Gaming Secrets: The Power Brokers Behind Some Of Gaming's Top People

When Ken Levine made the surprise announcement on Tuesday that Irrational Games was shutting down and only a small group of employees would be retained as he migrated to a new venture, one thing came to mind — the 2008 contract negotiations between Levine and Take-Two.

The Next Transformers Game Crosses Continuity Lines. I'm Scared.

Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark is not just a sequel to Activision’s lovely War for/Fall of Cybertron games or a Michael Bay-flavoured movie tie-in. It’s both, and that scares the spark out of me.

Peter Cullen Introduces You To Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark

The dulcet, Brokaw-esque baritone of Peter Cullen (Optimus Prime) introduces you to Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, due to arrive sometime this year. In science fiction — whether video game or film — nothing says “mailed-in sequel” like a title with a colon followed by “Rise of the Something-Something.”

Now Three Studios Are Working On Call Of Duty...

For the entirety of the last generation, the Call of Duty series was run under a two studio set-up with Treyarch and Infinity Ward alternating on a two year schedule. Now Activision has announced that three studios will be involved in the franchise, each on a three year schedule, in order to maintain quality whilst churning out a game a year.

Kraven Stalks The First Trailer For The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game

Cunning, resourceful and deadly, spiders are some of nature’s most perfect predators. Movie universe Peter Parker has potential, but he’s going to need help to hone his abilities. Enter Kraven the Hunter, teaching stalking 101 in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game.

Call Of Duty's DLC Will Turn You Into Michael Myers From Halloween

That quick tease Activision gave this morning of Call of Duty‘s new maps “doesn’t look anything like Call of Duty,” I said. Well, there’s a reason you’re lugging around a fire axe. One map, “Fog” will turn you into Michael Myers, the killer from Halloween.

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC Arrives January 28

It’s official. Confirming the earlier rumour, the Onslaught DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts will release January 28. Activision released the following short trailer detailing the first episode of a four-part Extinction-mode story. It doesn’t look anything like Call of Duty.

This Poster Says Call Of Duty: Ghosts' First DLC Arrives January 28

This is reportedly a GameStop promotional poster dating Call of Duty: Ghosts’ first DLC instalment , Onslaught for January 28. It was tweeted out yesterday and picked up by the Call of Duty enthusiast site CharlieIntel.

Skylanders: Swap Force Finally Gets The Toys Needed To Finish The Game

This morning Toys’R'Us locations across the US start selling Rubble Rouser and Stink Bomb, the two Skylanders toys needed to 100 per cent complete levels in a game released three months ago. What?

Got Extra Skylanders? Encase Them In Endless Holiday Nightmare

The problem with collecting Skylanders toys and games is extra toys and extra toy-scanning portals of power. Toy customisation expert KodyKoala has just the thing — a glowing crystal prison — a Skylanders phantom zone. Such exquisite torture.