Major League Gaming Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Activision Blizzard Lands Major League Deal Buying Major League GamingRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | TMCnet

    The video game industry has gone from a mole hill to a mountain in no time flat, Chris DiMarco is your Sherpa as you endeavor to scale Mount "Everquest" It had been rumored for some time that Activision Blizzard was out to get its hands on Major League Gaming, and the official word arrived on Monday that the deal had been done. With this acquisition, reports suggested, Activision Blizzard was out to create no less than "the ESPN of eSports ."

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  2. Ford, GM, Chrysler Auto Sales Jump; Eli Lilly Lowered OutlookRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Ticker

    4:00 PM New York - Activision acquired the e-sports publisher Major League Gaming. Eli Lilly lowered earnings per share forecast. Ford December sales soared 8.4%, Fiat Chrysler sales surged 12.6% and GM sales jumped 5.7%. Intel agreed to buy ...

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  3. Activision diving deep into e-sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Colorado Daily

    "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Monday to buy Major League Gaming in a move to push deeper into e-sports. The deal to purchase the 12-year-old competitive gaming organizer is reportedly worth $46 million.

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  4. Activision Blizzard acquires Major League Gaming businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Gaming Age

    Activision Blizzard is betting big on esports, and with the announcement of the acquisition of the Major League Gaming business, they must be expecting big thing from competitive videogames as a sport. In an effort to compete with EA and to become the "ESPN of esports" Activision has snatched up MLG to help bolster the technology and community behind their Activision Blizzard Media Network.

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  5. Activision Acquires MLG BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | ActionTrip

    Activision Blizzard has purchased the business of MLG , further staking the company into the world of esports as well as their ultimate goal with MLG. "Our acquisition of Major League Gaming's business furthers our plans to create the ESPN of esports," Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick explained in a press release.

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  6. Activision Blizzard hopes to establish 'the ESPN of eSports' with MLG purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Digital Trends

    Video game publisher Activision Blizzard announced that it has acquired the business assets of Major League Gaming, a purchase that the company says will "serve as the foundation for Activision Blizzard's eSports broadcast network." Major League Gaming operates the MLG.tv and MLG Pro Circuit platforms, along with the GameBattles framework, which the company describes as "the largest online gaming tournament system across consoles, PC and mobile platforms."

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  7. It's official: Activision has purchased Major League GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Gaming Nexus

    ... properties. Yesterday it was announced that Activision Blizzard has now purchased the business of MLG (Major League Gaming). It is no secret that Activision has a vested interest in the esports world, thanks to their Call of Duty franchise. The ...

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  8. Activision Blizzard Buys MLG for $46M, Aims to Build "The ESPN of eSports"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | GiantBomb.com

    ... industry by establishing a discrete eSports division, hiring former ESPN president Steve Bornstein and Major League Gaming co-founder and then president Mike Sepso. Now it's taking another step in that direction by acquiring the rest of Major League ...

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  9. Shares Of Activision Blizzard Lower Following eSports AcquisitionRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Benzinga

    Shares of Activision Blizzard, Inc. were trading lower by more than 1 percent Tuesday morning at $37.22. The company announced that it has acquired the business of Major League Gaming .

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  10. Activision confirms purchase of e-sports platform 'Major League Gaming'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | BusinessPundit

    Activision Blizzard has confirmed that it has acquired Major League Gaming , a live gaming platform that has lofty goals to become the "ESPN of e-sports." It was originally believed that Activision would purchase the company and absorb its business.

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  11. Activision Acquires Major League GamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Game Industry

    Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming . MLG is a leader in creating and streaming premium live gaming events, organizing professional competitions and running competitive gaming leagues.

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  12. Activision aims to create 'ESPN of e-sports' with Major League Gaming purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | CBC News

    ... (Electronic Sports League) Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Monday to buy Major League Gaming in a move to push deeper into e-sports. The deal to purchase the 12-year-old competitive gaming organizer is reportedly ...

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  13. Activision Blizzard buys Major League Gaming with plans for the ESPN of e-sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... games) that rivals what ESPN has done for contact sports. The Santa Monica video game maker purchased Major League Gaming, an online broadcaster and events producer founded in 2002. MLG was among the first to recognize that watching others play ...

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  14. Activision Blizzard Acquires the Business of Major League GamingRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming . MLG is a leader in creating and streaming premium live gaming events, organizing professional competitions and running competitive gaming leagues.

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  15. Activision Planning - ESPN of E-Sports' With Maj...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KXRO radio

    Activision Blizzard, the video game-maker responsible for Call of Duty and more, has acquired Major League Gaming in a new deal. The announcement was made in a press release on Monday, with Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick saying the acquisition would help further "plans to create the ESPN of e-sports."

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  16. Activision Planning 'ESPN of E-Sports' With Major League Gaming DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... YORK) - Activision Blizzard, the video game-maker responsible for Call of Duty and more, has acquired Major League Gaming in a new deal. The announcement was made in a press release on Monday, with Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick saying the ...

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  17. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Business Wire

    The redemption unit size will change f... )--Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the business of Major League Gaming . MLG is a leader in creating and streami... )--SUPERVALU INC.

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  18. Courtesy MGNonlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WWLP

    "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. is buying Major League Gaming in a move to push deeper into e-sports. The video game maker announced plans Monday to purchase the 12-year-old competitive gaming organizer.

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  19. Photo: This June 13, 2013 file photo shows the ActivisionRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    This June 13, 2013 file photo shows the Activision Blizzard Booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. "Call of Duty" publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. is buying Major League Gaming in a bid to push deeper into e-sports.

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  20. Activision Buys Major League Gaming, an E-Sports GiantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Wired

    Major League Gaming, one of the earliest and most influential organizers of e-sports competitions, has been purchased by Activision Blizzard to the tune of $46 million. The sale, which includes "substantially all of the Company's liabilities," according to documents obtained by eSports Observer , was announced today by Activision after initial reports surfaced this past weekend.

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