Entries in 'Activision' (1051)

Guitar Hero studio hiring for FPS

Guitar Hero studio hiring for FPS

Activision-owned developer Neversoft is working on a first-person shooter for the publisher.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 23rd 2011 at 11:09AM in News
INTERVIEW: Rob Bowling Part 1: 'We compete with ourselves'

INTERVIEW: Rob Bowling Part 1: 'We compete with ourselves'

Activision Blizzard recently held a press event where MCV went hands-on with the superb multiplayer of CoD: Modern Warfare 3 and interviewed creative strategist Rob Bowling.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 21st 2011 at 2:20AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Activison's new PR team, retail role for Disney's Roy

MCV Jobs Weekly: Activison's new PR team, retail role for Disney's Roy

In MCV’s latest rundown of the industry’s hottest vacancies and biggest personnel news, Activision reveals its new-look PR team, Disney's Manab Roy takes on a new role and Iceberg hires ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 16th 2011 at 3:27PM in News
Move bundled with GoldenEye 007 special edition

Move bundled with GoldenEye 007 special edition

Activision has teamed up with Sony to create an exclusive Move bundle for the release of GoldenEye 007: Reloaded.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2011 at 10:17AM in News

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Activision reveals new-look PR team

Activision reveals new-look PR team

Activision has significantly strengthened its UK and Euro PR teams, with three new recruits.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2011 at 8:42AM in News
Activision signs Nickelodeon for Spyro tour

Activision signs Nickelodeon for Spyro tour

Kids TV giant Nickelodeon and Activision are going on tour to promote Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 14th 2011 at 2:16PM in News
West, Zampella case begins in May

West, Zampella case begins in May

The date has been set for the trial that will settle Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella lawsuit against Activision.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
OPINION: Call of Duty remains top dog

OPINION: Call of Duty remains top dog

Look at screenshots, videos or even packshots for Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3, and you’d be hard-pressed to tell them apart.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 9th 2011 at 8:41AM in News

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Activision gains control of ModernWarfare3.com

Activision gains control of ModernWarfare3.com

Up until yesterday ModernWarfare3.com was not owned by Activision. Now, however, it is.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2011 at 12:27PM in News
Modern Warfare 3: Armed and dangerous

Modern Warfare 3: Armed and dangerous

EA has waged a war of words with Activision – but is it really winning? Call of Duty showed no signs of weakness at its first franchise expo last week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 8th 2011 at 8:10AM in News
Full COD Elite premium features revealed

Full COD Elite premium features revealed

Activision has released the full details of what premium subscribers will receive when Call of Duty Elite launches in November.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2011 at 9:54AM in News
FEATURE: Activision's toy challenge

FEATURE: Activision's toy challenge

Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure is probably the most retail-friendly game out this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2011 at 1:11PM in News

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New MW3 Xbox 360 revealed

New MW3 Xbox 360 revealed

COD XP: Activision has teamed up with Microsoft to create a special Xbox 360 bundle for the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 5th 2011 at 11:03AM in News
COD XP: What the fans think

COD XP: What the fans think

 COD XP: Activision's weekend celebration of its biggest franchise has come to close. MCV spoke to fans and the game's excitable developers to find out what they thought of ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 4th 2011 at 7:59PM in News
Call of Duty XP: In Pictures

Call of Duty XP: In Pictures

COD XP: There’s more than just video games to enjoy at Activision’s inaugural expo dedicated to its multi-million selling FPS series.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 4th 2011 at 12:40AM in News
Call of Duty showcase unveils new phase for leading franchise

Call of Duty showcase unveils new phase for leading franchise

COD XP: The first day isn’t even over yet, but there’s already plenty to take away from Activision’s Call of Duty XP event.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 10:53PM in News

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Activision signs Hollywood talent for Elite TV

Activision signs Hollywood talent for Elite TV

COD XP: Stars of the big screen will help grow Activision’s Call of Duty Elite through the episodic video  service Elite TV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 8:40PM in News
Facebook and mobile app bring COD Elite to the masses

Facebook and mobile app bring COD Elite to the masses

COD XP: Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty Elite features full Facebook integration and will be accompanied at launch by a mobile app.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 8:35PM in News
Call of Duty XP: Day One - Live

Call of Duty XP: Day One - Live

This weekend, Activision is hosting its first ever Call of Duty XP, an event dedicated to the community behind its flagship FPS franchise - and MCV is right in the ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 7:00PM in News
Black Ops map pack sales pass 18m

Black Ops map pack sales pass 18m

It may not be making the social gaming strides many would expect, but it’s impossible argue that Activision’s digital strategy is not paying off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 9:44AM in News
EA says thanks but no thanks to Activison's call for calm

EA says thanks but no thanks to Activison's call for calm

Just last week Activision’s Eric Hirshberg called out EA for trash talking the Call of Duty series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2011 at 9:26AM in News
GAME declassifies exclusive Modern Warfare 3 Intel Pack

GAME declassifies exclusive Modern Warfare 3 Intel Pack

Any consumers who pre-order the hotly anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 from GAME will receive an exclusive Classified Intel Pack.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 19th 2011 at 5:58PM in News
Skylanders takes Activison to 'unexpected' territory

Skylanders takes Activison to 'unexpected' territory

Forget video games, Activision is well on its way to establishing a foothold in the toy sector.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 19th 2011 at 1:45PM in News
Activision calls for calm in EA feud

Activision calls for calm in EA feud

GAMESCOM: The games industry is no stranger to public bickering. And as much as the media (secretly) loves it, Activision publishing boss Eric Hirshberg has called for calm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2011 at 3:39PM in News