Play With Your Demons – Episode 414

In this episode, I talked about Microsoft might withdraw Activision merger from the UK. Overwatch celebrates Pride Month, and Running of the Trolls (WoW) will support the Trevor Project. Blizzard Pride gear is still available. Western Digital has expandable storage cards for Xbox S | X. McFarland Toys will make collectible figures based on Diablo and World of Warcraft.

In Diablo IV news, Whoopi Goldberg had things to say about it. There is an official Diablo IV patch notes (that updates). Diablo: Book of Lorath is now available. Also included videos and articles about accessibility in Diablo IV, news articles about the game, and a video of a Necromancer cosplay.

Things mentioned in this episode:

  • IGN posted an article titled: “Activision Blizzard Report Shows 29 Harassment Incidents After Bobby Kotick’s ‘No Systemic Issue” Claim”
  • Eurogamer posted an article titled: “Microsoft’s ‘extreme’ options to bypass acquisition block could include withdrawing Activision from the UK”
  • VideoGamesChronicle posted an article titled: “South Korea is the latest country to approve Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition”
  • U.S. Federal Trade Commission posted a release titled: “FTC Will Require Microsoft to Pay $20 million over Charges it Illegally Collected Personal Information from Children without Their Parents’ Consent”
  • Game Developer posted an article titled: “CWA rescinds three Unfair Labor Practice charges against Activision Blizzard”
  • The Verge posted an article titled: “Western Digital announces Xbox expandable storage cards, starting at $79.00”
  • Steve Saylor posted a YouTube video titled: “Diablo IV – Accessibility Review”
  • @flashvertron completed Diablo IV campaign solo as a blind gamer (Twitter thread)
  • Ross Minor posted an blog post titled: “Diablo IV Blind Accessibility Review: So Much Progress, but So Much More to Go”
  • Running of the Trolls charity event will take place on Feathermoon-US (WoW)- supports Trevor Project and accessibility
  • McFarland Toys and Blizzard Entertainment have a licensing agreement for collectible figures
  • Overwatch 2 celebrates Pride Month with player icons, and a brand new story
  • Overwatch 2 put a series of posters featuring LGBTQ+ Heroes from Overwatch 2 on Twitter
  • Blizzard Gear Store still has Pride Month shirts/hoodies/etc – included some with the trans flag
  • Businesswire posted a press release titled: “Diablo IV Launches, Immediately Sets New Record as Blizzard Entertainment’s Fastest-Selling Game of All Time”
  • PC Gamer posted an article titled: “Whoopi Goldberg lambasts Blizzard for not releasing Diablo IV on Mac: ‘This really pissed me off!'”
  • Wowhead posted an article titled: “World First Recorded HC Uber Lilith Kill by Ben”
  • Blizzard posted “Diablo IV Patch Notes” – which will be updated
  • Windows Central posted an article titled: “Blizzard swings the class nerf bat in Diablo 4’s first patch”
  • Diablo: Book of Lorath now available on Amazon
  • Forbes posted an article titled: “The Only ‘Diablo 4’ Altars of Lilith May You’ll Need”
  • GameSpot posted an article titled: “Diablo 4 Review – Mother Knows Best” – by Alessandro Barbosa
  • PCGamer posted an article titled: “The original Diablo 3 was canceled, and it looks surprisingly similar to Diablo 4”
  • Forbes posted an article titled: “Fellow Casuals ‘Diablo 4’ Is The Gateway To Hello You’ve Waited For”
  • PCGamer posted an article titled: “Diablo 4 has two expansions cooking already”
  • KamuiCosplay posted a video of her Diablo IV Necromancer Cosplay

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