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Weekly News Roundup Issue #76

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have fresh news on the newly announced Dia...

Keen Cast Ep. 17

How Can Blizzard Make Things Right? – Keen Cast Ep. 17

On Keen Cast Ep. 17, David, Sean, and Tim discuss how Blizzard how make things right after its weak apology at BlizzCon this year. What should the company do to distance itself from the Hong Kong controversy? We also talk about Overwatch 2, Diablo 4,...

Blitzchung banned from Hearthsone Grandmaster

Blizzard President Apologizes Over Pro-Player Ban

J. Allen Brack has taken the stage during the opening ceremony at BlizzCon 2019 and before starting, he issued a statement apologizing and taking accountability for the mishandling of the Hong Kong player situation that lead to weeks of criticism aga...

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? - KeenCast Ep. 15

Is Censorship Good or Bad for Games? – Keen Cast Ep. 15

In Keen Cast's fifteenth episode, Sean and David decide whether or not censorship is good for the video game industry. Would we support titles that are heavily censored? We also talk about Google Stadia, Xbox Game Pass' supposed success, Larian Studi...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #74

Weekly News Roundup Issue #74

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week we have fresh news on the Blizzard-Blitzchung...

US Congress Letter

US Congress Members are Petitioning Blizzard to Un-Ban Blitzchung

Just in case you thought things with Blizzard were starting to cool down, five members of the US Congress have petitioned Bobby Kotick to un-ban Blitzchung, effectively going over J. Allen Brack's head and citing an attempt to silence free speech. On...

Was Blizzard Wrong? - Keen Cast Ep. 14

Was Blizzard Wrong? – Keen Cast Ep. 14

In Keen Cast's fourteenth episode, David, Sean, and Tim determine whether or not Blizzard was wrong with the way it handled a pro Hearthstone player's comments regarding the Hong Kong protests. We also talk about more PlayStation 5 news, Doom Eternal...

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Everything you need to know about the Blizzard Scandal

Are you finally sitting down and still wondering what this whole Blizzard Scandal is? Worry not, we bring you a complete what-to-know up to this point about Blizzard and why is on everyone's crosshairs. It’s been a tumultuous week for Blizzard,...

Weekly News Roundup Issue #73

Weekly News Roundup Issue #73

This is your latest Weekly News Roundup. Every week we gather together last week's most prominent news from right here at KeenGamer for the busier folks out there looking for more bitesize news. This week Blizzard has been centre stage in a slew of c...

Blizzard censoring Battletags

Blizzard Battletags can’t contain the words Hong Kong anymore

Some Blizzard users were trying to create new BattleTags with the words "Hong Kong" in them, only to be denied citing a violation of naming policies on Blizzard's side. Blizzard users have started to report that they’re being prevented from hav...

Blizzar Employees Walkout

Blizzard US employees staged a walkout amidst controversial Hearthstone player ban

Some Blizzard US employees have staged walkout following the company's decision to ban a Hong Kong player after he expressed support for the ongoing protests in his country. A small number of Blizzard employees in the US staged a walkout in the compa...

Blitzchung banned from Hearthsone Grandmaster

Blitzchung banned by Blizzard over political statement

Blitzchung banned by Blizzard after expressing support for Hong Kong protests, sparking outrage and backlash. In addition to being banned, he was also stripped from earnings and disqualified from the current tournament. Pro Hearthstone player Blitzch...

Blizzard users unable to delete accounts.

Blizzard users are reportedly having problems deleting their accounts

Have you ever been at a bar, gotten upset and then when tried to leave, been told you can't? Blizzard users have been trying to delete their accounts following the ban of Blitzchung, only to encounter an error message preventing them from doing so. ...

Blizzard Stock Fall

Activision Blizzard’s stock takes mild fall following Pro Player ban

Sometimes controversial decisions cause major consequences. Activision Blizzard stock falls in what seems to be a direct response from the community after they banned a Hong Kong player due to a repeated political statement. Following yesterday’...

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