Bobby Kotick Named one of the most Influential Men in 2010

AskMen: There are few people in the gaming industry who divide critics more than Activision Blizzard head honcho Bobby Kotick. On one hand, shareholders love his ability to generate revenue and maximize profits, while on the other hand, hardcore gamers detest his perceived arrogance and utter disregard for originality. It hardly helps matters that Kotick doesn’t sugarcoat his statements to the press. This brash 47-year-old CEO has openly admitted he has no interest in producing games that don't have the potential to be exploited year after year on every platform imaginable -- even if it comes at the expense of smaller and more creatively appealing titles.

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Pandamobile2850d ago

Hitler was pretty influential too.

Tommykrem2850d ago

Hitler was actually named Man of the year by Time Magazine. No joke.
Naturally, Bobby Kotick has a little while to go until he's on Hitler's level, but hey, he's getting there.

Redrum0592850d ago

influential yes

he influences ppl to get pissed off and influences ppl not to buy his games.

CrzyFooL2850d ago

You beat me to it. Yes, he was. So was Saddam.

nycredude2850d ago


Every time this douche opens his mouth millions and millions of gamers collectively facepalm.

number472850d ago

then those same gamers rush out to buy the latest killstreak patch to his games.. for $60.00.

Dark_Vendetta2850d ago

Pandamobile: Have a bubble for that comment :D

meganick2850d ago

Bobby Kotick is influential. He influenced me to never again purchase Activision games brand new. Thanks Bobby.

jony_dols2850d ago

41 Agrees and no disagrees. That must be a record!

y0haN2849d ago

And the godwin award goes to...

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ZombieNinjaPanda2850d ago

Then Burn the body snort the ashes and dance hard techno!

Antan2850d ago

Influential for all the wrong reasons perhaps.

Shackdaddy8362850d ago

Hes only trolled and pissed people off...

I hope he doesn't see this article cus his ego will get even bigger

y0haN2849d ago

Bad influence is still influence :\.

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