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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. '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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. '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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  7. 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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  8. News Corp. Close to Selling a Chunk of MySpace to Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick

    2:29 pm 6/9/2011

    The media conglomerate paid $580 million for MySpace six years ago, but insiders say the social-networking company is only worth about $100 million today.Read more

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  9. E3: Activision CEO on New Call of Duty Elite Service, 'Modern Warfare 3' and 'Guitar Hero's' Future (Q&A)

    5:17 pm 6/7/2011

    Eric Hirshberg also discusses the impact of recruiting Hollywood talent like Ed Harris and Gary Oldman has had on the success of the "Call of Duty" franchise and why there won't be a movie based on the war game anytime soon.Read more

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