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Microsoft
Dramatic profit decline for Microsoft New Zealand - annual report
Microsoft’s New Zealand office has seen a major decrease in annual profit for the year ended June 2021 according to their new financial report.
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Cloud
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard in landmark deal
The merger is set to create further opportunities for Microsoft’s gaming business across mobile, PC, console and cloud while also providing a solid foundation for entry into the metaverse.
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Gaming
Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition releasing in August
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition will be releasing in August.
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Gaming
COD: Ghosts Onslaught revealed as first DLC pack
Gamers mark your calendars as the first of four massive Downloadable Content (DLC) Pack offerings for Call of Duty: Ghosts, is on the way with Onslaught. For a better look at Onslaught check out the video below:
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Gaming
Call of Duty Championship qualifiers coming to NZ
“Last year’s championship came down to the final minute of the final match with everyone holding their breath to see who would win."
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Gaming
Essential Call of Duty stats...
Call of Duty: Ghosts hit the shelves the other day, here is a graphic highlighting some of the questions (and costs) associated with playing Call of Duty.
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Gaming
Giggity giggity giggity! Family Guy coming to consoles
Activision to release Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse later this year.
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Gaming
Black to the future in Black Ops 2
Ninth instalment to be set in the not-too-distant future. Aren't there other games set there too?
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Gaming
Call of Duty creative strategist resigns
'There's far too many amazing things happening in our industry to be content spending life on just one'.
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Gaming
Special Transformers game on the way for Nintendo
Activision announces 'action brawler' game based on Transformers Prime TV series.
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Gaming
Exclusive DLC for top-level CoD fans
Two new maps available to Call of Duty Elite premium members, in first of nine monthly content drops.
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Gaming
Game review: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
It's sure to break sales records, but does the latest shooter stack up against the competition?
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Gaming
Call of Duty trumps Battlefield
Activision shooter outsells EA’s effort to claim yet another 24-hour record.
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Gaming
Record sales predicted for CoD: MW3
Pre-orders indicate five-day revenues will break the record which Black Ops took from MW2.
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Gaming
Spyro & co brought to life
Latest of plucky dragon's adventures allows players to include their real-world toys.
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Gaming
X-Men Destiny dev trailer posted
Activision and Silicon Knights post behind-the-scenes video.
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Gaming
Gamescom 2011 round up
Activision CEO calls for an end to mudslinging in keynote, while competitor wins top award.
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Gaming
Turtle Beach announces limited edition Modern Warfare 3 headsets
Every fan of the Call of Duty series' online multiplayer will know the importance of communicating with team members. If you want to win, you need to talk.
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Gaming
More Call of Duty: Black Ops DLC incoming
4th pack likely to be last with Modern Warfare 3 due in November.
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Gaming
Square Enix rescues True Crime: Hong Kong
The gaming publisher picks up rights to victim of Activision cull.
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Gaming
Goldeneye to launch on Xbox 360, PS3
For the first time Bond fans will be able to enjoy GoldenEye running in HD at 60fps.
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Gaming
Call of Duty Elite matches gaming and social media
Call of Duty Elite is aimed at pulling in the power of social networking and matching it with online gaming.
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Gaming
Call of Duty: MW3 - new trailer
Call of Duty: MW3 may not be out until November, but its makers sure know how to build the hype. 
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Gaming
The stars of Black Ops' 'Call of the Dead'
Activision posts interviews with the Hollywood stars that feature in the recently released zombie map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops.