blizzard-continues-to-ban-pro-hong-kong-statements-on-twitch-streams

Blizzard, which runs an e-sports program called Hearthstone and is currently holding a worldwide gaming tour which it calls the Masters Tour, is banning pro-Hong Kong statements from its Twitch channel. “Viewers who type ‘Free Hong Kong’ during the Hearthstone Masters Tour will receive a 24-hour chat restriction from the PlayHearthstone Twitch channel,” Dot Esports said. “Dot Esports…

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the-blizzard-gaming-boycott-is-the-tip-of-the-chinese-censorship-iceberg

If you’ve somehow managed to browse the internet without hearing about the Blizzard debacle, let me catch you up: Blizzard Entertainment is a gaming company that runs Hearthstone, an online card game with competitive tournaments. A Hong Kong-based player named Ng Wai Chung (alias Blitzchung) used a pro-democracy slogan during a post-match interview that was…

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american-university-students-barred-from-gaming-platform-after-holding-sign-that-reads-‘free-hong-kong’

Activision Blizzard, the inventor of the game “Hearthstone,” has suspended three American University students for holding a sign that read, “Free Hong Kong. Boycott Blitz.” At the conclusion of a match, Casey Chambers, Torin Wright, and Corwin Dark held up their pro-democracy sign. In the video, they were immediately censored and taken off the screen.…

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blizzard-employees-protest-gaming-giant’s-ban-of-pro-hong-kong-player

Activision Blizzard is now facing backlash from its employees after the gaming company, one of the largest in the United States, banned a professional Hearthstone player that spoke out in defense of the pro-democratic Hong Kong protesters. More than two dozen Blizzard employees walked out of work Tuesday afternoon protesting the company for capitulating to communist…

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america’s-biggest-gaming-company-bans-player-for-backing-hong-kong-protesters

Activision Blizzard, one of America’s most preeminent gaming companies, has capitulated to communist China’s censorship, suspending professional ‘Hearthstone’ player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai from the company’s grand master tournament for advocating on behalf of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times,” Blitzchung can be heard saying on Hearthstone’s official…

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