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Destiny 2 launches on PC and console September 8, ‘and there will be a ton of loot’

As teased and prodded and hinted at all week, Destiny 2 is official, and we've finally got a trailer to go with it. Expect...

Activision-Blizzard Q4 2016: Record quarter for Blizzard thanks to World of Warcraft and Overwatch

Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financial reports have gotten boring since the companies decided to stop reporting World of Warcraft subscribers in 2015, am I right? But in...
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Blizzard sells toys, ZeniMax buys VR studio, and Jagex brings RuneScape to Amazon Echo

Consider this your triple dose of MMO industry news for the day so that you can be the talk of the water cooler tomorrow. Activision...
It's just like Magic: the Gathering, but without any cards your friends can destroy like jerks.

Blizzard’s new book publishing company is bringing back oldies but goodies

Remember last year when Activision Blizzard announced it was getting into the entertainment business with its movie production studio? It's also getting into the...

Global Chat: How SWTOR could fix its expansion missteps

Debate and discussion continue in the MMO blogosphere over SWTOR's Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion, with many writers criticizing the expansion's format and...

Activision-Blizzard Q3 2016: Blizzard claims ‘biggest quarterly online player community in its history’

Activision-Blizzard's Q3 2016 financial report PR just released, surprising no one with record-setting piles of money and success. "The Activision and Blizzard segments had record...
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Tencent, Activision Blizzard, and EA among top-grossing game companies this year so far

If someone were to ask you which video game company was absolutely dominating the revenue charts in 2016, what would you say? Unless you...

Jennifer Hale argues in favor of voice actor strike

If you play video games with sound on, you've probably heard Jennifer Hale's voice more than once: She's a voice actress with countless credits...

Superdata: WoW now charges a full monthly sub in China

Superdata's digital games market report for August 2016 landed in our inbox today. Those of you who've been consistently frustrated and confused over the...

Superdata: WoW, Lineage, SWTOR, TERA, and Blade & Soul top April P2P online games revenues

Superdata has a new seasonal report out on the state of the digital games market. The research firm's April figures show that World of...
Are we doing the time warp?

Activision-Blizzard Q1 2016: Activision-Blizzard posts results ahead of WoW Legion, Overwatch

Activision-Blizzard's first quarter 2016 financial report just hit the internet, and the company is declaring "better-than-expected" financial results. "For the quarter ended March 31, 2016,...
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Hearthstone announces 50 million registered players

The latest Hearthstone expansion release coincides with another bombshell for the game, with an official announcement from Activision Blizzard boasting that the game has...

Activision Blizzard completes acquisition of King Digital Entertainment

Corporate acquisitions take a while, but Activision Blizzard has completed its acquisition of King Digital Entertainment, a deal which was first announced back in...
You may be my old favorite, but you don't get a free pass.

WoW Factor: Being positive vs. being honest in games criticism

Today's column is about the time I tackled my father and stormed out of the house. It is also about World of Warcraft. It...

Activision-Blizzard Q4 2015: WoW sees ‘growth,’ Legion still on track for summer

Activision-Blizzard has posted its Q4 2015 financial report, touting record digital revenues up 20% year over year, thanks in part to game exports to Chinese...

Vivendi sells all of its shares of Activision Blizzard for $1.1 billion

Breaking up is always hard to do -- unless, of course, there's a whole ton of money in the mix to make you feel...

Activision-Blizzard’s TV and movie studio taps creative lead

Back in November, Activision-Blizzard announced it was launching a TV and movie studio to build out its franchises. Former Disney exec Nick van Dyk...

Activision Blizzard buys e-sports company assets for $46M

Does Activision Blizzard see the business world as one big garage sale from which to cherry-pick deals? It certainly seems so, as the company has...

MMO Year in Review: Blizzard’s big plans (November 2015)

This year, we're taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we head...
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Alleged copyright infringer accuses Blizzard of copyright infringement

Blizzard is amping up its assault on gold-selling-and-bot-distributing company Bossland GmbH. The World of Warcraft maker was defeated by the German court system back...