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Thursday Jul 24 | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Ltd. today announced they have signed a joint venture agreement to support the growing commercial... )--Today at San Diego Comic-Con, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. announced plans to bring "Eon... )--Participant Media unveiled today TakePart World, a year long, multi-platform series dedicated to ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Activision Blizzard: A Low-Risk Business Model In A Risky Industry - Compelling Value Here?

ATVI's focus on existing, strong franchises makes the company's business model lower risk than the gaming industry at large.

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Related Topix: Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing, Magnolia, Activision, World of Warcraft, Value

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cinema Blend News

World Of Warcraft Leads Sub-Based MMOs In 2013 With $1.03 Billion

Subscription based MMOs are on a rapid decline, as far as revenue is concerned. This is what the takeaway point is from a new SuperData market research report that delineates the subscription-based MMO model and its revenue from 2013.

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Related Topix: Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Activision, Software, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Mashable

Former Dictator Sues 'Call of Duty' Maker For Portrayal in Popular Game

The extremely popular Call of Duty franchise continues to chug along - creating hit release after hit release - and increasing the realism of the series with enhanced graphics and storytelling - including bringing in House of Cards star Kevin Spacey to model and act a character in the next installment, Call of Duty: Ghosts .

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Software, Blizzard Entertainment

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNN

Ex-dictator sues over video game

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has a message for the publishers of a popular video game that features a mission to capture him: You owe me money.

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Related Topix: Activision, Video Games, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Treyarch, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Prison

The Washington Post

Vivendi Considered Firing Activision CEO Kotick Over Buyout

Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Officer Robert Kotick faced firing over his demand that he lead a group helping to buy out most of Vivendi SA's stake in the video-game company he ran, according court filings.

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Related Topix: Activision, Video Games, Software, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Call of Duty , Vivendi SA, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues Activision over 'Call of Duty' game

A U.S. invasion of Panama in 1989 ended Manuel Noriega's military dictatorship and landed him in U.S. prison for about two decades on drug-trafficking charges.

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Santa Monica, CA

Hispanic Business

Activision Blizzard to Release Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 5, 2014

A replay of the call will also be available approximately three hours after the call's conclusion and archived for one year in the Investor Relations section at www.activisionblizzard.com .

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Related Topix: Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Software, World of Warcraft, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is King Digital More Like Zynga or Activision Blizzard?

In 2013, King reported revenue of nearly $2 billion, with net profit of $567 million.

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Related Topix: Activision, Video Games, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing, Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Call of Duty

Wed Jul 09, 2014

QJ.net

Hearthstone Naxxramas Expansion Pricing Revealed

Blizzard Entertainment, known now as Activision-Blizzard or "Acti-Blizz" for short, has finally revealed the pricing structure for its upcoming Hearthstone expansion, Curse of Naxxramas.

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Related Topix: Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Activision

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Buy Activision Blizzard Wih Confidence

ATVI currently passes one of our best performing strategies which suggests that the stock is primed to continue its run.

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Related Topix: Activision, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, Software, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing, Best of 2007, Financial Markets

Mon Jun 30, 2014

IGN

Destiny Could Be Biggest Game of the Year, Analyst Suggests

Despite the unprecedented funds Activision Blizzard has poured into Destiny 's development and marketing, the publisher could make a profit by the end of the year, one analyst said.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Video Games, Bungie Software, Software, Blizzard Entertainment

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