Entries in 'Activision' (1053)

UK boss Peter Hepworth leaves Activision

UK boss Peter Hepworth leaves Activision

Activision's UK and Ireland MD Peter Hepworth has left the Call of Duty publisher, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 4:26PM in News
VIDEO: First gameplay footage of Activision's Walking Dead game

VIDEO: First gameplay footage of Activision's Walking Dead game

Activision has released the first gameplay footage of its own take on The Walking Dead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Rumour: Black Ops II 'Revolution' DLC hits later this month

Rumour: Black Ops II 'Revolution' DLC hits later this month

A leaked promo image for new Call of Duty: Black Ops II add-on content has surfaced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 7:45AM in News
Black Ops II is the UK's Christmas No.1 game

Black Ops II is the UK's Christmas No.1 game

Call of Duty Black Ops II is the UK’s video games Christmas No.1, giving Activision a run of six consecutive weeks at the top.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 24th 2012 at 9:48AM in News

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Call of Duty suffers 14 per cent sales decline in first month in US

Call of Duty suffers 14 per cent sales decline in first month in US

Month one sales for Call of Duty: Black Ops II were down 14 per cent on the 2011 November sales of Modern Warfare 3, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

UK studio Eurocom closed after 25 years

Eurocom, the British developer behind the latest James Bond game, has gone into administration.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 7th 2012 at 1:19PM in News
Guitar Hero 7 was in development, dubbed as a "disaster"

Guitar Hero 7 was in development, dubbed as a "disaster"

The once all-powerful Guitar Hero brand was killed in 2011. But a new report claims that development of a new game in the series was well underway by that point.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2012 at 10:59AM in News
Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 to $1bn sales milestone

The jury may still be out on Black Ops II’s overall market performance, but the shooter has claimed yet another very impressive record today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 1:24PM in News

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Activision signs Walking Dead TV stars for Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Activision signs Walking Dead TV stars for Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Two stars of The Walking Dead TV series have signed up to provide their likenesses to Activision’s game of the same name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2012 at 1:46PM in News
Activision releases The Bowling Dead on the Apple App Store

Activision releases The Bowling Dead on the Apple App Store

It’s not often that you get to see the Activision logo on your iDevice screen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 1:01PM in News
Was Black Ops II a disappointment? Read our full analysis in this week's MCV

Was Black Ops II a disappointment? Read our full analysis in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features a detailed analysis of Call of Duty's launch sales performance.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2012 at 11:17AM in News
Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

There are two Skylanders mobile games in the works, and one is even heading to the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2012 at 5:41PM in News

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Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Black Ops II beats Modern Warfare 3 with $500m sales in first 24 hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops II has sold an estimated $500m worth of units in tis first 24 hours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:29PM in News
Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

Halo 4 and Black Ops II could yet break records

The narrative for this Q4 has already been written to some extent, but the industry’s big triple-A’s are looking to prove it wrong.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
UPDATED: Black Ops II discs inexplicably contain Mass Effect 2 data

UPDATED: Black Ops II discs inexplicably contain Mass Effect 2 data

Select players who purchased retail PC copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 are discovering an odd, frustrating surprise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 13th 2012 at 10:39PM in News
Activision will take 'appropriate action' against early Call of Duty sellers

Activision will take 'appropriate action' against early Call of Duty sellers

Activision insists it takes street dates 'very seriously' following reports of early selling of Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 12th 2012 at 2:05PM in News

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Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

Will Black Ops II outsell Modern Warfare 3? Does it matter?

All the research suggests that Call of Duty has peaked.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2012 at 12:31PM in News
It's Call of Duty vs Skyfall in this week's MCV

It's Call of Duty vs Skyfall in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features an analysis of the new Call of Duty and its bid to beat Halo and Skyfall to ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 8th 2012 at 11:41AM in News
HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

Activision has opened special Skylanders concessions in three HMV stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2012 at 12:51PM in News
Activision reveals social games platform Activate

Activision reveals social games platform Activate

Activision Blizzard has unveiled Activate, a new social gaming platform for mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2012 at 2:56PM in News
One Giant leap - The Return of Skylanders

One Giant leap - The Return of Skylanders

It is a myth that the market for kids’ video games is declining.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 26th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
13 pages of the Games Media Awards in this week's MCV

13 pages of the Games Media Awards in this week's MCV

This week's MCV is now available to download – and it features 13 pages of Games Media Awards, with almost 100 pictures from the event.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 25th 2012 at 1:23PM in News
Skylanders invades London Zoo

Skylanders invades London Zoo

The sequel to 2012’s biggest selling kids game is taking over London Zoo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 19th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
GAME Stores opening early for Skylanders launch

GAME Stores opening early for Skylanders launch

GAME is opening its doors before school to celebrate the launch of Activision's Skylanders Giants.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2012 at 1:07PM in News