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Game firm Activision's earnings strong, with Destiny title hot

After Destiny's September release, Activision Blizzard is the latest large game maker to beat Wall Street estimates with the help of online purchases, signaling a bounce back for the industry.

By November 4, 2014

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Activision Blizzard delivers profit -- and caution

The game maker behind the Call of Duty franchise logs a record fiscal fourth quarter, but says the strong US dollar will weigh on overseas sales.

By February 5, 2015

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Activision to break with past, release Skylanders for consoles, tablets

For the first time, the game giant will launch a top-tier console title on a tablet at the same time it's coming out for consoles made by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Skylanders toys will, of course, join the fray.

By August 12, 2014

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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

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Manuel Noriega sues Activision over portrayal in Black Ops 2

Former Panama dictator claims his likeness was used for "economic gain" by Activision in the 2012 first-person shooter.

By July 16, 2014

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Black Ops 3 dev says three-year production allowed for risk-taking

The next Call of Duty game's various new Titanfall-like movement abilities might not have made the cut on a two-year development cycle, Treyarch says.

By April 30, 2015

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Activision pumping $500 million into Bungie's 'Destiny'

The record-setting number does include standard costs, like marketing, packaging, and royalties. But still, the amount is massive.

By May 6, 2014

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Video game hardware sales plummeted in March, survey says

Sales of devices like the Xbox, PlayStation and Wii U drop by more than a fifth, repeating the post-Christmas lull of earlier this year.

By April 16, 2015

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HBO Now promotes launch with Iron Thrones on Uber

HBO's new streaming service faces trial in how it handles Game of Thrones demand. Bridget Carey-si, mother of CNET Updates, takes HBO Now's Uber promotion for a spin. Also: Guitar Hero returns and GameStop goes retro.

By April 15, 2015

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Guitar Hero lives on, now with live performances

Activision Blizzard revives the iconic music game franchise in a bid to make living room rock stars the hot new thing -- again.

By April 14, 2015