Once upon a time, game designer Tim Schafer called Activision honcho Robert Kotick “a total prick”. (“Once upon a time” being this past July). Then, Schafer said his remark was an “accident”. The “total…” exec has retorted.
Activision Publishing’s new head honcho may be the man behind Sony’s tie-wearing, trash-talking fake spokesman Kevin Butler, but that doesn’t mean the largest publisher in the world will be getting their own fake executive hero soon.
Business types Marketwatch are giving out awards! Important ones! Ones like “Best CEO 2008”. Eligible were CEOs from all walks of life. Mining companies, banks, you name it. And who came second? Bobby Freakin’ Kotick.