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Activision's net revenue in Q1 2014 was $1.11 billion, higher than its expected $885 million, but lower than Q1 2013's $1.32 billion. Activision is raising its net revenue outlook for calendar year 2014 from $4 billion to $4.22 billion. "The increase in Activision Blizzard's GAAP outlook for 2014...

May 6th 2014 at 5:12pm 0 Comments
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Upon returning from PAX East, the Joystiq crew breathed a deep sigh of relief, content in the knowledge that some totally sweet games were being made. From Evolve to Below, from Project Morpheus to even lonely old Wii U, video games' immediate future filled us with patient curiosity. Then we got ho...

April 25th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Knowing full well that kids love catching them all when there are even more to catch, Activision announced Skylanders Trap Team for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PS3, and Xbox 360. The latest entry in the franchise follows up last year's Skylanders: Swap Force and introduces the ab...

April 23rd 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The PS4 sold more than the Xbox One or any other console in March – making it the hardware leader for the third consecutive month – market research group NPD reports. The Xbox One and PS4 pushed US hardware sales in March up 78 percent from 2013, from $222 million to $395 million. Overa...

April 17th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Update: D23 has since posted a correction, noting it "erroneously reported about the launch of the next chapter of Disney Infinity" and that the information it provided was incorrect. It added that further information on the future of the series will be revealed on April 30. Original story: Disn...

April 17th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo reportedly turned down a deal that would have launched Activision's highly successful toys-come-to-life series Skylanders exclusively for the Wii. A report from Polygon on the Toys for Bob franchise notes that, despite Activision's confidence in the product, it was looking for a partner to...

April 17th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Publisher MonkeyPaw Games is hosting a last-chance sale on BurgerTime: World Tour this month, discounting the game to just $5 before it disappears from digital storefronts forever on April 30. Starting today, amateur burger chefs can pick up the Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and WiiWare v...

April 15th 2014 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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It's not just the handhelds that are going peach and pink: A new Princess Peach Wii Remote Plus is floating onto retail shelves in North America next week. You can acquire the peachy Motion Plus controller starting April 24, at the suggested retail price of $40. To bask in its full regal splendor,...

April 15th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments