Activision News


Destiny gets competitive new multiplayer trailer

By Robert Workman, Aug 13, 2014 11:05am PDT

Battle against your fellow Guardians in this great new video clip.


Skylanders Minis announced for Trap Team

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2014 8:30am PDT

Skylanders: Trap Team will introduce another figure type: the pint-sized Minis figures, similar to the Sidekicks promotion from Giants.


Destiny's first expansion comes to PlayStation first in December

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 10:40am PDT

Destiny isn't out just yet, but that isn't stopping Activision and Bungie from singing its praises during the Sony Gamescom 2014 media briefing....


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer - the Shacknews analysis

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews not only had a chance to go hands-on with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, but some footage even made its way back to the Shack offices, where our own Joe Tirado put his Call of Duty knowledge to work with a savvy analysis.


"I wish =( I've watched a lot of videos now and am getting a pretty solid grasp of it though. ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare senior director talks multiplayer map design, modes, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Sledgehammer's senior development director, Judah Graham, spoke to Shacknews about some of what to expect with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, talking about the three-year development cycle and what's emerged from it.


"Holding out for Ultra COD: Modern Black Advanced World Ops at Warfare: BroOps Edition 2"

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - first multiplayer details

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 11:00am PDT

Sledgehammer Games is centering the multiplayer experience around the new exoskeleton. More than that, though, they're also big fans of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which is why they're bringing back several features and maps from Treyarch's previous effort. Shacknews recently...


"Movement and verticality looks nowhere near as fast and fun as Titanfall to me. Seriously just ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero promotion announced

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 10:55am PDT

Want to play the game 24 hours before its actual release? Read on.


Watch the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal here [Update: It's over]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 9:30am PDT

Activision and Sledgehammer Games are at Gamescom 2014 are ready to pull the curtain back on the multiplayer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live on Twitch.


"Looks really good I have to say, we shall see what materializes. I am sure it going to do ..."

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Destiny getting Paul McCartney single

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 9:00am PDT

Single produced with 120-piece ensemble to follow after game's September release.


"I loved that song as a kid and would play it over and over on Christmas morning. I only now ..."

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Sierra Entertainment set to return with new game at Gamescom 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 07, 2014 9:10pm PDT

It's the briefest of teasers, but there's joy to be had in knowing that Sierra's still alive and kicking.


"Oh and Police Quest...the last kickstarted didn't do well and I was looking forward to it. ..."

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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark DLC now available

By Robert Workman, Aug 06, 2014 5:00pm PDT

A number of new Decepticons and weapons are ready for purchase.


"Thats my bad i was sure every one would know by now its utter crap and not worth buying did not ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts map 'Goldrush' video shows abandoned mine setting

By Robert Workman, Aug 01, 2014 11:30am PDT

The map will be a part of the upcoming Nemesis pack, due next week for Xbox systems.


"Is ANYONE playing this on PC? I picked it up on PS4, but spent very little time on it. "

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Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC concludes with Nemesis

By Robert Workman, Jul 31, 2014 10:30am PDT

The final content will arrive first on Xbox One and 360 August 5th


"I don't know how this DLC hopes to live up to the Call of Duty: Ghosts Blunt Force Pack."

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Destiny beta played by 4.6 million

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2014 7:05am PDT

The Destiny beta hit 4.6 million players, which Activision boasts is the largest of this console generation so far and the largest ever for a new franchise.


"You are wrong. Beta was only open the last day or two of the beta. Preordering was necessary to ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets a new story trailer

By Aaron Linde, Jul 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

One thing's for sure...Kevin Spacey means business.


"I'm getting really excited for this. But I am also prepared to be burned by it after a month. ..."

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