In The News
In the wake of an exodus of employees from Blizzard’s Ireland office, Kotaku’s Jason Schreier is out with a report of Blizzard’s cost-cutting measures.
“Blizzard has spent the year taking big measures to cut costs as it prepares for a lean 2019. Those measures, as conveyed by people who work or have worked for the iconic studio, include employee buyouts in which workers are offered money to leave, a broadening of the finance department, and the limitation of budgets for any team at the company that isn’t directly making video games.”
Elder Scrolls cookbook incoming. Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, who made cookbooks for Game of Thrones and World of Warcraft, is creating Tamriel’s version.
Ninja came in 1st for Twitch’s most-watched channel in the last week at 1.72 million hours watched, TEO reports. Shroud came in 2nd, lirik in 3rd and tfue in 4th.
Players’ Lounge redesigned its product, resulting in a 25% increase in week-over-week matches played for four weeks running.
Investors continue to assault our inboxes. Including a few billionaires. We’re holding strong.
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Extra Esports News:
TEO’s Trent Murray has a breakdown of the “Top 5 Rising Esports To Watch For in 2019.”
Happy birthday Rasmus “Chessie” Blomdin and Kim “Forte” Ki Yong!