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Sunday Apr 13 | The Motley Fool

What Activision Blizzard, Inc. Has to Fear From Captain America and the Avengers

Will Marvel's Mightiest Heroes make the Skylanders look small? Host Ellen Bowman puts these questions to analysts Nathan Alderman and Tim Beyers in this week's episode of 1-Up on Wall Street , The Motley Fool's Web show in which we talk about the big-money names behind your favorite movies, toys, video games, comics, and more.

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

Sat Apr 12, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Activision Blizzard PT Raised to $23.00

Cowen and Company's target price would indicate a potential upside of 20.80% from the company's current price.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Computer And Video Games

Diablo 3 patch 2.0.4 released

The patch notes are extensive, covering bug fixes and updates to how features including classes, crafting, items, monsters, quests and the UI work.

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Related Topix: Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, Software

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Motley Fool

Vivendi Could Dump Activision Blizzard's Shares: Here's Why That's a Good Thing

On April 11, Vivendi will enter a three-month time period in which it can sell up to 50% of its remaining 83 million share equity position of Activision Blizzard.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing, Activision, Call of Duty , LucasArts, Star Wars

Blue's News

Blizzard TMs Overwatch

The USPTO website shows that Activision Blizzard has filed a Trademark application for Overwatch for the following services : "Computer game software, computer game discs, downloadable computer game programs, computer game software downloadable from a global computer network, electronic games software for wireless devices, interactive multimedia ... (more)

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, Video Games, Software, Computers

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Motley Fool

Will King Digital Entertainment PLC Get Crushed?

After a disappointing IPO, shares of King Digital have begun recovering nicely, which brings into question if the company will go the way of Zynga and Electronic Arts into mediocrity or if it has the potential thrive like Activision Blizzard.

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Related Topix: Zynga, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, Video Games, Software, Playfish, Electronic Arts

Business Wire

Death Breathes New Life into Sanctuary

More than 2.7 million players join the crusade against the Angel of Death with the launch of Diablo A III: Reaper of Souls a )--Malthael claimed that no one could stop Death .

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Related Topix: Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, Video Games, World News, Taiwan, Software, Activision Blizzard

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Motley Fool

Activision Blizzard: Console Sales and Smart Strategies Are Long-Term Drivers

Its buyout of Vivendi resulted in significant earnings accretion and gave Activision more freedom to develop better games and compete against the likes of Electronic Arts .

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

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The 2014 Call of Duty Championship, Presented by Xbox Kicks-off Today, with 31 Teams Vying for the "Call of Duty World Champions" Title )--Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard and development studio Infinity Ward, in partnership with Xbox, a... )--Adobe Systems Incorporated today announced its upcoming ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, iPhone and iPad App, Call of Duty, Software, Startups, Adobe Systems, Groton, CT

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Motley Fool

Should You Jump on King Digital?

And while valuations within the online gaming space in companies like Zynga and in well-established gaming companies such as Activision Blizzard ( By now, the rise and fall of Zynga and its Farmville franchise is well documented, as its stock fell from $15 to a low of $2.50 in less than one year.

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Related Topix: Software

Seeking Alpha

Tencent Ties Up With Korean Gamer, Eyes Youku Tudou

Internet leader Tencent has just announced a major purchase involving a Korean game maker, in what would normally be leading news on the Chinese Internet.

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Related Topix: Video Games, Software, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, World of Warcraft, NetEasecom, Media, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Wed Mar 26, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Wall Street Fundamentals Releases New In-Depth Stock Reports on ATVI, ...

Video game sales have rebounded in 2014 after a disappointing holiday season. According to the NPD Group, overall retail sales increased 9.0 percent year-over-year in February, while hardware sales experienced a 42.0 percent growth.

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Related Topix: Depth, Depth Team, Video Games, NPD Group, Advertising, Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Blizzard, Software, Publishing, Media, Thomas Publishing

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Motley Fool

Activision Blizzard, Inc. vs. Perfect World Co., Ltd. (ADR): Which Stock's Dividend Dominates?

Dividend stocks outperform non-dividend-paying stocks over the long run. It happens in good markets and bad, and the benefit of dividends can be quite striking -- dividend payments have made up about 40% of the market's average annual return from 1936 to the present day.

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

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