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Call of Duty Mobile India Cup: Loco and Activision Blizzard partner to announce a gaming tournament with a prize pool of Rs 35 lakh
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Call of Duty Mobile India Cup: Loco and Activision Blizzard partner to announce a gaming tournament with a prize pool of Rs 35 lakh

The total prize pool for this is Rs 10 Lakhs, of which Rs 5 Lakhs will be given to the team who seals the first position.

Overwatch 2, Diablo IV, WoW Shadowlands and more announced at BlizzCon 2019
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Overwatch 2, Diablo IV, WoW Shadowlands and more announced at BlizzCon 2019

Here are all the biggest announcements and news that came out during Blizzard’s annual conference.

Call of Duty: Can Modern Warfare restore the franchise's somewhat tarnished glory?
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Call of Duty: Can Modern Warfare restore the franchise's somewhat tarnished glory?

Will the new Call of Duty prove to be the equivalent of a greatest hits album put out by a greedy, rights-retaining publisher to squeeze every last dime out of a dying property? Or will it signal the start of a fresh, refocused direction that will breathe new life into the series?

Activision Blizzard lays off close to 800 employees despite record 2018 results
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Activision Blizzard lays off close to 800 employees despite record 2018 results

Activision expects its revenue this year to fall by about 20 percent to $6.03 billion.

Netflix to reportedly hire new CFO from video game company Activision Blizzard
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Netflix to reportedly hire new CFO from video game company Activision Blizzard

Neumann has served in a variety of finance roles including at Walt Disney Co.

Revenue generated by mobile gaming industry crosses console and PC gaming industry
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Revenue generated by mobile gaming industry crosses console and PC gaming industry

The report points out that the mobile gaming market increased by 32 percent to reach about $38 billion in terms of revenue in 2016.

World’s largest video game retailer GameStop posts strong sales in first quarter
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World’s largest video game retailer GameStop posts strong sales in first quarter

GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of video games and gaming consoles, reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday.

Apple could aim at Tesla, Netflix or Walt Disney as potential takeover targets
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Apple could aim at Tesla, Netflix or Walt Disney as potential takeover targets

Citigroup listed seven companies as potential takeover targets for Apple Inc, including Netflix, Walt Disney, and Tesla Inc, as a way to put its cash hoard of more than $250 billion to work.

Starcraft: One of gaming's best RTS games is now free and scheduled for a 4K remaster
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Starcraft: One of gaming's best RTS games is now free and scheduled for a 4K remaster

There are barely a handful of iconic real-time-strategy (RTS) franchises left in gaming. The most prominent of those has to be Starcraft, and today, Blizzard announced a remaster.

Gaming companies rated
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Gaming companies rated "overweight" by Morgan Stanley after robust performance on Wall Street

Shares of video game maker Activision Blizzard and rival Electronic Arts extended months-long Wall Street rallies in September as investors eyed new versions of high-profile franchises such as "FIFA" and "Call of Duty," analysts said.

Pokémon Go buzz cools but the AR game is not out despite being down
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Pokémon Go buzz cools but the AR game is not out despite being down

Does "Pokémon Go" have a second act? The mobile phone app was an instant hit when it debuted in July. Crowds stampeded after a Vaporeon in Central Park and people fell off cliffs playing it in California.

Overwatch's sexual depiction of the Hindu Goddess Kali is just not cool
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Overwatch's sexual depiction of the Hindu Goddess Kali is just not cool

Overwatch is in the news again and this time, it’s for depicting a Hindu Goddess as an in-game hero.

Call of Duty creators, Activision, betting big on mobile advertising
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Call of Duty creators, Activision, betting big on mobile advertising

Now, with in-game advertising, Activision is set to tap a big revenue opportunity that should put to rest all doubts.

Activision command a 500 million strong user base with Candy Crush acquisition
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Activision command a 500 million strong user base with Candy Crush acquisition

Activision Blizzard announced that they’ve completed the acquisition of King Digital, the makers of Candy Crush Saga for $5.9 billion. With the completed acquisition, Activision Blizzard now commands a staggering user base of 500 million gamers, making it the “largest gaming network in the world.”

Activision Blizzard to Buy Candy Crush Maker for $5.9 Billion
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Activision Blizzard to Buy Candy Crush Maker for $5.9 Billion

Video game maker Activision Blizzard said it will buy "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Digital Entertainment for $5.9 billion (roughly Rs. 38,645 crores) to strengthen its games portfolio.

Court nixes ruling delaying Activision deal
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Court nixes ruling delaying Activision deal

The Delaware Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a judge's ruling that delayed the $8.2 billion sale of Vivendi's majority stake in Activision Blizzard...

World of Warcraft and expansion packs available at 75 percent discount
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World of Warcraft and expansion packs available at 75 percent discount

Blizzard has announced on its Battle.net blog that its insanely-famous MMORPG—World of Warcraft—is on sale, along with all of its expansion packs...

Disney goes to Infinity to turn around gaming unit
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Disney goes to Infinity to turn around gaming unit

When Walt Disney Co introduced its latest video game, Infinity, to the gaming faithful this week at the annual E3 gaming conference, it rented a Los Angeles...