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Activison's Call of Duty, Skylanders Dominate NPD Charts

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According to data released by the NPD Group, a market research company that monitors retail video game sales, Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty series is the top-selling U.S. video game franchise for the fifth year in a row, with November release Call of Duty: Ghosts the top-selling game of December 2013. The game was the […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Review (Xbox 360)

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Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest installment in the now-10-year-old franchise, elicited the most polarizing feelings I’ve experienced since Treyarch’s World at War in 2008. I was impressed by several aspects in the newest installment and was severely let down by others. For every positive, Infinity Ward’s Ghosts there seemed to be a negative in both campaign and […]

Skylanders Collection Vault App Released for iOS

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Activision, the company behind Skylanders SWAP Force, announced the launch of the Skylanders Collection Vault App for iOS today. The free app will allow fans to organize their collections, maintain a character wish list, discover new Skylanders characters and learn more about their backstories. To celebrate the holiday season, Activision is also launching the Holiday […]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Review (PS3)

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Call of Duty: Ghosts – Campaign Mode What do Superman Returns and Call of Duty: Ghosts have in common? Brandon Routh and an apocalyptic storyline. Ghosts’ plot is almost as unbelievable as Lex Luthor using a one-foot crystal to create a new land mass. Nevertheless, the gameplay in Call of Duty: Ghosts is fun and […]

Skylanders SWAP Force Wii U Bundle Available for Holidays

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A new Wii U bundle which includes the Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack will be available starting November 15, 2013. The bundle will retail at the suggested price of $299.99 USD and come with a white Wii U Basic system, the Skylanders SWAP Force game, a Portal of Power, one of the core Skylanders (Ninja […]

Sony PlayStation 4 Sets Release Date

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Sony has finally settled on a date they will officially release their much-anticipated next-generation video game console, the PlayStation 4. Sony also announced a deal with gamemakers Activision, EA, Ubisoft and Warner Bros. that will allow purchasers of the current PS3 versions of games in their franchises to upgrade to a digital version ofr the […]

Activision-Blizzard Takes Its Money And Runs

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When French media parent company Vivendi was rumored to be thinking about taking three billion dollars from the four billion dollar offshore piggy bank accounts of Activision-Blizzard [creators of the massively popular “Call of Duty”, “World of Warcraft” and “Starcraft” video game series] to help pay off their whopping $17 billion dollar debt, A-B decided […]

PR: Nickelodeon Extends Partnership with Activision for New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Video Game

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NICKELODEON EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC.; PUBLISHER SIGNS ON AS MASTER VIDEO GAME LICENSEE FOR SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Global, Multi–Year Agreement Includes Fall Release of Brand-New Title, SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge NEW YORK – July 25, 2013 – Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced […]

PR: Nickelodeon & Activision Reveal New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Video Game

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NICKELODEON AND ACTIVISION REVEAL NEW TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES™ VIDEO GAME BASED ON THE NETWORK’S HIT CG-ANIMATED SERIES NEW YORK – July 19, 2013 – Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI),  today revealed their collaboration on an all-new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ video game inspired by the […]

Nickelodeon Releases "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Sizzle Reels and Season Two Details at SDCC 2013

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Turtle Power! Fans Go Green, Lean and Mean with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles At San Diego Comic-Con 2013 On Friday, July 19, fans of the heroes in a half-shell gathered today with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles executive producers Ciro Nieli (Super Robot Monkey Team Hyper Force Go!) and Peter Hastings (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of […]

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