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Xbox One version of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 put on hold. Won’t release any time soon

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 17th 2014 - No Comments

Activision will not release The Amazing Spider-Man 2 on Xbox One, putting the release of the game on hiatus indefinitely for no apparent reason. According to a statement from Activision via MCV, the Xbox One version of the game has been put on hold and if you read between the lines, it might not come out at all “We want to inform...

New Skylanders title will be revealed next week

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 15th 2014 - No Comments

Activision will reveal a new Skylanders game next week at a press event to be held in New York City. North American press have been receiving invites to an event that will reveal “the latest innovation from the franchise that created the toys-to-life category”. That “category” that Activision refers to, has generated...

Reddit compiles list of games affected by GameSpy shutdown

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 8th 2014 - No Comments

As reported last week, online matchmaking client GameSpy will shutdown on May 31, 2014.  The community at Reddit’s /r/Games is compiling a list of games that will be affected.  The list is not official by any means, as most publishers have yet to make official comments about the shutdown, and most games have yet to be confirmed...

Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation pack teases The Predator

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Mar 31st 2014 - No Comments
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The Devastation map pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts will include four multiplayer maps and part two of the Extinction mode.  The co-op players vs. NPC is set on a ghost ship overcome by a  sea monster and infested with dog-like alien creatures. Multiplayer maps include Behemoth, set on the walkways of a vast mining machine, Ruins,...

Confirmed: Tony Hawk developing new game with Activision

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 21st 2014 - No Comments

Activision has confirmed they are working on a new Tony Hawk title. The confirmation comes hours after Tony Hawk himself revealed he is working with the publisher on a new addition to the franchise. Although there’s nothing else to go on, Activision has released a brief statement: “Activision can confirm that they have something...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark formally announced, debut trailer released

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 17th 2014 - No Comments

Activision has formally revealed Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark. The game will complement the latest Transformers film which releases this June and sees players jumps between worlds and factions as they hunt “for an ancient relic as powerful as the Matrix of Leadership – the Dark Spark.” According to details, players...

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark for Xbox One and PS4 appears (then disappears) from Amazon

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 14th 2014 - No Comments

A listing for Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark appeared ever so briefly on Amazon today, suggesting that the robots in disguise have something planned by way of a new game release later this year. Given that a new feature film is in the works, this doesn’t surprise. Nintendo Life spotted the reference, with Amazon’s...

Activision reveals next Call of Duty game to be next-gen focused

by Joseph Murphy - on Feb 10th 2014 - No Comments

Activision has revealed the next Call of Duty game will focus primarily on using the tools the next-generation of consoles have to offer. Speaking with IGN, Activision’s CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed Sledgehammer Games will work the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 to create their “primary development” platform for the...

Call of Duty series switches to three-year development cycle. Sledgehammer added to the rotation

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 7th 2014 - No Comments

Infinity Ward………… Treyarch……………… And now Sledgehammer Games……………… Activision has announced that developer Sledgehammer Games will be added to the Call of Duty development rotation. What this means is that now IW, Treyarch and Sledgehammer will...

VGX 2013: Bungie drops new Destiny trailer at VGX

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 8th 2013 - No Comments

Bungie has released a new Destiny trailer at VGX 2013. If you didn’t already know, the game will drop on September 9th 2014. It will go into beta on PS3 and PS4 first in the summer. Get the new trailer below. ...

OFFICIAL: Destiny launching worldwide on September 9th 2014

by Shane Willoughby - on Dec 7th 2013 - No Comments

Bungie has confirmed that they will launch “Destiny” worldwide on September 9th 2014 on PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360. The game will go into beta on PlayStation platforms in the summer. Xbox platforms will follow thereafter. Here is the full launch date announcement as it appeared on the official Bungie website just moments...

Call of Duty: Ghosts is still Ireland’s No.1 video game

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 27th 2013 - No Comments

Call of Duty: Ghosts is still top choice for the Irish with Christmas approaching. Activision’s latest Call of Duty installment is still performing strong as ever as it, once again, holds off the might of EA’s FIFA 14 and Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V. Take a look at the latest chart below, and see how it all breaks...

Activision offers curious “no comment” answer when pressed on Crash Bandicoot ownership

by Shane Willoughby - on Nov 22nd 2013 - No Comments

What the hell is going on with Crash Bandicoot? Rumours have been circulating of late that the Crash Bandicoot license no longer belongs to mega-publisher Activision. The rumour goes that original license holders, Sony, have managed to acquire the rights to Crash and are working on a new game with the famous box mashing marsupial. Crash’s...

Nostalgia dashed: Sony confirm Activision still own Crash Bandicoot IP

by Shane Willoughby - on Nov 22nd 2013 - 1 Comment

There has been a lot of talk of late about the Crash Bandicoot IP, with rumour and speculation suggesting that Activision, current Crash license holders, may not actually hold said license anymore. This rumour is compounded by the fact that Activision has seemingly doesn’t acknowledge the IP anymore on any of their official websites...

Call of Duty: Ghosts remains Ireland’s No.1 video game this week

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 18th 2013 - No Comments

The latest Irish video game charts are in and they reveal Call of Duty: Ghosts is still Ireland’s top choice for yet another week running. The game has managed to fight off stiff competition found within FIFA 14, GTA V and Minecraft – all titles remaining in their previously held spots. Nintendo’s last outing with Professor...