Blizzard's Former Founder Has Started a New Games Company

Ex-Blizzard founder and president Mike Morhaime announced that he has founded a new video game publishing company this morning, and that its first two studios would be led by other departed Blizzard executives and designers. While it's not yet known what they're working on, and having high-profile veterans founding new ventures is far from a proven recipe for success, the announcement at the very least proves that the waves of senior staff who departed Blizzard in recent years were fleeing the company itself, not retiring from making games.

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