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Activision drops ‘Call of Duty: Vanguard’ teaser ahead of official reveal

Images for the next Call of Duty game have recently surfaced online, giving us a glimpse of what to expect for the future of the franchise. Now, Activision has released a teaser trailer for the upcoming installment called Call of Duty: Vanguard, featuring elements clearly indicating that the game is set during World War II.…

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Activision teases Call of Duty: Vanguard reveal for August 19 inside Warzone

A new GamesBeat event is around the corner! Learn more about what comes next.  Activision confirmed it will reveal Call of Duty: Vanguard as the latest installment in the shooter series at an event inside Call of Duty: Warzone at 10: 30 a.m. Pacific time on August 19. Numerous leakers have said Vanguard is set…

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Activision may have fired a few employees, but with people like Fran Townsend still in charge, some don’t expect real change

‘Yikes’ doesn’t begin to cover it Activision Blizzard has offered forth its initial salvo of sacrificial lambs. Blizzard President J. Allen “I despise frat boy culture/Heroes of the Storm killer/half-hearted Hearthstone debacle apologizer” (what a mark in just a few years!) Brack and the head of Blizzard HR are out. But CEO Bobby Kotick and…

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Activision Blizzard lawsuit: Latest updates and what you need to know

SOPA Images/Getty It’s been a tumultuous two weeks for gaming titan Activision Blizzard. The company has been rocked by an explosive lawsuit, leading to the resignation of Blizzard President J. Allen Brack. The company is being sued by the state of California, which accuses it of workplace discrimination against its female workforce. The suit, filed by the…

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Shareholders sue Activision Blizzard for withholding harassment info

Why didn’t you tell us you’re awful? — Complaint: “False and misleading statements” led to “artificially inflated” stock. Kyle Orland – Aug 3, 2021 9:17 pm UTC In a proposed class-action lawsuit, Activision Blizzard shareholders argue that they were “economically damaged” by company executives withholding information and allegations that have recently come to light through…

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Activision Blizzard’s Q2 2021 bookings drop 7% to $1.92B

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Activision Blizzard reported earnings today that beat Wall Street’s and its own expectations with 19% revenue growth to $2.29 billion for the second quarter ended June 30. The earnings come the same day that the company announced that J. Allen Brack was no…

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Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Timeline: The Story So Far

Activision Blizzard and its current and former employees are in the middle of dealing with the fallout of a lawsuit filed by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing that alleges the company fostered a “frat boy” culture in which female employees were subjected to sexual harasssment, unequal pay, and much more.Since the lawsuit…

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Activision Blizzard Employees Form Coalition, Reject CEO’s Choice of Law Firm

Employees from every Activision Blizzard studio have formed a working group.By Matt T.M. KimUpdated: 3 Aug 2021 7:30 pmPosted: 3 Aug 2021 5:00 pmA coalition of workers from across multiple Activision Blizzard development studios, calling itself the ABK Workers Alliance, has sent a joint letter to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick and his executive leadership team…

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Activision Blizzard lawsuit: A timeline of key events, and everything you need to know

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Activision Blizzard) Activision Blizzard, the publisher behind World of Warcraft, Diablo and Call of Duty, is being sued by The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing following a two-year investigation into the company’s alleged discrimination against female employees.The suit claims that Activision Blizzard fosters a “pervasive ‘frat boy’ culture”,…

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Activision Blizzard staff respond to Bobby Kotick statement

Employees say that CEO statement fails to address multiple issues laid out in wake of lawsuitStaff at Activision Blizzard have criticised Bobby Kotick’s attempts to address concerns at the company, following a staged walkout in protest of the firm’s poor response to a recent harassment lawsuit.The employee statement — shared with IGN — claims that…