Activision Blizzard Inc

Type: Company
Name: Activision Blizzard Inc
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Activision Publishing Updates on Success of Destiny

Activision Publishing, a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., reported that its new franchise Destiny sold-through more than $325 million worldwide in its first five days, according to Chart-Track, first parties, retail customer sell-through information ... [Published Individual.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Activision’s “Destiny” and the Business of Video Game Hype

At review aggregator site Metacritic, the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Destiny have received critic scores of 77% and 79%, respectively. Users were less generous, giving the PS4 a 6.6 out of 10, while the Xbox One version fared even worse with a 5.7. ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Sony sees 'biggest PS4 hardware sales week' this year thanks to Destiny

CONSOLE GAME Destiny has shot onto the Sony Playstation 4 (PS4) and helped to move games consoles like those delicious hotcakes we keep hearing about.Adam Boyes, VP of developer and public relations at Sony, rushed to the Sony blog to share the news that ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Activision's Destiny Made Over $325 Mln In Five Days

Activision Publishing said its recently launched science-fiction video game Destiny has fetched more than $325 million in its first five days, with gamers spending over 100 million hours online playing the game.The company, a unit of Activision Blizzard, ... [Published RTTNews.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 3 reports

Sony Corp, Activision Blizzard, Inc. Highlight CNBC's Stock Pops & Drops From September 17

Pete Najarian spoke on CNBC's Stock Pops & Drops[1] about Sony Corp's (ADR) (NYSE: SNE[2]) 6.77 percent decline. The stock traded lower after warning of the wider loss on the year. Najarian thinks that he would stay away from this stock.Activision Blizzard, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Destiny sells more than $325M in first five days -- and publisher Activision's stock takes a dive | GamesBeat | Games

Destiny[1] sold through to consumers more than $325 million worth in its first five days, making it the best-selling video game franchise of all time. But publisher Activision Blizzard’s investors evidently took this as negative news, as the company’s ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 7 reports

Maker of hit video game ‘Halo’ claims another success, maybe

Despite mixed reviews, “Destiny,” the latest video game from the makers of the big game “Halo,” generated $325 million during its first five days on sale, says publisher Activision Blizzard. That makes “Destiny” the “best-selling new video game franchise ... [Published Fortune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 4 reports

Activision Blizzard Set to Possibly Rebound After Yesterday's Selloff of 3.47%

Written on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:31pmBy Shiri GuptaActivision Blizzard ( NASDAQ:ATVI ) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $21.41 to a high of $22.41. Yesterday, the shares fell 3.5%, which took the trading range below the 3-day low ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

SmarTrend Watching for Potential Rebound in Shares of Activision Blizzard After 3.47% Loss

Written on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:31pmBy David DiazActivision Blizzard ( NASDAQ:ATVI ) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $21.41 to a high of $22.41. Yesterday, the shares fell 3.5%, which took the trading range below the 3-day low ... [Published Comtex SmarTrend - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Destiny Darts to $325 Million in Five Days, Online Players Log 100 Million

Activision Blizzard has another lucrative franchise on its handsThough some early reviews have criticized Destiny for its repetitive game play and vague storyline, it's still raking in a lot of money for publisher Activision Blizzard. Citing Chart-Track ... [Published Maximum PC - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Destiny Grosses More Than $325 Million Worldwide in First Five Days

Destiny Becomes Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch of All Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that its highly anticipated ... [Published Investor's Business Daily - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 5 reports

Activision Made a Special Gameplay Mode for Me, Kaos, in Skylanders Trap Team™!

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Attention, foolish human fools! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. ( ATVI ), is officially announcing an all new diabolical gameplay mode in honor of me, Emperor ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 15 2014]

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...engagement levels of our most popular Call of Duty games, which obviously is an industry leader," said Eric Hirshberg, CEO, Activision Publishing. "Millions of gamers are having a great time playing Destiny and can't put down their controllers. And this is just the beginning. Destiny is a platform that will grow and evolve and we will continue to work closely with our partners at Bungie to bring a long line of new experiences and content to life in the game."
...has done a great job in recent years of building a succession plan and strong bench in preparation for an inevitable transition," Renaud says. "That wasn’t always the case, and I’d say his bench now is the strongest I’ve ever seen it. If he was going to retire, the company would be left in good shape."
...6 out of 10, while the Xbox One version fared even worse with a 5.7. GameSpot called the game "cold and shallow," while IGN said the game was "ultimately unable to be all the different games it's trying so hard to be."
"The operation will generate synergies of at least 4.7 billion euros," Telefonica said. "The transaction allows Telefonica to enhance its positioning in one of its key markets and improve its growth profile and financial flexibility."

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Activision (ATVI) Showing Bearish Technicals [Published MarketIntelligenceCenter.com - Sep 18 2014]
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