Tag Archives: Dan Amrich
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 00:58 BST
Don’t expect a re-release or remake of Monolith’s The Operatuve: No One Lives Forever any time soon. In a post on his One of Swords blog, Activision community manager Dan Amrich explained that neither Activision nor Monolith own the rights, or have any idea who does. It seems possible that Warner Bros or FOX is involved, but the take-home message is that Activision can’t do anything with the property. The 2000 PC stealth shooter is fondly remembered for its humour and camp 1960′s espionage atmosphere, and less fondly for a fairly dire PS2 port. It spawned a sequel and prequel.
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, May 02, 2012 | 07:10 BST
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 | 20:58 GMT
“Music licensing is a one-time deal. The songs from the original games were only licensed for those specific games on those specific platforms at that specific time. Any other versions created later would need new licensing deals. This is also why not all songs from earlier Guitar Hero games are importable into later games: they only signed permission for it to be used in that one game. Any change means it’s a different deal.” – Activision’s Dan “OneofSword” Amrich on why it’s unlikely Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD will have the soundtracks of both THPS1 or 2. No Jerry Was a Race Car Driver, then.
Mon, Jul 18, 2011 | 11:28 BST
Activision social media manager Dan Amrich has said that PC gamers shouldn’t expect the beta for Call of Duty: Elite until autumn at least.
Tue, Jun 14, 2011 | 00:37 BST
Despite the rage, Activision’s Call of Duty Elite service is obviously attractive: over 2 million users have signed up for its beta.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 05:58 BST
Without a doubt, Activision’s the publisher that everybody loves to hate. But is the unending torrent of bile justified? After all the recent lay-offs and cancellations, you could be forgiven for thinking so. Activision community manager Dan Amrich, however, thinks gamers haven’t quite given the “evil empire” its fair shake.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 | 08:14 GMT
Wed, Jul 07, 2010 | 21:41 BST
Activision’s Dan Amrich has rustled up some numbers on DJ Hero, which at launch in the US during October 2009 only managed to move 122K units, while debuting at 20 on the UK charts the following month.
Thu, Apr 22, 2010 | 15:28 BST
Thu, Apr 22, 2010 | 15:35 BST
Activision blogger Dan Amrich has predicted that more people will “probably” leave Infinity Ward – and may just end up at Respawn Entertainment, set up by ex-heads of the MW devs, Vince Zampella and Jason West.
Thu, Apr 22, 2010 | 07:45 BST
Activision blogger Dan Amrich has revealed that the company plans to release three new Call of Duty titles in the next two years.