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News: Call of Duty Vita Optimised for Portable Play

Call of Duty Vita Optimised for Portable Play

Portable ops

Despite making an appearance during Sony’s E3 press conference, we still don’t know much about Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PlayStation Vita. Thankfully a retail listing posted by US giant Walmart has offered a brief overview of the handheld spin-off. The blurb explains that players can expect to...

News: New The Amazing Spider-Man Trailer Comes Out Swinging

New The Amazing Spider-Man Trailer Comes Out Swinging

Hot shot

It’s been a while since we got a decent web-slinging game, but Beenox’s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man looks poised to break that trend. This brand new developer diary offers a fairly brief look at the title, but should be enough to get your blood pumping. The open-world navigation looks absolutely fantastic, and brings back fond...

News: Guitar Hero Developer Neversoft Answers the Call of Duty

Guitar Hero Developer Neversoft Answers the Call of Duty

On board

It seems as though Guitar Hero developer Neversoft has joined the Call of Duty family. An updated splash page on the former Tony Hawk studio’s website notes that it is currently working on the blockbuster first-person franchise. Elsewhere, a handful of job listings confirm that it is indeed developing a “new FPS”. There are...

News: Peter Cullen Returns for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Peter Cullen Returns for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Roll out

Activision has confirmed that Optimus Prime’s long-serving voice actor Peter Cullen will reprise his role for the upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. He’ll be joined by fan favourite Gregg Berger, who’ll once again lend his dulcet tones to the loveably idiotic Grimlock. Established voice actor Fred Tatasciore will attempt to...

News: Angry Birds Is Flying onto Consoles

Angry Birds Is Flying onto Consoles

Pigs beware

If you don’t already own a platform that can play Angry Birds, then you might be excited to learn that the ridiculously popular title is flying onto consoles. According to IGN, a teaser reel running at Activision’s E3 booth shows one of Rovio’s famous characters smashing into the company’s logo. When quizzed about it, a company...

News: Goldfinger's Superman Flies into Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

Goldfinger's Superman Flies into Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

"Here I am, doing everything I can..."

Love it or loathe it, the music from the first three Tony Hawk titles defined a generation. We have fond memories of holding a cassette recorder next to our TV’s speakers in order to capture some of the game’s classic tunes. Sadly, licensed music is a sticky subject, especially when you’re talking about...

News: Learn About the Origins of the Dinobots in Fall of Cybertron

Learn About the Origins of the Dinobots in Fall of Cybertron

"Me Grimlock bash brains!"

How did the Dinobots get onto Cybertron? It’s a question we’ve been asking ourselves ever since the announcement of High Moon’s upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. It turns out not even brand overlord Hasbro has a canon origins story for the Dinobots – so High Moon decided to create one. In a nut-shell, the...

News: Men in Black: Alien Crisis Invades PS3 This Week

Men in Black: Alien Crisis Invades PS3 This Week

Galaxy defenders

Those of you excited by the prospect of a third Men in Black movie might have a passing interest in Men in Black: Alien Crisis. The Activision-published PS3 spin-off puts you in the shoes of a new recruit in the MIB organisation and allows you to “live through an amazing story packed full of action”. The game features full...

News: Bungie Bursts onto PlayStation in 2014

Bungie Bursts onto PlayStation in 2014

Destiny

Former Halo developer Bungie has been working on a multiplatform title for some years now, but we still don't know much about it. According to a contract released as part of Activision’s ongoing legal battle with former Infinity Ward employees, we'll find out a lot more in 2013. The contract itself states that Bungie has agreed to create...

News: 007 Legends Takes Off on 16th October

007 Legends Takes Off on 16th October

Moonraker

Of all the Bond movies to feature in upcoming nostalgia fest 007 Legends, developer Eurocom has opted for the most questionable of them all. The conclusion of this debut Skyfall movie trailer confirms the inclusion of Moonraker in the Activision published game, with a sneak peek at 007’s unforgettable gadgetry and pantomime villain Jaws...

News: New Black Ops II Trailer to Debut During Champions League

New Black Ops II Trailer to Debut During Champions League

Wargasm

Call of Duty is too big for video game blogs and YouTube. These days the blockbuster franchise debuts during big sporting events such as the Champions League final. Never one to miss out on a marketing opportunity, Activision has announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II's latest reveal will take place during the big Chelsea versus Bayern...

News: Pre-Order The Amazing Spider-Man to Play as Stan Lee

Pre-Order The Amazing Spider-Man to Play as Stan Lee

Swingin' Stan

If you’ve always thought Spider-Man would be a much better franchise with an elderly gentleman in the lead role rather than an anxious, sprightly youth, then the pre-order bonuses for Activision’s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man should be right up your alley. Register your interest in the game at Amazon and you’ll snatch up the...

News: New Modern Warfare 3 Maps Deployed on PS3 This Week

New Modern Warfare 3 Maps Deployed on PS3 This Week

Combat evolved

Those of you still actively engaged in the art of shooting soldiers in the face will be pleased to learn that Activision is readying another Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 content drop for Elite subscribers on PS3 this week. The update will see the Sanctuary and Foundation maps added to the game. The former takes place in a monastery...

News: Giggidy, It's a New Family Guy Video Game

Giggidy, It's a New Family Guy Video Game

Open the Griffin door once more

Fox's incredibly popular Family Guy series is getting another bite of the gaming apple this year with Activision's Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse. Currently only announced for 'consoles' — which you can bet means PS3 — it's set for release this autumn, though that's about all we know aside from the usual...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Rides onto PSN Next Month

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Rides onto PSN Next Month

Superman

You know, we really respect Tony Hawk. The skating legend could so easily be a disinterested shill, but we really get the impression that he cares about the quality of his games. Such is his passion, that the Hawkster's prone to revealing the odd snippet of unannounced information from time to time. On this occasion he’s taken to Twitter...

News: Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Appears on Amazon

Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Appears on Amazon

Stewpendous

Here’s a story that might catch you off guard: Activision is readying a Family Guy title for release on PlayStation 3 later this year. Well, that’s according to a retail listing for a game called Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse which mysteriously appeared on Amazon overnight. The listing is agonisingly light on details, but does...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Orders Outpace Predecessor

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Orders Outpace Predecessor

Huge numbers incoming

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is poised to become another blockbuster of epic proportions, if early indications from online retailer Amazon are to be believed. A report on MCV notes that early orders for the upcoming title are already triple those of the original Call of Duty: Black Ops which released in 2010. Amazon’s Graham...