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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Exo Zombies Carrier trailer introduces Bruce Campbell

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 01, 2015 10:54am PDT

Hail to the king, baby! Bruce Campbell has joined the cast of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Exo Zombies campaign and you can check him out in the latest trailer.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare battles for Supremacy next week

By Daniel Perez, May 26, 2015 10:32am PDT

Activision has announced Advanced Warfare's next DLC pack, called Supremacy, will land on Xbox first next week.


Guitar Hero Live adds Tenacious D, Pearl Jam, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, May 26, 2015 9:53am PDT

It's a new Tuesday and that means more tracks from Guitar Hero Live. This week, Activision and Freestyle are adding another dozen tracks from artists like Tenacious D, Pearl Jam, and others.


Destiny: House of Wolves Review: Leader of the Pack

By Daniel Perez, May 22, 2015 2:00pm PDT

The second expansion for Destiny, the House of Wolves, released this week to a cautiously-excited fanbase considering how much of a let down The Dark Below was. Bungie hopes to make up for it by adding an exuberant amount of content in House of Wolves, but is it too little t...


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Guitar Hero Live adds Royal Blood, Marilyn Manson, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, May 19, 2015 3:35pm PDT

Activision is getting into the spirit of Tuesday being new music day, so they're revealing some more new tracks for Guitar Hero Live, led by Royal Blood and Marilyn Manson.


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Destiny House of Wolves release time revealed

By Daniel Perez, May 19, 2015 8:00am PDT

Want to know when exactly Destiny's House of Wolves expansion will be released today? Don't worry as you're only just a few hours away.


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Guitar Hero Live names over two dozen new tracks

By Ozzie Mejia, May 12, 2015 10:05am PDT

Now that the initial excitement has passed, Guitar Hero Live is getting down to business by revealing some of new tracks that will be featured in Freestyle Games' upcoming reboot.


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Destiny: House of Wolves DLC end-game PvE mode detailed

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Bungie has finally shed some light regarding Destiny's House of Wolves PvE mode, called Prison of Elders. We learn who will be able to access it, what it entails, and what rewards we can expect.


Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 confirms a return to the series' roots

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2015 9:50am PDT

The latter days of the Tony Hawk franchise introduced a lot of gimmicks, most recently introducing a heavy, expensive skateboard peripheral. All of those gimmicks are now a thing of the past, as Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is a return to the series' classic gameplay style.


"I'm still a big fan of score-attack games. I really want this game to be about making huge ..."

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Destiny House of Wolves DLC includes end-game PvP mode and more

By Daniel Perez, Apr 30, 2015 7:00am PDT

Bungie revelaed those who take their Destiny PvP serious will be in for a treat when House of Wolves releases in a few weeks.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer preview - call in the Specialists

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2015 10:00am PDT

Treyarch is not planning to rest on their laurels for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's multiplayer. They're adding new movement ideas, improving weapon control across all phases of movement, and adding Specialist classes that bring in their own unique firepower to the battlefield...


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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 single-player preview: 'Black' to the future

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2015 10:00am PDT

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's single-player story picks up where Black Ops 2 led off, but with one major difference. Black Ops 3's player character is now fully customizable and will be able to bring three friends along for the ride, with the campaign getting four-player onlin...


"Pretty interesting that they are going for a more "sandbox" campaign approach. COD: AW was the ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 minimum PC specs revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 26, 2015 10:00am PDT

Treyarch is expressing their seriousness for Call of Duty: Black Ops III's PC version, noting that they'll be building from the ground-up and working with hardware manufacturers. They're also releasing PC minimum specs today, over six months before the game's release.


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The Top 5 Best Call of Duty: Black Ops Multiplayer Modes

By Steven Wong, Apr 24, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Black Ops has introduced some of the most memorable and exciting multiplayer modes into the Call of Duty universe. Take some time to dive into some of them this weekend in anticpation of the official Black Ops 3 reveal this weekend.


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Encore! A Guitar Hero timeline (part 3)

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Now that the Guitar Hero series had reached the top of the gaming world, all that was left was to watch it fall. And fall, it did. To wrap up our Guitar Hero timeline, Shacknews looks at the final Guitar Hero games and the depths that led to the series' four-year hiatus. The...


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