Entries in 'Activision' (212)

Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

The upcoming encore to the Guitar Hero franchise has had its first tracklist revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 13th 2015 at 9:17AM in News
Activision confirms last-gen Tony Hawk's 5 GAME exclusivity

Activision confirms last-gen Tony Hawk's 5 GAME exclusivity

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will only be available from GAME in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie files trademark for 'The Taken King'

Bungie has applied for a trademark relating to something called “The Taken King,” according to a US Patent and Trademark Office filing unearthed today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:27PM in News

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater confirmed for 2015 return

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater confirmed for 2015 return

Activision will be releasing Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 later this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 6th 2015 at 9:42AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets official trailer and release date

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets official trailer and release date

We now have a concrete idea of what Call of Duty will look like when it arrives in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops III tease sets the stage for upcoming shooter

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops III tease sets the stage for upcoming shooter

Activision has released a live-action short that lays out the premise for this year’s Call of Duty instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

MCV Awards 2015: Destiny wins best New Games Brand

Destiny was the best New Games Brand of last year, the industry has ruled.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:54PM in News

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Rock Band 4 will work with old Guitar Hero hardware, Harmonix says

Rock Band 4 will work with old Guitar Hero hardware, Harmonix says

Upcoming music title Rock Band 4 won’t just work with old Rock Band hardware – it’ll also work with any Guitar Hero gamers may have.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2015 at 10:58AM in News
Guitar Hero won't be annualised, won't work with old hardware or DLC

Guitar Hero won't be annualised, won't work with old hardware or DLC

Developer Freestyle Games has said that it is not currently planning to release a new version of Guitar Hero or a new guitar controller every year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2015 at 3:45PM in News
It's official - Guitar Hero Live to launch this year

It's official - Guitar Hero Live to launch this year

Guitar Hero is coming back this year, Activision has confirmed.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Guitar Hero Live details leaked

Guitar Hero Live details leaked

A new version of Guitar Hero featuring a brand new peripheral has been leaked online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2015 at 11:21AM in News

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Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves launches in May

Destiny's House of Wolves expansion will arrive next month, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2015 at 5:41AM in News
Upcoming Tony Hawk game could be called Tony Hawk 5

Upcoming Tony Hawk game could be called Tony Hawk 5

A photo posted online by an event caterer appears to name the next Tony Hawk’s game as simply Tony Hawk 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 2:51PM in News
UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

UPDATE: Call of Duty: Black Ops III launching later this year

Call of Duty developer Treyarch has released a new video teasing an upcoming official reveal for Call of Duty: Black Ops III.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:50PM in News
Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

The Call of Duty series has sold 175m units, Activision has revealed ahead of this year's CoD Championship.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:06AM in News

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Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

The British Academy Games Awards were held last night, with big wins for several UK studios including Ustwo Games, Creative Assembly and Roll7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

As Guitar Hero prepares to walk on stage once more, we speak to some of the minds behind the blockbuster series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
75,000 fans sign petition for Modern Warfare 2 remake

75,000 fans sign petition for Modern Warfare 2 remake

A significant number of Call of Duty fans are calling for a remake of Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 for PS4 and Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:59PM in News
Guitar Hero is making a return this year, report claims

Guitar Hero is making a return this year, report claims

A new entry in Activision’s Guitar Hero series is in development and will be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Call of Duty World Championships

Call of Duty EU finals come to London as team closes doors

Activision are pitting the top 28 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare teams in Europe against each other at the end of this month in London for their share of a ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 10th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty's 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:34PM in News
Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Activision Blizzard has posted full year net revenue of $4.4bn thanks to the success of four key franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Bungie temporarily put a highly sought after weapon up for sale in Destiny last week, and the resulting stampede of interests demonstrates the ongoing interest in Activision’s title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:38AM in News
VIDEO: John Malkovich stars in next Call of Duty DLC

VIDEO: John Malkovich stars in next Call of Duty DLC

You’ve already seen Kevin Spacey in the main game, and now more Hollywood talent has stepped up to star in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s upcoming zombie DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:40AM in News