Entries in 'activision blizzard' (19)

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi execs mulled firing Kotick during Activision buyout - report

Vivendi executives considered firing Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick during last year's buyout deal, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2014 at 8:06AM in News
PlayStation Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition to receive exclusive Sony-themed content

PlayStation Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition to receive exclusive Sony-themed content

PlayStation owners who buy Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition will receive Sony-themed content.

by Alex Calvin
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Vivendi sells half of its Activision stake for $850m

Vivendi sells half of its Activision stake for $850m

French media giant Vivendi is to sell-off more of its investment in Activision Blizzard.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 22nd 2014 at 5:17PM in News
EA, Activision shares jump following positive financial results

EA, Activision shares jump following positive financial results

Both EA and Activision are benefiting in the stock market, following better than expected financial results reported earlier this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 5:39AM in News

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Destiny beta scheduled for July

Destiny beta scheduled for July

The beta release of Bungie's Destiny is now set for July, Activision Blizzard revealed during its quarterly financial report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 8th 2014 at 5:31AM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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