StarCraft 2 developer Blizzard Entertainment will honor player and caster Geoff “iNcontroL” Robinson with a “commemorative bundle” that’s free for all players. Robinson died in July from a pulmonary embolism.
“It’s still surreal to us,” Christine said. “You hear about people becoming professional esports players and to us, it was one of those far-off dreams, like your kid being a pro soccer player or pro football
Though video game culture is seldom a quiet, peaceful place, the uproar over Blizzard Entertainment punishing a popular gamer for showing support for Hong Kong protesters has shaken the whole industry.