Quantcast

Activision Articles

New Call Of Duty Title To Be Revealed On May 1
· 2

You can count on a new Call of Duty title coming every year, but Activision still likes to treat the reveal as a big deal. This year is no different with the official Call of Duty site displaying a teaser …

Turn-Based Call Of Duty Prototype Footage Leaked

A long time ago before the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Activision had big plans for the franchise. While they had Infinity Ward and Treyarch working on the first-person shooter aspects of the title, the publisher hired …

Transformers Fall Of Cybertron Features Grimlock!

One of the most exciting things about video games, is that the people in charge these days, love the same stuff I did when I was a kid. For me the High Moon Studios Transformers games represents the culmination of …

007 Legends Melds Six Classic James Bond Movies Into One Game

James Bond is turning 50 this year – well, at least the film franchise. Dr. No hit theaters in 1962, and the world was introduced to the screen version of the legendary hero (as well as Ursula Andress in a …

Sleeping Dogs, Spiritual Successor To True Crime, Launches In August

A long time ago in the far off year of 2009, Activision announced a new game in the True Crime franchise. It was to be called True Crime: Hong Kong and feature a story of a cop going undercover into …

Call of Duty Creative Strategist Resigns

A creative strategist and the most recognizable spokesperson for the Call of Duty Modern Warfare series, Robert Bowling, has resigned from his position at Infinity Ward. Bowling had become the face of the franchise after joining Infinity Ward in 2006. …

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC Launches Today For XBLA

Previously only available to Call of Duty Elite members. The DLC titled: Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1, is the largest single release of DLC in COD history. Collection #1 is available first on Xbox LIVE for …

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Gets PS3 Release Date

A very astute viewer of Roll Call on Elite TV noticed that during episode 11, near the end of the video announcing the DLC expansion pack Overwatch for the Xbox 360, there was text at the bottom of the screen …

Call Of Duty Elite Subscribers Get New Map Pack Today On Xbox 360

The Call of Duty Elite service has already made itself worthwhile with players on the Xbox 360 getting access to three new maps today. Subscribers will get two new Spec Ops maps – Black Ice and Negotiator – that will …

Former Call of Duty Devs Lose Fraud Claim Against Activision

One of the big stories of 2010 was when the two head executives of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward were fired. The two men, Jason West and Vincent Zampella, sued Activision for not paying them the royalties owed to …

Diablo III, New Call Of Duty Stars Of Activision’s 2012 Lineup

Activision Blizzard has big plans for 2012 – Diablo III and a new Call of Duty are the headliners. In the company‚Äôs quarterly report, Activision Blizzard announced strong numbers in both digital and retail alongside new product releases that should …

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC Content Season Kick-Off 2012
· 1

Modern Warfare 3 was the top-selling game of 2011 which could leave the publisher, Activision, and developer, Infinity Ward, with gleaming smiles and a pay out worth resting on. Or they could put together one of the most ambitious downloadable …

No Call of Duty Elite for PC? No Call of Duty Elite for PC?
· 2

The Call of Duty Elite launch has been less than successful, as pointed out by Josh in a previous article, this much is known. The social network platform designed around the Call of Duty franchise has been plagued with issues …

Call of Duty Elite Down For Many Users, Problems Seem To Be Varied
· 27

Call of Duty Elite, the social gaming network launched around Modern Warfare 3, hasn’t gotten off to the best start. The service, inundated by membership requests, has been unable to get itself fully operational since MW3 launched last Tuesday. Originally …

Call of Duty Elite Not Working?  Hey, Here’s a Free Month of Premium Call of Duty Elite Not Working? Hey, Here’s a Free Month of Premium
· 81

UPDATE: Elite service still seems to be intermittent for many users, who are reporting a wide variety of problems. They are taking to Elite’s Twitter account to post their issues. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Modern Warfare 3 has been out for a …

The Day Belongs To Modern Warfare 3

When Activision launched the sequel to the Infinity Ward gem, Modern Warfare, the second installment broke all kinds of video game-related sales records. Can we expect a repeat now that Modern Warfare 3 is available? If I were a magic …

Battlefield 3 Breaks Records for EA Battlefield 3 Breaks Records for EA

If you’re keeping track of the throwdown between EA and Activision for gaming supremacy — a contest that will inevitably be won by the more popular and more well known Modern Warfare 3 — EA got the first piece of …

Call of Duty Elite Hits Two Million Signups in Two Weeks

The giant upcoming social network for gamers called Call of Duty: Elite will officially kick off the same time as the upcoming COD installment Modern Warfare 3, November 8th. But the service wants feedback from players to help polish off …

Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash
· 11

It’s shaping up to be a great fall season for gamers, if, for nothing else, than to watch Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 fight it out for top first person shooter honors. It’s EA (BF3) versus …

Majority Of Children Familiar With Video Game Ratings
· 1

The majority (82%) of parents and children (75%) who play video games are familiar with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings system, according to a new survey by The Harrison Group conducted on behalf of Activision.

Additionally, 63% of parents with children who play games consider themselves gamers with the number increasing to 83% for parents ages 35 and younger, and 70% of parents pay close attention to the ratings when purchasing a game for themselves or their families.

Guitar Hero III Mobile Sets Milestone

Hands-On Mobile says that Guitar Hero III Mobile has hit 1 million downloads including monthly subscriptions becoming one of the fastest selling games in mobile gaming history.

More than 250,000 songs are played daily by mobile subscribers across the U.S. Interestingly the most played  are re-cords of "Slow Ride", "Mississippi Queen", and "Black Magic Woman". (more)