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The Skylanders Dark Edition Isn't A GameStop Exclusive This Year

Last year, I gave Activision flack for making its special Dark Edition versionof Skylanders: Swap Force a GameStop exclusive. The $US99 Skylanders: Trap Team Dark Edition carries no such constraints, so if your children don’t get one it’s merely because you’re some kind of monster.


Former Dictator Manuel Noriega Is Suing Over Call Of Duty

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is taking Activision to court over his depiction in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Courthouse News Service reports that Noriega, who is currently serving a prison sentence in Panama, is suing Activision, the game’s publisher, for “blatant misuse, unlawful exploitation and misappropriation for economic gain.”


One Bad Transformers Movie, Three Bad Transformers Video Games

There’s just something about a summer blockbuster the gets the blood pumping and the brain craving more, even if it’s just more crap. Well, if it’s more Transformers: Age of Extinction crap you’re looking for, Activision and Mobage have you covered.


The New Ninja Turtles Movie Is Getting A 3DS Game

I was really hoping there wouldn’t be an official physical video game product based on the upcoming live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, if only to avoid seeing these ugly mugs on store shelves.


Legend Of Korra Game Coming From Makers Of Bayonetta

The hit animated series will be getting adapted to video games in a title being developed by Platinum Games. The Legend of Korra will be a third-person action game published by Activision for PC, current and last-generation consoles (except the Wii U), according to IGN. There’ll also be a strategy-centric 3DS game developed by Webfoot.



Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Barely Looks Like It Happens On Earth

Hoverbikes. Super-jumps. Lots of neon. The next instalment in Activision’s blockbuster FPS series is the most future-y one yet. Get ready for a lot of fancy screens and overlays!


This Year's E3 Exclusive Skylander Isn't A Skylander At All

For the past couple of years, Activision has been luring the press to their E3 booth to play the latest Skylanders game with the promise of an exclusive toy variant. For Skylanders: Trap Team they’re getting a special trap pre-loaded with an exclusive villain instead.


Leaked Video Shows What Destiny Looks Like On The PS4

Only a select group of people have been able to get in on the alpha test for Bungie’s next big game. One of those folks streamed Destiny off his PS4 last night.


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!