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Hong Kong: Blizzard reduces suspension for pro gamer, will pay him prize money
Hong Kong: Blizzard reduces suspension for pro gamer, will pay him prize money
Blizzard has spoken publicly on this week's controversial decision to suspend a pro gamer and withhold his prize after a Hearthstone tournament. ...... 12 Oct 2019
Activision Blizzard completes acquisition of Candy Crush maker King
Activision Blizzard completes acquisition of Candy Crush maker King
Gaming giant Activision Blizzard has completed their acquisition of Candy Crush maker King Digital today, buying the mobile gaming company for $5.9 billion. ...... 25 Feb 2016 - 2 comments
Activision Blizzard buys Major League Gaming for $46 million
Activision Blizzard buys Major League Gaming for $46 million
Major League Gaming, on the verge of bankuptcy, has sold its assets to gaming giant Activision Blizzard. In addition to the sale, the esports ...... 04 Jan 2016
Vivendi sells part of stake in game studio Activision Blizzard
Vivendi sells part of stake in game studio Activision Blizzard
Vivendi has announced it will sell another piece of its stake in game studio Activision Blizzard. The corporation says it will be selling ...... 23 May 2014
World of Warcraft continues to lose subscribers
World of Warcraft continues to lose subscribers
Activision Blizzard has announced this quarter that their hit franchise World of Warcraft once again lost subscribers, although the drop was ...... 11 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Activision: New Call of Duty, Skylanders games confirmed for 2014
Activision: New Call of Duty, Skylanders games confirmed for 2014
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has confirmed a new Call of Duty and a new Skylanders title for 2014. "We also expect to launch new ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Activision completes its buyback of the company from Vivendi
Activision completes its buyback of the company from Vivendi
Activision Blizzard has completed purchasing itself back from majority owner Vivendi after federal officials allowed the transaction to be completed. ...... 13 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
U.S. court halts Activision-Vivendi $8.2 billion deal
U.S. court halts Activision-Vivendi $8.2 billion deal
A U.S. Court has halted a deal that would see Activision buy Vivendi's $8.2 billion stake in the publisher. A Delaware court put a temporary ...... 19 Sep 2013
Call of Duty played for 25 billion hours, with 32.3 quadrillion shots fired
Call of Duty played for 25 billion hours, with 32.3 quadrillion shots fired
Activision has boasted the success of its Call of Duty franchise with a new infographic that shows the mind-numbing amount of time spent playing the games. ...... 14 Aug 2013 - 5 comments
Activision Blizzard to become independent company, buying back stake from Vivendi
Activision Blizzard to become independent company, buying back stake from Vivendi
Activision Blizzard will become an independent company, buying back shares from Vivendi for $8.2 billion. The company, the world's largest ...... 27 Jul 2013
Activision CEO makes $65 million in compensation
Activision CEO makes $65 million in compensation
Major video game publisher Activision Blizzard's CEO Robert Kotick was one of the highest paid executives of 2012. The CEO made $65 million ...... 28 Apr 2013 - 1 comment
North Korea video with burning U.S. city taken down by Activision
North Korea video with burning U.S. city taken down by Activision
YouTube removes North Korean propaganda. We covered the posting of the very strange video from North Korea just yesterday, pointing out that ...... 06 Feb 2013
WoW Cataclysm sells 4.7 million copies in December
WoW Cataclysm sells 4.7 million copies in December
Activision Blizzard has announced that its eagerly awaited World Of Warcraft: Cataclysm sold 4.7 million copies in December. The title was ...... 11 Jan 2011
     

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