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Call of Duty Black Ops 3 review: Futuristic twist on the familiar formula
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Call of Duty Black Ops 3 review: Futuristic twist on the familiar formula

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It's easy to be cynical about Call of Duty: the first-person shooter franchise has become the very epitome of the modern games industry. Its annual arrival in the run-up to Christmas is as proverbially inevitable as death and, in this day and age, far... >>

Activision Blizzard to make Call of Duty movies, with launch of new film studio

Activision Blizzard to make Call of Duty movies, with launch of new film studio

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Video game publisher Activision has been a busy bee as of late. Days after it bought Candy Crush maker King.com for $5.9 billion, it has announced a new production arm, called Activision Blizzard Studios, with the purpose of developing film and TV content... >>

Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends
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Halo 5 Guardians review: Benefits with friends

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Being the first dedicated Halo game on the Xbox One there's a lot riding on Halo 5's shoulders, especially considering the PS4 lacks triple-A exclusives in the build-up to Christmas. Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza Motorsport 6 aside, Halo 5 Guardians... >>

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

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Skylanders Superchargers already looked strong this year, offering proper playable toy vehicles along with the usual on-foot figurines and on-screen antics. Ahead of Gamescom most assumed that this action-adventure game would be matched by a Skylanders... >>

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

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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... >>

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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.... >>