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Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals

What could be more perfect than moving the inaugural championship finals for an esports league from its Los Angeles home to Brooklyn? For Overwatch League, the esports conference created by fiat from

Overwatch is getting a city-based e-sports league with Robert Kraft as an owner

E-sports is growing up. Activision Blizzard just announced the Overwatch League, a new e-sports league built around Overwatch, which will be the first major e-sports league with a traditional city-ba

With a bet on diversity, Blizzard reveals Overwatch’s queer character

After months of hinting, Blizzard finally revealed which member of Overwatch’s colorful cast of characters counts themselves part of the LGBTQ community. The much-anticipated reveal came in a se

Discord chief executive on distribution and the importance of the PC in gaming

Josh Elman Contributor Josh Elman is a partner at Greylock Partners. More posts by this contributor Biz Stone on the future of search Jason Citron Contributor Jason Citron is the founder and chief exe

Activision Blizzard Closes Its $5.9B Acquisition Of King, Makers Of Candy Crush

Activision Blizzard today announced that it has closed its acquisition of King Digital for $5.9 billion, a deal that it says makes it the largest game network in the world with more than 500 million u

Activision Blizzard Acquires Candy Crush Maker King Digital Entertainment For $5.9 Billion

Well here's a blockbuster acquisition for you. Gaming mothership Activision Blizzard has entered into an agreement to acquire King.com, maker of the wildly popular game Candy Crush and probably other

Walker Digital Sues Zynga, Activision Blizzard Over Gaming Patent

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/wowtroll.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.walkerdigital.com/">Walker Digital</a>, the "invention company" founded by <a href="http:/

When privacy meets hypocrisy: Blizzard Real ID edition

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/orcab.jpg" />If <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/blizzard/">Blizzard</a> wanted to spark a discussion, well, job done. The <a HREF=

Fun rumor: Activision looking to turn Guitar Hero into a TV show

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/gh.jpg" />Get ready for... Guitar Hero Idol, maybe! There's some rumblings going on that Activision Blizzard is considering turning <i>Gu

Activision Blizzard: Done and done

Random Blizzard fan art Activision Blizzard is now really really real. Let’s all celebrate with some non-alcoholic beer and unsalted pretzels. Yeah, so the merger was approved earlier in the wee

Oh hello there, Activision Blizzard

Tada, Activision Blizzard! Yup, the merger between Activision, publisher of Call of Duty 4, and Vivendi Games, which owns World of Warcraft and Diablo creator Blizzard, has been approved by both compa