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Why Activision Blizzard Stock Is A Good Investment Right Now

Activision Blizzard is an excellent combination of good value and strong growth tech stock.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Here's Why Activision Blizzard's Strong Sales Momentum Will Continue

Gaming company Activision Blizzard is doing well this year. Impressive sales of new consoles have got off to a solid start, while rival Electronic Arts is struggling after a tough time with the release of its latest Battlefield game.

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Movies.com

Why We Could Soon See Movies Based on the Video Games 'Call of Duty,' 'Skylanders' and More

The line between the worlds of movies and video games could be getting even blurrier now that publisher Activision is eyeing the idea of launching its own studio.

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Related Topix: Toys for Bob, Skylanders, Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, Software, Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell

AmericanBankingNews.com

Activision Blizzard Price Target Raised to $30.00 at Argus

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Argus' price objective indicates a potential upside of 30.38% from the company's current price.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

IGN

Acitivision Blizzard Eyeing Movie & TV Studio

A new report suggests that Activision Blizzard is looking to open up a TV and movie studio where they can create screen adaptations of their hit properties, akin to the launch of Marvel Studios in the last decade.

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

Dark Horizons News

Activision Getting Into Film & Television

Activision Blizzard, a company that has been famously averse to adapting its hit video games on the big screen, may have changed its mind with The Information reporting the company has made tentative plans to launch an entertainment studio.

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Gamasutra

IGDA: Valve is the #1 place developers want to work

Data culled from a recent survey conducted by the International Game Developers Association suggests that most developers would choose to work at Valve over any other company, even their own.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Engadget

Activision wants its own movie studio to turn games into big-screen blockbusters

Activision games like the Call of Duty series are practically movies between their big-name actors and Michael Bay -like action scenes, so this begs a question: why doesn't the company actually make movies? Apparently, it may do just that.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Joystiq

Ephemeral entertainment and Activision's strategy for success

In a time when the video game industry is down to a handful of mega publishers and even small-scale independent developers have risen to become competitive, Activision stands out for making huge plays and reaping massive rewards .

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Activision Blizzard Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Activision Blizzard has received a consensus rating of "Buy" from the twenty ratings firms that are covering the company, American Banking News reports .

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Related Topix: Video Games, Software

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Earnings Performance Reviews, Grants, Market Activity, and Invitation ...

Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Activision Blizzard, Inc. , YY Inc. , Southern Company , NextEra Energy, Inc. and American Electric Power Co., Inc. .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Freshnews

World of WarcraftA: Warlords of Draenora Launches November 13

Beyond the Dark Portal, the clash of iron echoes as two worlds brace for war. At a live event in Los Angeles and simulcast at the gamescom trade fair and around the world, Blizzard Entertainment today announced that Warlords of Draenor , the fifth expansion to its acclaimed massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft , will be ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

TechCrunch

Yep, Activision Is Bringing Back Sierra

Just a quick update for everyone who geeked out with us last week at the idea of Activision bringing back the legendary gaming brand that is Sierra: It's happening.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Activision Blizzard Insider Unloads 394,280 Shares of Stock

Activision Blizzard Insider Humam Sakhnini sold 394,280 shares of Activision Blizzard stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 12th.

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I4U Future Technology News

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare to feature Kevin Spacey

Brace yourselves as we have one of the biggest gaming titles coming over with a revolution not quite witnessed before.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Activision video game 'Destiny' sets pre-order record -executive

An Activision Blizzard executive said on Tuesday the company's upcoming "Destiny" shooter game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.

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Gamasutra

Sierra returns as Activision's new indie label

The rumored return of publishing label Sierra is official, as parent Activision Blizzard announced today new games and a new angle for the brand.

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Gamasutra

Activision embraces the tablet market with next Skylanders game

Activision announced plans today to launch its upcoming Skylanders Trap Team on Android and iOS tablets on October 5th in North America, the same day it launches on current- and last-gen consoles.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Activision Blizzard Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Shares of Activision Blizzard have earned an average rating of "Buy" from the twenty brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings News reports .

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International Business Times

'World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria' Brings Back the 'Gaze of...

Blizzard Entertainment's "World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria" will bring back the game's "Gaze of the Black Prince" buff from Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PDT to Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. PDT.

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