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Skylanders Superchargers gets Nintendo stars as new figures... and they double as Amiibos

Skylanders Superchargers gets Nintendo stars as new figures... and they double as Amiibos

By 18 June 2015

One of the most pleasant surprises of E3 2015 was provided by Activision and developer Vicarious Visions who revealed that not only does this year’s Skylanders game get vehicles for the first time, two massive Nintendo licensed characters will also... >>

Skylanders SuperChargers preview: A toy-tastic addition to the series

Skylanders SuperChargers preview: A toy-tastic addition to the series

By 17 June 2015

Activision has revealed more of its new Skylanders game at E3: Skylanders SuperChargers adds vehicle and character team-ups both in toy and video-game form. As before the game uses toy figurines to access characters within the game. Additionally a range... >>

Guitar Hero Live: It's back with a new axe to grind (hands-on)

Guitar Hero Live: It's back with a new axe to grind (hands-on)

By 11 May 2015

Prospects for a new Guitar Hero game looked bleak for a while, but an all-new title in a the much loved franchise is on its way this autumn and Pocket-lint was invited to have a play on the PS4 version ahead of a more official outing at E3 next month.... >>

Amazing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trailer shows the series continuing down the future soldier path

Amazing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 trailer shows the series continuing down the future soldier path

By 27 April 2015

Like Christmas itself, you can rely on a Call of Duty game to come at the end of each year and this year's development duties are being handled by Treyarch. That means it is to be a continuation of the Black Ops series started in 2010, although from the... >>

Activision teases a new Guitar Hero, will make things official tomorrow

Activision teases a new Guitar Hero, will make things official tomorrow

By 13 April 2015

Activision has announced it is bringing back Guitar Hero. Well, it didn't officially announce anything; it just released a teaser video, which is leading everyone to believe the publisher wants to resurrect the music game genre. Earlier this year, after... >>

Guitar Hero to return for PS4 and Xbox One, Rock Band too

Guitar Hero to return for PS4 and Xbox One, Rock Band too

By 24 February 2015

After news of a possible return for Rock Band emerged yesterday it now seems that Activision is to resurrect the Guitar Hero franchise with an all-new take for the new generation of consoles. Little is officially known about the plans, but Kotaku has... >>

No PS4 Share Play for COD: Advanced Warfare and Ghosts, no pay no play

No PS4 Share Play for COD: Advanced Warfare and Ghosts, no pay no play

By 7 November 2014

Sony introduced Share Play on the PS4 to allow multiplayer and co-op gaming over the internet without both gamers having to own the game. The catch was it left the option to include this feature open to game developers. Activision isn't playing along.... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form
4.5 out of 5

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare review: A return to form

By 5 November 2014

It's easy to be cynical about Call of Duty these days. The biggest games franchise of them all has developed an inevitability of death-and-taxes proportions. And Advanced Warfare, the eleventh (we think - it's hard to keep count) instalment of the game,... >>

Destiny makes its money back in a day, might take a bit longer to score the other $500 million

Destiny makes its money back in a day, might take a bit longer to score the other $500 million

By 10 September 2014

There was one launch of a massive product on Tuesday 9 September that couldn't really have gone any better. We're not talking about the monster iPhone 6 Plus that Tim Cook unveiled during the Apple press event, but Destiny, the videogame that has perhaps... >>

Destiny helps PS4 hit one million sales in the UK

Destiny helps PS4 hit one million sales in the UK

By 9 September 2014

Sony has sold one million PlayStation 4s in the UK. Bwah, ha, ha! That makes the next-generation console the fastest-selling PlayStation in the country since Sony started making consoles. And it's reached the magic figure thanks to pre-orders for the... >>