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  • Feb 5- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc, known for its "Call of Duty" and "Destiny" titles, forecast revenue for the first quarter below market estimates, factoring in the impact of a strengthening dollar. Shares of Activision Blizzard, also known for its "World of Warcraft," "Skylanders" and "Diablo" games, were down 8.3 percent in extended trading on Thursday.

  • Feb 5- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc, known for its "Call of Duty", "Destiny" and "World of Warcraft" titles, forecast revenue for the first quarter below the average analyst expectation, factoring in the impact of a strengthening dollar. Shares of Activision Blizzard, also known for its "Skylanders" and "Diablo" games, fell 7.8 percent in extended trading on...

  • REFILE-Activision Blizzard revenue forecast misses Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    Feb 5- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc, known for its "Call of Duty," "Destiny" and "World of Warcraft" titles, forecast revenue for the first quarter below average analyst expectation, factoring in the impact of a strengthening dollar. Activision earns about half of its revenue from outside the United States. Analysts on average were expecting profit of 18...

  • Activision Blizzard profit more than doubles Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:20 PM ET

    Feb 5- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc, known for its "Call of Duty," "Destiny" and "World of Warcraft" titles, forecast revenue for the first quarter below average analyst expectation, factoring in the impact of a strengthening dollar. Activision earns about half of its revenue from outside the United States. Analysts on average were expecting profit of 18...

  • Stocks close up sharply, boosted by Greece and oil Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on encouraging news from the Eurozone and stronger oil prices.

  • Investment firm buys Sony's online gaming division Monday, 2 Feb 2015 | 3:12 PM ET
    An image from "PlanetSide 2."

    Columbus Nova is expanding its footprint in video games. The investment firm has purchased Sony Online Entertainment.

  • Here are the best earnings season trades left Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:01 AM ET
    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Credit: Activision-Blizzard) -

    The year-end holiday boost makes video game and semiconductor stocks top trades for the second half of earnings season, analysis suggests.

  • Midday movers: BP, Chevron, Qualcomm & more Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Video games spring back on strong console sales Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    A customer poses with three new Xbox One video games after purchasing them in Los Angeles.

    The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.

  • Lightning Round: This company's in the sweet spot Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:55 PM ET

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Is the best-selling video game losing steam? Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    People on staircase with ad for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in New York.

    Compared with last year's "Call of Duty" game, sales of this year's "Advanced Warfare" version don't seem to make it as much of a smash hit.

  • Porn and gamers team up in eSports sponsorship Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Team YP

    YouPorn, one of the largest streaming porn sites, extends its reach into the video game world with a six-month sponsorship of a Madrid-based team.

  • A new cooking app that works like your car's GPS Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    SideChef app

    SideChef, an app designed for amateur cooks, helps teach step-by-step recipe basics to would-be chefs.

  • Activision settles investor suit for record $275 mln Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    Nov 19- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard reached a record $275 million settlement over a lawsuit by a shareholder who opposed the company's 2013 deal to acquire its stock that was held by Vivendi SA. The lawsuit by Activision shareholder Anthony Pacchia was prompted by the $8 billion deal in 2013 in which Activision and an investor group known as ASAC...

  • Hot new video games to shine this holiday season Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    People walk past a billboard advertising the latest installment of 'Call of Duty' video game near Times Square in New York on November 6, 2014.

    A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.

  • World of Warcraft faces decline as gamers shift Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 2:11 PM ET
    Screen from World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

    World of Warcraft remains a huge moneymaker for Activision Blizzard, but the decade-old title is shedding subscribers as video game market evolves.

  • 10 must-have video games this holiday season Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Halo: The Master Chief Collection

    Here are 10 high quality video games that will make perfect gifts for the 2014 holidays.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with both the S&P 500 and Dow advancing to records, after Republicans took control of the Senate, allaying fears of drawn-out runoffs and raising investor hopes for more business- and energy-friendly policies. If we had uncertainty around the result, that would have been a cause for concern, "said John Canally, chief...

  • *Time Warner rises after results, TripAdvisor plunges. NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow advancing to a record after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a stronger-than-anticipated report on the labor market. Equities rose on relief that election results were clear, with the...

  • *Time Warner rises after results, TripAdvisor plunges. NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow advancing to a record high after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a stronger-than-anticipated report on the labor market. Equities rose on relief that the election results were clear,...