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    Gaming: More details on new Call of Duty

    May 5, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

    Activision Publishing announced the next addition to the hugely-successfully Call of Duty franchise – Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, being developed for next gen consoles and PC by Sledgehammer Games. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare delivers a...

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    Review: Call of Duty Ghosts

    November 20, 2013 • ReviewsComments Off

    The entire Call of Duty franchise is one of the most successful in the gaming industry. So much so that it is almost a given that any new title will be well-received. Call of Duty Ghosts managed to make more than $1-billion in the first 24 hours of being on...

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    In Pictures: Gamescom in Germany

    August 22, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    Any gamer worth their salt would know that the annual Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, is Europe’s biggest gaming conference, trade fare and exhibition. Every year, hundreds of developers and publishers flock to the event to announce and unveil new titles...

  • A screenshot of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 (image: Activision)

    Final Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC gets release date

    August 9, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer and publisher Activision has revealed that the final piece of DLC for its hugely-popular Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be released on 24 August 2013. Titled Apocalypse, it will first be made available on Xbox, after which PlayStation and PC...

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    Black Ops II Vengeance comes to PlayStation 3

    August 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Today, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC players can continue the fight with Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance, Activision and developer Treyarch’s third epic Downloadable Content (DLC) Pack. Vengeance takes players to exotic locations around the globe and...

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-order map bonus revealed

    July 2, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    The franchise that has defined a generation of gaming, and the one set to raise the bar yet again on 5th November this year, has delivered a compelling, all-new pre-order incentive for Call of Duty: Ghosts’ highly anticipated multiplayer mode. Fans around...

  • Activision announces new Call of Duty

    May 7, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer Activision announced the next generation of Call of Duty today – the franchise that has defined a generation of gaming is set to raise the bar once again with the all-new Call of Duty: Ghosts. Published by Activision Publishing and...

  • Angry Birds Trilogy flies past 1-million mark

    February 18, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Rovio Entertainment’s flying fighters Angry Birds managed to pass the one million units sold mark with the launch of the Angry Birds Trilogy a couple of months ago. “Angry Birds’ proven formula for fun and addicting gameplay translated perfectly to...

  • Black Ops II Revolution DLC now available

    January 31, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Activision announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II Revolution, the first of four Downloadable Content (DLC) Map Packs for the record-setting Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been launched. Revolution delivers an unprecedented amount of new and innovative...

  • Skylanders franchise surpasses $500 million in retail sales

    January 15, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Activision announced that, according to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in the U.S., inclusive of accessory packs and figures, and reached this milestone faster than any other kids’ gaming property....

  • Review: Call Of Duty Black Ops 2

    December 12, 2012 • ReviewsComments Off

    Call of Duty is arguable one of the biggest shooter franchises ever created, with the number of available games equalled only by a small minority of rival franchises. Gamers over the years have fallen in love with the gritty storylines, the stunning graphics...

  • Review: 007 Legends

    December 11, 2012 • ReviewsComments Off

    Iconic British spy James Bond needs no introduction. In fact, he is probably the best known spy around the world – a bit of an oxymoron actually, as a spy needs to keep its identity safe at all times. But be that as it may, the quintessential spy’s name...

  • Review: Transformers impress with Fall of Cybertron

    September 4, 2012 • ReviewsComments Off

    While video games based directly on films are notoriously poor, it seems that games inspired by films (but have nothing to do with them) fare much better. A great example of that is the latest Transformers title – Fall of Cybertron. While the...

  • Angry Birds coming to Xbox and PlayStation 3

    July 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer and publisher Activision announced that the hugely-popular Angry Birds will soon be made available for Microsoft’s Xbox360, Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS. The game is officially titled Angry Birds Trilogy and it is a compilation of...

  • The Walking Dead television series becomes video game

    July 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Think you’re tough enough to survive a horde of undead walkers? Gamers will be able to find out next year as Activision and Terminal Reality announced an all-new The Walking Dead video game. Based on AMC’s Emmy-Award winning TV series, the...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 officially revealed

    May 2, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Activision’s hugely-successful first-person shooter Call of Duty has spanned a number of games, but the company officially revealed the next iteration in the popular franchise – Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. Developed by Treyarch, who have been...