Entries in 'Activision' (185)

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

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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
Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark unveiled

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark unveiled

Activision and Hasbro have officially announced Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 1:45PM in News

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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark listed by Amazon

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark listed by Amazon

Amazon has posted multi-platform listings for an unannounced next-gen Transformers game.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 14th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Kotick: Destiny will be best-selling new IP in history

Kotick: Destiny will be best-selling new IP in history

Activision expects Destiny to be a record-breaking release when it arrives late this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
Call of Duty shifts to three-year development cycle

Call of Duty shifts to three-year development cycle

A response to Ghosts’ luke-warm reviews and sales declines? Or a reaction to the increased development needs of next-gen?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 10:12AM in News
Skylanders franchise reaches $2bn in sales worldwide

Skylanders franchise reaches $2bn in sales worldwide

Activision has announced the Skylanders series has grossed more than $2bn worldwide.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 7th 2014 at 4:57AM in News

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Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Onslaught' DLC gets PC, PSN date

Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Onslaught' DLC gets PC, PSN date

Following a period of exclusivity on Xbox consoles, Call of Duty: Ghosts' Onslaught DLC is set to arrive on PC and PlayStation hardware later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2014 at 6:31AM in News
Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Activision is in discussions over the future of UK Call of Duty mobile developer The Blast Furnace.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 31st 2014 at 5:00PM in News
VIDEO: New trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

VIDEO: New trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Activision has released a new teaser video for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

The ambiguity surrounding the frankness of YouTube payment disclosures means that this week’s scandal is unlikely to result in any legal action in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:51PM in News

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Disney Infinity reaches 3m units sold

Disney Infinity reaches 3m units sold

Disney Infinity has moved 3m starter packs since its launch, Disney Interactive has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:27AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty Ghosts 'Onslaught' DLC arrives this month

VIDEO: Call of Duty Ghosts 'Onslaught' DLC arrives this month

Call of Duty: Ghost's upcoming Onslaught DLC pack will arrive later this month and allow players to assume the role of Halloween's Michael Myers, developer Infinity Ward has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 14th 2014 at 6:33AM in News
Activision's Marvel titles pulled from digital storefronts

Activision's Marvel titles pulled from digital storefronts

UPDATE: Marvel games will continue to be made available at retail stores, Activision says. Games like Deadpool can still be purchased on the High Street, but is no-longer available from ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 7:20AM in News
GTA V is the biggest selling entertainment product of 2013. Call of Duty falls to No.5

GTA V is the biggest selling entertainment product of 2013. Call of Duty falls to No.5

The Top 20 Entertainment Products of 2013 are in, and it's unsurprising to see Grand Theft Auto V come out on top, with 3.67m units sold.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 1st 2014 at 12:01AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Ghosts down 19% on Black Ops II

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts may be the best-performing next-gen launch game, but it is still falling far behind predecessor Black Ops II’s commercial success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 1:01PM in News
Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie tabs Destiny worldwide launch for September 2014

Bungie's upcoming multi-platform FPS Destiny will launch in September 2014, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 8th 2013 at 9:03PM in News
Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

The importance of Call of Duty’s critical response pales compared to the thoughts of the series’ fans, Activision Publishing boss Eric Hirshberg has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Call of Duty: Ghosts has emerged as the big winner in the next-gen games race, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 1:13PM in News
Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been the best selling “retail” game for PS4 in the US since launch, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 9:58AM in News