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Activision made good on its promise of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance remaster DLC and bug fixes

As was the case with several Activision remasters in the past, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1 + 2 was borked at launch. Not only were there a number of bugs, but the DLC characters weren't included, or even on offer separately in any fashi...   read

 
 
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Here's a trailer for Destiny's Rise of Iron, out next week

Before there were Guardians, there were Iron Lords. I'm more of an Irony Lord myself, but I appreciate any culture that keeps cute huskies around. Destiny: Rise of Iron is out next week, September 20, and brings with it, "a new cinematic s...   read

 
 
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Don't 'worry,' Call of Duty isn't going anywhere

Call of Duty was once a well respected franchise -- at least, more than it is now. It may have borrowed heavily from Hollywood to create scenarios that glorified war, but the games were trailblazers for mechanics that nearly every shooter s...   read

 
 
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"His mic's not on...his mic's not on!"   read

 
 
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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops III: Salvation

I had the chance to attend Activision's XP event last weekend, and man did I play some Call of Duty. The publisher had everything from the upcoming Infinite Warfare to COD4 Remastered to the Black Ops III DLC, and my playtime...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's multiplayer beta will be a pre-order bonus

Last year, Activision announced that customers who pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops III would be able to access the game's multiplayer beta, with PlayStation 4 users receiving first access. This trend is set to continue this year, a...   read

 
 
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Here's what the second ever Call of Duty XP event looks like

Activision doesn't hold "XP" events very often. In fact this year's celebration is the second XP ever -- it's far from an annual event like BlizzCon seeing as the first was held all the way back in 2011. So naturally they'd want to go all-o...   read

 
 
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Take a gander at some Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered gameplay

As I was ushered into the most packed tent of the Call of Duty XP event to play Modern Warfare Remastered, I didn't know what to expect. Maybe they completely revamped the UI and all of the perks, I thought. Maybe they added in a ton of wac...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered to get 'ongoing support through the spring'

Activision has been pretty quiet about the Modern Warfare Remastered re-release, and it's pretty clear why -- they were saving some reveals for the XP event. I had the chance to speak to developer Raven Software's Dave Pellas and ...   read

 
 
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They've outdone themselves with the new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare zombies mode

At the Call of Duty XP event, one fixture stands out the most -- Zombies in Spaceland. Not only does it house demo stations for the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare minigame, but a full-on laser tag arena as well. It's almost li...   read

 
 


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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the next game to commit to class-based multiplayer

Overwatch was far from the first game to use the "class-based" setup, but it sure is popularizing it. With the advent of franchises like Quake and Gears of War adopting it, it doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. A...   read

 
 
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Last-gen Destiny players are getting their final Trials of Osiris event this weekend

In case you haven't heard, Bungie is completely phasing out the old generations of Destiny -- that is to say, the PS3 and Xbox 360 editions. While they'll still technically be playable, they won't be updated, won't get new content, and...   read

 
 
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Bungie hints at matchmaking for raids in Destiny

GameCentral had the chance to catch up to Bungie's world design lead Steve Cotton to chat about Destiny, and among other Rise of Iron related material, they discussed the prospect of raid matchmaking -- something fans have been cl...   read

 
 
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You can now relive Call of Duty 2 on Xbox One

Folks have politely and sometimes not-so-politely asked the powers that be to get Call of Duty: Black Ops II playable on Xbox One. It's among the most-requested games, if not number-one. First, there was Black Ops -- it joined the backward-...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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Overwatch players may have a case in summer Loot Box snafu

A few days ago, we reported on how Blizzard was caught changing the description of its microtransaction Loot Box system in Overwatch. Turns out, one Battle.net user actually inquired about the legality of the swapped terms. The result doesn...   read

 
 
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Infinity Ward sees Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as a sub-series, not as a one-off

Through the years, Call of Duty has had plenty of titles that have served different roles. Some, like the Modern Warfare and Black Ops games, are individual installments in a sub-series of the Call of Duty franchise. Oth...   read

 
 
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Alright, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's take on Zombies is pretty good

Back in May, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's reveal was met with an outcry of disapproval as militant fans waged a war to click the dislike button on YouTube as many times as possible. (It's currently the second-most disliked video in You...   read

 
 
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Neo Cortex seems to be joining Crash Bandicoot in the next Skylanders

Looks like another retail goof, fellas! GameStop accidentally put up a listing for the "Crash" edition of Skylanders Imaginators (which was also leaked on the official website before E3), which has confirmed yet another character cross...   read

 
 
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Blizzard changed Overwatch Loot Box descriptions after player outcry

Blizzard has quietly changed the phrasing in several of its descriptions for Loot Boxes in Overwatch. Loot Boxes are how players can unlock cosmetic enhancements for the game's diverse cast of characters, and can be earned through game...   read

 
 
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Activision announces Destiny: The Collection, available on September 20

Destiny is going out with a bang this year. Add-on Rise of Iron will release on September 20, and it's likely the last piece of content before a sequel releases in 2017. It'll be received with open arms from the community, as it hasn't got...   read

 
 
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Rumor: Destiny 2 concept art leaks with clues for new class mechanics

We know Destiny 2 has been in the works. Bungie has even confirmed it. And considering the disappointment many Destiny players have gone through based on the current incarnation of the game, the prospect of a fully juiced-up seque...   read

 
 
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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is out this week on PS4, Xbox One

Four years later, High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is back with a pair of new ports for current consoles. The third-person shooter appeared out of nowhere on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 digital storefronts in Australia ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch leads Activision Blizzard to a record-breaking second quarter

Overwatch has added quite the exclamation point to Activision Blizzard's financial statement. The publisher just released its most recent investors' report, and the success of Blizzard's multiplayer shooter has led to record revenues f...   read

 
 
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Marvel creative director says the Ultimate Alliance mess is getting cleaned up

With almost superhero-like speed -- almost -- Marvel has rushed in to rectify the Ultimate Alliance fiasco. Earlier this week, the last-gen action games were re-released on current platforms. It didn't go swimmingly. There are ple...   read

 
 
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