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More Zynga layoffs, predicts Pachter

Blizzard Entertainment has won $7 million in a long-running lawsuit against a World of Warcraft bot company. Blizzard initially filed suit against Ceiling Fan Software in December 2011. Ceiling Fan was responsible for a number of WoW bots – the

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Warcraft movie release date announced

We’re pleased to announce that @Legendary Pictures’ WARCRAFT will be released by @UniversalPics on December 18, 2015. [link to Article]

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Blizzard Removing Diablo III’s Auction House

Oh gaming industry, you and your spin-straining, whiplash-inducing about-faces. Not even two weeks ago, Blizzard resolutely declared that Diablo III‘s much-loathed auction house was in for the long haul, gunking up a crystal clear loot stream with the suffocating tar

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Skylanders hits $1.5 billion lifetime revenue

Activision has responded to the sales for Disney Infinity with an update on the performance of its own toy-game hybrid: Skylanders Giants sold more than 500,000 units in its first two weeks on sale, bringing the total revenue for the

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Insider Selling: Activision Blizzard CEO Sells 62,564 Shares of Stock

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) CEO Eric Hirshberg sold 62,564 shares of Activision Blizzard stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.16, for a total transaction of $1,073,598.24. Following the completion of

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Activision profits up 75 percent

Activison Blizzard has released its first quarterly earnings report since going independent from Vivendi last week. There’s very little new about the report aside from a sharp rise in profits, as the company claims results beat expectations while simultaneously warning

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Activision-Blizzard separates itself from Vivendi for $8.2B

Activison-Blizzard is splitting from its parents company Vivendi. In a deal reached today, Activision-Blizzard will buy itself from Vivendi for $8.2 billion in share acquisition. After the split, Activision-Blizzard will be a public company (still), and will have Bobby Kotick

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World Of Warcraft Loses 600,000 Subscribers

World of Warcraft, the massively popular online video game, has seen 600,000 subscribers leave in three months. It means a total of nearly two million players have turned off since the start of the year. Announcing its second quarter results,

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Activision Blizzard: World of Warcraft lost 1.3m subs last quarter

Activision Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft lost 1.3m subscribers during the first three months of 2013. The firm revealed the decline in its quarterly financial report, adding that the game still boasts 8m subs and remains “the number one subscription-based

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Activision CEO Earned $64.9 Million in 2012

The high pay garnered by CEO’s around the world is a point of fury for many people, in no small part because it tends to rise well above the wages earned by the staff working beneath them. Walmart, for instance,

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