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Call of Duty Ghosts official specs revealed

A while back we got some rumoured specs for Call of Duty Ghosts, which at the time a lot of us thought they were quite extreme with the recommended specs featuring a GTX 780. Well we still don’t have the official recommended specifications but we do have the official minimum …

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Activision Blizzard buys its freedom

Activision Blizzard has finally completed its buyback from parent company Vivendi, for a total of $8.2 billion, and has once again become an independent company, despite a stall in the process during the earlier days of October, where a share holder brought legal action against the publishing giant for not …

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Call of Duty Ghosts hates 32bit too

Ubisoft made the big announcement a few days ago that it would not be supporting 32bit operating systems with its upcoming titles: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Watch Dogs, as each requires upwards of 4GB of RAM to run properly. Well now it’s not the only one to leave …

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Destiny trailer, box art and beta access

Destiny, the long awaited game developed by ‘Halo’ creators, Bungie and its partner in crime: Activision, just got it’s first game-play trailer along with pre-order beta access details and box art. Destiny is an ambitious game with a persistent growing universe, which Bungie wants to expand over the next 10 …

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Activision Blizzard sale put on hold

Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s biggest game publishing companies, was set to buy itself out from parent company Vivendi, but that has now been stalled, due to a lawsuit from shareholder Douglas Hayes, which suggests that the sale could not be completed without unfairly enriching CEO of Activision Blizzard …

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Activision buys itself back from Vivendi for $8 billion

French multinational media firm, Vivendi, has announced that it is selling its 85 per cent stake in publishing giant Activision Blizzard, for a cool $8.2 (£5.3) billion. While this is obviously a fair chunk of change, the individual share price of $13.60 each, equates to a 10 per cent savings …

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Vivendi calls banks to broker Activision Blizzard sale

Activision Blizzard

Vivendi SA, the company with a 61 per cent stake in Activision Blizzard, has purportedly called in the assistance of both Barclays and Goldman Sachs to help facilitate and broker the sale of the publishing house, though to whom, is currently unknown. One of the rumours circulating around sites like …

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Activision rake in $381 million profit – Q1

Top brass at Activision are going to be cracking out the champagne as their Q1 profit reports are higher than expected. Their profit was a staggering $381 million USD which is even more impressive when you consider that the current economic climate has other high profile companies actually reporting losses. …

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