While Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare takes place in the future, its initial Zombies experience is firmly rooted in the past. In Zombies in Spaceland, four aspiring actors are transported to a zombie-infested space theme park by Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens.
The re-release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance and PC debut of its sequel should be a happy occasion, but wonky controller mapping, horrible sound issues and other problems have folks calling it the worst PC port of the year.
Religious statesman and president of the Universal Society of Hinduism Rajan Zed released a statement today, urging Blizzard and Activision to remove an Overwatch skin he said “trivialized Hinduism’s highly revered goddesses.”
The idea of a video game tie-in arriving without much fanfare the week of a major movie release is scary, but Activision’s new Ghostbusters game is nothing more than a relatively basic, slow-paced twin-stick shooter. See for yourself.
The Orion vs Activision Steam removal saga continues. Trek Industries’ David Prassel says that Activision contacted him with evidence that certain in-game assets were directly ripped from Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. The artist responsible has apparently been fired. Check the update to my original story for more.
Yesterday, Steam dinosaur game The Orion Project got yanked from Steam. Trek Industries’ David Prassel posted an update to Steam claiming that his game was the victim of a DMCA claim from Activision. And then the real fun began.
In 2002, Microsoft bought Rare. Things could have gone very differently, though: Ed Fries, formerly of Xbox, has told IGN that Activision actually outbid Microsoft for the British studio, and it was only a larger offer “at the very last minute” from Xbox’s Robbie Bach that sealed the deal.
Earlier this spring, stills and artwork of an Overwatch clone appeared on Chinese sites. Now, we have footage of the game in action.
While a trio of remasters and a Skylanders cameo isn’t quite the Crash Bandicoot revival fans were hoping for, it’s a promising new beginning. And hey, new toy.
While Skylanders Imaginators is all about creating your own custom characters, they’d be nothing with Sensei characters to show them the way and give Activision new figures to sell. We’ll be seeing a lot of new faces during E3 this week, including Ember, the fire-based Sensei of the Sentinel class.
Earlier this week Activision introduced Skylanders Imaginators, a game where players can make any character they wish, with a child’s drawing of a character named Plunder Fist. Some commenters were concerned that they did not include an in-game image of Plunder Fist, so I asked them to make one.
Fans of Activision’s toys-to-life franchise have been dreaming up their own Skylands champions since the first game arrived back in 2011. This year’s Imaginators finally harnesses that creativity, giving players the ability to piece together the Skylander of their dreams.
Yesterday I played through Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan’s story mode by myself. Today I went online and played the game the right way.
There’s a lot of Transformers: Devastation lingering in Platinum Games’ latest cartoon-based beat-em up, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan. Watch us play through the game’s first mission and see for yourself.
While the competition bows out of the toys-to-life genre, Skylanders is finding new things for fans to buy. Today’s worldwide launch of Skylanders Battlecast adds physical trading cards to the mix.
Since Monday, YouTube users have been flooding the reveal trailer for Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, mashing the dislike button in what appears to be a game to see how high a number they can hit.
It may surprise you to hear that YouTube, a place well-known for civility and intelligent discussions, is full of people saying mean things about the new Call of Duty trailer. As of right now, the video has 221,657 dislikes, and that number is going up by a few hundred every minute.
I’ll cut to the chase: It’s Call of Duty. There’s shooting. There are spaceships. There’s a “Space Oddity” cover.
It’s almost May, which means it’s time for your annual dose of leaks and teases leading up to the yearly Call of Duty reveal. As of today, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3's Nuketown map has a teaser for this year’s game, which isn’t announced yet but will be called Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.