Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year.


Blizzard president J. Allen Brack began BlizzCon 2019 today in Anaheim, California with some remarks about the company’s controversial decision to ban a Hearthstone pro for saying “Liberate Hong Kong” on a livestream. You can read more about his statement in our story. But we’ve captured the moment and posted it to YouTube for you to view.

You can watch Brack’s full statement on the subject in the clip above.

BlizzCon is continuing through the weekend. And we’ll have more coverage about Diablo IV, new World of Warcraft content, and more.

GamesBeat

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member