Category: Blizzard

Blizzard Tweeted About Black Lives Matter – But Gamers Aren’t Having It
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Blizzard Tweeted About Black Lives Matter – But Gamers Aren’t Having It

Publisher Blizzard voiced its support for the Black Lives Matter protests in the United States. Gamers and critics have pointed to the perceived hypocrisy of the publisher’s stance after last year’s blitzchung controversy. The debacle saw Blizzard ban Hearthstone pro blitzchung after he expressed support for the Hong Kong protests live on air. Gaming publisher…

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Blizzard Is Finally Caving to the Brutal Warcraft III: Reforged Backlash
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Blizzard Is Finally Caving to the Brutal Warcraft III: Reforged Backlash

Blizzard is reportedly granting instant Warcraft III refunds. The refund process has been simplified as a consequence of backlash. The game now has a brutal 0.5 User Score on Metacritic. Blizzard is reportedly issuing instant no-questions-asked refunds for Warcraft III: Reforged. After releasing last week, the remake of the classic real-time strategy title suffered a…

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Blizzard Cop-Out Kills Nintendo NY Overwatch Launch Event
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Blizzard Cop-Out Kills Nintendo NY Overwatch Launch Event

Nintendo announced earlier today that Blizzard pulled out of the Nintendo NY Overwatch Launch Event. Scheduled to take place tomorrow, Oct. 16, Nintendo and blizzard organized the event to celebrate the launch of the Overwatch Legendary Edition on Nintendo Switch, itself hitting storefronts today. Alongside an open session running earlier in the day, 150 fans…

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Blizzard U-Turns Blitzchung Ban to Return Prize Money After Fierce Backlash
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Blizzard U-Turns Blitzchung Ban to Return Prize Money After Fierce Backlash

Blizzard is in full damage-control mode this morning as the widespread fallout from the Blitzchung ban continues unabated. In the latest turn of events, the company behind the hugely popular digital collectible card game, Hearthstone, has decided to return Blitzchung’s prize money and unban the Taiwanese casters who hosted the match. In what can only…

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