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Activision facing Call of Duty lawsuit over 'barbarian, halfwit' depiction of historical figure

Black Ops 2 depicted Jonas Savimbi as a "barbarian" who "wants to kill everybody," his family says in new lawsuit.

By January 13, 2016

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Activision Blizzard beefs up e-sports muscle

The huge video game developer reportedly snaps up the assets of e-sports league and gaming service Major League Gaming for $46 million.

By January 3, 2016

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Activision, EA, Take-Two, Konami sued for patent infringement

The company that also sued FanDuel and Draft Kings is looking for damages from some top gaming companies.

By December 15, 2015

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The newest trick for Activision's Skylanders: Planes, boats and cars

The newest installment of the popular video game franchise that mixes real-world toys with a video game will include a new vehicle lineup when it releases this fall.

By June 3, 2015

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Activision to bring your favorite games to the silver screen

Game maker launches a new film and TV production studio to create original content based on its popular games.

By November 6, 2015

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GameSpot's The Lobby: Activision bought Candy Crush. Should you care?

Activision just spent $5.9 billion dollars on Candy Crush creator King.com. GameSpot's Just Haywald comes on to tell the folks at The Lobby what this means for the publisher and the future of the video game industry.

By November 3, 2015

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Candy Crush creator gets gobbled by Activision for $5.9B

The game hooked you on Facebook, then reeled you in again on your smartphone. Now its maker, King Digital, has fetched itself a multibillion-dollar buyout.

By November 2, 2015

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ESPN veteran to lead new Activision e-sports unit

The video game publisher has created a unit devoted to contests in which professional gamers face off against each other in front of spectators.

By October 22, 2015

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Activision launches 'Downton Abbey' mobile game

Solve "the mysteries of the manor" in this freemium find-the-hidden-objects game.

By September 18, 2015

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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