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6 Gaming Trends to Watch for in 2016

Genia Stevens, MBA | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology
Genia Stevens, MBA

Fallout Shelter generated $5.1 million for Bethesda in its first two weeks. Activision Blizzard bought King Digital for $5.9 billion and mobile games ...

Get Ready For A 'Call Of Duty' Movie

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.06.2015 | Technology

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. is moving deeper into the film and TV business. The video game maker unveiled plans Friday at an inv...

'Candy Crush' Maker Sold In Sweet $5.9 Billion Deal

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business

Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. said it will buy "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion to strengthe...

S&P 500 Hits Highest Level Since 2007

AP | Posted 02.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Stocks are closing slightly higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to the highest point since November 2007. Trading was thin as...

Why Video Games Just Aren't Selling

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.14.2012 | Business

A look at results from selected companies in the video games business: April 12: Market tracker NPD Group says U.S. retail sales of vid...

The Day The Music Died

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind "Guitar Hero" said Wednesday th...

The Privacy Wars I: Warcraft

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Noah Nelson There's no better way to r...

Video Game Company Starts Foundation To Help Vets Find Jobs

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind Guitar Hero and the Tony Hawk franchises announced it plans to donate $1 million on Tuesday to help...

Serial Litigant Stands Slim Chance Against Video Game Titans

Suann MacIsaac | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suann MacIsaac

In a society where parents fabricate the disappearance of their small child in the hopes of getting a reality television show, it should be no surprise that Erik Estavillo is seeking his fifteen minutes of fame.

Even Gaming Companies With Uptick In Sales Watch Their Stocks Slide

Epicenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

While retailers, manufacturers and tech companies are watching their holiday profits slip away, the gaming industry has been basking in impressive sal...

Blizzard Activision Deal Closes, Video Game Publishing Giant Born

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Video game publishers Activision and Vivendi announced this week that their merger -- in the news for months -- is official. The new company, Activisi...