Category Archives: Activision Blizzard
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 22:45 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts has been shown for Xbox One at Microsoft’s reveal event. See both the official behind-the-scenes trailer, and the new reveal trailer here.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 05:54 BST
The PlayStation Store has these “Ultimate Edition” bundles that give you a base game and all its DLC for a discounted price. This week, they’re putting out ten new Ultimate Editions, and they’re making them even cheaper than they normally would. Plus subscribers get a better discount, as usual. Full list inside.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 02:01 BST
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 10:09 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts developer Infinity Ward has given its shooter the Vine treatment in a short clip showing off some early footage. The game will be shown at Microsoft’s Xbox 720 reveal tomorrow night.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 17:52 BST
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 16:27 BST
Black Ops 2 players can earn double xp on weapon progression this weekend. The event starts today at 6pm GMT/10am PDT and runs through Monday until 6pm GMT/10am PDT on Monday. This corresponds with Uprising being available for PC and PS3. Go shoot something.
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 10:27 BST
Battlefield’s UK senior product manager Kevin Flynn has taken up a new role as senior brand manager for the Call of Duty franchise. Yeah it’s a slow news day, bear with us peeps.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 21:43 BST
Major League Gaming’s Spring Season for Black Ops 2 is now in the second qualifying bracket with semifinals and finals airing tonight at 7pm ET. The winning team tonight will advance to the MLG Spring Championship from June 28-30 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA, where hundreds of teams will compete for $50,000 in prizes and a first place prize of $20,000. Competitor, VIP and spectator passes for Black Ops 2 are available now, and fans can purchase a spectator pass online for $35 to attend the entire weekend, or upgrade to a VIP pass. More information on the event can be found through a previous post, and through the MLG link above.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 18:27 BST
Black Ops 2: Uprising is now available on PS3 in Europe. The content contains the maps Vertigo, Magma, Encore, and Studio along with the Mob of the Dead campaign. Hit up the trailer below for a refresher. Uprising will run you £11.59/€14.49 if you’re not a Season Pass holder.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 17:19 BST
Blizzard has a released at look into the development of Diablo 3 for PS3 and PS4, via new video diary on the PS Blog.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 16:32 BST
As part of its slide presentation to investors during its financial results yesterday, Ubisoft revealed its current market share among boxed game compared to competitors Activision, Take-Two and Microsoft. It seems that during FY2012, Activision had the highest share with 19.5% of the boxed market cornered.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Log in for a few hours with Diablo 3 this week and you’ll be rewarded with increased XP gain and magic find, in celebration of the RPG’s first birthday.
Wed, May 15, 2013 | 08:39 BST
Call of Duty: Elite members have been invited to register their application to become part of a focus group that will, “help improve and shape the future of Call of Duty.”
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 21:29 BST
Vivendi is looking to sell some of its stake in Activision-Blizzard in order to refocus on its media holdings, according to a WSJ report.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 17:30 BST
Diablo 3 Auction Houses are back online, after the services were taken offline due to a gold exploit in patch 1.0.8 was discovered earlier this week,Blizzard has announced. Maintenance has concluded, and both the gold and real-money Auction Houses are now live and gold trades have been reactivated. Go nuts.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 05:52 BST
Say what else you like about Call of Duty, there’s no denying it’s one of if not the most popular multiplayer formula. if you’ve yet to check out the latest entry, fire up your PC this weekend to partake of Black Ops 2, entirely free.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 20:44 BST
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 02:16 BST
Activision-Blizzard has posted its Q1 results for fiscal year 2013 and reported net revenues of $ 1.32 billion compared with $1.17 billion for the first quarter of 2012.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 14:07 BST
Diablo III’s in-game auction house has been pulled offline and its in-game economy frozen by Blizzard in order to deal the fallout of a user exploit that allowed players to duplicate money.