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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...

News: The Living Dead Return in Call of Duty: Black Ops II

The Living Dead Return in Call of Duty: Black Ops II

The hunt for brains continues

The recently announced Call of Duty: Black Ops II may be taking a slightly different direction to its predecessor, but Treyarch’s trademark zombie co-op mode will still be present. It sounds like the developer is really aiming to flesh out the side campaign, describing it as the “most ambitious zombie effort...

News: Black Ops II Campaign Goes Heavy Rain

Black Ops II Campaign Goes Heavy Rain

Dying is a part of life

Call of Duty: Black Ops II wants to surprise you. For one, the campaign will offer branching paths and alternate endings, with the storyline changing depending on decisions you make. Should you fail select missions the story will still continue, with characters living or dying depending on your actions. While we're not...

News: Call of Duty Still Gunning for Vita

Call of Duty Still Gunning for Vita

Not sure which "version" yet

It’s been a long time since we got any kind of update about Call of Duty on Vita. Despite the title being announced alongside Sony’s new handheld, Activision’s said very little about the potential blockbuster. But in an off-the-cuff Twitter remark overnight, social media manager Dan Amrich hinted at the title’s...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Confirmed, Out 13th November

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Confirmed, Out 13th November

Surprise!

Activision's just confirmed Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for PS3 will hit worldwide on 13th November. The date accompanied a reveal trailer — published perhaps a little prematurely — that we'll bring to you as soon as it's up. It's so far only announced for PS3 but we know Call of Duty Vita is still on the way. Are you keen to take up...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Screenshots Leak

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Screenshots Leak

Attack of the drones

A couple of screenshots from the heavily rumoured Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 have leaked online. The assets appear to confirm a near future setting for the hotly anticipated sequel. The images — which first appeared on a Japanese website — focus on gun-toting aerial recon units, which also featured in leaked art assets posted...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Releases 13th November

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Releases 13th November

Plug the holes

It's not particularly surprising to learn that Activision is readying a direct sequel to 2010's pretty good Call of Duty: Black Ops. The title has been heavily rumoured for months now, but was finally confirmed overnight via a sneaky photograph of a Target pre-order token posted on IGN. The card clearly shows the game’s logo, in...

News: New Call of Duty to Debut Next Week

New Call of Duty to Debut Next Week

Back ops

It’s time to plot your pursuit of prestige all over again, as Activision readies the announcement of another Call of Duty title. As previously speculated, all will be revealed on 1st May. A countdown on CallofDuty.com notes that the title will be showcased during the basketball playoffs on US cable channel TNT. Seems like an appropriate...

News: Activision Deploys "Content Collection #1" for MW3

Activision Deploys "Content Collection #1" for MW3

Patience is a virtue

PlayStation 3 players without Call of Duty: Elite subscriptions can finally indulge in the first DLC drop for Modern Warfare 3. The drearily dubbed “Content Collection #1” is available now from the PlayStation Store for an eye-watering $14.99. To its credit the content does collate six new multiplayer maps and a pair of Spec...

News: Grimlock Takes Centre Stage in New Fall of Cybertron Footage

Grimlock Takes Centre Stage in New Fall of Cybertron Footage

"Me Grimlock no bozo. Me king!"

Grimlock might not be known for his brainpower, but the Dinobot commander is well regarded for his strength in battle – a trait which the upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron appears to capture quite well. This brand new trailer shows off the dim-witted warrior in action, demonstrating his range of melee attacks...

News: James Bond Returns in 007 Legends This Fall

James Bond Returns in 007 Legends This Fall

Shaken, not stirred

As James Bond’s 50th anniversary nears, Activision has announced plans to celebrate the suave spy’s illustrious history with 007 Legends this Fall. The title — which is in development at GoldenEye 007: Reloaded studio Eurocom — aims to pull together missions from six classic Bond movies and fuse them into an “original...