Activision Blizzard hit with federal investigation, Bobby Kotick subpoenaed

Activision Blizzard now faces a federal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, into how the company has handled employee allegations of workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct. The company’s workplace environment has faced public scrutiny since California authorities filed suit to prosecute similar claims back in July. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

McCree from Overwatch will get name change after Blizzard Cosby Suite fallout

Overwatch is to change the name of one of its characters as it’s based on a developer who left following the ongoing discrimination lawsuit. What lasting effective the revelations about Activision Blizzard’s working conditions, including allegations of systematic discrimination and harassment of women and minorities, is going to have on the company, and industry at […]

Games Inbox: Which is the worst video game publisher?

The Wednesday Inbox is upset at next gen consoles still being difficult to get hold of, as a reader discovers the joys of Cho Aniki. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected] Best of the worstDisgusting to hear that Activision Blizzard is going to fight the accusations against them, considering their own staff […]

World Of Warcraft production has stopped as staff call out Activision Blizzard

Following Activision’s response to the sexual harassment lawsuit, apparently all work has stopped on World Of Warcraft. When news broke that Activision was being sued by the State of California for fostering a ‘frat boy’ workplace, resulting in numerous sexual harassment allegations and otherwise discriminatory behaviour, the company was unsurprisingly met with criticism across the […]

State of California sues Activision Blizzard over ‘frat boy’ workplace culture

Activision Blizzard is being of accused of fostering a culture of sexual harassment and unequal pay, which has led to the suicide of one employee. The maker of Call Of Duty and World Of Warcraft has been hit with a lawsuit that paints a damning picture of the company’s work environment, with allegations that Activision […]

Call Of Duty season 4 brings back classic Black Ops 2 maps

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a webbrowser thatsupports HTML5video The next major content update for Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone is dropping this week and it includes a lot of new stuff. Activision has laid out everything it will be adding to both Call Of […]

Activision boss Bobby Kotick takes 50% pay cut after investor complaints

Bobby Kotick is going to remain the head of Activision Blizzard until 2023 but he’ll have to make do with a few million less in wages. As the man ultimately in charge of everything from Call Of Duty to Overwatch and World Of Warcraft you’d expected Bobby Kotick to be earning a pretty penny, but […]