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Resurfaced video shows Activision Blizzard execs on panel that joked about over-sexualized female characters

A video showing Activision Blizzard executives joking about over-sexualized female video game characters in "World of Warcraft" resurfaced on Twitter. The video resurfaced amid news the company is being sued, in a lawsuit accusing it of having a "frat boy" culture where women were routinely harassed. Activision Blizzard called the allegations "distorted, and in many cases false" in a statement. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Warcraft creator studio sued for sexual harassment | Digital Trends Spanish

The state of California, through the Department of Housing and Fair Employment, has filed a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard and Blizzard Entertainment, the companies behind games like Call of Duty, Overwatch Y World of Warcraft. The reason for the lawsuit is due to the study's work culture, which allows constant sexual abuse and harassment against the company's female employees. Specifically, the lawsuit is directed at what happened within Blizzard Entertainment, the studio that created Warcraft, StarCraft and the most recent Overwatch. And this is based on testimonies of employees and former employees, who accuse that the study is basically managed like a university house for men, in which they tend to have inappropriate behaviors with their colleagues. Among other details, these e...