NHL team bans video games on the road

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NHL team bans video games on the road

Balancing time between work and video games is a struggle, no matter who does it—even, apparently, for professional hockey players in the NHL. According to Bo Horvat, a 23-year-old center playing with the Vancouver Canucks, players have decided amongst themselves to ban video games for the upcoming 2019 NHL season, which starts tonight.

Mike Morhaime steps down as Blizzard president

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Mike Morhaime steps down as Blizzard president

Activision announced today that Mike Morhaime, the co-founder and president of Blizzard Entertainment, has stepped down. He will be succeeded in the role by World of Warcraft executive producer J. Allen Brack, but will remain a "strategic advisor" to the company. 

You can get Black Desert Online for free, but only if you can reach level 56 in one week

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You can get Black Desert Online for free, but only if you can reach level 56 in one week

Black Desert Online is a "buy-to-play" MMO with purchase options ranging from $10 to $50, and a free 7-day trial for people who are curious but not convinced. Starting today and running until October 17, Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games are presenting an interesting challenge to trial players that, if successfully completed, will grant them permanent access to the game, for free.