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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...

News: Tony Hawk Pitched HD Remake Years Ago

Tony Hawk Pitched HD Remake Years Ago

Savvy skateboarder

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk pitched the idea of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD years ago, but publisher Activision turned the concept down. In an interview with IGN, the trickster revealed that the publisher felt it “wasn’t the right time” for an HD remake. It’s obviously changed its tune a lot since, with the classic...

News: Call of Duty Sales Run into Resistance

Call of Duty Sales Run into Resistance

Series on a slippery slope

Call of Duty isn't quite the infallible mega franchise it’s made out to be. Don’t worry, the series is still selling a ridiculous number of copies with each new iteration – but it appears its success has peaked. That’s according to analyst firm Macquire Equities, who believe that sales for the most recent outing...

Rumour: Latest Call of Duty to Step Out of the Shadows in April

Latest Call of Duty to Step Out of the Shadows in April

Black Ops 2 in the works

It’s about time major publishers learned: video game sleuths are really good at what they do. The latest accidental reveal comes courtesy of a group of Call of Duty fans, who decided it was time Activision told us a little something about 2012’s inevitable entry in the massively popular series. They found the image...

News: High Moon Studios Talk About Transforming Fall of Cybertron

High Moon Studios Talk About Transforming Fall of Cybertron

Impressive... For primitive technology

Transformers fans are a tough bunch to please, but we doubt anyone could be disappointed with Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’s latest footage. The anticipated sequel is looking prettier than Arcee stripped down to her core components, and that’s evidenced once again by this brand new behind-the-scenes...

News: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Rolls Out in August

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron Rolls Out in August

One shall stand, one shall fall

Shape-shifting vehicles and dim-witted robotic dinosaurs return to PlayStation 3 in August with the release of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. The High Moon Studios developed sequel is due out on 28th August in North America and 31st August in Europe. Check out the trailer below for a hearty helping of dubstep and...

News: Call of Duty Creative Strategist Robert Bowling Exits Activision

Call of Duty Creative Strategist Robert Bowling Exits Activision

Four zero two

Robert Bowling has announced that he has resigned from his current position as creative strategist of Call of Duty. The hype-man – who has become the face of the biggest gaming brand in the world over the past few years – announced his departure on Twitter overnight. He said: Today, I resign from my position as Creative Strategist...

News: New Battleship Trailer Goes Behind the Scenes

New Battleship Trailer Goes Behind the Scenes

Two games in one

If you thought making a movie based on a board game was weird, then spend a moment to consider the thoughts of those responsible for the video game tie-in. To their credit, the employees of Double Helix Games come across as genuinely passionate in this behind the scenes video for Battleship. And, to be fair, the game’s concept...

News: Move Support Confirmed for The Amazing Spider-Man

Move Support Confirmed for The Amazing Spider-Man

Moving through Manhattan

Activision’s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man movie tie-in will feature full PlayStation Move compatibility, developer Beenox has confirmed. Our friends over at iWaggle3D got suspicious when a boxart for the game uploaded to Amazon included a “PlayStation Move Compatible” bubble. This prompted Jonathon Grendon, PR...