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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...

News: Meet the Villain from Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Meet the Villain from Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Going dark

Activision has released a brand new trailer introducing the most “insidious villain in Call of Duty history”. It’s not entirely clear why Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s Raul Menendez is such a bad man, but his impressive facial hair suggests that we should probably be afraid. You can catch up with the character in the trailer below...

News: Trent Reznor Bringing Some Fresh Beats to Black Ops 2

Trent Reznor Bringing Some Fresh Beats to Black Ops 2

Like nails on a chalkboard

If you assumed Call of Duty couldn’t possibly get any more edgy, then you were wrong. Activision has announced that it has snapped up Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor to compose Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s theme song. He will not produce the game’s entire soundtrack, however – that honour will go to Mass...

News: Hear About Activision's Gross The Walking Dead Swag

Hear About Activision's Gross The Walking Dead Swag

Listen up

If you’re heading down to this weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, you might want to steer clear of Activision’s booth. The publisher is doling out necklaces decorated with human ears to anyone that decides to pre-order Terminal Reality’s upcoming The Walking Dead shooter. Thankfully, the reward will be limited to just 100 attendees, so...

News: Transformers Developer Working on Marvel's Hit-Monkey

Transformers Developer Working on Marvel's Hit-Monkey

No, us neither

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron developer High Moon Studios is working on a video game adaptation of Marvel’s Hit-Monkey. If you’re clambering to the franchise’s Wikipedia page right now, rest assured you’re not alone. Apparently the game is based upon the comic book series of the same name, in which a Japanese macaque learns...