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Activision boss threatens to drop PS3

The boss of the world’s biggest games publisher has issued a remarkable warning to Sony – cut the price of PS3 or Activision could the plug on its PlayStation development. Speaking in an interview with The Times, Bobby Kotick stated: I’m getting concerned about Sony – the PS3 is losing …

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Kotick: "We’ll do better on Wii"

Bobby Kotick, the chief executive of Activision Blizzard, has admitted that his firm used to see Wii as a secondary platform compared to its publishing activities on Xbox 360 and PS3 – but that’s all about to change. Click here to read the full story on CasualGaming.biz.

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Bobby Kotick comes under the Forbes spotlight

Leading US business journal Forbes has published a detailed tribute to the personal success of Activision and Blizzard CEO and president Bobby Kotick, explaining how the entrepreneur used the EA publishing model to build the now biggest games publisher in the world. The article reads: When Kotick stumbled across his …

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Kotick nominated as MarketWatch CEO of the Year

Activision Blizzard’s CEO Bobby Kotick has been named as a finalist for MarketWatch’s CEO of the Year award. Kotick received the most recognition for his success in merging Activision and Blizzard earlier this year. MarketWatch described the move as the creation of a formidable challenger to industry leader Electronic Arts”. …

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Kotick: Guitar Hero outselling Rock Band 6:1

The High Street battle currently raging between long-time gaming favourite Guitar Hero and plucky newcomer Rock Band is one of the more ferocious in today’s industry – and now Activision boss Bobby Kotick has detailed the many reasons why he believes his firm’s title has the upper hand. Speaking at …

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Kotick: Why Activision left ESA

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has gone on record to talk about why his company left the Entertainment Software Association in the US – and he’s put the blame on difficulties caused by the firm’s merger with Vivendi. Speaking to Variety’s Cut Scene blog, Kotick said that he viewed Activision’s retraction …

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Activision hints at Call of Duty MMO

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology Conference in California, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has spoken of his firm’s newfound MMO ambitions following its merger with Blizzard-owning publisher Vivendi-owned. After again stating that it would take a huge financial effort to usurp World of Warcraft from its global MMO throne, Gamespot …

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