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New COD: Black Ops 4 trailer finally shows off Blackout battle royale
New COD: Black Ops 4 trailer finally shows off Blackout battle royale By Maggie Tillman

It shows players will be able to fight in air, on sea, and on land - and even combat zombies. Read more

Spyro Reignited Trilogy initial review: The most lovingly created remaster yet?
Spyro Reignited Trilogy initial review: The most lovingly created remaster yet? By Rik Henderson

The Spyro trilogy gets an amazing makeover for a new generation and we play several levels ahead of release. Read more

Destiny 2 Forsaken initial review: Cayde's dead baby, Cayde's dead
Destiny 2 Forsaken initial review: Cayde's dead baby, Cayde's dead By Rik Henderson

Here's what we think of Destiny 2 Forsaken so far, based on playing the beginning of the story and Gambit multiplayer mode. Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 initial review: Hardcore play of Multiplayer on PS4 Pro
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 initial review: Hardcore play of Multiplayer on PS4 Pro By Rik Henderson

Plenty was revealed during the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Community Event in Los Angeles. Developer Treyarch unveiled its additional modes, in the form Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 release date, formats, Blackout Battle Royale and everything you need to know
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 release date, formats, Blackout Battle Royale and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

We now know so much more about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.The latest in the long-running first-person shooter franchise will be available this fall and Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Community Reveal Event: Watch the first gameplay trailer here
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Community Reveal Event: Watch the first gameplay trailer here By Rik Henderson

This year's Call of Duty is Black Ops 4 (or Black Ops IIII, if you want to be accurate and equally ignore the current rules of Roman numerals).It is being Read more

Call of Duty movie on track, Sicario 2 director expected to take the helm(et)
Call of Duty movie on track, Sicario 2 director expected to take the helm(et) By Rik Henderson

A couple of years ago, we reported on the creation of Activision Blizzard's new TV and film studio and its plans to make a Call of Duty movie. However, Read more

Destiny 2 review: The perfect blend of MMO and single-player
4.5 stars Destiny 2 review: The perfect blend of MMO and single-player By Rik Henderson

Destiny 2 is an excellent, accessible FPS that is less intimidating than the first, it has a wide-reaching, clever story that's a joy to play, either Read more

Virgin Media customers get to play Destiny 2 first, here's how
Virgin Media customers get to play Destiny 2 first, here's how By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has teamed with Activision to give its customers first dibs on getting hands-on time with Destiny 2.The much-anticipated online FPS, which Read more

Destiny 2: Release date, screens, formats and everything you need to know
Destiny 2: Release date, screens, formats and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

Destiny 2 is coming.By the time it arrives, the original Destiny will be three-years old. And while it is still going strong, with a huge fanbase sticking Read more

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

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 Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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. Read more

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? By Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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

Destiny is officially getting a sequel.Developer Bungie and publisher Activision have announced a sequel to Destiny via Destiny’s official Twitter account. Read more

Skylanders Imaginators review: Create your own Skylanders at last
4.0 stars Skylanders Imaginators review: Create your own Skylanders at last By Andy Robertson

Skylanders Imaginators delivers an innovative and coherent experience once again, adding additional value to the Skylanders series. As has been true Read more

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 By Steve Boxer

Despite the pre-launch brickbats, Call of Duty shows no sign of relinquishing its top-dog status. Read more

Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun
Skylanders Imaginators at E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot joins the fun By Andy Robertson

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 Read more

Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints
Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 By Steve Boxer

CoD BLOPS3 sees Treyarch freshen-up what has been touted as a tired formula most impressively, thanks to its futuristic twists and Zombies mode. Read more

Skylanders SuperChargers review: Turbocharging toys-to-life
4.5 stars Skylanders SuperChargers review: Turbocharging toys-to-life By Andy Robertson

With the addition of new online modes, racing and toy vehicles, SuperChargers really does feel like a great new game in the Skylanders series. Its Read more

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on
Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on By Andy Robertson

Skylanders Superchargers already looked strong this year, offering proper playable toy vehicles along with the usual on-foot figurines and on-screen antics.Ahead Read more

Rock Band 4 preview: Freestyle guitar solos and the new Mad Catz controllers (hands-on)
Rock Band 4 preview: Freestyle guitar solos and the new Mad Catz controllers (hands-on) By Elyse Betters

Harmonix and Mad Catz are at E3 2015 in Los Angeles, where they are showing off the fruits of their new partnership: Rock Band 4 with all-new controllers. Read more

Rock Band 4 preview: Return of an old friend (hands-on)
Rock Band 4 preview: Return of an old friend (hands-on) By Rik Henderson

When Electronic Arts decided against continuing with the Rock Band franchise it was publishing it looked to be the end of the music game. Similarly, Activision Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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 Read more

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective
Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective By Luke Edwards

Guitar Hero Live has been unveiled by Activision as the next step in the music playing game series.Teased last night, the new Guitar Hero Live will focus Read more

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

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 Read more

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

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. Read more

Destiny review
5.0 stars Destiny review By Rik Henderson

It's hard to think of the start of any new franchise that has had much hype levied upon its shoulders as Destiny. But even before its Alpha and Beta test Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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

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 Read more

Destiny launch trailer releases, getting you ready for 9 September
Destiny launch trailer releases, getting you ready for 9 September By Elyse Betters

Destiny will finally launch in just a few short weeks, and in order to get you pumped, Bungie has released the game's official launch trailer.Destiny is Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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? By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

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 By Mike Lowe

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 Read more

Rock Band developer Harmonix tries Kickstarter for new Amplitude music video game
Rock Band developer Harmonix tries Kickstarter for new Amplitude music video game By Elyse Betters

Developer Harmonix wants your help in making the next version of Amplitude for the new PlayStation 4 console.Amplitude is a Sony-published video game that Read more

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer featuring Kevin Spacey revealed
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer featuring Kevin Spacey revealed By Stuart Miles

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 Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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 Read more

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 has leaked
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 has leaked By Luke Edwards

The next instalment in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series, codenamed Blacksmith, appears to have leaked. This not only confirms the game is in production Read more

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 By Elyse Betters

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 Read more

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' By Jake Smith

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 Read more

Call of Duty: Ghosts review
4.0 stars Call of Duty: Ghosts review By Mike Lowe

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 Read more

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 By Jake Smith

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 Read more

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

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 Read more

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales at over $1 billion on first day, beats GTA V - sort of
Call of Duty: Ghosts sales at over $1 billion on first day, beats GTA V - sort of By Luke Edwards

Activision must be one happy place to be right now. After the Call of Duty: Ghosts launch party on Monday night the game was launched at 00:01. Since then Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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) Read more