News items tagged with activision

Destiny: Xur Location and Items

Destiny: Xur Location and Items

This week, Destiny players can find their favorite exotic weapon and armor vendor Xur in The Reef. The Agent of the Nine doesn’t alwa...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 March 2017
Destiny's New Most Popular Trials of Osiris Weapons

Destiny's New Most Popular Trials of Osiris Weapons

The first week of Trials of Osiris after Destiny‘s latest weapon rebalance patch leads to a new group of popular weapons used in the competitive playlist. This past weekend was Destiny’s fi...

By Weston Albert on 21 February 2017
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For February 21, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For February 21, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset, and here is everything that Guardians needs to know for February 21, 2017. The past...

By Derek Nichols on 21 February 2017
Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Next Overwatch Hero Is 'Not Who You Think It Is'

Director Jeff Kaplan casually drops a bombshell on the Overwatch community, declaring the upcoming twenty-forth hero to not be who everyone thinks it will be. Just hours ago, Jeff Kaplan, i...

By Curt Hutson on 18 February 2017
Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

Overwatch: Terry Crews Makes Mock Audition for Doomfist

The Hollywood actor Terry Crews creates a video containing a brief mock audition for the role of Doomfist in developer Blizzard’s team-based shooter Overwatch. About a couple of months ago,...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 February 2017
Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny Guide: When to Equip High-Caliber Rounds

Destiny‘s High-Caliber Round perk has more to it than meets the eye, being highly effective on some weapons while being practically useless on others. If there’s one weapon perk in Destiny...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Overwatch: Elon Musk Calls Team-Based Shooter 'Amazing'

Overwatch: Elon Musk Calls Team-Based Shooter 'Amazing'

Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based title Overwatch gains another fan in Canadian-American inventor Elon Musk, who praises the game in an interview with Y Combinator. Fans of the smash-hit...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 January 2017
New Destiny Art of an Unreleased Exotic Weapon

New Destiny Art of an Unreleased Exotic Weapon

Destiny fans get a new, better glimpse at Dubious Volley, an exotic rocket launcher that was cut from Destiny and has never made its way back into the game. There’s no question that during...

By Weston Albert on 10 January 2017
Overwatch Valentine's Day Voice Lines Discovered

Overwatch Valentine's Day Voice Lines Discovered

In an Overwatch thread on Reddit, one user has posted datamined voice lines from the upcoming Valentine’s Day update in the game’s public test realm, sending fans into a frenzy. As one of t...

By AJ Caulfield on 10 January 2017
Overwatch VR Becomes Reality Thanks to Korean Students

Overwatch VR Becomes Reality Thanks to Korean Students

A group of South Korean high school students make Overwatch VR a reality, combining a Samsung Gear VR headset and some sensors to play as Soldier: 76 in virtual reality. Since its release i...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 January 2017
Report: Older Destiny Digital Codes No Longer Working

Report: Older Destiny Digital Codes No Longer Working

Players are reporting that older digital codes for the original version of Destiny are no longer working on console stores, despite the codes not being expired. Destiny has gone through num...

By Weston Albert on 07 January 2017
Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

Black Ops 3 DLC, Rise of Iron Top PS4 Add-Ons of 2016

The official US PlayStation blog reveals the top selling PlayStation store add-ons in 2016, with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC and Destiny: Rise of Iron leading the pack. Gaming retrospecti...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 January 2017
Destiny's Weapons Referenced in New Netflix Show

Destiny's Weapons Referenced in New Netflix Show

The new Netflix sci-fi series Travelers dropped a reference to Bungie’s Destiny in its eighth episode, mentioning the names of the game’s exotic weapons. Travelers, a Netflix and Showcase c...

By AJ Caulfield on 06 January 2017
Activision Removes Spider-Man, TMNT Games from Digital

Activision Removes Spider-Man, TMNT Games from Digital

Activision quietly removes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and both The Amazing Spider-Man games from digital storefronts after alleged licensing issues. Anyone who wanted to buy Teenage Mutan...

By Fergus O'Sullivan on 04 January 2017
Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Destiny: How to Play Sparrow Racing in Private Matches

Find out how Destiny fans can still race Sparrows to their hearts’ content, now available in private matches after the latest live event and Sparrow Racing League has ended. As of January 3...

By Weston Albert on 04 January 2017
Is The Next Call of Duty Set within the 20th Century?

Is The Next Call of Duty Set within the 20th Century?

A few tweets from Sledgehammer Games cause fans to start speculating that the next Call of Duty game could take the franchise back into the past during the 20th century. After a rocky start...

By Derek Nichols on 03 January 2017
Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

Destiny Fan Creates Awesome Raid Weapon Concepts

With Destiny fans’ ongoing desire for old raids to come back to the game, one fan theorizes how refreshed raid weapons could work in the current state of the game. After Destiny‘s current l...

By Weston Albert on 31 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

Destiny Guide: Finish The Dawning's Hardest Quests

With just days left before Destiny‘s December live event, The Dawning, goes away, follow these easy steps to wrap up the toughest quests and record book tasks. The Dawning is Destiny‘s late...

By Weston Albert on 30 December 2016
Rumor: Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Release Date Leaks

Rumor: Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy Release Date Leaks

A Brazilian retailer seems to have prematurely revealed the release date for the hotly anticipated Crash Bandicoot: N Sane Trilogy, pegging the game for release very soon. As a major blast...

By Riley Little on 29 December 2016
Destiny Player Gets 'Working' Gjallarhorn for Christmas

Destiny Player Gets 'Working' Gjallarhorn for Christmas

One lucky Destiny fan gets a unique Christmas present from his wife: a working replica of the iconic Gjallarhorn exotic rocket launcher that comes complete with sound effects. For the relea...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 December 2016
Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny Posts Impressive Stats on The Dawning Event

Destiny developer Bungie releases statistics and figures about Destiny‘s latest live event, The Dawning, and what players have been able to accomplish so far. Destiny‘s current live event,...

By Weston Albert on 24 December 2016
Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny Weekly Reset: What's New For December 20, 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron kicks off another new week of content for players with the weekly playlist reset, and here is everything that one needs to know for December 20. While Bungie may be o...

By Derek Nichols on 20 December 2016
Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Destiny Guide: Get Nova Mortis and Abbadon Exotics

Find out how to add two new exotics to your arsenal with this guide to completing The Dawning quests for the Nova Mortis and Abbadon heavy machine guns. Destiny‘s current December live even...

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2016
Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Destiny Guide: How to Get the Poison Apple Sparrow

Check out this guide to see how to complete Destiny‘s new exclusive Sparrow Racing League Quest before it’s gone, and get the new Sparrow The Poison Apple. There is a new quest in Destiny t...

By Weston Albert on 17 December 2016
Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

Shadow of Mordor Wins Game of the Year at GDC

‘Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’ has another award to add to its collection, as Monolith’s title wins Game of the Year at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

By Rob Gordon on 25 April 2015
'Tony Hawk' Anthology Mod

'Tony Hawk' Anthology Mod

Dedicated skaters are crafting an unbelievable, all-in-one package for fans of the ‘Tony Hawk’ franchise. Is this mod enough to get you back out on a board?

By Samuel James Riley on 20 April 2014
EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

EA: ‘Battlefield’ vs. ‘Call of Duty’ Competition ‘Good For The Industry’

Leading the charge into the next generation of modern FPS, ‘Battlefield 4’ will go up against ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ and Electronic Arts is excited for the competition.

By Mike Staub on 25 April 2013
WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run &  SWTOR

WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run & SWTOR

Check out brand new trailers for SSX, WWE 12, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3: BFE, Need for Speed The Run, and Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Tyler Schirado on 21 April 2012
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

A nostalgic ride kicks off Xbox Live’s Summer of Arcade. Does ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD’ succeed in recapturing the original, or just feel like retread? Read our review.

By Andrew Dyce on 20 April 2012
The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man

Activision unveils the first teaser trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ at New York Comic-Con. Watch it here and give a warm welcome to open-world web-slinging.

By Rob Keyes on 22 April 2011
Spider-Man: Edge of Time

Spider-Man: Edge of Time

Activision Blizzard and Beenox have delivered a new trailer and a ton of new screenshots for ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ to kick off E3 week.

By Jeff Schille on 22 April 2011
Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Combat)

Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Combat)

Check out some of the moves players will have access to as both Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2099 in this newest trailer for ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time.’

By Anthony Taormina on 22 April 2011
E3 2011: ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ Preview

E3 2011: ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ Preview

‘Shattered Dimensions’ developer, Beenox, is once again bringing everyone’s friendly neighborhood crime-fighter to game consoles in ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time.’ Check out our preview and impressions fr...

By Ben Kendrick on 22 April 2011
Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Behind the Scenes)

Spider-Man: Edge of Time (Behind the Scenes)

Val Kilmer and Laura Vandervoort take us behind the scenes of ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ to explain how their characters, Walker Sloan and Mary Jane, figure into the game.

By Anthony Taormina on 22 April 2011
‘X-Men: Destiny’ and ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

‘X-Men: Destiny’ and ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

GameStop will be offering pre-order bonuses for ‘Spider-Man: Edge of Time’ and ‘X-Men: Destiny’ that include alternate costumes with special abilities.

By Anthony Taormina on 22 April 2011
Beenox Developing ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Video Game

Beenox Developing ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Video Game

A poster for the yet-to-be-announced movie tie-in game for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ is spotted at New York Comic-Con.

By Rob Keyes on 22 April 2011