Posts Tagged ‘activision blizzard’

Vivendi Begins Mandatory Takeover Bid for Gameloft, Reportedly Eyeing Ubisoft

Both Ubisoft and Gameloft are owned by Guillemot brothers.

Activision Confirms Layoffs, Says “Casual Audience Has Not yet Emerged on Next-Gen Consoles”

Guitar Hero Live developer reportedly greatly impacted.

Activision Expects Destiny Expansion in 2016, Destiny 2 in 2017, Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty in Q4 2016

Black Ops 3 was huge, Skylanders and Guitar Hero underperformed.

Vivendi Sells Its Activision Blizzard Stock for $1.1 Billion

They considered Activision Blizzard stock price.

Activision Blizzard Confirms MLG Acquisition, Wants To “Create the ESPN of eSports”

eSports is projected to have 300 million viewers by 2017.

Major League Gaming Assets Reportedly Sold to Activision for $46 Million

Stockholders unhappy.

Activision Blizzard Studios Creating Skylanders TV Show, Call of Duty Movies

They envision a full Call of Duty cinematic universe across movies and TV.

Activision Blizzard to Purchase Candy Crush Studio King for $5.9 Billion

Candy Crush of Duty.

Activision Blizzard Named by Fortune as One of the Best Companies to Work for in 2015

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick chimes in, too.

Activision: Call of Duty Franchise Passes $11 Billion in Revenue, Destiny Has Over 16 Million Users

Activision Blizzard posted revenues of $4.81 billion in 2014.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the Best-Selling Video Game of 2014 Worldwide at Retail

Skylanders Trap Team was the #1 kids video game, Destiny finishes #2 in revenue in the US.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare & Destiny Are the Two Best-Selling Games of 2014 in the US

Skylanders is the #1 kids franchise.

Activision, Vivendi Lawsuit Settled for $275 Million

Terms of voting rights to change.

Next Destiny “Full Game Release” in Development

Destiny was profitable on day one.

Activision Expects Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to be the ‘Biggest Game of 2014’

It’s the most pre-ordered title of 2014, according to Activision.

Activision Blizzard Q3 Financials: Destiny Has Over 9.5 Million Users

The company is reporting record sales of over $1 billion.

Report: Activision Looking to Acquire Take-Two Interactive, Claims Analyst

There’s an “emerging romance,” says Benchmark.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition Review – Death is Fun (PS4)

More death, more loot, more epic, MORE!

Call of Duty: Ghosts is Still the #1 Next-Gen Game in North America & Europe, Activision Blizzard Financials Reveal

Skylanders SWAP Force is the #2 best-selling console and handheld game overall in dollars so far this year.

Activision-Blizzard Then-Parent Company Vivendi Almost Fired Bobby Kotick

Vivendi unleashed the Attack Dogs and fought back.