News tagged with call of duty

'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.

Nov 20, 2014
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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.

Sep 19, 2013
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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.

Nov 16, 2012
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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 ...

Nov 08, 2011
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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 ...

Sep 02, 2011
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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 ...

Nov 11, 2010
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Activision studio hangs hopes on new 'Call of Duty'

Mark Lamia, as the head of Treyarch Studio, is used to late nights overseeing the creation of what's likely to be the biggest video game of the holidays, "Call of Duty: Black Ops." But on a Monday in late October, Lamia stuck ...

Nov 09, 2010
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