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#BoycottBlizzard, Former World of Warcraft Developer Disavows Company for Bowing to China

Posted on 09 October 2019

Video game industry legend Mark Kern disavowed Blizzard for kowtowing to Chinese censorship, encouraging gamers to “rise up” and “#BoycottBlizzard.” Kern, who grew up in Asia, was involved in some of Blizzard Entertainment’s most famous games. He worked as a producer for demon-slaying epic “Diablo 2” and as a team lead on “World of Warcraft.” He took what he described as a “huge risk” and damned American dependency on Chinese markets, saying in a tweet thread, “[W]e are in a situation where unlimited Communist money...