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A Cool Million at Stake in Call of Duty Championship

A Cool Million at Stake in Call of Duty Championship

by Shawn Hopkinson January 14, 2015
Activision has announced plans for the 2015 Call of Duty Championship, which will culminate in a 32-team world championship tournament March 27-29 in Los Angeles with a million bucks in prize money at stake. The championship, sponsored by Activision, Sledgehammer Games, Xbox and Major League Gaming and international eSports partners, will start qualifying rounds soon […]
Activision Releases Preview Video For Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC

Activision Releases Preview Video For Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havoc DLC

by Shawn Hopkinson January 13, 2015
Activision has released a new preview video showing off the new maps, modes and weapons of Havoc, the first DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. In the video Sledgehammer Games Co-Founder Glen Schofield calls Havoc “the most robust DLC offering to date.” The new map features four new maps, a new weapon and weapon […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havok DLC Bonus Weapons Available Now on Xbox

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Havok DLC Bonus Weapons Available Now on Xbox

by Shawn Hopkinson December 11, 2014
If you have an Xbox 360 or Xbox One and have a season pass for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, the AE4 Directed Energy Weapon and the AE4 Widowmaker variant from the upcoming Havok DLC are now available for you to play with. If you have the season pass but play the game on a […]
New Behind the Scenes Look at Destiny's 'The Dark Below' Expansion

New Behind the Scenes Look at Destiny's 'The Dark Below' Expansion

by Shawn Hopkinson November 25, 2014
Here’s a new behind-the-scenes trailer for the upcoming Destiny expansion “The Dark Below.” The trailer gives us some insight into the storyline of the trailer, which will focus on defeating Crota, the Hive god, who lives in a Hellmouth under the moon. Your quest-giver for the missions will be Eris, a Guardian who failed to […]

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare By The Numbers

by Shawn Hopkinson November 25, 2014
Activision has released a handy infographic for all of your Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare questions. Wanna know how many boost jumps have been made in the game? It’s 16.1 billion, as of when the infographic was published. The graphic also boasts of more than 125 million players overall for the Call of Duty franchise […]
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PR: Skylanders Has Full Slate of Holiday Merchandise

by Shawn Hopkinson November 24, 2014
Disney has tried it, and even Nintendo is getting in on the act, but no one does toys as playable video game characters like the Skylanders series. It has found just the right mix of rare and common, expensive and affordable to hook both kids and adult collectors. This Christmas, Activision has a wide range […]

New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Premieres Exo Survival Mode

Activision Declares Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare the Biggest Entertainment Launch of the Year

by Shawn Hopkinson November 20, 2014
  Activision says its recently released Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare not only had the biggest video game launch of the year, but that it beats all other entertainment launches of the year including movies, books and music. Exactly how big is the launch? That’s the crazy thing about these press releases. They don’t actually […]
New Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Trailer Premieres Exo Survival Mode

Twitch Says Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is Most Streamed Launch Week Console Game of 2014

by Shawn Hopkinson November 13, 2014
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed console game of the year, according to Twitch, based on comparisons of launch weeks. In its first week 75,000 unique streamers broadcast themselves playing. And it was watched 26 million times. Twitch also revealed that there were 6 million unique viewers last week, and so far […]

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

by Shawn Hopkinson November 5, 2014
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

by Shawn Hopkinson October 28, 2014
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, […]