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Video: This New Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer Showcases In-Game Story

This New Amazing Spider-Man 2 Trailer Showcases In-Game Story

Kingpin featured as a prominent baddie

Activision has just released the latest trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, a story-centered preview that showcases many of the villains giving Spidey trouble this time around. Among them are the Kingpin, the notorious crime lord who's placed a bounty on Spider-Man's head; Black Cat, who is carrying out said...

News: Guitar/DJ/Band Hero DLC Catalogues Getting Unplugged at the End of March

Guitar/DJ/Band Hero DLC Catalogues Getting Unplugged at the End of March

One last encore of a sale until then

There was once a time when the rhythm game genre brought about by Guitar Hero felt like it would last forever, clacky plastic instruments with rainbow buttons becoming a living room or game room mainstay. Unfortunately, it just wasn't meant to be, with many of those instruments lying silent in closets and on...

News: Edge Of Reality Working On Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark Wii U, WayForward Handling 3DS Version

Edge Of Reality Working On Transformers: Rise Of The Dark Spark Wii U, WayForward Handling 3DS Version

The trailer will rip out your optics

Last week we revealed that Activision was preparing a new game in its Transformers series, and that said game would be coming to both the Wii U and 3DS consoles. More details have now emerged, including information on which companies are handling development. According to Game Informer, Texus-based Edge of...

News: Activision Committed To Doing 'Everything It Can' To Support Wii U

Activision Committed To Doing 'Everything It Can' To Support Wii U

Six titles are on the horizon

Activision Blizzard is now an independent company led by its CEO Bobby Kotick and co-chairman Brian Kelly after the pair formed an investment group to purchase 172 million shares in the firm. The publisher is aiming to continue its presence as a company with a "best-in-class franchise portfolio" and has six Wii U games...

News: Activision - "We Want to See Nintendo be Successful"

Activision - "We Want to See Nintendo be Successful"

"They've got some incredible IP that has yet to come"

With the Wii U's difficult 2013, and the significant efforts from Nintendo to line up a compelling Wii U release schedule for Fall, the Holiday season and beyond, there have been the expected question marks over third-party support, particularly into 2014. If E3 demonstrated one loud point on...

News: Activision Bringing Skylanders Swap Force And Call of Duty: Ghosts To E3

Activision Bringing Skylanders Swap Force And Call of Duty: Ghosts To E3

"This is obviously a big year"

There has been a lot of confusion surrounding Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest in Activision's long-running franchise. Nobody seems to definitively know if it's coming to Wii U or not. When it was announced in early May, the publisher did not mention Nintendo's home console, however, since then several media outlets...

News: Media Outlets List Call of Duty: Ghosts for Wii U

Media Outlets List Call of Duty: Ghosts for Wii U

Based on past form, official confirmation may take a while

Activision has been rather coy about whether its latest FPS extravaganza, Call of Duty: Ghosts will be coming to Wii U, being suitably cryptic on the subject. Vagueness has left the door open to optimism for fans of the series that happen to primarily use Nintendo systems, especially as...

Rumour: Deadpool Could Be Heading To Wii U

Deadpool Could Be Heading To Wii U

Amazon.ca lists the game for a Wii U release

Activision could be set to release Deadpool in June for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. The publisher has never mentioned a Wii U version but it appears there may well be one on the cards in the future as online retailer Amazon.ca has listed the game for Nintendo's system. Wii U has seen some support...

News: Activision Reveals Call Of Duty: Ghosts, Doesn't Mention Wii U Version

Activision Reveals Call Of Duty: Ghosts, Doesn't Mention Wii U Version

Publisher considers Wii U to be "next generation"

In a move which has surprised absolutely nobody, Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts is the next entry in the unreasonably popular men-shooting-men franchise. It's expected to launch on November 5th. A recent listing by a Spanish retailer gave us hope that the Wii U would be getting...

Rumour: Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Be Spooking Wii U This Year

Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Be Spooking Wii U This Year

Spanish retailer gives Nintendo fans renewed hope

Activision is close to announcing this year's Call of Duty entry, but we've already seen a couple of retailers leak information related to the title. Call of Duty: Ghosts apparently uses a new game engine and is expected to hit multiple platforms — one of which should be the Wii U, if a listing by...

News: Skylanders Giants Toys Munching Their Way Into McDonald's Happy Meals This Month

Skylanders Giants Toys Munching Their Way Into McDonald's Happy Meals This Month

I'll have a Spyro with fries, please

Activision and popular fast-food giant McDonald's have teamed up to bring characters from Skylanders Giants to Happy Meals this month. Starting this Friday 12th April and running up until the 2nd of May in the US, those who purchase a Happy Meal will receive one of nine character figures. Not only this, but...

News: Angry Birds Trilogy Flapping To Wii And Wii U This Year

Angry Birds Trilogy Flapping To Wii And Wii U This Year

Birds of a feather

Activision and Rovio have confirmed today that Angry Birds Trilogy will be coming to the Wii and Wii U in 2013. The game — which is based on the stunningly popular mobile phone iteration — has just passed one million sales worldwide. It launched on the Nintendo 3DS last year, as you'll already know if you consulted our...

News: Activision's Bobby Kotick Is Disappointed With The Launch Of The Wii U

Activision's Bobby Kotick Is Disappointed With The Launch Of The Wii U

"We're concerned about the install base for 6-11 year-olds"

It seems that people just can't stop hating on the Wii U. Activision boss Bobby Kotick is the latest to knock Nintendo's new console, suggesting that the machine has been a commercial flop and is struggling to find favour with youngsters - a key demographic in today's market. During the...