Tag: Activision


by Daniel Pickett
October 4, 2016
s20160916-002_creator_app_ipad_03a For the First Time in Toys-To-Life History, Fans Can Bring their Imaginations to Life with Custom 3D Printed Skylanders! Month-Long Celebration Counts Down to Launch and More;  Kick-off Begins with Skylanders Creator, a New, Free Mobile App that  Lets Kids Create Skylanders on the Go! Santa Monica, Calif. –  Oct. 3, 2016 – Activision Publishing,…


by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2016
Pop!: Call of Duty® Gamers, we have a whole new squad for your collection! Featuring Soap MacTavish, the sniper and demolitions expert; Riley, the Ghosts squadron dog; the armored enemy Juggernaut; and a sniper in a ghillie suit! Check out our retail partners to find exclusive figures, like Spaceland Zombie (only at Target), and Monkey…


by Daniel Pickett
September 10, 2016
Skylanders Imaginators_Crash 1 In honor of Crash Bandicoot celebrating his 20th anniversary yesterday, Activision posted two new Skylanders Imaginators videos to share featuring Crash Bandicoot. In the first video, see if you can spot 20 ways they have honored Crash’s past in the new Skylanders Imaginators level. Then, the celebration for the world’s most popular marsupial continues in…


by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2016
SI_KeyArt_FINAL_HiRes All-New Crash Bandicoot Level Reveals Dr. Neo Cortex, Crash Bandicoot’s Archnemesis, as Skylander Guest Star Videogame Supervillains Kaos and Dr. Neo Cortex Arrive as Fully-Playable Skylanders Senseis Toys This Fall! Free Kaos Toy with Pre-Order and Purchase of Starter Pack! Santa Monica, Calif. –  Aug. 17, 2016 – Portal Masters be on the lookout this…


by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2016
Activision-SkylandersAcademy-6 New Animated Television Series “Skylanders Academy” to Debut on Netflix Santa Monica, Calif. – Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced that “Skylanders Academy,” the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios-its newly-created television and film studio-will premiere in Fall 2016 on Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network.  “Over the last five years, millions of families…


by Daniel Pickett
June 14, 2016
SI_Ilus_CrashBandicoot_FINAL_NoBKGD_NoGLOW  Trio of Original Crash Bandicoot Games also to be Remastered in 2017 Starting Today, Fans can Pre-order  Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack Featuring Crash Bandicoot at Select Retailers Worldwide! Santa Monica, Calif. –  June 13, 2016 – Celebrating his 20-year anniversary,  Crash Bandicoot returns in 2016 as Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision…


by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2016
SI_Ilus_GoldenQueen_Final_HiRes   The Only Way to Bring a Gigantic Flaming Chipmunk-Headed Tornado Twisting Dino-Legged Turtle-Shelled Bowslinger with a Robot Voice and a Jet Pack to Life! Fans to Submit their Skylander Designs for Chance to have Creations Featured in Game at Launch! Santa Monica, Calif. – June 1, 2016 – Since the launch of Skylanders®, kids…


by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2016
SSC_PwrBlu_GoldRusher_Blister_FINAL Leading into World Autism Awareness Day on April 2,  Collaboration Brings Attention to Important Cause that Supports Affected Kids and Families around the World SANTA MONICA, Calif. – February 29, 2016 – To support the millions of families affected by autism, Skylanders®, the beloved kids videogame franchise, and Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to autism science and advocacy, invite…


by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2015
SSC_PS4_SP_Contents_FINAL_HiRes #1 Kids Console Game in the World(1) Brings Vehicles-To-Life, A New Toys-To-Life Category Skylanders SuperChargers Drives Franchise’s Innovation Even Further with Number of Firsts, Including Online Multiplayer and Racing Gameplay Donkey Kong and Bowser Join the Incredible Cast of Skylanders Characters as Guest Stars for the First Time, Available Exclusively for Nintendo Platforms SANTA MONICA, Calif. –…


by Daniel Pickett
September 9, 2015
Star Wars R2-D2 Interactive Robotic Droid The World’s Greatest Toy Store™ Names a Clever Little Parakeet, the Biggest Tiny Toy Boutique, a Rockin’ Return and an Intergalactic Favorite – Among Others – to Its Annual Gift List WAYNE, NJ (September 9, 2015) – Jingle bells are ringing in the distance, which can only mean one thing – the holiday shopping season…


by Daniel Pickett
August 31, 2015
CODDLC_4_Screen_Overload_Map3 Treyarch’s Black Ops III Beta Sets New Standard as the #1 Beta on PlayStation 4 SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today confirmed that Treyarch’s Call of Duty®: Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta, which began on August 19 and ran through August 23, has become the…


by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
SSC_ilus_DoomJet_FINAL Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany – August 5, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Skylanders franchise firsts, racing and online multiplayer gameplay on console in Skylanders® SuperChargers, developed by Vicarious Visions. Whether fans…


by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2015
ScreenHunter_22 Jul. 30 00.29 King’s Quest™: A Knight to Remember begins the new adventures contained within the five-chapter release. SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Sierra™, part of Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), released the first chapter in its new reimagining of one of adventure gaming’s most treasured franchises, King’s Quest™. Titled King’s…


by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2015
CODDLC_4_Screen_Overload_Map3 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s Fourth DLC Pack Delivers Four All-New Multiplayer Maps, Return of the Exo Grapple Playlist and New Trident Reflected Energy Weapon Delivers the Epic Conclusion to Advanced Warfare’s Exo Zombies saga, featuring all-star cast John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan, Jon Bernthal and Bruce Campbell Reckoning Arrives First, Exclusively on Xbox…


by Daniel Pickett
July 10, 2015
Black Ops 3 Zombies_Shadows of Evil 1_WM New All-Star Zombies Cast Features Jeff Goldblum, Heather Graham, Neal McDonough, Ron Perlman and Robert Picardo Encounter the Zombie Swarm Firsthand in San Diego at Massive Walkthrough Escape Room Comic-Con Zombies Panel Featuring Call of Duty Zombies Stars of Past and Present, Hosted by Syndicate Call of Duty Endowment Sweepstakes to Allow One Lucky Fan…


by Daniel Pickett
July 8, 2015
Eon_Elite_Character_Lineup_05_FINAL Attendees among First in the World to Play  Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, Including Dark Versions of Donkey Kong™ & Bowser™, and Check out Collectible Toy Line Eon’s Elite   SANTA MONICA, Calif. – July 7, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is supercharging Comic-Con International: San Diego…


by Daniel Pickett
July 3, 2015
DHCoDBOII1 MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics, Activision Publishing, Inc., and Treyarch have teamed up to deliver a thrilling comic book series written by decorated comics veteran Larry Hama (G.I. Joe) and drawn by Marcelo Ferreira (Transformers, TMNT)! The Call of Duty®: Black Ops III comic book series follows an elite group of cybernetically enhanced soldiers as they…


by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2015
SSC_Donkey_Kong_1 Landmark Creative Collaboration between Activision and Nintendo Offers Fans New Skylanders that Also Work as amiibo Figures – Available in all Nintendo Starter Packs Fans Attending E3 2015 will be First to Get Hands-On with the New Skylanders and their Vehicles! SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,…


by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2015
Skylanders_StandAlone_Reg_Logo_Master Leading Videogame Publisher Drives Strong Licensed Business for Skylanders, Call of Duty, Destiny and Guitar Hero Live   LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), lands at Licensing Expo 2015 with a powerhouse portfolio of some of the most compelling and immersive entertainment properties in the world….


by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
SSC_Generic_SP_Contents_FINAL_HiRes New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Santa Monica, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise(1) with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in…