Alex Mercer just won’t die. At least that’s what I took away from an introductory video shown before a demo of Prototype 2 at a pre-PAX Activision event. In the video, the military group Blackwatch explains its with Mercer, basically that it thought him dead twice and wa proven wrong both times. So perhaps it’s [...]
In: Reviews by Dave "Holy Goalie" Gardner15 Jun 2011
If you like zombies — and who doesn’t — then you need to check out the new zombie map for Call of Duty Black Ops. It is part of the Escalation Map Pack for the Xbox 360 featuring four new multiplayer maps, as well as the “Call of the Dead” map for the zombies. While [...]
Well, we told you so, Activision. Just as they have slowly beaten the Tony Hawk franchise to death, Activision has literally driven Guitar Hero into the ground. It was bound to happen eventually. I guess no one hired an economist to tell him how saturation affects the market.
Come on. Walk out. I know he’s coming, but he won’t see me. I’m a ghost. My M16’s suppressor is my guarantee behind this bush. Wait? Dang it! I hear dogs. Crap! I’m dead. If you’re playing Call of Duty: Black Ops, this scenario has become all too familiar. Surprisingly, game developer Treyarch found ways [...]
Though it didn’t have the hype of Halo Reach, Call of Duty Black Ops did get quite a large amount of press, and the lines were so long on launch day, I had to leave and go back to get my copy. So does it live up to the hype ?
In: Articles by Nick "Alsop Live" Dinicola15 Nov 2010
If you bought the Hardened or Prestige versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops for the 360, you’d find a voucher for some free Xbox Avatar outfits. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), Activision messed up and didn’t print a code for female Avatars on the voucher. To make up for the mistake the publisher created two universal [...]
In: Articles by Nicholas "Heartbreak Ridge" Sylvain5 Aug 2010
Since Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick is definitely on the short list of the most despised people in gaming, his words tend to garner an inordinate amount of attention. So, when in mid-June 2010 he mentioned in an interview that he wished Call of Duty would be an online subscription service, naturally the internets exploded. [...]