Gaming, VR World

Growth of Titans: Activision's Q2 Earnings Surpass Predictions

Activision-Blizzard surprised investors and analysts with a better than expected earnings report for its second quarter. In Activision-Blizzard’s newly released second-quarter earnings report, the gaming giant reveals that its revenue for the second quarter has surpassed original projections by $60 million. The company managed to top $970 million in revenue for the second quarter ending on June 30, 2014, pulling in a profit of $204 million citing continued growth in digital market as a major source of profits. However, while these better-than-expected figures pleasantly surprised analysts and investors when put in a broader context it shows that Activision-Blizzard’s revenue and profits are on an overall decline. Compared to

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Gaming, Hardware, Mobile Computing, VR World

Master Chief Lends his Visage to Microsoft's Limited Edition Mobile Mouse 3500

Let’s face it: Master Chief makes everything better. It’s no secret that Sierra 117 is one of the most iconic figures in gaming, and the larger-than-life Spartan remains the bannerman for Microsoft’s flagship Halo franchise. When we see his visage emblazoned on, say, a mobile mouse from Microsoft it’s not exactly a surprise–but to many of us it’s a welcomed addition. Microsoft has introduced a special limited edition Halo-themed Mobile Mouse 3500 with the Master Chief fanatic in mind: featuring a stylized rendition of the stoic interstellar hero of yore, the mouse is a perfect fit for any Halo fan who needs to take their mouse-clicking on-the-go. Matching

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