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Activision Blizzard is using ‘Diablo IV’ to argue against unions

Placeholder while article actions load Video game publisher Activision Blizzard’s lawyers and employees were back in front of the National Labor Relations Board this week, arguing over who should get to vote on a potential Blizzard Albany union. Activision Blizzard’s lawyers have framed much of their argument in the Blizzard Albany hearing around the highly …

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Diablo 4 Leaks Highlight Difficulty Options, In-Depth Character Creator

Leaked Diablo IV screenshots and footage from a private build of the game have given fans their first look at how the next entry in Blizzard’s iconic ARPG franchise will handle difficulty settings and character creation. Screenshots show players will be able to choose from a number of different body types, faces, hairstyles, accessories, tattoos, …

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Diablo Devs Say Activision Back To Its Old ‘Union-Busting’ Tricks

Image: Blizzard Nearly two months after Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick announced the company would finally begin bargaining its first union contract with the Game Workers Alliance at Raven Software, staff at Blizzard Albany, currently working on Diablo IV, say the publisher is back to trying to union-bust. They accuse Activision Blizzard of rehiring the …

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Diablo Immortal Player Paid To Win Too Much, Can No Longer Find PvP Matches

One Diablo Immortal player who spent thousands of dollars in order to “pay to win” at Blizzard’s free-to-play mobile ARPG can no longer matchmake with other players for the game’s PvP battlegrounds. Diablo Immortal’s pay-to-win mechanics have been well documented. Players can purchase legendary crests to not only get the best and most powerful gems, …

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Diablo Immortal Player Says He Can’t Get A Match After Spending $100,000

Screenshot: Blizzard / jtisallbusiness / Kotaku Diablo Immortal’s pay-to-win mechanics have been controversial since the game launched back in June. Now they’ve also apparently broken the game for at least one YouTuber who reportedly spent over $100,000 on beefing up his Barbarian character. The player’s win rate is seemingly so good the game won’t even …

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