If you thought Blizzard was only focused on StarCraft, Warcraft and Diablo, maybe you#DY#re wrong.
Blizzard Entertainment execs Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-Founder, Rob Pardo, Senior VP of Game Design, and Frank Pearce, Executive VP of Product Development talked about the company#DY#s history at this DICE.
The team revealed a list of the Blizzard games that have been canceled over the course of their 17 years, a list longer than you may think.
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Morhaime and Blizzard VPs Rob Pardo and Frank Pearce also detailed the company#DY#s early history on the eve of its seventeenth year.
When the company was purchased by Davidson in 1994, the new owner had a hands-off approach. "They told us #DY#We#DY#ll give you full creative control. We don#DY#t want to change anything you are doing#DY#", said Morhaime.
"We had the illusion that, even though we had sold the company, that we still owned it or still had the control to do the things we wanted to do or make the games we wanted to play."
When Davidson sold the company, Blizzard already had a track record and were able to continue operating in the same fashion, which Morhaime notes as a factor of their success over the years.
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