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Video Thirst: Activision’s Bobby Kotick’s An Actor Now, Seriously

by Ernice Gilbert on June 16th, 2011, under Activision, Hot, News

Thought Bobby was only good at selling you Call of Duty and World of Warcraft games? Nah. The man’s got much more skills than meets the eye….Like they say, it’s not what is outside, but what is inside that counts. So turn the page by hitting the link, and watch closer to the 1 minute mark.

Bobby Kotick Comments On The Lack Of Console Footage Of Battlefield 3

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has been mostly quiet when it comes to discussing Battlefield 3, but EA’s own CEO John Riccitiello hasn’t done the same when it comes to Modern Warfare 3. The latter has said that their game, Battlefield 3, is blatantly superior to any Call of Duty title, and that come October, it’ll beat Infinity Ward’s latest offering. Bobby Kotick finally decided to share his opinion on the matter.

Video Thirst: Kotick Says Wii U Is “Exciting” And Has Caught Up Visually

Very informative interview with Activision boss Bobby Kotick below the break. Watch as a CNBC journalist press the boss on some very important topics. They include the PSN outage, Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3 and much more. A recommended watch.

Activision Q1 Results: New COD Confirmed, Announcement Coming “In Weeks”, Diablo III Beta In Q3

Activision’s Q1 financials are out, and in it, the biggest games publisher in the world confirmed the new Call of Duty title, with company boss Bobby Kotick saying we should expect an unveiling in “weeks”. Diablo III’s getting a beta, and as for the profits, things are looking rather bright for the firm.

Activision To Give One Million Dollars In Effort To Help Veterans

by Ernice Gilbert on November 12th, 2010, under Activision/Bilzzard, Hot, News, Treyarch

After it was made known that Activision’s latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops, became the biggest entertainment launch of all time, the publisher’s announced it’ll donate $1 million, all in an effort to help veterans.

Jason West And Vince Zampella Won’t Ever Be Successful Again Claims Kotick

My mom has always said nothing surprises her anymore; and as I continue to live, I’m beginning to realize what she means. People do things you never thought they’d do, and some say things that’s just totally uncalled for, and irrelevant.

The latest to blast off with loose words is Activision boss Bobby Kotick, claiming the two men he fired from Infinity Ward won’t ever be successful again.

Sony And Microsoft Won’t Be Able To keep Up With Activision Says Kotick

by Ernice Gilbert on September 21st, 2010, under Activision/Bilzzard, Hot, News

At Activision, online gaming is the future, the same goes for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, if they plan on staying in the game, — and I’m sure they do. Whatever the case, Activision’s boss Bobby Kotick reckons said companies will not be able to keep up with the one he runs because it’ll be too far ahead.

For him, while Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft “struggle” to “figure out” an online future, Activision’s already got it under control.

For Kotick, Gamers Should Start Paying For Video Game Movies

by Ernice Gilbert on September 16th, 2010, under Activision/Bilzzard, News

You know the cutscenes that come after you’ve played straight for a long while in a game? Yes, to me, those cutscenes are a type of “reward” so to speak. You play hard trying to pass a level, boss, or just a difficult point in a game, so you could enjoy a long, rewarding movie.

Kotick thinks we should start paying for them.

Schafer Says Kotick’s A “Prick”, Activision Responds, Schafer Srambles: “Prick” Comment Was A “Mistake”

by Ernice Gilbert on July 15th, 2010, under Bobby Kotick, News

I know, the headline must be confusing right? Indeed.

These Five People Keep The Gaming Industry Exciting

by Ernice Gilbert on February 2nd, 2010, under Editorials

In every segment of society, there are folks who make themselves known to everyone. They do things that regular people would only do if they were under the influence of alcohol and say things not even politicians dare utter. Yes some folks abhor those type of people but the majority mostly love to hate them.

In the gaming industry, we have our share of said characters and although we get riled up anytime something unorthodox blurts out of their mouths, we all know the industry would be a dull place without them.

And here they are:

For Kotick, Activision’s Spider-Man Games Have “sucked”

by Ernice Gilbert on January 19th, 2010, under Gaming News


Bobby Kotick, Activision boss is not the type to admit failure very often, but recently he gave in, saying that Actvision’s Spider-Man games have “sucked” over the years.