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Activision Blizzard Buys Candy Crush Maker, King Digital, for $5.9 Billion

Activision Blizzard Buys Candy Crush Maker, King Digital, for $5.9 Billion

The deal will allow Activision to go beyond traditional gaming systems and into the burgeoning mobile games market....

Nov 4 2015, 7:37am CST

Activision Blizzard to Buy Out Vivendi for $8.2 Billion

Activision Blizzard to Buy Out Vivendi for $8.2 Billion

The gaming behemoth, Activision Blizzard made an announcement to buy its stakes back from company's majority shareholder V...

Jul 26 2013, 3:26am CDT

Activision Blizzard Settle Infinity Ward Litigation

Activision Blizzard Settle Infinity Ward Litigation

Infinity Ward apparently wins...

Jun 1 2012, 11:26am CDT

Metallica Headlines Activisions Call of Duty: Black Ops Launch Event

Metallica Headlines Activisions Call of Duty: Black Ops Launch Event

Metallica to play launch party...

Nov 2 2010, 10:03am CDT

Activision Blizzard Announces Q2 Financials

Activision Blizzard Announces Q2 Financials

Activision Blizzard has offered up the financials for Q2 2009 and reports better than expected earnings. It’s hard to imagine t...

Aug 6 2009, 12:00pm CDT

World of Warcraft Hits 11.5 Million Subscribers

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that its wildly popular World of Warcraft game has hit 11.5 million subscribers. The miles...

Dec 24 2008, 8:00am CST

Lich King Was Biggest Entertainment Launch in UK History

The second expansion pack for the world beating MMORPG World of Warcraft called Wrath of the Lich King has set a new record as...

Nov 17 2008, 6:57am CST

UK Gamers Queue to Buy Wrath of the Lich King

UK Gamers Queue to Buy Wrath of the Lich King

Proving that geeks are the same no matter what side of the pond you are on, fans looking to be among the first to get their han...

Nov 13 2008, 6:42am CST

Best Buy Hosts Wrath of Lich King Party in NYC

Fans of World of Warcraft are eagerly waiting for the launch of the second expansion pack for the game called Wrath of the Lich...

Nov 10 2008, 6:14am CST

World of Warcraft Passes 11 Million Subscriber Mark

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that its World of Warcraft title has passed the 11 million subscriber mark worldwide. Bl...

Oct 29 2008, 10:43am CDT

Leisure Suit Larry Sails onto Mobile Phones

Leisure Suit Larry Sails onto Mobile Phones

One of the first computer games I was familiar with was Leisure Suit Larry. I recall bad graphics and sort of funny story lines...

Feb 22 2008, 9:00am CST

Vivendi and Activision join to create Activision Blizzard

Vivendi and Activision join to create Activision Blizzard

Activision Inc. and Vivendi announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement to combine Vivendi Games, Vivendi's in...

Dec 2 2007, 12:05pm CST