Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick
, dressed in a zipper pullover and jeans, announced at DICE that his company will sponsor an independent video game competition. Details were practically nonexistent, and he seemed to make it sound like the idea was a whim he had on the drive from the airport, but there's apparently "up to $500,000" up for grabs.
We're currently following up with Activision and will get out the details out as soon as we know more.
: Activision has posted a short announcement document (copied after the break) on its consumer site