Tag: Activision

Activision Abandons True Crime Trademark

The True Crime trademark has been abandoned by Activision due to failure to respond or file an action for the trademark. True Crime is a action-adventure series set in actual cities such as New York and Los Angelos. There were only ever two games with the True Crimes label, one in 2003 titled True Crime ...

Destiny Players Banned for Modded Consoles

Bungie confirmed that there was a recent purge of Destiny players banned for modded consoles. Bungie reported the news on their site Bungie.net. They refer to the instrument used to carry out bans as the, “Banhammer” and have most recently kicked out Destiny accounts who logged on through a modified console. Bungie advised players to only use ...

YouTube Briefly Suspends Blizzard’s Channel

YouTube shut down one of Blizzard’s YouTube channels for a shocking 40 minute period of time today as the result of alleged copyright violations. Yep, you read that right. The Irvine California based gaming company’s World Championship Series StarCraft YouTube channel was suspended for violating their own copyright by posting content that they actually created. ...

Activision Removing Call of Duty Exploit Videos

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players beware, if you upload videos of your gameplay to YouTube you could be subject to a DCMA takedown courtesy of Activision. Activision is targeting YouTube uploads that they deem to be promoting unsavory gaming practices in their Call of Duty franchise. Activision explains their stance in their statement to Eurogamer ...

Call of Duty – Advanced Warfare Gets an Update

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has released an update for its PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions with another update on the way. Posted on Sledgehammer Games blog the patch fixes a number of issues including fixed marksman and camo challenges to not reset when a player Prestiges, spawn in spectator mode fix and implemented ability ...

Destiny The Dark Below DLC opening Cinematic Leak

The opening Cinematic to The Dark Below DLC pack for Bungie’s huge online shooter Destiny has leaked online. The description in the video from a user called MrJester6598 explains “This is the opening cinematic for the Dark Below DLC out next month. I can not explain how to get access to this video on the game ...

Geometry Wars 3 Gets New Pre-Order Bonuses

Sierra Entertainment has announced two new bonus levels as a pre-order sweetener for the upcoming release of Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions. The two bonus levels – the availability of which will vary by platform – feature a “unique triangle-shaped grid with an evolving cubed wall” level called Secret Eye, and a “unique Torus-shaped” grid level entitled ...

Was Destiny What We Were Promised?

Destiny was at the forefront of our dreams for the next generation of console gaming. When news that the Publishers of Call of Duty, Activision, and the Developers of Halo, Bungie, were coming together to make an open world First Person Shooter, the gaming community exploded with excitement. With these two companies backing Destiny and ...

Sledgehammer details Advanced Warfare’s first patch

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been out for a week now, and – naturally – developer Sledgehammer Games has kept a close eye on player feedback. As a result, Call of Duty’s newest full-time developer has detailed Advanced Warfare’s incoming patch, which includes fixes which range from prestige resetting to connectivity optimisations, weapons’ reloading, ...

Destiny 2 already in the making

Bungie has reached the highest peaks with Destiny. Heavily criticized at times for its lack of story, but praised for its gameplay mechanics, Destiny is breaking record after record, as currently 9.5 million registered users are playing the game on Bungie servers. According to official publisher Activision, Destiny is the biggest new franchise in video ...