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2014-10-09 20:21:24

SANTA MONICA, California, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capture Evil, Unleash Good! Skylanders Trap Team Lets Fans Trap and Play as Villains Skylanders Trap Team Revolutionizes the Gaming Industry, Offering the Full AAA Console Experience on Both Tablet and Console -- for the First Time Ever To celebrate the launch, a team of 'SkyTrappers' played Skylanders Trap Team at 12,500 feet (2.5...

2014-09-22 08:24:55

High Five Featured as First-Ever, Fan-Inspired Character in Skylanders Trap Team(TM) PLANO, Texas, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., today announced Phylicia Nakamoto, from Elk Grove, Calif., as the fan-selected winner of the Skylanders® "Choose and Name a New Hero" promotion. Her creatively-named video game character submission, High Five, is a royal dragonfly...

2014-08-13 12:25:15

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Packaged Console Gaming Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2133088/Global-Packaged-Console-Gaming-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Packaged Console GamesA video game is an electronic game that comprises a display device and platform. It works like an interactive computer with a user interface to generate the video display signal. Among the various types of video games...

2014-08-07 16:32:49

DUBLIN, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Packaged Console Gaming Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A video game is an electronic game that comprises a display device and platform. It works like an interactive computer with a user interface to generate the video display signal. Among the various types of video games available in the market, console and handheld games are the...

2014-07-25 08:28:07

- Experiential Partnership Brings One of the World's Most Successful Video Game Franchises of All Time1 to Major Markets Nationwide for 4th Consecutive Year - TEMPE, Ariz., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GameTruck Licensing, LLC announced today that it will bring Skylanders Trap Team(TM), the newest installment to the Skylanders® franchise to fans this summer through a nationwide tour with Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. The...

2014-06-17 08:34:00

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 16, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,321.11, up 0.24%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.03% higher, to finish the day at 16,781.01, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,937.78, up 0.08%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-05-27 08:24:23

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 23, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,185.81, up 0.76%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.38% higher at 16,606.27, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,900.53, up 0.42%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at 610.00,...

2014-05-20 08:26:32

Who Will Be The Next Skylanders® Hero? PLANO, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., today announced the three final Skylanders® character names to be voted on from the "Choose and Name a New Hero" contest. The joint promotion between Frito-Lay and Activision gives fans the unique opportunity to choose a new Skylanders character which will appear in the upcoming...

2014-04-01 08:26:37

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Monday, March 31, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,457.66, up 0.82% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,198.99, up 1.04%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.79% higher at 1,872.34. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session on a higher note. The S&P 500...

2014-02-25 08:37:11

Marks First Time Fans Are Given Opportunity to Create Skylanders Game Content; Winning Consumer Receives $100,000 Scholarship PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today announced a promotion that brings fans the ultimate way to get involved in the award-winning Skylanders® franchise. For the first time ever, Frito-Lay and Activision are...


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