Let's just hope nobody else gets violent over this video game!
In just 16 days, Activision Blizzard's ultra-popular video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has grossed over $1 billion!
Avatar did it in 17 days. Wow.
Here's what Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick had to say about the major accomplishment:
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Dude sings like a lady and he did not sign up for that!
Adam Levine of The Voice and Maroon 5 is suing Activision over his avatar in Band Hero. In the game, a character using his likeness is used when a player reaches the band's hit She Will Be Loved in the game. That Adam agreed to.
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Sad. We know a lot of people who
wasted enjoyed a lot of hours rocking out with this game.
Activision Blizzard Inc. has announced they are ending the "Guitar Hero" franchise after a run of more than five years. Over the past year, the game has become an "unprofitable product" for the company, so they've opted to cut their losses.
The decision to end the franchise of musical video games will also mean a loss of about 500 jobs in its Activision Publishing business division.
Such a bummer.
Our condolences to all those who have lost their jobs and those who have lost their favorite past time.
[Image via WENN.]
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Holy shiz, geeks! Look what you did!
Video game company Activision Blizzard broke the single-day sales record for ANY entertainment release, after reportedly pulling in $360 MILLION for the new Call of Duty: Black Ops, which was released in North American and the UK on Tuesday.
INSANE! How does that even happen?
What do U think? Is that video game really that good?
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