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Call of Duty, Destiny, And Everything Else At Activision’s E3 Booth

Tim Rogers is back with another E3 2018 booth tour. This time he’s got Activision in his sights. How plush is the carpet? What’s the funniest way to truncate Call of Duty? Did Activision deliver this year?All those questions and many more are answered in the video above. Join us, gamers. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Look Back At Black Ops III’s Strangest Level

Call of Duty: Black Ops III mixes the series’ familiar first-person shooting with a wild cyberpunk storyline. The narrative breaks apart the further the player progress unless it finally explodes in a level that mixes World War II, zombies, and dying dreams. That level, Demon Within, is both the high point of the…Read more… Continue […]

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This Week In The Business: I Can’t Believe It’s Not Theft!

QUOTE | “When we see people innovate in an interesting and impactful way, we are very quick to figure out how to capture inspiration from innovation. When we see things that appeal to our audiences, we are very good at being inspired by those.” – Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick uses his verbal judo black […]

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Activision’s CEO Made $28.6 Million Last Year, 306 Times The Median Activision Employee

Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick’s compensation for 2017 was $28,698,375, according to filings the video game publisher submitted earlier this week to the U.S. Security and Exchanges Commission. Don’t be too jealous, though—that’s actually a pay cut. But it’s still over 300 times what the median Activision…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Crash Bandicoot Trilogy No Longer Exclusive, Coming To Switch, Xbox One And PC

Released last year as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped are coming to Switch on July 10. Update: And Xbox One and PC as well. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Next Call of Duty Is Almost Certainly Black Ops IV

It’s not quite official yet, but it’s a near-certainty that the next Call of Duty is Black Ops IV. Rumors have been swirling about this for a few weeks now (as first reported by Eurogamer), and Kotaku can confirm via our own sources that those rumors are true. Plus, there’s tonight’s assist from a future […]

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Our pals at Kotaku UK report that sources tell them that Activision is planning on releasing a remas

Our pals at Kotaku UK report that sources tell them that Activision is planning on releasing a remaster of three classic Spyro games this year, following the success of last year’s Crash Bandicoot trilogy. They’re reporting that it’ll be PS4-only for a year. No confirmation from Activision. Read more about it at UK. Read more… […]

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Guinness Officially Nixes Todd Rogers’ Dragster Records

The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed to Kotaku that it has removed Todd Rogers’ record Dragster high score from its database, as well as his record for the longest-standing video game high score, following Rogers’ disqualification from the Twin Galaxies scoreboards yesterday.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Infamous Atari Player Disqualified From World Record After 35 Years

In 1982, video game score-chaser Todd Rogers supposedly set a world record time of 5.51 seconds in the Atari 2600 racing game Dragster. Last year, speedrunners called that score into question. After a lengthy arbitration process, Rogers’ score was removed from Twin Galaxies, an organization that tracks video game…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Donald Trump Announces Successful Delivery Of Fictional Call of Duty Fighter Jet

Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced a delivery of F-52 fighter jets to Norway as a gesture to bolster defense in Northern Europe. There’s only one problem: the F-52 is a fictional plane from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hackers Aside, Call of Duty: World at War Is Still Gruesome Fun

It’s been nearly ten years since the release of Call of Duty: World at War, the last game in the series to dip into World War II before last year’s revival. With a ridiculous amount of hours logged on Call of Duty: WWII, I decided to revisit it recently, using Xbox One’s backward compatibility. It […]

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Four Years Later, Destiny’s Music Of The Spheres Has Leaked

In late 2013, veteran Bungie composer Marty O’Donnell finished Music of the Spheres, an eight-part musical work designed to be released alongside Destiny. It never came out. But today, thanks to an anonymous leaker, the elusive work is finally on the internet—at least until the copyright strikes hit.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Activision Pulls Transformers Games From Steam And PlayStation Store

If you were planning on purchasing any Transformers video games on Steam or the PlayStation Network over the holidays, it’s too late. Activision’s pulled them all, along with 2014's The Legend of Korra.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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