Activision

Call of Duty: Ghosts poster tips early holiday release

Call of Duty: Ghosts poster tips early holiday release

We first heard about solid details on the next Call of Duty game last week, thanks to a leaked Target promo ad. However, while Target listed the game for a November 5 release date, we took that with a heavy grain of salt, since retailers don't always get the release date right. However, according to a leaked poster of the game, November 5 is indeed the date that we'll see the game release.

Continue Reading...

Activision CEO Robert Kotick named one of the top paid CEOs in U.S. [Update]

Activision CEO Robert Kotick named one of the top paid CEOs in U.S. [Update]

Robert Kotick, who is currently the CEO of Activision Blizzard, and who was also the director/CEO of Activision from February 1991 to July 2008, has been named one of the top paid CEOs in the United States. Kotick 's compensation increased to $64.9 million in 2012. In a recent regulatory filing discovered by Reuters, a majority of Kotick's huge compensation comes from stock rewards totaling $55,915,738.

Continue Reading...

Call of Duty: Ghosts appears in retail promo ads

Call of Duty: Ghosts appears in retail promo ads

If history is any indication, then it's quite clear that yet another Call of Duty game will be released this fall. However, we've yet to really hear any solid details about the new title. However, leaked box art and promo ads have shown up, with the title of the game being Call of Duty: Ghosts and a release date of November 5, 2013.

Continue Reading...

SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

This week is finally almost over, and there were tons of news stories published everyday. At the beginning of the week, we learned that there was an iMessage DDoS attack going around that would lag your device and inhibit its capabilities. More bad news for Apple followed when the USPTO denied its iPad Mini trademark. April Fools was a blast this year with many companies perfectly executing their well thought-out pranks.

Continue Reading...

Activision axes 40 High Moon Studios employees upon completion of Deadpool

Activision axes 40 High Moon Studios employees upon completion of Deadpool

Pink slips were flying around the offices at High Moon Studios today as Activision has decided to lay off 40 of its full-time employees. The cuts began happening right after the High Moon Studios team completed development of Activision's upcoming Deadpool game. Activision stated that it "works to align its costs with its revenues," and that reducing its staff is all part of aligning "our development talent against our slate."

Continue Reading...

Activision and Bungie show off Destiny for PS4

Activision and Bungie show off Destiny for PS4

Eric Hirshberg from Activision took the stage at today's PlayStation 4 event and is talking more about Destiny, the recently-announced fantasy title from Bungie. The game has been in the works for 10 years now, and the developer finally showed off some in-game footage at tonight's event. Basically, Bungie's goal with Destiny was to take the FPS and "turn it on its head again."

Continue Reading...

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision is pulling away from licensed games

Activision has announced that they will be moving away from the licensed games, meaning there will be fewer games from the James Bond, Transformers, Men in Black, and Spider-Man series. Rumor has it that James Bond will be seeing its end really soon. Activision is following the same move that Electronics Arts made back in 2008. EA Games president, Frank Gibeau, said at the time that "the days of licensed-based, 75-rated games copies are dead like the dinosaur."

Continue Reading...

Destiny set for Xbox 720, PlayStation 4, and PC in 2014

Destiny set for Xbox 720, PlayStation 4, and PC in 2014

If you've heard anything about the upcoming "game changer" title set to be produced by Bungie over the next 10 years in installments with Activision, you know that it certainly wouldn't make sense for the whole series to be appearing on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. In fact the first installment will be on those two consoles, but essentially everything afterward has been confirmed in legal documents to be hitting no less than the PlayStation 4, the Xbox 720, and the PC. The information that reveals said bits and pieces comes from a Call of Duty legal dispute where the contract between Activision and Bungie had to be unsealed.

Continue Reading...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17