Tag archive for "Activision"

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Guitar Hero Live’s Shred-a-Thon Event Hits Today Bringing DragonForce

During yesterday’s weekly Guitar Hero Live update, I mentioned that big news was likely coming today with the launch of the Shred-a-Thon special event. While I assumed ...Read More

on February 3, 2016 5:36 PM
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Hearthstone is Substantially Changing Play; New Modes, Rankings, and Deck Slots

Blizzard Entertainment’s addictive competitive card game Hearthstone is making some major changes to their format, beginning with the launch of their upcoming expansion. While small changes and balance ...Read More

on February 2, 2016 7:31 PM
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The Strokes and Def Leppard are Front Stage in Guitar Hero Live This Week

Welcome to the Wednesday weekly Guitar Hero Live update! As many of you know, Wednesday is when Guitar Hero Live gets the lion share of additions to their roster via the Premium Sets. ...Read More

on January 27, 2016 1:41 PM
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PlatinumGames’ Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Gets First Official 1080p Screenshots and Box Art

Yesterday Activision announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, coming out this summer for PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and featuring action-packed four player co-op. ...Read More

on January 26, 2016 8:11 AM
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Awakening DLC Trailer Teases Skyjacked Multiplayer Map

A new teaser trailer has dropped showing off the multiplayer map Skyjacked, part of the Awakening DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops III. The map is a ...Read More

on January 23, 2016 1:42 PM
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Destiny is Getting a Valentines Day Event, Improved Matchmaking and Iron Banner

This week’s Bungie Weekly Update is chock-full of content. After taking a month-long update break, Bungie has a lot to bring to the table. ...Read More

on January 21, 2016 9:17 PM
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Guitar Hero Live Lets Fall Out Boy and Pop Rock Take Center Stage

Welcome to the Wednesday weekly Guitar Hero Live update! As many of you know, Wednesday is when Guitar Hero Live gets the lion share of additions to their roster via the Premium Sets. ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 1:39 PM
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Call of Duty Series Reaches Lifetime Sales of 250 Million Units, Seventh Year of Topping NPD Charts

For well over 10 years, Activision’s Call of Duty series has been one of the heaviest-hitting and top-selling titles consistently, with the publisher confirming a new milestone for ...Read More

on January 15, 2016 8:03 AM
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Guitar Hero Live Brings Marilyn Manson, Nickelback, and Weezer; Rival Challenge Mode Returning Soon

Despite the internet’s fanatic hatred of all things Nickelback, expect to see the infamous band on the latest roster of Guitar Hero Live’s upcoming songs. Also included are ...Read More

on January 13, 2016 6:41 PM
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Diablo 3’s Patch 2.4.0 Expected Before January 15

Blizzard’s Diablo 3 is due to get a massive update quite soon, with Patch 2.4.0 bringing a brand new area to explore as well as tons of new ...Read More

on January 11, 2016 12:11 PM
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Guitar Hero Live’s Killer Weekly Additions Introduce The Killers, Kings of Leon, and More

What a great week for Guitar Hero Live. I understand that music is all personal preference, but what Guitar Hero fan hasn’t been waiting for more tracks from ...Read More

on January 6, 2016 4:42 PM
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The SuperChargers Amiibo Are Getting Individual Releases but It’s Not Good Enough

Remember those Skylanders SuperChargers amiibo? The ones that came solely in starter packs for Skylanders SuperChargers? Some of them are getting re-released in individual packaging, normally something universally ...Read More

on December 31, 2015 1:23 PM
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Guitar Hero Live Adds Pat Benetar, Survivor and More in Weekly Update

For fans of Guitar Hero Live, we have a mixed bag for the classics in this week’s update. For those out of the loop, Premium Sets, which allow ...Read More

on December 30, 2015 3:12 PM
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Destiny’s Iron Banner is Back; PlayStation-Exclusive Rewards Available

Destiny’s level-advantaged week-long multiplayer mode is back bringing a host of available rewards, especially if you are playing on PlayStation consoles. Beginning at 1 PM ET today and ...Read More

on December 29, 2015 1:59 PM
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Guitar Hero Live Adds Christmas Cheer; Closes Brand New Rival Challenge Mode Until January

For fans of Guitar Hero Live, we have a mixed bag for the naughty and nice. The newest set of Premium Tracks aimed to bring some Christmas cheer ...Read More

on December 28, 2015 1:31 PM
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Destiny Brings Holiday Presents and Holiday Cheer to All Guardians January 7th

In today’s Bungie holiday update, Destiny’s developers mentioned that they will be spreading holiday cheer throughout The Tower in Destiny. Specifically, on January 7th (following Bungie’s holiday ...Read More

on December 23, 2015 4:06 PM
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Guitar Hero Live Adds Rival Challenge Mode, Queen, Weezer, and More

For those addicted to Guitar Hero Live’s TV Mode, the new Premium Sets introduced this week have been announced, with more coming tomorrow. Premium Sets, which allow you ...Read More

on December 22, 2015 2:38 PM
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s First DLC “Awakening” Detailed; Releasing on PS4 on February 2nd

Today Activision announced with a press release that “Awakening,” the first DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, will come to PS4 on February 2nd, ...Read More

on December 21, 2015 1:09 PM
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Publishers EA, Activision, Zynga, Take-Two and Konami Sued Over Fantasy Sports Patents

EA, Activision, Zynga, Take-Two and Konami — among other publishers — are targets of a string of lawsuits concerning a fantasy sports patent by a Texas-based company called Virtual Gaming Technologies, LLC. ...Read More

on December 17, 2015 1:52 AM
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Sony Announces a New Call of Duty: Black Ops III PS4 Bundle

There was little doubt in anyone’s mind that PlayStation would partner with Activision in bringing a Call of Duty: Black Ops III PlayStation 4 bundle. However, that announcement ...Read More

on December 15, 2015 3:41 PM
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Get the Complete Experience of Destiny: The Taken King – Legendary Edition Up to 50% Off in Amazon’s Gold Box Today

Destiny got a big overhaul from developer Bungie this year in the form of the game’s first major expansion The Taken King, and now those that have yet ...Read More

on December 14, 2015 11:15 AM
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Guitar Hero Live’s Newest Tracks Include The Offspring, Alice in Chains, and Nothing But Thieves

For those addicted to Guitar Hero Live’s TV Mode, the new Premium Sets introduced this week have been announced. Premium Sets, which allow you to play select tracks ...Read More

on December 2, 2015 12:15 PM
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King’s Quest Episode 2 Release Date Announced via Updated Teaser Trailer

While the latest teaser trailer of King’s Quest newest trailer for their second episode may seem familiar, the second to last frame certainly isn’t. According to the ...Read More

on December 1, 2015 1:25 PM
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New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game Will Be by PlatinumGames According to Australian Rating

After working with Activision for The Legend of Korra and Transformers Devastation, the prolific minds at PlatinumGames seem to be at it again with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. ...Read More

on November 30, 2015 6:09 PM
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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Update 1.03 Adds New Levels, Character Campaigns and More

Robomodo and Activision’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 had a disastrous launch, but they are trying to fix it. ...Read More

on November 28, 2015 8:01 AM
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Year One Destiny Exotics Being Upgraded in December Update, New Year Two Exotics Announced

For those still sucked into the sprawling FPS MMO that is Destiny, the upcoming December update will bring a handful of Year One exotic weapons and armor up ...Read More

on November 20, 2015 3:11 PM
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Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Announced for PS4 and Xbox One: Screenshots and Trailer Inside

Activision announced today that Chivalry: Medieval Warfare will be released for PS4 and Xbox One on December 1st. ...Read More

on November 19, 2015 10:48 AM
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Activision: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Is “Simply Awesome;” Boasts Strong Momentum Before Launch

During Activision Blizzard’s quarterly financial conference call for investors and analysts, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg talked about the impending release of Call of Duty: Black Ops III. ...Read More

on November 3, 2015 8:41 AM
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Activision Buys Candy Crush Saga Creator King Digital for $5.9 Billion

Activision Blizzard Inc. agreed to purchase King Digital Entertainment, creator of the Candy Crush Saga, for a whopping $5.9 billion. ...Read More

on November 3, 2015 12:38 AM
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Developer Treyarch Reveals Details on Call of Duty: Black Ops III PC Modding and Mapping Tools

Development studio Treyarch revealed more details concerning Call of Duty: Black Ops III‘s PC modding and mapping tools on their official blog. ...Read More

on November 2, 2015 11:41 PM