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Call of Duty World League Pro Division begins tomorrow in North America

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 11, 2016 10:17am PST

There's $3 million on the line in the inaugural Call of Duty World League competition and the first round is set to begin in North America tomorrow.


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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 1/6: The Killers, Kings of Leon, and the holiday charts

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 06, 2016 8:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live is getting back to work for the new year, offering up a couple of new Premium Shows for GHTV users.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/23: Modern Christmas Hits

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 23, 2015 12:54pm PST

Looks like Guitar Hero Live is celebrating the holiday, after all, with a few Premium Shows centered around modern holiday hits.


Guitar Hero Live gives the gift of Avenged Sevenfold-hosted GHTV shows

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2015 8:00am PST

Activision and FreestyleGames have a special gift for Guitar Hero fans. Avenged Sevenfold is hosting a dedicated hour-long block of music through GHTV all week.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets its 'Awakening' on PS4 in February

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 21, 2015 10:21am PST

The first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 has a release date for PS4 owners, who will get it first in February, with Activision and Treyarch laying out what this care package will contain.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 goes free on Steam this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Dec 18, 2015 12:53pm PST

The multiplayer portion of Black Ops 3 is currently free to play this weekend.


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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/15: Live Weezer show, Queen, and System of a Down

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 16, 2015 10:00am PST

Not content to end the week with a feature update, Guitar Hero Live is still adding new GHTV tracks, including the Weezer live show from the Guitar Hero Live Launch Party.


Destiny players can now pay $30 to instantly jump to level 25

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 9:53am PST

Time is money, but is jumping 25 levels in Destiny worth $30?


"Only someone with more money than sense would pay $30 to 'jump' to level 25. The game would be ..."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Black Market update introduces microtransactions

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 7:01am PST

Here's yet another Activision property with microtransactions. 


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Guitar Hero Live adds Rival Challenges to GHTV today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 14, 2015 8:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live's GHTV mode is about to get a little more competitive, thanks to a new feature hitting the mode's streaming channels.


Hitting the track with Destiny's Sparrow Racing League event

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 07, 2015 10:00am PST

Destiny wants all Sparrow riders to start their engines, as they race for supremacy and rare items. The Sparrow Racing League is set to kick off tomorrow, but Shacknews recently hit the track early during this year's PlayStation Experience.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 12/1: Steph Curry, Shaq, and fans get together and 'Sing'

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 01, 2015 12:47pm PST

After introducing over two dozen new songs to Guitar Hero Live last week, Activision and FreestyleGames are doing something a little different this week.


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New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game being developed by Platinum Games

By Daniel Perez, Dec 01, 2015 7:15am PST

Platinum Games has made some incredible action games, so we're really hoping they can do the TMNT franchise justice.


"Hopefully there is an April O'Neil / Bayonetta crossover in the game."

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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 11/28: 28 new tracks brings GHTV song total to 300

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 24, 2015 8:00am PST

Just in time for the holiday weekend, Guitar Hero Live is adding 28 new videos to its GHTV on-demand and live streaming catalog, bringing the game's total number of available songs to 300.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 kicks off double XP weekend tomorrow

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2015 12:11pm PST

Those looking to prestige quickly will have their chance tomorrow, as Treyarch is holding a double XP weekend for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.