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Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Bundle coming to Walmart

Amazing Spider-Man PS3 Bundle coming to Walmart

The console most closely associated with Spider-Man is getting a hardware bundle to mark the wallcrawler's new movie. The PlayStation 3 "Amazing Spider-Man" bundle includes the console, Amazing Spider-Man 2 game, and a download of the first ASM movie.

Read more: $269 for the bundle »

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for Xbox One mysteriously disappears

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for Xbox One mysteriously disappears

Being a licensed movie game, it’s unsurprising that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is hitting nearly every platform under the sun. Launching just a few days before the film, it’ll be available on PC, 3DS, Wii U, PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360. But what happened to the Xbox One version?

Read more: Spider-Man wall-crawls away from XBO »

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Nintendo rejected Skylanders exclusivity

Nintendo rejected Skylanders exclusivity

Before the Skylanders series became a sales juggernaut for Activision, the publisher was looking into a partner. Given the kid-friendly nature of the game, they initially went to Nintendo, which could have made the toy-game hybrid a Nintendo-exclusive. Of course, that didn't work out.

Read more: "Nintendo could have kicked Disney's ass" »

"or the dude that cashed out his founding apple stock for like 10 grand"
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Snoop Dogg stars in Call of Duty's first voice pack DLC

Snoop Dogg stars in Call of Duty's first voice pack DLC

Celebrity voice packs are totally a thing. So, who is Activision tapping for its first-ever narration DLC for the Call of Duty series? None other than Snoop Dogg.

With the DLC, Snoop will narrate your fights, call in your killstreaks, and alert you to enemy activity. "What interests me most about the project is that my voice can be connected with a game that's so hip and so hood," the artist said in a new promo. "It's associated with greatness."

Watch: You dig it? »

"Really? I think it deluded him to a point where he's just a mascot to me now. The guy will say ..."
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Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer borrows more villains

Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer borrows more villains

The upcoming Amazing Spider-Man 2 will feature screen-time with at least three iconic Spidey villains: Electro, Green Goblin, and Rhino. But naturally, the game adaptation will add a few more to the mix, for the sake of boss battle variety if nothing else. A new trailer shows some more members of Spidey's gallery that the web-head will have to deal with in the Beenox game.

Watch: A quick glimpse of Carnage? »

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Call of Duty: Strike Team studio being shut down

Call of Duty: Strike Team studio being shut down

The Blast Furnace, Activision's mobile studio behind Call of Duty: Strike Team and Pitfall, will be closing by the end of this month. Activision confirmed the closure and said that 47 staff will be made redundant, but it is helping look for new places of employment for the displaced developers.

Read more: "We have not been able to find a suitable alternative for the talented team" »

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Predator teased for Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Devastation' DLC

Predator teased for Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Devastation' DLC

The upcoming "Devastation" DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts may feature the iconic sci-fi movie villain, the Predator. A new tease highlights a nearly-invisible enemy in a jungle setting. Oh, and it's accompanied by the text "if it bleeds," if that wasn't enough of a clue.

Watch: the tease »

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 video shows off PS4 gameplay

Amazing Spider-Man 2 video shows off PS4 gameplay

Beenox is getting to be an old hand at this whole "Spider-Man" thing. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be its fourth game starring the wallcrawler, so when the studio puts out a mission walkthrough trailer, the basics seem to be down.

Watch: Swinging, battle, and living as Peter Parker »

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Skylanders toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals (but they won't work with your game)

Skylanders toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals (but they won't work with your game)

The Skylanders are coming to McDonald's Happy Meals! However, before you rush to the Golden Arches, do keep in mind that these toys don't unlock any content in the game.

Read more: Eight toys to choose from »

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Guitar, DJ, and Band Hero DLC purchases to end on March 31

Guitar, DJ, and Band Hero DLC purchases to end on March 31

While Activision stopped development of Hero games quite some time ago, gamers were still able to buy DLC for their games. However, new DLC purchases won't be available come March 31st. The discontinuation is likely due to Activision no longer wanting to renew licenses associated with the DLC. For example, Rock Band developer Harmonix updates its fan base every quarter on the status of any potentially expired licenses.

While new purchases won't be supported after March 31st, any previously purchased DLC will be unaffected by the change.

Read more: DLC getting discounts »

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Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer demo on Xbox One and 360 this weekend

Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer demo on Xbox One and 360 this weekend

For several years now, Activision has occasionally opened up the multiplayer side of Call of Duty games to everyone on PC through Steam for special weekend events. It's always been more conservative on consoles, though. The first multiplayer demo for consoles finally arrives this weekend, giving a taste of Call of Duty: Ghosts' MP on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Read more: With three maps and four modes »

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 coming April 29

Amazing Spider-Man 2 coming April 29

Activision has slung over its release and pre-order bonus details for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the video game tie-in for the upcoming movie. It's due on April 29, just ahead of the movie's May 2 release date.

Read more: From Tony Stark to Venom »

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Call of Duty Elite shutting down this week

Call of Duty Elite shutting down this week

Call of Duty Elite was a lucrative, but ultimately short-lived, experiment by Activision. The company experimented with a subscription model with Modern Warfare 3, but opted to switch back to a more traditional Season Pass model with Black Ops 2. "What we have realized is that several of the Call of Duty Elite services which are currently only available to our premium members for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are things that would further unite, engage and delight our player community. So we are going to make them free for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2," Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg said at the time. With Ghosts, the company offloaded many of those services to a standalone app.

Elite services are still running for Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2--but not for much longer. The service will end this Friday.

Read more: Stats will be unaffected »

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Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts announced

Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts announced

It's around this time of year that we start hearing whispers of what Activision's up to with its next big annualized shooter sequel, tales of distant dusty lands and unlikely rumors of space stations. The publisher isn't beating about the bush this time, oh no, it's just saying it: March 26 will bring the PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U launch of Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts.

Read more: Bringing improved ballistics and AI »

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Fans name Skylanders for upcoming game in contest

Fans name Skylanders for upcoming game in contest

We don't know much about the upcoming Skylanders game, other than it going back to its original developers. Even without a title, though, Activision is kicking off promotion with a contest to choose and name a character that will be turned into a Skylanders toy.

Read more: $100,000 scholarship as a prize »

"I name my Skylander™ Pogs Footballcard, in honor of overpriced childhood fads gone by."
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