Activision Blizzard it is not having a good time and the whole industry must, in one way or another, take a stand. Now, Geoff Keighley – creator and host of TGA – has said that Activison will not be a part of The Game Awards 2021. “There is no room for abuse,” he writes on Twitter.
Specifically, Keighley writes: “Beyond the nominations, I can confirm that Activision Blizzard will not be part of The Game Awards 2021. The TGAs are a time to celebrate this industry, the greatest form of entertainment in the world. There is no room. for abuses, the annoyance or predatory behavior in any company or community. ”
He goes on to write: “I also realize that we have a great platform that can accelerate and inspire the change. We are committed to making this happen, but we must all work together to create a better and more inclusive environment to make sure everyone feels safe and can create the best games in the world. ”
He then concludes with: “We are all responsible for achieving this standard. Incredible games – and the talented developers who created them – are what we want to celebrate. See you on Thursday.” So this is the line of The Game Awards 2021 and Geoff Keighley.
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