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  • Blog Post: [Update] Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani To Defend Activision Against Manuel Noriega

    Update: Activision and its attorneys, led by former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani, have filed a motion to dismiss former dictator Manuel Noriega's suit over his likeness in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Giuliani is confident in Activision's position, but says there is a chance that should... More
  • Blog Post: August NPD: Madden Scores, Xbox One And PS4 Sales Keep Trucking

    The NPD Group has issued its report for August 2014, revealing a strong month for hardware, but a soft month for game sales at retail in the United States. Madden NFL 15 takes the top spot for August, with only two other new releases appearing on the top ten list. Total retail sales are up over 2013... More
  • Blog Post: May 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 And Watch Dogs Come Out On Top

    It’s no surprise that Watch Dogs came out on top of the May 2014 NPD report given its stellar performance out of the gate . This month did hold some surprises, and something for Nintendo to crow about. While we don’t know the sales gap between the five-SKU Watch Dogs and second place, the... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Invasion DLC Storms Xbox One, 360 On June 3

    The third map pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts is set to occupy your Xbox One or Xbox 360 very soon. The Invasion map pack is due out next week. Invasion includes the third episode of the bug-busting co-op mode, Extinction. It also comes with four new maps that are all small- to mid-sized. Departed takes... More
  • Blog Post: Listen Up, Maggots! R. Lee Ermey Call Of Duty Voice Pack Coming Next Week

    Earlier this week, we shared with you the news that Snoop Dogg (yes, “Dogg”) has recorded voice over for Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer. That video can be seen here , in case you missed it. We also mentioned that R. Lee Ermey, better known to moviegoers as “The Gunny” in Full... More
  • Blog Post: Pay For Snoop Dogg To Narrate Your Call Of Duty Matches

    Starting in one week, you’ll be able to buy DLC for Call of Duty Ghosts that swaps out the normal multiplayer announcer for Snoop Dogg. No. This is not a late April Fools’ Day joke. Activision commissioned the rapper to record his own voice work that replaces the standard overlay in multiplayer... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Becomes G.I. Bro [April Fools’ Day]

    If you load up Call of Duty: Ghosts today, you might have a hard time finding your favorite multiplayer mode. Infinity Ward has dumped the boring labels like “deathmatch,” “team deathmatch,” and “free-for-all” in favor of something a bit more reflective of the audience... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Call Of Duty Championships And Earn Ghosts Double XP This Weekend

    Activision has announced a double XP weekend for Call of Duty: Ghosts. The event is conveniently timed alongside the Call of Duty Championships taking place in Anaheim this weekend. You can watch the competition on MLG.tv, or the newly released MLG app on Xbox 360. The event features 31 teams competing... More
  • Blog Post: The First Of Four New Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Chapters Gets A New Trailer

    Call of Duty: Ghosts is getting its first DLC map pack on January 28 (for Xbox Live players). In addition to four new maps and a new weapon, Onslaught comes with the first of four new chapters for Extinction mode. This installment of the alien fighting cooperative mode will bring players to Alaska. Specimens... More
  • Blog Post: Get A New Look At Call Of Duty: Ghost’s First DLC Pack

    In a new live-action trailer for the Onslaught map pack , Activision is giving us a new look at the weapons and maps Call of Duty: Ghosts players can look forward to in the first of four DLC packs. The bundle comes with four maps, a new weapon, and a new segment of the Extinction mode. Onslaught will... More
  • Blog Post: Call of Duty: Ghosts' Onslaught DLC Revealed

    Activision and developer Infinity Ward have announced the first of four DLC offerings for Call of Duty: Ghosts, and it's called Onslaught. The brand's Instagram page shows a short teaser trailer with the tag: "Something menacing is coming January 28. Get ready for the #onslaught." Extinction... More
  • Blog Post: Steam Sale Day 6: Ghosts, Guitars, And Grisly Surgery

    Today’s Steam Holiday Sale offerings span the decades. Whether you want to embrace nostalgia with Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition or want to take to the contemporary war zones of Call of Duty: Ghosts, you’ll find deep discounts waiting. Here’s what you can find today: Baldur’s... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass Gets Its Own Trailer

    As is customary, Call of Duty: Ghosts will be getting a season pass that bundles together four map packs with some extra goodies. The four DLC drops have sufficiently imposing names: Onslaught, Devastation, Invasion, and Nemesis. The $50 season pass gets you all four map packs which will retail for ... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Off To Strong Next-Gen Start

    Despite its availability on current-generation consoles (or perhaps because of it, thanks to an upgrade program), Call of Duty: Ghosts is off to a great start on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The title has racked up a number of superlatives since the November 15 launch of the PlayStation 4. Activision... More
  • Blog Post: Five Pro Football Players Take On The World In Call of Duty: Ghosts

    What happens when five NFL players jump into Call of Duty: Ghosts with a fan? A lot of amusing things, but some respectable play, too. OverDog is a service founded by former pro football player Hunter Hillenmeyer to link up pro athletes with fans in online competition. The service uses a mobile app and... More
  • Blog Post: Review Round-Up 11/12/2013

    With the shadow of the Playstation 4 launch looming, you might have missed out on some the week’s reviews. Good thing we’ve gathered our reviews and impressions all in one convenient place. Popular game series were in the hot seat this week. We cover the story-heavy, the blockbuster shooter... More
  • Blog Post: Celebrate The Launch Of Call Of Duty: Ghosts With Double XP

    We hope you’ve been warming up, because the competition is about to get fierce this weekend. Activision and Infinity Ward are celebrating the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts with the title’s first double XP weekend. The event starts on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 10 am Pacific. You’ll... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Scene Borrows Animations And Framing From Modern Warfare 2 Ending

    With Call of Duty: Ghosts now in players’ hands, people are starting to dissect the campaign and the multiplayer modes. One astute gamer noticed that there is a strikingly familiar scene in Activision’s latest. The video was captured by YouTube user “satantribal.” You can see... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Boasts $1 Billion In Call of Duty: Ghosts To-Retail Sales

    For years, Activision has lived on top of the mountain, with Call of Duty sales setting retail records year-over-year. This year, the franchise’s supremacy is challenged by Grand Theft Auto V. It will be interesting to see which ends up on top, but Activision is off to a strong start. In an announcement... More
  • Blog Post: Over 1,900 Combined Years Of Call Of Duty Played Everyday

    This might come a surprise to some, but apparently a lot people play Call of Duty. According to a new infographic, Call of Duty players spend more than 16 million combined hours everyday playing the series. Players have also played 18 billion total matches, died and respawned 1.9 quadrillion times, and... More
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