Activision News


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 ..."

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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?


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.


"Is COD competiton noteworthy at all? Back in my COD4 days I did some very low ladder stuff with ..."

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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.


"It's a good CoD, but I've been mainly shilling Rainbow Six around here. But yeah, it's good ..."

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