VG247 is out at GameLab, an trade occasion in Barcelona the place Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime right this moment accepted the 2019 Honor Award.
Morhaime stepped down as Blizzard’s president in October 2018, did a brief stint in an advisory position, then left the corporate he based shortly after. He’s since been having fun with retirement.
We received probability to speak to Morhaime throughout a roundtable interview, throughout which we requested about his non-compete contract with Blizzard. It seems he could also be coming again to the video games trade before you might have thought, since his non-compete clause resulted in April this 12 months.
“I’m allowed to do something now,” Morhaime mentioned. “The very fact is true now we’re nonetheless within the brainstorming part, we’re exploring a bunch of various concepts. I don’t actually have something that I’m prepared to speak about.”
We adopted up by asking if he deliberate to remain in video games. “A few of our concepts are in video games and a few of them will not be,” he replied.