Call of Duty is one of the biggest gaming franchises in the world, and Activision licenses the brand out to other companies to make merchandise. A lot of the stuff you’ll see the Call of Duty name plastered across seems to be designed for children, which is raising some questions: Why is Activision selling stuff based…
Official Lego Overwatch begins with Bastion. Standing five inches tall with the included stand, the $25 Omnic Bastion set is not a giant Lego D.Va mech, but it’s a good start. It’s available now via the Blizzard store, and will also be on sale at BlizzCon next month.
Destiny 2’s infusion system allowed players to easily power up their favorite gear to use throughout their adventure. Forsaken has tweaked how upgrading is handled; the change shakes up player’s arsenals and encourages experimentation, at the cost of making customization and identity-building more expensive (and…
Playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s new battle royale mode Blackout is both familiar and strange for anyone into the genre. The game is split between frantic gunplay and methodical movement. I’ve had a lot of fun with it, but its fast pace doesn’t match the battle royale experience I’m used to.
Activision is changing the way that DLC will work for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and fans are not thrilled.
Tim Rogers is back with another E3 2018 booth tour. This time he’s got Activision in his sights. How plush is the carpet? What’s the funniest way to truncate Call of Duty? Did Activision deliver this year?
All those questions and many more are answered in the video above. Join us, gamers.
Nuketown will be in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Treyarch said during a livestream demoing more of the game’s multiplayer today. Jungle, Summit, and Firing Range from Black Ops, as well as Slums from Black Ops 2, will also be returning, although the new class-based mechanics will no doubt change how they play.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III mixes the series’ familiar first-person shooting with a wild cyberpunk storyline. The narrative breaks apart the further the player progress unless it finally explodes in a level that mixes World War II, zombies, and dying dreams. That level, Demon Within, is both the high point of the…
On Tuesday, Bungie released Warmind, the newest expansion to Destiny, a video game in which you travel through space, [Sorry, the rest of this paragraph is PlayStation exclusive].
QUOTE | “When we see people innovate in an interesting and impactful way, we are very quick to figure out how to capture inspiration from innovation. When we see things that appeal to our audiences, we are very good at being inspired by those.” - Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick uses his verbal judo black belt to…
Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick’s compensation for 2017 was $28,698,375, according to filings the video game publisher submitted earlier this week to the U.S. Security and Exchanges Commission. Don’t be too jealous, though—that’s actually a pay cut. But it’s still over 300 times what the median Activision…
A remastered Spyro trilogy is coming this September, we now know thanks to an early Amazon leak. It’s called Spyro: Reignited Trilogy, and publisher Activision will surely give it a proper announcement soon.
Released last year as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped are coming to Switch on July 10. Update: And Xbox One and PC as well.
After weeks of rumors, a basketball tease, and lots of snickering about Roman numerals, today it’s finally official: Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (IIII) is coming this fall.
It’s not quite official yet, but it’s a near-certainty that the next Call of Duty is Black Ops IV. Rumors have been swirling about this for a few weeks now (as first reported by Eurogamer), and Kotaku can confirm via our own sources that those rumors are true. Plus, there’s tonight’s assist from a future NBA MVP.
Destiny 2 launched exactly six months ago today, though at times it feels more like six years. A bunch has changed since September, and the game has gone through some dramatic highs and lows. (Mostly lows.)
I’m going to guess that Tony Hawk (the man) gets asked about Tony Hawk (the skateboarding video game series) a lot.
Sledgehammer Games co-founders and Call of Duty: WWII directors Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield have left the company they started, Kotaku has learned. Aaron Halon will take over the top role at the studio.