Tag archive for "Activision"

13 News

Bungie Announces Progression Changes to Destiny Players on Legacy Consoles

Bungie has announced some changes for players who still have Destiny accounts on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Since Rise of Iron will be exclusive to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, progression between the consoles will change. ...Read More

on June 25, 2016 12:31 PM
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets Lots of New Details from the Game’s Art Director

During an interview on PlayStation Blog, Infinity Ward's Senior Art Director Brain Horton revealed some new information on Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's mechanics, story, weapons, and plausibility. ...Read More

on June 23, 2016 12:21 PM
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Skylanders Expanding to the World of Television; New Series Premiering on Netflix This Fall

For several years, Activision's Skylanders series has pioneered the world of toys-to-life gaming with its line of figurines and many popular games, with the franchise to expand its reach into the world of television with a new ...Read More

on June 16, 2016 11:54 AM
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Crash Bandicoot Returns in PlayStation Exclusive Skylanders Imaginators Content

During Sony's E3 press conference, after Sony revealed that the first three Crash Bandicoot games will be remastered for PS4, Activision announced that Crash Bandicoot would be in Skylanders Imaginators. ...Read More

on June 13, 2016 10:00 PM
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Crash Bandicoot Returns to PS4 With Three Remasters in 2017

During Sony Interactive Entertainment's E3 press briefing, the house of PlayStation announced the return of Crash Bandicoot in three remasters for PS4. ...Read More

on June 13, 2016 9:47 PM
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Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington Will Be the “Face of the Enemy” in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Today Activision announced that Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the popular show Game of Thrones, will be the "face of the enemy in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. ...Read More

on June 10, 2016 3:12 PM
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Destiny: Rise of Iron’s Pre-Order PS4 Theme Is Literally Just a Picture

Pre-order themes are often identified as a "bonus," but many times we see big publishers making the least effort necessary to provide a token theme that anyone could create in a few minutes, given the tools. ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 3:17 PM
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Activision Announces E3 2016 Line-Up: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Destiny and Skylanders

Today Activision announced via press release its line-up for E3 2016, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Destiny: Rise of Iron and and Skylanders Imaginators. ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 3:13 PM
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Destiny’s Rise of Iron Expansion Officially Announced With New Trailer and Features: PS4 and Xbox One Only

Today Bungie officially announced Rise of Iron, the upcoming (and leaked) expansion of Destiny, coming September 20th only on PS4 and Xbox One. ...Read More

on June 9, 2016 12:57 PM
15 Rumors

Destiny Rise of Iron Expansion Release Date Leaked by Official Website; Apparently Launches September 20

It looks like Activision may have accidentally leaked its own game's expansion release date - whoops. The official Destiny website has confirmed that the next expansion is Rise of Iron ahead of a live stream taking place ...Read More

on June 8, 2016 3:11 PM
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Call of Duty XP Returns This September in Los Angeles; Tickets Go on Sale June 11

Call of Duty XP, a multi-day expierience featuring interactive Call of Duty-themed attractions, the first Call of Duty VR experience, Exhibits, developer panels, surprise musical quests and more, is returning this September, Activision has announced. ...Read More

on June 8, 2016 10:23 AM
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Activision Will Show an “In-Depth Look” at Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Campaign at E3

The presence of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare at E3 was pretty much a given, but today we learned a bit of information on what we're going to see, courtesy of the franchise's official Twitter account. ...Read More

on June 4, 2016 2:16 PM
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Black Ops 3’s the Giant Zombies Map Now Available to Buy Separately

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Der Riese remake The Giant is now available to players as a standalone offering for players on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. ...Read More

on June 3, 2016 7:48 AM
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Skylanders Imaginators Announced; Players Can Create Their Own Skylanders

Today, Toys for Bob and Activision announced a new Skylanders game,  Skylanders Imaginators. ...Read More

on June 1, 2016 11:22 AM
36 Rumors

Vivendi Might Be Set to Succeed on Gameloft’s Hostile Takeover

French conglomerate Vivendi is slowly closing its grasp on a Guillemot-founded business, following a possible successful week in their fight for mobile-developer Gameloft. According to Bloomberg's sources close to the matter, Vivendi may now has the approval ...Read More

on May 29, 2016 1:22 PM
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Overwatch Selling “Well Beyond Expectations” According to GameStop; Early Launch a “Progressive Move”

During GameStop’s quarterly financial conference call Chief Operating Officer Tony Bartel mentioned that Overwatch has been doing very well sales-wise at the prominent retailer. ...Read More

on May 26, 2016 7:15 PM
7 News

Activision May Have Pulled the Plug on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare [Reflex]’s Servers

It seems like multiplayer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on the original Wii may have seen its final days. According to a recent report on Reddit, the Wii port of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has ...Read More

on May 23, 2016 12:10 PM
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Destiny’s Companion App Will Soon Offer Official LFG/LFM Support

One of the principal complaints lobbied against MMOFPS Destiny has been it's limited social capabilities. With nearly no in-game option for matchmaking certain events (raids, heroic story missions, and the like), many ambitious entrepreneurs turned to creating ...Read More

on May 13, 2016 1:42 PM
9 News

PlatinumGames’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan’s Trailers Introduce the Turtles

Activision just released four new trailers of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan by PlatinumGames. ...Read More

on May 11, 2016 5:22 PM
58 Editorials

Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Are Polar Opposites, and That’s Awesome

The rivalry between the Call of Duty franchise by Activision and Battlefield by Electronic Arts has been around quite a while, representing the "big guns" wielded by two of the most prominent publishers in the industry. ...Read More

on May 6, 2016 5:54 PM
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King Might Make Mobile Games From Activision and Blizzard’s Top Console and PC IPs

During Activision's financial conference call, King CEO Riccardo Zacconi talked about the future of the company as part of the Activision Blizzard family after the recently finalized acquisition. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 11:39 PM
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Activision Confirms New Skylanders Game and Skylanders Academy TV Show for This Year

Activison-Blizzard revealed plenty of financial information in its first-quarter financial results report, including a new Skylanders title for this year, as well as a more surprising announcement: ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 9:20 PM
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Activision Responds to Negativity on Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare: “Very Strong” Pre-Orders Start

During Activision's financial conference call for the first quarter of the current calendar year, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg provided a response to a question directly asking him about the 369,313 (at the moment of this writing) ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 5:16 PM
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85% of PS4 Buyers in North America Purchased the Call of Duty: Black Ops III Bundle in Q1

During Activision's financial conference call related to the first quarter of the current calendar year, the company provided a rather interesting piece of information. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 4:39 PM
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Destiny Has Nearly 30 Million Registered Players: Activision Posts “Better than Expected” Results

Activision just posted its financial results for the first quarter of calendar year 2016, reporting "better than expected" numbers. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 4:08 PM
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Devs Talk 60 FPS, New Tech, Seamless Gameplay and Much More

During a livestreamed Q&A, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Narrative Director Taylor Kurosaki and Design Director Jacob Minkoff gave  more details about the game, including technology, frame rate and gameplay. ...Read More

on May 3, 2016 4:47 PM
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Watch Real Master Blacksmiths Forge Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s Fury’s Song Sword

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was announced yesterday, but there is still plenty of juice in Call of Duty: Black Ops III, at least for what concerns the master blacksmiths at Baltimore Knife & Sword. ...Read More

on May 3, 2016 11:59 AM
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Granting Unique Calling Card to Those Who Cracked the Reveal Code

Remember the fun minigame that prompted Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare fans to crack the "SATO Defense Grid" code using hints from all over social media and the Nuketown map on Call of Duty: Black Ops III? ...Read More

on May 2, 2016 5:25 PM
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Check Out the First Zombies Teaser and Performance Capture

During a livestreamed show aired today, Infinity Ward showcased the performance capture process for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, giving a glimpse on the attention that has been given to the characters and acting. ...Read More

on May 2, 2016 2:03 PM
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Video Comparison Shows Original vs Remastered

If you want to see how Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered compares to the original from 2007, during a livestream broadcasted today, Infinity Ward showcased a video comparison. ...Read More

on May 2, 2016 1:52 PM