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Activision Blizzard acquires Candy Crush creator for $5.9 billion

Activision Blizzard, the gaming company known for franchises like Call of Duty, Warcraft, and Guitar Hero, has acquired King Digital Entertainment for $ 5.9 billion. The Candy Crush creator boasts one of the largest networks of players on mobile, with a staggering 474 million active users a month. King has enjoyed incredible success on Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms with the Candy Crush series, as well as […]

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Activision commits to Apple TV with big console games

One of the biggest video gaming companies ever has just affirmed its support for the new Apple TV, itself just revealed this week by Apple. Activision wrote a blog post detailing the games it will bring Skylanders SuperChargers, Guitar Hero Live, and Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved to Apple TV, which shows a confidence in […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Call Of Duty: Strike Team Creator Closed By Activision

The Blast Furnace, the development studio responsible for Call of Duty: Strike Team, is being closed by Activision. The studio was originally expected to handle all future Call of Duty mobile games, but its 47 staff are now facing redundancy. “Having explored a range…

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