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Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (PlayStation Network)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (PlayStation Network)

Half shelled

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – a game developed by Red Fly Studios and published by Activision – released in August last year on both Steam and the Xbox 360 to a largely atrocious reception. With the game taking around eight months to hit the PlayStation 3, then, one would expect (or at least hope) that the delay...

Video: Skylanders: Trap Team Announced, Demoed on PS4

Skylanders: Trap Team Announced, Demoed on PS4

Caught out

If there’s one thing that we love more than video games, it’s video games with dozens of physical toys attached to them. Family Gamer TV recently attended the Skylanders: Trap Team launch event in London, and caught up with Jeff Poffenbarger, who’s the executive producer on the game. He outlined the new Trapping features found in...

Rumour: Is the Next PS4 Skylanders Named Trap Team?

Is the Next PS4 Skylanders Named Trap Team?

Caught in a trap

As with Call of Duty, it’s typically around this time of the year when Activision tends to talk about the next Skylanders game. The publisher’s annual toy-focused affair has blossomed into one of the biggest brands on the planet over the past few years, and is showing no signs of slowing down under the organisation’s watchful...

News: Here's Your First Look at the Next Call of Duty for PS4

Here's Your First Look at the Next Call of Duty for PS4

Oscar mike

Call of Duty: Ghosts may have taken a mauling from the press, but it still managed to cement Activision’s first-person franchise as one of the most popular entertainment properties on the planet, rarely falling from the top of the charts in Europe or North America. Alas, the publisher knows that it needs to put plenty of work in to...

News: Pachter: Sony Would Probably Like to Get Call of Duty DLC Exclusivity

Pachter: Sony Would Probably Like to Get Call of Duty DLC Exclusivity

Switching sides

There are rumblings that changes may be afoot in the Call of Duty content clash. While the series has been historically aligned with the Xbox brand, rumours earlier in the year indicated that Sony may be willing to stump up the cash in order to ensure that the property is associated with the PlayStation 4. And speaking on the...

News: Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell Fired 'Without Cause' from Bungie

Destiny Composer Marty O'Donnell Fired 'Without Cause' from Bungie

Never forget

Nearly every gamer recognises the work of musician Marty O'Donnell. He's worked with Bungie on every Halo game since the groundbreaking Combat Evolved, and even we can appreciate the epic scores that he composed for that series. That's one of the reasons why we're more than excited for the studio's latest game Destiny, which is set to...

News: Xbox Exclusive Titanfall Almost Fired onto the PlayStation Vita

Xbox Exclusive Titanfall Almost Fired onto the PlayStation Vita

Microscopic mechs

Respawn Entertainment’s first-person shooter Titanfall may have stomped all over the PlayStation 4, but there was talk of a PlayStation Vita port before the developer signed with Microsoft. According to GameTrailers TV host Geoff Keighley’s meaty Final Hours of Titanfall application, the developer reached out to Sony prior to...

News: The Last Bell Tolls for DJ Hero and Guitar Hero DLC

The Last Bell Tolls for DJ Hero and Guitar Hero DLC

End of an era

Having been the musical rage for many years, you'll be hard pushed to find someone who hasn't got a plastic guitar gathering dust in the cupboard. If you're wanting to give it a good old wipe down and party hard, now's the perfect time to do so before a nail is put in the series' coffin. Franchise publisher Activision has announced...

News: Cure Those Titanfall Blues with This Call of Duty Themed PSN Sale

Cure Those Titanfall Blues with This Call of Duty Themed PSN Sale

Titan what?

Activision has taken aim at the European PlayStation Store, launching a plethora of discounts on the perennial Call of Duty franchise. Call us cynical, but we've got a pretty strong suspicion that this sale is almost definitely a direct response to the recent release of critical darling Titanfall. In any case, the full list of savings is...

News: The Price Is Right with New Call of Duty: Ghosts Add-On Packs

The Price Is Right with New Call of Duty: Ghosts Add-On Packs

Get ducky with it

In the midst of all of the Titanfall love, Activision is attempting to spice up Call of Duty: Ghosts with a handful of new item customisation packs. Each add-on includes a decal theme that can be applied to your weapons, player card, reticule, and profile background. As of now, only four of these purrfect packs have been announced,...