The backlash against Blizzard has been swift, with gamers and politicians  weighing in. There has been talk of a boycott, with #blizzardboycott trending on Twitter. Photograph: Michael Nelson/EPA

Sports and politics often cross paths. In recent months alone there have been debates about everything from former England captain Gary Lineker sharin(...)

Competitors prepare to play Mario Kart during a Saturday Night Speedway tournament at the HyperX Esports Arena at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Photograph: Joe Buglewicz/New York Times

The rise of esports – electronic sports – is no surprise to anyone who has followed the video game industry. They are expected to bring in more than €(...)

Riot Games: has a presence in Ireland

The gaming sector offers some of the most lucrative pay packages to marketers, a new Irish salary survey shows. The study of about 1,250 people workin(...)

World of Warcraft: Blizzard Entertainment is a subsidiary of American video game developer Activision Blizzard, which made the blockbuster World of Warcraft

Cork-based games company Blizzard Entertainment Ireland has reported a 17 per cent decline in pre-tax profit to €2.8 million last year, down from €3.(...)