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A group of activist shareholders is calling for Activision Blizzard's chief executive Bobby Kotick to resign after accusations surfaced that he concealed alleged sexual harassment and rapes at the company.

Washington, D.C.-based SOC Investment Group (formerly known as CtW Investment Group), wrote a letter to the Activision Blizzard board of directors on Wednesday demanding Kotick exit the company immediately.

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Back when the video game channel G4 TV launched on cable in 2002, Twitch was nine years away from existing and the concept of creating programming exclusively for gamers, by gamers was basically unheard of.

At the time, the channel captured an audience with popular shows like "Attack of the Show!" and "X-Play," a game review show with comedy skits, but it didn't last.

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Employees at game publisher Activision Blizzard are planning to walk out once more after a bombshell report from the Wall Street Journal Tuesday detailed new assault claims and alleged that CEO Bobby Kotick was aware of a rape settlement at an Activision-owned studio nearly five years ago but refused to report it to the board of directors.

Shares of Activision slid more than 5% after the news broke.

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