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News: Bungie Confirms That Destiny Will Be Fulfilled on PlayStation 4

Bungie Confirms That Destiny Will Be Fulfilled on PlayStation 4

Developer is excited about working on Sony's new system

Already confirmed for PlayStation 3, Activision and former Halo series developer Bungie appeared at the PlayStation 4 announcement event to confirm that Destiny is on the way to Sony's new console; both versions will be available together at the game's launch. After the extensive details a...

News: Leaks Bring Bungie's Date with Destiny Forward

Leaks Bring Bungie's Date with Destiny Forward

Can't stop the flow

Bungie is expected to announce Destiny on 17th February, but it may have been beaten to the punch. Joystiq has got its hands on a couple of promotional posters, which show the game’s logo and lead characters. Apparently, the hoardings will be available from GameStop stores on Monday, presumably as rewards for pre-orders.

News: Feast Your Eyes on The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Feast Your Eyes on The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Dead wood

For a game that’s less than two months away, it’s telling that Activision has only just released the first trailer for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Sure, we got that rough footage earlier in the year, but believe it or not, that was fan-made. Thankfully, this new trailer is official, even if it still doesn’t look very good...

News: Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Bungie Sets a Date with Destiny at GDC 2013

Out of this world

Bungie, the developer best known for creating the Halo franchise, will disclose the very first official information about its brand new intellectual property at the Game Developers Conference in March. According to the convention’s schedule, the studio will host an hour-long presentation dubbed ‘Brave New World: New Bungie...

News: Zombies Infiltrate Nuketown in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Zombies Infiltrate Nuketown in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

They're looking for brains

All of that radiation has clearly played havoc with the once neighbourly population of Nuketown. Activision has announced that from 17th January, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 season pass holders will be able to embark in a spot of undead shenanigans on the popular map. If you’re planning on joining the fun, we seriously...

News: December NPD: Black Ops 2 Dominates Disappointing 2012

December NPD: Black Ops 2 Dominates Disappointing 2012

The future's bleak

Staying consistent with the rest of 2012, December served up another year of decline for the North American video game industry. Despite pulling in a whopping $3.2 billion during the festive window, sales were still down 22 per cent over last year’s $4.10 billion. The year as a whole drooped by a similar margin, scooping just...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Adds New Maps Next Month

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Adds New Maps Next Month

Plus, fresh firepower

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s first DLC pack Revolution will target the PlayStation Network on 28th February. The add-on will include four brand new maps, a fresh zombies arena, a unique undead game mode, and an exclusive weapon. That’s quite a hefty offering compared to previous expansions. The added locations include...

News: What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

What Was Bizarre Creations Up to Before It Closed?

Making magic

Hands up if you've played Blur? Not many of you, huh? That’s a real shame, because the Bizarre Creations developed combat racer is one of our favourite titles on the PlayStation 3. Not only does it have a solid single-player campaign, but it’s also augmented with one of the slickest online components we’ve ever had the fortune to...

News: Activision's Sing Hero Stumbled Before It Reached the Stage

Activision's Sing Hero Stumbled Before It Reached the Stage

Kicked out of the band

Just like a tone deaf X Factor hopeful, Sing Hero’s dreams of stardom were thwarted long before it reached the stage. The Activision funded karaoke spin-off was in development at North American outfit Pi Studios, but was cancelled when the music game bubble burst. A trademark for the title was registered way back in 2009...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Starting a Revolution Soon

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Starting a Revolution Soon

We all want to change the world

It looks like the first expansion pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 isn’t far away. Leaked promotional materials teasing an add-on called ‘Revolution’ suggest that the content is set to arrive on the Xbox 360 on 29th January. As always, PlayStation 3 owners will be made to wait at least a month due to...

News: Free Your Frustration with Angry Birds Trilogy DLC

Free Your Frustration with Angry Birds Trilogy DLC

Fowl flingin'

If the PlayStation 3 version of the Angry Birds Trilogy wasn’t already expensive enough, publisher Activision has decided to inflate the package’s price with a brand new DLC pack. Like foie gras without the animal cruelty, you’ll be able to enlarge the retail release with 130 brand new levels courtesy of the Anger Management...

News: Vicarious Visions Was Working on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Vita

Vicarious Visions Was Working on Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 for Vita

Natural disaster

A portable version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 was in development at Vicarious Visions, a report has revealed. According to Kotaku, publisher Activision had planned to release a scaled down version of Treyarch’s latest console shooter on the PlayStation Vita, before the “flawed” project was eventually canned and passed off to...