Activision's Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Named 'Overall Game of the Year' At 11th Annual Interactive Achievements Awards Show
Company: Activision
Santa Monica, CA – February 8, 2008 – Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that its best-selling Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare™ title was named “Overall Game of the Year” at the 11th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards Show, held last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. Infinity Ward’s intense and cinematic action game swept the awards show, also taking home top honors for “Console Game of the Year,” “Action Game of the Year” and “Outstanding Achievement in Online Game Play.”

“It’s an honor for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare to be recognized by the Academy as the best game of 2007,” said Robin Kaminsky, executive vice president of publishing, Activision, Inc. “The team at Infinity Ward is committed to delivering groundbreaking entertainment to gamers worldwide and all of the awards are an acknowledgement of their talent, dedication and hard work.”

“With Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, we wanted to deliver the best, most intense action experience ever,” added studio head and project lead Jason West from developer Infinity Ward. “We’re thrilled and truly appreciate that our efforts have been recognized by the Academy, especially with the incredible competition this year.”

Released in November of 2007, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare quickly topped worldwide sales charts to become the #1 best-selling game by units worldwide for calendar 2007, according to The NPD Group, Chart Track and GFK Group.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at www.activision.com.

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(c) 2007 Activision Publishing, Inc. Activision and Call of Duty are registered trademarks and Modern Warfare is a trademark of Activision Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved.
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