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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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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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Activision CEO: Destiny will be bestselling new franchise ever

The game, expected to launch on Xbox and PlayStation consoles later this year, is the first major release from Bungie since the Halo franchise.

By February 7, 2014

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Activision stock buyout allowed, sans shareholder vote

The company can now buy back Vivendi's shares without holding a shareholder vote on the matter.

By October 11, 2013

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Destiny sales exceed $325M in first five days despite meh reviews

The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.

By September 17, 2014

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Destiny (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)

Destiny is a victim of the hype machine created around it. It's a refined console shooter that feels great during the action, but goes stale during just about every other component of the game.

September 15, 2014

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Destiny hits $500M in sales, marking largest ever launch of a new game franchise

The video game made by the team behind Halo is off to a strong start -- but questions still remain.

By September 10, 2014

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Become legend? Ambitious Destiny aims for gaming superstar status

The minds behind Halo, one of the most successful game franchises ever made, hope to strike it again with a massive new game being bankrolled in part by Activision Blizzard.

By September 8, 2014