Activision News


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets a late 'Awakening' for Xbox One and PC on March 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 11:13am PST

PlayStation 4 owners have already experienced their 'Awakening' for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, but it looks like Xbox One and PC players have been forced to oversleep.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 adds a multiplayer-only version on Steam for two weeks only

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 16, 2016 11:27am PST

There's a certain crowd out there that only cares for Call of Duty's multiplayer mode and could not care less about its other game modes. Today is your lucky day, soldier, assuming you're on PC!


"I got BLOPS3 for coop zombies with my friends, and damn if that isn't one hell of a ride. But I ..."

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Poor Guitar Hero and Skylanders performance leads to layoffs at Activision

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2016 6:30am PST

Some bad news for Activision casual fans.


"I'm surprised anyone bet anything on this generation of rhythm games. "

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Treyarch honors retired Seattle Seahawk Marshawn Lynch in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 12, 2016 4:15pm PST

As part of a recent update, Treyarch decided to pay tribute to a certain Seattle Seahawks running back that helped out with a few Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trailers with a quick update to the game's Combine map.


Guitar Hero Live also sold poorly

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 7:46am PST

We guess gamers just don't want to rock out anymore.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 2/10: Valentine's Day Premium Shows and sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2016 9:57am PST

Celebrate the season of love with a few love ballads... and Motörhead.


Destiny servers will be taken down on Feb. 4 for approximately six hours [Update]

By Daniel Perez, Feb 03, 2016 9:47am PST

Prepare for some extended downtime, Guardian.


Bungie asks Destiny players if they're still enjoying themselves

By Daniel Perez, Feb 03, 2016 8:41am PST

Did anyone really have any fun with Destiny?


"I haven't touched it for several months now. From a PvE perspective they need to adopt more ..."

- Wombat Woo see all 21 comments

Guitar Hero Live GHTV Shred-a-Thon welcomes Dragonforce's 'Through the Fire and Flames'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 4:00am PST

It's baaaack! 'Through the Fire and Flames' has returned to Guitar Hero, as part of Guitar Hero Live's Shred-a-Thon on GHTV. To learn more, Shacknews spoke to Senior Game Designer Nathan Coppard.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 'Awakening' DLC wakes up on PS4 today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2016 11:40am PST

Four new multiplayer maps and the first new chapter of a fresh Zombies campaign makes up Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's new Awakening DLC.


Report: Ghostbusters game in development from Activision

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2016 3:12pm PST

This is set to be a big year for the Ghostbusters franchise and it's looking like Activision will be helping out with a video game tie-in.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/27: New and classic Def Leppard

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2016 6:00am PST

Def Leppard headlines this week's GHTV Premium Show lineup and even had a brand-new music video to show off to the world.


TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan comes out of its shell this summer

By Daniel Perez, Jan 26, 2016 6:27am PST

Platinum Games has 'officially leaked' its upcoming title, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan.


"Cool, looks good I really like what Platinum games has been doing lately I hope they keep it up. ..."

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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/20: Fall Out Boy live performance

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2016 9:01am PST

While Guitar Hero LIve's GHTV mode offers up playable music videos, this week's additions are a reminder that it can capably capture live concert footage, too.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/13: Rock Till You Drop, AAA Metal, and Indie Pop Hits

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2016 1:00pm PST

Featuring Weezer, Marilyn Manson, Joe Satriani, and Nicke... hey, those are some cool indie pop hits in here, too, eh?