Activision Harassment Cases Investigation Expanded

Investigations into US video game giant Activision Blizzard over accusations of discrimination and harassment are being expanded, according to court documents and media reports. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) launched a lawsuit against Activision last summer, alleging the company condoned a culture of sexual harassment, a toxic work environment, and inequality. … Read more

Microsoft’s $68.7-Billion Purchase of Activision Blizzard Could Shake Up Gaming

Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced this week it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 5,10,990 crore), a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo. Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system, said acquiring the owner of Candy Crush, Call of Duty, Overwatch, … Read more

Microsoft’s $68.7-Billion Purchase of Activision Blizzard Could Shake Up Gaming

Microsoft stunned the gaming industry when it announced this week it would buy game publisher Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 5,10,990 crore), a deal that would immediately make it a larger video-game company than Nintendo. Microsoft, maker of the Xbox gaming system, said acquiring the owner of Candy Crush, Call of Duty, Overwatch, … Read more

Microsoft Deal to Deliver $390 Million Payday for Activision Blizzard’s Embattled CEO Bobby Kotick

¬†Activision Blizzard’s Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick has gone from defending his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination claims at the video game maker to preparing to walk away with a windfall of at least $390 million (roughly Rs. 2,910 crore). The 58-year-old executive stands to receive the payday after clinching a deal on Tuesday … Read more

Microsoft Deal to Deliver $390 Million Payday for Activision Blizzard’s Embattled CEO Bobby Kotick

¬†Activision Blizzard’s Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick has gone from defending his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination claims at the video game maker to preparing to walk away with a windfall of at least $390 million (roughly Rs. 2,910 crore). The 58-year-old executive stands to receive the payday after clinching a deal on Tuesday … Read more

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Would Consider Leaving if He Can’t Quickly Fix Culture Problems: Report

The Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard Bobby Kotick has told senior managers at the company that he would consider stepping down if he fails to quickly fix the culture problems at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, quoting people familiar with his comments. In a meeting on Friday with executives of … Read more

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Would Consider Leaving if He Can’t Quickly Fix Culture Problems: Report

The Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard Bobby Kotick has told senior managers at the company that he would consider stepping down if he fails to quickly fix the culture problems at the company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, quoting people familiar with his comments. In a meeting on Friday with executives of … Read more

Activision Blizzard Workers Call for CEO Bobby Kotick’s Departure, Stage Walkout

The chief of Activision Blizzard on Tuesday defended his handling of harassment complaints as a group of workers at the video game company called for his departure. A walkout and a call for Activision CEO Bobby Kotick to leave the company came in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report that he has for … Read more

Activision Blizzard Workers Call for CEO Bobby Kotick’s Departure, Stage Walkout

The chief of Activision Blizzard on Tuesday defended his handling of harassment complaints as a group of workers at the video game company called for his departure. A walkout and a call for Activision CEO Bobby Kotick to leave the company came in the wake of a Wall Street Journal report that he has for … Read more