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Blizzard files trademark for 'Compete' eSports service

Debates about its merits as a true sport aside, the success of services like Twitch further highlights the rising popularity of eSports. We’ve already seen major companies like Amazon, ESPN and Google (via YouTube Gaming) get involved so it’s of…

Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo is leaving the company

Blizzard Entertainment's Chief Creative Officer, Rob Pardo, recently revealed he is leaving the company. The 17-year veteran played a role in nearly every major release from Blizzard over the past decade and a half, notably serving as lead designer on…

Found: eSports, StarCraft II showcased on new YouTube show

With competitive gaming on the rise, Red Bull has picked up ex-pro gamer Walshy to host a new show that follows the eSports scene -- particularly StarCraft II. The crew plans to cover Blizzard's RTS over the next few months, including an upcoming chat with developers...