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Bungie Parts Ways With Activision Blizzard Much To Investors' Chagrin

Bungie announced that it now owns full publishing rights and responsibilities of the franchise. The developer's decision to split from Activision would mean the latter's loss of a revenue stream.

Video Games January 13, 2019

Bungie Receives $100 Million From China's NetEase To Make New Game: Are 'Destiny 2' Players Affected?

A new Bungie game in the works is part of a $100 million investment into the developer by China-based NetEase. The announcement of the partnership, however, might have caught the attention of some 'Destiny 2' players.

Video Games June 3, 2018

12 Interesting Facts About Activision Blizzard That You Probably Didn't Know

For nearly 40 years, Activision Blizzard has published some of the greatest video games of all time. Here are 12 interesting facts about the interactive entertainment company that you probably didn't know.

Company May 1, 2018

You Can Soon 3D Print 'Skylanders Imaginators' Heroes Via Creator App

'Skylanders' companion app 'Creators' for iOS and Android, which lets players design custom Imaginator heroes, is available now. For $49.99, players can order a 3D print version and import it as a playable character in 'Skylanders Imaginators,' coming Oct. 16.

Apps/Software October 4, 2016

Move Over, Twitch: Activision Blizzard Takes eSports To Facebook Live

Activision Blizzard is set to bring eSports to Facebook Live in a bid to make it appealing to more people and ultimately get more viewers.

Video Games May 13, 2016

Activision Blizzard Acquires Major League Gaming: What Does This Mean For Esports?

Major League Gaming took a blow when rival ELS was named the tournament organizer for the 'Call of Duty' World League. A report now claims that Activision Blizzard has acquired MLG for $46 million.

Deals January 4, 2016

Activision Blizzard Buying MLG Assets For $46 Million: Why This Deal, If True, Makes Sense

If reports hold true, Major League Gaming has sold off $46 million in assets to Activision Blizzard. Some have speculated that most of the money will go toward paying off debts.

Video Games January 3, 2016

Activision Blizzard Launches Film And TV Production Arm: 'Call Of Duty' Movie Coming Soon?

Activision Blizzard is launching its own film and TV studio. The new division is set to produce video-game titles for screens big and small, starting with a 'Skylanders' animated series and a 'Call of Duty' movie.

Video Games November 8, 2015

Activision Blizzard Acquires 'Candy Crush' Maker: What's Next After Spending $5.9 Billion?

Video game giant Activision Blizzard has agreed to buy King Digital Entertainment, maker of the mobile game 'Candy Crush,' for $5.9 billion. The acquisition is part of Activision's goal to expand its international network of players.

Business November 4, 2015

Latest Activision Blizzard Earnings Report Reveals 'World Of Warcraft' Subscribers Have Fallen To 5.5 Million

Activision Blizzard announced that 'World of Warcraft' subscribers have declined, despite the fact that its sixth expansion will be released in the near future.

Geek November 3, 2015

Activision Blizzard Goes All In On Competitive Gaming With New Esports Division

Pro-gaming isn't going away anytime soon, and Activision Blizzard is looking to capitalize on it.

Geek October 22, 2015

'Destiny' rakes in more than $500 million in day one sales

Millions of gamers are claiming their 'Destiny,' as the game has already become profitable after $500 million in day one sales. This is huge news for Activision.

Geek September 10, 2014

Celebrate 10 years of 'World of Warcraft' with 'Warlords of Draenor' cinematic, release date

During a live event streamed across the web, Blizzard unveiled the anxiously anticipated cinematic for it's 'World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor' expansion pack along with a Nov. 11 release date.

Geek August 14, 2014

World of Warcraft still rules a struggling subscription-based MMO world

Blizzard earned $1.04 billion from World of Warcraft last year, despite sluggish growth in the pay-to-play MMO industry.

Business Tech July 23, 2014

Panama ex-dictator Manuel Noriega sues 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' creator for portraying him as villain

Manuel Noriega, former dictator of Panama, filed a lawsuit against 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' publisher Activision Blizzard for the alleged inclusion of his likeness in the video game.

Business Tech July 19, 2014

Destiny beta begins July 17, three collector's editions announced

Bungie and Activision have finally given a date to the Destiny beta. It sounds like PlayStation gamers are getting a better deal.

Video Games July 9, 2014

Bring Peter Dinklage home with the 'Destiny' Collector's Edition

For a mere $150, you can be the proud owner of the 'Destiny' collector's edition, complete with a robot replica that uses Peter Dinklage's voice. Oh, it comes with a game too.

Geek July 7, 2014

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' has mind-blowing weapons and gadgets: 3D printer gun, hoverbikes and exosuits...AWESOME!

New information about Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has many excited. With the November launch months away, gamers are already whetting their appetites.

Video Games May 27, 2014

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