Entries in 'Activision' (307)

Destiny 2 won't arrive until 2017

Destiny 2 won't arrive until 2017

Activision has confirmed rumours that Destiny 2 won’t be released in 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Activision publishing new Ghostbusters game, report claims

Activision publishing new Ghostbusters game, report claims

This year’s female-led Ghostbusters reboot will be accompanied by an Activision-published console title, it has been reported.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

Tesco video games boss Hayes departs for Activision

The games buying manager at UK supermarket behemoth Tesco, Jon Hayes, has left the firm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
VIDEO: Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game revealed

VIDEO: Platinum's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game revealed

The rumours were true – the next title from Platinum Games is based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2016 at 11:36AM in News

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Report claims Destiny 2 was due in September, has been delayed

Report claims Destiny 2 was due in September, has been delayed

It has been alleged that Activision and Bungie were planning to release Destiny 2 this September. It is also claimed that shooter has now been delayed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2016 at 12:38PM in News
Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Vivendi sells its remaining Activision Blizzard shares

Media giant Vivendi has sold the remainder of its financial interest in publisher Activision Blizzard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Activision buys MLG to 'create the ESPN of eSports'

Activision buys MLG to 'create the ESPN of eSports'

Activision has confirmed its acquisition of eSports giant Major League Gaming, and says it wants to create the 'ESPN of eSports'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 6th 2016 at 10:21PM in News
Activision Blizzard to buy MLG in $46m deal - report

Activision Blizzard to buy MLG in $46m deal - report

Soon after shelling out $5.9bn for Candy Crush firm King.com, it appears that Activision Blizzard might be making another acquisition.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 4th 2016 at 9:46AM in News

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'I'm going to call Battlefield 5 as the top selling game for 2016'

'I'm going to call Battlefield 5 as the top selling game for 2016'

Analyst Michael Pachter has said that 2016 presents EA’s best ever opportunity to dethrone Call of Duty from the top of the annual software charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Now Call of Duty: Black Ops III adds upgrade microtransactions

Now Call of Duty: Black Ops III adds upgrade microtransactions

Online shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III has become the latest premium title to offer in-game upgrades for cash.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Destiny introduces £24.99 character boost microtransactions

Destiny introduces £24.99 character boost microtransactions

A new type of microtransaction has been added to Destiny that allows players to instantly spec up a character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2015 at 12:34PM in News
Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Contrary to previous reports, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 are going to be released in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 15th 2015 at 9:48AM in News

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Activision has no plans to release the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:45PM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News
Activision tops US November TV ads

Activision tops US November TV ads

Over $94m was spent on television games advertising for the month of November in America. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2015 at 1:50PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Call of Duty: Black Ops III tops Black Friday in US - Infoscout

Infoscout has released its list of most popular Black Friday games in terms of revenue, with Call of Duty: Black Ops III coming out on top.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 2nd 2015 at 1:38AM in News

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Activision leads US TV ad race

Activision leads US TV ad race

The flurry of triple-A console releases has seen console publishers race back to the top of the TV advertisement battle in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2015 at 11:25AM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 records year-on-year sales jump

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 records year-on-year sales jump

The decline of Call of Duty is a well documented phenomenon. The only problem is, it looks like sales are back on the up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Destiny microtransactions selling strong on PSN

Destiny microtransactions selling strong on PSN

Their announcement may have been greeted with criticism, but players seem to be voting with their wallets and backing the content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2015 at 2:10PM in News
Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Video game pre-orders are on the decline, but Activision says that Call of Duty: Black Ops III pre-orders are bucking the trend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 3:19PM in News
Activision Blizzard stops reporting World of Warcraft subscriber numbers

Activision Blizzard stops reporting World of Warcraft subscriber numbers

This month’s financial report will be the last time that Activision Blizzard confides subscriber numbers for World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision stock price closes 7.5% up following King purchase

Activision Blizzard’s share price reached a record high following the announcement it will be acquiring Candy Crush company King.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

GAME’s latest midnight launch will be for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with a special tournament taking place at its Westfield Stratford store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Pachter: 'King deal is a refreshing move by Activision'

Games industry analyst Michael Pachter has praised Activison Blizzard’s purchase of King as a solid strategy for breaking into the mobile market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 12:56PM in News
IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

IHS: Activision-King deal provides short-term boost, less beneficial in the long run

Market analyst IHS Technology has questioned the long-term benefits of Activision Blizzard’s acquisition of Candy Crush firm King.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 10:42AM in News