Battlefield 5 trailer vs Call of Duty Black Ops 4: Activision scores big victory over EA

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 has scored a crucial victory over Battlefield 5. Battlefield V and Call of Duty Black Ops 4 were both announced alongside action-packed trailers earlier this month. While both trailers have their critics, it’s the Battlefield V announcement video that has been most divisive. At the time of writing, the […]

Activision shows PC some love, plans “significant” resources for Call of Duty

Enlarge Ever since Activision removed dedicated server support from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 back in 2009 (leading to a largely ineffectual attempted boycott from PC players), the popular series has had something of a reputation as a franchise focused first on console players and second on afterthought PC ports. That’s especially true when […]

Dow Jones accidentally leaks Activision Blizzard earnings

Dow Jones confirmed that it accidentally leaked headline numbers for Activision Blizzard’s earnings, which were due to be announced at 1 pm Pacific time on Thursday. Analysts were expecting revenues of $ 1.32 billion for the quarter, and revenue came in at $ 1.96 billion in the quarter. Net income was about 65 cents a […]

Sledgehammer’s founders leave Call of Duty studio for new roles at Activision

The founders of Sledgehammer Games — Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield — are resigning from their posts as co-presidents of the Call of Duty studio, and they are moving on to new roles within Activision. Condrey and Schofield started the studio in 2009 in San Mateo, California, and it was acquired by Activision to make […]

Humvee maker sues Activision for using its trucks in ‘Call of Duty’

The maker of Humvee is suing the publisher of the Call of Duty series for using its military vehicles in the games without permission, reports Reuters. In its lawsuit, AM General LLC accused Activision Blizzard Inc of reaping “billions of dollars” by using both the Humvee and HMMWV trademarks in the games, and related toys […]

Call of Duty WW2 has BIG problems on Xbox One and PS4, but Activision is celebrating

Call of Duty WW2 may have its problems, but publisher Activision is in a celebratory mood. Despite a troubled launch weekend, the brand new Call of Duty is selling like hotcakes. Call of Duty WW2 made $ 500 million in sales over the course of its opening weekend. It’s also the best-selling digital game on […]

Call of Duty: WWII borrows from Activision hits Destiny and Overwatch

Call of Duty: WWII may return to the “boots on the ground” origin of Activision’s military shooter franchise, but the latest entry in the series has also borrowed a handful of elements from the publisher’s other major shooters: Destiny and Overwatch. I finished the WWII campaign over the weekend, and it was nothing special. It […]

Call of Duty WW2 Servers down: Activision provide server update following launch

The problems started following the release of Call of Duty WW2, with many players unable to access the game’s multiplayer for most of the night. WW2 servers have apparently been hit by a new error, something Activision have confirmed that they are looking into to. “We’re aware that some players are getting error code 103295 […]