Activision News


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.


Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 11/17: Rival Sons, Lords of Metal, and Pop Punk Perfection

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2015 8:00am PST

Another handful of songs are making their way into Guitar Hero Live's GHTV mode, including a fresh batch of new concert footage.


Opinion: Why Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Advanced Warfare put newfound pressure on Infinity Ward

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2015 12:00pm PST

Sledgehammer Games and Treyarch have made a pair of distinctly different Call of Duty games, but they have one thing in common. They've both helped push the Call of Duty formula forward in some substantial ways. And given how Call of Duty: Ghosts was received in 2013, that m...


"I thought the Maniac killstreak was pretty pimping. It was the ultimate arrogance: I put on ..."

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Guitar Hero Live GHTV additions for 11/10: The White Stripes, Iggy Pop, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2015 10:00am PST

Guitar Hero Live is adding another half-dozen songs to its Premium Show lineup, where they will dwell for a week before going on-demand and later into the regular channel rotation.


Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 sales exceed $550 million during opening weekend

By Daniel Perez, Nov 11, 2015 9:15am PST

Activision's estimates its Black Ops 3 has sold over $550 million during the first three days it was available for purchase.


"Huh, does that mean fallout sold more copies? 1.2 million reported since tuesday right and ..."

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Call of Duty Black Ops 3: All Collectible Locations

By Josh Hawkins, Nov 06, 2015 7:30pm PST

Find every hidden collectible hidden throughout Call of Duty Black Ops 3’s campaign missions.


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.


"You would have to consider the investment required to spin up a new team to build a new type of ..."

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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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