Entries in 'Activision' (1055)

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
Black Ops II Season Pass still TBC on Wii U

Black Ops II Season Pass still TBC on Wii U

No decision has yet been made on whether or not the Wii U version of Call of Duty: Black Ops II will offer the new Season Pass.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2012 at 9:07AM in News
GameStop says Black Ops II on track to be "biggest game launch of all time"

GameStop says Black Ops II on track to be "biggest game launch of all time"

Global games retail giant GameStop is predicting big things for the next Call of Duty.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 15th 2012 at 4:12PM in News

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Giant sales expected for Skylanders sequel

Giant sales expected for Skylanders sequel

The biggest toy craze of the past 12 months is ready to rock toy retail all over again.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 5th 2012 at 12:07PM in News
No Doubt and Activision settle Band Hero suit

No Doubt and Activision settle Band Hero suit

Activision and No Doubt have settled out of court over the band’s lawsuit against the publisher.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 5th 2012 at 8:59AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: EB EXPO Edition

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up: EB EXPO Edition

With half the industry unavailable this week due to EB EXPO mayhem, MCV Pacific takes a look at a primarily EXPO-led week of news.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 5th 2012 at 8:05AM in News
VIDEO: Black Ops 2 features expanded 8-player zombie mode

VIDEO: Black Ops 2 features expanded 8-player zombie mode

It’s a Call of Duty game. Made by Treyarch. And that, as well know by now, means zombies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2012 at 1:42PM in News

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Skylanders gets the Mega Bloks treatment

Skylanders gets the Mega Bloks treatment

Mega Brands will bring the popular blind format to the world of jigsaws when it launches its new Skylanders Giants Blind Pack puzzles this October.

by Lewis Tyler
on Sep 27th 2012 at 10:16AM in News
Goldfinger revealed as final mission for 007 Legends

Goldfinger revealed as final mission for 007 Legends

Activision's next James Bond game will include a mission inspired by the Sean Connery classic Goldfinger.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 18th 2012 at 10:18AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Capcom business goes to AIE, R18+ guidelines are revealed, Arbie Artinian joins EA and the New Zealand industry continues to grow.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 14th 2012 at 6:30AM in News
UPDATED: Black Ops 2 for Wii U confirmed

UPDATED: Black Ops 2 for Wii U confirmed

Activision's next Call of Duty, Black Ops 2, outing is definitely heading to Nintendo's Wii U.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 13th 2012 at 2:58PM in News

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Activision insists it IS publishing Black Ops: Declassified on Vita

Activision insists it IS publishing Black Ops: Declassified on Vita

It may sound like an obvious statement, but Activision has been forced to clarify that it is indeed the publisher of Vita shooter Call of Duty Black Ops: Declassified.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2012 at 3:57PM in News
Sleeping Dogs shows its resilience by holding onto chart No.1

Sleeping Dogs shows its resilience by holding onto chart No.1

Square Enix action title Sleeping Dogs has bucked expectations by retaining control of the UK charts this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2012 at 10:13AM in News
Activision considering all brands for mobile

Activision considering all brands for mobile

Activision has revealed its intentions to become much more involved in the mobile space.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2012 at 7:33AM in News
GAME OF THE DAY: Transformers Fall of Cybertron

GAME OF THE DAY: Transformers Fall of Cybertron

The Transformers IP may have enjoyed a newfound popularity in recent years thanks to Michael Bay’s cinematic adaptations, but Fall of Cybertron is pure 1980s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2012 at 3:48PM in News

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Rumour: Black Ops 2 Wii U outed on LinkedIn

Rumour: Black Ops 2 Wii U outed on LinkedIn

A Linkedin profile of a Treyarch QA tester suggests Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be making its way to Wii U.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2012 at 3:59AM in News
'Call of Duty: Black Ops II can take eSports to the masses'

'Call of Duty: Black Ops II can take eSports to the masses'

Call of Duty: Black Ops II's brand new multiplayer has been inspired by the eSports phenomenon, the developer has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2012 at 7:00AM in News
INTERVIEW: Activision's Peter Hepworth and Michael Sportouch

INTERVIEW: Activision's Peter Hepworth and Michael Sportouch

Activision now claims to have not one, but two of the biggest franchises in games, serving two very different audiences. MCV asked European VP Michael Sportouch and UK & Ireland ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 13th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
Want to be in the cool gang? Hate on Zynga

Want to be in the cool gang? Hate on Zynga

We all have some inner rage we need to vent off from time to time. The trick is finding a safe target for your anger.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2012 at 9:12AM in News
NASCAR euro release takes pole position on PSN

NASCAR euro release takes pole position on PSN

The NASCAR game DOES have a European audience, as the game holds the top spot of the PSN charts for two weeks.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2012 at 9:31AM in News
Activision Blizzard Q2 revenues down but beats expectations

Activision Blizzard Q2 revenues down but beats expectations

Activision has seen its revenues fall, down from $1.15bn in 2011 to £1.08bn in 2012, for the quarter ending June 30th, 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 10:14PM in News
Final Modern Warfare 3 DLC dated

Final Modern Warfare 3 DLC dated

Activision has released details on the last batches of extra content for last year's best-selling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 1:37PM in News
Report: Activision payout to CoD devs may be worth tens of millions

Report: Activision payout to CoD devs may be worth tens of millions

Ex-Infinty Ward employees Jason West and Vince Zampella may have received a settlement payment from Activision worth ‘tens of millions.’

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 31st 2012 at 7:19AM in News