Entries in 'Activision' (307)

Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Amazon will deliver Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 at midnight

Online retail is trying to muscle its way into the midnight launch market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 9:52AM in News
Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Activision Blizzard buys King for $5.9bn

Two of the biggest names in games are to become one.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 8:57AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty Black Ops III's live-action launch trailer arrives

VIDEO: Call of Duty Black Ops III's live-action launch trailer arrives

It’s Call of Duty week! And in keeping with tradition, Activision has released its live-action launch trailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 2:14PM in News
Tempo Storm already on the hunt for Overwatch teams

Tempo Storm already on the hunt for Overwatch teams

Some of the world’s top eSports teams are actively recruiting for teams to compete in Blizzard’s upcoming competitive shooter Overwatch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 11:58AM in News

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No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will not receive all of the post-release DLC pencilled in for the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 11:03AM in News
PS3 and 360 versions of Black Ops 3 will miss series' 60fps benchmark

PS3 and 360 versions of Black Ops 3 will miss series' 60fps benchmark

Although games running at 30 frames per second are pretty standard nowadays, Call of Duty is a series that has always valued the benefits of 60fps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Activision announces eSports division headed by former ESPN boss

Activision announces eSports division headed by former ESPN boss

Call of Duty publisher Activision is making a big move into eSports with the opening of a brand new competitive gaming division.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 1:14PM in News
Vivendi acquires stake in Ubisoft and Gameloft

Vivendi acquires stake in Ubisoft and Gameloft

Shares in both Ubisoft and Gameloft have lifted after former Activision parent Vivendi acquired a stake in the pair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2015 at 12:16PM in News

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Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

A Treyarch developer has apologised for the mock-terrorist campaign that was conducted on the Call of Duty Twitter feed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2015 at 2:50PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 does away with 'archaic' campaign level lock

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 does away with 'archaic' campaign level lock

Fancy skipping straight to the last level of Black Ops 3’s campaign? That’s not going to be a problem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2015 at 9:42AM in News
Transformers Devastation part of brand's new cross-media narrative

Transformers Devastation part of brand's new cross-media narrative

Activision’s Transformers Devastation is actually part of a far wider plan for the brand, it has emerged.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Microtransactions are coming to Destiny

Microtransactions are coming to Destiny

Bungie’s shooter Destiny is to shortly begin offering microtransactions to players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2015 at 10:08AM in News

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Activision says it's working to improve Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

Activision says it's working to improve Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 is released in the UK today, but widespread technical issues have marred its launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 11:35AM in News
Full Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS on the disc, Activision confirms

Full Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS on the disc, Activision confirms

Activision has said that the physical disc of new release Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 does, despite speculation, contain the full game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2015 at 12:48PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops III drops single player mode on PS3 and 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops III drops single player mode on PS3 and 360

The last-gen versions of upcoming shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be multiplayer only releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 4:32PM in News
Activision creates Call of Duty World League ahead of BLOPS 3 launch

Activision creates Call of Duty World League ahead of BLOPS 3 launch

Activision, publishers of the perennial Call of Duty franchise, today announced they are forming a standardised global league for eSports competition.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 24th 2015 at 3:18PM in News

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Activision has released a Downton Abbey game

Activision has released a Downton Abbey game

The publisher of Call of Duty and Destiny has released a brand new game… based on ITV period drama Downton Abbey.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2015 at 10:06AM in News
Destiny: The Taken King claims PSN's records

Destiny: The Taken King claims PSN's records

The expansion to Bungie’s co-op focused shooter Destiny has claimed a new PlayStation Network record.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Deadpool arrives on PS4, Xbox One in November

Deadpool arrives on PS4, Xbox One in November

A port of Activision's Deadpool game is heading to PS4 and Xbox One, GameStop has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2015 at 5:30PM in News
VIDEO: Live-action Destiny trailer arrives ahead of The Taken King

VIDEO: Live-action Destiny trailer arrives ahead of The Taken King

The Taken King is very nearly upon us, so of course it’s time for a big promotional push from Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 12:35PM in News
Guitar Hero among a trio of Activision titles announced for Apple TV

Guitar Hero among a trio of Activision titles announced for Apple TV

Activision has pledged its early support to the new-look Apple TV with a trio of brands confirmed for the platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2015 at 3:41PM in News
Activision offers a helping hand to last-gen Destiny players with free flash drive

Activision offers a helping hand to last-gen Destiny players with free flash drive

Publisher Activision appears to be going above and beyond to help out those who are still playing Destiny on PS3 and Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Destiny sequel was originally set to launch this month

Destiny sequel was originally set to launch this month

Destiny was originally planned to come out in 2013, with a ‘Destiny 2’ set for launch this month.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 1:30PM in News
Skylanders to debut on iPhone and iPod Touch

Skylanders to debut on iPhone and iPod Touch

Activision will this year offer the full-console Skylanders experience to iPhone and iPod Touch owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2015 at 4:02PM in News
Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Skylanders Battlecast brings physical decks to the card-battling genre

Activision has announced a new iOS and Android card battling game that will integrate real-world playing cards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 2:06PM in News