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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
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts


Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 12th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 confirmed for DS... but not 3DS

Modern Warfare 3 confirmed for DS... but not 3DS

Activision has announced that a DS version of Modern Warfare 3 is in development at Orlando studio n-Space.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2011 at 2:18PM in News

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Activision confirms title of DS Modern Warfare 3

Activision confirms title of DS Modern Warfare 3

The Australian Classification Board is reporting that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Defiance has just been rated M.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Aug 9th 2011 at 6:16AM in News
Activision: Our digital business doubles Zynga's

Activision: Our digital business doubles Zynga's

Publishing giant Activision Blizzard claims that its digital operations far outstrip those of social games phenomenon Zynga.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 4th 2011 at 12:42PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 coming to Wii

Modern Warfare 3 coming to Wii

Pre-orders for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are on track to surpass those of last year's Black Ops – and could soar higher with the newly announced Wii SKU.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 4th 2011 at 12:07PM in News
Resurrection DLC announced as Black Ops tops 25m sales

Resurrection DLC announced as Black Ops tops 25m sales

Activision Blizzard has announced a fourth map pack, Resurrection, will be released this month for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 4th 2011 at 11:48AM in News

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Digital sales soar as Activision revenues reach $1.1bn

Digital sales soar as Activision revenues reach $1.1bn

Activision Blizzard has posted better-than-expected revenues for Q2 2011, thanks largely to strong growth from its digital business.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 4th 2011 at 11:16AM in News
Square Enix rescues True Crime

Square Enix rescues True Crime

Canadian studio United Front Games has returned from the brink with the backing of new partner Square Enix, with the Tokyo publisher revealing it will revive the True Crime project.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 2nd 2011 at 10:42AM in News
Brand Map: Call of Duty

Brand Map: Call of Duty

If you had the envious responsibility of launching a huge title such as Call of Duty into the market, which other video game franchises would you say are its primary competition?

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 28th 2011 at 1:29PM in News
Activision reloads GoldenEye 007

Activision reloads GoldenEye 007

James Bond will return – and sooner than people think, thanks to Activision’s upcoming Xbox 360 and PS3 shooter GoldenEye 007: Reloaded.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 20th 2011 at 2:30PM in News

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Activision co-publishing Moshi Monsters DS

Activision co-publishing Moshi Monsters DS

Activision will co-publish the new game inspired by the popular UK-made kids online game Moshi Monsters.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 19th 2011 at 6:53PM in News
Val Kilmer lends voice to Spider-Man game

Val Kilmer lends voice to Spider-Man game

Batman Forever star Val Kilmer will provide the voice of villain Walker Sloan in Spider-Man: Edge of Time.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 19th 2011 at 3:37PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 “on track to beat pre-order records”

Modern Warfare 3 “on track to beat pre-order records”

Every series has a heyday, but any belief that Call of Duty’s may have passed can be quickly dismissed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2011 at 11:03AM in News
Activision goes legal on ModernWarfare3.com

Activision goes legal on ModernWarfare3.com

Clever marketing move from a rival? Pet project of a Battlefield fan? The idle amusement of a trouble maker? Whoever’s behind the ModernWarfare3.com domain ‘scandal’, they’ve clearly irritated Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2011 at 10:10AM in News

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COD Annihilation dated for PS3 and PC

COD Annihilation dated for PS3 and PC

Annihilation, the third map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops, will be released for PS3 and PC on July 28th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 15th 2011 at 3:26PM in News
Monkey Island Special Editions coming to retail

Monkey Island Special Editions coming to retail

Activision will release the remastered Monkey Island titles as a boxed bundle this September.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 11th 2011 at 11:38AM in News
UK CHARTS: Hat trick for Zumba Fitness

UK CHARTS: Hat trick for Zumba Fitness

The success of 505 Games' Zumba Fitness powers on as the title racks up a third consecutive week at No.1 of the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Chart.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 4th 2011 at 10:58AM in News
COD: XP convention to debut in September

COD: XP convention to debut in September

The first iteration of Call of Duty: XP will be held in Los Angeles this September.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 30th 2011 at 11:42AM in News
Treyarch hints at more Black Ops DLC

Treyarch hints at more Black Ops DLC

There could be more map packs in the works for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 29th 2011 at 10:58AM in News
Hopes high for Acti’s other Xmas release

Hopes high for Acti’s other Xmas release

It’s not all about Call of Duty for Activision this Christmas, as it believes a new Spyro game could become ‘the next big thing.’

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 2:47PM in News
Black Ops breaks UK sales record

Black Ops breaks UK sales record

Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the biggest selling game in UK games market history, GfK ChartTrack has just confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 1:13PM in News
Sledgehammer's COD spin-off on hold

Sledgehammer's COD spin-off on hold

Activision has said that the mysterious "action-adventure" instalment to the Call of Duty franchise is on hold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 11:29AM in News