Bobby Kotick is the Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard. Over the course of more than two decades under his leadership, Activision Blizzard has grown to become the world’s largest and most profitable western interactive entertainment company. Read More…
Maker of mega-entertainment franchises like World of Warcraft and Call of Duty encourages employees to “make fun” and “embrace their inner geek.” On the day of the annual release of Call of Duty, workers from all levels don costumes and participate in a company-wide squirt gun battle.
As for Activision, the company behind Call of Duty was credited for its improvements in diversity. “In an industry with a reputation for male-centricity, AB has set up a networking group where women can discuss their experiences and favorite games. The firm has also added more female avatars to its games,” Fortune wrote.
Veteran movie producer Stacey Sher has been named co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios, the upstart production unit that intends to build TV shows and movies out of intellectual property from one of the world’s biggest gaming companies.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming (MLG). MLG is a leader in creating and streaming premium live gaming events, organizing professional competitions and running competitive gaming leagues.
This is a 1983 TV commercial for Activision’s Pitfall! video game, featuring a young Jack Black.
Activision Christmas TV commercial from 1980’s, featuring Activision Decathlon and Enduro.
Activision Christmas TV commercial from 1980’s, featuring Pitfall! and Keystone Kapers.
Introducing the lineup of Activision franchises for Analyst Day Q4 2015: Call of Duty, Skylanders, Guitar Hero, and Destiny.