Tag Archives: Activision

Funko Inc.

Funko Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Funko Inc. is an American company that manufactures licensed pop culture collectibles Social Media & Website: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Website Headquartered in downtown Everett, WA, Funko is one of the leading creators and innovators of licensed pop culture products to a diverse range of consumers. Funko designs, sources and distributes highly collectible products across multiple categories including vinyl figures, action

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How Activision Blizzard Layoffs are Like a School Bully

Activision Blizzard Layoffs Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hires 9,600 employees in 2018 Lays of 8% Roughly 800 people lose their jobs Best Profit Year for The Company Activision Blizzard has announced massive layoffs. The company is known for substantial titles such as Call of Duty, Overwatch, Candy Crush, Diablo and much more. Employees were notified on Tuesday. It is of no surprise that it happened at the

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Bungie And Activision Cut Ties

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Reading Time: 1 minute Bungie has officially cut ties with Activision. This could turn out to be a big split for the gaming industry. They shared the rights to the Destiny franchise. What good news for Bungie is that they have secured the rights, while Activision is becoming more questionable and that is bad news for them. “We have enjoyed a successful eight-year run

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FTC Pledges to Investigate Loot Boxes

Loot Boxes FTC Investigation - Geek Impulse News

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gaming Monetization Compared to Gambling     The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) yesterday agreed to investigate video game loot boxes, following an official request by Senator Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.). FTC chairman Joe Simons affirmed Sen. Hassan’s request that loot boxes be investigated.    “Loot boxes are now endemic in the video game industry and are present in everything from casual smart phone

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