Entries in 'Activision' (1051)

HOT TOPICS: Has Call of Duty peaked?

HOT TOPICS: Has Call of Duty peaked?

In the first of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry's future, Christopher Dring explains why it's too early to call time on the world's most ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 4th 2012 at 2:32PM in News
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron heading to PC

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron heading to PC

A Windows version of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron has been announced by Activision.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 3rd 2012 at 7:50PM in News
Skylanders soars as the world's top game franchise

Skylanders soars as the world's top game franchise

Activision has stated that Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is the No.1 best selling console and handheld game this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 1st 2012 at 1:20PM in News
Former Infinity Ward devs settle with Activision

Former Infinity Ward devs settle with Activision

Former Call of Duty developers Jason West and Vince Zampella have settled their lawsuit with Activision.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 1st 2012 at 5:58AM in News

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Fall of Cybertron gets retro Optimus Prime DLC

Fall of Cybertron gets retro Optimus Prime DLC

Activision is targeting the die-hard Transformer fans with its pre-order DLC offering in the US for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2012 at 4:03PM in News
Activision and West/Zampella could be settled out of court

Activision and West/Zampella could be settled out of court

The court case between Activision and former Infinity Ward owners Jason West and Vince Zampella has been delayed amidst rumours of an out-of-court settlement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2012 at 10:59AM in News
Activision paid Infinity Ward $493m in bonuses

Activision paid Infinity Ward $493m in bonuses

The Activision versus former Infinity Ward devs Vince Zampella and Jason West case has unearthed yet another interesting nugget, a hard number of nearly $500m in bonuses passed from publisher ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2012 at 7:27AM in News
What's Out Today? w/e May 25th, 2012

What's Out Today? w/e May 25th, 2012

Ubisoft assaults the FPS market with the long-awaited return of its flagship Tom Clancy shooter.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 25th 2012 at 9:43AM in News

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Bungie's $60,000,000 Activision marathon

Bungie's $60,000,000 Activision marathon

Sixty million dollars. That’s how much Bungie could receive in bonuses if it hits all of the milestones set in its publishing deal with Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2012 at 10:11AM in News
Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection 2 out now on Xbox 360

Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection 2 out now on Xbox 360

The second Modern Warfare 3 content drop has arrived on Xbox 360, Activision has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2012 at 9:08PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Development duties on worldwide hit Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 were nearly taken from Infinity Ward and handed to Treyarch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 9:43AM in News
Activision's Destiny timeline reveals Xbox 720 and PS4 launch dates

Activision's Destiny timeline reveals Xbox 720 and PS4 launch dates

The transition between Xbox 360 and Xbox 720 will take place between 2013 and 2015, Activision anticipates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 3:05PM in News

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Activision thinks Bungie deal may outlive boxed games

Activision thinks Bungie deal may outlive boxed games

Boxed retail may not survive beyond 2019 and perhaps end as early as 2013, Activision believes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 2:37PM in News
Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Activision bolsters UK development with new studio

Publishing powerhouse Activision is set to establish a brand new mobile-focused studio in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Activision contract exposes Bungie's project 'Destiny'

Activision contract exposes Bungie's project 'Destiny'

Activision’s ongoing court battle with former Infinity Ward developers Jason West and Vince Zampella has taken a surprising turn, as the publisher’s high-profile 2010 deal with Bungie has suddenly been ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 22nd 2012 at 2:13AM in News
007 Legends dated for October

007 Legends dated for October

The latest James Bond game has received a release date courtesy of Activision.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2012 at 8:31PM in News

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NASCAR The Game: Inside Line revealed, slated for 2012

NASCAR The Game: Inside Line revealed, slated for 2012

Activision has announced a new licensed NASCAR title set to arrive this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 18th 2012 at 5:02AM in News
REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

REPORT: Acti considered "fake fire drill" to hack Infinity Ward PCs

Bobby Kotick, the CEO of Activision, personally ordered the hacking of computers belonging to former Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Jason Zampella, court documents allege.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
Activision, EA settle Modern Warfare case

Activision, EA settle Modern Warfare case

Activision and EA have agreed to file a settlement agreement in their Call of Duty dispute.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 17th 2012 at 1:09AM in News
Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Activision pays $42m to Infinity Ward devs

Publishing giant Activision has paid a portion of its employees $42 million in long-delayed royalty payments for Modern Warfare 2, as part of a wider lawsuit between the company and ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 15th 2012 at 10:35AM in News
Black Ops II could breach Infinity Ward contract

Black Ops II could breach Infinity Ward contract

Treyarch’s next game in the Call of Duty franchise could be in breach of a studio agreement signed in 2008 by both Activision and Infinity Ward executives.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on May 9th 2012 at 10:54AM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD hits next month

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD hits next month

A release window for upcoming title Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD has been revealed by none other than Tony Hawk.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 9th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
Black Ops II trailer nears 10m views on YouTube

Black Ops II trailer nears 10m views on YouTube

While some of the games press chooses to dwell on the odd notion that Call of Duty has lost its appeal, the public as a whole continue to go crazy ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2012 at 10:47AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The Aussie government makes several moves this week, while the NZGDA conference announces its lineup and Call of Duty hits TV.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 4th 2012 at 4:52AM in News
GAME offers immediate Black Ops II pre-order bonus

GAME offers immediate Black Ops II pre-order bonus

Retailer GAME is offering a Modern Warfare 3 bonus for all those who pre-order the freshly announced Black Ops II through the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2012 at 9:37AM in News