Professional in game

Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.

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Blizzard confirms that a digital BlizzCon will happen early next year

In May, Blizzard was forced to pull the plug on BlizzCon 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, like many other companies that were forced to scrap their big festivals, it said that it hoped to put together an online substitute instead, expected to take place sometime in 2021. During Activision’s second-quarter earnings call today, Blizzard president J. Allen Brack confirmed that the plan is still going ahead.

“We are planning on channeling the spirit of BlizzCon into a virtual event in the early part of next year,” Brack said during the call’s Q&A session. “We’re really fortunate to have a passionate and engaged community that’s really looking forward to what we’re creating and what we’re working on. And we’re looking forward to sharing what the teams have been working on for that event.”

Blizzard should be in a good position to hold a successful online event: It normally offers

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National Videogame Museum completely recreated in Doom WAD

The National Videogame Museum in Frisco, Texas, is about to get an interesting new exhibit: a Doom WAD that completely recreates the National Videogame Museum itself. Not only is that cool, but you can download the WAD, fire it up, and check out the museum without...

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Blizzard confirms that a digital BlizzCon will happen early next year

In May, Blizzard was forced to pull the plug on BlizzCon 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But, like many other companies that were forced to scrap their big festivals, it said that it hoped to put together an online substitute instead, expected to take place...

Call of Duty: Mobile success proves Diablo Immortal was a good idea, Activision says

The backlash that followed the 2018 announcement of Diablo Immortal—a mobile game—was truly furious, beyond even what Blizzard expected. Blizzard co-founder Allen Adham tried to put a positive spin on it, saying the reaction merely reflected the "passion" that fans...

Activsion confirms that Treyarch and Raven are making the new Call of Duty

We don't know much about the next Call of Duty game, beyond the fact that it's happening, but there are some fairly solid rumors kicking around. Like the title: Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War. Activision confirmed another rumor today in its Q2 FY2020 earnings,...

National Videogame Museum completely recreated in Doom WAD

The National Videogame Museum in Frisco, Texas, is about to get an interesting new exhibit: a Doom WAD that completely recreates the National Videogame Museum itself. Not only is that cool, but you can download the WAD, fire it up, and check out the museum without...

This trailer for Flight Catastrophe will convince you to stick to bus travel

I'm fresh off the horrors of automobile collision investigation simulator Accident when this sucker lands in my inbox. It's a trailer for Flight Catastrophe, a simulator about horrifying shit happening aboard a commercial airliner. The trailer is... something. You can...