Rumour: Activision looking to buy Take Two?

Rumour: Activision looking to buy Take Two?

Feb 11, 2011

Having killed off its musical hero games and the latest entry to True Crime, Activision are now rumoured to be looking at buying Take Two to fill the game shaped holes in its portfolio. If true, and more importantly if successful, the Call of Duty publisher will have the likes of Grand Theft Auto, Red Dead Redemption and Bioshock under its branding...

Golden Joysticks: A Round Up!

Golden Joysticks: A Round Up!

Nov 4, 2009

The Golden Joystick Awards are described by some as the Oscars of the gaming world. Personally I’m not too sure that’s the right description, perhaps they are more akin to the National TV Awards of the gaming world! However, they have a large profile, especially in Europe; and are timed just before the holiday season, when big games launch....

Music’s love affair with VideoGames

It’s clear that music games sell. Even WiiMusic. The reason why they sell is clear; people like music and they like it a lot! However in recent years traditional music formats have not been selling. We have all read why, and normally those that comment and write about such matters immediately highlight illegal downloading and the fact that consumers are...

Activision and EA fight over Rocktober

September is just a few days away from being a mere memory and we are about to enter the month of October. That is, after all, what any calendar would have you believe, but Activision would much rather refer to it as Rocktober. So much so that they, in a recent press release regarding a limited-time discount on Guitar Hero DLC, not only featured the phrase...