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Blizzard design chief: “Windows 8 is not awesome for Blizzard, either”

Pictured: not Rob Pardo

The heat is starting to turn up on WIndows 8. First Gabe Newell called it a catastrophe for anyone in the PC space. Now Blizzard's head of design has expressed a milder sense of ire. 

On Twitter, Blizzard’s executive vice president of game design, Rob Pardo in response to Gabe’s interview, that Windows 8 “was not awesome for Blizzard either”. If you’re wondering what all the fuss is about - here’s why Windows 8 is a catastrophe.

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