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Blizzard Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo Steps Down

Rob Pardo, the chief creative officer at Activision Blizzard subsidiary Blizzard Entertainment, is leaving the company after 17 years. Pardo was the lead designer on Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, the subscription-based online multiplayer game that has been running since 2004. He’s keeping mum about his next project, but, in a post on the company’s forums, promised to share more details “when it’s ready.”

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