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FOSTER CITY, Calif.— It feels like a well-armed Christmas morning at Sledgehammer Games. Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield, co-founders of the video game studio responsible for the next "Call of Duty" installment, are excitedly unwrapping virtual goodies in the chummy meeting room that connects their offices: a pistol with a polycarbonate grip!
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year 2014 forecast, citing better-than-expected second quarter results and expectations of strong sales for upcoming titles like "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Destiny."
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Noriega was military dictator of Panama from 1983 to 1989. He was an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, according to historical accounts. He also worked with Colombian drug cartels and was eventually indicted in the United States on drug and racketeering charges.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision Blizzard for using his name and image in its "Call of Duty" video game series.
After a streaming porn site offered to sponsor competitive gaming, many gaming groups indicated the sponsorship could violate policies.
*Bollore to take reins on June 24. After selling three of its six businesses in the past year in a strategy overhaul, Vivendi, one of France's largest companies, has up to 10 billion euros to remake itself depending on how much debt it is willing to take on.
There's so much going on at E3 that it's hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at.
Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
The excitement that surrounds new game systems often has a sweeping effect on share prices of companies in the video game space.
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, looking to expand the content their game offerings, are courting independent developers.
June 10- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc said it will release a PlayStation TV set-top box for $99 in North America this fall, through which users will be able to access movies and TV episodes from the PlayStation store.
With Sony's PlayStation outselling Microsoft's Xbox One, the pressure is on for Microsoft to show it has the new games to boost sales of its console.
With the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, there's a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and it's not Call of Duty for a change.
Plenty of upstarts are looking to steal traditional game makers' thunder at the annual E3 trade show.
May 21- Activision Blizzard Inc said Vivendi S.A. will sell 41.5 million of the videogames publisher's shares, as part of a planned stake sale announced by the French conglomerate last July.