"Our values as employees are not accurately reflected in the words and actions of our leadership," the letter from Activision employees to execs said.
A recent lawsuit filed by California accuses Activision Blizzard of having a "frat boy" culture where women were routinely harassed.
California's employment agency said Activision Blizzard's female staff were subjected to "constant sexual harassment" and paid less for their work.
The fund is chaired by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who's said to have a keen interest in video games - especially "Call of Duty."
Nine companies have been repeat offenders on As You Sow's report detailing the 100 most overpaid CEOs, including Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, and IBM.
The kingdom's Public Investment Fund bought a $1.06 billion stake in Electronic Arts and a $1.4 billion stake in Activision Blizzard.
The video game industry will see outsized demand over the next year, and Activision Blizzard is well-positioned to benefit, Deutsche Bank said Tuesday. The bank’s analysts upgraded Activision Blizzard shares to “buy” from “hold,” and their new price target of $US90 per share implies a 10% climb over the next […]
With its new travelling schedule, the Overwatch League has achieved Activision Blizzard’s goal of creating an international esports competition. Thousands of fans have been showing up to live Overwatch League events and hundreds of thousands watch the league online every weekend on YouTube. In January, Activision agreed to a three-year, […]
The third season of Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch League will begin on February 8 with matches in New York City and Dallas. This year the esports league will travel to the home cities of all 20 teams, with stops in North America, Europe, South Korea, and China. Activision Blizzard recently signed […]
Activision Blizzard just launched the Call of Duty League with a weekend-long event at The Armory, a historic venue in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Call of Duty League has 12 teams based in the United States, Canada, and Europe, reportedly valued at $US25 million each. Each team will host a live […]
Google and Activision Blizzard just announced a new multi-year partnership that will make Activision’s popular esports broadcasts exclusive to YouTube. The deal follows a two-year, $US90 million deal Activision Blizzard signed with Amazon’s Twitch in January 2018 to make Twitch the official streaming platform of the Overwatch League, a professional […]
These massive companies made millions – in some cases, billions – in profits in 2018, but didn’t pay a dime in federal income taxes. Tax cuts passed by the Trump administration in 2017 have made it much easier for the big corporations like Amazon,IBM, and Netflix avoid paying income taxes. […]
Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty League is launching with 12 teams, and the kick-off weekend will be held from January 24 to January 26 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 12 Call of Duty League franchises reportedly paid $US25 million or more to secure their place in the Call of Duty League, […]
Blizzard Entertainment held its annual fan conference,BlizzCon, from November 1 to November 3, welcoming thousands of gamers to the Anaheim Convention Centre. BlizzCon is a thorough celebration of the company’s iconic video game franchises, offering trailers and game announcements and giving attendees a chance to demo upcoming releases. After three […]
BlizzardEntertainment’s president, J. Allen Brack, said over the weekend that he would “accept accountability” for a controversy involving a professional gamer who supported the protests in Hong Kong. Last month, Blizzard’s parent company, Activision Blizzard, received a letter from a bipartisan group of US lawmakers accusing Blizzard of censoring the […]
The most popular video games generate billions of dollars each year, out-earning the highest-grossing movies and albums. We’ve listed the 10 best-selling games in the US according to the NPD Group, which began tracking video game sales data in 1995. The list includes hits like “WiiFit” and “Guitar Hero 3.” […]
“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” generated more than $US600 million in sales during its first three days. It’s Activision Blizzard’s most successful digital launch of all time, setting sales records on PC and PlayStation 4. “Modern Warfare” uses a new engine with photo-realistic graphics. The game also allows players on […]