We were all surprised to discover early this morning a smiling Robert Kotick, Activision Blizzard president, apparently landing his first acting gig opposite Brad Pitt in upcoming sports drama Moneyball.
According to "three people familiar with the matter", Reuters is reporting that a group of investors including none other than Activision boss Bobby "What, Me Worry?" Kotick is in talks to buy dying social networking site MySpace.
That's according to AskMen, at any rate, who have picked the Activision boss at number 16 on their list of the 49 most influential men.
We already knew The folks behind World of Warcraft and Starcraft are hard at work on a totally new massively multiplayer online game. We didn't know that Activision Blizzard was pouring gobs of money into it.
Activision boss Bobby Kotick has lost a legal stoush with renowned lawyer Patricia Glaser over a 2007 sexual harassment case involving Kotick's private jet and one of its former flight attendants.
Tim Schafer, the creator of classics like Grim Fandango, Full Throttle and Psychonauts, has some choice words to say about Activision boss Robert Kotick. Two of those words are "total" and "prick".
Activision Publishing's new head honcho may be the man who created Sony's tie-wearing, trash-talking fake spokesman Kevin Butler, but that doesn't mean the largest publisher in the world will be getting their own fake executive hero soon.
The Call of Duty games have a massive multiplayer following on Xbox 360. But is the series going to make the leap to a massively multiplayer online game? Nothing is confirmed yet.
In the 1940s, 1950s and right on through the 1960s, Hollywood churned out war epic after war epic. Sure, we still get war movies, but Hollywood isn't exactly popping them out bam bam bam. Video game developers are. But why?
Activision boss Bobby "What, Me Worry?" Kotick is hot stuff right now, and in Bobby's world, it doesn't get much hotter than appearing on the cover of Forbes, wielding a plastic guitar like a battleaxe.
Business types Marketwatch are giving out awards! Important ones! Ones like "Best CEO 2008". Eligible were CEOs from all walks of life. Mining companies, banks, you name it. And who came second? Bobby Freakin' Kotick.