Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher. It was founded on October 1, 1979 and was the world's first independent developer and distributor of video games for gaming consoles. Its first products were cartridges for the Atari 2600 video console system published from July 1980 for the US market and from August 1981 for the international market (UK). Activision is now one of the largest third party video game publishers in the world and was also the top publisher for 2007 in the United States. On January 18, 2008, Activision announced they were the top US publisher in 2007, according to the NPD Group.Its current CEO is Robert A.
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    • ‘Destiny’ Expansion Pass Holders Get Free Sparrow

      It’s been a big week for Destiny players what with the launch of update 1.0.3 (the game’s most substantial, and game-changing yet) and the relaunch of Iron Banner, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. Bungie is preparing gamers for the official debut of The Dark Below, their first DLC expansion for Destiny, and doing so with what appears to be a steady stream of new content.

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    • Destiny Servers Going Offline Thursday for Maintenance

      One of the strengths of Destiny is the fact that its always-online world can be tinkered with at any time by developers Bungie, meaning that a patch or a hotfix can be implemented relatively quickly. However, some of these tweaks need more preparation than others — and the studio has announced that, as a result, game’s servers will be down for several hours tomorrow.

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  • Destiny: Xur Location and Exotic Items for November 28-30

    … Welcome to a very special Black Friday edition of “Where is Xur,” this time with 100% correct information! While the hope was that on Black Friday Xur might offer some of his usual exotic wares to Destiny players at a steep discount, it appears the Agent of the Nine is not beholden to American consumerism. Rather, Xur is still asking for his…

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  • Nintendo's amiibo: Your complete guide

    … have is the ability to use our amiibo across multiple products now and in the future," James Honeywell, Nintendo UK's head of consumer marketing, told us in an interview for this feature. "So, from launch you'll be able to use your amiibo on Super Smash Bros for Wii U, Hyrule Warriors and Mario Kart 8, with the promise of further use in games like…

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  • The History Of Gaming Balloons In The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    … Since 1927 the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been filling the skies of New York with colorful balloon representations of pop culture icons. Video games didn't enter the picture until 1993, and only three gaming icons have made the cut so far. The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (often shortened to Macy's Day Parade) has been…

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  • Bungie takes a deeper look into Destiny’s Dark Below expansion in new videos

    …, priced at $19.99. Tags: Destiny, Activision, Bungie Software, The Dark Below, expansion, new, videos, take, deeper, look, into, Video Game News Peter Grimm A writer, journalist, and aspiring storyteller, Peter Grimm has been gaming since the days of the Nintendo 64, and reporting on the goings-on in the World of Gaming since late 2011. His base… 1 readers -
  • Crash Tag Team Racing’s cancelled DS entry – images and details

    … images of Crash Tag Team Racing for DS. You can find them above. Source More: Crash Tag Team Racing Share this: Twitter Facebook Reddit Tumblr Google More Email Print StumbleUpon LinkedIn Pinterest Pocket Related Posts Footage of cancelled Crash Team Racing game from 2010 Activision, High Impact Games had new Crash Team Racing in the works A look at the cancelled Crash Bandicoot 2010 title Project Sweat Kickstarter cancelled Around the Web…

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  • Over 125 Million People Have Played Call of Duty Since 2010

    … million gamers have played Call of Duty. To put into scope how much that is, the number is equivalent to the combined population of the largest 300 cities in the United States. On the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare front, over 5 million people have watched the shooter on streaming website Twitch and 16.1 billion boost jumps have been made since…

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