Entries in 'Activision' (164)

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

It seems that World of Warcraft is regaining some of its previously lost users ahead of its next big expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
3.2m people play Destiny every day

3.2m people play Destiny every day

Bungie has revealed a host of impressive Destiny stats a month on from the game’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell up to 15 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor Call of Duty: Ghosts, one analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Bungie’s Destiny was among the big-name games forced offline over the weekend, with a group of online pranksters claiming responsibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

The ongoing project that is Destiny has continued to evolve with a new list of tweaks by developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

There will be a bigger single player offering in the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare than those found in recent COD titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Ubisoft has confirmed to MCV that, according to GfK data, Watch Dogs remains the fastest selling new IP in Europe... not Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2014 at 5:00PM in News

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Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Publisher Activision is looking to have a lawsuit filed by former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega thrown out of court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 3:26PM in News
OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

It’s been a difficult few months for consumer games journalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Sony's US VP of developer and publisher relations says more PS4 consoles were sold during the Destiny launch week than any previous week all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 9:47AM in News

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Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Activision has confirmed the first actual sales data for Bungie’s Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
Underwhelming Destiny scores could cost Bungie $2.5m in bonuses - report

Underwhelming Destiny scores could cost Bungie $2.5m in bonuses - report

Bungie is likely to miss out on a “Quality Bonus” totaling $2.5m over inadequate review scores for Destiny, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2014 at 5:44AM in News
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Torn Banner Studios is bringing its hit PC release Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to PS3 and Xbox 360 via publisher Activision, the companies revealed today in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 4:23AM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News

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Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Music show The Voice is to feature in a new karaoke title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News
Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Sony: We're treating Destiny like a first-party game

Destiny may be an Activision title coming out on both PlayStation and Xbox, but Sony says it has given the title the first party treatment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Activision on Destiny launch: 'We shouldn't underestimate the power of UK games retail'

Over 1,000 UK games retailers opened at midnight last night to herald the launch of Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2014 at 1:53PM in News
PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

PICTURES: Two launch events welcome Destiny to UK games retail

The long wait for Destiny is over, with Activision’s shooter officially launching this morning ahead of what could be a record-breaking game launch in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 10:58AM in News
Bungie says players should be wary of day one Destiny reviews

Bungie says players should be wary of day one Destiny reviews

There won’t be any pre-release reviews of Destiny because the game is impossible to assess without the involvement of the buying public.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 10:24AM in News
Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Last-gen Destiny purchases come with free next-gen upgrade

Bungie is offering those who buy its new shooter Destiny on PS3 or Xbox 360 a free copy of the game on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:32AM in News
GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

GAME plans 300 midnight openings for Destiny, main event at Stratford

Around 300 GAME stores will be opening their doors at midnight on Monday night (September 8th) for the midnight launch of Bungie’s shooter Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
Activision announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze

Activision announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze

Yet another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game is on the way from Nickelodeon and Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 3:37PM in News