Entries in 'Activision' (140)

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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Destiny merchandise

Bungie’s blockbuster shooter is getting its greatest add-on yet in The Taken King. MCV looks at the merchandise surrounding the major launch

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2015 at 9:11AM in News
Before and After - Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 becomes cel-shaded

Before and After - Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 becomes cel-shaded

Just two months ahead of launch, Activision has completely changed the visual style of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 1:28PM in News
Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Activision says its new Skylanders game will compete with the likes of Hot Wheels and Corgi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
Activision's Deadpool game reemerges on Steam

Activision's Deadpool game reemerges on Steam

The Windows version of Deadpool has returned to Steam, marking the first time a digital offering has been available since the removal of the title from digital channels on both ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 17th 2015 at 8:12AM in News
Prototype bundle makes shock appearance on Xbox One

Prototype bundle makes shock appearance on Xbox One

Surprise! Activision has with no fanfare or hype released a bundle of both Prototype games on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
First Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 gameplay shown

First Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 gameplay shown

Activision has finally let us get a look at the new Tony Hawk’s game.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 14th 2015 at 9:56AM in News