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J. Allen Brack.

Blizzard apologized for its handling of the ‘Hearthstone’ Hong Kong controversy — but won’t lift its ban on the pro gamer who ...

In his first appearance since Blizzard sparked an international controversy involving Hong Kong, the company's president, J. Allen Brack, apologized.
Blizzard President J. Allen Brack.

Blizzard’s president admitted to fans that the company failed in its response to the ‘Hearthstone’ Hong Kong controversy

Blizzard president J. Allen Brack told fans at the company's annual convention Blizzcon that the company had 'failed in our purpose' and apologised.
A man plays Hearthstone game on smartphone in Ankara, Turkey on November 26, 2018.

Blizzard denies reports that it’s banning Twitch viewers for pro-Hong Kong chat

Blizzard said it issued bans against people for spam, not their political views.
Blizzard banned 3 college Hearthstone players after they held up a sign calling for a boycott.

Blizzard bans 3 more ‘Hearthstone’ players for holding up pro-Hong Kong protest signs during a livestream

The US games giant has meted out further bans despite widespread criticism of how it treated Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai last week.

Google’s decision to remove a game that let users play as a Hong Kong protester has reportedly ignited a debate among employees

Google employees are reportedly engaged in a company-wide debate on the pro-democracy Hong Kong protests.
Blizzard gave Mei this special outfit to celebrate the Year of the Rooster in 2017.

Blizzard cancelled an event at Nintendo’s New York superstore amid a fan backlash to its Hong Kong controversy

Blizzard had planned to celebrate the launch of "Overwatch" on the Nintendo Switch with a special event at the Nintendo Store in Rockefeller Plaza.

Blizzard broke its silence to say China didn’t influence its decision to ban a professional gamer from Hong Kong, but fans aren’t buying i...

People aren't satisfied with Blizzard's claim that China didn't influence its decision to ban pro gamer from Hong Kong, so they're planning protests.
Blitzchung, real name Chung Ng Wai.

The banned ‘Hearthstone’ gamer at the centre of a China censorship furore spoke out for the first time after Blizzard reduced his ban

Blizzard announced on Saturday that it would be reducing Blitzchung's ban from one year to six months.
Blitzchung (right) speaks out in support of Hong Kong protests during a post-game interview. The two commentators (left), ducked their heads after he made the remarks.

Here’s a timeline of Activision Blizzard’s terrible week, as it faces fan protests after an esports athlete was punished for voicing suppo...

Fans are threatening boycott and protests as Blizzard prepares for its annual fan convention, BlizzCon, on November 1.
Blizzard President J Allen Brack.

Blizzard says its ‘relationships in China had no influence on our decision’ to punish an esports athlete who voiced his support for Hong K...

Blizzard CEO J Allen Brack issued the company's first public statement since it was accused of censoring a Hong Kong-based esports competitor.