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News: Zombies Shuffling into Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's Nuketown

Zombies Shuffling into Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's Nuketown

There goes the neighbourhood

Call of Duty: Black Ops’ idyllic Nuketown map is set to be overrun by zombies in the shooter’s upcoming sequel. Developer Treyarch Tweeted the embedded image to the right, teasing the undead’s imminent arrival. It’s unclear whether the zombies will be reserved to those who obtain the Nuketown 2025 map via...

Reaction: Criterion's Setting an Example to All Vita Developers

Criterion's Setting an Example to All Vita Developers

Doing it properly

Criterion’s enthusiasm is infectious. “We’re going to make the best racing game on Vita this year,” an excitable Alex Ward told IGN last week. And judging from the reaction to Need for Speed: Most Wanted's first showing, it’s going to take some beating. Unlike the vast majority of other developers, the Guildford-based...

News: 007 Legends Opts to Die Another Day

007 Legends Opts to Die Another Day

License to kill

Two more classic flicks have been added to 007 Legends’ nostalgic roster. Missions based on both Die Another Day and A License to Kill will be featured in the upcoming Eurocom shooter. Toby Stephens and Carey Lowell will reprise their respective roles. In addition to the announcement, publisher Activision released the brand new...

News: First Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Trailer Fires Online

First Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Trailer Fires Online

Burning skies

Sony pulled a cheeky move during its GamesCom 2012 press conference earlier today, temporarily glossing over Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified before closing the show with an explosive debut trailer. Developed by Nihilistic Software – the studio behind Resistance: Burning Skies – the shooter promises to bridge the gap between...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD PS3 Details Incoming Next Week

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD PS3 Details Incoming Next Week

Announcement of an announcement

Looks like Microsoft’s exclusivity deal with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD has finally come to an end. Activision has announced that fresh details about the re-make will be revealed next week, and will be particularly exciting to players “of the Sony persuasion”. To accompany the tease, Activision also

News: 007 Legends Scoops Nostalgic Pre-Order Bonuses

007 Legends Scoops Nostalgic Pre-Order Bonuses

Live and let buy

Activision has revealed the handful of pre-order bonuses set to accompany 007 Legends onto store shelves later this year. Register your interest in the throwback shooter at Amazon and you’ll net the Nemesis Pack, which will augment your game’s multiplayer component with playable villains Jaws and Baron Samedi. Meanwhile,...

News: Next Modern Warfare 3 Content Drop Scheduled

Next Modern Warfare 3 Content Drop Scheduled

Elite only

We’re still struggling to wrap our collective heads around Activision’s baffling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC schedule, but at least we can confirm that the next batch of content for Elite subscribers is due out on PS3 on 16th August. The content drop includes a handful of new multiplayer goodies, including maps set on a...

News: Robomodo: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Sales Merit Full Game

Robomodo: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Sales Merit Full Game

Thinking big

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is not out on PlayStation 3 just yet, but it’s already proved extremely popular on other platforms. To date the downloadable throwback has ollied onto over 120,000 hard drives, and that number’s likely to double when it finally arrives on Sony’s system. It’s a figure that developer Robomodo reckons...

News: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Demo Rolls Out on 31st July

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Demo Rolls Out on 31st July

One shall stand, one shall fall

Those of you that dare to sample the delights of Activision’s upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will be over the High Moon to learn that a demo is heading to the PlayStation Network next week. From 31st July you’ll be able to touch two single-player missions from the full campaign, in addition to a slice...

News: Skylanders Giants Takes Flight on 19th October

Skylanders Giants Takes Flight on 19th October

Bigger and better

Activision’s next big thing, Skylanders Giants, will swarm onto UK store shelves on 19th October, the publisher has announced. Our local supermarket’s only just moved the last batch of interactive toys to the back of the shop, so we can't wait to be greeted by a fresh group of twee monsters every time we go to buy a loaf of...

News: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Pre-Order Bonus Goes Eighties

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Pre-Order Bonus Goes Eighties

You've got the touch

Picture the scene: it’s 1986 and you’re listening to Madonna’s True Blue on a Sony Walkman. Behind your hair sprayed head is an image of Optimus Prime – the very same character you’ll be able to play as if you pre-order a copy of High Moon Studios' upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron from UK retailer GAME. The...

News: Daniel Way Penning High Moon's Deadpool Game

Daniel Way Penning High Moon's Deadpool Game

Bringing the big guns

Current Deadpool comic book author Daniel Way has been confirmed as the writer behind High Moon Studios’ upcoming video game tie-in. Details surrounding the Activision published title are still being kept under wraps, but community manager Dan Amrich reckons fans should dive into Way’s current comic book run in order to...

News: Robomodo Polishing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD for PS3

Robomodo Polishing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD for PS3

Doing everything it can

Keen tricksters will have noticed that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is already available for the Xbox 360. The nostalgia infused skateboarding compilation hit Microsoft’s platform as part of the manufacturer’s popular Summer of Arcade promotion. That means it's guaranteed a window of exclusivity by default – but...

News: Try to Understand Call of Duty's Latest Content Drop

Try to Understand Call of Duty's Latest Content Drop

Quantum conundrum

Soon you’ll be able to earn a diploma in Call of Duty’s unnecessarily complex DLC schedule at your nearest university or college. Activision has decided that its current mesh of timed exclusivity windows and premium subscriptions is simply too complicated for the average gamer to understand. You’ll be able enrol on the course...