Entries in 'Activision' (116)

Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

Activision becomes independent from Vivendi in $8.2bn deal

One of the world's biggest games companies is set to buy back its independence from owner Vivendi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 26th 2013 at 7:11AM in News
Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

Blizzard's Battle.net launcher beta looks like EA Origin

The first video footage of Blizzard’s long-rumoured Battle.net launcher beta has hit the internet.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 1:42PM in News
Vivendi wants $3bn of Activision's cash

Vivendi wants $3bn of Activision's cash

The owner of Activision is rumoured to be preparing a move to grab in the region of $3bn from the “cash rich” publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Activision announces another new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game

Activision announces another new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game

Another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game has been announced by partners Activision and Nickelodeon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2013 at 12:08PM in News

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Activision re-joins Entertainment Software Association

Activision re-joins Entertainment Software Association

The Entertainment Software Association has confirmed that Activision has re-joined the trade body.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2013 at 2:47PM in News
Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

Vivendi seeks payout after Acitivision Blizzard sale fails

French telecoms giant Vivendi is reportedly looking for ways to extract cash from Activision Blizzard.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 8th 2013 at 9:55AM in News
Activision: Microsoft has to win the value argument, win hearts and minds

Activision: Microsoft has to win the value argument, win hearts and minds

Microsoft is perfectly entitled to charge $499 for Xbox One – but it will need to convince the public that the RRP is justified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 9:54AM in News
Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Destiny gets "biggest ever new IP investment" from Activision

Bungie’s promising Destiny has been given some heavyweight financial backing from publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 9:24AM in News

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Call of Duty Ghosts development held up by lack of final next-gen hardware

Call of Duty Ghosts development held up by lack of final next-gen hardware

Developer Infinity Ward cannot finish work on key elements of Call of Duty: Ghosts as it is yet to receive final next-gen hardware samples.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2013 at 3:15PM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts IS getting a Wii U release

Call of Duty: Ghosts IS getting a Wii U release

Despite not once naming the format in any of its press releases or marketing materials, Activision now says Call of Duty: Ghosts is getting a release on Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
SONY: PlayStation hosts first gameplay demo of Destiny

SONY: PlayStation hosts first gameplay demo of Destiny

Bungie and Activision's collaboration Destiny saw its first live gameplay demo on stage at Sony's E3 press conference, running on the PS4.

on Jun 11th 2013 at 3:45AM in News

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Wildstar dev: 'We can fill the World of Warcraft void'

Wildstar dev: 'We can fill the World of Warcraft void'

The team behind NCsoft’s new MMO Wildstar says it will win back gamers who have abandoned World of Warcraft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
Bungie: We need to prove ourselves with Destiny

Bungie: We need to prove ourselves with Destiny

It may be behind one of the biggest game franchises of all time, but Bungie insists it still needs to prove itself.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2013 at 3:10PM in News