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Neversoft nevermore, team now fully merged with Infinity Ward

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series creator Neversoft is no more, as remaining team members have now merged with fellow Activision studio Infinity Ward to work on current and upcoming projects. Neversoft's Matt Canale posted the above image via Twitter, bringing the studio's 20-year run to a fiery...

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Report: Neversoft losing name, merging with Infinity Ward

Infinity Ward and Neversoft are merging, according to Giant Bomb. Citing an internal memo written by Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg, Giant Bomb reports that the Neversoft name will be retired, as the Infinity Ward name is so closely tied to Activision's annual Call of Duty franchise. This...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 review: Haunted by the past

Call of Duty: Ghosts represents a new set of challenges for Activision's flagship series. Ghosts marks the first game to transition to a new generation of platforms since the franchise gained its fame with Modern Warfare, and it raises the question "Does the Call of Duty formula still work?"...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer gender options about 'appreciating' female fans

Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin tells Joystiq that adding playable female soldiers in Call of Duty: Ghosts was to recognize the franchise's complete audience. Women have been added as part of the multiplayer customization in Ghosts, set to arrive on November 5. "Honestly, adding...

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Video Preview

Call of Duty: Ghosts brings Activision's behemoth to next-generation consoles later this year, launching for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. While the game features a new engine, destructibility and new customization options, one of the biggest (and more surprising) barriers was...

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Activision Publishing CEO on Call of Duty: Ghosts investment, pre-order pacing and death threats

After dropping the mic and cutting to the first multiplayer reveal for Call of Duty: Ghosts yesterday, Activision Publishing CEO, Eric Hirshberg, spoke with Joystiq about the franchise's first console cycle refresh as a cultural icon. Earlier this month, Hirshberg noted that the transition...

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No Doubt and Activision don't speak in court, agree settlement instead

No Doubt and Activision reached an out-of-court settlement this week over the band's lawsuit against the publisher, finally bringing an end to three years of legal dispute. The Californian rock band first filed the lawsuit back in 2009, claiming their likenesses were only to be used in Band Hero...

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Activision's skateboarding and music studio now working on Call of Duty

Activision's Neversoft studio has a long history of producing Acti's biggest franchises – Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero to name two biggies. And now, the studio is working on Acti's biggest ever franchise: Call of Duty. The Neversoft website now features a splash screen with employees in various...

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Neversoft hiring for FPS, according to job listings

It would seem Neversoft is currently developing a first-person-shooter. The longtime Tony Hawk Pro Skater and Guitar Hero developer is currently recruiting a variety of positions that specify "FPS" in the title. Could the project for which it's hiring be the same "action shooter" we heard about...

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More Guitar Hero and DJ Hero DLC coming thanks to 'continued support' from fans

Though the DLC well for the Guitar Hero and DJ Hero franchises was supposed to dry up at the end of this month, it seems that Activision's not quite ready to retire the ol' pump (or bucket, depending on how old-timey the well in question is). The official Twitter feeds for both series have...

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