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  1. Activision Boosts CEO Bobby Kotick's 2011 Earnings 46 Percent to $8.3 million

    2:54 pm 4/24/2012

    The distributor of the "Skylander" and "Call of Duty" video games also paid its combination COO-CFO $5.1 million last year, a decrease from 2010.Read more

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  2. Activision Blizzard's Earnings Surpass Expectations Despite Loss of Subscribers for 'World of Warcraft'

    3:28 pm 2/9/2012

    "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" and "Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure" propel the video-game company to record per-share profits.Read more

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  3. U.S. Video Game Industry Sales Fell 8% in 2011 to $17 Billion

    3:32 pm 1/12/2012

    Spending on all video-game content in the U.S. reached an estimated $16.3 billion to $16.6 billion, down 2 percent.Read more

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  4. German Shooter 'Crysis 2' Tops Most-Pirated Computer Games List In 2011

    2:50 am 1/2/2012

    Nearly 4 million users downloaded the game illegally on BitTorrent filesharing sites.Read more

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  5. Viacom Owes Additional $383 Million in 'Rock Band' Video Game Dispute, Arbitrators Say

    5:43 pm 12/27/2011

    The media conglomerate sues to overturn the recommendation of accountant-arbitrators, who say former shareholders of Harmonix were shafted.Read more

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  6. 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' Crosses $1 Billion Sales Mark

    5:50 am 12/12/2011

    The Activision Blizzard franchise topped the milestone in 16 days, with the company highlighting that it is the only entertainment property to eclipse "Avatar," which hit that mark in 17 days.Read more

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  7. Activision: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' Sets Five-Day Sales Record

    5:36 am 11/17/2011

    The video game has grossed more than $775 million worldwide.Read more

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  8. Activision: 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3' Day One Sales Reach Record $400 Million in North America, U.K. 
 


    5:49 am 11/11/2011

    With more than 6.5 million units sold within 24 hours, the video game giant says it had the biggest entertainment product launch ever.

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  9. Activision Blizzard, Take-Two Post Strong Numbers (Video)

    4:28 pm 11/8/2011

    Rollout of "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" to be accompanied by major marketing push that began with a "Monday Night Football" commercial starring Jonah Hill and Sam Worthington.Read more

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  10. Call of Duty Elite Will Generate $50 Mil in 2012, Says Analyst

    8:35 am 9/7/2011

    New premium online subscription service for the Activision games will go live November 8 with "Modern Warfare 3" launch.Read more

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