32 Years And Still Grinding -Episode 397

In this episode, I talked about the UK’s CMA regarding the Microsoft-Activision acquisition. Bobby Kotick and Lulu Cheng Meservey had… things to say. Twitter is limiting Tweet frequency. Blizzard Entertainment has been in the industry for 32 years. Other topics include: D.I.C.E., Diablo Hell’s Ink tour, Interview with Chris Metzen, and things connected to Diablo II: Resurrected, Diablo III and Diablo Immortal.

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • Gov.UK posted a press release titled: “Microsoft – Activision deal could harm UK gamers”
  • BBC.com posted an article titled: “Microsoft deal to buy Activision opposed by UK regulator”
  • Kotaku posted an article titled: “Bobby Kotick Says UK Will Become ‘Death Valley’ If Microsoft Purchase Isn’t Approved”
  • Axios posted an article that started with “1 big thing: Activision wants to talk”
  • The Hollywood Reporter posted an article titled: “Twitter Places Limits on Tweet Frequency, Impacting Business and Individual Accounts”
  • Community Manager Kaivax (World of Warcraft) posted: “Twitter Integration Removed from World of Warcraft”
  • Mike Ybarra (President of Blizzard) posted at tweet that started with: “Few game companies make it 32 years in this industry…”
  • Rod Fergusson (SVP, GM of all things Diablo) tweeted about D.I.C.E 2023
  • D.I.C.E Summit 2023 includes several speakers from Blizzard Entertainment
  • @Diablo tweeted a map that shows where the last Diablo Hell’s Ink location will be
  • Wowhead had an exclusive interview with Chris Metzen
  • PCZeitgeist posted an article titled: “Every Game Canceled By Blizzard From 1995 to 2022, Including Diablo GameBoy”
  • Diablo II: Resurrected Ladder Season Three Coming Soon
  • FilthieRich (Community Manager) wrote that Diablo III Season 27 is coming to a close on February 19
  • @Diablo tweeted “D3 PTR 2.7.5 has ended, but the Eternal Conflict rages on”
  • Diablo Immortal posted “Brave The Perils Of The Fen In Diablo Immortal”
  • Echo Gaming posted a YouTube video titled: “The Diablo Immortal Problem”

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