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Activision Launches Studio For Film And TV Adaptions Of Its Properties

by Peter Paltridgeon November 6, 2015
Is Activision a big spender this week or what? They just threw down 5.9 billion dollars to buy phone game maker King, and now they’ve announced the formation of an entire movie studio. While most game companies license their characters to established production companies to get their properties on the big screen, that’s not how […]
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Activision Blizzard Unveils Hollywood Movie Studio

by Alex Beanon November 6, 2015
Fresh on the heels of their purchase of mobile game sensation “Candy Crush”, Activision Blizzard has announced that they intend to get into the television series and moviemaking business with their new creatively-named Activision Blizzard Studios that will produce feature films based on their franchise video games such as “Call of Duty”, “StarCraft”, “Diablo” and […]

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Become A Sky Soldier In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon November 5, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, Yo-Kai Watch is finally out! The game that’s taken a strangehold on the psyches of Japanese children now threatens your neighborhood too! Will it become as ubiquitous here? That’s up in the air for now. But the bigger news is that Rodea: The Sky Soldier, the flying action game […]
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Sony PlayStation Vue Gets Disney And ESPN

by Alex Beanon November 5, 2015
Sony PlayStation’s internet television streaming service dubbed Vue has finally struck a deal with ABC, which means ABC, Disney and ESPN channels and networks will all now become available through the service. Sony PlayStation Vue is currently available for users on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 gaming consoles, as well as tablets and […]

Straight, No Chaser – The Warcraft Teaser Trailer

Straight, No Chaser – The Warcraft Teaser Trailer

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Many many times, gaming and film companies think themselves out of the room when presenting their theatrical or theatrical-style trailers. Legendary is having none of that with its trailer for its upcoming [release date: June 10, 2016] film based on the “Warcraft” video game. You get 15 seconds and you get all action and no […]
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Halloween Hangover – Activision Buys Candy Crush

by Alex Beanon November 3, 2015
Apparently finding themselves with a surplus of Halloween booty, Activision Blizzard [proprietors of that little “Call of Duty” franchise] have entered the mobile gaming market in a big way, with a $5.9 billion purchase of King Digital – makers of “Candy Crush” [this year’s “Angry Birds” of the mobile gaming market]. With the purchase, Activision […]

New Trailer Offers Close Look At Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3’s Nuk3town

New Trailer Offers Close Look At Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3’s Nuk3town

by Peter Paltridgeon October 30, 2015
Nuketown is back, only now it’s Nuk3town. One of Call of Duty’s most popular multiplayer maps has returned once more, and today we got our first close look at it with this new trailer. This is the first up-close glimpse of the revamped map we’ve gotten since its announcement, which was made with concept art. […]
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Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst Delayed To May 2016

by Peter Paltridgeon October 30, 2015
All those looking forward to the return of Mirror’s Edge will have to wait a few months longer. Originally announced for a February 23, 2016 release, Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst has been delayed into May. “We set out an ambitious vision for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst,” said producer Sara Jansson. “Achieving that vision and delivering the best […]

New Just Cause 3 Dev Diary Focuses On Story

New Just Cause 3 Dev Diary Focuses On Story

by Peter Paltridgeon October 29, 2015
You might think all that’s needed for a Just Cause game is lots of environments to destroy, but this time, the dev team at Avalanche Studios wants to introduce a little more meat into the story. As they explain in the new Dev Diary video released today, Just Cause’s third go-round will send Rico on […]
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It’s A Spooky StreetPass Weekend In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon October 29, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, things are a bit slow. Octodad: Dadliest Catch has been ported to Wii U, another GBA Harvest Moon has been added to Virtual Console, and Atlus’s Code Of Princess is dirt cheap. The bigger news is free: if you don’t have The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes yet, […]