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MLB Commissioner Tony Petitti Headed To Activision Blizzard

MLB Commissioner Tony Petitti Headed To Activision Blizzard

In a move that caught a lot of people off-guard this morning, MLB's Tony Petitti will be headed to Activision Blizzard in a new role Petitti has been in the role of Deputy Commissioner this season, having previously been the league's COO and President of the MLB Network His new role at the company will[...]

Call Of Duty League Reveals Prefect Bracket Contest &#038 New Trophy

Call Of Duty League Reveals Prefect Bracket Contest & New Trophy

The Call Of Duty League had a couple of cool announcements this week as they have a new contest for you as well as a new trophy. First and foremost, let's check out this new trophy will be playing for in the 2020 playoffs. Since this is the inaugural season, they didn't want to go […]

Activision-Blizzard Reveals Several Book Titles For 2020

Activision-Blizzard Reveals Several Book Titles For 2020

Activision-Blizzard released a list of upcoming books they will be releasing from a few of their properties over the rest of 2020. A lot of kids may have missed out on their school year at the end, but that doesn't mean that can't get some reading in if its a subject they're into. So the […]

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

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 Blizzards Move To YouTube Was Worth $160m

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

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 &#038 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

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

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

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 &#038 Tencent Launch Call Of Duty: Mobile Today

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

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,[...]

The New Call Of Duty 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

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.https://twitter.com/natenanzer/status/1132105984929701889[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,[...]

The Division 2 and Sekiro Top the March 2019 Sales Charts

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

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

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

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[...]