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  1. Vivendi Sells Activision Stake for $8.2 Billion

    July 26, 2013 3:32 PM EDT Vivendi SA is selling most of its majority stake in Activision Blizzard Inc. for $8.2 billion, giving the video game company back its independence as the French conglomerate tries to strengthen its balance sheet. Vivendi said Friday that 429 mi ...

  2. E3 2011 Kicks Off In Los Angeles This Week

    June 06, 2011 7:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES - Almost six years ago at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, Nintendo unveiled what would eventually become known as the Wii. But the Japanese gaming giant didn't show off the new console's distinctive motion-sensing c ...

  3. Boom In Music Video Games Helps Original Artists

    December 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST "This song is dedicated to Debbie Harry," flinty-eyed Lisa Hsuan purrs into a microphone on the red-lit stage of Hyperion Tavern. It's a cozy dive where patrons drink Coke and beer from bottles and a fading chandelier dangles overhe ...