You might think the International Committee of the Red Cross would have plenty to do just providing humanitarian aid to people in war zones. And so it does. So why is the organization poking its nose into the debate over violent video games?
U.S. stocks fell after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rallied to a record yesterday on the Federal Reserve’s decision to refrain from cutting stimulus as investors weighed the latest batch of economic reports.
Activision Blizzard Inc. said “Call of Duty: Black Ops,” the latest version of the best-selling video games, posted $360 million in sales in North America and the U.K. in 24 hours, a record for any entertainment property.
“Halo 4,” the latest installment in Microsoft Corp.’s video-game franchise, took in more than $220 million in its first 24 hours on sale, setting a record for the title. Meanwhile "Call of Duty: Black Ops 2" has launched which is set to challenge "Halo 4" for top place on the Christmas sales charts.