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Blizzard Celebrates 70 Million Hearthstone Users With Free Card Pack Giveaway

Blizzard Celebrates 70 Million Hearthstone Users With Free Card Pack Giveaway As of today, 70 million players have tried out the card battle game across all platforms.“As our way of saying thanks, starting today through the end of May, everyone who logs in will receive three free Journey to Un’Goro card packs.

You Might Be Able to Buy Modern Warfare Remastered On Its Own This Summer

You Might Be Able to Buy Modern Warfare Remastered On Its Own This Summer If a retailer listing is accurate, you might be able to pick up Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered on its own this summer.It's been a year since Activision announced that it would not release Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered as a standalone product.

Destiny Weekly Reset for May 2: Featured Raid, Nightfall, and More

Destiny Weekly Reset for May 2: Featured Raid, Nightfall, and More News continues to be slow going, as fans eagerly count down the days until the live stream reveal of Destiny 2.While fans continue to wait for sequel news, another week has come to Destiny, bringing new quests, bounties, and content for players to explore.

Black Ops 3: Zombies Chronicles Announcement Coming Thursday?

Black Ops 3: Zombies Chronicles Announcement Coming Thursday? The high profile reveal has been hyped by Call of Duty fans and broadcasters on social media.On Thursday, May 4 at 10AM PT, Jason Blundell, who was the game director for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will make an appearance on the JCBackfire channel to make said announcement.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Gets Down and Dirty With New Gameplay

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Gets Down and Dirty With New Gameplay It won’t be long before gamers are running through the nostalgia-inducing jungles of Crash Bandicoot once more, courtesy of Crash Bandicoot N.The latest playthrough features a remastered level known as “Sewer Or Later”, which eagle-eyed fans may recall originally debuted in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back.

Call of Duty: WW2 Trailer Highlights Sledgehammer’s Vision

Call of Duty: WW2 Trailer Highlights Sledgehammer’s Vision In a new trailer for Call of Duty: WW2 developers from Sledgehammer Games discuss the vision of this year’s entry in Activision’s mega FPS franchise.While the phrase “boots on the ground” got overused and became the subject of jokes online during the initial reveal of the game, Sledgehammer says Call of Duty: WW2 is the developer’s chance to tell the “epic, gritty, visceral story of the world’s greatest conflict.

Call of Duty: WW2 is Inspired by Walking Simulators

Call of Duty: WW2 is Inspired by Walking Simulators The developer recently detailed the ‘vision’ behind the World War 2 shooting game, detailing the lengths it had gone to to make the game historically accurate.In a recent interview, Call of Duty: WW2‘s senior creative director Bret Robbins described the game as much more “character-focused” and said that “climax of our story lives or dies on how invested you are in the characters.

Call of Duty Fan Accurately Predicted Series’ Return to ‘Boots on Ground’

Call of Duty Fan Accurately Predicted Series’ Return to ‘Boots on Ground’ After three consecutive entries in the franchise featuring science-fiction elements and exo-suits, Call of Duty fans were ready for the series to return to its roots.While some believed Activision would continue pursuing sci-fi Call of Duty games, at least one fan had faith that 2017’s Call of Duty, now known as Call of Duty: WW2, would be a return to the “boots on the ground” gameplay that started it all.

See How the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Remaster Compares to the Original

See How the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Remaster Compares to the Original The Crash Bandicoot N.With the game finally arriving next month, Activision is once again showing off how improved this new experience is with a new comparison trailer.

Call Of Duty Zombies Chronicles Announced A Few Feet From YouTuber's Bathroom

Call Of Duty Zombies Chronicles Announced A Few Feet From YouTuber's Bathroom Leaked all to hell and confirmed today via unzipped hoodie in a YouTube video, Black Ops 3 players are getting an extra dose of DLC in the form of Zombies Chronicles, a collection of eight remastered zombie maps from Black Ops, World At War and Black Ops 3 on May 16.According to Activision’s first quarter earnings report, also revealed today, the collection will launch first on May 16 for the PlayStation 4.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombie Chronicles Announced for PS4

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombie Chronicles Announced for PS4 Treyarch officially announces the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombie Chronicles DLC.The developer revealed that the downloadable content would feature eight remastered maps from several previous Call of Duty releases.

Destiny 1 Not Getting Another Content Update, Activision Clarifies

Destiny 1 Not Getting Another Content Update, Activision Clarifies During a quarterly earnings call Destiny‘s publisher, Activision, made a vague statement about a free Destiny content update hitting Quarter 2 of this year.That sent fans into a frenzy, theorizing that more DLC was coming Destiny‘s way, perhaps to lead into Destiny 2 launching this fall.

Destiny 2, Call of Duty: WW2 Preorders ‘Very Strong’, Says Activision

Destiny 2, Call of Duty: WW2 Preorders ‘Very Strong’, Says Activision Expectations are certainly high for Destiny 2, which Xbox boss Phil Spencer believes can become the next World of Warcraft in terms of player engagement and longevity, while Call of Duty: WW2 seeks to return to the setting that saw the series’ earliest successes.Tangible data beyond the preorders also suggests that Activision will have much more success to come in 2017 as well.

Destiny: Iron Banner Will Be Mayhem Clash for the First Time

Destiny: Iron Banner Will Be Mayhem Clash for the First Time Each month, Destiny‘s Iron Banner PvP event goes live, turning on level advantages and handing out a special set of rewards.That playlist should be a bit more chaotic in May with Mayhem Clash being the mode for the first time in the playlist.

Overwatch is the Fastest-Growing Franchise for Blizzard

Overwatch is the Fastest-Growing Franchise for Blizzard Not too long ago, it was revealed that the landmark of 30 million players for Overwatch had been hit in the course of its first year of availability, and now, according to Activision Blizzard’s first-quarter earnings call for 2017, the company has officially declared the team-based shooter is Blizzard’s fastest growing franchise to date.Not only is this announcement founded on the game’s registered user base, but also it has received the title of “fastest-growing franchise” due to having made over $1 billion in revenue, making the shooter Activision Blizzard’s eighth billion-dollar franchise in its portfolio.

Destiny 2 to Have ‘Meaningful Features’ on PC

Destiny 2 to Have ‘Meaningful Features’ on PC During the company’s latest quarterly financial briefing, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said that the Destiny 2 publisher is “committed to deliver meaningful features that are bespoke for the PC community.” Unfortunately, Hirshberg declined to offer exact details about what special features that the Bungie-developed shooter might hold for PC players, instead encouraging people to turn into the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal that’s taking place in a few weeks.

Destiny: Xur’s Exotic Armor, Weapon, and Recommendations for May 5-7

Destiny: Xur’s Exotic Armor, Weapon, and Recommendations for May 5-7 Or maybe some just want to poke in from time to time and see what exotic weapons and armor Xur has for sale.This week, Destiny players can find Xur in the Vanguard section of the Tower, which is in its Eastern wing.

Activision CEO Says Negativity Surrounding Call of Duty Franchise Has ‘Evaporated’

Activision CEO Says Negativity Surrounding Call of Duty Franchise Has ‘Evaporated’ “Negative social media sentiment, which was an issue last year, has virtually evaporated,” said Bobby Kotick, the president and CEO of Activision Blizzard, speaking on a Q&A call with the company’s investors.There are high hopes that Call of Duty: WW2 could be the turnaround that the Call of Duty franchise is in need of.

Overwatch Has Earned Over a Billion Dollars Since it Launched in May

Overwatch Has Earned Over a Billion Dollars Since it Launched in May In just under a year, Overwatch has brought in over a billion dollars for Activision.That's an impressive figure, but here's one that's even more so: Overwatch has pulled in over a billion dollars for Blizzard since it launched.

Destiny 2 Will Get a ‘Continuous Calendar of Events’ After Season Pass DLC

Destiny 2 Will Get a ‘Continuous Calendar of Events’ After Season Pass DLC During its latest quarterly financial briefing, Activision revealed that Destiny 2 will get a “continuous calendar of events following the expansion pass.Additionally, Activision confirmed that the first of these Destiny 2 expansion packs will be available by winter, while the second of these should be available in spring 2018.