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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 Feb. 7, 2014


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 Oct. 11, 2013


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 Sep. 19, 2013


Activision to spend billions to buy back Vivendi stake

Game giant Activision Blizzard is taking back the firm's controlling stake in deals worth more than $8 billion.

By Jul. 26, 2013


Activision CEO: Competitors' games 'are less than adequate'

The outspoken chief executive didn't mention competitors by name, but appears to believe that Activision is one of few companies delivering high-quality games.

By Aug. 3, 2012


Activision CEO: 'Great people' don't want to work at EA

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick takes some jabs at EA in a recent interview. At end of the day, he said, "great people" just don't want to work at EA.

By Sep. 27, 2010


Activision 'somewhat disappointed' with Wii U launch

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick says his company has witnessed "slower-than-expected adoption" of Nintendo's new game console.

By Feb. 8, 2013


Activision CEO is "somewhat disappointed" in the Wii U

The games company's head has put the boot into Nintendo, declaring its latest console a bit of a let down.

By Feb. 9, 2013


Activision: Violent games law chokes free speech

CEO Bobby Kotick is throwing his company's support behind the games industry in its fight to make sure minors have the right to buy violent titles.

By Sep. 21, 2010


EA aims to dominate shooters once again

Electronic Arts Games head Frank Gibeau sat down for a recent interview and made it clear that EA has its sights set on the first-person-shooter market. And it wants to take Activision down.

By Mar. 2, 2011