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Layoffs at Infinity Ward and Others Despite Positive Activision Earnings Call

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 13, 2017 7:30am PST

Activision surpassed revenue targets for 2016, but layoffs took place at Infinity Ward and other internal studios regardless.


"full time, senior developer. there about 16 months. and this guy has a kill resume and is really ..."

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 review: shortened swing

By Robert Workman, May 15, 2014 8:30am PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is decent entertainment, but too many problems weigh the web-slinger down.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 releases on Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Apr 29, 2014 7:45am PDT

Despite being moved into TBD earlier this month, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has launched on the Xbox Games store.


"i bought it and finished it yesterday.the game was great!awesome gameplay and the story was ..."

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GameStop offering Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie tickets with game purchase

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 1:00pm PDT

GameStop is offering tickets to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with a purchase of the game, as long as you show up early enough to snag them.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 for Xbox One mysteriously disappears

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 17, 2014 9:30am PDT

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game is hitting nearly every platform under the sun--except Xbox One.


"Rogueywon put this in the comments section on Eurogamer, thought it a good idea to share it ..."

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer borrows more villains

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2014 12:00pm PDT

A new trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 shows off a few villains aside from the ones we know are appearing in the film.


Amazing Spider-Man 2 video shows off PS4 gameplay

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2014 10:30am PDT

A walkthrough of some Amazing Spider-Man 2 gameplay shows some of the tweaks Beenox has made for this iteration, like revised web-swinging, new combat mechanics, and the ability to hang out in Peter Parker's room.


"Yeah, I was all excited for this, then I noticed that it was due in April... it looks great so ..."

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Skylanders toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals (but they won't work with your game)

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 25, 2014 8:00am PDT

The Skylanders are coming to McDonald's Happy Meals! However, before you rush to the Golden Arches, do keep in mind that these toys don't unlock any content in the game.


"This should piss off plenty of parents explaining to their kids that the toys don't connect to ..."

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 coming April 29

By Steve Watts, Mar 03, 2014 10:00am PST

Activision unveiled the pre-order bonus for Amazing Spider-Man 2 today, a set of four alternate suits based on the wall-crawler's comic book history.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer debuts Kraven the Hunter

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2014 11:45am PST

Activision and Beenox are preparing their upcoming tie-in to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with a new trailer, debuting an interesting new take on classic villain Kraven the Hunter.


Wii U 8GB Basic system returns with Skylanders bundle

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2013 6:40am PDT

We thought Nintendo was phasing out the Basic Wii U model, especially after the company admitted that people preferred the 32GB model. Given how...


The Amazing Spider-Man coming to Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 12, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Better late than never? The Amazing Spider-Man game from Beenox released on nearly every platform imaginable when the corresponding film came out in 2012--except for Vita. Activision is making up for that omission next month.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2 game announced, coming 2014

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 12, 2013 10:22am PDT

Beenox, Activision's go-to developer of Spider-Man games, is working on a tie-in game for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Coming spring 2014, alongside...


"well about beenox,its starting to feel repetitive with them making spidey games(not to be ..."

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Amazing Spider-Man swings onto PC in August

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT

It was casually mentioned during E3 that Beenox's swing 'em up The Amazing Spider-Man would be coming to PC as well as consoles, but oh how easily dreams and reality merge during that weird week. How splendid, then, to hear that it is indeed coming to Steam in August.


"YES! \m/ [high five] and yes to Dogma they both need to be on the PC actually all games do."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

The Amazing Spider-Man preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 05, 2012 12:00pm PDT

It's unfortunate that The Amazing Spider-Man is titled as such, because it's inevitable that not-so-clever journalists like myself will go for the obvious headline: "The Bot-So-Amazing Spider-Man."


"That title goes all the way back to 1963 and Mr. Stan Lee. (The movie should have been ..."

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