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Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere: Watch it again here, see the campaign mode

Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere: Watch it again here, see the campaign mode

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Activision and Bungie unveiled Destiny 2 gameplay for the first time on Thursday 18 May, with a special event in Los Angeles. It revealed a whole stack of details about the forthcoming game and showed full-on game footage.Pocket-lint has also been... >>

Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November and it has Nazi zombies

Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November and it has Nazi zombies

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The next Call of Duty game officially has a launch date.Call of Duty: WW2 will launch on 3 November, developer Sledgehammer announced during a live stream. It will be available on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The studio also released a new trailer for the game,... >>

When is the Call of Duty: WW2 reveal and where can you watch it?

When is the Call of Duty: WW2 reveal and where can you watch it?

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Activision and Sledgehammer Games are about to announce the next installment in the Call of Duty series.During the worldwide reveal, which will be live-streamed from London IMAX, we will see the title shown off the first time. We should hear all about... >>

It's official: The next Call of Duty will be set in World War II

It's official: The next Call of Duty will be set in World War II

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Call of Duty is going back to its roots, as the next installment in the series will be set during World War II.On Friday, publisher Activision confirmed the Sledgehammer Games-developed, first-person shooter will be called Call of Duty: WWII, and that... >>

Destiny 2 confirmed: Bungie and Activision tease new game's logo

Destiny 2 confirmed: Bungie and Activision tease new game's logo

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Destiny is officially getting a sequel.Developer Bungie and publisher Activision have announced a sequel to Destiny via Destiny’s official Twitter account. The tweet showed an image of the sequel’s logo - with a numeral two in Helvetica behind the... >>

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare review: Infinitely better than ever before
4.0 stars

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare review: Infinitely better than ever before

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In the 21st century, life now has three inevitabilities: death, taxes and an annual instalment of Call of Duty.But Infinite Warfare, 2016's effort, comes with an added layer of controversy: the all-conquering first-person shooter's mighty fan-base took... >>

Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun

Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun

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We've previously previewed Skylanders Imaginators after having its basic theme and gameplay demoed to us at an event in London prior to E3 2016, but during the US expo itself we found out so much more.It injects some role-play character creativity to... >>

Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints

Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints

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Skylanders Battlecast isn't the first app-specific outing for Activision's swathes of cartoon characters but it is one of the most intriguing.That's because as well as the free-to-play game that's available on app stores now, it combines with physical,... >>

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

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Thanks to a leak by a Reddit user (who has since been deleted), we now know the next Call of Duty game's name and release date. An image of a reservation card from US store Target reveals the name Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and its American street... >>

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

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
5.0 stars

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.We... >>

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 heard... >>

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.Share... >>

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

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare review: A return to form

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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

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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

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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 Destiny... >>

Destiny:  5 things you need to know about the full game

Destiny: 5 things you need to know about the full game

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Destiny is now available on PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3 and it has the potential to be the biggest game on the next-generation consoles yet. Activision launched it at a massive party in London on Monday and it could be argued that the game rumoured... >>

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet

Skylanders Trap Team for iPad, Android and Fire OS: Hands-on with the full console game on tablet

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Skylanders has appeared on mobile platforms a couple of times in the past, but always in tie-in titles that featured the characters but not the gameplay of the hugely successful console game and toy franchise.The technology has never really been up... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer preview and screens: A whole new ball game

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer preview and screens: A whole new ball game

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Activision chose to unveil its latest Call of Duty's multiplayer talents in Cologne prior to the opening of Gamescom and that allowed us to get a thoroughly decent slice of action free from time and schedule constraints.It was a wise move as we needed... >>

Destiny Beta tips and tricks: Bungie's advice for surviving the game and levelling up

Destiny Beta tips and tricks: Bungie's advice for surviving the game and levelling up

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Today, 23 July, the Destiny Beta opens for Xbox One and Xbox 360 gamers. And the scheduled maintenance downtime for the PS4 and PS3 Beta versions has now been lifted. So what better time than to present a mighty swathe of tips and tricks for the game... >>

Destiny Beta first impressions:  Is it on course to be the best game of all time?

Destiny Beta first impressions: Is it on course to be the best game of all time?

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The Destiny Beta is finally here for Bungie to test its servers before the full game release on 9 September and we have to say that here at Pocket-lint we couldn't download it fast enough. That's partly to do with the fact that it's a mammoth 10GB (more... >>

Destiny Beta to kick off 17 July for PS4 and PS3, 23 July for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Destiny Beta to kick off 17 July for PS4 and PS3, 23 July for Xbox One and Xbox 360

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Bungie and Activision has announced when you can finally play the Destiny Beta, and most of you will get the chance this month.Destiny is a highly anticipated role-playing, first-person shooter video game that features a "mythic science-fiction" open... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare preview: Invisibility, guns, grenades and jetpacks in 2058

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare preview: Invisibility, guns, grenades and jetpacks in 2058

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sees Activision throw everything at the latest instalment in its first person shooter franchise. This time around CoD fast-forwards 44 years. And in 2058 soldiers don super-strength exoskeletons which can temporarily render... >>

Destiny available to play for PS4 gamers 'this weekend'

Destiny available to play for PS4 gamers 'this weekend'

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Sony has announced that PS4 gamers will be the first to be able to play Destiny, Halo creator Bungie's new first person shooter. As well as release the beta test version of the game exclusively on the console on 17 July, a first look alpha version will... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare E3 2014 trailer shows off futuristic first person shooter

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare E3 2014 trailer shows off futuristic first person shooter

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Xbox used Call of Duty: Advanced Warefare to kick off its E3 2014 media briefing. And boy did it start with a bang; the sound system made every bullet, bomb and bang rumble through the audience to add greater impact.But the thing that really strikes about... >>

Activision bets on Destiny being massive hit to the tune of half a billion dollars

Activision bets on Destiny being massive hit to the tune of half a billion dollars

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Activision is spending half a billion dollars on Bungie's Destiny with an eye on doubling its money and setting up a new franchise that it hopes will top games charts for many years to come.The $500 million it has allocated to the game includes "marketing,... >>

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer featuring Kevin Spacey revealed

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer featuring Kevin Spacey revealed

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What do you get it if marry Call of Duty with House of Cards? It seems the next installment of the Call of Duty games; Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Following the official trailer leaking online, this new trailer has been revealed, giving a 4 November... >>

Call of Duty from Sledgehammer Games to unveil on 4 May - first game screenshot out now

Call of Duty from Sledgehammer Games to unveil on 4 May - first game screenshot out now

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The next Call of Duty video game will unveil on 4 May, according to a just-launched teaser page on the series' website.The page has a title that says "Get Ready for a New Era of Call of Duty," and there's also a countdown that ticks down to 10 AM ET on... >>

Skylanders Trap Team preview: In-game characters can finally enter the real world

Skylanders Trap Team preview: In-game characters can finally enter the real world

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Each year the Skylanders team come up with some new innovations to sate the appetites of an enormous global army of fans and in 2014 they might have just pulled off the greatest yet.The Skylanders shtick has always been to combine physical toys with a... >>

Hands-on with Skylanders Spring Edition: Springtime Trigger Happy, Punk Shock, and Fryno review

Hands-on with Skylanders Spring Edition: Springtime Trigger Happy, Punk Shock, and Fryno review

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Publisher Activision is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off three Spring Edition figures under its Wave 4 Easter line of the Skylanders video game series.The next installment in the Skylanders series, Wave 4, will include three new Spring... >>

Activision expecting Bungie's Destiny to be 'best-selling new video game IP in history'

Activision expecting Bungie's Destiny to be 'best-selling new video game IP in history'

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Even with months to go before the launch of Bungie's Destiny title, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is putting huge faith in the new game franchise. "We expect Bungie’s Destiny, an innovative shared-world, first-person action game to be Activision... >>

Activision adds third game studio to develop Call of Duty titles, as its ecosystem grows

Activision adds third game studio to develop Call of Duty titles, as its ecosystem grows

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The Call of Duty ecosystem is to grow even further, as Activision announced a third game studio will be added to the series' development cycle, on an earnings call with investors on Thursday.Sledgehammer Games, a division of Activision, will join Infinity... >>

Bungie's Destiny to launch worldwide on 9 September, with beta kicking off next summer

Bungie's Destiny to launch worldwide on 9 September, with beta kicking off next summer

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Bungie has finally announced a firm release date for Destiny.The worldwide launch of Destiny will happen on 9 September 2014. In partnership with Activision, Bungie also revealed that the Destiny Beta will launch in the summer of 2014. The beta will... >>

Call of Duty: Ghosts review
4.0 stars

Call of Duty: Ghosts review

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Call of Duty is the beating heart of the first person shooter genre, and a franchise that’s been in full swing for a whole decade. That’s pretty long in the tooth by any gaming series’ standards, and one that’s brought the latest instalment, Call... >>

Call of Duty: Ghosts most played game for Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Call of Duty: Ghosts most played game for Xbox One and PlayStation 4

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Call of Duty: Ghosts is leading as the top-selling game for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as the next-generation console movement goes into full swing during the month of November.Activision revealed Call of Duty: Ghosts, the tenth instalment of the... >>

Call of Duty: Ghosts companion app for iOS, Android and WP8 released

Call of Duty: Ghosts companion app for iOS, Android and WP8 released

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Following the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts last week, the new Call of Duty app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 8 is now available for free. Given second-screen apps are all the rage these days among gamers, development firm Beachhead and Infinity... >>

10 things you didn't know about Call of Duty as it celebrates 10th birthday

10 things you didn't know about Call of Duty as it celebrates 10th birthday

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Call of Duty: Ghosts is now available for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, PS4 (strangely, considering the console itself doesn't come out until the end of the month) and PC. It will also hit Xbox One on 19 November and its release marks the tenth anniversary of... >>

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

Hands-on: Mega Bloks Call of Duty Collector Construction Sets review

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As the gaming world prepare for the new Call Of Duty Ghosts, Mega Bloks has released a collection of Call of Duty construction sets for you to build so you can carry on playing when you're not in front of your console.The new sets, based on the franchise,... >>

Megan Fox lights up Call of Duty: Ghosts live-action trailer: The Hangover with automatic weaponry

Megan Fox lights up Call of Duty: Ghosts live-action trailer: The Hangover with automatic weaponry

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On the eve of the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts, Activision has revealed this year's live-action trailer. Set mainly in Las Vegas and starring Megan Fox, the trailer follows four gamers as they re-enact some of the main sequences from the game.A year... >>

Skylanders Swap Force review
4.5 stars

Skylanders Swap Force review

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Skylanders: Swap Force is a game with a rich history behind it. We have to admit that back in 2011 when Activision invited us to interview Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen, the two ex-Toy Story scriptwriters who penned the first Skylanders game, Spyro's Adventure,... >>

Destiny 'The Moon' trailer released, as Bungie offers early Destiny Beta access to pre-orders

Destiny 'The Moon' trailer released, as Bungie offers early Destiny Beta access to pre-orders

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On top of releasing a new trailer for the upcoming Destiny video game, Bungie has announced that gamers who wish to pre-order at select retailers can also get early access to the Destiny Beta.Destiny is a highly anticipated role-playing, first-person... >>

Skylanders Swap Force Gamescom 2013 preview: Hands-on with next-gen toy fun

Skylanders Swap Force Gamescom 2013 preview: Hands-on with next-gen toy fun

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Skylanders and Skylanders Giants have been incredibly popular with kids of all ages, more so than even Activision expected when it first took the plunge into toy manufacture, but something tells us that it hasn't even reached its peak yet. We suspect... >>