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Transformers: Devastation pre-order DLC is available to everyone next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2015 12:50pm PST

Those that didn't get a chance to pick up a three pack of character skins and weapons for Transformers: Devastation will get their opportunity next week, as the pre-order DLC becomes available to everyone.


Guitar Hero Live outlines three new GHTV Premium Shows and free on-demand weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 04, 2015 6:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live is adding three new Premium Shows to GHTV this week and is celebrating by offering the full GHTV on-demand catalog for free this weekend.


Activision Blizzard acquires Candy Crush Saga publisher King Digital Entertainment for $5.9B

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2015 7:50pm PST

Days ahead of Blizzcon, Activision Blizzard has dropped a bombshell by acquiring the publisher of one of the world's most lucrative mobile gaming properties.


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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will add PC modding in 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2015 10:00am PST

Treyarch has long been considered among the more PC-friendly of the Call of Duty developers and it is looking to cement that reputation with the addition of PC modding tools for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 early next year.


"People are still playing WaW on PC because it was the last modable one with zombies. Maps don't ..."

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Halloween 2015: Guitar Hero Live dedicates hour-long GHTV block to 'Halloween Rocks'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2015 2:00pm PDT

For those staying in tonight, why not celebrate Halloween with an hour-long GHTV block dedicated to the holiday?


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 launch gameplay trailer shows everything it has to offer

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2015 10:34am PDT

Activision and Treyarch have released the launch gameplay trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, which gives a nice rundown of all of the game modes we'll be playing in a couple of weeks.


"I read somewhere that all the single player levels are unlocked from the start. Interesting idea."

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Guitar Hero Live review: I Want My GHTV

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2015 6:00am PDT

It takes a lot of effort to rebuild a fallen franchise, but Activision and FreeStyleGames have proven to be more than up for the challenge with Guitar Hero Live, taking a classic series and making it its own. Our review.


"Would have tried it, but RB 4 left a sour taste in my mouth and wallet."

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Guitar Hero Live will add Weezer concert set from later this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2015 11:13am PDT

Guitar Hero Live will continue to add musical content in new and unconventional ways by taking a Weezer concert set to take place tomorrow night and filming it to add to the game in the near future.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 adds loyalty incentives and races in with Free Run mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2015 2:07pm PDT

As part of its continuing Black Ops Friday streams, Treyarch has unveiled the latest game mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, one that falls in the nebulous barrier between single and multiplayer. The developer also described some bonuses that loyal CoD players will be recei...


Interview: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Actress Rachel Kimsey on Playing Rachel Kane

By Steven Wong, Oct 13, 2015 9:00am PDT

Rachel Kimsey plays Rachel Kane in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, and she'll be at your side an in your ear as you play. We sit down with the actress to find out what it takes to become a badass cyborg commando from the future.


Treyarch and Activision Apologize for Fake Reports of Terrorism on Official Call of Duty Twitter

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 13, 2015 8:40am PDT

Last week the official Call of Duty Twitter account decided to run a simple marketing campaign for their upcoming game, Black Ops 3. The campaign was not received well, however, and now someone has reached out from Treyarch to apologize for the events.


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Destiny servers down again today for maintenance; will last at least two hours

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2015 6:25am PDT

Bungie will be taking Destiny's servers down today for scheduled maintenance. Find out what time you'll be inconvienced in our story.


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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will launch with all missions unlocked; Firebreak specialist revealed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 12, 2015 1:02pm PDT

Treyatch has revealed players will be able to access any mission in Black Ops 3 as soon as they pop fire the game up.


Guitar Hero Live goes back to the past with latest song reveals

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2015 10:45am PDT

While Activision and FreeStyleGames are moving forward with the Guitar Hero series, they also recognize the songs that first made the series great, which is why they're revealing a handful of classic GH tracks for the upcoming Guitar Hero Live.


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Destiny: The Taken King - How to Get the Sleeper Simulant Exotic Fusion Rifle

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 07, 2015 9:45am PDT

Learn everything you need to know to get yourself the Sleeper Simulant Exotic Fusion Rifle.