Last year, Activision had a good year. Activision boss Bobby Kotick had a very good year.
According to your-source-for-other-people's-salaries Forbes, his 2008 salary breaks down like this:
It must be hard to tell developers to make new Guitar Hero, Call of Duty and, now after the Blizzard merger, World of Warcraft games.
We're really not sure how Kotick manages. Letting rocker action game Brutal Legend surely cost Kotick sleepless nights. That's why they pay him the big bucks! All fourteen million plus of them.