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Mon, Aug 10, 2009 | 06:56 BST
Forbes has revealed the details of Bobby Kotick’s personal financial package. As you’d expect, it’s not exactly small.
The Activision Blizzard super-boss earned almost $15 million in salary, options and bonuses last year. Nice work if you can get it.
Full details in the image below. Thanks, GoNintendo.
Mon, Nov 24, 2008 | 09:06 GMT
According to this Gamespot story, DS has now cleared 1.5 million sales in Australia, while Wii is now beyond the 750,000 mark.
DS reached its milestone in 194 weeks, while the Wii took 102 weeks, breaking both records for the landmarks. PS2 was the previous holder, taking “over 200 weeks to break 1.5 million units sold and 136 weeks to meet the 750,000 mark,” said GfK Australia.
More through there.
Sat, Feb 09, 2008 | 15:02 GMT
So says this. A new beta Steam client is available to test an updated interface and other improvements to Valve’s online delivery system. Want to fiddle with a new version of Valve’s online delivery system? You’ve come to the right place.
Thu, Feb 07, 2008 | 19:44 GMT
Gabe’s laughing all the way to the bank. Valve’s announced that Steam now has more than 15 milion user accounts and “realized year-over-year sales growth of 158% through the holiday season.”
“We are accelerating our release of new functionality in the next year as well as finding new ways to work with our partners such as the release of Steamworks, which allows them to bring the many benefits of Steam to their packaged products,” said Valve lead Gabe Newell.
Steam is rapidly becoming a ubiquitous platform in core demographic PC game delivery, as shown by its swift growth and the announcement of projects such as Steamworks. You have to love a company that’s this smart, really. Can we have Left 4 Dead now, please?