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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...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earned $1 Billion in Just 15 Days

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earned $1 Billion in Just 15 Days

Back in black

There may be some debate over whether Call of Duty is still the juggernaut that it once was, but one thing’s for certain: most publishers would give their left arm for a franchise this successful. Activision has revealed that the latest instalment in its modern military series Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has grossed an eye-watering $1...

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...