Activision Blizzard is creating an eSports league of its own with competitive play of team-based shooter game "Overwatch," and a goal of building professional stars—possibly with big-league payouts.
Activision Blizzard Inc. wants to make eSports mainstream by bringing the video game competitions not to TV, but rather to the world's largest social media company.
The children of slain Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi will try to convince a French court Wednesday that the wildly popular video game "Call of Duty" defamed their father by representing him as a "barbarian".
The "Call of Duty" video game installment released in November went on to rule the market, becoming the top-selling title last year at retail outlets, according to industry tracker NPD Group.
The family of slain Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi are suing the makers of the popular video game "Call of Duty" for representing his character as a "barbarian", their lawyer said Thursday.
The latest "Call of Duty" video game boasted an opening weekend that blew away any other game, film, book or music debut this year, the company behind it said Wednesday.
Activision is widening the scope of e-sports competition for "Call of Duty" players.
Some closing craziness on the final day of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles:
The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour.
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.