Browsing tag: Activision

Black Ops Cold War Best-Selling Game of 2020, COD Is Best-Selling Gaming Franchise for 12 Straight Years in US News 0

News 0 Like it or not, there’s no denying how big of a franchise Call of Duty is when it comes to overall units sold and how much the franchise has embedded itself into gamers’ lives. Case in point: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War topped all games to be the best-selling game of December 2020, […]

Call of Duty Nets $3 Billion in Microtransactions & Game Sales in the Last 12 Months News 1

News 1 With the Call of Duty franchise transitioning from a paid map pack post-launch business model to one focusing primarily on microtransactions, it seems this move has paid off in spades for publisher Activision, as the company has reported that Call of Duty microtransactions and game sales have now netter over $3 billion in just the […]

Crash Bandioot 4 Multiplayer Detailed, Includes Local Competitive and Co-Op Modes News 0

News 0 Crash Bandioot 4 multiplayer modes have been detailed by Activision according to a now removed post on IGN Spain, which was thankfully reported by Gematsu. Both local competitive and co-op modes are said to be included, but there won’t be any online leaderboards. The playable characters will be siblings Crash and Coco Bandicoot as well […]

Call of Duty Warzone Headed to Mobile According to Job Posting News 0

News 0 While Call of Duty Mobile has its own battle royale mode currently, it looks like the mega-hit, free-to-play battle royale Call of Duty: Warzone is headed to mobile as well if a recent job ad is to be believed. The official Careers page of Activision’s site had an earlier listing (since been pulled) fr an […]

Report – Black Ops Cold War Release Date Set for Nov 13, Beta and Pre-Order Bonus Leak News 1

News 1 With the release of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 mid-season update now finally here, it would appear that miners have already uncovered details concerning the live event taking place this Wednesday, including the Black Ops Cold War release date. First up is a a leaked trailer script that’s making the […]

Nintendo Rejected Tony Hawk’s Game Pitch, Talks How He Ended With Activision & Neversoft News 0

News 0 Looking at the career of Tony Hawk, it’s hard to imagine that he once was facing some troubling times. While a big name today, nearly three decades ago he was just a guy hanging with a bunch of other guys trying to popularize skateboarding. A difficult task that was meet with much criticism, that they […]

The ARG Surrounding Call of Duty 2020 Is a Fantastic Exercise in Community Spirit News 0

News 0 Call of Duty, which many are assuming will be another entry in the Black Ops series, is due to be officially announced very soon. However, even if the game’s announcement is met with nothing but a wave of backlash from fans, the lead up will always be known as nothing short of a fantastic example […]

Call of Duty Packages House Puzzles, Treyarch Updates Social Media; All Tied to Black Ops News 0

News 0 Just last week, we reported that Activision has sent mystery crates to content creators that included a date set for August 10, Well, that day is today! While we’re expecting it to house a reveal for Call of Duty 2020, which is rumored to be called Black Ops Cold War, that doesn’t seem to be […]

Activision: Call of Duty Microtransactions Revenue Was 5x Higher Than Last Year’s in the Same Quarter News 0

News 0 It seems Activision’s decision to move away from the traditional map pack DLC post-launch support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is paying off in more ways than one, as Call of Duty microtransaction earnings have skyrocketed. In yesterday’s quarterly financial earnings call, Activision President and COO Daniel Alegre announced that due to Call of […]

Ex-Bungie Exec Spills the Beans on Activision Deal, Says “It Turned Out as Bad as We Thought” News 6

News 6 In January last year, the gaming world was rocked with the news that the Activision-Bungie partnership was ending, and that Bungie would be self-publishing Destiny 2 and future games in the future. While Bungie said Activision were “great partners,” it seems the behind-the-scenes picture doesn’t paint a similar picture. Former Bungie executive and franchise composer […]

Next-Gen Game Prices Possibly Rising: How It Might Affect You and the Industry News 6

News 6 On the cusp of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, there’s been endless debate on what’s most important with “next-gen.” Is it faster load times? Better graphics? The increase in overall raw technical power that can soon rival a PC? While all pretty good answers, 2K announcing that NBA 2K21 will cost $69.99 on next-gen systems […]

Report: Crash Bandicoot 4 Multiplayer Might Have Just Been Confirmed by PlayStation Store Listing News 0

News 0 In case you haven’t heard the news, Activision announced Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time this last Monday. While the title is mostly seen as a single-player game, it would appear that the PlayStation Store may have accidentally confirmed that there will be some form of  Crash Bandicoot 4 multiplayer when it launches. The store […]

Modern Warfare Season 4, Call of Duty Mobile Season 7 Delayed Due to George Floyd Tragedy News 0

News 0 Last week, Infinity Ward announced that Season 4 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare would start on June 2 on all platforms. While that might have been the original plan, the studio and Activison has decided to postpone it due to the on-going protests amid the death of George Floyd. Here’s the statement released by […]

Rumor – Diablo 2 Remaster, Titled “Diablo 2 Resurrected” Will Be Launching This year News 0

News 0 A new rumor suggests that Activision Blizzard will be releasing a Diablo 2 remaster sometimes near the end of this year. This rumor comes from Actugaming, who reports that they have heard from sources that the Diablo 2 remaster will be released sometime in the fourth quarter of this year. Additionally, we now may know […]

Modern Warfare Has More Units Sold and More Players Than Any Other COD to Date, Microtransactions More Than Double That of Black Ops 4 Year-Over-Year News 0

News 0 During Activision’s quarterly earnings call, Activision announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has now set records in terms of players and units sold. Not only that, but based on microtransactions and in-game spending, Modern Warfare has more than doubled Black Ops 4’s year-over-year! From the press release: In the first quarter, Call of Duty: […]

Activision Confirms Call of Duty 2020 Release, and 2 Unannounced Games News 0

News 0 As part of today’s Activision quarterly earnings call, the publisher confirmed that the Call of Duty 2020 release target is still on track for this year. Not only that but two games from the publisher’s library of IPs are getting announced as well. According to Activision, they expect to release a “robust slate of content […]

Modern Warfare Down Worldwide Along With Other CODs, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (Update) News 0

News 0 Trying to log in to COD: MW 2019? If not that, perhaps another Call of Duty game? If so, you’re out of luck! Activision has announced that Modern Warfare down time is happening to every platform, as well as a long list of older Call of Duty games and more. The official Activision Support site […]

There Are No Plans for Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Multiplayer, Confirms Activision News 1

News 1 For those holding out on the possibility of a standalone remastered Modern Warfare 2 Remastered multiplayer, you may be saddened to know that the company has no intention of doing so (at this time) and will instead release classic maps in the newest Modern Warfare entry. This was confirmed today on the official Activision Blog, […]

Former COD Player Speaks Out on SBMM, Former Sledgehammer Boss Answers It’s All on Activision News 3

News 3 While we’ve already posted about Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s SBMM (Skill-Based Matchmaking) woes, there’s still no official explanation from Infinity Ward or Activision. Well, if a recent tweet from a former head of studio is to be believed, it’s Activision pulling all the strings. Over on Twitter, former COD pro player Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag […]

Rumor- Crash Bandicoot 4 Remaster & Crash PvP in Development, Sledgehammer Making F2P Call of Duty News 0

News 0 Remember back in August when Activision said that they have an announcement concerning the future of remasters? Well, it seems that a Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortext (otherwise known as Crash Bandicoot 4) remastered is in development, along with a Crash PvP (player vs player), title, as well as a free-to-play Call of Duty […]

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