Blizzard Plays StarCraft II at NASDAQ to Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square to celebrate its 20th year creating digital interactive entertainment for gamers around the world.

In honor of the occasion, Mike Morhaime, chief executive officer and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, presided over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Morhaime was joined by Frank Pearce, executive vice president of product development and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment; Allen Adham, former president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment; and Thomas Tippl, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Activision Blizzard, Inc.

In addition, StarCraft II and World of Warcraft: Cataclysm cinematics played on the huge screens of New York Times Square.

Watch the Nasdaq closing video with Blizzard Entertainment executives.

PS: Photos by Jason DeCrow and Zef Nikolla ([email protected])

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  • Bla bla bla bla bla.

    Real deal: who won? xDDD :P.

  • Good question. I’m so disappointed I didn’t hear about this visit before. I would have been able to be there.

    I had just gone to a job interview, and was walking around 33rd street (not far from NASDAQ) around 3:30pm. I could have totally been able to attend.