Entries in 'Activision' (121)

Call of Duty Ghosts final DLC Nemesis out next week

Call of Duty Ghosts final DLC Nemesis out next week

Call of Duty: Ghosts’ fourth and final DLC offering lands next week for Xbox platforms, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 1st 2014 at 6:36AM in News
Activision confirms three Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Limited Editions

Activision confirms three Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Limited Editions

Three Limited Edition versions of the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare have been detailed by publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 2:26PM in News
Wii version of Skylanders: Trap Team includes download code for Wii U release

Wii version of Skylanders: Trap Team includes download code for Wii U release

Activision’s upcoming toys-to-life release will effectively offer a cross-buy option between Wii and Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 10:16AM in News
New line of Skylanders premium toys to launch this Autumn

New line of Skylanders premium toys to launch this Autumn

Activison has announced that a new range of premium Skylanders toys will be coming to the UK later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 25th 2014 at 12:06PM in News

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Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

Bungie opens Destiny Beta for all

The excitement behind Activision's Destiny has really ramped up since E3, and the demand to get on its Beta has been huge.
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 25th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

PS4 Destiny bundle only available at GameStop in certain European countries

The white PlayStation 4 and Destiny bundle will be available exclusively at GameStop in some countries in Europe.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 18th 2014 at 9:57AM in News
GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

GAME hosts Destiny early access tour

UK GAME stores will give those awaiting Destiny the chance to play Bungie’s online multiplayer shooter early.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
GAME has sold out of the Destiny Ghost Edition on Xbox One

GAME has sold out of the Destiny Ghost Edition on Xbox One

UK retailer GAME says it has sold out all of its available Destiny Ghost Edition units for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 4:03PM in News

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Former Panama dictator Noriega suing Activision over Call of Duty likeness

Former Panama dictator Noriega suing Activision over Call of Duty likeness

Manuel Noriega, a former military dictator of Pananama, is taking Activision to court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to star in Kinect game

Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to star in Kinect game

There’s a new Turtles film out soon and Activision seemingly hopes to have a title out to capitalise on the hype.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
Tony Hawk's dev Neversoft closes doors

Tony Hawk's dev Neversoft closes doors

The closure of a studio is never something to celebrate, but at least the Neversoft team went out in a (quite literal) blaze of glory.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Activision details Destiny beta runs on PlayStation and Xbox consoles

Destiny's beta will take place later this month as two four-day runs on PlayStation hardware and one four-day run on Xbox consoles, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 9th 2014 at 1:58AM in News

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Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Rob Pardo leaves Blizzard

Blizzard’s chief creative officer Rob Pardo has left after 17 years with the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 4th 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Cowen: Destiny could outsell COD, Battlefield: Hardline pre-orders in line with Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Cowen: Destiny could outsell COD, Battlefield: Hardline pre-orders in line with Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Halo – all will be outsold by Bungie’s Destiny this year, according to Cowen Research analyst Doug Creutz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2014 at 12:22PM in News
Dinklage's Destiny dialogue has been improved, Bungie claims

Dinklage's Destiny dialogue has been improved, Bungie claims

Bungie says that Peter Dinklage’s voice performance in the Destiny alpha is being revised for the game’s actual release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Bungie vows to make sure Destiny works at launch

Battlefield 4, Grand Theft Auto Online, Final Fantasy XIV, SimCity, Half-Life 2, Diablo III – the list of online launch disasters is hardly a small one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2014 at 1:00PM in News

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PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

The US-arm of Amazon has apparently revealed that the exclusive Destiny content for PS4 and PS3 will remain tied to those platforms until 'at least Fall 2015'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:02PM in News
Skylanders magazine, comic incoming as part of new licensing agreements

Skylanders magazine, comic incoming as part of new licensing agreements

Comic giant IDW, Crayola, Immediate Media and General Mills have all signed up or extended their deals as licensing partners for Activision’s Skylanders property.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2014 at 2:59PM in News
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
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