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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher. It was founded on October 1, 1979 and was the world's first independent developer and distributor of video games for gaming consoles. Its first products were cartridges for the Atari 2600 video console system published from July 1980 for the US market and from August 1981 for the international market. Activision is now one of the largest third party video game publishers in the world and was also the top publisher for 2007 in the United States. On January 18, 2008, Activision announced they were the top US publisher in 2007, according to the NPD Group.

  • also known as ACTIVISION INC; Activision Publishing Inc; Activision Publishing, Inc
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Video Game Soundtrack - "Tony Hawk's Underground"
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Video Game Soundtrack - "True Crime: Streets of LA"
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Multiplayer - "Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory", with Splash Damage & id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Original Score - "Return to Castle Wolfenstein", with id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for PC - "Call of Duty"
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Sports - "Tony Hawk's Underground" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Neversoft
      • nominated to Sunday Times Reader Award for Games - "Call of Duty"
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Strategy - "Call of Duty"
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Xbox Game - "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", with BioWare
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game - "Call of Duty"
      • MTV Video Music Award for Best Video Game Soundtrack - "Tony Hawk's Underground"
      • BAFTA Games Award for Xbox Game - "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic", with BioWare
      • BAFTA Games Award for Best Game - "Call of Duty"
      • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Video Game Soundtrack - "Tony Hawk's Underground 2"
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Art Direction - "Doom 3" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for PlayStation 2 Game - "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Spark Unlimited
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Technical Direction - "Doom 3" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Spark Unlimited
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Doom 3" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for PC - "Doom 3" (PC Version), with id Software
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for PC - "Rome: Total War" (PC Version), with The Creative Assembly
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Sports - "Tony Hawk's Underground 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Neversoft
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Original Score - "Rome: Total War", with The Creative Assembly
      • BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Call of Duty: Finest Hour" (Award Winner: Development Team), with Spark Unlimited
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Multiplayer - "Guitar Hero II" (Development Team), with Harmonix & RedOctane
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Guitar Hero II" (Development Team), with RedOctane & Harmonix
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Casual - "Guitar Hero II" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with RedOctane & Harmonix
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game - "Guitar Hero II" (Development Team), with Harmonix & RedOctane
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Action & Adventure - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Gameplay - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Casual - "Guitar Hero World Tour" (Development Team), with Neversoft
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Story and Character - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Multiplayer - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Artistic Achievement - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (GAME Award of 2008), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "Guitar Hero World Tour" (GAME Award of 2008), with Neversoft
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King" (GAME Award of 2008), with Blizzard Entertainment
      • BAFTA Games Award for Gameplay - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • BAFTA Games Award for Story and Character - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (Award Winner: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" (GAME Award of 2008), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Online - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (GAME Award of 2009, Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Action Game - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Artistic Achievement - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Game - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Gameplay - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Multiplayer - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (Award Nominee: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Use of Audio - "DJ Hero" (Activision/Freestyle Games), with Jamie Jackson, Tim Riley, Dan Neil & FreeStyle Games
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Family and Social Game - "Guitar Hero 5", with Brian Bright, Paul Robinson, Allen Freese, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft & Budcat Creations
      • BAFTA Games Award for Best Game (Public Vote) - "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" (GAME Award of 2009, Award Winner: Development Team), with Infinity Ward
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Innovation - "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" (Development Team), with Treyarch & Square Enix
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Action Game - "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" (Award nominee: Development Team), with Treyarch
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Best Family and Social Game - "Skylanders: Giants", with Paul Reiche III, Fred Ford, Scott Krager & Toys for Bob
      • nominated to BAFTA Games Award for Online and Multiplayer - "Call of Duty: Black Ops II", with Treyarch
      • nominated to VGX Award for Best Shooter - "Call of Duty: Ghosts", with Infinity Ward
  • official website: www.activision.com

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Activision is a leading international publisher of interactive entertainment software products. Founded in 1979, the company maintains a diverse portfolio of products that span a wide range of categories and target markets and can be used on ...

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Although Atari was a valid licensee of Magnavox's patent, the use of unlicensed Activision game cartridges with the licensed Atari console infringed Magnavox's patent. Activision infringed the patent both directly and as a contributory infringer ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Business (2006)

by Jessie Carney Smith

Sources Activision Investor Relations. Company Background. http://investor. activision.com/ background.cfm. Dean's Advisory Council. ''Kenneth L. Coleman.'' http://fisher.osu.edu/About/ Office-of-the-Dean/DAC/Coleman. Donaldson, Sonya A.

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The Walking Dead in Popular Culture and Myth by June Michele Pulliam, Anthony J. Fonseca

A video game developed by Terminal Reality, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (Activision, 2013), recounts the prequel adventures of two brothers before they reach Atlanta. The show has enjoyed a record-setting viewership, with 12.4 ...

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