Blizzard Taiwan hit with avalanche of criticism for kowtowing to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Blizzard Entertainment is facing an intense backlash from U.S. congressmen, American gamers, and company employees for banning a Hearthstone Grandmasters winner after he s...

Blizzard Taiwan bans Hearthstone player for supporting Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American video game developer Blizzard Entertainment has banned Hearthstone Grandmasters winner Blitzchung, revoked his prize money, and fired two casters for a now-delete...

All-girls school becomes 1st in US with varsity esports

As a liaison at the U.S. Department of Education, J Collins watched as colleges by the dozen rolled out varsity esports programs, complete with scholarships, coaches and even some arenas. Collins had ...

Café at Far Eastern launches “A Culinary Journey to Canada”

This March, take a culinary journey to Canada at Café at Far Eastern of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei as it has a joint hand with Canadian Trade Office in Taipei, Air Canad...

Esports into Asian Games; Could the Olympics be next?

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Esports is debuting as an exhibition sport at Asian Games and is targeted for full inclusion in four years at the games in Hangzhou, China. Kenneth Fok, pre...

What's Overwatch? Why is it on ESPN? An AP esports explainer

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is set to make a major trade this weekend: LeBron for Lucio. Brady for Bastion. Serena for Soldier: 76. North America's biggest sports platform is ready to embra...

The Boomsday Project™ Subjects Hearthstone® Players to the Wacky Wonders of Science Starting August 7

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits the intrepid scientists, engineers, and … test subjects of Azeroth in The Boomsday Project™, the next expansion ...

The Boomsday Project™ Subjects Hearthstone® Players to the Wacky Wonders of Science Starting August 7

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 10, 2018--A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity awaits the intrepid scientists, engineers, and … test subjects of Azeroth in The Boomsday Project™, the next expansion ...

Activision Blizzard Announces Sale of Special Call of Duty®: WWII Fear Not Pack to Support the Placement of Veterans into High Quality Jobs

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a new in-game program to support the Call of Duty Endowment’s multinational effort to help unemp...

Activision Blizzard Announces Sale of Special Call of Duty®: WWII Fear Not Pack to Support the Placement of Veterans into High Quality Jobs

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a new in-game program to support the Call of Duty Endowment’s multinational effort to help unemp...

Activision Blizzard and the Call of Duty™ Endowment Named a 2018 Halo Award Winner

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--Activision Blizzard and the Call of Duty™ Endowment are thrilled to be named the 2018 Gold Halo Award winner in the Social Services Category. This ...

Activision Blizzard and the Call of Duty™ Endowment Named a 2018 Halo Award Winner

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--Activision Blizzard and the Call of Duty™ Endowment are thrilled to be named the 2018 Gold Halo Award winner in the Social Services Category. This ...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...

Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group Brings Franchises of the Future, Esports and Fan-Favorite Properties to Licensing Expo 2018

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2018--Set for ongoing growth with a slate of world-class entertainment properties, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 201...