The gaming community is sick to death of the endless stream of sequels, reboots, remasters and revivals that publishers have been trotting out over the past two console generations, but there are certain franchises that we still aren’t ready to be put to bed. One of those franchises is Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, which is returning to PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One this fall. More →
Eight years after what many expected to be the last game in the series, Tony Hawk is back. Game Informer revealed on Tuesday that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will launch on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One before the end of the year, bringing the franchise back to its roots with the classic gameplay gamers remember from the earlier 2000s. More →
Over the weekend, Activision released the first trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, the next installment of the bestselling FPS on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Black Ops 3 will be Treyarch’s first current-gen entry into the Call of Duty series, but it appears that the team has been heavily influenced by the futuristic setting of 2014’s Advanced Warfare.
Plastic instruments are about to make a comeback.
On Tuesday, Activision revealed that Guitar Hero Live will be the next entry in one of the most popular rhythm game series of all time. The sequel is being developed by FreeStyleGames, the studio behind DJ Hero, and will feature two brand new modes along with a completely redesigned guitar controller. More →
Eight months after Destiny’s debut, the second expansion finally has a release date. On Monday, Bungie published a CG trailer for House of Wolves, the expansion that will send any Guardians still immersed in the worlds of Destiny to The Reef, a location that players have been dying to explore since it first appeared in the campaign.
You might not know this if you aren’t a fan of the series, but Activision actually cycles through a group of developers for every new game in the Call of Duty franchise. Last year was the first year that Sledgehammer Games entered the fray, but Treyarch, developer of Call of Duty 3, World at War, Black Ops and Black Ops 2 will return in 2015. More →
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare does not break the mold. It doesn’t lift the series to new heights, it doesn’t change the landscape of first-person shooters and it doesn’t fix the problems that previous entries have perpetuated year after year. But it does everything it needed to do, and a little bit more. More →
One of the most consistently hilarious features on Conan has been dormant for the past several months, but Clueless Gamer has finally returned alongside the launch of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Conan O’Brien got the chance to play through the opening of the latest Call of Duty, and as you might expect, he found plenty to poke fun at, from Kevin Spacey’s lifeless eyes to the the lack of crosswalks in the future. More →
Next week, one of the most popular video game franchises of the past decade will return with its latest entry, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. It’s fair to say that the buzz has died down slightly from the record-breaking days of Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2, but Activision has a great deal of faith in Sledgehammer Games, the recently minted developer which has yet to release a full game. More →
On Wednesday, Activision and Bungie finally announced an official release date for Destiny’s first major expansion, The Dark Below. The paid DLC will be available on December 9th, bringing new weapons, gear, missions, multiplayer maps and a higher level cap to the immensely popular first-person shooter. More →
Over the weekend, Activision released the launch trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, one of the most anticipated titles of the holiday season. With just two weeks left until launch, there’s not much else to say about the latest entry in the Call of Duty series that hasn’t already been said. After half a decade of domination during the last generation, Activision has handed the reins over to a new studio in 2014 and its shaping up to be the biggest departure the franchise has ever seen. More →
In an effort to make the transition to next-gen consoles as painless as possible this holiday season, Activision and Sledgehammer Games have decided to include free PS4 and Xbox One upgrades with every digital copy of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on PS3 and Xbox 360. As long as you buy or redeem a digital copy of the game before March 31st, 2015, you’ll be able to upgrade within the same family of consoles without paying a dime. More →
Destiny is one of the most high-concept releases to ever reach home consoles. Combining some of the most beloved elements of massively-multiplayer online games with the pedigree of one of the most heralded FPS developers of the past decade, it was nearly impossible to imagine a reality where Destiny didn’t live up to the hype. But that’s the reality we live in. More →