Activision Blizzard completed the acquisition of King Digital Entertainment PLC, a game developer mostly known for a viral game hit Candy Crush Saga. The deal is worth $5.9 billion, and the bean counters at Activision Blizzard stated that they expect cumulative effect of $6.25 billion in annual revenue, and approximately $2 billion in operating income. Given that the company achieved $4.65 billion in revenue and $892 million in post-tax profit, this acquisition could pay off in a few years. Overall, the company is hoping to break into the $25+ billion market cap, which should not be too difficult. What makes this deal important is the fact that the number of
With impending release of Blizzard’s new expansion for World of Warcraft, Warlords of Draenor, what better way to celebrate than with a custom case mod?
Improved Siberia Elite World of Warcraft Edition SteelSeries introduced a new and improved Siberia Elite headset, the World of Warcraft Edition for Warlords of Draenor. The WoW edition headset includes improvements such as a new microphone, boosted speaker drivers, and increased comfort. According to SteelSeries CTO Tino Soelberg: Our partnership with Blizzard Entertainment to create unique gear for the World of Warcraft community has culminated in this bold new version of our premium and award-winning headset—a perfect complement to Blizzard’s upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion. Players deserve the best quality audio to experience the music and sounds of Draenor; this exclusive edition of the Siberia
Blizzard just announced the dates for their much awaited Blizzcon conference that occurs every year in Anaheim, California at the Anaheim Convention Center. Based on the announcement, the dates for Blizzcon 2014 will be November 7th and November 8th, later this year, with ticket sales opening up on May 7th, exactly 6 months before the event. In past years, ticket sales for Blizzcon have gone by so quickly that the players hoping to attend Blizzcon are usually disappointed by their inability to get tickets. There are simply too few to get ahold of and they go far too quickly, much like Comic-Con does these days. However, Blizzcon
After all the media fanfare about iPhone 3G and the goodness that the gadget brings, we have heard reports about T-Com demanding 6-month subscription in advance and similar consumer-unfriendly tactics. However, mainstream media didn’t exactly show in droves to see more several thousand people that waited in Zagreb and hundreds of people in several other cities in Croatia – these people waited for World of Warcraft: The Wrath of Lich King add-on. The price was set at $60 for the regular and $120 for the Collector’s Edition – and yes, there were many happy faces walking off with the Collector’s Edition. However, during the great