Call of Duty is Activision’s Big Bet after Disappointing Earnings

Activision is struggling with revenues and the annual Call of Duty franchise will remain its big respite. | Source: Shutterstock Activision Blizzard appears to be struggling these days, as revenue and earnings fell compared to the same quarter last year. Let’s take a look at the headline numbers, and see what those metrics can tell …

You’ve Never Seen a Call of Duty Multiplayer Like This

You’ve played Call of Duty, but you’ve never seen a multiplayer match like Modern Warfare’s ambtious – and massive – Ground War mode. | Source: Activision/Infinity Ward By CCN: Face it: No one plays Call of Duty for the single-player campaign. So gamers should take heart that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer preview …

Ninja Jump to Mixer Is the Most Lucrative Mistake He’ll Ever Make

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today that he’s waving goodbye to Twitch and heading to the Microsoft-owned rival platform Mixer. | Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today that he’s waving goodbye to Twitch and porting his stream over to pastures new, specifically the Microsoft-owned rival platform Mixer. In a video published …

Elon Musk Shows Gaming Prowess, Adds Cuphead to Tesla Arcade

With news that Tesla is adding throwback run and gun indie darling Cuphead to its growing Tesla Arcade library, the company takes an essential step toward making in-vehicle gaming an attractive proposition. Cuphead for Tesla coming out in August — e^👁🥧 (@elonmusk) July 27, 2019 Up until now, lackluster titles such as Beach Buggy Racing …

Bullies Infiltrate Big-Name Titles, Could Put an End to Multiplayer Games

For anyone who has dived into a multiplayer game recently, the rampant harassment plaguing countless big-name titles is an issue that needs no introduction. Behind the cutesy aesthetic and surface-level family-friendly veneer of games like Fortnite and League of Legends hides an inconvenient truth. Bullying and entrenched harassment, or toxicity as publishers like to call …

Rebel Nintendo Scorns Sony and Microsoft With Updated Switch

After weeks of speculation, Nintendo announced today that it is releasing an updated model of its flagship Switch console. Nintendo shared the news on its Japanese language Twitter handle accompanied by a revamped product comparison page on its website. [任天堂HP]バッテリー持続時間が長くなったNintendo Switchの新モデルに関するお知らせを掲載しました。 https://t.co/ONuBgOIrd2 — 任天堂株式会社 (@Nintendo) July 17, 2019 To the dismay of Switch fans, the …