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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 23:00:55

iLeagueofLegends.com, the leading news and updates on all the popular online role-playing game League of Legends, can reveal that the game is just overtaken World of Warcraft to become the most popular online game at the moment. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 iLeagueofLegends.com, the leading news and updates on all the popular online role-playing game League of Legends, can reveal that the game is just overtaken World of Warcraft to become the most popular online game at the moment....

2012-08-01 02:31:19

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetEase, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter 2012 on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, after the close of the U.S. markets. The earnings teleconference call with simultaneous webcast will take place at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, August 16, 2012). NetEase's management will be on the call to discuss the...

Diablo III Sets First Day New Sales Record for PC Games
2012-05-24 06:31:47

Blizzard Entertainment announced Wednesday that Diablo 3, their newest action/role-playing video game for PCs, has sold more than 3.5 million copies in the first 24 hours following its release, setting a new sales record for the platform. Furthermore, according to Brian Crecente of The Verge, that figure doesn't include an additional 1.2 million gamers who received  Diablo III for free after signing up for a one-year subscription to another Blizzard title, the massively multiplayer...

2012-05-02 02:24:44

BEIJING, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- NetEase, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTES) today announced that it will report its financial results for the first quarter 2012 on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, after the close of the U.S. markets. The earnings teleconference call with simultaneous webcast will take place at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 (Beijing/Hong Kong Time: 9:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2012). NetEase's management will be on the call to discuss the quarterly results...

2012-03-29 02:28:35

BEIJING, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetEase.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, today announced that it has received shareholder approval at the Company's extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (EGM) to change its corporate name from "NetEase.com, Inc." to "NetEase, Inc." The EGM was held on March 29, 2012 at the Company's office in Beijing. NetEase's business operations encompass an increasingly diversified...

World of Warcraft To Go Mobile?
2012-03-22 06:46:36

World of Warcraft (WOW) may be moving onto mobile devices such as iPhones or tablet PC´s, according to a BBC News report. Currently the only official mobile app related to WOW is a free Mobile Armoury app that helps players keep track of characters and adventures. The concern in going mobile is shrinking the interface, John Lagrave told Eurogamer. He said, “Maybe we´ll stumble on the great way to put WOW on the phone – maybe we won´t, but we´re certainly...

2012-03-20 14:20:43

SHANGHAI, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Blizzard Entertainment (NASDAQ: ATVI) and NetEase.com (NASDAQ: NTES) today announced that they will continue their existing cooperation on Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft(®) in mainland China. The new license will continue for an additional three years following the expiration of the current license agreement. The companies have been working together to bring World of Warcraft to Chinese gamers since 2009....

2012-03-07 06:00:00

BEIJING, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NetEase.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES), one of China's leading Internet and online game services providers, today announced that it will hold an Extraordinary Meeting of General Shareholders (EGM) on March 29, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Beijing time. The purpose of this meeting is to vote on a special resolution to change the Company name from "NetEase.com, Inc." to "NetEase, Inc." The Company and its Board of Directors believe the proposed...

Job Cuts For Activision Blizzard
2012-03-01 05:38:03

Activision Blizzard announced that the company was laying off 600 employees globally. The company makes World of Warcraft (WOW) and has seen a drop-off of subscribers recently. The company announced that ninety percent of the layoffs come from divisions unrelated to game development, meaning that no developers for WOW will be affected by the financial decision. Subscribers to the virtual world are important for Activision. World of Warcraft is the company´s most profitable...