Tag Archives: activision
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 | 18:46 BST
Call of Duty is getting to be a bit of a drag. A yearly release cycle is bound to do that to a franchise. After all, how much innovation can there actually be in a setting where the main focus is on keeping to a tight production schedule? More »
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 | 23:35 BST
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg believes the publisher is one of the gutsiest in the business in terms of taking risks and being creative.
Tue, Sep 10, 2013 | 04:20 BST
Activision have employed a lobbying group advocate one way or another on a current bill in the US Senate that seeks to research the effects of violent video games on children. Unfortunately Activision’s registration of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld doesn’t include the specifics of which way the group is supposed to advocate, but given Activision makes a lot of money from Call of Duty, I think we can make an educated guess.
Mon, Sep 09, 2013 | 18:13 BST
Activision has announced it has tied up with famous rapper Eminem and will be offering a discount on his upcoming album to anyone who pre-orders Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 | 18:59 BST
Activision has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming Black Ops 2 DLC pack named Apocalypse and it takes you through the various maps it’ll contain and features gameplay footage from each one of them. This is Black Ops 2′s final DLC map pack and it comes out on August 27 as a timed exclusive for Xbox 360. Other platforms release dates are yet to be announced. You can watch the video below.
Mon, Jun 24, 2013 | 20:53 BST
Activision’s released the launch trailer for its upcoming antihero game Deadpool and it lives up to the over the top craziness that the game’s main protagonist is known for. Featuring a lot of humor, gameplay and our hero Deadpool doing all kind of crazy stuff, the trailer’s really fun to watch. The High Moon studios developed game releases later today for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Did we mention it features dubstep? You better watch it below.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Call of Duty: Ghosts got it’s pre-e3 gameplay reveal, which included debut gameplay from the new dog and some additional scuba diving action. Gameplay inside.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 12:48 BST
Treyarch has released title updates for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2′s PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. The studio not only aims to iron out lingering problems in the popular shooter’s multiplayer arena, it also adds a brand new game mode for a limited time.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 12:59 BST
Activision has confirmed its upcoming Deadpool title for a June 28th release on consoles and PC. A smidgen of pre-order incentives were also outlined alongside the announcement, providing Marvel fans with extra reason to join the anti-hero’s adventure.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 22:50 GMT
Activision is concerned that shifting retail prices, next-generation development costs, and the need to establish new business models may eat into its profits over the next few years.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 09:50 GMT
Activision community manager Dan Amrich recently discussed the decisions behind region locking. This process, which might stop games working outside of the territory they are bought in, often frustrates those looking to import.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 16:11 GMT
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 10:22 GMT
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 12:36 GMT
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 11:34 GMT
Activision might want to turn off the lights and lock its doors this week. Some PlayStation 3 users have experienced broken DLC codes when playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, meaning they can’t redeem the Nuketown 2025 or Nuketown 2025 Zombies pre-order maps.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 13:08 GMT
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm is set to release on March 12 2013. The expansion to Blizzard’s popular strategy game seems to have been outed on Battle.net.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | 20:08 GMT
Hurricane Sandy has disrupted some of Activision’s New York-based data centers, causing issues with the online servers for a handful of the publisher’s games.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 00:18 BST
Skylanders Giants is nearly with us. The sequel to one of 2011′s surprise hits is readying itself for release tomorrow. Players can pick this up on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and 3DS.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 10:58 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is officially GameStops’s most pre-ordered title to date. The retailer has also predicted that the game is likely to be its ‘biggest game launch of all time’.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 13:16 BST
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 launches November 13th, and Activision has confirmed that anyone who has pre-ordered the game is eligible for the first double XP weekend.