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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Vivendi Second-Quarter Earnings Rise 12% on Video Game Strength

    6:23 am 8/31/2011

    Universal Music's earnings before interest, taxes and amortization were up 7.7 percent assuming constant currencies before restructuring charges.Read more

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  5. Kanye West to Close Activision's Call of Duty XP in L.A.

    7:13 am 8/24/2011

    The hip hop star will give his first public performance since the release of “Watch the Throne” at the event for fans of the first-person shooter game franchise next weekend.Read more

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  6. 'Change-Up' Star Jason Bateman, Will Arnett Creating 'Call of Duty Elite' Content

    4:04 pm 8/3/2011

    The duo's production company is working on original video programming for Activision's new online service.Read more

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  7. Activision Blizzard Rides 'Black Ops' to Record Quarter

    12:55 pm 8/3/2011

    With the next installment of the "Call of Duty" franchise, CEO Bobby Kotick has his eyes set on breaking a record set by "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2."Read more

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  8. First-Quarter U.S. Video Game Spending Rose Thanks to New Revenue Streams

    6:10 am 7/11/2011

    NPD Group, which previously reported a slight decline for new physical sales, says spending rose 1.5 percent to $5.9 billion when including digital downloads, used and rented games, mobile games, social network games and game subscriptions.Read more

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  9. 'Moneyball': Activision Blizzard's Bobby Kotick Plays Baseball Mogul in Film (Video)

    12:33 pm 6/22/2011

    Watch the CEO, who is making a play for MySpace, portray Brad Pitt's boss in a clip from Columbia's upcoming movie.Read more

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  10. Video Game Sales Hit Four-Year Low in May

    5:43 am 6/14/2011

    "L.A. Noire" was the top-selling game, but one analyst says a digital release for "Call of Duty: Black Ops" "shifted some dollars that might have been spent on new physical content at retail.” Read more

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