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In 2007, Activision merged with [[Creator/VivendiUniversalGames Vivendi Games]] (who owned Creator/{{Sierra}} and Creator/BlizzardEntertainment at the time), to became Creator/ActivisionBlizzard, the single largest third-party game developer in the United States, surpassing Creator/ElectronicArts. (Vivendi Games was previously Universal Interactive, before being acquired by French media company Vivendi.)

Today, the company is best known for being the publisher of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' series and games by Creator/BlizzardEntertainment, kicking off the late 2000s music game fad with the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' series[[note]]Although they only signed on to publish from the second game onwards[[/note]] and for its controversial business practices, especially concerning the contractual dispute with ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' developer Infinity Ward.

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In 2007, Activision merged with [[Creator/VivendiUniversalGames Vivendi Games]] (who owned Creator/{{Sierra}} and Creator/BlizzardEntertainment at the time), to became become Creator/ActivisionBlizzard, the single largest third-party game developer in the United States, surpassing Creator/ElectronicArts. (Vivendi Games was previously Vivendi Universal Interactive, before being acquired by French media Games, as Creator/{{Vivendi}} was the parent company Vivendi.)

of Creator/{{Universal}} from 2000 to 2003 and retained the "Universal" part well into 2006[[note]]Vivendi still holds Creator/UniversalMusicGroup, which is allowed to retain its name after its split from the film studio under a deal with Comcast, Universal's current parent company[[/note]]).

Today, the company is best known for being the publisher of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' series and games by Creator/BlizzardEntertainment, series, kicking off the late 2000s music game fad with the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' series[[note]]Although they only signed on to publish from the second game onwards[[/note]] and for its controversial business practices, especially concerning the contractual dispute with ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' developer Infinity Ward.

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In 2007, Activision merged with [[Creator/{{Vivendi}} Vivendi Games]] (who owned Creator/{{Sierra}} and Creator/BlizzardEntertainment at the time), to became Creator/ActivisionBlizzard, the single largest third-party game developer in the United States, surpassing Creator/ElectronicArts. (Vivendi Games was previously Universal Interactive, before being acquired by French media company Vivendi.)

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In 2007, Activision merged with [[Creator/{{Vivendi}} [[Creator/VivendiUniversalGames Vivendi Games]] (who owned Creator/{{Sierra}} and Creator/BlizzardEntertainment at the time), to became Creator/ActivisionBlizzard, the single largest third-party game developer in the United States, surpassing Creator/ElectronicArts. (Vivendi Games was previously Universal Interactive, before being acquired by French media company Vivendi.)

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Today, the company is best known for being the publisher of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' series and games by Creator/BlizzardEntertainment, kicking off the late 2000s music game fad with the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' series and for its controversial business practices, especially concerning the contractual dispute with ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' developer Infinity Ward.

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\n\nToday, the company is best known for being the publisher of the ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' series and games by Creator/BlizzardEntertainment, kicking off the late 2000s music game fad with the ''VideoGame/GuitarHero'' series series[[note]]Although they only signed on to publish from the second game onwards[[/note]] and for its controversial business practices, especially concerning the contractual dispute with ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' developer Infinity Ward.


Activision is known in the United States as the first "third-party" developer, getting its nose in the video game industry with games for the UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}}, and co-founded by four former Creator/{{Atari}} designers (David Crane, Larry Kaplan, Bob Whitehead and Alan Miller). Against Atari's publishing policies at the time, Activision was the first studio to allow programmers to take credit for the games they designed.

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Activision is known in the United States as the first "third-party" developer, getting its nose in the video game industry with games for the UsefulNotes/{{Atari 2600}}, and co-founded by four former Creator/{{Atari}} designers (David Crane, Larry Kaplan, Bob Whitehead and Alan Miller).Miller) on October 1, 1979. Against Atari's publishing policies at the time, Activision was the first studio to allow programmers to take credit for the games they designed.


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