Entries in 'activision blizzard' (40)

Report: This year's Call of Duty called Infinite Warfare, includes Modern Warfare remaster

Report: This year's Call of Duty called Infinite Warfare, includes Modern Warfare remaster

It appears that there could be more than one Call of Duty game launching this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 27th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Hearthstone hits 50m players as Whispers of the Old Gods launches

Hearthstone hits 50m players as Whispers of the Old Gods launches

As a brand new expansion launches for Hearthstone, Blizzard has revealed that over 50 million people are registered for the free-to-play card game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 27th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Activision will not have a booth at E3

Activision will not have a booth at E3

Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard will not have a booth at this year’s E3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Media giant Vivendi has sold the remainder of its financial interest in publisher Activision Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 11:11AM in News

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Call of Duty claims sixth successive UK No.1, GTA V shoots up to second place

Call of Duty claims sixth successive UK No.1, GTA V shoots up to second place

With a lack of new releases hitting shelves, Call of Duty once again retains the top spot in the UK All Formats chart.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 18th 2016 at 9:58AM in News
Hateful Eight producer Stacey Sher named as Activision Blizzard Studios co-president

Hateful Eight producer Stacey Sher named as Activision Blizzard Studios co-president

American movie producer Stacey Sher has taken a senior role at Activision’s TV and film business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 1:20PM in News
Activision Blizzard to buy MLG in $46m deal - report

Activision Blizzard to buy MLG in $46m deal - report

Soon after shelling out $5.9bn for Candy Crush firm King.com, it appears that Activision Blizzard might be making another acquisition.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2016 at 9:46AM in News
Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard has announced the launch of a new film and television studio to produce adaptations for its various franchises.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2015 at 11:37AM in News

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Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision Blizzard’s share price reached a record high following the announcement it will be acquiring Candy Crush company King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has praised Activison Blizzard’s purchase of King as a solid strategy for breaking into the mobile market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
Activision Blizzard increases financial expectations following strong Q3

Activision Blizzard increases financial expectations following strong Q3

It continues to be a red letter day for publisher Activision Blizzard.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 12:12PM in News
Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Activision Blizzard has posted full year net revenue of $4.4bn thanks to the success of four key franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 9:32AM in News

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Hearthstone hits 75m users with expansion scheduled for April, report claims

Hearthstone hits 75m users with expansion scheduled for April, report claims

Blizzard will release the next expansion for Hearthstone in April, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

FIFA 15 is UK's biggest video game of 2014, but it can't match Frozen

The Entertainment Retailer’s Association has once again revealed the 20 best selling video games, movies and albums of 2014 in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 1st 2015 at 12:01AM in News
Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions lands in November

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions lands in November

Activision has announced Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions will launch next month on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 3:36AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to make MLG debut in November

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to make MLG debut in November

Major League Gaming will host its first official Call of Duty tournament this November, the eSports organization has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:51AM in News

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King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News
Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Destiny sales drop 78 per cent in second week, but holds No.1

Activision Blizzard scores its second consecutive No.1 for Destiny this week, despite the game’s sales dropping by 78 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:13AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wii U release shot down by Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wii U release shot down by Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will not be making an appearance on Wii U, developer Sledeghammer Gamers has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2014 at 1:46AM in News
Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Diablo III hits 20m units sold

Activision Blizzard has posted financial results for its recently concluded quarter, revealing digital sales as the publisher’s current torchbearer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:02AM in News
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.

Alex Calvin
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