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News: Call of Duty: Ghosts' New Engine Is Actually, Well, Partially Old

Call of Duty: Ghosts' New Engine Is Actually, Well, Partially Old

Teaching an old dog new tricks

Remember when Activision said that the impending Call of Duty: Ghosts would take advantage of an “all-new engine” on the PlayStation 4? It turns out that the publisher was telling porkies, as the title will merely be operating on a “significantly upgraded” version of the technology that has powered the...

News: Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

King of the jungle

With publishing giant Activision providing the marketing push behind Bungie's upcoming Destiny, it comes as no surprise that every piece of exposure from here on in is going to have some considerable clout behind it. The game's latest trailer is a mix of live action and CGI, starting off with a father telling his son about "the...

Review: The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (PlayStation 3)

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (PlayStation 3)

No signs of life

Clearly intended to cash in on the overwhelming success of the TV show and the recent critical acclaim of Telltale Games’ excellent episodic adventure, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct doesn’t so much as explode out of the gate, but, perhaps appropriately, shamble. The ‘plot’ revolves around the TV show’s troublesome...

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts Targets PS3 on 5th November, PS4 Version Employs New Engine

Call of Duty: Ghosts Targets PS3 on 5th November, PS4 Version Employs New Engine

All-new characters, all-new story, all-new world

Activision is aiming to refresh its blockbuster first-person franchise later this year with Call of Duty: Ghosts. The title – which has been the source of much speculation for weeks now – will officially release on the PlayStation 3 on 5th November. Meanwhile, a PlayStation 4 version will deploy...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Ghosts Display Blueprints Caught on Camera

Call of Duty: Ghosts Display Blueprints Caught on Camera

Full reveal coming next week

It looks like Call of Duty: Ghosts will turn opaque next week, if display blueprints distributed to GameStop stores are to be believed. IGN acquired images of the promotional materials, which indicate that shops will receive additional items on 29th April ahead of a full reveal on 1st May. Interestingly, Activision...

News: Deadpool Lives from 25th June in North America

Deadpool Lives from 25th June in North America

Activision resurrects antihero later this year

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron developer High Moon Studios’ next project Deadpool will target store shelves on 25th June in North America, publisher Activision has announced. The title may be flying under the radar swifter than a superhero wearing a suit, but the game promises a blend of mass murder...

News: Fast & Furious: Showdown Sounds Like the Pursuit Force Sequel You've Been Dreaming Of

Fast & Furious: Showdown Sounds Like the Pursuit Force Sequel You've Been Dreaming Of

Pulling onto PS3 next month

After the atrocious The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, you’d probably do well to turn your nose up at yet another licensed Activision tie-in – but Fast & Furious: Showdown has the potential to be alright. The title – which is set to drift onto the PlayStation 3 on 21st May in North America – sees you...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's 'Uprising' DLC Adds Volcanoes, Hollywood Stars

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's 'Uprising' DLC Adds Volcanoes, Hollywood Stars

Staging a rock concert, too

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is set to host a global uprising later this year, with the first-person shooter’s second major expansion pack. The add-on – dubbed Uprising, in case you missed it – features four new maps and a fresh “zombie adventure”. Treyarch is describing the package as the most “fan-centric”...

News: Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Bungie's Destiny Is Definitely Still a Game, This Video Just About Proves It

Feast your eyes on some character models

Bungie’s reluctance to share actual gameplay footage of its upcoming PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 title Destiny continues with this ‘character development’ video. The short – which was shown during a GDC presentation overnight – introduces three of the character classes from the first-person...