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  1. Activision Blizzard to Buy Back Most of Vivendi's Controlling Stake in $5.8 Billion Deal

    11:46 pm 7/25/2013

    UPDATED: Also, an investment vehicle led by Activision CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly will buy a piece for more than $2.3 billion, leaving Vivendi with a 12 percent share.Read more

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  2. Activision Blizzard Stock Falls After the Bell on Weak Guidance

    3:22 pm 5/8/2013

    The maker of video games beat the expectations of analysts in the first quarter, though 1.3 million subscribers abandoned "World of Warcraft." Read more

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  3. Disney Delays 'Infinity' Video Game by Two Months

    3:34 pm 3/14/2013

    The decision, which didn't seem to bother Wall Street, was made to take advantage of the fall retail season, an executive says.Read more

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  4. Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg Talks ‘Destiny’ (Q&A)

    9:19 am 2/17/2013

    Activision has teamed up with Halo developer Bungie on a brand-new shooter called Destiny, which gives the Call of Duty publisher another huge potential franchise aimed at the mass market.Read more

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  5. Activision ‘Skylanders’ Developers Discuss What’s Next For $1 Billion Game Franchise (Q&A)

    11:03 am 2/11/2013

    At New York City's Toy Fair, the company talks about next steps for the popular toy/video game hybrid -- which, after outselling all other lines in 2012, Disney was quick to emulate. Read more

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  6. Biden Meets With Video Game Industry, Says There's 'No Silver Bullet' on Solving Violence

    1:26 pm 1/11/2013

    Top gaming reps on Friday met with Vice President Joe Biden and others to discuss voluntary steps to reduce violence in video games. Read more

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  7. Analysts Predict Reversal of U.S. Video Games Sales Slump

    5:06 am 11/23/2012

    With the U.S. holiday sales season kicking off this weekend, Wall Street predicts solid year-end trends and a stronger first half of 2013.Read more

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  8. Vivendi Stock Rises After Earnings Outperform

    3:30 am 11/14/2012

    Analysts laud the company for buying itself more time to evaluate its strategy and possible asset sales, including sales of labels it purchased in its recent EMI deal.Read more

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  9. 'Angry Birds' Fly to Consoles and Nintendo 3DS Courtesy of Activision

    3:34 pm 7/11/2012

    Rovio has licensed its Angry Birds game for consoles through Activision.Read more

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  10. Comic-Con 2012: Activision Expanding Marvel Relationship With New Game Debut in San Diego

    9:02 am 7/11/2012

    Game publisher also promoting "The Amazing Spider-Man," "Transformers: Fall of Cybertron" and new James Bond game "007 Legends" at annual convention.Read more

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