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Activision CEO blames dating woes on Photoshopped pic

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision, is one of the most polarizing figures in gaming. Investors love his focus on keeping the financials steady. Analysts respect his straight-talking, no-hold-barred attitude. But thanks to what… Continue reading

Black Ops II sales hit $1 billion in 15 days

Will Black Ops II be a bigger hit than its predecessor? Activision announced Wednesday that the latest game in the Call of Duty franchise has hit the $1 billion sales mark after just… Continue reading

Black Ops II pulls in $500 million in first 24 hours

Activision’s cash machine is still running smooth. In what’s becoming a November tradition, the latest Call of Duty game is once again the biggest entertainment launch of the year. Activision announced Friday that… Continue reading

Call of Duty: Black Ops for PlayStation Vita deemed an “embarrassment”

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is getting rave reviews, and judging by the early numbers we’re hearing, it’s bound to be another seriously big seller. But not all versions of the game are… Continue reading

Class action lawsuit targets Blizzard over security issues

Three months after suffering a security breach that affected millions of players, Blizzard Entertainment is facing a class action lawsuit from users who say they should have been protected better. Carney Williams Bates Pulliam &… Continue reading

Will It Be ‘Game Over’ for Videogame Makers This Holiday?

While the videogame industry relies heavily on the holiday period to help boost publisher profits, some companies may find coal in their stocking this year. Some titles are sure to be certain hits,… Continue reading

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria launches

World of Warcraft might be dealing with a subscriber downturn these days, but nothing draws the crowds back like a new expansion. World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion for the… Continue reading

Millions of World of Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft players at risk after server hack

Add Blizzard Entertainment to the long list of video game companies that have been hacked in the past 18 months. Mike Morhaime, president of the company behind titles such as World of Warcraft,… Continue reading

Ohio teen collapses after Call of Duty marathon

A 15-year old from Columbus, Ohio was rushed to an area hospital Tuesday after collapsing during a marathon session of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 that lasted between four and five days.… Continue reading

World of Warcraft subscriptions take a tumble

Azeroth is a lot emptier these days. World of Warcraft saw more than 1 million people cancel their subscriptions over the past three months, the game’s publisher revealed in its quarterly earnings statement.… Continue reading