Blizzard was founded under the name Silicon & Synapse on February 8, 1991 by Michael Morhaime, Frank Pearce, and Allen Adham. They primarily made ports of other games for other studios until 1993, when they made Rock N Roll Racing and The Lost Vikings . In 1994, They became Chaos Studios, Then Blizzard Entertainment Inc. after being bought by Davidson & Associates. Then, they made their first big game, Warcraft: Orks & Humans, then proceeding to make other great games, like Diablo and Overwatch. Eventually, Activision bought 429 million shares from majority owner Vivendi, and created Activision Blizzard.

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