Activision Boss One Of The Most Influential Men Alive, It Seems

That's according to AskMen, at any rate, who have picked the Activision boss at no. 16 on their list of the 49 most influential men.

That's one spot ahead of NBA superstar Lebron James and one spot below tennis ace Rafael Nadal. Coming in at no. 1 is comedian Jon Stewart, while right behind him was Bill Gates.

Kotick was selected because "as long as he retains control of franchises like Guitar Hero, Call of Duty and Tony Hawk, he'll continue to be one of the richest and most influential men on the planet".

Richest, sure, but influential? You're only influential if you influence other people, and you don't see too many other publishers following Activision's "exploit at all costs" business model, especially when it's done so brazenly and so publicly.



    if you mean by the ability to make people want to throw eggs at him
    yeah, he's influencial

    nah, the thing is regular plebs dont know that he's destroying the industry and killing franchises

    Who cares about AskMen. They think Jon Stewart is more influential than Bill Gates, it's not hard to see what's wrong here.

    The same way Donald Trump, George W. Bush, or Pol Pot were considered influential, sure.

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