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Will Activison-Vivendi Combination Bring MMOs & Consoles Together?

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Mike Hirshland, general partner at Polaris Ventures, predicts that social gaming will become a standard feature of console games and MMOs. Moreover, he believes that the $18 billion combination of Vivendi/Blizzard and Activision might result in games “that are both MMOs and console titles. Nobody has yet done. And for good reason: it’s not easy.”