Creator: Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (formerly Activision, Inc.) is a Video Game publishing company that owns the outstanding stock of Activision and Blizzard Entertainment.

In December 2007, Activision announced that the company and its assets would merge with fellow games developer and publisher Vivendi Games. René Penisson, formerly a member of the Management Board of Vivendi and Chairman of Vivendi Games, would serve as Chairman of Activision Blizzard. Bobby Kotick, once head of Activision, was announced to become President and CEO of Activision Blizzard.

On July 25, 2013, Activision Blizzard announced the purchase of 429 million shares from owner Vivendi for $5.83 billion, dropping the shareholder from a 63% stake to 11.8% by the end of the deal in September. Following the conclusion of the deal, Activision Blizzard became an independent company as a majority of the shares are owned by the public

Video games published by this company:

  • Animal Planet: Vet Life (Wii)
  • Blizzard DOTA (Macintosh, PC)(TBA)
  • Blur (PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • Call of Duty: World at War (DS, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)
  • Crash: Mind Over Mutant (DS, PlayStation 2, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360)
  • DJ Hero (PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360)
  • Grim Tales: The Bride (Macintosh, PC)(TBA)
  • Guitar Hero 4 (DS)(Cancelled)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour (Macintosh, PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour (Guitar Kit)(PlayStation 2)
  • NPPL Championship Paintball 2009 (PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360)
  • Secret Service (PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360)
  • Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (PC)
  • Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm (Collector's Edition)(Macintosh)
  • Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void (TBA)
  • Virtual Villagers 3: The Secret City (TBA)
  • Wipeout 2 (3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360)
  • World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (PC)