ADVISORY, March 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate its 20th year creating digital interactive entertainment for gamers around the world.
In honor of the occasion, Mike Morhaime, chief executive officer and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Morhaime will be joined by Frank Pearce, executive vice president of product development and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment; Allen Adham, former president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment; and Thomas Tippl, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
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About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq:ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes thirteen #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.
About Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI):
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a worldwide online, PC, console, handheld and mobile game publisher with leading positions across the major categories of the rapidly growing interactive entertainment software industry.
Activision Blizzard maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea and China. More information about Activision Blizzard and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activisionblizzard.com.
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