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  • EA settlement with Activision involved 'little or no' money

    EA settlement with Activision involved 'little or no' money
    The 11th-hour settlement between Electronic Arts Inc. and Activision Blizzard Inc. in the billion-dollar lawsuit over the Call of Duty video game franchise involved "little or no" money changing hands, according to an analyst. The surprise settlement,...
  • Key documents unsealed in Activision Call of Duty trial

    Key documents unsealed in Activision Call of Duty trial
    In summer 2009, Thomas Fenady was recruited for a secret mission called Project Icebreaker. Fenady, who maintains the computer systems for a major corporation, was instructed to hack into the email accounts of two employees and "dig up dirt" but "don't...
  • Activision pays $42 million to Call of Duty plaintiffs

     
    Days before it is expected to go to trial for a $1-billion lawsuit on its Call of Duty franchise, Activision Blizzard Inc. cut a $42-million check to several dozen game developers who are suing the company....
  • Activision calls in legal heavy artillery for Call of Duty trial

     
    Activision taps former Oklahoma City bombing prosecutor Beth Wilkinson as its trial attorney for its case against former Call of Duty developers....
  • Video game sales plunge 42% in April

     
    Video game sales took a nose dive in April, plunging a stomach-churning 42% compared with a year earlier as companies cranked out fewer releases than in April 2011....
  • Activision Blizzard halted slide in World of Warcraft subscribers

     
    Activision Blizzard said the number of subscribers to its World of Warcraft online game remained roughly the same at 10.2 million, for now halting a year-long trend of decline....
  • Occidental's Stephen Chazen tops list of value-generating CEOs

    Occidental's Stephen Chazen tops list of value-generating CEOs
    When it comes to creating value, Occidental Petroleum Corp. Chief Executive Stephen I. Chazen beats out other Southern California business leaders, according to a new report from Pepperdine University. Chazen helped his Los Angeles company pull in $3.4...
  • Tribeca 2012: Brett Ratner explains why he loves product placement

     
    Brett Ratner runs Brett Ratner Brands in addition to making films. The Tribeca Film Festival award jury member discusses how he came to embrace product placement....
  • Video game sales continue slide in March

     
    Video game sales plunged 25% in March....
  • THQ market value, once $2 billion, dips below $35 million

     
    THQ Inc., once one of the top five video game publishers in the world, has seen its market value plunge from $2 billion in 2007 to just $35 million. THQ's shares, which traded above $34 a share when the company was riding high, closed at 51 cents on...
  • Video game sales plunged 20% in February

     
    The video game industry continued to struggle in February, notching a 20% decline in combined hardware and software sales, according to NPD Group....