PewDiePie banned in China after sharing meme

Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg has been banned from China after sharing a meme that compares Chinese president Xi Jinping to Disney's Winnie the Pooh. Kjellberg took...

Blizzard says its not banning Twitch viewers over pro-Hong Kong statements

Heartstone Twitch viewers were reportedly being banned from chat after posting pro-Hong Kong sentiments this past weekend, though Blizzard since said that information isn't...

Blizzard finally suspends AU Hearthstone team over protest

Blizzard has formally suspended the American University (AU) Hearthstone team that made a Hong Kong protest statement at the end of a livestreamed match. Blizzard's...

WoW guild GAY BOYS had its name changed, reverted this weekend

Adding to what Activision Blizzard is surely considering a week from hell, World of Warcraft Classic LGBTQ+ guild GAY BOYS took to the Internet over...

Blizzard: “China had no influence” on blitzchung’s suspension

Blizzard has issued a statement insisting that "China had no influence" over the suspension it has placed upon Ng Wai 'blitzchung' Chung, also detailing...

AU forfeits season after lack of punishment from “hypocriticial” Blizzard

The American University (AU) Hearthstone team that displayed a "free Hong Kong" banner at the end of a recent match has declared it will forfeit the...

Overwatch’s Mei now part of the Hong Kong resistance

Overwatch's Mei is being used as a mouthpiece for Hong Kong freedom protestors as a result of Blizzard's decision to suspend Hearthstone pro player Ng Wai...

AU Hearthstone team shows “Free Hong Kong” banner after match

An American University (AU) Hearthstone team has shown solidarity with banned player Ng Wai 'blitzchung' Chung -- and Hong Kong protestors themselves -- by displaying a...

Blizzard bans Hearthstone pro who calls for liberation of Hong Kong

Update: The Blizzard subreddit has been reopened after a short period of time where it was marked as private. "For some reason, one of our recent...

Activision Blizzard begins to lay off 8% of its workforce

Activision Blizzard has started to lay off 8% of its total workforce, new reports today suggest. In an earnings call earlier today, the publisher confirmed...

Activision Blizzard plans to lay off hundreds of staff

Activision Blizzard is set to lay off hundreds of staff members, a report from Bloomberg suggests. Bloomberg says that layoffs "could number in the hundreds"...

Pete Hines on The Elder Scrolls: Legends comparisons to Hearthstone

Blizzard's Hearthstone has been a very successful digital card game, and one that has been dominating the space alongside other classics like Magic: The...

UNIQLO X Blizzard collection features Overwatch, WoW tees

Update: The store is now live and offers 14 designs in total. Head here to check 'em out. Original story: The UNIQLO X Blizzard collection was today...

Activision Blizzard made $4 billion from microtransactions in 2017

Activision Blizzard made $4 billion USD in revenue from "in-game net bookings" in 2017, the publisher announced in an earnings call today. Said revenue is...

Battle.net update drops in time for Destiny 2

A huge Battle.net update has been rolled out by Blizzard, just in time for the PC release of Destiny 2. A new Social tab offers...

Blizzard to open its own Esports arena in Burbank, Los Angeles

Blizzard Entertainment will open its own Esports arena in October, it today announced. Located in Los Angeles' Burbank area, the venue will be called Blizzard...

Hearthstone’s Card Packs tweaked in China to bend probability rules

The Chinese version of Hearthstone has been modified to bend probability rules in the region, Hearthpwn recently reported. Back in December 2016, we reported that new Chinese regulations...