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The last time we checked in on Blizzard's wildly successful online roleplaying game World of Warcraft, the MMO was bleeding players and subscriber numbers had fallen to 7.7 million. Thanks to the newly-launched Warlords of Draenor expansion, however, the game's fortunes have turned around. Accordi...

November 21st 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Activision Blizzard reached a settlement this week over a shareholder's lawsuit in regards to the Call of Duty publisher's October 2013 buyout. As a result, Vivendi and others will pay $275 million to Activision to settle the litigation, which began in August 2013 before Activision's $8.2 billion p...

November 21st 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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When Activision Blizzard bought itself to be freed from Vivendi, there was no shortage of unhappy shareholders, leading to several class action lawsuits filed against the company and other attendant actors in response to the whole process. Those suits have now been resolved and the case is now clos...

November 20th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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It's hammer-time for Destiny, now that the game's "Reforged" Iron Banner event is up and running until Monday, November 24. Hammer-time, get it? You know... forges... hammers... can't touch this? Oh, never mind. Bungie pitched the first Iron Banner as a limited-time PVP event in which "power matte...

November 18th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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After six weeks unchallenged, even FIFA 15 can't stop Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from taking top spot in the UK. EA's latest sterling factory falls to No. 2, while according to Chart Track, Sledgehammer's shooter outsells the combined first week sales of Titanfall, Destiny and Wolfenstein: The...

November 10th 2014 at 11:18am 0 Comments
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First unveiled at Blizzcon, Blizzard's hour-long World of Warcraft "documentary" celebrates the MMO's upcoming tenth anniversary on November 23. Yup, 10 years, billions of dollars, millions of subscribers, 90 levels, 5 expansion sets and 1 awesome South Park episode. [Image: Comedy Central]

November 10th 2014 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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Activision reported $753 million in net revenue for the third quarter (ending September 30), a nine percent increase over the publisher's $691 million in revenue recorded for the same period last year. A record 67 percent of the company's revenue came from digital channels, according to Activision'...

November 4th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If your game has a "Hold X to Pay Respects" button and you ask Conan O'Brien to play it - well, you know what's going to happen. Conan's vid does have a few early spoilers for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but it's worth watching the self-proclaimed Clueless Gamer go crazy over turrets, crossing...

November 4th 2014 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Destiny welcomes guardians to enter The Dark Below expansion on December 9, but for those who don't buy a spelunking ticket, the game will receive some updates for general players. In addition to new weapons and armor for all, developer Bungie noted it will also add new daily bounties and five addi...

November 3rd 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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I had always heard your entire life flashes in front of your eyes the second before you die. As it turns out, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare isn't advanced enough to feature pre-frag life-flashing, but at least you get to respawn and run and bounce around its futuristic world, over and over and ove...

November 3rd 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Gamers love to speculate about expansion titles, and with good cause. If an expansion is titled The Battle for the Southern Ridge, well, you can be pretty sure there will be some fighting and you'll be on the southern ridge. If it's titled Steve Gets a Subpoena, you look for a character named steve...

November 3rd 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments