All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Activision’

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts” Gets Snoop Dogg’s Voice

On the surface, the Call of Duty franchise is a very serious military shooter series that focuses on intense multiplayer competition. Fans of the series, however, will know just how silly the franchise has become in recent years. The Zombies mode in Black Ops games has become progressively sillier since its debut and even Call of Duty: Ghosts now has …

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‘Hearthstone’ Now on iPad in Canada, Australia

The April Fools’ Day gags are over and Blizzard is now returning to business. The developer today announced that Hearthstone has been officially released for iPad – but only in certain territories. The game is currently available on iPad only in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Blizzard explains this limited release as something of a beta test. Hearthstone fans in …

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New ‘Diablo III’ Class Previewed, With Trailer

The first expansion for Diablo III, Reaper of Souls, is now less than two weeks from release. Already the add-on has had a significant impact on the game with patches overhauling Diablo III‘s loot system. Another important change coming with Reaper of Souls is the addition of the new Crusader class. Blizzard this week revealed a bit more about the …

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‘Hearthstone’ is Officially Out of Beta

Just hours after issuing the latest patch for Hearthstone, Blizzard announced that its online collectible card game (CCG) is officially out of beta in the U.S. Hearthstone is a free-to-play card game similar (but different in significant ways) from popular CCG Magic: The Gathering. Players take turns drawing cards from their pre-built decks and playing cards onto a field where …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Devastation DLC Previewed

Activision and Infinity Ward today revealed the content coming in the next Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC. As with previous Ghosts map packs, the new “Devastation” DLC will contain four new multiplayer maps, another chapter for the “Extinction” co-op mode, and a new powerful weapon. The four maps will be titled “Ruins,” “Collision,” “Behemoth,” and “Unearthed.” All of them are …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction DLC Previewed

The launch of the first DLC expansion for Call of Duty: Ghosts is less than a week away and Activision is now revealing just how it has spent the marketing budget for the game. Today’s latest trailer delves into the new Extinction mode content coming in the Ghosts “Onslaught” DLC next week. The content will be the first in a …

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New ‘Call of Duty’ DLC Trailer Makes “CODnapping” a Thing

Activision is well-known for creating live-action trailers for its Call of Duty series, and Call of Duty: Ghosts has been no exception. Megan Fox and other celebrities have starred in ad for the latest Call of Duty game, and today the first live-action trailer for Ghosts‘ “Onslaught” DLC has been released. Like the “Replacers” ads seen for Black Ops II …

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First ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ DLC Pack Announced

Activision and Infinity Ward today officially announced the first DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Titled “Onslaught,” the content is the first of four DLC packs that will be coming for the latest Call of Duty title this year. Microsoft has maintained its timed exclusivity agreement with Activision for Ghosts, and Onslaught will be coming first to Xbox One …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Made $1 Billion on its First Day

Activision today announced that it sold more than $1 billion worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts during the game’s first 24 hours on sale. This breaks the previous one-day record set back in September by Grand Theft Auto V, which sold more than $800 million on its first day and hit the billion-dollar mark within three days. Ghosts was released …

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New ‘Call of Duty’ Stats Released on Eve of Launch

Call of Duty fans are now just hours away from the release of this year’s iteration of the popular shooter franchise. Call of Duty: Ghosts is set to introduce fans to things like military dogs, space combat, and female multiplayer soldiers. Gamers however, will likely jump right into the game’s multiplayer tonight and begin unlocking the game’s weapons and gear. …

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New ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Trailer Features Megan Fox

For years now, the Call of Duty series has famously been marketed using live-action trailers. Instead of actual gameplay, which doesn’t vary a great deal from year-to-year, the trailers feature normal people and celebrities fighting it out in massive battles. Last year’s live-action trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was directed by Guy Ritchie and featured Jack Black, …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Bonus Map Gameplay Previewed

With only days to go before the launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts, Activision has now revealed one of its last efforts to encourage pre-orders for the yearly shooter. The publisher has released a new gameplay trailer featuring multiplayer action in a competitive map named “Free Fall.” Free Fall will be a free downloadable bonus map for players who pre-order …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Perks System Detailed

With just days to go before the release of the next yearly Call of Duty title, Activision has detailed one of the most important parts of the game’s competitive multiplayer modes – the perks system. Call of Duty: Ghosts will feature a very flexible perks system in which players will be able to customize their load-out with a variety of …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts “Extinction” Mode Revealed in New Trailer

With only one week to go before the launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts on PC and current-generation consoles, Activision has officially revealed a new game mode called “Extinction.” The mode seems to be Infinity Ward’s answer to the popular Zombies mode found in Call of Duty games developed by Treyarch. Extinction will be a cooperative game mode pitting up …

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Nintendo Announces Wii U Skylanders Bundle For The Holidays

Earlier this week, Nintendo announced a new Wii U bundle for the holidays that included New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U for $300. That’s a pretty good value, but some prospective shoppers may be bummed out that it doesn’t include Nintendo Land. Well, Nintendo has you covered with another Wii U bundle that includes Nintendo Land …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Launch Trailer Officially Released

With the launch of Activision’s yearly Call of Duty game just two weeks away, the publisher today revealed the official launch trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Dedicated fans of the series may have already seen the trailer, as it was accidentally leaked over the weekend. For those who haven’t seen it, the trailer provides an action-packed look at the …

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Teaser Trailer For ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Game Hits at NYC Comic-Con

The video game movie tie-in industry is littered with failed attempts to capitalize on a popular movie; and by failed, I mean the games that usually tie-in to movies are hastily thrown together and easily forgotten. In other words, the games are bad. For a perfect example of this, check out J.J. Abrams reacting to the critical failure that was …

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Call Of Duty: Ghosts TV Spot Makes Colonoscopies Funny

The colonoscopy is an unfortunately reality for men over the age of 40. The actual practice is not funny at all, but it can be when combined with sound effects. In the TV spot for Call of Duty: Ghosts, a number of people regale their tales of heroism and combat in everyday situations. It’s a decidedly different take on the …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ AI Squads Previewed in New Video

The release of Call of Duty: Ghosts is just weeks away. Call of Duty fans fed-up with Grand Theft Auto Online will be able to jump back into some working multiplayer gaming at that point. While the multiplayer in Ghosts is set to be nearly identical to the action that fans know and love from previous games, there are some …

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New ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Trailer Teases Space Combat

Fans of the Call of Duty franchise have been, understandably, focused on previews for the multiplayer gameplay in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. With that focus on multiplayer, it can be easy to forget that developer Infinity Ward helped popularize the shooter franchise partially through globe-threatening stories and over-the-top action-movie-like gameplay scenarios. Today, Infinity Ward teased the single-player campaign …

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Call Of Duty: Strike Team Lands On iOS Devices Today

Call of Duty is arguably the biggest franchise in gaming today with each new entry selling more than the last. For years, Activision has been content to let its biggest franchise do business exclusively on consoles, but it’s been warming up to mobile devices over the last years. Activision today released Call of Duty: Strike Team, an all-new Call of …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Dynamic Multiplayer Map Previewed in New Video

Earlier this month, Activision and Infinity Ward finally revealed the multiplayer gameplay in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. The title will have the yearly team-based shooter action that fans of the series know and love, with a few twists such as leaning, sliding, and dogs. A month before the gameplay reveal, though, Activision was already announcing multiplayer pre-order bonuses …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Apocalypse Gameplay Trailer Released

Though shooter fans are all waiting for the November release of Call of Duty: Ghosts, there’s still fun to be had in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 multiplayer. Treyarch and Activision today are reminding players of this fact with a new gameplay trailer for Black Ops 2‘s final DLC map pack. Titled Apocalypse, the DLC comes with four competitive …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Gets $10 Next-Gen Upgrades

As Sony announced during its Gamescom presentation yesterday, some next-gen launch titles this fall can be purchased for discounts, if current-gen versions of those same games are traded it. Today, Activision revealed that upgrading Call of Duty:Ghosts to next-gen will cost only $10 (£10/10€). When the PlayStation 4 launches on November 15, gamers who purchased Ghosts on PlayStation 3 will …

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A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer

To say that multiplayer gameplay is the bread and butter of the Call of Duty series would probably be an understatement. While the single player storyline is by no means thrown away by Activision/Infinity Ward, it’s not why the game is so incredibly popular. No, pwning noobs and stomping inferior, unbalanced teams is why CoD continues to dominate whenever a …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Collector Editions Revealed

Yesterday, Activision and Infinity Ward finally gave fans of the Call of Duty franchise what they’ve been waiting for – a look at the multiplayer action in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. Aside from the inclusion of female soldiers and a few new details, the gameplay looks similar to previous Call of Duty games, which is what fans of …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Trailer Revealed

Last week, Activision wrapped up its current Call of Duty release schedule by announcing the final map pack DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. With that out of the way, the publisher is now focusing its attention on its next-generation title, Call of Duty: Ghosts. As promised earlier this week, a new trailer showing off the multiplayer gameplay …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s Apocalypse Map Pack Previewed

Earlier this week, Activision and Treyarch officially announced the final map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Titled, Apocalypse, the new add-on will contain four new competitive multiplayer maps and a new zombies mode map. Today, a video preview of the content in Apocalypse has been released. The video shows David Vonderhaar, game design director at Treyarch, describing …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Trailer Teased

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been heavily previewed since its first trailer at Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal. A long gameplay video from E3 shows an underwater sequence and how the dogs now fit in with campaign gameplay. But that’s not what Call of Duty fans are looking for. As much effort as Infinity Ward may put into their Call …

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Final Map Pack Announced

The latest map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, titled Vengeance, was released in early July, and just hit the PlayStation 3 and PC last week. Today, Treyarch and Activision have announced the the final DLC map pack for Black Ops will be coming to Xbox Live on August 27 for 1200 Microsoft Points. The Apocalypse DLC will …

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