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It's only a matter of time till Blizzard, the last great PC developer completely sells out and releases Diablo III for consoles first.
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Looks like bobby has something of his up Blizzards butt.


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Blizzard cofounder Mike Morhaime recently spoke about Activision CEO Bobby Kotick in an interview with MCV, and he had nice things to say about the often-criticized figure. "I have an advantage there because I know Bobby personally and we have very long, in-depth conversations, so my view of him is not limited to small sound bites taken out of context," Morhaime said. "I can tell you that Bobby has been very supportive of Blizzard and that we have a great relationship with him. I don't think the public image that some people have of him is fair or accurate."
   
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This needs to go in the "It's not really news but I think it is so I'm gonna post it anyways" section.
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I don't care who made the game, as long as it's good.
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Of course Bobby Kotick is going to whine and dine you Mike Morhaime! You are his meal ticket. Without Blizzard, Activison would have gone under like Midway Games.
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Of course you guys are pals, you're getting rich because of his greedy ass.
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I agree with the maximization of profit philosophy, but don't think creating a PR disaster going to help attract top talent for Activision.

I also don't think firing off half of IW employees and jeopardizing their flagship franchise was a good financial choice.
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