Posts Tagged ‘Industry’
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Vivendi Is Selling Half Its Stake in Call of Duty Publisher Activision Blizzard

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/22/2014
Various media outlets are reporting that French media company Vivendi is selling half its remaining interest in Activision Blizzard, the company that publishes your favorite shooters and also has its hands in little indie games you may have heard of, like the Skylanders series and World of Warcraft. It’s selling 41.5 million of its remaining shares […]
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The Walking Dead Is a Big Moneymaker for AMC

by Shawn Hopkinson 05/09/2014
When you have a hit show like The Walking Dead, you should make a lot of money. You’ve seen all those commercials, right? And largely thanks to The Walking Dead, AMC is making a lot of money, but its search for another hit of the same size has been costly. According to Time: The network’s […]

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COD Ghosts Achieves $1 Billion in Retail Sales on Day One

by Eileen Cruzon 11/06/2013
COD Ghosts clocked in $1 Billion in retail sales on day one of the FPS’ release, according to a press release from Activision. The game launched at midnight, Tuesday morning to over 15,000 stores worldwide. According to the Activision press release, COD Ghosts is currently #1 on Xbox Live. The publisher also confirmed that average […]
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COD Ghosts is "review proof"

by Eileen Cruzon 11/06/2013
Reviews of COD Ghosts will have minimal impact on game sales in spite of waning interest from critics in the franchise’s yearly releases, according to Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz. In an interview with GameIndustry, Cruetz said, “We think CoD has become such an embedded franchise that it is somewhat review-proof.” As the Call […]