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Activision head Bobby Kotick positive but unsure on Vita; sees Wii U as 'really necessary' for Nintendo

When Bobby Kotick's not busy making appearances in major motion pictures alongside Brad Pitt, he heads up Call of Duty publisher Activision. And as head of one of the largest (if not the largest) third-party game publisher, what he says about the future of various consoles can have some major...

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Bungie's next game is 'massively multiplayer'

There are a lot of rumors surrounding Bungie's mysterious next project. With the Halo torch passed on, many are curious as to what Bungie's first project with Activision will entail -- and what genres it might straddle. It appears the answer is that the unnamed franchise will be a massively...

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Bungie denies claim of Activision-mandated layoffs, keeps mum on 'Destiny' MMOFPS talk

Bungie has issued a terse denial of reported contractor layoffs spurred by Activision, the studio's long-term publishing partner. One of the alleged contractors, who claimed to be "let go for no reason," detailed the supposed account to Kotaku Australia. "We were given no warning," the source said....

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Bungie enlisting beta testers with chance to get in on secret project

Look, it's likely that Bungie's next game is going to be a casual, monster-collecting/kart-racing/trivia/MMA fighting game. Don't you want to get in on that -- on the ground floor? You could be among the first to try Bungie's upcoming, unannounced opus by signing up to become a "Bungie Beta Tester"...

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EA had 'extensive conversations' with Bungie before Activision partnership

What, did you think the company that created Halo only had one gentleman suitor after parting ways with Microsoft? Don't be silly -- the studio, which recently formed a ten-year partnership with publishing supergiant Activision, was also approached by EA last year. David DeMartini, general manager...

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Activision to fund costs of Bungie project, which will occupy nearly 200 staff

Reporting today on first quarter 2010 earnings, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick devoted some airtime to the publisher's ten-year "alliance" with Bungie. Speaking to investors during a conference call, Kotick described Bungie's new IP for Activision, which is in pre-production, as "unlike...

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Bungie: We had to break through Infinity Ward 'noise' for Activision news

Though many have speculated that today's Bungie-Activision partnership announcement was timed to help distract from the ongoing exodus from Activision darling Infinity Ward, the Halo dev insists that wasn't the case. In fact, Bungie's Joseph Staten said the developer was more concerned with the...

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Interview: Bungie discusses Activision, its 'new universe,' and what happens to Reach

If it seems like all you've read about today is Bungie, well ... that's probably not far from the truth. Whether it's information about the highly anticipated Halo Reach beta – whose early "friends and family" access began today (giveaway here!) – to some unique Halo Reach swag to the...

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Pachter: First Activision-Bungie game 'well along' in development, will sell at least 10 million units

Though firm details about the terms of the Activision-Bungie partnership are still awfully slim, industry analyst extraordinaire Michael Pachter has given his two cents to Gamasutra about the financial potential of the merger, which should result in Activision earning a great deal more than two...

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Halo developer Bungie enters 10-year partnership with Activision

Just when you thought things couldn't get any weirder at Activision. Bungie has just announced that it has entered into a ten-year publishing agreement with Activision, which will receive exclusive, worldwide rights to publish all games based on Bungie's "next big action game universe." The deal...

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