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'Call of Duty' blasts past $10 bn in sales

Blockbuster military shooter video game "Call of Duty" has blasted past $10 billion in lifetime sales, propelled by demand for the latest installment in the 11-year-old franchise.

dateNov 20, 2014 in Business
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US court delays $8.2B Vivendi-Activision deal

A U.S. court has delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. back to the video game maker and an investor group led by CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly.

dateSep 19, 2013 in Business
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Record sales for latest 'Call of Duty' game

The latest installment of the blockbuster video game "Call of Duty" raked in more than $500 million in the first 24 hours, making it "the biggest entertainment launch of the year," its publisher said Friday.

dateNov 16, 2012 in Software
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Activision 3Q earnings soar, 2011 outlook raised

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income nearly tripled thanks to strong demand for its video games. The company also raised its full-year outlook on the heels of Tuesday's launch of ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Business
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Fans set sights on first 'Call of Duty' convention

(AP) -- The inaugural "Call of Duty XP" convention more closely resembled Disneyland than an actual battleground as the two-day event celebrating the shoot-'em-up video game franchise took flight Friday at ...

dateSep 02, 2011 in Software
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New 'Call of Duty' blasts last year's sales record

(AP) -- "Call of Duty: Black Ops" shattered entertainment records this week when it raked in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale, once again proving that video games have cemented their place in our ...

dateNov 11, 2010 in Business
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