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E3 2016: Activision Announces Skylanders TV Series

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
It had to happen: Activision’s popular Skylanders franchise is branching off into television. “Skylanders Academy” is the name of the animated series starring the video game characters that will premiere later this year. The series follows the more familiar members of the Skylanders team as they teach a younger generation of Skylanders how to defend […]
E3 2016: The Big, Loud Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Trailer

E3 2016: The Big, Loud Call Of Duty Infinite Warfare Trailer

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
There is certainly a lot going on in the new trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, the latest chapter from Activision and 343 Industries that takes the established FPS series into the stars. No longer limited to ground warfare, earthly weaponry or even gravity, the battles will get intense. How intense? Have a look. […]

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E3 2016: Crash Is Back On PS4 (In Reruns)

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
When a playable level from Crash Bandicoot showed up in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, a lot of people asked if it was a hint that Crash himself would be returning to Playstation, or even if Naughty Dog (the creators of Uncharted and Crash) would be making a new Crash game. Naughty Dog said “no, […]
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Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Signs Up Game Of Thrones’ Kit Harington

by Alex Beanon June 10, 2016
The next installment in the “Call of Duty” franchise – “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” – has signed up Kit Harington from the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” to star as the villain in their video game. In addition to securing Harington for one of the plum roles in the game, Activision also brought […]

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Formally Announced By Activision

Activision’s Full E3 2016 Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon June 9, 2016
Activision sent TZ News this press release detailing what they plan to show off at E3 2016 next week. Skylanders Imaginators, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and the newly-announced Destiny: Rise of Iron will all be making appearances. Here’s Activision with more…. Santa Monica, Calif. – June 9, 2016 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly […]
Bungie Reveals Destiny’s New DLC, Rise Of Iron

Bungie Reveals Destiny’s New DLC, Rise Of Iron

by Peter Paltridgeon June 9, 2016
Bungie’s Destiny continues to expand with the latest DLC pack, Rise of Iron. With this expansion you’ll get an all-new setting on Earth called The Plaguelands, complete with a new social space called Felwinter Peak that looks out over the area. There’s also a brand-new six-player Raid, a new cooperative three-player Strike, more quests, weapons, […]

Call Of Duty XP Returns September 2

Call Of Duty XP Returns September 2

by Peter Paltridgeon June 8, 2016
The 2016 Call of Duty World League Championship will wrap itself up in a big way. It’ll be the focal point of Call of Duty XP, Activision’s gigantic event centered around their biggest franchise. There will be more than just the championship: expect laser tag, paintball, developer panels, exhibits, displays, photo opportunities and an immersive […]
A Googol Of Possibilities In Skylanders Imaginators

A Googol Of Possibilities In Skylanders Imaginators

by Peter Paltridgeon June 1, 2016
There are two ways to deal with a market that was previously growing, but has now flattened out. One strategy is to just give up right then (Disney Infinity). The other is to come up with ways to keep the market fresh, and Activision is taking the second route with Skylanders. They’ve already introduced a […]

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Skylanders Now Come In Card Form With “Battlecast”

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
Is Disney’s cancellation of the Infinity line a sign that the bottom has fallen out of the toy-to-game market? The venerable Skylanders franchise, which started the whole genre, is two steps ahead in the event that happens: cards always sell, and Skylanders can now be collected as cards too. Skylanders Battlecast is the name of […]
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Leak of Destiny: Meet “Rise Of Iron”

by Peter Paltridgeon May 20, 2016
Destiny’s next expansion will be called “Rise of Iron.” We know this due to a leak that made its way to Reddit yesterday, which has been reportedly confirmed by staff at Bungie. The candidly snapped poster depicts what many are guessing is Lord Saladin from the Iron Banner event, brandishing a totally metal new weapon […]