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Xbox 360 500GB hardware bundle arrives next month – report

Microsoft is readying a new Xbox 360 system bundle boasting the console’s previously announced 500GB hard drive, according to a recently leaked advertisement. A scan of the apparent ad posted on the Blu-ray forums indicates the package will be a Wal-Mart exclusive – the console and controller decked out in …

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‘Apocalypse’ announced as final Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC pack

Activision has revealed the Apocalypse content pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, stating that it will be the final piece of DLC for the game. Apocalypse contains four more multiplayer maps and a zombie campaign dubbed Origins. Comic book artist Alex Ross and rock band Sevenfold are involved …

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Activision Blizzard Q2: $1.05bn net revenue, $4.6bn in cash and assets

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for the second quarter of its current fiscal year, reporting net revenue of over $1bn for the period. The $1.05bn earned by Activision during the three month period was just under the $1.08bn brought in by the firm during the same portion of 2012. …

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Black Ops 2 Uprising DLC hits PS3 and PC in May

The Uprising map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will land on PC and PS3 next month. The new mode and four new maps arrive on May 15th for the platforms, running $14.99 for those who haven’t purchased the game’s Season Pass. The DLC arrives at the increasingly …

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Rumour: Call of Duty Black Ops II ‘Uprising’ DLC set for April 16

Call of Duty: Black Ops II will receive its second DLC pack later this month, according to a leaked promotional image. The image (via Joystiq) was supposedly snapped at a Best Buy, and displays ‘Uprising’ as the content’s title, as well as an April 16th release date. The info matches …

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FIFA 13 fell just 70k units short of Black Ops II in 2012

Call of Duty: Black Ops II and FIFA 13 are the two biggest entertainment releases of the year at UK retail. Both titles comfortably outsold The Dark Knight Rises, the third best selling entertainment product of the year. Call of Duty: Black Ops II shifted 2.67m units, while FIFA 13 …

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Activision lays off 30 staff members globally

Activision has confirmed cuts in its licensed games division, reporting that 30 full-time employees have been affected by the round of layoffs. According to a statement obtained by Kotaku, the moves were made to address the company’s ongoing effort to align costs with revenues.” The company also stated it expects …

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Black Ops II Revolution DLC lands later this month on PC, PS3

Activision has confirmed the first DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II will become available for PC and PS3 at the end of this month. ‘Revolution’ brings four multiplayer maps, a new zombies-themed mode and map, and a weapon. The add-on originally launched late last month as …

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Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard has released its full year financial report for 2012, recording revenue of $4.8bn thanks to Call of Duty, Diablo, and Skylanders. For the past quarter, ending on December 31st of last year, net revenue was a record $1.77bn – up from 2011’s net revenue of $1.41bn during the …

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Call of Duty ramps up eSports plans with $1m tournament

Activision says it is about to ‘forever change the face of eSports’ with a new Call of Duty competition Call of Duty: Black Ops II is bidding to become a major player in the eSports scene, which is currently dominated by games like StarCraft II and League of Legends. And …

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