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Activision CEO Bobby Kotick was nearly fired in 2013

Vivendi, Activision's controlling shareholder in 2013, wanted to fire CEO Bobby Kotick, as revealed in emails that are part of a lawsuit filed by Activision investors (via Bloomberg). During negotiations for Activision to buy the majority of its own shares back from Vivendi in 2013, Kotick refused...

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Former dictator suing Activision over depiction in Call of Duty

Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision Blizzard over his depiction in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, reports the LA TImes. The 80-year-old Noriega's lawsuit claims he is portrayed as a "kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state" which helped elevate sales of the game and he's...

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Report: TMNT - Training Lair has Kinect ninja skills, Pizza Hut boxes

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Training Lair features heroes-in-a-half-shell with Kinect power, according to recently published box art and achievements. Xbox Achievements (formerly Xbox 360 Achievements) published the cheevos and Kinect-tabbed box art this week, and it noted the publisher of the...

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Destiny companion app offers up lore, loadout changes

When Destiny's July 17 beta launches on PlayStation platforms, Guardians hungry for more information can download and utilize the game's companion app. Revealed by IGN, the app allows players to examine and swap equipment, peruse missions and bounties and learn more about the lore in Bungie's...

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Destiny's collector's editions are haunted by Ghosts

Destiny is prepping for its September launch, but which spaceship version will you choose to take you to the moon: the Digital Guardian Edition, Limited Edition or the Ghost Edition? Developer Bungie is here to give some convincing brochures for each. [Image: Activision]...

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Destiny beta grants three download codes for each player

Platform selection for the Destiny beta is live today. The beta itself is still a few days out, but eager Guardians are already getting some good news: Beta participants will be given three download codes for the platform of their choice. Whether you're planning to play on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3...

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Destiny beta launches this month, premium editions outlined

Bungie announced that a public beta for its upcoming co-op shooter Destiny will roll out on PlayStation platforms on July 17. A beta release for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 will follow on July 23. Publisher Activision also outlined its premium edition release plans for Destiny, including the...

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Destiny beta 'begins late July' on Xbox systems

The Destiny beta takes off on Xbox One and 360 in late July, according to a trailer on the Xbox One dashboard. As per PS3 and PS4, players get beta codes by pre-ordering Bungie's shooter, while an Xbox Live Gold subscription is also required. The Destiny beta is scheduled for a PlayStation...

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The Legend of Korra: as told by Bayonetta dev Platinum Games

The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon's animated successor to Avatar: The Last Airbender, is being turned into a cel-shaded pummelfest by Platinum Games. The announcement comes a few days ahead of the third-season premiere of The Legend of Korra on June 27. Platinum's take on Korra, overseen by show...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts 'Invasion' DLC drops on PSN, PC July 3

The "Invasion" DLC for Call of Duty: Ghosts will hit PS4, PS3 and PC on July 3, Activision announced. Invasion includes four new multiplayer maps and the third installment of Call of Duty's Extinction storyline, "Awakening." The four new maps are Departed (a Mexican town during a Day of the Dead...

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