Entries in 'Activision' (221)

Activision believes Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could still outsell Ghosts

Activision believes Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could still outsell Ghosts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could yet outsell its predecessor Ghosts, the CEO of Activision Publishing Eric Hirshberg has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Some users who chose to buy the latest Call of Duty via either PSN or XBL are experiencing problems getting the game up and running on their machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Bungie has insisted that it did not cut any content from shooter Destiny so it could sell it at an additional premium as DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 3:25PM in News
GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

Activision and GAME are this year allowing fans who queue up for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare at midnight to get the game a day earlier than everyone else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 1:58PM in News

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Noriega's Black Ops II lawsuit thrown out of court

Noriega's Black Ops II lawsuit thrown out of court

The LA Superior Court has dismissed a lawsuit from former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega aimed at Call of Duty: Black Ops II publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

The first expansion for Destiny, The Dark Below, has been priced and dated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Next week’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell 70 per cent fewer units than 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

It seems that World of Warcraft is regaining some of its previously lost users ahead of its next big expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News

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3.2m people play Destiny every day

3.2m people play Destiny every day

Bungie has revealed a host of impressive Destiny stats a month on from the game’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell up to 15 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor Call of Duty: Ghosts, one analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Destiny and Call of Duty servers downed by DDoS attacks

Bungie’s Destiny was among the big-name games forced offline over the weekend, with a group of online pranksters claiming responsibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 10:42AM in News

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Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

Bungie fixes Destiny 'loot cave' as update continues shaping game

The ongoing project that is Destiny has continued to evolve with a new list of tweaks by developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

There will be a bigger single player offering in the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare than those found in recent COD titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Watch Dogs is still the fastest selling new IP in Europe

Ubisoft has confirmed to MCV that, according to GfK data, Watch Dogs remains the fastest selling new IP in Europe... not Destiny.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 24th 2014 at 5:00PM in News
Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Publisher Activision is looking to have a lawsuit filed by former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega thrown out of court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 3:26PM in News

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OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

OPINION: Destiny is breaking records. But for how long?

It’s been a difficult few months for consumer games journalists.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2014 at 2:25PM in News
Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

Destiny attracts biggest Twitch launch audience of 2014

More people have watched streaming Destiny footage on Twitch in 2014 than any other new game launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Destiny launch sparked 'biggest US PS4 hardware sales week' of the year

Sony's US VP of developer and publisher relations says more PS4 consoles were sold during the Destiny launch week than any previous week all year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Destiny sales reach $325m in first five days

Activision has confirmed the first actual sales data for Bungie’s Destiny.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
Underwhelming Destiny scores could cost Bungie $2.5m in bonuses - report

Underwhelming Destiny scores could cost Bungie $2.5m in bonuses - report

Bungie is likely to miss out on a “Quality Bonus” totaling $2.5m over inadequate review scores for Destiny, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 17th 2014 at 5:44AM in News
Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare heading to PS3, Xbox 360 this year

Torn Banner Studios is bringing its hit PC release Chivalry: Medieval Warfare to PS3 and Xbox 360 via publisher Activision, the companies revealed today in a joint announcement.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 16th 2014 at 4:23AM in News
What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

What does it say about reviews that Destiny shipped $500m without them?

Destiny is already a huge commercial success, yet hardly any major specialist games site has published its review of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 3:32PM in News
Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Activision announces The Voice karaoke game

Music show The Voice is to feature in a new karaoke title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Destiny sold '$500m' worth of units into stores on day one, is biggest new IP ever

Activision hasn’t revealed Destiny’s day one sales but has confirmed that the game is a record-breaker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2014 at 2:07PM in News