SlappingOysters writes: "Despite being announced last year, the merger of Activision, Blizzard and Vivendi into the company Activision-Blizzard only became official this month. Gameplayer investigates how the merger has affected upcoming games and development studios between the companies. As part of that investigation they received official word that only three Vivendi games made the cut, and in this article they detail which titles have been dropped, which studios have been dropped and speculate as to who is likely to snap them up and add them to their portfolio. A lot of big names have been affected."
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