Franchise-loving publisher powerhouse Activision Blizzard announced today that it has acquired Budcat Creations, the studio responsible for all Guitar Hero titles on the PlayStation 2 since GH3. According to the press release, Budcat is "currently in development on a new game in the Guitar Hero fra...
November 10th 2008 at 11:59am
Red Octane, publisher of the smash-hit Guitar Hero game was sitting in the ghetto of E3's Kentia Hall this time last year. Today, Activision announced that they'd be acquiring the company (and the Guitar Hero franchise along with it) in order to build an "early leadership position in music-based gam...
May 10th 2006 at 4:00am
THQ has outshone its
games-publishing peers with a stock price (Nasdaq: THQI) that's
actually gained in value over the last year. That's actually quite an accomplishment in an industry beset by fear that
we're headed towards some sort of doomsday scenario during the
difficult console transition per...
March 7th 2006 at 4:00pm
Sometimes treading water is the best you can do. Compared to peers EA and Take-Two, Activision's
management appears to have done a better job keeping their share price (Nasdaq: ATVI) above water despite the storm waters whipped up by the transition to
next-generation gaming. The graph above depicts...
March 7th 2006 at 3:40pm