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Call Of Duty League Continue April 2020

Call Of Duty League Continues 2020 Inaugural Season On April 10th

Activision-Blizzard revealed today that the inaugural season of the Call Of Duty League will resume with an online-only format starting on April 10th. Much like a lot of in-person esports events in 2020, the schedule was put on hold after the coronavirus outbreak put the kibosh on public attendance. After assessing the landscape of what's […]

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

Activision Blizzard's Move To YouTube Was Worth $160m

Well, now we know what got Activision Blizzard to move from Twitch to YouTube so quickly with their broadcasts with a very lucrative deal Last month the company abruptly moved over to the platform for all their esports streaming in what at the time was simply announced as a "multi-year strategic partnership" We now know[...]

The Los Angeles Guerrillas Protest "Call Of Duty" League Outcome

According to the team, the perk was not chosen on purpose it was purely an accident.[caption id="attachment_1152999" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Activision Blizzard[/caption]L.A still lost the match to Minnesota, however, the team posted a statement yesterday saying that while they “accept a player did inadvertently use a banned perk, it did not affect the outcome of[...]

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

This week, Activision Blizzard announced that they had entered into a new multi-year "strategic relationship" with Google to power new player experiences The main takeaways from the deal are that Google Cloud will serve as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard's game hosting infrastructure, while YouTube will serve as its exclusive streaming partner (Except for[...]

Wale To Perform At Royal Ravens "Call Of Duty" League Home Series

Wale To Perform At Royal Ravens "Call Of Duty" League Home Series

Last week, Activision Blizzard announced that Karl-Anthony Townes will be at their event for a special celebrity Hype Battle at the Minneapolis event. Another performer has jumped on to perform during the Royal Ravens inaugural home series, as Wale will perform during the Call Of Duty League event ReKTGlobal was happy to announce today that[...]

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

That's a cool little achievement for the new league, especially since some CoD tournaments of the same size never sell out and there's always chances for last-minute ticketing.[caption id="attachment_1115026" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Activision Blizzard[/caption]Launch Weekend for the Call Of Duty League will be hosted by Minnesota Røkkr This is the team operated by WISE Ventures[...]

Call Of Duty League Reveals Inaugural Event For January 2020

Here are a couple quotes from this morning's announcement as we look forward to seeing who will be fighting against who.[caption id="attachment_1104986" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Activision Blizzard[/caption]"We are thrilled with the continued growth of the Call of Duty esports footprint as an international, city-based league with 12 teams in 4 countries, all of which deliver[...]

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

We have the details below from both teams as the league now grows to nine groups.[caption id="attachment_1076256" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Activision Blizzard[/caption]·         Florida – Misfits Gaming, founded by Ben Spoont together with Syfy Channel founders Laurie Silvers and Mitch Rubenstein, is a professional esports organization based in Germany and Florida, USA with players competing in League of Legends, Overwatch,[...]

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

And it needed one last year.Nanzer announced his split with Overwatch publisher Activision Blizzard on Twitter He posted a lengthy thread expressing how proud he is of the Overwatch League and all it has accomplished so far.[caption id="attachment_995024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit//Epic Games[/caption]While Nanzer argues that he gets too much credit for the success of the OWL,[...]

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

[caption id="attachment_1009141" align="aligncenter" width="600"] credit// Activision[/caption]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[...]

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

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 quoted on a conference call saying that the game was "pretty much ready" to go, but that only Activision Blizzard could answer on a release date.[caption id="attachment_939159"[...]

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 […]