Microsoft to Acquire Activision, One of the Original Video Game Companies

Activision’s earliest games in the ‘80s.

Here’s a little-known fact about Steve Bloom. I was editor-in-chief of Video Games magazine in 1982–1983. This came on the heels of writing my first book, Video Invaders, a history of video games, which was also published that year.

Today’s news about Microsoft gobbling up game manufacturer Activision for $68.7 billion had me drifting back…

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I'm a longtime journalist and author with 30+ years covering cannabis. I'm a former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of "Pot Culture.”