Activision, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher. It was the first independent developer and distributor of video games for gaming consoles, founded on October 1 1979. Its first products were cartridges for the Atari 2600 video console system, and it is now one of the largest third party video game publishers in the world, so far being the top publisher of 2007 in the U.S.
Merger with VivendiEdit
In December 2007, it was announced that Activision would merge with Vivendi Games which owns fellow games developer and publisher Blizzard. The new company will be called Activision Blizzard and will be headed by Activision's current CEO, Bobby Kotick. Vivendi will be the biggest shareholder in the new group.
Notable published titlesEdit
- Civilization: Call to Power (1999)
- Official Activision website
- Activision Publishing, Inc. at MobyGames
- Activision's current list of developers
See also List of Activision games
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