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Karl-Anthony Towns Will Play Hype Battle At Call Of Duty League Launch

Karl-Anthony Towns Will Play Hype Battle At Call Of Duty League Launch

We’re slowly getting the details of what Activision Blizzard has in store for Call Of Duty League’s launch weekend, including celebrity cameos. This week, Karl-Anthony Towns confirmed he will be a part of the event in a special Hype Battle against yet-to-be-confirmed opponents and teammates. The battle will take place on Sunday, January 26th in […]

Call Of Duty League Sells Out Launch Weekend Passes In 24 Hours

If you’re wondering whether or not the new Call Of Duty League will have any success in the inaugural season, they just got a good sign it might. Passes for the first event being held at the Minneapolis Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from January 24-26, 2020 went on sale on December 11th. Within 24 hours, […]

Call Of Duty League Reveals Inaugural Event For January 2020

Call Of Duty League now has an official kicks off date as they will be launching their inaugural season in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event will take place from the Minneapolis Armory from January 24th-26th, 2020. The venue will be hosted by the home team, the Minnesota Røkkr, which is owned and operated by WISE Ventures […]

Activision Blizzard Officially Reveals Details To Call Of Duty League

This morning, Activision Blizzard Esports revealed the full details of how the new Call Of Duty League will officially run. It’ll be organized much like the Overwatch League currently is, with teams from different cities instead of groups, even though there are several groups as owners, as you’ll see below. No central spot to compete […]

Activision Blizzard & Tencent Launch “Call Of Duty: Mobile” Today

This morning, Activision Blizzard and Tencent Games officially launched Call Of Duty: Mobile for people to download free on iOS and Android. If you haven’t checked out the game yet, it basically provides the CoD multiplayer experience with maps from both the Modern Warfare and Black Ops franchises. Ready to play from a mobile device. […]

Two New Teams Have Been Added To “Call Of Duty” Esports

The new Call Of Duty esports league on the way has got two new teams added to the roster, adding two more major locations to the mix of contenders. One will be in Florida owned by Misfits Gaming, and the second team in Los Angeles owned by Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. We have the details […]

Call of Duty's New Esports League Gets Two New City Teams

The New “Call Of Duty” Esports League Gets Two New City Teams

Today, Activision Blizzard announced two new additions to the new Call Of Duty esports league being formed, as two new cities join the roster. Those two locations will be Minnesota (representing the entire state) and Los Angeles, California. That brings the total so far to seven teams as the previous five to join are Atlanta, […]

Overwatch League Commissioner Nanzer is Moving to Epic Games

It appears that the Overwatch League is losing one of its key members as Commissioner Nate Nezner is leaving the OWL to go on and oversee esports competitions for Epic Games. Which is a fantastic move for Epic, as Fortnite doesn’t exactly have a centralized esports league. And it needed one last year. Nanzer announced his split […]

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice | Official Launch Trailer

The Division 2 and Sekiro Top the March 2019 Sales Charts

The NPD report for March 2019 was released today, which includes lists of the top-selling games of March 2019 as well as the top selling games of 2019 so far. At the top of the March 2019 charts were Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Rounding out the top five were MLB 19: The […]

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is Harsh and Exacting for a Kart Racer

Activion Blizzard and Beenox’s Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled  is a fancy remastered, collected edition of the original Crash Team Racing alongside Crash Nitro Kart. The AI is still punishing, the drifting mechanics are still more complicated than your average cart racer, and the maps are still brutal. That said, the graphics have been remastered, the character animations are more expressive […]

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fuled Includes Remastered Courses from Crash Nitro Kart

At PAX East this morning, Activision Blizzard has announced that all thirteen tracks from Crash Nitro Kart have been remastered for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. Which means, CTRNF will get remastered versions of all thirteen Crash Nitro Kart tracks alongside the Crash Team Racing tracks for 31 total. Alongside the tracks, remastered karts, battle arenas, and battle modes […]

Blizzard Loses 209 Employees As Part Of Activision Blizzard Layoffs

As we enter the weekend, we now officially know that Blizzard itself will be losing over 200 employees as part of the Activision Blizzard restructuring. 209 in total across all areas of the company and in multiple locations including Irvine, Santa Monica, Burbank, New York City, Austin, and Bloomington. Variety obtained documentation from the Worker Adjustment […]

The Original Diablo is Now Available DRM Free on GOG.Com

Blizzard Entertainment and GOG.Com have partnered to re-release several classic Blizzard games, and the fun starts with the 1996’s Diablo. The legendary RPG is available for digital distribution, for the first time ever, on GOG. Players who pick up Diablo will be able to play the game as it was in 1996, with 20 FPS SVGA graphics […]

NetEase CFO Says Diablo Immortal is Ready To Be Released

Aside from being at the center of a bunch of fan rage late last year, Blizzard and NetEase are still pushing forward with Diablo Immortal for mobile devices. Now according to a new report from Bloomberg, it appears the game may be coming out sooner than some expected. Yang Zhaoxuan, the Chief Financial Officer for NetEase was […]

Blizzard has no Major Game Releases Planned for 2019

Activision held their quarterly earnings call yesterday, and announced that Blizzard has no major releases planned for the 2019 year. While the company will continue to support existing live games like Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft, the lack of any major releases is a major blow. After all, it has been quite some time […]

Activision Blizzard Lays Off Almost 800 Employees

The news finally came down this afternoon after the worst kept secret at Activision Blizzard came out last week, as nearly 800 employees will be laid off. The layoffs appear to be targeted on a few specific non-game-development departments, which includes publishing and esports. The specific jobs and how they will affect operations in those areas […]

Activision Blizzard May Cut Hundreds of Jobs in the Near Future

It may be dire times for those currently working for Activision Blizzard as a new report suggests the company is looking at several layoffs. According to a report from Bloomberg, the company is planning to announce hundreds of jobs will be cut and layoffs to come after recent poor performances and the company stock dipping. There […]

Activision Blizzard Awards New CFO with 15 Million Simply for Taking the Job

Activision Blizzard kicked off 2019 in a stranger way than we’ve ever seen. First they announced the termination of CFO Spencer Neumann‘s contract with the company, then they cut ties with developer Bungie, even giving away the rights to the Destiny IP. Throughout all of this, Activision Blizzard’s stock has been sitting at its lowest point since […]

Activision Blizzard CFO Spencer Neumann Leaves to Join Netflix

In a filing with the Securities and Exchanges Commission, Activision Blizzard announced that they were terminating the contract of Chief Financial Officer Spencer Neumann. The reason given by the publishing company wasn’t stated, as the report claims the termination is “for cause unrelated to the Company’s financial reporting or disclosure controls and procedures.” For now, […]

Dark Souls Developer From Software Working on Two Unannounced Games

In a recent interview with (translated by Gematsu), From Software president Hidetaka Miyazaki mentioned that the studio is currently working on two unannounced games alongside their Activision project, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. From Gematsu: Discussing the studio’s development lines, Miyazaki said that the 3.5 product lines he mentioned in a June 2016 interview can be broken […]