Tag Archives: Activision Blizzard

King on its multiplayer-focused card game Shuffle Cats

When MCV was invited to a King press event, we figured the Candy Crush giant was about to unveil yet another match-three game. Afterall, this genre was the one that made King the mobile behemoth it is today, with colourful and massively popular releases like Candy Crush Saga. And it’s …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: PCR boosts editorial team

PCR hires deputy editor and staff writer,British eSports Association scores content director and MLG appoints anew CEO. PCR strengthens its team MCV’s sister title PCR has strengthened its team, following the departure of editor Dominic Sacco and online editor Laura Barnes. Jonathan Easton has been appointed deputy editor, having previously …

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Call of Duty XP event returns this September, Activision announces COD VR title

Activision’s celebration of all things Call of Duty is making a comeback later this year. Call of Duty XP is being held in Los Angeles and is taking place between September 2nd and 4th. The event features the Call of Duty World League Championship. Attendees will also be among the …

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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. This year’s release in Activision’s shooter franchise could also be called Infinite Warfare. That’s according to a Reddituser– as reported by Videogamer – who spotted a listing for ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ on …

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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. This was announced by Blizzard CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime in a blog post on Activision Blizzard’s investor relations portal, and indicates that 20 million people have …

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Activision will not have a booth at E3

Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard will not have a booth at this year’s E3. Rather, the company will be showing off its new Call of Duty title on Sony’s stand, further cementing the game’s tie-up with PlayStation. That’s the new title in the series developed by Infinity Ward. Activision …

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Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Media giant Vivendi has sold the remainder of its financial interest in publisher Activision Blizzard. Its 5.7 per cent stake was sold for $1.1bn, with the decision likely made as Activision Blizzard’s share price has nearly doubled in the last year. The shares were sold to an un-named third party. …

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