Overwatch 2 has the most negative user reviews of any game on Steam
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Overwatch 2 has the most negative user reviews of any game on Steam

Blizzard has had a big problem since October 2022: Overwatch 2. Ever since the announcement that players would no longer be able to play the original game once Overwatch 2 was released, it was already looking rough with bad decision after bad decision. Even if Blizzard wanted to fix things, it was too late. The…

Microsoft announces agreement with Sony to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation consoles
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Microsoft announces agreement with Sony to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation consoles

The industry giants have made peace… for now. Last January, Microsoft announced the purchase of Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. This acquisition was a big move in the video game industry, as Activision Blizzard is the owner of some of the world’s most successful franchises, such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft and Diablo….

6 studios support the purchase of Activision Blizzard!
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6 studios support the purchase of Activision Blizzard!

In addition, a publisher has confirmed to the CMA that this will help PlayStation to be more competitive If you have been following the video game industry, and our website, you will know all the craziness behind the Activision Blizzard buyout. Both PlayStation and the CMA had determined that it would be a very damaging…

Google and Nvidia ‘express concerns’ about Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal to FTC
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Google and Nvidia ‘express concerns’ about Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard deal to FTC

Microsoft’s bid to buy Activision Blizzard just hit another snag. Two technology giants are “expressing concerns” about Microsoft’s $68.7 billion bid to buy Activision Blizzard. Those concerns are not just going public for PR points; they are filings with the Federal Trade Commission. Just last month, the FTC voted to block the deal. The issuance…

FTC votes to block Microsoft Activision Blizzard acquisition
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FTC votes to block Microsoft Activision Blizzard acquisition

Microsoft’s proposed purchase of Activision Blizzard just hit a major roadblock. The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to block the Microsoft Activision Blizzard acquisition. The $69 billion deal was first announced in February 2022 as the largest deal ever proposed in the video game industry. It’s also Microsoft’s largest acquisition throughout the company’s history. In…

Microsoft commits to bringing Call of Duty games to Nintendo consoles for 10 years
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Microsoft commits to bringing Call of Duty games to Nintendo consoles for 10 years

Likewise, they have committed to launch the games simultaneously on Steam at the same time as Xbox consoles. Despite all the problems that have arisen around the purchase of Activision Blizzard, Microsoft remains committed to making it a reality. As such, they want to ensure that games from these developers reach as many platforms as…

Blizzard Albany QA team latest in game industry to unionize
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Blizzard Albany QA team latest in game industry to unionize

The move is the latest labor-related defeat for Activision Blizzard. The Quality Assurance team at Blizzard Albany just voted to unionize. According to Gamesindustry.biz, the vote tally was 14 in favor and none against. Another vote was disqualified while three others were challenged due to mail delays. Activision Blizzard had pushed for a studio-wide vote….

Battlefield doesn’t stand a chance against top-selling Call of Duty, says Sony
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Battlefield doesn’t stand a chance against top-selling Call of Duty, says Sony

In a battle against Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard buyout, Sony has made a painful statement. This year’s battle in the video game industry has not been for the GOTY. The big fight has been Microsoft’s proposed purchase of Activision Blizzard. This fight between Sony and Xbox has made both companies leave any kind of filters aside….

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 downloads top 25 million
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Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 downloads top 25 million

Activision announced a huge milestone for Warzone 2.0. Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 just launched five days ago. It already surpassed the 25 million download mark. It’s likely that they are counting people who have it as part of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II. Regardless, Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 downloads appear to be…

Google paid Activision Blizzard $360 million to not compete with Play Store, lawsuit alleges
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Google paid Activision Blizzard $360 million to not compete with Play Store, lawsuit alleges

A lawsuit from Epic Games alleges that Google paid Activision Blizzard to not compete with the Google Play Store. The headaches continue for Activision Blizzard as the company faces regulatory pressures regarding its proposed $68.7 billion deal with Microsoft. Epic Games alleges in a lawsuit that Google struck a deal with the publisher to prevent…

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 proximity chat is one of the best new features
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Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 proximity chat is one of the best new features

“Warzone 2.0 is great, but proximity chat is the GOAT!” As we all know, Warzone 2.0 was finally released yesterday. As a Warzone player, I can tell you that the leap in quality has been quite remarkable – especially in the gameplay and in playing the highest possible graphics. But, a certain feature of the…

Microsoft accuses Sony of blocking Xbox Game Pass on PlayStation consoles
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Microsoft accuses Sony of blocking Xbox Game Pass on PlayStation consoles

The feud between industry heavyweights continues as Microsoft accuses Sony of blocking Xbox Game Pass on PlayStation consoles. All this comes in the wake of Microsoft’s troubled purchase of Activision Blizzard. Despite the misgivings of some industry workers and fans, Xbox Game Pass has been a great success. This Xbox alternative to offer a large…

Activision Blizzard reveals new gameplay from Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0
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Activision Blizzard reveals new gameplay from Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0

In almost exactly 2 months, the Call of Duty battle royale action will arrive with a new graphics engine Activision, in addition to being in the news for the big hurdles in its purchase by Xbox, has also given a lot to talk about with its flagship saga: Call of Duty. Call of Duty returns…

Diablo IV has no loot boxes
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Diablo IV has no loot boxes

Fans will not have to worry about loot boxes in Diablo IV. According to a new report over at GamesIndustry.biz, Blizzard has confirmed that the upcoming action role-playing game Diablo IV will not have much-hated loot boxes. GamesIndustry.biz reports: Blizzard has confirmed that there won’t be any form of loot boxes or pay-to-win elements in…

Activision Blizzard fighting unionization effort at Diablo IV developer
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Activision Blizzard fighting unionization effort at Diablo IV developer

Activision continues to make headlines for all of the wrong reasons. Despite Microsoft apparently hoping to put the kibosh on Activision’s union-busting efforts – Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion – the publisher is carrying on. This time they are fighting a unionization drive at Blizzard Albany. Kotaku reports: Nearly two months after…

Blizzard is buying developer Proletariat and shutting down Spellbreak
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Blizzard is buying developer Proletariat and shutting down Spellbreak

Proletariat is getting absorbed into Blizzard. The maker of Spellbreak will soon become part of Blizzard (which will soon become part of Microsoft). However, there’s even worse news for fans of the game as the fantasy battle royale is getting shut down. Venture Beat reports: Blizzard Entertainment said it plans to acquire Spellbreak maker Proletariat…