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.
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.
The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.
Former Panama dictator claims his likeness was used for "economic gain" by Activision in the 2012 first-person shooter.
The record-setting number does include standard costs, like marketing, packaging, and royalties. But still, the amount is massive.
The game, expected to launch on Xbox and PlayStation consoles later this year, is the first major release from Bungie since the Halo franchise.
After months of subsisting on strong sales of new game hardware, overall game spending plummets in November.
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With Overwatch, Blizzard now enters the shooting-game genre.
Mike Morhaime, head of Blizzard Entertainment, says online harassment related to the GamerGate controversy needs to end.