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2010-09-24 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that it has joined Change the Equation (CTEq), a corporate-led initiative to cultivate widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). First announced last week by President Obama, CTEq will not only achieve the President's Educate to Innovate campaign mission to increase private and philanthropic involvement in STEM education, but also will meet a critical...

2010-09-21 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), the interactive entertainment software industry's leading publisher, today announced it supports respondents in Schwarzenegger v. EMA (No. 08-1448) and has joined the historic alliance of film, music, publishing, advertising, journalism, creative guilds, software, comic books, and other media-related groups, as well as 10 state Attorneys General, numerous legal scholars and social science professionals...

2010-09-10 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce that D. Craig Blizzard of Blizzard Consulting Group will serve as a Panelist on the "Meeting of the Minds: Technology Perspective" session during GIL (Growth, Innovation & Leadership) 2010: Silicon Valley to be held September 12-14, 2010 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-08 15:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that Robert Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, Inc., will be speaking at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference on Wednesday, September 15 at 11:15 am (PT) at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, CA. Mr. Kotick's remarks will be broadcast over the Internet. To access the webcast, please log on to www.activisionblizzard.com...

2010-09-03 16:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that Thomas Tippl, Chief Operating Officer of Activision Blizzard, Inc., will be presenting at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Technology Conference on Wednesday, September 15 at 9:50 am (PT) at the Westin San Francisco Market Street in San Francisco. Mr. Tippl's remarks will be broadcast over the Internet. To access the webcast, please log on to www.activisionblizzard.com or:...

2010-08-23 20:00:00

SHANGHAI, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and NetEase.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) today announced that World of Warcraft(R): Wrath of the Lich King(TM), the second expansion for Blizzard Entertainment's award-winning subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will launch in mainland China on August 31, 2010. "We appreciate the continued passion and support that Chinese players have shown for World of Warcraft, and we're working...

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2010-08-03 14:40:00

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that its StarCraft II "Wings of Liberty" game sold 1 million copies within the first 24 hours of its release. The company said in a statement Tuesday that 1.5 million copies of the game were sold in the first 48 hours, making it the fastest-selling strategy title ever. "We're pleased that so many people around the world have already picked up a copy of the game, and we look forward to welcoming even more players to Battle.net in the weeks and months...

2010-08-02 15:15:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced that during the quarter ended June 30, 2010, life-to-date map packs for the Call of Duty® franchise surpassed 20 million units. Call of Duty remains the #1 best-selling first-person action franchise in the U.S. and Europe, according to The NPD Group, Charttrack and GfK, and has consistently raised the bar for the video game industry with its innovative and...

2010-07-27 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The legendary battle between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS rages on as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that the Transformers(TM): War for Cybertron Map and Character Pack is available now for download on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Based on Hasbro's iconic TRANSFORMERS brand, the...

2010-07-19 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2010 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 5, 2010. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Thursday, August 5, 2010 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to...