Success for Activision – plaintiff had played too little “Call of Duty”.

“Serious Factual Misrepresentations and Errors”However, Sean Brooks is not the main character of the game, but Commander Nick Reyes, as “Kotaku” states. Also, while there is a scripted scene in a mall, it takes place in far-future Geneva, one of many locations in the game, and without Sean Brooks. Activision therefore rejected the allegations this … Read more

Attorney must indemnify Activision after lawsuit for not playing enough Call of Duty

In 2021, a curious lawsuit broke out in the US state of California. A company sued Call of Duty, because one claims to have discovered copyright infringements in the story campaign of “Infinite Warfare”. The lawsuit was so far-fetched that the lawyer responsible had to compensate Activision for not playing CoD enough. Infinite Warfare was … Read more

Microsoft taunts Activision Blizzard for pushing takeover

Microsoft has scolded Activision Blizzard, in an effort to accelerate the takeover dossier. In order to make the acquisition, Microsoft must obtain approval from the New Zealand Commerce Commission, the local competition authority. In official documents ahead of the Commission’s filing for approval, Microsoft coolly says that Activision Blizzard “doesn’t have any must-have games.” That … Read more

Diablo Dev Says Activision Is Back To Its Old Federation-Breaking Tricks

picture: A blizzard Nearly two months after Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick announced that the company would finally begin negotiating its first union contract with Alliance of Game Workers at Raven SoftwareBlizzard Albany staff, currently working on Diablo IV, says the publisher is back to try to bankrupt the syndicate. They accuse Activision Blizzard of … Read more

Call of Duty: Sony not happy about Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision

Brazilian government filings reveal how Sony really feels about Microsoft’s acquisition of Acitivision Blizzard, and with it Call of Duty. The Japanese are concerned that the merger could affect players’ decision on which console they choose in the future. It is a rarity for companies to reveal their true reasoning. But documents from the Brazilian … Read more

Microsoft defends its purchase claiming that Activision Blizzard games have nothing “unique”

The company believes that Activision Blizzard titles are not “must haves”. Although several months have passed since it was announced, Microsoft’s purchase of Activision Blizzard continues to generate a lot of conversation in the industry. This movement, which resulted in a transaction of $68.7 billionhas drawn the attention of regulatory bodies of the market that … Read more

Activision Blizzard accused of plagiarism because of the new fluffy skin for the operative Call of Duty: Warzone

© Activision’s latest update for Call of Duty: Warzone will bring the Terminator – both Arnold Schwarzenegger’s T-800 and Robert Patrick’s T-1000 – into a battle royale style shooter. Also in the fourth season of Warzone will be everyone’s favorite breed of huge fluffy dogs – the Samoyed, thanks to a new skin for the … Read more

Microsoft and Activision Blizzard takeover deal is under fire

Will a British antitrust investigation throw a spanner in the works for Microsoft to acquire game studio Activision Blizzard? Advertisement The British market watchdog has launched an investigation into the effects that a Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard could have on the gaming industry. The investigation should determine, among other things, whether the acquisition will … Read more

British authority is examining Microsoft’s takeover of Activision

The British competition authorities are examining Microsoft’s multi-billion takeover of the US computer and video game group. British competition watchdog completes $70 billion takeover of Activision Blizzard Microsoft under the magnifying glass. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced on Wednesday that it now has until September 1 to make a decision on whether the … Read more

Xbox talks about which Activision Blizzard games will be exclusive and details plans with Game Pass

Once the acquisition is complete, Microsoft will split between games with large communities and new projects. The purchase of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft rocked the video game industry earlier this year. From the announcement of the operation, many wonder what will xbox do with gamesespecially in relation to possible exclusivity for PC and company consoles. … Read more