News tagged with game publishers

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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Late 'Madden' saps August video game sales

(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of video game hardware, software and accessories fell 21 percent in August to $649 million, according to market researcher NPD Group, partly because the popular "Madden NFL 12" released later in ...

dateSep 09, 2011 in Business
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Microsoft teams up with Japanese game studios

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. kicked off the Tokyo Game Show Thursday by unveiling plans to help Japanese game makers - recently seen as insular and lagging overseas competitors - to aggressively pursue a bigger share of the global ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Business
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