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2012-01-19 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its fourth quarter and calendar year 2011 results after the close of the market on Thursday, February 9, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Thursday, February 9, 20121:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to the call, please log...

2012-01-02 08:00:00

Diablo3.org, a Diablo 3 fan site, is giving away free Diablo 3 games every month to their most prominent posters. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2012 Diablo 3 fans should be excited to hear that Diablo3.org is giving away free Diablo 3 games every month to their most prominent posters. This means, anyone who is active on the Diablo 3 forum gets a chance to win. Also, Diablo3.org is giving away random games at random times. Diablo3.org is a forum and chat site for Diablo 3 fans....

2011-12-22 16:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced that the Los Angeles Superior Court has denied a motion brought by Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) for summary judgment, thereby permitting Activision to proceed to trial on its $400 million contract-interference suit against EA.. At a hearing held yesterday, December 21, 2012, Judge Elihu Berle denied EA's motion,...

2011-12-14 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skylanders Spyro's Adventure adds yet another imaginative dimension to kids' social play with the beta launch of Skylanders Spyro's Universe(SM), a vast virtual world for kids to engage with Skylanders characters and their fellow players. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), today pulled back the curtain on this dramatic expansion of the franchise, further...

2011-12-12 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare(TM) 3 crossed the $1 billion mark in sales since its launch on November 8, 2011, according to Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information. Highlighting the trend of interactive entertainment gaining a greater hold of audiences worldwide, the game...

2011-12-07 11:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An all-new Spider-Man is poised to bring the action back to New York City as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and Marvel Entertainment, LLC announce The Amazing Spider-Man(TM) video game, planned to launch summer 2012 tied to Sony Picture Entertainment's upcoming feature film of the same name. Created as an epilogue story occurring entirely after the...

2011-12-01 13:34:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty® Zombies experience continues on the Apple iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch, as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), launches Call of Duty®: Black Ops Zombies today. Adapted from Treyarch's best-selling console hit, Call of Duty®: Black Ops, and built specifically for Apple mobile devices, Call of...

2011-11-30 14:12:00

<font size="2" face="Arial"></font> NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Star of NBC's "Chuck," voice actor for "Fallout: New Vegas" and "Halo: Reach," owner of the nerd culture site www.TheNerdMachine.com and video game super fan Zachary Levi will host Spike TV's 2011 "Video Game Awards" (#VGA). Telecasting from Los Angeles, CA and featuring some of the most notable names in video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more, the two-hour event honoring...

2011-11-30 08:00:00

CALABASAS, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), the professional video games organization advancing the artistic values of the interactive entertainment community, today announced that Frank Pearce has been appointed to the AIAS' Board of Directors effective immediately. Pearce is a cofounder and executive vice president of product development at Blizzard Entertainment, where he plays a critical role in the development of all Blizzard...

2011-11-11 07:10:00

Call of Duty Endowment Announces $250,000 Grant to Benefit National Chamber Foundation's 'Hiring our Heroes' Veteran Employment Program WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to ensure our military heroes have stable employment upon their return from active duty, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and publisher of the best-selling Call of Duty® video game franchise, announced on...