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


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