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Activision's Skylanders Balloon Debuts in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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We saw a hint of this earlier in Macy’s official parade poster, but now we have confirmation from Activision that Eruptor, one of the stars of its Skylanders franchise, will be featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as a balloon. The Eruptor balloon took more than 40 gallons of fluorescent paint and five barrels […]

New Video Teases Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass

New Video Teases Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass

Activision has released a new video showing off the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass. On offer are four DLC packs, early access to bonus DLC weapons and the Atlas Gorge multiplayer map, which will be available at launch for season pass holders. Except for the fact that the packs are called Havoc, Ascendance, […]

Skylanders Trap Team Review - Fun and Engaging

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Skylanders Trap Team is the latest installment of Activision’s epic toy-meets-game series, promising to push the franchise to the next level with new characters, powers, and all that we hear whenever a new game in a long-running series hits.¬†As with previous iterations, expect to plunk down quite a few bucks in order to get the […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gets Launch Trailer

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gets Launch Trailer

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Nov. 4 release date is getting close, and Activision and Sledgehammer Games have pushed out a launch trailer to remind you. This hype trailer doesn’t reveal much we didn’t already know about the game. But there’s a priceless amount of digital Kevin Spacey smirking in it. At one point Kevin […]

PR: Destiny Launch Month One of Ten Largest U.S. Launch Months Ever, Activision Says

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How big a hit was Destiny? According to an Activision press release, quite big, thank you. Activision put out a release citing an NPD Group report that shows Destiny was the top-selling release in September, beating Madden NFL 15. Based on the NPD data and its own internal sales reports, Activision claims Destiny’s launch month […]

Review - Destiny Succeeds, But Doesn't Reach It's Full Potential (PS4)

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Sitting down to play Destiny, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. The hype has completely died down, as has the initial blowback. Reviews were, overall, pretty mediocre. There was a fair amount of disappointment to go around that, still, didn’t really stop anyone from playing the game. People are still plugging hour after hour […]

Adam Carolla Turns Evil For Skylanders Trap Team

Adam Carolla Turns Evil For Skylanders Trap Team

With the release of the “Skylanders Trap Team” – the fourth game in the video game franchise, Activision employed comedian Adam Carolla as an evil villain trapped in a crystal in a hidden camera ploy at a demo kiosk…

Skylanders Trap Team Out Now

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The latest edition of the Skylanders franchise is on your store shelves now. Skylanders Trap Team adds several twists to the formula, the most notable of which are traps in which players can digitally “capture” Skylanders villains into toy traps and then bring them back into the game as playable characters. In addition to launching […]

In New Destiny Patch Purple Equals Purple

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Oh, the pain of farming Destiny mobs for hours to get a purple legendary engram only to find out that, thanks to the Cryptarch’s personal philosophy of randomness and nihilistic chaos, it actually yields lame rare equipment you could have gotten from a common blue engram. It’s pain that Destiny players will no longer feel, […]

Twitch Says Destiny is Most Streamed Game Launch of the Year

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Activision and Bungie are reporting that in addition to millions of players actually playing Destiny, there are also millions of people out there watching them play. The companies point to Twitch streaming service figures that show the game was the most watched launch game of the year on Twitch, with 20 million views and 240 […]

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