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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...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Grinds Out $5 DLC

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Grinds Out $5 DLC

Shove it

Activision’s upcoming Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will not be a complete celebration of the classic skateboarding series unless you stump up $5 for additional DLC. The publisher has revealed that around a month after release, an expansion pack will implement selected content from Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3. It’s unclear what will be...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Officially Returns to Nuketown

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Officially Returns to Nuketown

Not the nicest neighbourhood

Activision has confirmed that an updated version of its popular Nuketown map will be doled out to those that pre-order the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 from participating retailers. “Nuketown was a blast to play before," explained Treyarch head Mark Lamia. “We're excited about the re-imagined Nuketown 2025 in...

News: 007 Legends Embarks On Her Majesty's Secret Service

007 Legends Embarks On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Branched off

Activision has confirmed that an adaptation of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service will represent the second playable chunk of Eurocom’s upcoming James Bond love-in 007 Legends. The game will feature five classic missions in total, with Moonraker already confirmed. A sixth mission will tie into the upcoming Skyfall, which is set to...

News: Radical Entertainment Reduced to "Support" Role at Activision

Radical Entertainment Reduced to "Support" Role at Activision

Staff cuts

Radical Entertainment is the latest developer to fall foul to Activision’s high expectations. The developer – which recently released the middling Prototype 2 – has been dropped to a support role after a significant reduction in staff. Activision explained that it had explored “various options for the studio, including a...