Vivendi Exit From Activision Stake Can Proceed

Delaware’s highest court Thursday struck down an injunction that has been holding up Vivendi SA’s exit from its control stake in videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc.


Activision to Buy Back Most of Vivendi’s Controlling Stake

Vivendi said it will continue to hold about 83 million shares, or 12 percent of the company.


EA Opening New Los Angeles Game Studio

Electronic Arts Inc., fresh off announcing it cut 10 percent of its workforce to trim costs, is investing in a new Los Angeles studio for its Stockholm-based DICE game developer with the goal of poaching talent from rivals like Activision Blizzard Inc.


Activision Warns on World of Warcraft

Despite a strong first quarter, Activision Blizzard Inc. said its cash cow World of Warcraft fantasy game is losing subscribers, and new videogame consoles may not lead to the sales growth some investors expect.


Activision Powers Through the Holiday

Activision Blizzard Inc. had a merry holiday, with strong sales of its marquee war-simulation game as well as its new toy titles.

Activision’s Call of Duty Sales Hit $500 Million on Day One

That’s more than double the $220 million in sales that Halo 4 achieved last week.

Activision’s New High Score Includes Record Revenue and Profit in Q3

As expected, Activision blew expectations out of the water in the third quarter.

Kaboom! Activision Likely to Blow Away Third-Quarter Expectations.

The Call of Duty videogame publisher is expected to have another quarter of explosive growth.

Despite the Rise of Digital, the Videogames Business Is Not All Fun and Games

Consumers are spending less than they used to, and there are more titles and platforms than ever.

Activision Easily Bests Forecasts in Challenging Videogame Market

With three best-selling games and soaring digital revenue, Activision Blizzard reported profits, though stock is trading down on revenue loss.