• Hearthstone Players Banned from Forum for 1,000 Years | Game Rant

    7 days ago - By Game Rant

    Recently, Blizzard issued a statement about its on-going Hong Kong controversy that began when it banned Hearthstone Pro Ng Wai Chung, better known as "Blitzchung," for calling for the liberation of Hong Kong from the Chinese Community Party. Blizzard did walk back the punishment's severity, cutting the ban time in half and restoring Blitzchung's prize money, all of which solicited a reply from Blitzchung. However, Blitzchung's sentiment hit home for several Hearthstone players, who also used the game in a way to call for support of the Hong Kong movement. At least two figures have been...
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  • Suspended Hearthstone Player Blitzchung Responds to Blizzard's Decision

    Suspended Hearthstone Player Blitzchung Responds to Blizzard's Decision

    7 days ago - By Game Rant

    Blitzchung, the professional Hearthstone player who was suspended by Blizzard following him professing pro-Hong Kong sentiment during an official broadcast, has written a response. The response comes a day after Blizzard issued an official statement regarding the situation which reduced Blitzchung's suspension to six months and reinstated his tournament winnings. In his response, Blitzchung acknowledges his fault but questions the severity of his punishment. Blitchung's statement, which he posted to Twitter, begins with him offering his gratitude to Blizzard for reconsidering their initial...
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