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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,...

News: Tony Hawk Hops Back on His Board in Brand New Game

Tony Hawk Hops Back on His Board in Brand New Game

Don't bail this time

Skateboarding star Tony Hawk is getting ready to ride again, as there’s a new entry in Activision’s legendary extreme sports series in production. Oblivious to any non-disclosure agreements, the Birdman told a local North American radio station that he’s performing motion capture for the upcoming title, and that it’s...

News: Activision Replenish Energon with Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Screens

Activision Replenish Energon with Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Screens

Even more to meet the eye

Get ready to roll out with these new Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark screenshots. Announced late last week, the licensed title aims to merge Michael Bay's divisive movie property with that of High Moon Studios' popular game universe. As well as being the successor to the excellent Transformers: Fall of Cybertron, th

News: The Announcement Trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Has Rolled Out

The Announcement Trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Has Rolled Out

Will you protect or destroy Earth?

In an accidental reveal yesterday morning, Amazon created a listing for an unannounced game called Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. Details were scarce, but before it was quickly taken down, the hypothetical PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 release was described as "perfect for veteran fans and newcomers”...

Rumour: Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Set to Touch PS4

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark Set to Touch PS4

Another one of Kup's war stories

While the likes of Michael Bay and Shia LaBeouf have made it difficult to be a Transformers fan over the past few years, there has been salvation in the form of High Moon Studios’ throwback third-person shooters. The rough around the axles War for Cybertron and stellar Fall of Cybertron both based their fiction on...

News: PS4 Answers the Call of Duty with Next-Gen Focus for First-Person Property

PS4 Answers the Call of Duty with Next-Gen Focus for First-Person Property

Fighting new formats

With upstart Sledgehammer working on the umpteenth Call of Duty game, Activision executive Eric Hirshberg has shed some light on the title's development, revealing that it will be built with the PlayStation 4 in mind. Speaking with IGN, the suit said that the studio is "approaching this as next-gen first development"...