Activision's Boss Got an 800% Raise, and a Watchdog Doesn't Like It

Activision has a lot of money. Bobby Kotick has fat stacks, too. The publisher's CEO saw his total cash-and-prizes compensation jump from $8.1 million in 2011 to $64.9 million in 2012, reports Bloomberg, a figure that would make him the second-highest paid CEO among publicly traded U.S. companies. » 4/27/13 12:00pm 4/27/13 12:00pm

Please Quit Photoshopping Horns Onto Bobby Kotick. It's Bad for His…

Today's New York Times profiles Bobby Kotick, the boss of Activision Blizzard and longtime bête noir of many a longtime gamer, many of whom have created unflattering portrayals of him quickly found by Google Image search. Well, he wants you to know this doesn't help his game. See, he's divorced and on the prowl. » 12/16/12 11:00am 12/16/12 11:00am

In Moneyball, Activision's Bobby Kotick Plays a Familiar Role

To call Bobby Kotick's appearance in Moneyball a cameo is a bit of a misnomer. The Activision boss has two significant scenes in the sports flick and plenty of lines as Stephen Schott, the former co-owner of the Oakland Athletics. It's not to say Kotick plays much of a character, but he doesn't have to. He simply has… » 9/26/11 9:00pm 9/26/11 9:00pm