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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. The man in charge of the publisher received a new employment agreement in March 2012, which awarded the CEO stock in the value of $55.9m over his five-year contract. Kotick won’t …

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Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard has released its full year financial report for 2012, recording revenue of $4.8bn thanks to Call of Duty, Diablo, and Skylanders. For the past quarter, ending on December 31st of last year, net revenue was a record $1.77bn – up from 2011’s net revenue of $1.41bn during the …

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Moon director takes on World of Warcraft movie

Duncan Jones, the director of Moon and Source Code, has signed up to direct the big screen live-action adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft. Warcraft has a script by K-PAX and Blood Diamond screenwriter Charles Leavitt whilst Charles Roven, producer of the Dark Knight trilogy, takes on producing duties …

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World of Warcraft subscriber numbers bounce back

The subscription MMO is dead, is it? That’s what many would have you believe. But it appears that Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft isn’t sticking to the script. Subscriber numbers for the game have risen beyond the 10m mark once more, having dipped to 9.1m in the company’s last financial …

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