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Transformers: Devastation is Platinum’s mystery game

Bayonetta and Vanquish developer Platinum Games is turning its hands to the robots in disguise, a leak has revealed. Following on from the publication of stills from the title on Pure Xbox, Destructoid reports that a retail listing has confirmed that the studio is currently working on Transformers: Devastation, which …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is also headed to PS3 and Xbox 360

The third Call of Duty: Black Ops title is coming to last-gen, but definitely won’t match up to its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts, Activision has said. The game had previously been announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC only, leading some to question its appearance on older hardware. However, …

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Destiny players raise over $1m for Nepal aid efforts

The collective efforts of Bungie, Activision and Destiny players have helped raise over $1m in aid for the relief efforts in earthquake-hit Nepal. Nepal was in April hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, claiming the lives of over 8,800 people. Bungie had been selling a $30 t-shirt, along with in-game …

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Skylanders SuperChargers introduces vehicles for the first time

Vehicles are to be the key differentiator in this year’s new entry in the Skylanders series, dubbed Skylanders SuperChargers. Spanning land, sea and air the new vehicles, of which there are 20, are the centrepiece of Vicarious Visions’ new title, although a new hero class – SuperChargers – also feature. …

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Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

The upcoming encore to the Guitar Hero franchise has had its first tracklist revealed. Artists including The Rolling Stones, The Killers, Ed Sheeran and Skrillex had been previously announced to be making an appearance in Guitar Hero Live, but hadn’t had any tracks detailed. That’s now changed, with the formerly-revealed …

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Activision confirms last-gen Tony Hawk’s 5 GAME exclusivity

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will only be available from GAME in the UK. Listings for the SKUs on GAME’s website suggested as much earlier today, and the exclusivity has now been confirmed by Activision in a press release detailing what was already …

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Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business. GAPP revenues climbed from $1.11bn last year to $1.28bn for the year ending March. On a non-GAAP basis, however, revenue was down from $772m last year to $703m this time. Digital GAAP …

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Bungie files trademark for ‘The Taken King’

Bungie has applied for a trademark relating to something called The Taken King,” according to a US Patent and Trademark Office filing unearthed today. Polygon reports on the discovery, pointing to evidence that the downloadable video games” trademark could be related to Destiny. The logo attached to the filing is …

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