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Activision Blizzard Fires World of Warcraft Game Designer for Making Fun of Corporate Greed

Activision Blizzard leaders didn’t appreciate jokes that poked fun at greedy corporate execs via a conniving, scampering, and loot-obsessed character in World of Warcraft, so much so they fired the game designer who wrote the little goblin’s voice lines.

Sonic1881121d ago

You know Blizzard and Microsoft thinks a like and they both have the same philosophy 🤔 So does that mean Microsoft are lovers too 🤔

Sonic1881120d ago (Edited 120d ago )

Lovers lol I meant to say Losers (typo error) 🤣

AmUnRa120d ago

You mean losers...right?

Zhipp120d ago

How do MS and blizzard have the same philosophy?

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Inverno121d ago

said it before, I'll say it again. Unionize!

Magog121d ago

I won't ever give that company another dime.

Snookies12121d ago (Edited 121d ago )

Yep, I'm sure Diablo 4 is a great game. I'm also sure that I'm glad I didn't purchase it. I know it won't make much difference, but I refuse to contribute any sales/money to Blizzard.

shinoff2183121d ago

I don't know about part 3 but it sounds like 4 is more multi-player based and the micro transactions sound like a blast.

I'd rather go get a used copy of 3 never bought it. I believe there's 3 different versions released with dlc just never looked into which one was the most complete

sadraiden121d ago

N4G is such a bizarre website. You either have the "company has crossed the line with shady business practices and lacklustre games" crowd or you have the "wHy CaNt YoU lEt PeOpLe JuSt HaVe FuN?" crowd.

Personally, I don't see what Diablo 4 is doing that is any better or more innovative than what Grim Dawn already did 7 years ago.

xander31120d ago

same, i very much want to at least dabble in diablo 4 a little bit but fuck it, i'm not going to and i don't trust blizzard to deliver a good game anyway. they specialize in digital storefronts now and grindfests.

Old McGroin121d ago

Yes, I'm sure the 20 or so people on N4G saying they're boycotting them will really make them want to change their ways. Anywho, I'm off to get stuck into more Diablo 4!

SullysCigar121d ago

Blizzard thanks you for supporting corporate greed. Good work, soldier!

Old McGroin120d ago

@SullysCigar

Thanks man! And likewise to you, because everything you own has been produced by a corporation to make money! Glad we're all in this together!

xander31120d ago

difference is you are buying a product, not a game. I'm not interested in products, i want to play games.

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wiz7191120d ago

I understand that but I still would buy it to support the devs , it’s like a double edge sword

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phoenixwing121d ago

Blizzard fleecing pockets...ok. but the moment you poke fun at them for it they lose their cool lol I was waiting for a sale to buy diablo 4 now I'm just skipping it altogether. Having no sense of humor is a serious problem.