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Dec 11, 2017
Earns Winner's Share of Event Prize Pool and Becomes Early Favorite in New CWL Season Featuring $4.2 Million in Overall Prizing - the Largest in Call of Duty Esports History Next Up CWL New Orleans Open, Jan. 12 - 14 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CWL Da...
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Dec 8, 2017
Debut Event of Season Brings in Record Number of Teams to a CWL Event;CWL Season Prize Pool Tops $4.2 Million First Live Open Tournament of new CWL Season Features Over 200 Teams from North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region to Compete for $200,000 Prize Pool ...
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Dec 7, 2017
Unearth 135 new cards from Azeroth's deepest dungeons in the latest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game Brave adventurers can now embark on single-player Dungeon Runs for an endlessly replayable, escalating challenge that's completely free to all ...
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Dec 6, 2017
Exclusive Winter-Themed Carentan Multiplayer Map, Gun Game Mode, Double XP Playlists and Winter Siege Supply Drops Available to all Players During Limited Time Celebration SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first seasonal community event for Call of Duty®: WWII ...
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Dec 1, 2017
Beginning December 1st With All Activision Proceeds Supporting the Call of Duty™ Endowment, a Non-Profit Fighting Veteran Unemployment and Underemployment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the newest iteration in its awa...
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Nov 30, 2017
Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Amazon Alexa is First-of-its-Kind for Video Games, Lets Players Ask Alexa and Ghost to Perform In-Game Tasks Destiny 2 Ghost Skill for Alexa Available for Free to All Alexa Device Owners Special Limited-Edition Destiny 2 Ghost Compatible with All Alexa ...
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Nov 15, 2017
Top-Ranked Remastered Collection for PlayStation 4 to Delight Fans of all Ages on Black Friday SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crash™ fans will have more to be thankful for this holiday season, as Activision, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Bliz...
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Nov 9, 2017
Report Finds Nearly One-Third of Veteran Job Seekers are Underemployed SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZipRecruiter, the fastest-growing online employment marketplace, and the Call of Duty™ Endowment ("the Endowment"), a nonprofit foundation that has helped mo...
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Nov 8, 2017
Three-Day Opening Weekend Over $500 Million in Worldwide Sales Activision's World War II Epic Sells Twice as Many Units at Launch as Last Year Call of Duty's Highest Total Connected Users on Current Generation Consoles and PC Sets PlayStation 4 Day One Reco...
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Nov 4, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's annual community celebration showcases new content for the company's blockbuster games Dominating runs by world-class competitors in Overwatch®, StarCraft® II, Hearthstone ®, Heroes of the Storm®, and World of Warcraft® esports thrilled li...
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Nov 4, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's annual community celebration showcases new content for the company's blockbuster games Dominating runs by world-class competitors in Overwatch®, StarCraft® II, Hearthstone ®, Heroes of the Storm®, and World of Warcraft® esports thrilled li...
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Nov 3, 2017
All-out war between the Horde and the Alliance erupts in the seventh expansion to Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft® Recruit and play as new Allied Races, plunder the Islands of the Great Sea in search of vital resources, lead the charge in grand-scale PvE Warfronts, and more ...
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Nov 3, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning real-time strategy game evolves with free access to the Wings of Liberty® campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer experience, and all Co-op Commanders† ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The interstellar battle between the terran, zerg, and proto...
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Nov 3, 2017
Explore Azeroth's deepest dungeons and collect 135 new cards in the next expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game coming in December Delve into the new single-player Dungeon Run mode for a relentless and endlessly replayable challenge that's completely fre...
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Nov 3, 2017
Call of Duty® Returns to its Roots and Brings an Epic, World War II Experience to New Generation of Gamers Definitive World War II Game Delivers a Gripping, Personal Story, Boots-on-the-Ground Multiplayer Combat, Terrifying Nazi Zombies Co-Operative Gameplay New Seaso...
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Nov 2, 2017
Record Q3 Revenues Record Year-to-Date Revenues and EPS Company Increases CY 2017 Revenues and EPS Outlook SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected third-quarter 2017 results...
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Nov 2, 2017
Event Proceeds to Support Call of Duty Endowment's Mission to Place Veterans into High-Quality Jobs SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gaming personalities TmarTn, GoldGloveTV, iiJeriichoii, Hutch, and VernNotice today announced they are reuniting for the Call of Duty Endowment...
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Oct 31, 2017
Goodwill Southern California, Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region, and NextOp, Inc. Recognized for Commitment to Veteran Employment in the U.S. SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty™ Endowment ("the Endowment") is proud to announce the selec...
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Oct 30, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's annual community celebration is back and bigger than ever BlizzCon 2017 is filled with two days of games, world-class competition, and developer panels, and a concert featuring Muse The party extends around the globe via BlizzCon.com and the BlizzC...
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Oct 25, 2017
Season Features the Largest Overall Prize Pool in Call of Duty Esports History; Global Open Events Begin with CWL Dallas Open on December 8 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Call of Duty® World League revealed plans for its biggest season yet beginning with the...
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Oct 24, 2017
Blizzard Battle.net® Welcomes Destiny 2 for PCWinner of Best PC Game - Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2017 Available Today SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NA...
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Oct 16, 2017
Activision's Blockbuster live-action trailer for Call of Duty: WWII for First Time Features Multiple Versions Call of Duty: WWII launches worldwide November 3 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The live-action trailer for Call of Duty®: WWII has arrived. Ac...
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Oct 10, 2017
Set for International Growth, New Partners Include Rubber Road, Paladone, Exquisite Gaming, ThinkGeek, NECA and Rossi LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard brings its powerhouse slate of franchises to Brand Licensing Europe 2017, along with a strong lineup of partners to drive ...
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Oct 5, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2017 results after the close of the market on Thursday, November 2, 2017. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the internet...
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Oct 5, 2017
Grammy Award-winning rock legends to close out Blizzard Entertainment's epic gaming convention and community celebration on November 4 Watch the concert LIVE online at www.blizzcon.com with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Whethe...
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Oct 2, 2017
We are excited to present the Overwatch League official team roster announcements for August 23 - October 2, 2017. The teams in the inaugural season include Boston, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles (Kroenke), Los Angeles (Whinston), Miami-Orlando, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seoul, and Shanghai, and the official player signing window...
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Sep 15, 2017
Destiny 2's Concurrency Hits All-Time High for the Franchise Destiny 2 is Largest Ever Day 1 Sales Globally for PlayStation Store SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: AT...
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Sep 13, 2017
This year's Virtual Ticket is enhanced with live coverage of every stage, an all-access channel, and more Kick off the party now with the first in-game item and several new video series, now live at BlizzCon.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The BlizzCon® Vi...
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Sep 12, 2017
Fourth DLC Pack Features Four New, Epic Multiplayer Maps, Including Re-Imagined Map, Warhawk New Co-Op Experience "The Beast from Beyond" Marks Epic Conclusion to Infinite Warfare Zombies Experience SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Call of Duty...
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Sep 8, 2017
First Digital Personalisation Pack Available in UK on September 8th with Proceeds Received by Activision Going to Endowment Programmes SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty™ Endowment, a US charitable fund that provides grants to help veterans find high-quality emplo...
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Sep 7, 2017
Cutting-edge entertainment venue with a legendary past will host a steady schedule of premier live competition, including the Overwatch League™, Hearthstone® Championship Tour, and more Tickets for the first events available now IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Sep 5, 2017
Destiny 2 Beta, Biggest in Bungie and Activision Publishing History Destiny 2 Offers a Dramatic, Action-Packed, Character-Driven Story and Massive Destinations to Explore Achieving Nearly 70 Global Awards and Nominations from Industry Media Before Launch ...
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Aug 25, 2017
First of Two Beta Test Weekends is Underway Exclusively on PS4™; Second Beta Test Weekend Commences September 1 to 4 on PS4 and Xbox One Beta Participants Receive Exclusive In-Game Helmet, Calling Card and Emblem for Use in Multiplayer at Launch SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(B...
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Aug 23, 2017
Future animated shorts and an ongoing comics series will help bring the setting of Blizzard Entertainment's smash-hit digital card game to life in delightful new ways IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today debuted Hearth and Home, a brand-new ...
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Aug 14, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's sci-fi classic emerges from the warp gate with 4K Ultra HD graphics, enhanced audio, and the same timeless real-time strategy gameplay that captivated a generation Reexperience the war between the terrans, protoss, and zerg NOW at www.starcraft.com IR...
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Aug 14, 2017
New Champion Brings Home 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship Trophy of the World's Biggest Console Esport; Claims Winner's Share of $1.5 Million Prize Purse Thrilling Final Match Concludes Epic Call of Duty Esports Season from Activision Totaling $4 Million in Season Prizing ...
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Aug 10, 2017
Collect 135 frosty new cards in newest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game Legendary Hero Cards transform Hearthstone's fallen heroes into powerful Death Knights with game-changing new abilities Overthrow the Lich King and claim the Fr...
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Aug 9, 2017
Premier Call of Duty Competition from Activision - the World's Largest Console Esport - Brings Together Top 32 Teams from North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific to Compete for Share of $1.5M Prize Pool at the Amway Center The Culmination of a $4 Million Season Prize Pool, the Largest in C...
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Aug 7, 2017
‘Destiny 2' Partners with Category Brand Giants, Rockstar Energy Drink and Pop-Tarts® toaster pastries around Worldwide September Launch SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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Aug 3, 2017
Record First-Half Total Revenues and Digital Revenues Company Increases CY 2017 Revenues and EPS Outlook Announced Team Sales for the Overwatch League™, First Major Global, City-Based Professional Esports League SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Jul 31, 2017
Field is Set for CWL Championship in August, Concludes this Season's $4 Million Prize Pool, the Largest in Competitive Call of Duty History SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The highly suspenseful Call of Duty World League Global Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs, hosted by Major Le...
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Jul 28, 2017
Top 8 Teams from Around the World Battle for Share of CWL Global Pro League Stage 2's $500,000 Prize Pool Final Seeding for CWL Championship 2017 at Stake This Weekend Echo Fox and Str8 Rippin Among Eight Last Chance Qualifier Winners for CWL Championship ...
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Jul 28, 2017
Digital Program to Date Has Connected More Than 4,000 Veterans with High-Quality Jobs SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The price of the item in the first paragraph, third sentence of release should be $3.99 instead of $4.99. This Smart News Release features multimedia. ...
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Jul 20, 2017
With #1 Worldwide in Physical Game Sales in June, the Previously Unreleased Stormy Ascent Level Now Available for Free to Celebrate Overwhelming Fan Response Dark Horse Comics' "The Crash Bandicoot Files" Book Confirmed SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Crash&#...
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Jul 20, 2017
World Premiere Today of All-New Cooperative Nazi Zombies Mode at All-Star Comic Con Panel, Hosted by Kinda Funny Games' Greg Miller Cast Stars David Tennant, Elodie Yung, Katheryn Winnick, Udo Kier and Ving Rhames SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An all-new, t...
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Jul 17, 2017
Ice cream pop-up opens its doors during San Diego Comic-Con® to celebrate upcoming Hearthstone® expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne No SDCC badge required SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amidst the sweltering San Diego heat, mortals and the undead ...
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Jul 12, 2017
First major global professional esports league Teams for Boston, Los Angeles, Miami-Orlando, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai announced SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the sale of the first Over...
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Jul 7, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2017 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 3, 2017. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the internet....
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Jul 6, 2017
Pry 135 new cards from the Lich King's icy grasp in upcoming expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game Transform heroes into Death Knights and wield powerful new abilities with legendary Hero Cards Claim the Frozen Throne in a serie...
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Jul 6, 2017
Absolution Features Content for All Types of Players, Including Four New Multiplayer Maps that Reward a Variety of Different Call of Duty Play Styles New Zombies Co-Op Experience "Attack of the Radioactive Thing!" Takes Players to the 1950s, Stars Cassandra Peterson Reprising Her Iconic Role ...
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Jul 5, 2017
NEW YORK: With CANDY CRUSH set to make its debut as a live action television game show this summer on CBS, King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and the creator of the hit mobile game, today announces it will launch a series of in-game live events across the franchise that will emulate the challenges contestants fac...
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Jun 30, 2017
Play All Three Games that Started the Crash SeNsation Crash Bandicoot Green Screen Launches, Allowing Fans to Create Custom Crash Videos SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boo-yah! Crash fans can rejoice as Crash Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy is available tod...
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Jun 29, 2017
The award-winning RTS classic and Brood War® expansion have been modernized with 4K Ultra High Definition graphics, enhanced audio, new matchmaking and leaderboard systems, and more Pre-purchase and receive three exclusive building skins for StarCraft: Remastered, as well as a co-op commander...
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Jun 27, 2017
The definitive gothic fantasy hero reemerges in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls® Console gamers can now possess the ultimate co-op action-RPG in one complete package with the Diablo III: Eternal Collection™, available digitally at a special introductory price ...
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Jun 27, 2017
Call of Duty Players Get Ready for Summer-Themed Maps, Gear, Weapon Camos and Much More in Five-Week Seasonal Extravaganza Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Available Now as Standalone Title on PlayStation®4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Say hell...
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Jun 20, 2017
Rise of the Necromancer™ pack adds all-new class to Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed action-RPG Diablo® III: Eternal Collection, containing the original game, Reaper of Souls® expansion, and Rise of the Necromancer, will be available digitally on PlayStation®4 and X...
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Jun 19, 2017
Sixteen Teams Prepare for CWL Global Pro League Stage 2, Beginning June 30;Fnatic, Cloud9, Red Reserve, BitterSweet Battle OnCWL Anaheim Excites Fans with First Open Event All-Star Game SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An intense weekend of Call of Duty action...
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Jun 16, 2017
Many of the World's Best North American, European and Asia-Pacific Teams to Compete June 16-18 for a piece of $200,000 as part of CWL Season's $4 Million Total Prize Pool Action-Packed Weekend Features Over 120 Teams Battling to be Named CWL Anaheim Open Champ; Splyce's "Bance" and Luminosity's "O...
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Jun 13, 2017
New Series Delivers Candid, Unfiltered Live Look at Development of One of the Year's Most Anticipated Games SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The new installment in Activision's live, fan-focused ‘Making Call of Duty' livestream series returns to Facebook Live tod...
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Jun 13, 2017
For the First Time, Fans will be Able to Play as Crash's Sassy Sister in All Three Games Fans can Take Coco for a Spin in E3 South Hall Lobby, June 13-15 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's going to be an epic blast from the past, as both your favorite marsu...
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Jun 12, 2017
Destiny 2 PC Launch Date Announced for October 24, Pre-Orders Now Available at Battle.net Destiny 2 Open Console Beta Begins July 21, PC Beta to Follow Late August LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ...
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Jun 11, 2017
NEW YORK, LONDON – 11 January 2016: King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announces the launch of Bubble Witch 3 Saga, the third instalment in the popular Bubble Witch game franchise. This latest title from King transports players to a magical, bubble-filled wonderland, where they'll enjoy a host of new...
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Jun 8, 2017
Worldwide Reveal of Multiplayer and First Multiplayer Gameplay Premiere for Highly-Anticipated Call of Duty: WWII Destiny 2 Presents All-New, Action-Packed Story and Hands-On with Cooperative and Competitive Multiplayer Activities for a Global Community Crash Bandicoot...
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Jun 1, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) today announced that it has extended until June 5, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time the expiration date of its offer to exchange: an aggregate principal amount of up to $650,000,000 of its 2.300% ...
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May 30, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) today announced that it has extended until June 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, the expiration date of its offer to exchange (collectively, the "Old Notes"): an aggregate principal amount of up to...
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May 30, 2017
All Eyes Now Focus on CWL Anaheim on June 16-18 and CWL Stage 2, Beginning June 30 COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This weekend, the culmination of weeks of thrilling Call of Duty World League competition concluded with Splyce, the lone European representative, capturing top honor...
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May 23, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced the pricing of three series of senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $1.2 billion, in a public underwritten offering, consisting of $400 million of 2.600% senior notes due 2022, $400 million of 3....
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May 23, 2017
"Skylanders Academy" Netflix Television Series Committed for Season 3 in 2018 LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard unleashes its franchises of the future at Licensing Expo 2017 - showcasing a slate of 360-degree entertainment properties that will drive its global licensi...
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May 23, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced its intention to offer, in a public underwritten transaction, senior unsecured notes in three series. The principal amounts, interest rates and other key terms of the offering will be determined at the time of pricing...
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May 18, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment to Host Destiny 2 on PC via Battle.net® Destiny 2 Gives Players New Ways to Connect and Play with Others Through "Guided Games" Feature SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ...
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May 16, 2017
Players Can Now Experience Eight Classic, Fully-Remastered Maps from Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, All In One Package "8 Days of the Undead" Fan Celebration Kicks-Off Today, Featuring Free In-Game Giveaways, and Much More ...
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May 8, 2017
Unprecedented Zombies Offering Brings Together Eight Classic, Fully-Remastered Maps from Call of Duty: World at War, Call of Duty: Black Ops, and Call of Duty: Black Ops II, All In One Package "8 Days of the Undead" Fan Celebration Set to Kick Off at Launch, Featuring Free In-Game Giveaways, and M...
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May 4, 2017
Company Increases CY 2017 Revenues and EPS Outlook Record Q1 Revenues, Digital Revenues and Earnings Per Share Record Q1 Operating Cash Flow of Over $400 Million, up 22% Year-Over-Year SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. ...
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May 2, 2017
Biggest Call of Duty Competition of the Year with $1.5 Million at Stake Coming to Amway Center August 9 - 13 Total Prizing for 2017 CWL Tops $4 Million SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The year's premiere and definitive Call of Duty competitive event, the Call...
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Apr 26, 2017
Franchise Returns to its Roots in the Definitive World War II Gaming Experience, Friday, November 3 Multiplayer Features Boots-on-the-Ground Combat with All-New Ways to Play and Engage; Pre-Order Now and Get Access to the Private Multiplayer Beta, First on PlayStation®4 ...
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Apr 20, 2017
Top 16 Teams Worldwide to Compete over 10 Weeks, Through Two Epic Stages, Each with $700,000 in Prizing, to Determine Field for 2017 Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation 4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first-ever Call of Duty World League Global Pro ...
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Apr 18, 2017
Continuum Features Four New Multiplayer Maps, Including the Re-Imagining of Modern Warfare® 2 Classic, Rust New Zombies Co-Op Experience, "Shaolin Shuffle," Brings the Funk, Stars Actress Pam Grier set in 1970s New York SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIR...
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Apr 11, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2017 results after the close of the market on Thursday, May 4, 2017. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the internet. ...
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Apr 11, 2017
NEW YORK, April 14, 2017 – In partnership with Moschino, King – a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world – and the acclaimed creative director Jeremy Scott are coming together to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Candy Crush franchise, one of the world's most popular mobile games. Together, Scott and the...
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Apr 9, 2017
A sharp performance in the finals of the Heroes of the Storm® competition catapults the University of Texas at Arlington to the top of collegiate esports IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- College esports was the winner as the University of Texas at Arlington went all in to take...
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Apr 6, 2017
Unearth 135 new cards in the newest expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game Deck-building possibilities evolve with Adaptation and Legendary Quests IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Azeroth's finest scholars and explo...
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Apr 4, 2017
Features Four New Multiplayer Maps Including Re-Imagining of the Modern Warfare® 2 Classic, Rust Actress Pam Grier Joins Cast in Funky, New Zombies Co-Op Experience "Shaolin Shuffle" set in 1970s New York SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision and In...
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Mar 30, 2017
Gameplay World Premiere Set for May 18 Pre-Order for Early Access to Upcoming Destiny 2 Beta† First-Person Action Game Welcomes PC Players to the Destiny Universe SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly ow...
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Mar 28, 2017
Blizzard Collectibles to feature premium pieces designed and produced directly by Blizzard Gamers and collectors can set their sights on new statue of Overwatch®'s Widowmaker, available for preorder today at gear.blizzard.com/blizzard-collectibles IRVINE, Calif....
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Mar 27, 2017
The groundbreaking sci-fi real-time strategy game remastered in 4K Ultra High Definition, to include all content from the original award-winning game and its renowned expansion, StarCraft: Brood War®. StarCraft: Remastered maintains the gameplay and balance that set the standard for the RTS g...
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Mar 24, 2017
NEW YORK, March 23, 2017 – King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world and creators of hit mobile games such as Candy Crush, today celebrated the launch of its latest release, Bubble Witch 3 Saga, with an adult-only, immersive, laser tag pop-up experience in the heart of New York City. The one-of-a-kind event opened ...
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Mar 20, 2017
The Top Eight Teams Took Home Their Share of the $200,000 Prize Pool After a Hard-Fought Three-Day Competition SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The CWL Dallas Open, hosted by Major League Gaming Corp., has concluded after a nail-biting competition with OpTic Gaming claiming the top pl...
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Mar 17, 2017
North American, European and Asia-Pacific Teams to Compete March 17-19 in a $200,000 Competition at Ft. Worth Convention Center SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty® World League Presented by PlayStation®4 (CWL) 2017 season comes to Dallas, where top teams will ...
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Mar 14, 2017
Blizzard Entertainment's gaming convention and community celebration returns to Southern California November 3 and 4 Tickets on sale April 5 and April 8 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rally your raid group and find the nearest flight path to Southern California fo...
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Mar 9, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company, has been recognized on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list in 2017. This is the third consecutive year Activision Blizzard made the ...
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Mar 3, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders fans can unlock their imaginations in new ways with Skylanders® Imaginators now available on Nintendo Switch™. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is bringing the fun-filled innova...
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Feb 27, 2017
Unearth 135 new cards in upcoming expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Are you seeking adventure and fame with a dash of danger? Azeroth's finest scholars and explorers have today begun preparing for Journey ...
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Feb 16, 2017
More Than 3,400 Veterans Placed in High-Quality Careers Through In-Game Program To-Date SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced an expansion of its in-game program that supports the Call of Duty™ Endowment's nationwide effort ...
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Feb 10, 2017
More Than 175 Teams from Around the World will Clash in $200,000 Competition February 10-12 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty World® League Presented by PlayStation®4 (CWL) continues the 2017 season as the Call of Duty competition heads to ...
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Feb 9, 2017
Record 2016 Revenues, Digital Revenues and Earnings Per Share Record Fourth-Quarter Revenues and Digital Revenues; GAAP Earnings Per Share Grew 57% and Non-GAAP (redefined) Earnings Per Share Grew 160% Year-Over-Year to Record Levels Generated Record Operating Cash Flow of $2.2 Bil...
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Feb 1, 2017
Names Veteran Mattel and Disney Executive Tim Kilpin Division CEO and President SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced the launch of a newly created Consumer Products division and the appointment of veteran Mattel and Disney ...
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Jan 31, 2017
First DLC Map Pack for 2016's #1 Top-Selling Video Game on Console in the US, Available First on PlayStation 4 Sabotage Features Four New Multiplayer Maps, Including Re-imagined Fan-Favorite Modern Warfare®2 Map, Afghan Kevin Smith Joins Cast in All-New ‘90s Themed Zombi...
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Jan 25, 2017
Signups are now live for Blizzard Entertainment's trailblazing college esports tournament, this year featuring broader access to live matches and new ways to participate IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- College esports reaches a new level of engagement with Heroes of the Dorm™...
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Jan 23, 2017
176 Call of Duty Teams from Around the World to Run the Gauntlet in $200,000 Competition March 17-19, with Spots in CWL Global Pro League Up for Grabs For the First Time Ever, the CWL will Host a Global Pro League on LAN SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Jan 20, 2017
Activision's Blockbuster Console Series Also Tops U.S. for 8th Consecutive Year SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. [NASDAQ: ATVI], today announced that Call of Duty® is the #1 top-selling ...
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Jan 13, 2017
Skylanders Brings New Characters and Adventure Pack to Excite Players Fans Playing Skylanders Imaginators Game and Skylanders Creator App Have Created More Than 25 Million Characters¹ SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing,...
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Jan 12, 2017
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2016 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 9, 2017. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the interne...
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Dec 20, 2016
First Epic DLC Map Pack Features a Brand New ‘90s Themed Zombies Co-Op Mode "Rave in the Redwoods" and Four Unique Multiplayer Maps Season Pass Available Now, Best Value for All Future DLC Map Packs SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fresh Call of Duty content is c...
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Dec 16, 2016
Top Teams from North America and Europe will Gather to Battle in $100,000 Competition December 16-18 as part of MLG Vegas SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty World® League, Presented by PlayStation®4 (CWL) kicks off the 2017 season competition today, with top e...
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Dec 15, 2016
Activision's Blockbuster Call of Duty Franchise is #1 Top Selling Console Video Game Franchise in North America for 8th Consecutive Year SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), ...
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Dec 8, 2016
Blizzard Publishing's first releases include the World of Warcraft® Adult Coloring Book and popular out-of-print Warcraft novels and manga IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today announced the creation of a book-publishing label, Blizzard Publishing, dedicated to ...
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Dec 6, 2016
More Than 3,100 Veterans Placed in High-Quality Careers Through In-Game Program To-Date SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced an expansion of its in-game program that supports the Call of Duty™ Endowment's nationwide effort ...
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Dec 5, 2016
Fans Can Pre-Order the Fully Remastered Iconic Game Collection Now SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Your favorite marsupial Crash Bandicoot® is back! He's enhanced, entranced and ready-to-dance in the Crash Bandicoot® N. Sane Trilogy, slated for release in 2017 and available...
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Dec 3, 2016
ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Call of Duty® World League, Presented by PlayStation®4, revealed plans for the upcoming season. The new season officially starts December 7th. Together with presenting partner, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the CWL shared ...
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Dec 1, 2016
132 thrilling new cards available in fourth expansion for Hearthstone®, Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game Tri-class cards and unique crime family mechanics bring brand-new deck-building possibilities IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Nov 17, 2016
Popular Kids' Videogame Franchise Tops Prominent Holiday Wish Lists Including Toys"R"Us®, Amazon, Parents Magazine and More This Season Brings Incredible Black Friday Deals, the Debut of Jingle Bell Chompy Mage Toy and other Skylanders Offers! Eruptor Returns to Macy'...
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Nov 14, 2016
All Profits from Limited Edition Goods Will Support the Call of Duty Endowment's Work to Connect Veterans with Quality Employment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced merchandising partnerships with GameStop, Cost...
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Nov 14, 2016
All Profits from Limited Edition Goods Will Support the Call of Duty Endowment's Work to Connect Veterans with Quality Employment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced merchandising partnerships with GameStop, Cost...
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Nov 6, 2016
Blizzard Entertainment's 10th BlizzCon celebration unveils new content for the company's blockbuster franchises and marks the culmination of five esports championships IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the dust now settled on one of the most exciting weekends in gaming, a new c...
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Nov 4, 2016
Experience Gadgetzan's glitz and grime in the fourth expansion for Hearthstone®, Blizzard's internationally acclaimed digital card game Prepare to hit the streets running by pre-purchasing a Mean Streets of Gadgetzan card-pack bundle at a special one-time-only price of $49.99† ...
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Nov 4, 2016
The Overwatch League combines the best elements of esports and traditional sports to create an unparalleled pro-level competitive experience for players and fans of Blizzard's critically acclaimed team-based shooter IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Overwatch®, Blizzard Enterta...
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Nov 4, 2016
Bold New Call of Duty Redefines Franchise with Classic War Story One of the Most Anticipated Titles of the Year Delivers Gripping Story Campaign, Robust Multiplayer Experience and ‘80s Themed Zombies Co-Op Mode "Zombies in Spaceland" Legacy and Digital Deluxe Editions Include...
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Nov 3, 2016
Company Increases CY 2016 Revenues and EPS OutlookRecord Third Quarter Revenues, Operating Income, EPS and Operating Cash FlowRecord Quarterly GAAP Digital Revenues of Over $1.3 Billion, Up 114% Year-over-YearCompany Had 482 Million Monthly Active Users, and More Than 10 Billion Hours of Play Time During the ...
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Nov 1, 2016
Join the celebration of Blizzard Entertainment's 25th anniversary with two days of games, esports, developer panels, and a closing concert featuring "Weird Al" Yankovic IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlizzCon® 2016, Blizzard Entertainment's two-day gaming festival, returns F...
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Oct 28, 2016
The Netflix Original Series Stars Jonathan Banks, Parker Posey, Norm Macdonald, Ashley Tisdale, Justin Long and Features an Exclusive Song Produced by GRAMMY® Award Winner Timbaland SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s (NASDAQ: ATVI) highly antici...
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Oct 27, 2016
Grammy Award-winning musical icon to take the stage at Blizzard's epic gaming convention on November 5 Watch the concert LIVE online with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket—available to order now at www.blizzcon.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hoist your accordi...
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Oct 25, 2016
Activision's latest entry into the award-winning "There's a Soldier in All of Us" campaign is helmed by Peter Berg and features cameos by Michael Phelps and Danny McBrideCall of Duty: Infinite Warfare launches worldwide November 4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Oct 24, 2016
Competition to Take Place at MLG Las Vegas in the Mandalay Bay with $100,000 in prizing SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The new season of the Call of Duty® World League featuring Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare will get underway with the first live event December 1...
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Oct 24, 2016
Three-day event to feature the first competition of the Call of Duty World League 2017* and an Overwatch Invitational, both with a prize pool of $100,000 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Major League Gaming Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), pre...
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Oct 17, 2016
Fans to Receive a Free, Fully-Playable Kaos Toy with Purchase of Skylanders Imaginators Starter Packs Skylanders Creator App Extends the Magic of Creating Skylanders Beyond the Living Room! SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ready, Set, Create! Skylanders® ...
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Oct 14, 2016
The First Beta Weekend Available Exclusively on PS4™ Starts Today Through Monday, Oct. 17, With a Second Weekend Kicking Off Oct. 21 Through Oct. 24 on PS4 and Xbox One SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The start of the highly anticipated Call of Duty®: Infinite War...
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Oct 6, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2016 results after the close of the market on Thursday, November 3, 2016. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the internet...
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Oct 5, 2016
Fans who Pre-Purchase Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy or Digital Deluxe Editions on PS4™ Can Play Remastered Version of Epic, Remastered Story Campaign 30 Days Early - Starting Today Legacy and Digital Deluxe Editions Include Both Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern...
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Oct 3, 2016
For the First Time in Toys-To-Life History, Fans Can Bring their Imaginations to Life with Custom 3D Printed Skylanders! Month-Long Celebration Counts Down to Launch and More;Kick-off Begins with Skylanders Creator, a New, Free Mobile App that Lets Kids Create Skylanders on the Go! ...
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Sep 29, 2016
Ultimate Holiday Value with Two Guitar Controllers, Over 500 Songs, Bonus Content, GH Live and GHTV SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is giving fans even more reason to rock out...
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Sep 20, 2016
New Expansion Drives Record-Setting Pre-Orders* for Any Individual Destiny Expansion Yet Brand-New Chapter of Destiny Includes Cinematic Story Campaign Set in Vast, Snowy Location, New Six-Player Raid, Missions, Quests, Strike, and Gear Destiny - The Collection Gives New P...
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Sep 19, 2016
GameStop Loyalists Who Pre-order Skylanders Imaginators Receive Free Tickets to Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life!Drawing Contest Invites Fans to Submit Drawings of their Ultimate Skylander for Chance to Win a Hometown Movie Screening SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS W...
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Sep 14, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced the pricing of two series of senior unsecured notes in an aggregate principal amount of $1.5 billion, in a private offering, consisting of $650 million of 2.300% senior notes due 2021 and $850 million of 3.400% senior...
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Sep 14, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced its intention to offer, in a private transaction, senior unsecured notes in two series. The interest rates and other key terms of the offering will be determined at the time of pricing. Each s...
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Sep 12, 2016
Peak Viewership for Championship Tops Previous Mark by more than 40%; Championship Weekend also Surpasses more than 20 million views Epic Conclusion to Call of Duty XP Also Delivers Biggest Online Community Engagement in Franchise to Date SANTA MONICA, Calif.-...
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Sep 8, 2016
Blizzard's new expansion for #1 MMORPG matches launch-day record with 3.3 million sold Heroes of the Horde and the Alliance from around the globe unite as World of Warcraft achieves highest launch-week player concurrency since Cataclysm® IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINES...
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Sep 7, 2016
Vlastelica to Join Former ESPN CEO Steve Bornstein and Major League Gaming Co-Founder Mike Sepso on Activision Blizzard's Growing All-Star Esports Team SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that veteran FOX Sports executive ...
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Sep 6, 2016
Fourth Black Ops III DLC Brings It Home, Concluding Treyarch Zombies Saga via Grand Finale, and a Quadruple Threat of Thrilling Multiplayer Maps Salvation Completes An Epic Season of Content for the Best-Selling Console Video Game on Next Generation Platforms* SANTA ...
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Sep 4, 2016
Claims Winner's Share of $2 Million - Biggest Prize Purse in Call of Duty History Thrilling Final Closes Epic Call of Duty XP Fan Celebration and Largest Call of Duty Esports Tournament SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Team EnVyUs is the Call of Duty® Wor...
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Sep 2, 2016
Pre-order on PS4 and Get First Access to the Infinite Warfare Multiplayer BetaNews of Beta for All-New Call of Duty Highlights Call of Duty XP Global BriefingJackal Assault for PlayStation VR Revealed as Free Bonus to Infinite Warfare Owners on PS4 Later this YearAll 16 Multiplayer Maps Coming to Call of...
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Sep 2, 2016
Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4, Culminates on Sunday with $2 Million in Prizing at Stake Sold-Out, Multi-Day Fan Celebration Features First Public Hands-On with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer and Zombies in Spaceland Modes, Call of Duty: Modern ...
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Aug 30, 2016
Master the Demon Hunter hero class, take up mighty Artifact weapons, and unlock the mysteries of the Broken Isles in the latest chapter of the Warcraft® saga IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A storm of fel fire rains from the heavens, and demonic armies flood into Azeroth in t...
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Aug 26, 2016
Multi-Platinum-Selling Artists - Entertainment Icon and Multi-Award Winning Rapper Join the Biggest Call of Duty Celebration in History, Sept. 4 Performance to Close Epic, Multi-Day Fan Event Featuring World Premiere of New Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer and $2 Million Call of...
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Aug 25, 2016
Salvation Delivers the Culmination of the Timeless Treyarch Zombies Experience That's Been Eight Years in the Making, Plus Four Action-Packed Multiplayer Maps Salvation DLC Map Pack PS4 Pre-Orders Include Exclusive Zombies Dynamic Theme SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINES...
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Aug 17, 2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Zombies Mode Revealed; Activision Celebrates with Unique Call of Duty Experience on the Sony Interactive Entertainment Deutschland Booth in Hall 7 Guardians to Get First Hands-On with Destiny: Rise of Iron on the Sony Interactive Entertainment Deutschland booth in ...
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Aug 17, 2016
All-New Crash Bandicoot Level Reveals Dr. Neo Cortex, Crash Bandicoot's Archnemesis, as Skylander Guest Star Videogame Supervillains Kaos and Dr. Neo Cortex Arrive as Fully-Playable Skylanders Senseis Toys This Fall! Free Kaos Toy with Pre-Order and Purchase of Starter Pack! ...
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Aug 16, 2016
Totally Radical Cast is ‘80s to the Max, Featuring David Hasselhoff and Paul Reubens, as well as Seth Green, Ike Barinholtz, Jay Pharoah and Sasheer Zamata New Zombies Experience from Activision and Infinity Ward Takes Players to a Space-Themed Amusement Park Set in the 1980s ...
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Aug 15, 2016
Remaining Ten North American Pro Teams Qualify for $2 Million Tournament, Taking Place During Call of Duty XP Call of Duty World League Broadcast Viewership Surpasses 1 Billion Minutes Watched in Inaugural Season Fans Can Pick Winners and Compete for $25,000, as Part of the ...
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Aug 15, 2016
Destiny - The Collection to Feature the Upcoming Large Expansion - Destiny: Rise of Iron Legacy Gen Upgrade Path Begins Today SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasda...
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Aug 8, 2016
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The road to the 2016 Call of Duty® World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation® 4 finished its last live qualifying competition yesterday with an epic showdown in Orlando as Optic Gaming won the Call of Duty® MLG Orlando Open. Yesterday's...
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Aug 4, 2016
Company Increases CY 2016 Revenues and EPS Outlook Record Q2 Revenues, Growing More Than 50% Year-over-Year Record Quarterly Digital Revenues of Over $1 Billion Record Q2 Operating Cash Flow, Up More Than 250% Year-over-Year SANTA MONICA, Calif...
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Jul 29, 2016
Purchase entire Adventure within first week of release and receive special Karazhan-themed card back Play free prologue mission, going live at launch, and earn two of Adventure's groovy new cards SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Equip your dancing shoes and make sure you'...
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Jul 26, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) will host a conference call on July 29, 2016 to discuss changes to the way it externally reports its financial results in response to the SEC's updated Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations released on May 17, 2016. ...
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Jul 25, 2016
Join us in celebrating 25 years of gaming and friendship with live HD coverage of Blizzard Entertainment's 10th BlizzCon, taking place November 4-5 Virtual Ticket on sale now at BlizzCon.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The most epic Blizzard event of the year k...
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Jul 18, 2016
Australian/New Zealand and European Regional Winners Mindfreak and Millenium Also Earn Stage 2 Pro Division Titles SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The road to the 2016 Call of Duty® Championship, Presented by PlayStation® 4 is nearly set. Team Envyus, Mindfreak and Milleniu...
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Jul 15, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2016 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 4, 2016. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet....
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Jul 12, 2016
All-New Descent DLC Pack Features Four Intense Multiplayer Maps Set in Exotic Locales and the Next Chapter of the Origins Zombies Story Gorod Krovi SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Descent, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty®: Black Ops III, the best-selling console vid...
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Jun 28, 2016
The Third Action-Packed Call of Duty: Black Ops III DLC Offering Includes Four Diverse Multiplayer Maps and the Next Chilling Installment in Treyarch's Zombies Saga SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Look out below Call of Duty® fans! Descent, the third DLC pack for the be...
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Jun 28, 2016
NEW YORK, LONDON – 28 JUNE 2016: King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced the launch of Farm Heroes Super Saga, the second instalment in the popular Farm Heroes game franchise. The new sister title from King reintroduces players to the beautiful farm lands, where the quest to maintain peace contin...
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Jun 16, 2016
New Animated Television Series "Skylanders Academy" to Debut on Netflix SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced that "Skylanders Academy," the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios—its newly created television and fi...
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Jun 13, 2016
Trio of Original Crash Bandicoot Games also to be Remastered in 2017 Starting Today, Fans can Pre-order Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack Featuring Crash Bandicoot at Select Retailers Worldwide! SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Celebrating his 20-ye...
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Jun 10, 2016
New Call of Duty Coming Nov. 4 Features Harington as the Face of the Enemy SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Kit Harington will be featured in the ...
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Jun 9, 2016
First Gameplay Reveal of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, an Epic War Story in an All-new Call of Duty Setting Destiny: Rise of Iron Features Brand-New, Heroic Adventures in the Destiny Universe Skylanders Imaginators Empowers Fans to Create their own Skylanders for the Fir...
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Jun 9, 2016
The Next Destiny Adventure Overflowing with New Story, Location, Raid, Quests, Strike, and Gear begins September 20, 2016Destiny's Most Coveted Weapon, the Gjallarhorn, Returns with Rise of Iron SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a...
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Jun 8, 2016
Call of Duty World League Culminates as Best Esports Players in the World Compete for More Than $2 Million in Prizing at the Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4 Epic Fan Celebration Also Includes the World Premiere and First Hands-On of Call of Duty: Infinite Wa...
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Jun 6, 2016
Blizzard games are best when played with friends, and new Facebook integration features such as Facebook Login and Live API will make that easier than ever Facebook's collaboration with Blizzard reflects the global social network's commitment to supporting world-class entertainment experiences ...
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Jun 2, 2016
Players around the world have fought for the future for more than 119 million hours on PC, PS4™, and Xbox One in Blizzard Entertainment's team-shooter phenomenon IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world needs heroes, and citizens from London to Xi'an to Rio de Janeiro are r...
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Jun 1, 2016
The Only Way to Bring a Gigantic Flaming Chipmunk-Headed Tornado Twisting Dino-Legged Turtle-Shelled Bowslinger with a Robot Voice and a Jet Pack to Life! Fans to Submit their Skylander Designs for Chance to have Creations Featured in Game at Launch! SANTA MONICA, Ca...
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May 27, 2016
Digital Program to Date Has Connected over 1,800 Veterans with High-Quality Jobs SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced an expansion of its in-game program that supports the Call of Duty Endowment's nationwide effort to help vetera...
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May 24, 2016
Collect Cards, Build The Ultimate Deck, and Battle Friends and Foes to Achieve Legendary Status! SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is ushering in a new way for Skylanders fans a...
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May 24, 2016
Blizzard Entertainment's futuristic team-based shooter available today globally on PC, PS4™, and Xbox One Join the battle at www.playoverwatch.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- "The world could always use more heroes"—and today, the watch begins for ...
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May 17, 2016
Buy a ticket to Legendary Pictures' Warcraft movie at Regal and continue the adventure with a free digital copy of Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®† Play World of Warcraft between May 25-August 1 and receive all-new movie-inspired looks for your in-game weapons†† ...
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May 12, 2016
Blizzard Entertainment's futuristic team-based shooter launches on PS4™, Xbox One, and PC starting May 24 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today announced that more than 9.7 million players around the world played its upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch® ...
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May 12, 2016
Debuts Enhanced Viewer Experience (EVE) at IAB Digital Content NewFronts 2016 NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at the IAB Digital Content NewFronts 2016, Activision Blizzard Media Networks (ABMN), a division of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced the launch of new c...
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May 5, 2016
Company Increases CY 2016 Revenues and EPS Outlook Company's Network is More Than Half a Billion Monthly Active UsersA Record Q1 Non-GAAP Revenues and EPS, Growing 29% and 44% Respectively Year-over-Year Record Quarterly Digital Revenues ...
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May 5, 2016
Expands the Call of Duty Endowment's Commitment to Ending Veteran Unemployment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today expanded its commitment to the veteran community by participating in the White House's Joining Forces initiative. At a cere...
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May 2, 2016
All-New Call of Duty Arrives on Friday, November 4 Acclaimed Studio Team at Infinity Ward to Deliver Timeless Hero's Journey, Immense Multiplayer Action and Original Zombies Experience Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy and Digital Deluxe Editions Includes Call of Duty: Modern W...
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Apr 26, 2016
New expansion adds 134 cards to Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed digital card game For a limited time after launch, players who log in will receive three free Whispers of the Old Gods card packs IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the heels of Hear...
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Apr 19, 2016
Eclipse, the Highly-Anticipated Second DLC Pack from Treyarch, Features Four Multiplayer Maps, Including the Re-imagining of Call of Duty: World at War Classic, Banzai, and the Next Thrilling Chapter in the Origins Zombies Storyline SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Apr 18, 2016
Master mythic Artifact weapons and do battle as the new Demon Hunter hero class in the sixth expansion for the acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The great enemy of Azeroth is back, and soon the kingdoms of the Horde and the Al...
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Apr 12, 2016
Audiences Set New CS:GO Major Records With 45 Million Hours Watched and Record-Breaking Concurrent Viewership NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard Media Networks, a division of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that Major League Gaming's Counter-St...
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Apr 11, 2016
2015 Heroes of the Dorm runner-up ASU goes undefeated 3-0 against UT-Arlington to win tuition for the rest of their college careers IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thousands of student gamers from hundreds of schools across the U.S. and Canada took part in the second season of Blizzard Ent...
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Apr 7, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2016 results after the close of the market on Thursday, May 5, 2016. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the internet. ...
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Apr 6, 2016
Celebrate 25 years of games and friendship at Blizzard Entertainment's 10th BlizzCon, taking place November 4-5 at the Anaheim Convention Center Tickets on sale April 20 and April 23 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gather your party, plot a course for Southern Cali...
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Apr 4, 2016
Australian/New Zealand and European Regional Winners Mindfreak and Millenium Also Earn Stage 1 Pro Division Titles SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Call of Duty® World League, Presented by PlayStation®4 Finals of Stage 1 Pro Division concluded this weekend with the best ...
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Mar 31, 2016
Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Eclipse Features Four New Diverse Multiplayer Maps, Including the Re-imagining of the Call of Duty: World at War Classic, Banzai All-New Terrifying Zombies Experience Sends Players to the Shores of the Pacific In Next Chapter of Epic Zombies Saga ...
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Mar 11, 2016
Ancient evil rises in third expansion for Blizzard's internationally acclaimed digital card game Prepare to take it head-on by pre-purchasing a bundle of Whispers of the Old Gods card packs at a special one-time-only price of $49.99, and receive a unique themed card back† ...
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Mar 9, 2016
STOCKHOLM, LONDON: King Digital Entertainment, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced the recipients of its first scholarship, which will send 10 female students to the 2016 Games Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco. GDC is the world's largest and longest-running games industry event. The Schol...
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Mar 7, 2016
Play Overwatch™ free May 5-9 during open beta for all three platforms Pre-purchase the team-based shooter of tomorrow TODAY at www.playoverwatch.com/buy and get a head start on the open beta for you and a friend† IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Assemble...
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Mar 3, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company, has been recognized on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list in 2016. "Fortune's recognition is especially meaningful because ...
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Mar 2, 2016
A super-sized, multi-sensory bouncy castle especially for grown-ups opened today on London's Southbank. The adult bouncy castle has been created to celebrate the launch of Candy Crush Jelly Saga, the latest instalment of global mobile gaming phenomenon, Candy Crush. Bouncers can fully immerse themselves in the competitive game modes as they take on...
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Feb 29, 2016
Leading into World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, Collaboration Brings Attention to Important Cause that Supports Affected Kids and Families around the World SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To support the millions of families affected by autism, Skylanders®, the belov...
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Feb 23, 2016
Activision Blizzard's Non-GAAP 2016 Projections: Revenues of $6.25 Billion, Operating Income of Over $2 Billion and EPS of $1.751 NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION...
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Feb 23, 2016
ANTA MONICA, Calif. & LONDON–Activision Blizzard, Inc. ("Activision Blizzard") (Nasdaq:ATVI) and King Digital Entertainment plc ("King") (NYSE:KING) today announced the completion of the acquisition of King, under which ABS Partners C.V. ("ABS Partners"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, acquired all of the outstanding shares ...
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Feb 14, 2016
LOS ANGELES – 14 FEBURARY 2016: King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, celebrates the launch of Candy Crush Jelly Saga – the next instalment in the Candy Crush Franchise – by bringing the game to life on a one-of-a-kind interactive "jelly" dance floor at the Prim...
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Feb 12, 2016
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY RESTRICTED JURISDICTION SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that, in relation to the Company's proposed acquisition of King Digital En...
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Feb 11, 2016
Record Digital Revenues in the Quarter and Full Year, Grew 32% Year-Over-Year for GAAP and 20% for Non-GAAP, Represented More Than 50% of Revenues for the First Time Monthly Active UsersA in 2015 Grew 25% Year-Over-Year, Reached an All-Time High Upon Close of King Acquisit...
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Feb 8, 2016
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY RESTRICTED JURISDICTION SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) announced today that, in relation to the Company's proposed acquisition of King Digital Ent...
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Feb 2, 2016
Top-Selling Game of 2015 Launches Highly Anticipated First DLC Map Pack First on PlayStation 4 Awakening DLC Map Pack Features 4 New Multiplayer Maps, Including the Re-Imagining of Fan Favorite Map, Hijacked, and an All-New Zombies Adventure with the Cast from Origins ...
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Jan 28, 2016
More than $500,000 in tuition and other prizes up for grabs Follow the action live on ESPN networks, fill out brackets on HeroesoftheDorm.com, and win big IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Student gamers across the United States and Canada are hereby invited to storm...
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Jan 25, 2016
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2015 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 11, 2016. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Interne...
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Jan 13, 2016
Two-Time Academy Award Nominee and AFI Award Winner Joins Co-President and Former Disney Executive Nick van Dyk to Co-Lead Studio Sher's Credits Include The Hateful Eight, Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, Garden State, Erin Brockovich, Matilda and Into the Badlands SANTA MONIC...
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Jan 7, 2016
NEW YORK, LONDON – 07 JANUARY 2016: King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, today announced the launch of its next instalment in the Candy Crush franchise, Candy Crush Jelly Saga. Candy Crush Jelly Saga is the third game in the popular franchise which includes the hit games...
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Jan 4, 2016
MLG to Serve as the Foundation for Activision Blizzard's Esports Broadcast Network SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming (MLG). MLG is a leader in creating and streaming...
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Dec 22, 2015
Final 30 Teams are Determined for Call of Duty World League Pro Division Presented by PlayStation®4 Over 800 Teams Competed for Chance to Play for More Than $3 Million in Cash Prizes in Call of Duty: Black Ops III in 2016 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Dec 21, 2015
First of Four Epic DLC Packs for Record-Setting Title Features Four New Multiplayer Maps, and the Nightmare Continues in a Brand New Zombies Offering SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Prepare for the awakening. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activisi...
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Dec 15, 2015
All Profits Will Support the Call of Duty Endowment's Efforts to Connect Veterans with High-Quality Jobs SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a new in-game program to support the Call of Duty Endowment's nationwide efforts to help ...
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Dec 7, 2015
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY RESTRICTED JURISDICTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) announced today that in relation to ...
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Dec 1, 2015
Basketball Stars Joined By Erin Andrews, King Bach and More Than 150 Guitar Hero Fans More than 100,000 Clips Were Viewed More than 100 Million Times via musical.ly Mobile App in Just Ten Days SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The results are in! Activision Pub...
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Nov 18, 2015
Topping Gift Lists will be Skylanders Seasonal Character Missile-Tow Dive-Clops, Sky Racing Pack and Eon's Elite Toys Eruptor Balloon Takes to the Sky in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylands is abuzz with the holiday s...
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Nov 11, 2015
Three-Day Opening Weekend over $550 Million in Worldwide Sales;Is the Biggest Entertainment Launch of 2015, beating Jurassic World Highest Per Player Engagement Ever Recorded for Call of Duty;More than 75 Million Hours Online Over Three Days Digital Sales Nearly Double Over Last Ye...
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Nov 10, 2015
Provides clarification regarding irrevocable undertakings NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY RESTRICTED JURISDICTION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Act...
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Nov 10, 2015
StarCraft® II: Legacy of the Void™ Now Live IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The protoss armada has arrived and is ready to reclaim Aiur. Blizzard Entertainment today announced that StarCraft® II: Legacy of the Void™, the highly anticipated third game...
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Nov 9, 2015
New iCloud Save Game Feature Lets Portal Masters Seamlessly Transition Gameplay between Devices Wherever They Want, Whenever They Want SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today t...
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Nov 6, 2015
Blizzard Entertainment's futuristic team-based shooter coming to PC, PS4™, and Xbox One Pre-purchase now at www.buyoverwatch.com and receive the Noire Widowmaker skin ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The world needs heroes . . . and Overwatch™ ...
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Nov 6, 2015
Prepare for the Burning Legion's return with early access to the expansion's Demon Hunter hero class† Instantly boost one character to level 100 TODAY† IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Burning Legion's assault on Azeroth begins next summer†—but ...
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Nov 6, 2015
Mystery and wonder await in new Adventure, featuring 45 all-new cards ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grab your hat and torch; it's time to go exploring! Today at BlizzCon®, Blizzard Entertainment revealed The League of Explorers™—a brand-new Adventure that sends brave du...
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Nov 6, 2015
Initial Productions to Include Skylanders™ TV Series and Call of Duty™ Film Series Disney Veteran Nick van Dyk Named Studio Co-President SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the launch of Activision Bl...
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Nov 6, 2015
Activision Delivers Biggest Call of Duty Game in History,As Most-Played Call of Duty Series of All Time Returns Black Ops III Kicks-Off New Era of eSports as Debut title of Call of Duty World League PlayStation Fans Gear Up with Custom Console Bundle Featuring 1TB Hard Dis...
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Nov 5, 2015
All Profits from Limited Edition Merchandise Will Support the Call of Duty Endowment's Work to Connect Veterans with Quality Employment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced merchandising partnerships with Costco Wholesale Corpora...
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Nov 2, 2015
Company Increases CY 2015 Revenues and EPS Outlook Company Delivered Record Quarterly Digital Revenues, Generating $697 Million in Non-GAAP Digital Revenues, Growing 38% Year-Over-Year Announces Agreement to Acquire King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 Billion, Accretive to Estimate...
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Nov 2, 2015
Combined Company to be Crowned a Leader in Interactive Entertainment A New Global Leader In Mobile Gaming, the Largest and Fastest-Growing Segment Of Interactive Entertainment Creates One of the Largest Entertainment Networks with Over Half a Billion Monthly Active Users in 196 Cou...
Nov 2, 2015
Director Wayne McClammy Helms Call of Duty Trailer Featuring Cara Delevingne, Michael B. Jordan and Marshawn Lynch Call of Duty: Black Ops III Launches Worldwide November 6 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Black Ops is back! With only a few days to go until what Nielse...
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Oct 22, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a new division that will build on the Company's competitive gaming leadership by creating all-new ways to deliver the best-in-class fan experience across games, platforms and geographies, furthering the development of...
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Oct 20, 2015
Grammy Award-winning alt-rock band to close out Blizzard Entertainment's sold-out gaming convention November 7 Watch the concert LIVE online with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Whether you're geeking out on the show floor at BlizzCon...
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Oct 20, 2015
Two Revolutionary Gameplay Modes, GH Live and GHTV, Usher in the New Era of Music Games as Guitar Hero Live Arrives on Store Shelves Today Hundreds of Songs in the Game on Day One, with More Tracks Added Every Week Play Solo or with Friends on Two Guitar Controllers and with a ...
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Oct 15, 2015
"Guitar Hero TV Star" Gives Fans the Chance to Star in the First User-Generated Music Video for Guitar Hero Live with the World Premiere Video Playable in the Game Fans to Submit Lip-Synching Clips through the Popular musical.ly Mobile App SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSI...
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Oct 14, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Second paragraph, second sentence of release should read: A replay of the event will also be available. The corrected release reads: ACTIVISION BLIZZARD TO HOST INVESTOR DAY ON NOVEMBER 6, 2015 AT BLIZZCON® IN ANAHEIM, CA ...
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Oct 14, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that it will host the Company's Investor Day on November 6, 2015 at Blizzard Entertainment's BlizzCon® event, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM PT, followed by the BlizzCon...
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Oct 13, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2015 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet....
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Oct 5, 2015
Veteran Comedy Director Jonathan Krisel Directs the Brand New Spot SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With just a couple weeks to go until the highly-anticipated return of Guitar Hero, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) ...
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Sep 24, 2015
New Global eSports League Triples its Prize Pool to $3 million, Expands Competitive Opportunities for Pros and Amateurs Alike Call of Duty Championship Moved to Fall 2016 in Support of All-New Seasonal Structure The Arrival of Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Mark the Deepest ...
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Sep 17, 2015
Most Downloaded Day-One Game in PlayStation History More People Played Destiny on The Taken King Launch Day Than at the Original Destiny Launch SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ...
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Sep 17, 2015
#1 Kids Console Game in the World1 Brings Vehicles-To-Life, A New Toys-To-Life Category Skylanders SuperChargers Drives Franchise's Innovation Even Further with Number of Firsts, Including Online Multiplayer and Racing Gameplay Donkey Kong and Bowser Join the Incredible Cast of Sky...
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Sep 15, 2015
Never Been a Better Time to Jump into the Destiny Universe Destiny Year Two Gives New Players and Veteran Guardians the Ability to Carve Their Legends in the Stars SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned s...
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Sep 13, 2015
Epic single-player story, all-new cooperative modes, and intense competitive multiplayer gameplay combine to form the definitive StarCraft experience Watch the newly revealed opening cinematic at www.starcraft2.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The protoss armada...
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Sep 10, 2015
Max Chilton Takes on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in a Skylanders® SuperCharged Vehicle during Season Finale of Indy Lights Championship on September 12-13! MONTEREY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Start your engines! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision...
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Aug 31, 2015
Re-Imagination of the Most Popular Multiplayer Map in Black Ops Series History is Transformed Once Again for Call of Duty: Black Ops III Pre-Order and Get Nuk3town Map Day One on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A...
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Aug 28, 2015
Treyarch's Black Ops III Beta Sets New Standard as the #1 Beta on PlayStation 4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today confirmed that Treyarch's Call of Duty®: Black Ops III ...
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Aug 24, 2015
Second Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ expansion adds over 130 cards IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Grand Tournament™, the second expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning online strategy card game, Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™, i...
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Aug 19, 2015
Gather some friends and watch live HD coverage of Blizzard Entertainment's gaming convention this November 6 and 7 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The biggest Blizzard bash of the year is almost here! BlizzCon® 2015 is coming this November 6-7 to the Anaheim Convention Center—an...
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Aug 19, 2015
Beginning Today, Treyarch's Black Ops III Beta Provides Gamers Hands-On with All-New Multiplayer First Public Call of Duty Beta Since Call of Duty: World at War Starts First on PS4™ System Through Sunday, Aug. 23 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Aug 18, 2015
Skylanders Delivers Brand-New Adventure with Free-to-Play Mobile Card Battle Game SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is setting out to create a legendary league of card battlers ...
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Aug 6, 2015
Turn the infernal power of the Burning Legion against them as the dexterous and deadly new Demon Hunter hero class Master mighty Artifacts—legendary weapons that transform and grow in power as you battle across the accursed Broken Isles COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)...
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Aug 5, 2015
Call of Duty®: Black Ops III, Destiny: The Taken King, Skylanders® SuperChargers and Guitar Hero® Live All Playable at Show European Fans to Get First Hands-On with Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Multiplayer European Guardians to Get Hands-On with All-New Powers in Dest...
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Aug 5, 2015
Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Skylanders franchi...
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Aug 5, 2015
Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Sk...
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Aug 4, 2015
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Jul 28, 2015
King's Quest™: A Knight to Remember begins the new adventures contained within the five-chapter release. SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Sierra™, part of Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), rel...
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Jul 27, 2015
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Fourth DLC Pack Delivers Four All-New Multiplayer Maps, Return of the Exo Grapple Playlist and New Trident Reflected Energy Weapon Delivers the Epic Conclusion to Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies saga, featuring all-star cast John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan...
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Jul 22, 2015
Starting next week, prepare for battle by pre-purchasing a bundle of 50 card packs at a special one-time price of $49.99 and receive a unique themed card back IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Excitement is in the air as brave champions hailing from the icy reaches of Northrend to t...
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Jul 15, 2015
Prepare for the conclusion of the StarCraft II saga and enjoy the ultimate competitive real-time strategy experience—standalone Legacy of the Void to launch by winter Heart of the Swarm® also now available as standalone game IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Jul 9, 2015
New All-Star Zombies Cast Features Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Neal McDonough, Ron Perlman and Robert Picardo Encounter the Zombie Swarm Firsthand in San Diego at Massive Walkthrough Escape Room Comic-Con Zombies Panel Featuring Call of Duty Zombies Stars of Past and Pr...
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Jul 7, 2015
Attendees among First in the World to Play Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, Including Dark Versions of Donkey Kong™ & Bowser™, and Check out Collectible Toy Line Eon's Elite SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ac...
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Jun 30, 2015
The Eternal Conflict is an extended multiweek event that brings epic new Heroes, Battlegrounds, and more to Blizzard's free-to-play team brawler The Butcher and other legendary characters from Diablo® III enter the Nexus to continue the war over the High Heavens and the Burning Hells...
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Jun 25, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2015 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Jun 24, 2015
In-Game Adventure and Rewards Available on Custom-Designed Destiny Red Bull Cans SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc. and Bungie, together with energy drink category leader Red Bull today announced a partnership that will bring an epic new quest to pla...
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Jun 16, 2015
Offers Ultimate Hands-on Experience for All Four Tentpole Franchises Call of Duty: Black Ops III Delivers First-Ever Multiplayer Hands-on Reveal at E3 Worldwide Hands-on Debut of New Destiny: The Taken King First Hands-on with Skylanders SuperChargers Including Newl...
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Jun 16, 2015
All-New Campaign, Sub-Classes and a Brand New Destination, Further Expand the Evolving Destiny Universe Destiny Year Two Begins on September 15, 2015 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activisi...
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Jun 16, 2015
Landmark Creative Collaboration between Activision and Nintendo Offers Fans New Skylanders that Also Work as amiibo Figures - Available in all Nintendo Starter Packs Fans Attending E3 2015 will be First to Get Hands-On with the New Skylanders and their Vehicles! SANT...
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Jun 9, 2015
Leading Videogame Publisher Drives Strong Licensed Business for Skylanders, Call of Duty, Destiny and Guitar Hero Live LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), lands at Licensing Expo 2015 with a...
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Jun 3, 2015
New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver's Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise¹ with the ...
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Jun 2, 2015
Download Blizzard Entertainment's action-packed free-to-play online team brawler today at www.heroesofthestorm.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Grab your warglaives, load up your chain gun, and prepare to go ham on the core—Heroes of the Storm™ is now LIVE! Players can downl...
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Jun 2, 2015
Four New Multiplayer Maps, New Celebrity Performance in Fresh Exo Zombies Experience; Supremacy a Must-Have Call of Duty Experience for Fans SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare Supremacy, the third DLC pack for Call of Duty®: Advanced Wa...
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May 26, 2015
Third DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Delivers Four New Multiplayer Maps Taking Players Across the Globe Bruce Campbell Joins Next Chapter of the Fan-Favorite Exo Zombies Saga, with All-Star Hollywood Cast of John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and Jon Bernthal ...
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May 19, 2015
Bungie Expands the Destiny Experience Offering Brand-new Competitive Multiplayer Event and Co-op Arena Activity New Story Quests Send Guardians to Hunt Down the Traitorous Fallen House of Wolves SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing...
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May 14, 2015
First-ever global tournament series for Blizzard Entertainment's new online team brawler joins the Road to BlizzCon® 2015—over $1.2 million in cash and prizes up for grabs IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Nexus portal will soon be transporting the greatest Heroes of the ...
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May 6, 2015
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Apr 29, 2015
For the first time ever, live telecast of collegiate eSports event aired on ESPN2 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thousands of student gamers from more than 460 schools across the U.S. and Canada entered the Nexus to take part in Heroes of the Dorm™—a no-holds-barred t...
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Apr 27, 2015
Sequel to the Most Played Series in Call of Duty History Arrives on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 system and PC Friday, November 6 Pre-order Now to Get Access to the Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta Black Ops III Redefines How Call of Duty is Played Delivering Innovations Across Ever...
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Apr 20, 2015
Everyone's invited to join the battle for the Nexus when open beta testing begins on May 19 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Rally your fellow heroes and get ready for battle, because the portal to the Nexus is about to bust wide open! Blizzard Entertainment announced today that He...
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Apr 14, 2015
Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed free-to-play strategy card game now available on iOS® and Android™ mobile phones IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Calling all mobile duelists, it's time to take your decks on the go—Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ is ...
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Apr 14, 2015
The Pop Culture Phenomenon is Completely Re-Imagined for the Next Generation and Places You Center Stage with Live Action, First Person Gameplay and Reactive Crowds Guitar Hero Live includes GHTV, the World's First Playable Music Video Network that Lets You Play Hundreds of Your Favorite Songs Acr...
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Apr 2, 2015
Second Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ Adventure brimming with hot new cards and bosses IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first wing of Blackrock Mountain™, the fiery new Adventure for Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™, has opened! Blackrock Mountai...
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Mar 31, 2015
Four New Multiplayer Maps, Bonus Weapon, Custom Weapon Variant, New Exo Grappling Ability and Next Epic Chapter of the Exo Zombies Saga Make Ascendance the Ultimate DLC Offering Celebrity Cast Comprised of John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and Jon Bernthal Feature in New Exo Zombies Episod...
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Mar 27, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2015 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Mar 27, 2015
32 Professional Teams From Around the Globe Compete for $1 Million Playing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare The Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox Will be Livestreamed Worldwide on Xbox Live, CallofDuty.com, MLG.tv Tournament's Final Match Livestream Starts Sunday, March 29...
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Mar 18, 2015
Second Epic DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Comes to Xbox One and Xbox 360 Players on March 31 New Offering Delivers Four New Multiplayer Maps, Bonus Weapon, Custom Weapon Variant and New Exo Grappling Ability All-Star Hollywood Cast John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose Mc...
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Mar 12, 2015
Blizzard Entertainment's massive gaming convention and community celebration takes over the Anaheim Convention Center November 6-7 Tickets on sale April 15 and April 18 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Get ready for two days of nonstop Blizzard gaming with a few thousand of ...
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Mar 6, 2015
College students across U.S. and Canada can team up and represent their school—more than $450,000 in tuition and other prizes up for grabs Anyone can fill out a fantasy bracket, cheer on their favorite schools, and win big ESPN to deliver exclusive live coverage of Heroes of ...
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Mar 6, 2015
Preorders for Hearthstone's New Magma-Filled Adventure Begin March 19, Come with Exclusive Themed Card Back BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment revealed today what's in the cards for Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™—an all-new Adventure that will chall...
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Mar 5, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) has been named to Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in 2015, marking its first-ever placement on the prestigious list. Activision Blizzard's rich culture, where fun, creativity and operation...
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Feb 9, 2015
#1 Top-Selling Kids Videogame Franchise of 2014 Worldwide¹ Unveils Special Edition Crayola Color Alive! Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack and Cereal Boxes from General Mills New Love Potion Pop Fizz Toy Timed for Valentine's Day and Easter Toys Join the Skylanders Trap Team Lineup ...
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Feb 5, 2015
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Jan 27, 2015
First DLC of Top-Selling Console Game of 2014 Globally Comes to Xbox Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Pack Includes Four Epic New Multiplayer Maps, Exclusive Weapon, Custom Weapon Variant and New Exo Zombies Cooperative Experience Legendary Cast Starring John Malko...
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Jan 16, 2015
Skylanders Trap Team Outsells Nearest Competitor Globally by 17%; Skylanders Franchise 30% Bigger than Nearest Competitor Globally Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Top-selling Console Game of 2014 Globally; #1 Gaming Franchise in US for Sixth Straight Year Destiny is #2 Top-Selling V...
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Jan 13, 2015
The First DLC Offering Lands on January 27 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC Pack Includes Four Epic New Multiplayer Maps, Exclusive Weapon, Custom Weapon Variant and a New Breed of Zombies with New Exo Zombies Cooperative Experience All-Star Hollywood Cast Headlines New Exo...
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Jan 12, 2015
Release of New Free-to-Play Call of Duty Game Brings the World's Largest Interactive Entertainment Franchise to the World's Largest Gaming Market Call of Duty Online is Live in China SANTA MONICA, Calif. & SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wh...
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Jan 8, 2015
Top Professional Call of Duty Teams Return to Los Angeles March 27-29 to Play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for $1 Million Prize PoolSemi-Finals and Final Match to Be Broadcast on Xbox Live on Sunday, March 29 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's time to det...
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Jan 7, 2015
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 5, 2015. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Interne...
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Dec 17, 2014
New Light and Dark Element Trap Master Skylanders to Be Included in Special Element Expansion Packs This Holiday Season Never-Before-Seen Elemental Zones and Villains Now Can Be Accessed and Captured in Skylanders Trap Team SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For...
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Dec 15, 2014
Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed free-to-play strategy card game now available in select regions; rolling out worldwide on Google Play™ and Amazon Appstore for Android in the days ahead IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment invites Android™ gamers to a friend...
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Dec 12, 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the #1 Top-selling Game of the Year in the U.S. Skylanders is the #1 Best-Selling Kids Video Game Franchise of the Year in the U.S. SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Act...
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Dec 9, 2014
Bungie Brings All-New Single-Player, Co-op and Multiplayer Activities, Gear and Weapons to Continue Your Quest to Become a Legend SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bungie and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced t...
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Dec 8, 2014
First Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™ expansion now live, featuring over 120 inventive new cards IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Goblins vs Gnomes™, the explosive first expansion to Blizzard Entertainment's fast-paced online strategy card game Hearthstone®: ...
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Nov 25, 2014
Next Chapter in the Award-Winning Geometry Wars™ Franchise is Newest Title Released under the Sierra™ Label SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today marks the newest addition to the Sierra™ library of games with the release of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions. This frenetic...
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Nov 24, 2014
Winterfest Lob-Star Skylander, Latest Eon's Elite Whirlwind and New Merchandise Now Available Eruptor Balloon Flies in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® Lineup for First Time in Franchise History SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's officially the holi...
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Nov 20, 2014
Gamers Can Play as Favorite Heroes from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Titles and Call of Duty: Black Ops II in All-New, Free to Play Call of Duty Mobile Game SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Capt. Price. Soap MacTavish. Mike Harper. For the first time, players can enlist some ...
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Nov 20, 2014
Portal Masters Rewarded for Showing How They Trap and Play as Villains in Skylanders® Trap Team Anytime, Anywhere! SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Portal Masters can show their love for trapping and playing as villains in Skylanders Trap Team via the #TrapAndPlaySweeps ...
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Nov 20, 2014
Franchise Tops $10 Billion in Sales Worldwide, Life-to-Date Sales and Engagement Up Over Last Year Through First Week SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today ann...
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Nov 19, 2014
New expansion achieves day-one sell-through of more than 3.3 million copies IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On November 13, millions of Azeroth's champions enlisted for the war against the Iron Horde with the launch of World of Warcraft®: Warlords of Draenor™, the fifth...
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Nov 19, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that an agreement has been reached to settle the consolidated derivative and class action shareholder case stemming from the October 2013 purchase by the Company and an investor group of 88 percent of Vivendi SA's sha...
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Nov 13, 2014
Charge into battle against the Iron Horde with included level-90 character boost IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's time to take the fight to the Iron Horde on their home turf. Warlords of Draenor™, the fifth expansion to Blizzard Entertainment's acclaimed massively multip...
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Nov 12, 2014
DUBAI, November 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capture Evil, Unleash Good! Skylanders Trap Team Lets Fans Trap and Play as Villains Skylanders Trap Team Revolutionizes the Gaming Industry, Offering the Full AAA Console Experience on Both Tablet and Console -- for the First Time Ever Behold, Portal Masters! Activision Publishing, Inc....
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Nov 7, 2014
Blizzard Entertainment reveals epic conclusion to the StarCraft II saga before packed house at Anaheim Convention Center during BlizzCon gaming festival Next chapter of StarCraft II will be a standalone product, not requiring Wings of Liberty® or Heart of the Swarm® ...
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Nov 7, 2014
World premiere of brand-new Blizzard game universe at BlizzCon® Show attendees go hands-on with Overwatch, running live on 600 BlizzCon PCs Beta coming in 2015; sign-ups NOW LIVE at www.playoverwatch.com ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In fron...
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Nov 7, 2014
Explosive first expansion will feature over 120 new cards ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today revealed plans for an explosive new addition to Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft®—Goblins vs Gnomes™! Announced at the company's eighth BlizzCon...
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Nov 4, 2014
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Nov 3, 2014
New Era of Call of Duty Begins, Highly Acclaimed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Now Available Worldwide with First Ever Limited Access Day Zero Edition Starring Academy Award® Winning Actor Kevin Spacey, New Call of Duty Delivers a Stunning Vision of the Future New Ca...
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Oct 30, 2014
Activision's Discover Your Power Spot Demonstrates How Power Changes Everything Director Peter Berg Leads Trailer Featuring Taylor Kitsch and Emily Ratajkowski Special Early Access Day Zero Edition Available to Fans Worldwide November 3 SANTA...
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Oct 28, 2014
Ruling Comes One Week Before Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is Released LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Judge William H. Fahey of the Los Angeles Superior Court today ruled in favor of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) with respect to its motion to strike former dictator and c...
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Oct 21, 2014
Crank up the volume and watch the concert live with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metallica is coming to BlizzCon® 2014! On November 8, Blizzard Entertainment's two-day Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® community celebrat...
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Oct 14, 2014
More than 7.4 million World of Warcraft® subscribers stand ready to take their place on the front line when the expansion launches November 13 All World of Warcraft accounts automatically updated with all previous expansions IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Oct 9, 2014
Call of Duty Publisher Activision Files Reply to Motion Pushing for Dismissal of Case LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), the creators of the popular Call of Duty® franchise, today filed a response to Manuel Noriega's opposition in the frivo...
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Oct 8, 2014
For Limited Time, Fans Who Purchase Digital Copy of Sledgehammer Games' New Call of Duty for Xbox 360 Can Upgrade for Free to Xbox One, PlayStation®3 Gamers Can Also Upgrade for Free to PlayStation®4 Additionally, Xbox One Fans Will Be Able To Pre-Order and Pre-Download Their Digital Cop...
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Oct 6, 2014
Capture Evil, Unleash Good! Skylanders Trap Team Lets Fans Trap and Play as Villains Skylanders Trap Team Revolutionizes the Gaming Industry, Offering the Full AAA Game Experience on Both Tablet and Console - for the First Time Ever Franchise that Pioneered the Toys-to-Lif...
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Oct 5, 2014
Capture Evil, Unleash Good! Skylanders Trap Team Lets Fans Trap and Play as Villains Skylanders Trap Team Revolutionizes the Gaming Industry, Offering the Full AAA Game Experience on Both Tablet and Console -- for the First Time Ever Franchise that Pioneered the Toys-to-Li...
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Oct 3, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet....
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Sep 25, 2014
Dismissal Follows The Supreme Court's Recent Ruling Confirming that Abstract Ideas are Not Patentable SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that the United States District Court, Central District of California has invalidated ...
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Sep 22, 2014
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani Named as Co-Counsel Today - Will Be Available via Teleconference to Discuss Noriega's Claims LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), the creators of the popular Call of Duty franchise, today will file a motion to dismiss the ...
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Sep 18, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Delivers Complementary Experience to Console Game on October 5 with 14 Exclusive Villains, New Storyline and Two Skylanders Toys Not Available in Any Other Starter Pack Fans Can Now Play Multiplayer Skylanders Skystones for the First Time on Nintendo 3DS ...
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Sep 17, 2014
Players Logged More Than 100 Million Hours of Online Play in the First Week Destiny Becomes Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch of All Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision ...
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Sep 15, 2014
Can You Believe Those Skylanders Losers Actually Caved in to My Demands? SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Attention, foolish human fools! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is officially announcing an all new di...
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Sep 10, 2014
Destiny is the Most Successful New Video Game Franchise Launch of All Time Destiny is the Highest-Selling Day One Digital Console Release in History On Track to Become Activision's Next Billion Dollar Franchise SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Sep 8, 2014
The Most Pre-Ordered New IP in Video Game History Has Launched and is Available Worldwide at 12:01 midnight September 9th Local Time in Countries around the World Award-Winning First Person Action Game Delivers Groundbreaking Experience in a Living, Social World ...
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Sep 4, 2014
Join Blizzard Entertainment's mega Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® community celebration online this November 7 and 8—live and in HD Virtual Ticket available now at BlizzCon.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Want the best seat in the house...
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Aug 19, 2014
Award-winning Reaper of Souls™ expansion unleashed on PS3™, PS4™, Xbox 360®, and Xbox One™ in all-inclusive Diablo® III collection IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As Malthael tightens his grip over the innocent people of Sanctuary, a legi...
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Aug 14, 2014
Opening cinematic for new World of Warcraft® expansion and premiere episode of new animated lore miniseries Lords of War™ now live at www.worldofwarcraft.com LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beyond the Dark Portal, the clash of iron echoes as two worlds brace for war. At a ...
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Aug 13, 2014
European fans to get first hands-on with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Destiny is GameStop's most pre-ordered new IP in history; fans to put their competitive multiplayer skills to the test in The Crucible Skylanders Trap Team brings big surprises in small packages with f...
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Aug 12, 2014
The New Sierra Launches with an Exclusive Focus on Indie Game Development The Epic Return of King's Quest and Geometry Wars3: DimensionsHeadline the List of New, Fan-Favorite Titles Planned to Launch Under the Sierra Brand KÖLN, Germany--(BUSINES...
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Aug 12, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today that it will bring the complete Skylanders Trap Team videogame to tabletsi at launch, marking the first time a full Skylanders® game will be ava...
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Aug 11, 2014
First Call of Duty Created with Three-Year Development Cycle from First Time Lead Call of Duty Studio, Sledgehammer Games, Fundamentally Changes Call of Duty Multiplayer All-new Exoskeleton Abilities Take Call of Duty to New Level, Unprecedented Customization Revolutionizes Player Personalization ...
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Aug 5, 2014
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Jul 31, 2014
Ghosts' Fourth DLC Pack Delivers the Last Four New Multiplayer Maps Plus the Epic Conclusion to the Game's Extinction Saga, Where Mankind Makes Its Final Stand Against the Cryptid Invasion Nemesis - the Final DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts - Arrives First, Exclusively to Xbox August 5th ...
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Jul 30, 2014
Largest Console Beta for a New Video Game IP Over 4.6 Million Fans Played Beta SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Bungie today confirmed millions of people ha...
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Jul 29, 2014
Three Editions, including an Unprecedented Digital Offering, Packed with Epic Content Designed to Provide Ultimate Call of Duty ExperienceAtlas Pro Edition Includes Season Pass for Unparalleled ValueTune-in Aug. 11 for the worldwide reveal of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer ...
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Jul 24, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) announced plans to bring "Eon's Elite," a new set of premium toys, to Skylanders® fans worldwide this fall. The limited edition Eon's Elite ...
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Jul 24, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) announced plans to bring "Eon's Elite," a new set of premium toys, to Skylanders® fans worldwide this fall. The limited edition Eon's Elite ...
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Jul 22, 2014
First Hearthstone™: Heroes of Warcraft™ single-player Adventure features fun new cards and frightfully challenging foes IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The first wing of Curse of Naxxramas™: A Hearthstone™ Adventure has opened! Players can now put ...
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Jul 21, 2014
Skylanders Trap Team™ Dark Edition Featuring Ultimate Kaos Trap Debuts Activations Include Consumer Hands-on Gameplay, First-Ever Skylanders Comic Book Unveiling SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the first time, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned ...
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Jul 15, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Jul 11, 2014
Fans Attending San Diego Comic-Con Invited to Participate in Costume Contest at Official Skylanders Panel, with More Than $5,000 in Prizes Activision Publishing, Inc.: WHAT:   ...
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Jul 7, 2014
Official Beta Dates for the PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 Announced Destiny ‘Ghost' and ‘Limited' Collector's Editions Revealed SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activ...
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Jun 17, 2014
Leading Video Game Publisher Strengthens the Toys-to-Life™ Genre through Licensed Publishing Initiatives and Brand Extensions in New Snack & Breakfast and Coloring & Activity Categories LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision ...
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Jun 9, 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Skylanders Trap Team and Destiny Showcase Blockbuster Lineup SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is set to kick-off this year's Electronic Entertai...
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Jun 5, 2014
Limited Supply of Gearshift is Available Fans who Pre-order the Toy will Receive Gearshift When Skylanders Trap Team™ Launches October 5 -- Months in Advance of Public Release SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders Trap Team™ will get a...
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May 29, 2014
Invasion DLC Pack Delivers Four New MP Maps and the Next Chapter in Extinction's Four-Part Episodic Storyline More Unique Field Orders Debut in New DLC Pack, Including The Death Mariachi, Anubis - the Half-Jackal/Half-Human Protector of the Dead, and Ghost Pirates SA...
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May 22, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced the pricing of the previously announced public offering of 41,499,689 shares of its common stock by Vivendi S.A. The offering and sale of shares owned by Vivendi S.A. are being made in accordance with the agreements e...
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May 21, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) today announced a public offering of 41,499,689 shares of its common stock by Vivendi S.A. The offering and sale of shares owned by Vivendi S.A. are being made in accordance with the agreements entered into in connection with the ...
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May 12, 2014
Includes Diablo® III and critically acclaimed Reaper of Souls™ expansion Preorder for PS3™, PS4™, Xbox One, or Xbox 360 now and receive exclusive bonus in-game item IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On August 19, console gamers around the world...
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May 6, 2014
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May 2, 2014
Power Changes Everything on November 4 Starring Academy Award® Winning Actor Kevin Spacey, New Call of Duty Delivers a Stunning Vision of the Future First Call of Duty game created with three-year development cycle First Call of Duty game helmed by new AAA stud...
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May 1, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is set to release The Amazing Spider-Man 2™, an all-new single-player, third-person action-adventure video game based on Marvel's beloved Spider-Man character and inspir...
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Apr 24, 2014
Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life ...
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Apr 23, 2014
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Photos from Skylanders Trap Team Reveal Event in New York are available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress. Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activison Publishing, Inc., reveals the latest innovation to the Skylanders franchise with Skylanders Trap Team on April 23, 2014, in New ...
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Apr 23, 2014
Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life ...
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Apr 22, 2014
Get ready for Blizzard Entertainment's eighth BlizzCon® gaming convention and community celebration, taking place November 7-8 Tickets on sale May 7 and May 10 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Alert your guilds, clans, houses, and fellowships—Blizzard Entertainmen...
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Apr 21, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2014 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Apr 3, 2014
The Second, Massive DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts Continues the Definitive Online Experience Featuring Four New Multiplayer Maps, the Tactical 2-in-1 Ripper Weapon, the Next Chapter in the Episodic Extinction Story, and Features One of Hollywood's Most Fearsome Action Film Characters - the Predator ...
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Apr 3, 2014
More than 2.7 million players join the crusade against the Angel of Death with the launch of Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Malthael claimed that no one could stop Death . . . actually, Diablo® III players have already stopped Death m...
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Apr 2, 2014
App Store℠ rollout of Blizzard Entertainment's critically acclaimed digital card game begins in select regions; coming soon to rest of planet IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to inform swagnificent, Zippi79, MrHeed, JohnTheTree, Successlol, SpiritGuar...
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Mar 28, 2014
Activision and Xbox Second Annual Tournament Sees 31 of the World's Best Call of Duty Teams Compete Playing Call of Duty: Ghosts on Xbox One for $1 Million in Prizing The 2014 Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox Will be Livestreamed Worldwide on MLG.tv and Call of Duty.com, With the Final...
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Mar 25, 2014
Epic new chapter in Blizzard Entertainment's critically acclaimed Diablo® series NOW LIVE Take up the blessed arms and impenetrable shield of the mighty Crusader and explore the world of Sanctuary like never before IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The time has ...
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Mar 11, 2014
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today announced that Hearthstone™: Heroes of Warcraft™, its free-to-play digital card game, is fun! Like, really fun. Which is good, because it's now officially out of beta and fully released upon the world! Speaking of the world. . . ....
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Mar 10, 2014
Pre-purchase World of Warcraft®'s upcoming fifth expansion today and immediately boost a character to level 90† IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This fall, World of Warcraft® players around the globe will clash with the legends of Warcraft®'s brutal past when W...
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Mar 6, 2014
Features Four New Multiplayer Maps, Plus Second Chapter in Extinction's Four-Part Episodic Story that Debuts the 100-foot Tall Seaborne Cryptid Boss - the Kraken Starting Today, Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Season Pass Owners on Xbox Live Can Get Their Hands on Devastation's All-New "Ripper" Tactical ...
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Feb 17, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced TRANSFORMERS™: RISE OF THE DARK SPARK™, a video game complement to Paramount Pictures' upcoming film, TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, set to releas...
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Feb 14, 2014
#1 Best-Selling Kids Video Game Franchise of 2013 Worldwide1 Increases Licensing Footprint to More Than 175 Licensees SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today an impressive rost...
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Feb 7, 2014
New Rewards and Incentives Help to Support College Gaming Groups at the Grassroots Level IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TeSPA and Blizzard Entertainment have announced a partnership that will bring unprecedented support to college gaming groups throughout North America. For the f...
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Feb 6, 2014
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Jan 28, 2014
First DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts Delivers Epic Offering Featuring Four New Maps, All-New Dual-Purpose Weapon, Iconic Horror Character Michael Myers, and the Initial Installment in Extinction's New, Four-Part Episodic Storyline for the Definitive Online Experience Fans Can Purchase the Onsla...
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Jan 17, 2014
Call of Duty: Ghosts #1 Top-Selling Next Gen Title; Call of Duty #1 Franchise for the Last Five Years Skylanders #1 Kids Video Game Franchise for Second Consecutive Year; Takes #3 Spot for Overall Video Game Franchise in 2013 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WI...
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Jan 16, 2014
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2013 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 6, 2014. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Interne...
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Jan 13, 2014
Launching First, Exclusively on Xbox Live on January 28th Onslaught Will Feature Four New Multiplayer Maps, the All-New "Maverick" Dual-Purpose Weapon, and "Episode 1: Nightfall," the First Installment in Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction's Four-Part Episodic Storyline Fans Can Purchase Ons...
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Jan 9, 2014
The World's Best Call of Duty Teams Return to Los Angeles, CA, March 28-30, for the Ultimate Competition and a $1 Million Prize Pool Mega Event Featuring Call of Duty: Ghosts to be First Competitive Prizing Tournament on Xbox One SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
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Dec 19, 2013
Take up the righteous cause of the Crusader and chart your own epic course through Sanctuary in the upcoming expansion to Diablo® III IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On March 25, the crusade against death itself begins when Diablo® III: Reaper of Souls™ charges for...
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Nov 26, 2013
Free iOS App Helps Fans Manage Their Collections and Unlock Original Skylanders® Content Skylanders Celebrates the New App with Holiday Wish List Sweepstakes SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skylanders fans vying to become the ultimate Portal Master can ...
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Nov 26, 2013
#1 Most Played Xbox One Multiplayer Game Worldwide; #1 Top Selling Xbox One Title at Leading North American Retailers; #1 Xbox One Standalone Software Title in U.K.* #1 Most Played PlayStation 4 Game; #1 Top Selling PlayStation 4 Game at Leading North American Retailers ...
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Nov 20, 2013
Activision's Blockbuster Heads into Xbox One Launch as Most Pre-ordered Xbox One Title at North American Retail; Quickly Becomes Top Selling Title Also at North American Retail on PlayStation 4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With only two more days to go until the launch of the Xbox...
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Nov 11, 2013
Highly-Rated Kids' Game will be One of the Few Family Launch Titles for Next-Generation Platforms This Holiday SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The critically acclaimed video game Skylanders SWAP Force™ from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Acti...
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Nov 8, 2013
Lead the charge against the fiercest orc clans from Warcraft® lore Join your friends on the front lines with an instant level-90 character upgrade ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The heroes of Azeroth are on the verge of a war that will reforge the f...
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Nov 6, 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts is Gamestop's Most-Preordered Next Gen Title Call of Duty: Ghosts Takes over the #1 Spot on Xbox Live Call of Duty: Ghosts Sets New High Watermark for Average Player Session Length SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activisio...
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Nov 6, 2013
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Nov 5, 2013
Call of Duty®: Ghosts Now Available Worldwide Innovative New Title Delivers Next Generation Call of Duty with a New World, Story, Characters across Single Player Raises the Bar on Multiplayer with Unrivaled Customization, Dynamic Map Events, Seven New Game Modes and Squads ...
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Nov 5, 2013
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlizzCon® 2013, Blizzard Entertainment's two-day gaming festival, makes a long-awaited return on Friday, November 8, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The sold-out show celebrates all things geek, featuring sneak peeks at what's going on behind the sc...
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Oct 31, 2013
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thousands of gamers are about to come to a party and celebrate all the big things (and all the small things too) . . . and maybe even fall in love with a gnome at a rock show when legendary Southern California punk rock trio Blink-182 headlines the closing concert at Blizzard ...
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Oct 29, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd., in association with Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today launched Angry Birds™ Star Wars® for home and hand-held video game systems. Based on Rovio's wildly popular, action-strategy ...
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Oct 16, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2013 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Interne...
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Oct 15, 2013
VisitScotland, the Highland Council and Activision Publishing Partner on the First Ever ‘Virtual' Twinning of a Real World Destination with a Video Game World LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VisitScotland, The Highland Council and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidia...
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Oct 13, 2013
Top Selling Kids Video Game Franchise of 20131 Debuts 16 New Swappable Characters, 40 New Characters Overall, Next-Generation Graphics and the Deepest, Most Innovative Game in the Franchise to Date Franchise that Pioneered the Toys to Life Genre Tops Hot Holidays Lists for Third Consecuti...
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Oct 12, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Marvel Entertainment, LLC today revealed The Amazing Spider-Man 2™ video game is planned to launch next spring, alongside the Sony Pictures Entertainment feature film of the same name. Developed by...
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Oct 11, 2013
Newly Independent Company Now Majority Owned by Public Shareholders SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that it had successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of appro...
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Oct 10, 2013
Portal Masters Attended a Special Event on Thursday, SWAPtober 10th for an Advance Look at the Highly Anticipated Game Skylanders SWAP Force SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of its upcoming launch of Skylanders® SWAP Force™ on October 13, 2013, Activ...
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Oct 10, 2013
Portal Masters Attended a Special Event on Thursday, SWAPtober 10th for an Advance Look at the Highly Anticipated Game Skylanders SWAP Force SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of its upcoming launch of Skylanders® SWAP Force™ on October 13, 2013, Activ...
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Oct 10, 2013
Delaware Supreme Court Unanimously Reverses Lower Court Decision SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that the Company expects to complete by October 15, 2013 the previously announced t...
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Oct 7, 2013
From October 8-14th, All Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Personalization Packs Will Be Discounted 25% on Xbox Live, With 100% of the Profits Going to Benefit the Call of Duty Endowment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of...
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Oct 4, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Worlds Inc. and Worlds Online Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. ...
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Oct 4, 2013
Weekly Skylanders Webisodes, Hosted by Diary of a Wimpy Kid's Zachary Gordon, Delivers Everything Fans Want to Know about One of the World's Most Successful Video Game Franchises1 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision ...
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Oct 3, 2013
Portal Masters are Invited to a Special Event on Thursday, SWAPtober 10th for an Advance Look at the Highly Anticipated Game Skylanders SWAP Force™ Activision Publishing, Inc.: WHAT: ...
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Oct 1, 2013
Pre-Order Now at Participating Retailers for Invite-Only Access to Beta Shared World Shooter Game Launches Next Spring SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Be among the first to blaze a trail through the wild frontiers of Destiny, the next evolution of entertainme...
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Sep 30, 2013
Skylanders® takes over Times Square for "SWAPtoberfest" Celebration on October 10 Daily Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack Giveaways and Activities Begin October 1 through the end of the month SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., ...
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Sep 19, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) (the "Company") announced today that it has closed its previously announced private offering of $1,500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% senior notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") and $750 million aggregate principal amount ...
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Sep 18, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, announced today that the Delaware Chancery Court, in Hayes v. Activision Blizzard, Inc., preliminarily enjoined the previously announced concurrent transactions between the Company and ASAC II LP, on ...
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Sep 17, 2013
Skylanders Figures Continue to Outsell the Top Action Figure Properties Year-to-Date 20133 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today that Skylanders Giants is the #1 ...
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Sep 13, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) (the "Company") announced today the completion of the syndication of a seven-year secured term loan credit facility totaling $2.5 billion ("Term Loan B"). The Company expects to also secure a revolving credit facility of $250 million...
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Sep 12, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) (the "Company") announced today it has priced $1,500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% senior notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 6.125% senior notes due 2023 (the "2023 Notes" ...
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Sep 12, 2013
Experience Blizzard Entertainment's epic Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® community celebration online this November 8 and 9—live and in HD Order NOW at www.blizzcon.com IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlizzCon® 2013 is just two months a...
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Sep 9, 2013
Pre-Order Call of Duty: Ghosts at GameStop to receive Special Price offer to Purchase Eminem's new The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Featuring Bonus Studio Track for Limited Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The year's most anticipated game, Call of Duty®: Ghosts, and music ...
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Sep 5, 2013
First Mobile Call of Duty Title from The Blast Furnace™ Delivers a First-Person AND Third-Person Multi-Touch Experience for Fans On-the-Go SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Call of Duty® fans can take the action on-the-go with Call of Duty®: Strike Team, available at la...
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Sep 3, 2013
The Lord of Terror unleashes hell in living rooms worldwide IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the war over Sanctuary claims a legion of new souls. Blizzard Entertainment is pleased to announce that Diablo® III, the latest chapter in the legendary action—RPG series, is ...
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Sep 3, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) today announced that, subject to market and other conditions, Activision Blizzard (the "Company") plans to offer $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes"), $1.0 billion aggregate princ...
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Aug 29, 2013
Leader in the Toys-To-Life Genre Unites with the #1-Selling Video Game Hand-Held Platform to Deliver Unprecedented Fun for Fans SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), is gearin...
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Aug 27, 2013
World Famous Rock Band Avenged Sevenfold and Highly-Acclaimed Comics Painter/Illustrator Alex Ross Lend Their Talents to Apocalypse, the Epic Conclusion of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II Season Pass SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The highly-anticipated conclusion to ...
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Aug 21, 2013
Upcoming expansion to the fastest-selling PC game of all time playable at gamescom "Death, at last, shall spread its wings over all . . ." COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The defeat of Diablo, Lord of Terror, should have given rise to an age of hope. Instead, it ...
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Aug 21, 2013
Announcement Joins Other Policies Designed to Smooth Transition to Next Gen for Call of Duty® Gamers COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq:ATVI), today announced further details surroun...
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Aug 15, 2013
Skylanders Giants #1 best-selling console and hand-held video game in dollars in both U.S. and Europe year-to-date in 20132 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today tha...
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Aug 14, 2013
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The next generation of multiplayer gaming is here, and professional basketball players DeAndre Jordan, Nick Young and Anthony Bennett got an early taste of the next generation of Call of Duty®, with Call of Duty®: Ghosts at the game's exclusive, invite-only multip...
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Aug 14, 2013
Activision and Infinity Ward's All-New Multiplayer Experience Delivers Unrivaled Customization, New Ways to Play, and the Ability to Take Call of Duty® Anywhere Dynamic Map Events, Clan Support and Second Screen Add to Deepest Feature Set Yet DLC Season Pass, Head Tur...
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Aug 8, 2013
Treyarch Caps Its Epic Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Season Pass Offering with Two All-New Multiplayer Maps, Two Re-Imagined Fan-Favorite Maps, and the Groundbreaking "Origins" Zombies Experience World Famous Rock Band Avenged Sevenfold and Renowned Comics Painter/Illustrator Alex Ross Lend The...
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Aug 1, 2013
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Jul 26, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2013 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 1, 2013. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet....
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Jul 25, 2013
Company to Buy Back Approximately 429 Million Shares from Vivendi for $5.83 Billion Investor Group Led By CEO Bobby Kotick and Co-Chairman Brian Kelly to Separately Purchase Approximately 172 Million Activision Blizzard Shares from Vivendi for $2.34 Billion New Capital Str...
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Jul 25, 2013
Lineup Includes Some of the Biggest Franchises in Entertainment — Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, Angry Birds™, SpongeBob SquarePants™ and Wipeout SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Bli...
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Jul 18, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- May the flock be with you! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), in conjunction with Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Lucasfilm Ltd., today announced that the mobile gaming sensation, Angry Birds™ Star Wars®, is expected to release on con...
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Jul 2, 2013
Four All-New Multiplayer Maps, Including a Re-Imagined Fan-Favorite, and the Epic, New Zombies Experience, "Buried," Available Now, First, Exclusively on Xbox Live® SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Vengeance, the newest do...
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Jul 1, 2013
Activision Shares New Multiplayer Information on Next Generation of Call of Duty® Dynamic Map "Free Fall" Delivers New Multiplayer Experience As Players Encounter Constantly Changing Environment SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The franchi...
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Jun 18, 2013
Third Downloadable Content Pack Coming First, Exclusively on Xbox Live, Fully Loaded with Four All-New Multiplayer Maps, Including a Re-Imagined Classic, and the Epic, New Zombies Experience, "Buried" SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Get an early start on your 4th of J...
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Jun 18, 2013
Company's Robust Licensing Program Includes More than 150 Licensing Partners LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Further bolstering its licensing footprint, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today announced at Licensing Show...
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Jun 9, 2013
Activision Brings E3 to Fans First with "Call of Duty: Ghosts All Access" — Global Telecast of Live Next Generation Gameplay Levels "No Man's Land" and "Into the Deep" Live Broadcast aired on DIRECTV, CallofDuty.com, on Consoles and Global Online Destinations across the Web ...
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Jun 7, 2013
Targeted Line-up Includes Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Destiny™ and Skylanders SWAP Force™ SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is ushering in the next-generation...
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Jun 6, 2013
Legendary action-RPG series coming to PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360 Reserve your copy now to receive exclusive in-game Infernal Helm; select retailers offering additional preorder bonuses IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new legion of heroes will soon rise up a...
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May 8, 2013
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May 1, 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts will set a new Benchmark for the Next Generation All-New World, Story, Characters and Experience, All Powered by New, Next Gen Call of Duty Engine from the Developer that started it all, Infinity Ward For an Exclusive First Look at the Game, Tune in to...
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Apr 29, 2013
Legendary action-RPG series gears up for its PlayStation®3 debut Bonus in-game item with every copy preordered; additional limited-edition physical items at select retailers IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PlayStation® gamers, the time has come to prepare...
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Apr 16, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2013 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Apr 4, 2013
A Volcanic Town Overflown with Hot Lava. A Reimagining of Call of Duty®: Black Ops' "Firing Range" Map. And Zombie Mobsters in Alcatraz. Yep…You Read That Correctly — Uprising's All-New Zombies Adventure "Mob of the Dead" Brings Together Iconic Hollywood Mobsters and Pits Them Against the Undead ...
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Apr 4, 2013
Blizzard warning in effect for Southern California! Massive Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® community gathering coming to Anaheim Convention Center November 8—9 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Get ready for a storm of epic proportions! Blizz...
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Apr 2, 2013
Global partnership with the biggest names in eSports to make StarCraft II professional gaming more exciting and easier to follow than ever before SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced a new StarCraft® II World Championship Series for...
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Mar 22, 2013
New free-to-play strategy card game for PC and iPad® lets you hang up your sword . . . and throw down your gauntlet Hands-on demos at PAX East this weekend, beta test starting soon BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pull up a chair across from an old friend at the tavern table an...
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Mar 21, 2013
More than 1.1 million viewers tuned into StarCraft II®: Heart of the Swarm™ launch broadcast More than 1.1 million eSports fans watched StarCraft II competition at Major League Gaming Pro Circuit Winter Championship IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizza...
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Mar 12, 2013
New expansion follows Kerrigan through vengeance-fueled campaign, adds deadly new multiplayer units, and introduces several new features for players of all skill levels IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hail to the Queen of Blades! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today set off a global...
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Feb 25, 2013
StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm™ global launch party details announced Day-long launch broadcast to feature "King of the Beta" matches between top pro gamers, community-created content, & live event coverage IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tune in or t...
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Feb 20, 2013
Blizzard Entertainment announces Diablo® III for PS3™, confirms franchise coming to PS4™ World-first hands-on set for PAX East, March 22—24 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The fate of Sanctuary will soon rest in the hands of PlayStatio...
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Feb 19, 2013
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Gather your guildmates, muster your minions, and summon your swarm! Blizzard Entertainment today announced plans for its seventh BlizzCon® gaming convention, taking place Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. ...
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Feb 18, 2013
Epic, Sci-Fi Universe Introduces Innovative Persistent, Online World Filled with Sweeping Adventures Multi-platform Game Takes Console Online Gaming to a New Level SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new generation of gaming is upon us. Today, Activision Publishing, ...
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Feb 10, 2013
More than 100 Million Skylanders Toys Sold to Date² Skylanders Toys Outsold #1 Action Figures U.S. and Europe in 2012³ SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI)...
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Feb 7, 2013
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Feb 5, 2013
From the Innovators Who Brought "Toys to Life" Comes an Entirely New Innovation — Swapability 16 New Characters With Swappable Top and Bottom Halves Can Be Customized into More Than 250 Unique Combinations, Taking Skylanders and the "Toys to Life" Category to a New Level ...
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Feb 5, 2013
From the Innovators Who Brought "Toys to Life" Comes an Entirely New Innovation — Swapability 16 New Characters With Swappable Top and Bottom Halves Can Be Customized into More Than 250 Unique Combinations, Taking Skylanders and the "Toys to Life" Category to a New Level ...
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Feb 1, 2013
Players to Compete for $1 Million Purse in Worldwide Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Tournament Taking Place in Hollywood, CA April 5-7 SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's time for gamers the world over to mark their calendars, because the ultimate high-stakes Call of Duty competit...
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Jan 29, 2013
First DLC Map Pack for Record-Setting Call of Duty: Black Ops II Delivers a Massive Amount of Content Baseball Superstars Matt Cain and Evan Longoria to Lead Celebrity Call of Duty: Black Ops II Grudge Match to Celebrate Epic DLC Launch SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(...
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Jan 18, 2013
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 7, 2013. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Interne...
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Jan 11, 2013
Skylanders Giants U.S. Sales Surpass Domestic Holiday Box Office for Top Kids' Films SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that, according to data from the NPD Group...
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Jan 8, 2013
Revolution is First of Four Epic DLC Events for Record Setting Call of Duty: Black Ops II Innovative Pack Includes Four All-New Multiplayer Maps, an Original Zombies Co-Op Map and New Zombies Mode Allowing Fans to Actually Play as a Zombie, Plus for the First Time Ever, a Bonus Multiplayer Weapon ...
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Dec 5, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Black Ops II has crossed the $1 billion mark in worldwide retail sales, according to Chart-Track retail customer sell-through information and internal company...
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Nov 20, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universes are about to collide as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced today that Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is now available at retail outlets nationwide.  The console video game ta...
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Nov 20, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., [Nasdaq: ATVI] announced today the addition of two new mobile titles —Skylanders Lost Islands available now for download exclusively on the App Store and Skylanders Battlegrounds now available as a physical ...
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Nov 16, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that for the fourth consecutive year, the Call of Duty® franchise has delivered the biggest entertainment launch of the year.  The highly-anticipated Call of Duty®: Black O...
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Nov 14, 2012
Epic conclusion to Blizzard Entertainment's global tournament series will be streamed live in HD for FREE at www.battle.net/bwc IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The epic conclusion to months of intense competition plays out this weekend at Blizzard Entertainment's Battle.net...
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Nov 13, 2012
Next chapter of Blizzard Entertainment's StarCraft® II saga introduces key new online features and continues the epic story of Kerrigan, Queen of Blades Heart of the Swarm™ Digital Deluxe and retail Collector's Editions revealed Digital presales NOW LIVE at Star...
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Nov 13, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait is over.  The groundbreaking Call of Duty®: Black Ops II is now available at retail locations across the globe.  The highly-anticipated sequel to the best-selling Xbox 360® and PlayStation ® 3 console game in history has been called "the most ambitious Call of Duty® ev...
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Nov 8, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II's new live streaming feature, available when the game launches on November 13th, will let players live stream gameplay on YouTube directly from the Xbo...
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Nov 7, 2012
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Nov 6, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- America's number one motorsport video game is back and better than ever as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq:  ATVI) today announced that NASCAR® The Game™: Inside Line is available now at retail outlets nationwide on the Xbox 360® vi...
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Nov 1, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to get tagged!  Activision Publishing, Inc. today announced the sale of limited edition dog tags that will benefit the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit that helps veterans find jobs by assisting organizations that provide job placement and training services for veterans.  The ...
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Oct 31, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  In just a matter of days, as fans around the world prepare for the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, they'll also be able to immerse themselves in the music of the game with the epic soundtrack.  Featuring a brooding theme by Trent Reznor and the masterfully-written original score by Jack Wa...
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Oct 30, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle to protect mankind from the evil DECEPTICONS rages on in the TRANSFORMERS PRIME™ video game from Activision Publishing, Inc., a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI).  Created for kids and based on the award winning animated television show produced by Hasbro Stud...
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Oct 29, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty: Black Ops II is almost here.  With little more than two weeks to go for one of the most anticipated entertainment launches in history, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today kicks things into high gear with the releas...
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Oct 18, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Portal Masters everywhere will once again face the evil Portal Master Kaos in a brand new adventure in Skylanders Giants, which is poised to prove that bigger really is better when the game hits store shelves in North America on October 21, 2012 for Nintendo's Wii™ system, Nintendo 3DS™...
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Oct 16, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today gamers can join in the celebration of 50 years of James Bond with the release of 007™ Legends from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI).  Available at North American retail outlets today, across Europe on October 19th, and i...
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Oct 15, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of Call of Duty®: Black Ops II less than 40 days away, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that all of its Call of Duty® Elite service features for Call of Duty®: Black Ops II will be fre...
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Oct 11, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 7, 2012.  In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet.  Wednesday, ...
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Oct 4, 2012
New World of Warcraft® expansion sells 2.7 million copies in first week -- global subscriber base passes 10 million IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the September 25 global rollout of World of Warcraft®: Mists of Pandaria™, the new expansion to the world's #1 ...
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Sep 25, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to brush up your web-shooting skills as The Amazing Spider-Man™ video game from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and Marvel Entertainment, is available digitally today in North America, and will be available in Eur...
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Sep 25, 2012
Horde—Alliance tensions approach breaking point on shores of newly revealed continent; new expansion introduces pandaren player race, monk character class, and much more IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A new era of discovery and conquest has dawned on Azeroth! Blizzard Enter...
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Sep 7, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to take to the skies and search for escaped trolls on an entirely new mobile platform. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is now making available its action-packed mobile hit Skylanders Cloud Patrol™ on the newly-rele...
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Sep 4, 2012
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled plans for several official global launch events celebrating the upcoming release of World of Warcraft®: Mists of Pandaria™. Beginning on the evening of September 24, key retail partners in the US, France, Germany, Italy, R...
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Aug 21, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fight through some of the most pivotal moments in the TRANSFORMERS saga with Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game available now at retail outlets nationwide.  Created by acclaimed developer High Moon Studios and serving as the official canon story...
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Aug 10, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogue spies have breached MI6 and uncovered information on pre-order exclusives for this year's upcoming 007™ Legends video game. Fans that reserve an early copy of 007 Legends in North America — planned to launch October 16th from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary...
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Aug 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The iconic Pitfall Harry® is in peril yet again, 30-years after his namesake Atari 2600 video game cemented 'jump-and-run' as a fixture in gaming history.  Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is celebrating the cherished franchise...
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Aug 3, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies, the fan-favorite app based on the popular Zombies mode from Treyarch's and Activision's record-setting hit Call of Duty®: Black Ops, is now coming to Android.  Adapted by Ideaworks Game Studio and distributed by Glu Mobile, Inc. in partnership with Activi...
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Aug 2, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Second Quarter (in millions, except EPS) 2012 Prior Outlook* 2011 GAAP...
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Aug 2, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Season of Content wraps up with the last two Content Collections — Collection #3: Chaos Pack and Collection #4: Final Assault — set to release on the Xbox 360 on August 9 and September 6, 2012 respectively.  The Call of Duty: MW3 Collection...
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Jul 27, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that 007™ Legends will feature a variety of past and present Bond talent including Daniel Craig, Michael Lonsdale, Naomie Harris and Richard Kiel, among others. 007 Lege...
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Jul 25, 2012
Fourth expansion brings tides of war to the shores of a long-lost continent Digital Deluxe and Retail Collector's Editions revealed Presales NOW LIVE IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Land, ho! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that World o...
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Jul 25, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that the company has signed a licensing agreement with Swrve New Media, a leading platform for in-game behavioral analytics and A/B testing in mobile applications.  Under the terms o...
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Jul 15, 2012
Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase to host top StarCraft® II and World of Warcraft® Arena players from around the world in Shanghai on Nov 17—18 SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase, Inc. today announced that they will be co-hosting th...
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Jul 12, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 2, 2012.  In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet.  Thursday, Aug...
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Jul 11, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming, comics, sci-fi, cos-play, and fans from all walks of life the world over will experience a colossal interactive entertainment lineup from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012.  Headquar...
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Jul 10, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prepare for ice-cold competition as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced today the release of Ice Age: Continental Drift — Arctic Games, the latest video game installme...
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Jul 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Think you're tough enough to survive a horde of undead walkers?  Gamers will be able to find out next year as Activision Publishing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and Terminal Reality announced today an all-new The Walking Dead™ video game. Based ...
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Jul 3, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Activision celebrates America's birthday with a historic sales event.  For a limited time, all previously released DLC collection packs for Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 and Call of Duty®: Black Ops are fifty percent off.  These phenomenal savings for players world...
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Jul 3, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif. and SHANGHAI, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc., the largest third-party interactive entertainment software publisher (Nasdaq: ATVI), and Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading Internet services provider in China (SEHK: 00700), today announced a strategic relationship to bring Call of Duty Online to Chinese ga...
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Jul 2, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuketown, the most popular multiplayer map in Call of Duty®: Black Ops, is being reimagined for the hotly anticipated release of Treyarch's Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The Nuk...
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Jun 28, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Players need to gear up for all-new nerve wracking, splashtastic fun as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announce Wipeout 3.  Planned to launch this fall just in time for the holidays on Kinect™ for Xbox 360...
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Jun 26, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If your spider-senses are tinglin', it's because The Amazing Spider-Man™ video game has web-slung its way onto retail store shelves today in North America, and will be available in Europe on June 29th.  From Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ...
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Jun 25, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, June 25, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready for classic arcade video game action with a whole new modern look and feel as Activision Publishing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Disney Interactive today announced a collaboration  to produce and distribute a Wreck-It Ralph™ video game. As...
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Jun 25, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to show its support for independent game developers, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activison Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced the winners of the Activision Independent Games Competition.  The awards program, which was designed to foster innovation, wa...
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Jun 14, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- High Moon Studios is creating the most authentic TRANSFORMERS game ever with the announcement that fan-favorites Peter Cullen and Gregg Berger, the legendary voices of OPTIMUS PRIME and GRIMLOCK from the original TRANSFORMERS animated TV series, will reprise their roles for the upcoming TRANSFORME...
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Jun 13, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that the company has formed a strategic relationship with Flurry Inc., a leading mobile application, advertising and measurement platform, to establish a new mobile publishing initiative t...
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Jun 4, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutting-edge innovation and experiential digital entertainment will be on display from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 5 ...
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Jun 1, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is pleased to announce that Skylanders Spyro's Adventure™, which launched to great acclaim and record-setting sales in October 2011, was the #1 best-selling console and handheld video game titl...
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May 31, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that all parties to the litigation have reached a settlement of the dispute, the terms of which are strictly confidential.   The company does not believe that the incremental one-time charges related to the settlement will result in a ...
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May 23, 2012
The forces of Sanctuary already stand more than 6.3-million strong and growing IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that as of the first 24 hours of Diablo® III's release, more than 3.5 million copies had been sold, setting the new all-...
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May 22, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Face Off's one-on-one or two-on-two gameplay delivers the most visceral Call of Duty® multiplayer experience in the franchise's history.  Getaway and Lookout, two fiercely tactical maps designed exclusively for Face Off, are part of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare®3 Content Collection ...
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May 22, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grab your black sunglasses and suit up for extraterrestrial warfare because Men In Black: Alien Crisis™, from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI), hits retail shelves today.  Gamers can finally fulfill their dreams of becoming the ultimate...
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May 17, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hop in the driver's seat, buckle up and start your engines because Activision Publishing, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and leading independent racing game developer Eutechnyx are pleased to announce NASCAR® The Game™: Inside Line. Bringing the...
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May 15, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to engage in an epic battle at sea and on shore as Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced that BATTLESHIP® the video game is available today at retail outlets nationwide. The game takes a hybrid appr...
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May 15, 2012
It's a bad day for demons . . . IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Diablo® III, the highly anticipated next chapter in its award-winning action—role-playing-game series, is now available in retail stores throughout the U.S....
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May 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Caif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter of 2012. First Quarter  (in millions, except EPS) 2012       Prior Outlook* 2011 ...
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May 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- True Believers, get ready for spectacular news — Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Spider-Man Merchandising L.P., a subsidiary of Marvel today announced some amazing pre-order exclusives for fans that reserve an early copy of...
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May 8, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just when you thought PROTOTYPE® 2 had enough gruesome, shape-shifting tools to get the job done, Radical Entertainment gives fans even more over-the-top viral powers with two great downloadable content (DLC) drops.  From Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Bliz...
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May 7, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The hilarious Griffin family and their friends from Quahog are coming to gaming consoles this fall in an all-new Family Guy video game from Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Activision Publishing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI).  Appropriately titled Famil...
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May 2, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops II delivers the most groundbreaking and visceral Call of Duty® experience ever.  Set in the year 2025, Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into global conflict featuring advanced weaponry, robotics, and drone warfare in a new Cold War scenario whose seeds ar...
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Apr 25, 2012
Blizzard Entertainment to raise hell with players at multiple stores around the world on the eve of Diablo III's May 15 release IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced several official launch events to celebrate the release of its highly anticipated ...
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Apr 25, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to brave the icy cold glacial games in Ice Age: Continental Drift — Arctic Games, from Activision Publishing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products.  Developed by Behavior Interactive, Ice Age:...
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Apr 24, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As Sgt. James Heller would say, "It's $#&*ing GO TIME!"  Today, gamers the world over can head out to local retailers and pick up their copy of PROTOTYPE® 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system in order...
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Apr 19, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Wednesday, May 9,...
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Apr 18, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the James Bond franchise's 50th anniversary, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), will launch gamers back through time to relive a selection of Bond's most iconic and intense undercover missions from the popular Bond film...
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Apr 5, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radical Entertainment and GameStop (NYSE: GME) rev things into high gear and unveil the PROTOTYPE®2 GameStop Epic Rewards Giveaway™ and its grand prize — Sgt. James Heller's Camaro.  Beginning today and ending at 11:59 PM CT on April 30, 2012, U.S. gamers can enter into a drawing ...
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Apr 5, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is expanding the reach of phenomenally popular Skylanders franchise, the #1 kids game of 2011, with the debut of Skylanders Cloud Patrol™, an entirely new gaming experience for iPhone, iPad an...
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Mar 20, 2012
New agreement sets the stage for collaboration between the companies on the game's upcoming fourth expansion set, Mists of Pandaria™ SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment (NASDAQ: ATVI) and NetEase.com (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that they will continue their existing c...
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Mar 20, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailed as "exhilarating" and a "standout" upon their debut days ago to Call of Duty® Elite Premium members, the new Special Ops Missions "Black Ice" and "Negotiator" are now poised for play for all Call of Duty® fans on Xbox LIVE® everywhere as they lead the biggest and deepest con...
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Mar 20, 2012
General Jones Will Serve as Co- Chairman of Non-Profit Focused on Veterans' Employment WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing's Call of Duty Endowment announced today that former United States National Security Advisor General James L. Jones USMC (ret.) will join as co-chairman of the non-profit...
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Mar 15, 2012
Battle.net® presales for the hottest game of 2012 NOW LIVE World of Warcraft® Annual Pass Promotion Ends May 1 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The end is nigh! Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Diablo® III, the next chapter in its cri...
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Mar 15, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is bringing the ultimate TRANSFORMERS video game experience to kids of all ages with the TRANSFORMERS PRIME video game.  Based on the hit animated television show produced by Hasbro Studios and cur...
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Mar 5, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Microsoft veteran Dennis Durkin has been named Chief Financial Officer of the company, reporting to Bobby Kotick, Chief Executive Officer. Durkin assumes the position from Thomas Tippl, who has been serving in the Chief Financial Offic...
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Feb 29, 2012
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has conducted a review of its business based on current organizational needs. Following a completion of the review, the company is conducting a global reduction in workforce of approximately 600 employees. The company anticipat...
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Feb 15, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that Thomas Tippl, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard, will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs 2012 Technology and Internet Conference on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10:20 AM (PT) at the Palace Hot...
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Feb 15, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to keep the Blacklight viral outbreak from becoming a reality, Radical Entertainment confirmed today that it will release the ultimate in bio-outbreak control — PROTOTYPE® 2's Blackwatch Collector's Edition.  Planned to launch April 24, 2012 from Activision Publishing, Inc....
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Feb 9, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year 2011. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120209/LA49702LOGO) Fourth Quarter Calendar Year (in millions, except EPS) 2011 Prior Outl...
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Feb 8, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lock, load and prepare for grand oceanic action this spring because Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) and Activision Publishing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), proudly present the BATTLESHIP™ videogame developed with Double Helix Games.  Inspired by the classic naval str...
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Feb 7, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bring Your Toys To LifeTM.  This novel premise takes a monster step forward with the worldwide unveiling of Skylanders Giants, the follow-up to the most successful kids' IP launch of the year.(1) Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), wil...
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Feb 1, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that Humam Sakhnini has been promoted to the newly created position of Chief Strategy and Talent Officer.  The company also announced today that Ann Weiser who has served as its Chief Human Resources Officer since 2007 will retire at the end ...
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Jan 31, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radical Entertainment once again ramps up the studio's signature over-the-top mayhem with the announcement of PROTOTYPE® 2's RADNET Edition content.  Planned to launch on April 24, 2012 from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), a ...
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Jan 27, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radical Entertainment and Best Buy have revealed PROTOTYPE® 2's exclusive* pre-order bonus — Sgt. James Heller's Hardened Steel Vehicle Armor.  Planned to launch April 24, 2012, from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Nort...
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Jan 24, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), has lit the fuse on the highly-anticipated Modern Warfare® 3 Content Season for Call of Duty® Elite, with the release of two all-new multiplayer maps, the opening salvo of nine consecutive...
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Jan 19, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter and calendar year 2011 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 9, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. ...
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Jan 17, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radical Entertainment, the creators behind one of 2012's most anticipated open-world/action games — PROTOTYPE 2 — and Dark Horse Comics, the leading publisher of gaming comics and graphic novels, have joined forces to create an all-new comic series set in the PROTOTYPE universe.  With ...
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Jan 10, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Warfare® 3 blazes into 2012 with the debut of all-new multiplayer maps Liberation and Piazza, the front line of the Modern Warfare® 3 Content Season for Call of Duty® Elite, nine consecutive months of epic downloadable content that commences January 24th  for Xbox Live users....
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Jan 6, 2012
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radical Entertainment and GameStop (NYSE: GME) kick things into high gear with the announcement of an exclusive* pre-order bonus for PROTOTYPE® 2 — Sgt. James Heller's Bio-Bomb Butt Kicker ability.  Planned to launch April 24, 2012 from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidi...
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Dec 22, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI),  announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court has denied a motion brought by Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) for summary judgment, thereby permitting Activision to proceed to trial on its $400 million c...
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Dec 14, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skylanders Spyro's Adventure adds yet another imaginative dimension to kids' social play with the beta launch of Skylanders Spyro's Universe(SM), a vast virtual world for kids to engage with Skylanders characters and their fellow players. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of A...
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Dec 12, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare™ 3 crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since its launch on November 8, 2011, according to Charttrack and retail customer sell-through i...
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Dec 7, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An all-new Spider-Man is poised to bring the action back to New York City as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and Marvel Entertainment, LLC announce The Amazing Spider-Man™ video game, planned to launch summer 2012 tied to Son...
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Dec 2, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Call of Duty® fans have another opportunity to aid real-world warriors.  Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), has announced that proceeds from the sale of all Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 avatars on Xbox LIVE&#...
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Dec 1, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty® Zombies experience continues on the Apple iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch, as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), launches Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies today.  Adapted from Treyarch's best-selling console hit,...
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Nov 23, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Friday Night Fights, the first original entertainment program to air on Call of Duty® ELITE will debut this Friday, November 25th.  Executive produced by Ridley Scott and Tony Scott's RSA Films, and director RJ Cutler, Friday Night Fights lets real life rivals settle their differences Call of...
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Nov 22, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that it has sold one million premium memberships of Call of Duty® Elite after six days.  By comparison, the premium subscription services of Netflix, Hulu Plus, Sirius XM and Xb...
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Nov 21, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that the previously released tally of 3.3 million simultaneous users of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 on Xbox® LIVE™ on November 8 was reported in error.  The...
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Nov 17, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI),  announced today that  Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 has shattered theatrical box office, book and video game sales records for five-day worldwide sell-through in dollars.  The game est...
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Nov 15, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rev your engines because Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that DreamWorks Super Star Kartz is now available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer enterta...
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Nov 11, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shattering its own day-one sales records, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced that its highly-anticipated Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 has become the biggest entertainment launch ever with an estimated sell-through o...
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Nov 11, 2011
Call of Duty Endowment Announces $250,000 Grant to Benefit National Chamber Foundation's 'Hiring our Heroes' Veteran Employment Program WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure our military heroes have stable employment upon their return from active duty, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary o...
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Nov 9, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and celebrated composer Brian Tyler announced today that they will donate all proceeds from the Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 soundtrack to The Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit, publi...
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Nov 8, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the third quarter of 2011. Third Quarter Nine Months (in millions, except EPS) 2011 Prior Outlook* 2010 2011 2010 GAAP  Net Revenues $ 754 $ 650 $ 74...
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Nov 8, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is delivering the perfect new companion for kids just in time for the holiday season - Wappy Dog, has hit shelves today!  Developed by SEGA TOYS, Wappy Dog combines virtual and physical pet companions...
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Nov 8, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a year of anticipation, after the breakout success of the first-ever Call of Duty® XP live fan event, and after pre-order numbers that toppled even those of 2010's mega-seller Call of Duty®: Black Ops, the ultimate shot has at last been fired. Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare®...
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Nov 8, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a year of anticipation, after the breakout success of the first-ever Call of Duty® XP live fan event, and after pre-order numbers that toppled even those of 2010's mega-seller Call of Duty®: Black Ops, the ultimate shot has at last been fired. Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare®...
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Nov 7, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans worldwide are rejoicing today as they embark on a discovery of an entirely different side of Moshi Monsters, as a new type of gameplay within the Moshi Universe arrives with Moshi Monsters™: Moshling Zoo from  Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,...
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Nov 3, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The nanite threat is mounting and it's up to you to save the world in Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Cartoon Network Enterprises' Generator Rex: Agent of Providence, a new video game based on the wildly popular Generator Rex television ...
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Nov 2, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2011  /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to experience blindingly fast arcade speed and over-the-top racing action as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.  (Nasdaq: ATVI), expands on the success of the NASCAR videogame franchise with NASCAR® Unleashed. Now available for the Xb...
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Nov 1, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced that GoldenEye 007™: Reloaded is now available in retail stores nationwide, allowing Xbox360® and PlayStation®3 system gamers to experience the modern re-telling of th...
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Nov 1, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that its gripping 3rd-person survival adventure game Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai™ is now available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Play...
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Oct 31, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) creates an exciting suite of family fun with two new motion gaming titles for the entire household as Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Hunting Party and Cabela's Adventure Camp releases in stores tomorrow. Packa...
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Oct 21, 2011
Fourth expansion to Blizzard Entertainment's critically acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game reintroduces the mysterious pandaren race to Azeroth ANAHEIM, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced plans for the fourth expansion to Wor...
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Oct 21, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2011 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Tuesday, November 8...
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Oct 17, 2011
BlizzCon® Virtual Ticket allows viewers at home to watch sold-out show, including closing concert featuring Foo Fighters, on October 21-22 IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlizzCon® 2011, Blizzard Entertainment's two-day festival celebrating the Warcraft®, S...
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Oct 17, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buoyed by glowing endorsements from the Toys"R"Us "Holiday Hot Toy List," the Toy Insider "Hot 20 List," and Time to Play's "Power Ups" holiday toy list, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is proud to announce that Skylanders Spyro's Adventure is available now at retailers worldwide. The S...
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Oct 13, 2011
Blizzard Entertainment auctioning original World of Warcraft computer hardware in custom display case to raise money for kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced a series of special charity auctions...
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Oct 13, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today the "Battle of the NASCAR® Kids" championship tournament is coming to Homestead-Miami Speedway the weekend of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship this November 19-20. Stoking the rivalries among fans, drivers and their families,...
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Oct 13, 2011
NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), in partnership with Columbia Pictures, today announced an all-new Men In Black™ video game, launching as a standalone title to coincide with the global theatrical release of Men In Black III in Spring 2012.  True to the spirit of the franchise, the original ti...
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Oct 12, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Things are about to get 'real' as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) confirmed today that PROTOTYPE®2 — Radical Entertainment's highly anticipated open-world/action thriller — will be playable for the first time ever at New York Comic-Con in the Activision booth (#738).  I...
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Oct 11, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announced today that Wipeout 2 is now available for Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii™ from Nintendo, Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, and PlayStation®Move for Playstation®3 computer entertainment sy...
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Oct 6, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers will finally experience the epic battles that shaped the history of the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS with the fall 2012 release of Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON.  Currently in development by the acclaimed team at High Moon Studios, TRANSFORMERS: FAL...
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Oct 6, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a global marketing partnership with Toys"R"Us to launch its landmark new video game, Skylanders Spyro's Adventure™, debuting at North American retail on Sunday, October 16th.  This revolutionary title breathes new life into interactiv...
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Oct 4, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Spider-Man™ faces his greatest challenge ever — saving Spider-Man — in Spider-Man™: Edge of Time, available now in North American retail stores from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). Created by Beenox — the studio that developed last year's popular Spi...
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Oct 3, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the development of new talent and creativity, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced a call for submissions for the second Activision Independent Games Competition — an award program designed to foster innovation. Open to all inde...
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Sep 28, 2011
The white limo stops here -- multi-platinum rockers to melt faces of sold-out crowd during closing ceremony of Blizzard Entertainment's epic gaming festival BlizzCon Virtual Ticket will feature live coverage of event, including Foo Fighters performance, via Internet worldwide and DIRECTV® ...
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Sep 27, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 is available now and packed with global adventure. Featuring a large expanse of diverse terrain, plenty of great gear and the wildest animals yet, the game will sink its teeth into players and never let go! Cabela's Big Game Hunter...
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Sep 27, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle between the X-Men and Brotherhood of Mutants rages on — and your choices will shape the fate of the world!  Available today at retail stores nationwide, Marvel Entertainment, LLC and Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) X-Men™ Destiny places gamers into the role of ...
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Sep 23, 2011
Blizzard Entertainment extends beta test for hotly anticipated action role-playing game IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Despite a sterling record of always hitting its release targets, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that the expected launch window for Diablo® II...
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Sep 22, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty® gamers lock and load in low gravity today with the release of Call of Duty®: Black Ops Rezurrection, the fourth downloadable content pack for the best-selling first-person-shooter, Call of Duty®: Black Ops.  Rezurrection's top-secret cargo features the massive Zombies...
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Sep 20, 2011
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment announced today that the closed beta test for Diablo® III, its highly anticipated sequel to the best-selling Diablo action role-playing game series, has begun. The company has started issuing the first wave of invitations to participate in the...
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Sep 14, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The next level of espionage is at your fingertips in the most interactive James Bond experience ever with Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) forthcoming GoldenEye 007™: Reloaded Double 'O' Edition.  The robust bundle will include the game on Blu-ray disc, PlayStation®Move mot...
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Sep 12, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty® gamers achieve escape velocity on September 22nd with the release of Call of Duty®: Black Ops Rezurrection, the fourth downloadable content pack for the record-setting title. Coming to PlayStation®3 and Windows PC, Rezurrection celebrates the popular Call of Duty®...
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Sep 2, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that Thomas Tippl, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Activision Blizzard, will be presenting at the Citi 2011 Technology Conference on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:45 AM (ET) at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. ...
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Sep 2, 2011
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) CEO Eric Hirshberg kicked the global Call of Duty® fan community into overdrive this morning when he presided over the debut of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3's epic multiplayer mode, the opening act of Call of Duty XP, the greatest Call of Duty g...
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Sep 1, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot on the (w)heels of NASCAR The Game™ 2011, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today NASCAR® Unleashed, the newest entry in the NASCAR branded racing series that delivers the fastest and most exciting gameplay yet. Available this fall for Xbox 360® video game an...
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Aug 25, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has tapped "green-collar" punk revelers Dropkick Murphys to perform opening night at 8pm, Sept. 2nd, at the first ever Call of Duty® XP, the destination for Call of Duty® gamers worldwide. The critically-acclaimed Dropkick Murphys--known for the...
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Aug 24, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In his first public performance since the release of his fifth #1 album, the global smash "Watch the Throne," Kanye West is set to close Call of Duty® XP, the only full-immersion fan experience for Call of Duty® gamers. West will take the stage at 8PM on Saturday, September 3rd, capping ...
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Aug 23, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty® gamers leave earth's atmosphere today with the release of Rezurrection, the fourth downloadable content pack on Xbox 360® for the best-selling first-person-shooter title, Call of Duty®: Black Ops.  Rezurrection's stellar payload features the never-before-seen Zombie fr...
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Aug 23, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that members of senior management, including Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, Inc., will be giving a corporate presentation at its analyst day event on Thursday, September 1, 2011 from approximately 9:15am Pacific Time to 1:00pm Pa...
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Aug 18, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the ABC hit show Wipeout and continuing the tradition of wickedly entertaining family fun, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group announced today Wipeout 2, the latest release in the hit video game franchise coming this holiday season for the Nintendo DS...
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Aug 17, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --The hit global children's brand Moshi Monsters™ is headed to the Nintendo DS™ this fall in Moshi Monsters™: Moshling Zoo, collaborators Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Mind Candy today announced.  Moshi Monsters (www.moshimonsters.com), a social online world for kid...
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Aug 10, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamers now have a chance to win their ultimate fantasy with Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) and GameStop's (NYSE: GME), "Get in the Game," pre-order promotion for Radical Entertainment's highly anticipated PROTOTYPE® 2. U.S. and Canadian players, 18 and older, who pre-order PR...
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Aug 3, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter of 2011. In the quarter, the company delivered record GAAP net revenues of $1.1 billion, as compared with $967 million for the second quarter of 2010.  On a non-GAAP basis, the...
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Aug 3, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that Eric Hirshberg, Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, will be presenting at the 13th Annual Pacific Crest Global Technology Leadership Forum on Tuesday, August 9 at 8:30 am (MT) at the Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, Colorado. M...
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Jul 29, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Encounter the Arctic's deadliest creatures in an epic struggle for survival in Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Cabela's Survival: Shadows of Katmai, coming this fall to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment s...
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Jul 28, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops detonates its latest downloadable content pack on PlayStation®3 and Windows PC gamers with the release of Annihilation, the third DLC pack for the critically acclaimed and best-selling title. Fans have logged billions of hours in Call of Duty: Black Ops since ...
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Jul 27, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to help foster creativity and innovation from the rising talent in the independent game development community, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is proud to announce today the winners of the first round of the inaugural Activision Independent Games Competition.  The winners a...
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Jul 20, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The epic showdown between James Heller and Alex Mercer will happen on April 24, 2012 as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) has confirmed the launch date for its highly anticipated open-world action game PROTOTYPE® 2 at San Diego Comic-Con.  In celebration of the newly revealed launch ...
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Jul 20, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most famous secret agent is back!  Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today declassified the existence of GoldenEye 007: Reloaded, which will make its grand debut on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360® for the first time ever.  Built on a bra...
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Jul 19, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-famous Super Heroes deserve world-class talent! That's why, to kick off San Diego Comic-Con 2011, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Marvel Entertainment, LLC are pleased to announce the top-tier celebrity actors that will voice characters in the upcoming Spider-Man™: Edge ...
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Jul 19, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2011 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, August 3, 2011.  In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet.   Wednesday, Augus...
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Jul 15, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops is T-minus 13 days away from launching its latest content pack on the PlayStation3 entertainment system and Windows PC with the worldwide release of Annihilation, the third DLC for the blockbuster title from Activision and Treyarch. Call of Duty: Black Ops has sha...
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Jul 14, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty® Elite beta is live. The pre-release of this innovative new digital community platform, built expressly for the 30-million strong Call of Duty® fanbase, begins its staged launch today on Xbox 360® and Xbox LIVE utilizing Call of Duty®: Black Ops.  The beta will be ...
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Jul 12, 2011
Global Battle.net® Invitational and GSL October Final Set to Take Place Before Sell-Out Crowd at Blizzard Entertainment's Upcoming Gaming Festival IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Blizzard Entertainment announced today that the 2011 Global Battle.net® Invitational and the...
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Jun 30, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty® gamers, prepare to engage: Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) takes the franchise's landmark intensity to new heights with Call of Duty XP 2011, the first-ever celebration for the Call of Duty community. Total Call of Duty immersion is coming to a secure 12-acre compo...
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Jun 28, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops, the best selling game ever on the Xbox 360®, today unleashes a new onslaught of combat with a fresh delivery of downloadable content, Call of Duty®: Black Ops Annihilation.  Available now worldwide on Xbox LIVE, Annihilation delivers four new multiplayer ma...
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Jun 27, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 roars its way back with one of the most realistic hunts yet, vast environments, an abundance of firearms and gear and the most true to life animals yet. With predators and prey on the horizon, Cabela's Big Game Hunter 2012 from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), takes...
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Jun 16, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops, the best selling game ever on the Xbox 360, is ready to blow fans away with the worldwide release of its third content pack on June 28th: Call of Duty®: Black Ops Annihilation.  Black Ops continues to draw millions of gamers online globally, logging billions of ...
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Jun 16, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and ABC Entertainment Group today announced that Wipeout: In The Zone is now available on Kinect™ for Xbox 360®.  Just in time for the summer season of ABC's hit show, Wipeout: In The Zone brings the same hard-hitting fun into living rooms acro...
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Jun 14, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The colossal battle between the  AUTOBOTS™ and DECEPTICONS™ is underway as Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) new video game Transformers: Dark of the Moon ships to retail stores nationwide today.  Created by acclaimed developer High Moon Studios and based on Hasbro's legenda...
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Jun 10, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty®: Black Ops Escalation, the latest content pack from the record-setting Call of Duty®: Black Ops is now available on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Escalation features four new multiplayer maps and an unprecedented Zombie experience, including famed...
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Jun 6, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) revealed today that Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, an entertainment breakthrough for the video game and toy industries, will deliver the first-ever cross-platform gameplay experience across the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microso...
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Jun 6, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is proud to present the latest in immersive entertainment at the 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 7 — 9, 2011.  Activision's newest innovations will be on display in booth number 6...
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Jun 2, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The next evolution of virtual pets will come to the Nintendo DS™ family of handheld systems this holiday season when Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) releases Wappy Dog, a toy puppy, developed by SEGA TOYS, that interacts with the player through the Nintendo DS™. (Photo: http://pho...
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May 31, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most passionate online gaming community can now connect, compete and improve their Call of Duty® multiplayer experience through Activision's (Nasdaq: ATVI) innovative new online service, Call of Duty Elite.   Developed from the ground up by Activision's new Beachhead studio, Ca...
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May 24, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global warfare is raging and the battle will begin on November 8 when the cultural phenomenon Modern Warfare® returns with the worldwide release of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the newest installment in Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ...
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May 9, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter of 2011. For the quarter ended March 31, 2011, Activision Blizzard's GAAP net revenues increased to $1.4 billion, as compared with $1.3 billion for the first quarter of 2010.  On...
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May 5, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Cartoon Network Enterprises announced today that Generator Rex: Agent of Providence will be available for Nintendo DS™, the Nintendo 3DS™ system, Wii™ from Nintendo, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and the Xbox 360...
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May 3, 2011
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Call of Duty: Black Ops is set for a second strike on Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network with Call of Duty®: Black Ops Escalation, the newest content pack, now available for download worldwide. With 2 billion hours played and counting, Call of Duty: Black Ops consistently draws mi...