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Activision financials: Conference call audio online now

And here it is. We think we got pretty much everything, but don’t take our word for it. Listen to Bobby Kotick and Mike Griffith rabbit on about innovation and money for ages. You may as well. It’s Friday.

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Full Year Financials headlines

  • Activision financials: We're now the biggest in the US, says firm

    In a press releasing detailing full-year financials last night, Activision claimed it is now the biggest publisher in America, quoting NPD data. From here: During the fiscal year, in the U.S., Activision grew its market share by 7.2% to a record 17.3%, was the #1 console and handheld software publisher in dollars, and had three […]

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  • Activision financials: Guitar Hero IV to "provide significant leap forward in innovation"

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision publishing CEO Mike Griffith remained coy on the issue of adding new instruments to the Guitar Hero franchise, saying only that Guitar Hero IV would provide a “significant leap forward in innovation” when it releases later this year. “For the holiday, […]

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  • Activision financials: DS bundle for Guitar Hero: On Tour

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that a DS bundle with the upcoming handheld version of Guitar Hero – Guitar Hero: On Tour – will be released when the game launches on June 22 in the US. No specific date has yet been given for […]

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  • Activision financials: Hawk takes break till fiscal 2010

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that a new, fully blown console game in the Tony Hawk’s series wouldn’t be released now until some time in the firms fiscal 2010, ending March 31, 2010. Execs said the break was necessary “to deliver to deliver the […]

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  • Activision financials: New Bond game uses CoD4 engine

    Speaking in an investor call after the announcement of record financials last night, Activision execs confirmed that the firm’s upcoming Treyarch-developed Bond game, The Quantum of Solace, is being developed using the Call of Duty 4 engine. Few details on the new game have been released as yet, although Acitvision did launch a sparsely populated […]

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  • Activision financials: Revenues hit $2.9 billion for FY 08

    Activision has reported full-year financials of $2.9 billion for fiscal 2008, up 92 percent over the previous year. Net income for the year was $345 million, or $1.10 per share, up from $0.28 per diluted share in fiscal 2007. For the forth quarter ended March 31, the company reported net revenues of $602.5 million compared […]

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  • THQ confirms new UFC brand for next year

    According to this Gamespot report, THQ confirmed a new Ultimate Fighting Championship game for spring 2009 as part of its full year financials last night. There are no other details right now, but the title will apparently be tied to one of the UFC’s major events.

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  • THQ announces new WWE brand for coming year

    THQ announced a new WWE brand – Legends of Wrestlemania – as part of its financial release yesterday, to ship for 360 and PS3 in March 2009. As the name suggests, the game will feature older and retired wrestlers. The company said the game will capitalise on the pay-per-view Wrestlemania event every March. “We have […]

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  • THQ financials: full conference call transcript

    The entire conference call following the announcement of THQ’s less than stellar full-year financials can be found here. The call featured Julie MacMedan (Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications), Brian Farrell (President and Chief Executive Officer), Colin Slade (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer) and Mr Humble (Senior Vice President, Pie Division).

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  • THQ posts $35.3 million loss for '08

    THQ has posted a $35.3 million loss for fiscal 2008, compared to a net income $68.0 million in fiscal 2007. According to this paidContent piece, “THQ President and CEO Brian Farrell said that the company has three key initiatives to improve matters in 2009: a stronger slate of products; initiatives to improve product quality and […]

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  • EA to announce Q4 financials on May 13

    EA will announce fourth quarter – and presumably full-year – financials on May 13 after market-close. There’ll be the usual investor call, which in no way will focus solely on the fact that Take-Two isn’t yet owned by the company. Full details of how to get in on the call, etc, after the link.

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  • Ubi sales up 36% in full-year results

    Ubisoft has announced full-year figures for the period ending March 31, showing a sales increase of 36.4 percent to 928 million euros ($1.45 billion). Noted as cash-drivers were Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 at nearly 2 million units; Games For Everyone (G4E) products, which topped 230 million euros in sales for the year; and […]

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  • Midway posts $100 million loss for 2007

    Whoops. Midway reported full year financials yesterday for the period ending December 31, posting net revenues of $157.2 million, compared to net revenues of $165.6 million last year, and a cringe-worthy loss of $97.4 million (or $1.07 per share). This is compared to the loss of $77.8 million (or $0.86 per share) in 2006. Despite […]

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