Hurricane Sandy impacting Guitar Hero, Call of Duty games

By: Eddie Makuch Storm-related power outages at Activision’s New York-based data centers impacting online play for all Guitar Hero games, numerous Call of Duty titles. Hurricane Sandy ripped through the northeast United States this week, laying waste to Atlantic City’s famed boardwalk, toppling a New York City construction crane, and knocking out power for millions. The storm is also impacting online functionality for all Guitar … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy impacting Guitar Hero, Call of Duty games

Activision Blizzard for sale?

By: Brendan Sinclair LOS ANGELES–The industry’s largest third-party publisher might be for sale. According to a Bloomberg report, senior executives of Activision Blizzard parent Vivendi are meeting later this month to determine whether they want to sell the telecom giant’s majority stake in the game developer. Citing "people with knowledge of the matter," Bloomberg reports that the Vivendi executive meeting is scheduled for June 22, … Continue reading Activision Blizzard for sale?