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  • 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,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as expected, and following a report on the labor market that was stronger than expected. Futures rose on relief that the election results were clear, with the upcoming Senate majority party not in doubt.

  • Early Movers: TWX, ATVI, PBPB, TRIP, GE & more Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 7:55 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- U.S. stock index futures were higher on Wednesday after the Republican Party took control of the Senate in the midterm elections, as had been expected, while investors looked ahead to data expected to show improvement in the labor market. *Futures rose on relief that the election results were clear, with the upcoming Senate majority party not in...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 4- Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year 2014 forecast after posting better-than-expected third-quarter results on robust sales of "Destiny" and a jump in "World of Warcraft" subscribers. Activision, also known for its "Skylanders" and "Diablo" games, raised its 2014 non-GAAP revenue forecast to $4.8 billion and said it...

  • After-hours buzz: FireEye, Potbelly, Zulily & more Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: FireEye, Potbelly, Zulily & more

  • Falling oil prices may weigh on Wall Street again Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    Oil traders on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange.

    U.S. indexes looked set to open slightly lower on Tuesday, but tumbling oil prices likely to weigh again on Wall Street.

  • Activision goes big with latest Call of Duty Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    A screen image from "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare"

    After last year's "Call of Duty: Ghosts" stumbled, analysts wonder if consumer fatigue may finally be hitting the franchise.

  • Get 'em while you can: The hottest holiday toys Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Every big retailer and toy review site has its own hot toy list. Here's where they intersect on predictions of this season's hard-to-find toys.

  • Instagram launches video ads for your eyes only Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Users will begin seeing advertisements from Activision, Lancome, Disney, the CW and Banana Republic. NBC News reports.

  • Oct 28- A U.S. judge has dismissed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against Activision Blizzard Inc over his depiction in the popular videogame "Call of Duty: Black Ops II." Judge William Fahey of Los Angeles Superior Court granted Activision's special motion to strike the case, under a California statute that seeks to prevent lawsuits...

  • Judge dismisses Manuel Noriega 'Call of Duty' suit Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:29 PM ET
    Manuel Noriega speaks in 1988 during the presentation of colors to the San Miguel Arcangel de San Miguelito volunteer battalion in Panama City, Panama.

    Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against the makers of "Call of Duty" has been dismissed.

  • Early Movers: DD, PFE, AET, TWTR, MSG, WMT & more Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 8:07 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Wal-Mart takes big plunge into used game business Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Wal-Mart, which took the plunge into the used video game business in March, is leveling up.