Tag: Blizzard


What’s Behind Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision, Gaming? The Metaverse? Both?

January 26, 2022

Via: CMSWire

Since Microsoft announced that it intends to buy acquire Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion deal — the company’s biggest buy in history – there has been considerable speculation about Microsoft’s intentions and whether or not this is really about […]


Overwatch 2 follows Fortnite and Destiny in reshaping the video game sequel

November 6, 2019

Via: The Verge

Game developer Blizzard found itself faced with a seemingly impossible task: how do you develop a sequel to something that’s never supposed to end? It’s a predicament that’s becoming increasingly common in the game industry. Some of the most popular […]


The Overwatch Workshop is already a hit, and it could be the future of the game

May 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

The most interesting things happening in Overwatch right now weren’t actually built by Blizzard. Two weeks ago, the developer released a new tool called the Workshop, where players can use a rudimentary scripting language to design their own custom Overwatch […]


It’s time for Overwatch to go free-to-play

February 13, 2019

Via: The Verge

If you were to head to over to Twitch’s most-watched list of games right now, you’d mostly see the usual titles enjoying top 10 spots. There’s Fortnite, of course, and your slate of e-sports mainstays like League of Legends, Dota […]

Platforms, Technology

Facebook just made its first big push into gaming livestreams

June 7, 2016

Via: itCurated

Gamers spearheaded the livestreaming boom thanks to resources like Twitch and YouTube, but now Facebook wants to get in on the fun. Later this month, Blizzard – makers of legendary titles like the Diablo, Warcraft and StarCraft series – will […]