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News: Destiny Makes History as Bungie Targets PlayStation 3

Destiny Makes History as Bungie Targets PlayStation 3

Halo, goodbye

Details regarding the next game from Halo creators Bungie have leaked online, confirming that the legendary studio is about to make its debut on PlayStation 3. According to the super secret information shared with IGN, the upcoming Destiny is a “sci-fantasy action shooter” that’s designed to be both “fun and accessible”. The...

News: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD DLC Grinds onto PSN Next Month

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD DLC Grinds onto PSN Next Month

Shove it

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will receive a fresh helping of content next month, when Activision grinds out the title’s promised add-on pack on 4th December. The hotly anticipated $4.99 expansion will add three new stages to the spruced up re-release, including Airport, Los Angeles, and Canada. It will also incorporate the divisive Revert...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Blows Up in the UK

Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Blows Up in the UK

Second biggest Vita launch ever

It may have only taken five months to put together, but Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified is already throwing its weight around the UK sales charts. The handheld spin-off shot straight into 16th position on this week’s best-sellers list, becoming the second biggest PlayStation Vita launch in Britain since the...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earned $500 Million in 24 Hours

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earned $500 Million in 24 Hours

But Activision keeps sales numbers secret

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 earned a cool $500 million in 24 hours, publisher Activision has announced. The estimated figure is considerably higher than the previous records held by both Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and the first Call of Duty: Black Ops. However, the company failed to share actual sales...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Was Developed in Five Months

Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified Was Developed in Five Months

Urgh

People have been pretty harsh on developer Nihilistic Software, but it turns out that the studio may have actually worked miracles in order to release Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified at all. According to reliable online super sleuth Supererogatory, the PlayStation Vita exclusive shooter was developed in just five months – which explains...

News: Black Ops 2 Sold One Million Copies in 24 Hours at GameStop

Black Ops 2 Sold One Million Copies in 24 Hours at GameStop

Boom

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 sold an outrageous 1 million copies in 24 hours at US retailer GameStop. Company president Tony Bartel revealed the number to Bloomberg Businessweek, adding that it was the outlet’s largest launch of all time. Amazon echoed the executive’s comments, noting that the first-person shooter was the most pre-ordered...

News: 007 Legends' Skyfall Mission Completes the Game This Week

007 Legends' Skyfall Mission Completes the Game This Week

Face it all together

Activision has finally got around to wrapping up 007 Legends’ single-player storyline, announcing that the post-release Skyfall mission is now available from the PlayStation Store. The free download fills in the blanks at the close of crappy campaign, and closely mimics the events from the recently released big-screen...

News: Black Ops 2's Nuketown 2025 Map Sure Looks Colourful

Black Ops 2's Nuketown 2025 Map Sure Looks Colourful

Black hole sun

We remember the original Nuketown map being a bit bland, but tastes in the future are clearly a touch more refined. This brand new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 trailer shows off the updated Nuketown 2025 arena in delicious Technicolor, complete with creepy mannequins and garish wallpaper patterns. Sadly, the stage is restricted to...

News: New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Trailer Is the Ultimate Tease

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Trailer Is the Ultimate Tease

Blink and you'll miss it

We’ve tolerated teaser trailers for a while now – but this Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 video really takes the biscuit. It’s five seconds long, for goodness' sake. Don’t look at us like that – it’s a slow news day, ok? The game's due out next month. You'll need to pre-order at a participating retailer in order to...

News: Family Guy Returns to the Multiverse on 20th November

Family Guy Returns to the Multiverse on 20th November

Our sides are splitting already

Sometimes a video game comes along that escapes our expertise. Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is one such title. It’s not that we don’t understand the mechanics behind the Activision published third-person adventure. No, the big problem is that we’d rather swim through a landfill in our underwear than watch...

News: Your Weapons Can Prestige in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Your Weapons Can Prestige in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

XP out of your ears

The secret behind Call of Duty’s success is its ability to reward you for everything you do. Even when you’re losing, you always feel like you’re achieving something – and the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 aims to take that to the next level. Not only will you be able to Prestige as a player in the Treyarch...

News: Activision Equips 007 Legends with Exclusive PS3 Content

Activision Equips 007 Legends with Exclusive PS3 Content

Shaken, not stirred

Activision’s movie mash-up 007 Legends will boast a couple of exclusive multiplayer characters on PlayStation 3, the publisher has announced. Those of you that purchase the first-person shooter on Sony’s system will be able to play as Skyfall characters Eve (played by the actress Naomie Harris in the movie) and Patrice (Ola...