For the first time, the game giant will launch a top-tier console title on a tablet at the same time it's coming out for consoles made by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Skylanders toys will, of course, join the fray.
The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.
Former Panama dictator claims his likeness was used for "economic gain" by Activision in the 2012 first-person shooter.
The record-setting number does include standard costs, like marketing, packaging, and royalties. But still, the amount is massive.
The game, expected to launch on Xbox and PlayStation consoles later this year, is the first major release from Bungie since the Halo franchise.
A presentation pitching Unity has been circulating around the games industry, sources say. The potential buyer gets popular software that powers games large and small.
The company can now buy back Vivendi's shares without holding a shareholder vote on the matter.
Thanks to the launch of Activision's Destiny, the game industry managed a modest September but is still seeing a slump in software sales, according to NPD Group's latest monthly report.
The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.
Destiny is a victim of the hype machine created around it. It's a refined console shooter that feels great during the action, but goes stale during just about every other component of the game.