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Activision Blizzard's second quarter beats estimates on strength of digital

The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.

By August 5, 2014


Vivendi, Activision Blizzard deal held up for shareholder vote

Vivendi's $8.2 billion sale was all set to go before a shareholder filed suit requesting a vote on the matter.

By September 19, 2013


Activision Blizzard has solid 2010, confirms layoffs

Game publisher sees its fourth-quarter revenue slide, but its two top titles help boost annual revenue and profits. Company also announces it will lay off 7 percent of its staff.

By February 10, 2011


Another game, another record for Activision Blizzard

Coming off the success of Call of Duty: Black Ops, Activision Blizzard has announced record-breaking success with World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. One-month sales for the title were 4.7 million units.

By January 11, 2011


Zynga, Activision Blizzard sued over patent

Walker Digital is suing the two companies over an alleged infringement of its patent on game tournaments over the Internet.

By January 6, 2011


Activision Blizzard sees '10 as its 'most profitable'

The revenue and earnings of the World of Warcraft are up for the quarter, and the company raises its forecast for the rest of 2010.

By November 5, 2010


Can Activision Blizzard compete with EA for mindshare?

Though the new entity may become the world's largest video game company, it may not be able to supplant the brand recognition of Electronic Arts.

By December 2, 2007


U.S. appeals court backs Blizzard in WoW bot case

The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals largely upholds an earlier decision, but it rules that the maker of Glider software violated a contractual covenant.

By December 15, 2010