Sony Coming In Hot – Episode 405

In this episode, I read to you articles about Activision Blizzard surveilling workers doing a walkout. Activision Blizzard is also in trouble regarding eSports. Sony appears to be really cranky about the incoming Activision Blizzard acquisition by Microsoft. Wowhead interviewed two Diablo IV developers. There is a HumbleBundle with books from Blizzard’s games. I also talked a bit about Diablo IV.

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • Engadget (Via Yahoo! News) posted an article titled: “NRLB says Activision Blizzard illegally surveilled employees during a walkout”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “NLRB to Fire Complaint Against Activision Blizzard in Illegal Surveillance Case”
  • Greg Street (@Ghostcrawler) is starting is own remote game studio
  • VideoGamesChronicle posted an article titled: “Activision Blizzard sued by US Justice Department for ‘suppressing esports wages'”
  • Kotaku “Sony Lashes Out At Government For Not Shutting Down Microsoft Activision Deal”
  • VideoGamesChronicle posted an article titled: “Sony calls UK regulator’s reversed stance on the Microsoft Activision deal ‘surprising and irrational'”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “Xbox Activision Deal: Sony Calls CMA’s Reduced Concern ‘Surprising. Unprecedented, and Irrational”
  • IGN posted an article titled: “Blizzard Lead Reveals Global Release Times For Diablo IV”
  • Mike Ybarra (@Quik) tweeted the times that Diablo IV would launch in US, Europe, and Asia
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “Diablo IV Group Interview Unveils New Information – Future of Diablo III, Leaderboards, Seasons”
  • PCGames posted an article titled: “Diablo 4 is the “best” of the series Blizzard says, and here’s why”
  • Blizzard posted “Diablo IV Inside The Game: Into The Endgame”
  • Blizzard Humble Bundle “Legends & Lore” bundle includes books about Diablo, Warcraft, and Starcraft
  • IGN posted an article titled: “PlayStation Files Patent for Controller That Turns Hot and Cold”
  • Álvaro Jiménez (@alvarojh_art) posted his artwork titled “Hail Lilith” on Twitter.

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