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Activision Blizzard reports quarterly revenue of $1.5bn

Activision Blizzard reports quarterly revenue of $1.5bn

Activision Blizzard has announced better-than-expected earnings for its past quarter, reporting $1.5bn in revenue.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 7th 2014 at 5:15AM in News
Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Activision is in discussions over the future of UK Call of Duty mobile developer The Blast Furnace.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 31st 2014 at 5:00PM in News
Former Warner Bros. CEO joins Activision Blizzard board

Former Warner Bros. CEO joins Activision Blizzard board

Ex-Warner Bros. CEO and chairman Barry Meyer has accepted a position on Activision Blizzard's board of directors.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:39AM in News
Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Skylanders Collection Vault iOS app released

Activision has launched a free companion app for its popular Skylanders franchise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:25AM in News

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Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for Q3 2013, reporting revenue of $691m for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Activision Blizzard completes buyout from parent Vivendi

Publisher Activision Blizzard is free of its former parent Vivendi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 9:44AM in News
Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard: Vivendi buyout injunction lifted

Activision Blizzard has announced it expects to complete its stock buyout from Vivendi next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 11:07PM in News
Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Call of Duty publisher Activision will attempt to overturn a court decision that has prevented it from buying out its current owner Vivendi.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 25th 2013 at 11:21AM in News

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Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder over Vivendi buyback

Activision Blizzard sued by shareholder over Vivendi buyback

Todd Miller, an Activison Blizzard shareholder, has filed a lawsuit over Activision’s recent purchase of Vivendi’s majority stake in the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 5th 2013 at 4:54AM in News
Activision Blizzard Q2: $1.05bn net revenue, $4.6bn in cash and assets

Activision Blizzard Q2: $1.05bn net revenue, $4.6bn in cash and assets

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for the second quarter of its current fiscal year, reporting net revenue of over $1bn for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 6:25AM in News
New Moshi Monsters game Katsuma Unleashed coming to retail this October

New Moshi Monsters game Katsuma Unleashed coming to retail this October

Mind Candy has announced another boxed outing for its worldwide kids hit, Moshi Monsters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

The number of monthly subscribers still enjoying Blizzard's MMO phenomenon World of Warcraft has dropped to 7.7m.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:44PM in News

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Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

French telecoms giant Vivendi is reportedly looking for ways to extract cash from Activision Blizzard.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Bungie’s promising Destiny has been given some heavyweight financial backing from publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 9:24AM in News
Activision on why Skylanders isn't afraid of Disney Infinity

Activision on why Skylanders isn't afraid of Disney Infinity

Skylanders is the best selling video game this year, so perhaps it was inevitable that a kids giant like Disney would try to take a cut of the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2013 at 11:53AM in News
No Skylanders movie or cartoon, says Activision

No Skylanders movie or cartoon, says Activision

Publisher Activision has ended hopes of a Skylanders cartoon or movie.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 30th 2013 at 10:43AM in News

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Call of Duty creator Infinity Ward is 'bigger than it has ever been'

Call of Duty creator Infinity Ward is 'bigger than it has ever been'

The development team behind Call of Duty Ghosts has more staff than ever, despite losing almost 50 members of staff after a 2010 scandal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 30th 2013 at 9:08AM in News
Activision boss Kotick is one of the highest paid CEOs in the US

Activision boss Kotick is one of the highest paid CEOs in the US

Activision Blizzard CEO Robert Kotick has had his compensation increased eight fold to $64.9m last year, according to Bloomberg.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 29th 2013 at 9:50AM in News
Target achieved: Skylanders is a $1bn franchise

Target achieved: Skylanders is a $1bn franchise

The Skylanders series has now reached $1bn in just 15 months.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2013 at 5:47PM in News
Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

25 per cent of all accessories sold in the UK last year were Skylanders toys.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 9:38AM in News
UK boss Peter Hepworth leaves Activision

UK boss Peter Hepworth leaves Activision

Activision's UK and Ireland MD Peter Hepworth has left the Call of Duty publisher, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 4:26PM in News
Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

There are two Skylanders mobile games in the works, and one is even heading to the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2012 at 5:41PM in News
Debt-free Activision posts strong numbers

Debt-free Activision posts strong numbers

Activision Blizzard has announced its financial figures for Q3 2012, with the firm showing increases seemingly across the board.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2012 at 8:09AM in News
Diablo III crosses 10m units sold, expansion in the works

Diablo III crosses 10m units sold, expansion in the works

A shaky launch and less than stellar critical reception hasn’t stopped Diablo III from selling like any other Blizzard effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2012 at 7:30AM in News
New World of Warcraft expansion shifts 2.7m copies

New World of Warcraft expansion shifts 2.7m copies

Mists of Pandaria - the latest expansion pack in the World of Warcraft series has sold 2.7m copies worldwide.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 4th 2012 at 5:17PM in News