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2014-04-07 08:37:15

New multi-year global agreement to create Heroes of the Storm(TM) gaming headsets VALHALLA, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the games industry, today announced a new multi-year licensing agreement with Blizzard Entertainment around the highly anticipated Heroes of the Storm(TM) multiplayer game. As part of the agreement, Turtle Beach will develop PC gaming headsets for both elite and recreational players. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio...

2014-03-26 23:04:14

Contribution to Help Grant the Wishes of Children With Life-threatening Medical Conditions Around the World PHOENIX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Today Make-A-Wish® announced a $1 million donation from Blizzard Entertainment, a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software. The donation is based on 50 percent of the total sales in several different countries during November and December 2013 of a special in-game pet, the Alterac Brew Pup, for Blizzard's award-winning...

World Of Warcraft Loses 600,000 Subscribers
2013-07-29 17:46:31

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The population of Azeroth has fallen and its leaders aren't sure if they will get people to come back to the lush world that promises adventure. Azeroth is the world created by Activision Blizzard for its World of Warcraft video game franchise. Recent reports put the subscriber base for the current World of Warcraft at 7.7 million. The game had 12 million players in 2010, Maximum PC reported. The report, which puts the subscriber base...

2013-07-08 08:25:21

Deceptively simple, insanely fun free-to-play strategy card game from the creators of Warcraft® coming to PC and iPad® SHANGHAI, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) and NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced an agreement to license Blizzard Entertainment's Hearthstone((TM)): Heroes of Warcraft((TM)) to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China for a term of three years. The companies have been collaborating since 2008 to bring...

Activision Brings Next-Gen Video Game Characters To Life
2013-03-29 11:58:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This week at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) some of the new video game animations looked a lot less like video games and a lot more real. Activision Blizzard offered a demonstration on Wednesday, which included next-generation rendering of characters that featured skin, facial expressions and eyes that were incredibly detailed and convincing. Part of the reason for this is that the characters' designs feature those flaws...

2013-01-14 23:02:25

With winter 2013 underway, blizzard conditions may be extremely hazardous. A severe weather restoration provider offers tips on staying safe when nature turns ugly. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of severe storm damage repair and restoration in the country, is offering tips on proper safety procedures for winter weather conditions. With the winter of 2013 in full swing and major weather conditions forecast for many areas of the country...

2012-10-11 07:25:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its third quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Wednesday, November 7, 2012 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to the call, please log onto: http://investor.activision.com/events.cfm Or...

2012-09-02 23:02:45

The National Ski Patrol, with the aid of its patrol dogs, has a new ally on the mountains of North America. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 So maybe we won´t be seeing our furry friends in the unemployment line, but they won´t be armed with the elixir one might usually find around their neck. Technology created to save lives and placed in the right hands, or in some cases breed of dog, will no doubt create a natural partnership. Blizzard Protection System, an unmatched...

2012-07-12 10:23:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its second quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Thursday, August 2, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Thursday, August 2, 20121:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to the call, please log onto: http://investor.activision.com/events.cfm Or dial:U.S....

2012-04-19 02:27:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) intends to release its first quarter 2012 results after the close of the market on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Activision Blizzard will host a conference call that will be broadcast over the Internet. Wednesday, May 9, 2012 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) To listen to the call, please log onto: http://ir.activisionblizzard.com/events.cfm Or dial: U.S....