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2013-08-13 08:26:12

Community and Social Leader Expanding With Addition of Industry Veteran LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Step 3, a leading public relations, community and social media agency, today announced that the company is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Founded in 2003 by Neil Wood and Jon Lenaway, Step 3 became a pioneer in digital and community public relations campaigns when it introduced its proprietary intelligent elevation platform, a data driven system that allows brands...

2013-03-20 12:30:40

New veterans' unemployment numbers underscore need to help veterans find jobs WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty(TM) Endowment today announced $1,110,000 in grants to launch its new 'chapterization' model, a funding strategy whereby grants will be provided to organizations that have the ability to scale their operations by opening new, regional offices--or chapters--that offer employment services to veterans. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2012-12-17 12:22:27

Partnering with Clear Channel Stations in 12 Markets across the Country to Identify Local 501(c)(3) Organizations Supporting Veterans One Winner per Market to Receive $1,000 Grant from the Call of Duty Endowment and Special Edition Dog Tag WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing's the Call of Duty Endowment announced today the launch of the '12 Days of Thanks: Endowment Honor Roll' that will recognize one local 501(c)(3) organization that goes above...

Activision Black Ops II First Day Sales Breaking Records
2012-11-17 05:39:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Within its first 24 hours of availability, Call of Duty: Black Ops II has already netted $500 million in sales. This is a new record, according to the game maker Activision Blizzard, and proves once more that the annual release of a new Call of Duty title is “the biggest entertainment launch of the year.” Black Ops II has easily outsold another highly anticipated video game title – Microsoft´s Halo 4...

2012-11-07 16:30:06

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Third Quarter Nine Months ------------- ----------- 2012 Prior 2011 2012 2011 (in...

Skylanders Giants Released On Sunday
2012-10-22 04:15:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Its predecessor was one of the hottest selling software titles of 2011, and now Activision Blizzard is reportedly counting on big things from Skylanders: Giants, the second entry in a unique franchise that combines playing video games and collecting toys, this holiday season. Giants, the sequel to what the developers called "the best-selling kids title in 2011 and best-selling game of 2012 year to date" in a recent statement, was...

Call Of Duty Earns Activision A Huge War Chest
2012-08-03 11:48:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Call of Duty maker Activision has been doing well lately. Very well, in fact, as they´ve just announced their second quarter earnings for the period which ended in June. By the numbers, the largest independent game publisher was able to earn more and increase their revenue as well as raise their guidance for the full year. They were able to garner these numbers as the rest of the traditional video game industry is feeling...

2012-08-02 10:25:28

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Second Quarter -------------- 2012 Prior 2011 (in millions, except EPS) Outlook* ------------------------ --- GAAP $1,075...

2012-05-09 10:30:23

SANTA MONICA, Caif., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced better-than-expected financial results for the first quarter of 2012. First Quarter ------------- 2012 Prior 2011 (in millions, except EPS) Outlook* ------------------------ ------- GAAP $1,172...

2012-03-20 02:20:06

General Jones Will Serve as Co- Chairman of Non-Profit Focused on Veterans' Employment WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing's Call of Duty Endowment announced today that former United States National Security Advisor General James L. Jones USMC (ret.) will join as co-chairman of the non-profit corporation. General Jones, currently a Fellow at the National Chamber of Commerce and President of Jones Group International, brings over 40 years of...