Entries in 'Activision' (153)

Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Game companies see rise in stock following strong retail results

Investors have responded kindly to the latest reported results at US retail, as game companies such as Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts are seeing strong increases in share prices this ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 18th 2014 at 8:45AM in News
Destiny PC port 'a heavy point of discussion' at Activision

Destiny PC port 'a heavy point of discussion' at Activision

Hopes for a PC port of Bungie’s upcoming shooter Destiny appear to be very much alive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
SONY: Destiny alpha available to PS4 owners this week

SONY: Destiny alpha available to PS4 owners this week

PS4 gamers will access the Destiny beta on July 17th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2014 at 1:38AM in News
THE BIG GAME: Sledgehammer's dramatic revamp of Call of Duty

THE BIG GAME: Sledgehammer's dramatic revamp of Call of Duty

In the first of our weekly in-depth pieces on an upcoming blockbuster, we speak to Sledgehammer to discover why Advanced Warfare is the most exciting Call of Duty in years. ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2014 at 3:30PM in News

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MCV Jobs: Lionsgate appoints head of games, Apple hiring for multiple roles

MCV Jobs: Lionsgate appoints head of games, Apple hiring for multiple roles

In MCV’s round-up of the latest personnel news and hottest job opportunities, Liongsate appoints a new head of its video games division and Apple is hiring a technical support advisor.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 16th 2014 at 5:29PM in News
Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Record digital sales for Activision as Call of Duty: Ghosts numbers are withheld

Activision has reported a slight decline in year-on-year net revenue for the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Activision has said that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released physically on Xbox One in the UK some time in early May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 2:01PM in News

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Activision spending $500m to make Destiny its next billion dollar IP

Activision spending $500m to make Destiny its next billion dollar IP

Publisher Activision is throwing its financial clout behind Destiny in an effort to make the brand its next Call of Duty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Neversoft closes as staff merges with Infinity Ward to form 'super-studio'

Activison has set into motion some serious internal reshuffling, as the publisher plans to close down its Neversoft studio and merge its current staff with Infinity Ward to form what ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 5th 2014 at 7:34AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare revealed, stars Kevin Spacey

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare revealed, stars Kevin Spacey

Hollywood bigwig Kevin Spacey will feature in the next COD, which is called Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2014 at 8:47AM in News
New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

New Call of Duty game reveal this weekend

The next title in the Call of Duty franchise will be unveiled this Sunday, according to a new teaser page for the game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2014 at 10:49PM in News

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Microsoft has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now officially available on both Xbox consoles in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Amazing Spider-Man 2 is available to download on Xbox One right now

Amazing Spider-Man 2 is available to download on Xbox One right now

Despite supposedly being delayed indefinitely on Xbox One, Activision’s Amazing Spider-Man 2 has suddenly been made available to download in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 10:04AM in News
Activision teases new Call of Duty 2014 screenshot

Activision teases new Call of Duty 2014 screenshot

An image from this year’s Call of Duty title has been released.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 10:30AM in News

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Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Nintendo turned down Skylanders exclusivity opportunity

Skylanders has been such a huge success it has made Activision the biggest seller of RFID tech in the world – but Nintendo refused a proposed partnership with the brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 1:46PM in News
Xbox One release for Amazing Spider-Man 2 'TBD'

Xbox One release for Amazing Spider-Man 2 'TBD'

UPDATE: Activision has said that it still hopes to release the Xbox One version. It hasn't specified the reason for the delay/cancellation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 10:01AM in News
Snoop Dogg voice and marijuana-themed personalisation pack hitting Call of Duty: Ghosts

Snoop Dogg voice and marijuana-themed personalisation pack hitting Call of Duty: Ghosts

US hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg – or Snoop dee oh double gee, as he refers to himself in the video below – is heading to Call of Duty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 12:53PM in News
Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Call of Duty mobile studio The Blast Furnace will close this month

Activision's Leeds-based mobile developer will close by the end of the month, the publisher has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 21st 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Band Hero DLC to be taken down at end of March

Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Band Hero DLC to be taken down at end of March

Activision has announced that all Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Band Hero DLC is to be taken offline later this month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 19th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
GAME offers Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-order DLC bonus

GAME offers Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-order DLC bonus

GAME is offering a DLC pre-order bonus with The Amazing Spider-Man 2 pre-orders.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:17PM in News
UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

Activision's recently teased Tony Hawk project is being developed specifically for mobile platforms, according to Hawk himself.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:53PM in News
Activision and Tony Hawk working on new project

Activision and Tony Hawk working on new project

Tony Hawk is back. Well, he’s coming back, anyway, with talks between himself and Activision having been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 8:59AM in News
Skylanders figure releases to become more evenly distributed

Skylanders figure releases to become more evenly distributed

Activision is to reduce the annualised focus of the Skylanders brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2014 at 11:54AM in News