Does Activision's survival rely too much on Call of Duty?

Activision is restructuring its company, putting less focus on Guitar Hero, cutting 500 staff, and yet pouring more resources into Call of Duty. But what happens if a Call of Duty game fails in the market?

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Warprincess1162533d ago

Duh. They not making any new ips. They cancelled true crime and they make a new call of duty game every year. You know what, i honestly think call of duty is gone to end up like guitar hero.

Istanbull2532d ago (Edited 2532d ago )

A company who opens a studio whose sole purpose is bring more DLC for CoD? Lol, I can't wait till the day people get tired of CoD.

tehpees32532d ago

I agree. They cancelled everything once they stopped getting a sizeable enough profit and now set up a studio to CoD dlc.

Time for something new. Or at least a break from some series. Show some originality for once.

Perjoss2532d ago

"Does Activision's survival rely too much on Blizzard?"

I fixed the headline for you.

Dno2532d ago

ahahah thanks you u beat me to it

Enate2532d ago

Perjoss no, the title should just include both because without those two things they are nothing.

lastdual2532d ago

Well, they do have one big new IP on the way thanks to the Bungie publishing deal.

Bungie is in a much better position though, since they maintain autonomy and can't be gutted at Activision's whim.

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kvg882533d ago

wow, talk about a real case of putting all your eggs in one basket.

If they cancel Tony Hawk, Activision will pretty much have given EA a monopoly of both the skateboarding and music game genres.

jimbone792532d ago

LOL, funny you say that because the just did shut ol' Tony down too.

f7897902532d ago

Good because they didn't know what they were doing. They kept messing with the formula and it just made the games crap. If I want realism, I'll buy Skate. I don't. I want to do a 900 into a volcano.

Magnus2533d ago

The author also forgot WOW

Kon2532d ago (Edited 2532d ago )

No, don't forget WoW

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