Blizzard Entertainment is an American video game growth and also publishing business serving in Irvine, California. The firm was started in 1991 by Allen Adam, Michael Moraine and Frank Pearce as Silicon & Synapse. Prominent Turmoil Studios In 1994 after that Blizzard Amusement The same year, she went to the beginning of the Warcraft (as well as World of Warcraft), Diablo, Star craft, and also extra just recently Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm as well as Overwatch. The workshop was a subsidiary of the French Team Vivaldi (initially within Vivaldi Universal Gaming, after that the Activision Blizzard publisher, following the merging run in July 2008) till the sale of 49% of its actions in October 2013 where Activision Blizzard ends up being independent.
Yesterday afternoon Geoff Kafka, host and organizer The Game Awards, said he was carefully evaluate the situation of Activision Blizzard, this to know exactly how to handle announcements and revelations of the company in this event. For now, he has already given his answer and yes Activision Blizzard will be officially out of the ceremony.
Via Twitter, Kafka explained that, beyond their nominations, there will be no dedicated space for any company announcement.
In subsequent tweets, Kafka stated the following:
The Game Awards is a time of celebration for the industry, the biggest form of entertainment in the world. There is no room for abuse, harassment or any predatory practice of any company or community.
I am also aware that we have a huge platform that can accelerate and inspire change. We are committed to that, but we all have to work together to create a better and more inclusive environment that everyone can feel safe in order to create world-class games.
The Game Awards will be held on Thursday, December 9.
Note from the editor: Good to see beyond Kafka finally made a decision, then remember that at any time he had spoken about the controversy of Activision Blizzard. He evidently he wanted to remain as neutral as possible to know how he would proceed with announcements of the company, but the position he is now more than clear.