Activision Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Indie Game: The Movie explores the underground art form of brand-free video games

    Marc Wilhelm has not seen Indie Game: The Movie yet, but he's already a fan. At 7 p.m. today, when the film comes to the Denver Film Center for a special presentation, he and his family will watch it for the first time -- and maybe, just maybe, the documentary will help them understand what he does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Guitar Hero franchise overdoses and dies

    ​In a statement alongside it's quarterly and annual fiscal report, Activision, the company behind the Guitar Hero series, effectively put the axe on the series. Over the course of the last two years, the series has seen dropping sales due to a market that's completely saturated and an expensiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Activision tries to connect with consumers via 4chan, gets nothing but dinosaurs

    What, no dinosaurs? Lame.​What do you get when a popular game company swallows its pride and asks the anonymous users of 4chan's video game forum why they didn't like the new Call of Duty? You certainly don't get a courteous discussion of the merits of the game along with some constructive cri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Soundgarden cheats its way to a Platinum release: Here are five more bands that could use the boost

    ​ Soundgarden was just certified Platinum for sales of its best-of album, Telephantasm (which, incidentally, has the worst cover art of the year, beating out Hurley by a long shot) generated in one day. On the surface, this sounds like one hell of an accomplishment, until you read the fine pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Westboro's Lady Gaga cover and ten other weird religious pop culture parodies

    There is no short supply of the insane stories surrounding Westboro Baptist Church (due back in Denver supposedly in time for Pride Fest in a few weeks). In fact, it's nearly impossible to find a story about this organization that sounds like it remotely could be coming from this reality. Look: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Ten people who should take a cue from John Mayer and STFU

    ​ The recent verbal missteps made by John Mayer and his subsequent radio silence got us to thinking about a number of people who've been vomiting in our ears lately that would do well to take a cue from him and STFU. Look, we understand that being a celebrity is probably not easy, but not bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2009

    The Swayback's new song gets licensed

    Just a few weeks into the new year, and already it's shaping up to be a good one for the Swayback. Just received word from Eric Halborg, who's celebrating the birth of his brand-new baby (congrats!), that the band has licensed two of its songs. "All Bad News," a newer track, is slated to appear in a ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    June 29, 2006

    The Last Bland

    X-Men tie-in is an uncanny bore.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 22, 2005

    Loaded GUN

    Activision brings the neo-western to videogames, genocide included.