Why doesn't Activision do an E3 conference?

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  1. duffmmann
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    duffmmann GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I've always found this puzzling, Activision is bigger than Bethesda and Ubisoft, yet they don't do a conference. You'd think with Blizzard being a part of them, that they could have at least some interesting things to show off every year. I know that no one is really dying to see new Call of Duty, but more info on the likes of Crash Bandicoot would certainly be welcome. Is there a reason they don't do a conference at E3? Did they used to and I'm just forgetting?
     
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    Is activision as big as the other companies? No new tony hawk games, only call of duty, what the heck are we gonna see? 40 minutes of call of duty games with campaigns (NO ONE PLAYS) and multiplayer? :wtf:
     
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    Well they could do all sorts of announcements with Blizzard, Overwatch news, DOTA 2 news, maybe a preview at whatever Blizzard has next. Then there is the new Crash Bandicoot game. If they have any new Spyro game in development. While it isn't exciting to you or me, they certainly could show off the new Call of Duty. As a publisher, they of course have Destiny 2 to show off. If they have any new Guitar Hero related game they could show that off. Plus i have to imagine they have genuinely new games not related to any established franchises in development. In terms of 3rd party developers, Activision is actually the second most successful company behind EA, hence why I'm curious they don't do anything.
     
  4. Minox

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    Blizzard already has Blizzcon for that kind of thing so I'm not sure they need E3. Probably cheaper that way too.
     
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    They do have that Blizzcon thing for most of those you mentioned.
    Edit. Beaten by the spy it seems, not for the first time either.
     
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    BlizzCon would be for Blizzard-only stuff, tho. Activision has tons of other studios makin' a lotta other games, I bet. They are the biggest gaming company in the world, after all.
     
  7. A Plus Ric

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    Well we know a new Halo is being worked on......Why didn't Microsoft tease it? Sure it prob won't be out for 2 more years minimum but they coulda teased it. Lol