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Now There's A Timed Preorder Exclusive Skylanders Toy

This is Gearshift, one of the new Skylanders: Trap Team toys. She’s not due out until 2015, but if fans preorder her at participating retail outlets, they can have her when the game arrives on October 5. It’s an all-new kind of preorder DLC!


Destiny Might Be The Most Expensive Game Ever Made

CEO Bobby Kotick has revealed that Activision is spending $US500 million to try and make Destiny a hit. That’s half a billion dollars, which is very likely more money than has ever been spent on a video game before. Dang.


The Amazing Spider-Man 2: The Kotaku Review

Activision has released seven free-roaming Spider-Man games since 2004, each criticised for one particular flaw. Activision has released seven free-roaming Spider-Man games since 2004, each criticised for one particular flaw. Activision has released seven free-roaming Spider-Man games since 2004, each criticised for one particular flaw. What, doing the same thing over and over again isn’t making this review any better? Weird.


Report: Neversoft Merging With Call Of Duty Developer Infinity Ward

The studio that created Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater will soon be no more. According to an internal memo from Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshburg obtained by Giant Bomb, the 20-year-old studio is merging with Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward, and the Neversoft name is being retired.


What We Can Learn From The First COD: Advanced Warfare Screens

In the year 2054, a private military corporation (PMC) emerges with the power to rescue humanity from a war devastated by a global attack on its infrastructure. We’ve seen the Spacey trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfighter Warfare. Now let’s see what the first three screens can tell us.



The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Game Is Coming Out On Xbox One After All

And, what do you know, it’s out today. Twelve days ago, it looked like The Amazing Spider-Man 2 tie-in game was delayed for Microsoft’s newest game console. Activision said that it was “working with Microsoft in an effort to release The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game on Xbox One.”


The Origin Of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Starring Bruce Willis

Fresh off developing the Bruce Willis-powered PlayStation game Apocalypse, developer Neversoft used the pre-built Willis model as the first rider in the prototype for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. That’s just one of many fun facts in Did You Know Gaming?‘s look at the king of skateboarding games.


Meet The New Skylanders: Skylanders Trap Team

The next major instalment in Skylanders, Activision’s wildly popular toy-video game mashup, is called Trap Team, the company announced at a special event this afternoon in New York City. It’s being developed by series creator Toys for Bob, and as the name suggests, the new game is going to let you capture bad guys and play with them alongside all the noble Skylanders.


Spider-Man Is MIA On Xbox One, And Activision Won't Say Why

In a couple of weeks, Activision will release The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a game based on the movie. It will be out on just about every current-gen platform… except Xbox One.