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News: Activision Crushes Crash Bandicoot Dream, Still Owns Character

Activision Crushes Crash Bandicoot Dream, Still Owns Character

You'll find us sobbing into our Wumpa pudding

Despite a cyclone of rumours to the contrary, Activision has labelled speculation suggesting that Sony has reacquired the Crash Bandicoot brand as unadulterated twinsanity. A teaser in a PlayStation 4 advertisement had hinted that the Japanese giant had bought back the platforming property, but the...

News: Activision Spin Kicks Crash Bandicoot Off Its Website

Activision Spin Kicks Crash Bandicoot Off Its Website

Sony suggests that it hasn't acquired the character, though

You may have thought that we were high on Wumpa Fruit when we recently reported that Crash Bandicoot could be making a comeback on the PlayStation 4, but Activision has added more fuel to the throwback fire by removing any references to the PSone mascot from its official website. For those...

News: What Are the Names of Call of Duty: Ghosts' Map Packs?

What Are the Names of Call of Duty: Ghosts' Map Packs?

You can probably guess

Don’t worry if you’ve exhausted all of Call of Duty: Ghosts’ on-board maps, as there’ll be plenty to sink your teeth into over the coming months. Activision has accidentally revealed the names of four care packages heading to the first-person shooter in the future, which each combine to spell out the word ‘ODIN’,...

Rumour: Is Crash Bandicoot Plotting a Return on PS4?

Is Crash Bandicoot Plotting a Return on PS4?

Spinning around

Sony has talked about Crash Bandicoot a lot this year. The former PSone mascot has hit the headlines frequently over the past 10 months, partly because of PlayStation 4 architect Mark Cerny’s role as executive producer on the 90s classic. However, rumours are now starting to spiral that the protagonist could be plotting a...

News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 Games Are Already Selling Strongly

UK Sales Charts: PS4 Games Are Already Selling Strongly

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets off to a decent start on the system

Sony’s next generation console may be right around the corner in North America, but there are still a few weeks before it settles its blue and black chassis on UK stores shelves. That’s not stopping the console’s initial roster of software from performing fairly well, though, as...

Weirdness: Has Call of Duty: Ghosts Given You Déjà Vu?

Has Call of Duty: Ghosts Given You Déjà Vu?

There may be an explanation

Assuming that you give a hoot about the antics in Infinity Ward’s recently released Call of Duty: Ghosts, you may want to close this window now, as there’s a chance that there may be a spoiler or two enclosed within. Have you pushed your browser’s dependable ‘back’ button, yet? Alright, we’re guessing that...

News: What Are the Main Differences Between Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 and PS3?

What Are the Main Differences Between Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 and PS3?

New perspective

As the latest entry in the seemingly unstoppable Call of Duty franchise exploded onto store shelves today, so too did our very first PlayStation 4 review. But with the title set to deploy on both current generation and next generation systems, we figured that we should summarise some of the key differences between the two releases...

Review: Call of Duty: Ghosts (PlayStation 4)

Call of Duty: Ghosts (PlayStation 4)

Same old sheet

Over the past five years, the Call of Duty franchise has slow-motion breached its way into popular culture, with millions of fans worldwide eagerly enabling last year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II to earn over $500 million in just 24 hours. Whether this trend continues remains to be seen, but the bigger question is: does Call of...

News: Megan Fox Showcases Her Sniper Skills in Call of Duty: Ghosts' Latest Trailer

Megan Fox Showcases Her Sniper Skills in Call of Duty: Ghosts' Latest Trailer

Transformers siren puts in an appearance

We’re not sure that this Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer could be any more camp if it tried. The short – which aims to expose the soldier inside all of us – shows a pack of dim-witted bros engaged in a Frank Sinatra-scored shootout, all while hitting on an apathetic Megan Fox. It’s the ultimate male...

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 Pulls Ahead of Xbox One, Too

Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 Pulls Ahead of Xbox One, Too

The gap's widening

Call of Duty may be considered an Xbox franchise due to Microsoft’s longstanding partnership with Activision, but it seems that the next generation version of the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts will look superior on the PlayStation 4. Responding to a slew of previously unsubstantiated online rumours, Infinity Ward’s executive...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Command 49GB of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Command 49GB of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Oh my Dog

We all know that the Call of Duty franchise likes to break all sorts of mindboggling first day sales records, but this time around it seems to have its sights set on something a little bit different: it's gunning for the 'Largest Hard Drive Install for a PlayStation 4 Launch Title' gong. Yesterday, we brought you the news that Guerrilla...

Video: Getting the Family View on Skylanders: Swap Force

Getting the Family View on Skylanders: Swap Force

Swapping the old for the new

With Skylanders: Swap Force hitting store shelves in North America today, and on 18th October in other territories, we thought that we’d have a quick look at how the sequel has panned out – and get the family perspective in the process. While the title offers great visuals, voice acting, and oodles of new...

News: Wrap Yourself Up in The Amazing Spider-Man on Vita

Wrap Yourself Up in The Amazing Spider-Man on Vita

Swingstar

You said that you wanted more retail releases on the PlayStation Vita, so it looks like you’re going to have to make do with overdue ports. Activision’s so-so movie tie-in The Amazing Spider-Man is the latest PlayStation 3 release to get the portable treatment, with the bustling streets of Manhattan being squeezed onto Sony’s pocket...

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Sport Dedicated Servers on PS4

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Sport Dedicated Servers on PS4

Current generation counterpart getting some love, too

Microsoft’s famous moneyhats are being spent in strange places these days. Alright, maybe we’re being a teensy bit unfair assuming that the Redmond-based manufacturer is responsible for Infinity Ward’s caginess regarding dedicated server support in the non-Xbox versions of Call of Duty:...