Entries in 'Activision' (147)

Report: Layoffs at Activision's Infinity Ward and Beenox studios

Report: Layoffs at Activision's Infinity Ward and Beenox studios

Despite an impressive financial performance for the last quarter, publisher Activision Blizzard appears to be making job cuts at some of its studios.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 15th 2017 at 10:01AM in News
Call of Duty was the best-selling franchise globally in 2016

Call of Duty was the best-selling franchise globally in 2016

It appears that Activision's Call of Duty series had a very good 2016. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jan 23rd 2017 at 10:25AM in News
Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision's latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game disappears from digital stores

Activision and Platinum Games’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan has disappeared from digital storefronts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2017 at 11:50AM in News
CoD: Infinite Warfare offering free trial on PS4

CoD: Infinite Warfare offering free trial on PS4

PS4 owners will be able to get hands-on with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2016 at 11:09AM in News

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CoD: Infinite Warfare is back on top of the charts

CoD: Infinite Warfare is back on top of the charts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare may be suffering year-on-year, but that hasn’t stopped it reclaiming top spot in the UK Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 10:04AM in News
Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Call of Duty's US physical sales down sharply

Activision’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare suffered a similar High Street sales decline in the US as it did in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2016 at 9:41AM in News
Skylanders developer Vicarious Visions is working on Destiny

Skylanders developer Vicarious Visions is working on Destiny

Rumours that Activision may be preparing to ditch the Skylanders series have intensified with news that developer Vicarious Visions is now working on Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2016 at 9:51AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare merchandise

It’s that time of the year: the latest Call of Duty just launched.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Nov 9th 2016 at 3:00PM in News

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Call of Duty's Steam numbers are struggling

Call of Duty's Steam numbers are struggling

It isn’t only Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s boxed sales numbers that are lagging.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

Updated: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare sales nearly 50% down on Black Ops III

This year’s Call of Duty has failed to hit the heights of its predecessor in its first week in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2016 at 9:26AM in News
Overwatch makes record-breaking march to 20m players

Overwatch makes record-breaking march to 20m players

Blizzard has confirmed that Overwatch has become the fastest title to reach 20m players in the company’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Windows 10 version of COD: Infinite Warfare multiplayer has a big caveat

Windows 10 version of COD: Infinite Warfare multiplayer has a big caveat

PC gamers are able, should they choose, to buy today’s new Call of Duty from the Windows Store instead of Steam, but doing so comes at a price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2016 at 9:49AM in News

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Lewis Hamilton gets a cameo appearance in Call of Duty

World champion F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton will appear in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 19th 2016 at 12:34PM in News
Call of Duty 4 Remastered

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare disk required to play CoD 4 remastered

Anyone hoping to play the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare remaster will need to have the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare disk inserted into their console in order to ...

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 4th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Destiny 2 is coming to PC, won't carry over existing characters - report

Destiny 2 is coming to PC, won't carry over existing characters - report

Bungie will bring Destiny 2 to PC, as well as PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2016 at 11:32AM in News
Netflix grabs exclusive rights to animated Skylanders series

Netflix grabs exclusive rights to animated Skylanders series

Skylanders Academy, the new animated series based on the hit Activision franchise, will arrive next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 3:01PM in News

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COD: Infinite Warfare 'strengthened' Infinity Ward's resolve

COD: Infinite Warfare 'strengthened' Infinity Ward's resolve

The hostile reception that greeted the unveiling of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has only proved to further motivation the team behind the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2016 at 2:36PM in News
Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

Destiny content faces further Xbox One lockout

PlayStation-exclusive content that had been expected to arrive on Xbox One this autumn will now not hit the console until autumn 2017 at the earliest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:56AM in News
Destiny: The Collection bundles all the game's content together

Destiny: The Collection bundles all the game's content together

Activision has confirmed that Destiny: The Collection will release alongside upcoming expansion Rise of Iron on September 20th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron makes surprise appearance on PS4 and Xbox One

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron makes surprise appearance on PS4 and Xbox One

Activision’s 2012 licensed outing Transformers: Fall of Cybertron has received a surprise release on PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2016 at 3:05PM in News
Activision denies Sierra closure

Activision denies Sierra closure

Activision has denied speculation that it has closed its Sierra indie publishing label.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 8th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
There are some £145 Destiny figures on the way

There are some £145 Destiny figures on the way

Toys designer 3A is bringing new Destiny figures to fans. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
There was nearly an Ancient Rome Call of Duty game, report

There was nearly an Ancient Rome Call of Duty game, report

If footage from a pitch reel is to believed, a Call of Duty title set in Ancient Rome was in the works.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 6th 2016 at 3:04PM in News
Trek Industries boss admits Orion's assets were stolen from Call of Duty

Trek Industries boss admits Orion's assets were stolen from Call of Duty

After claiming that Activision’s accusations of theft were ‘erroneous’, CEO David Prassel has finally confessed that his company indeed stole assets from Call of Duty.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 1st 2016 at 10:31AM in News
Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Sci-fi shooter Orion pulled from Steam over allegedly stolen Call of Duty weapons assets

Activision claims that Trek Industries’ shooter Orion has been using assets from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Advanced Warfare.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 29th 2016 at 12:30PM in News