Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

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Activision Blizzard is a leading publisher of videogames, notably World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, Guitar Hero, and Tony Hawk.

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Player Avatar OceanJackson (67.80) Submitted: 11/13/2012 6:07:35 PM : Outperform Start Price: $10.47 ATVI Score: +48.58

Everyone is wrong about Tablet & Smartphone gaming eating into traditional Video Game Industry sales. It's Group-Think at its worst. The truth is Tablet & Smart-Phones have increased the Game Industry Pie, and is nearly mutually exclusive from high-end dedicated console gaming. ATVI's biz is moving forward while the stock has been pummeled. At the beginning of the new console era is the perfect time to buy ATVI.

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Member Avatar atxjess (77.49) Submitted: 1/11/2013 9:32:48 PM
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I completely agree, I'm a dedicated console gamer and so are a lot people I know. Console gamers are loyal to their franchise (Gears of war,Halo,etc) or company (Activison,Bethesda,etc). Most will buy every big release. And most don't give tablet gaming a second thought. It's two completely different markets.

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Member Avatar Googlespooch (44.99) Submitted: 3/23/2013 1:01:19 AM
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Thank God for sanity! That's the exact point: the quality of gaming on a tablet is doctors office level whereas gaming with your friends or online in a serious fashion just cannot be replicated with a tablet. They're such different markets. Good call!

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