(ATVI) Qs and As from a Video Game Addict
Question: Given Buy on the rumor "Call of Duty set to break entertainment industry sales records"
should I Profit Take ATVI tomorrow on the news?
Answer: Probably YES.... But, I don't personally have the GUTS to do it. Plus, even if we get a massive Volatility Spike in ATVI based on "Buy on rumor...Sell on News" scenario and you miss out on this action by holding.... You are essentially setting yourself up for Starcraft II where the madness will happen all over again.
Question: Is BLIZZARD permanently blocked from accepting FEEs and New Memberships in CHINA for World of Warcraft?
Answer: www.gamestop.com recently reported over the Weekend that the Chinese Regulatory Agency on Culture just told the Press and Publication Agency that they over stepped their authority. If the Chinese Culture agency wins this FEUD over who has the authority to regulate Online Video Gaming in China, then BLIZZARD's and NETEASE's WOW Profits in CHINA will commence. Since I don't expect anymore volatility from CHINA after that for 2010.... ATVI could be set to *automatically* perform as good if not considerably better next year versus 2009 just from getting WOW accepted in CHINA.
P.S. WOW is still online in CHINA.... This issue is about accepting FEEs and New Memberships.
Question: Out of all Video Gaming Stocks Varchild is currently not invested in, which one is a MUST BUY?
Answer: Square/Enix : Catalyst Final Fantasy 13 for the XBOX 360? For More Platforms than ever before and at a time when Console Systems couldn't be any cheaper to buy? *sold*
2nd choice: BANDAI/NAMCO Believe the TEKKEN 6 Hype.
3rd choice: TTWO Take Two Interactive is set to have a much much better 2010 than 2009. Plus 2 new GTA games have just released! BIOSHOCK 2 is a *huge* *huge* AAAA title. TTWO still remains a MERGER target...especially now that ERTS bought Playfish...could motivate M&A action among ERTS's competitors.