Video games have been an integral part of most of our childhoods. One of the happiest moments of those days was playing our favorite video games with our friends during our leisure time.
Many popular games of those days were from Activision. This game publishing company has contributed immensely to the evolution of the gaming industry.
Listed below are some of the most prominent games that have been endorsed by Activision over the years. These games are sure to take many of us on a trip down our memory lanes and reinstate our excitement! Read on to learn more about them.
Call of Duty Series
Deemed as the most famous game series by Activision, the Call of Duty series has some of the best games that were published. The first version of the series, Call of Duty, came out in 2004. It was available on the Classic macOS, Windows, PlayStation 2, and Xbox 360.
2005 witnessed the launch of two new games from the series, Call of Duty 2 and Call of Duty 2: Big Red One. Thereafter, in 2006, the commercially and critically acclaimed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare graced the stands of gaming stores.
Keeping up with the technological advancements, Activision stepped up it’s game and published exciting upgrades of the Call of Duty series. Black Ops and Modern Warfare emerged as instant hits among gamers.
Crash Bandicoot Series
Crash Bandicoot: Nitro Kart 3D, came out in 2008. However, this version of the game was restricted to only iOS users. The next game in the series, Crash Bandicoot Mutant Island was released in 2009 and it catered to JavaME users.
This was followed by the launch of the Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2 in 2010 which only available on iOS devices. It was with Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time that Activision entered the PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
The entire series was well-received by the fans, especially among the children. It was particularly praised for its satirical voice-overs and engaging visual graphics.
Launched in 2019, Sekiro is an action-adventure game that was developed by FromSoftware and published by Activision. The game follows the diverse challenges that are encountered by a shinobi who seeks revenge against a samurai clan.
This game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. One of the standout features of the game is it’s storyline and the setting. As a result, the game was nominated for several prestigious awards, including the Game of the Year.
Another exciting series published by Activision is Skylanders. This exhilarating game debuted in the stands for the first time in 2011 with the launch of Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures.
In the following year, Skylanders: Giant was released across gaming platforms. Over the next four years, four upgraded versions of the exciting game made their way into the gaming market. These were Skylanders: Swap Force, Skylanders: Trap Team, Skylanders: Superchargers, and Skylanders: Imaginators.
One of the major reasons why this game witnessed immense popularity among the gaming community was its availability across diverse gaming platforms. These included all major platforms, such as PlayStation 3 and 4, along with Xbox and Xbox One.
Spyro Reignited Trilogy
This game is a combination of three classics, Spyro the Dragon, Ripto’s Rage, and Year of the Dragon. It was launched in 2018, and was compatible with Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
One of the concerns of the loyalists of the previous three editions was whether it would do justice to the previous editions. The fans were left pleasantly surprised when the graphics were of high quality matching the designs and layout of the original editions.
The gaming industry has borne witness to the shifting paradigms of technology. Consequently, the games are being designed and published to inculcate these dynamic changes.
Activision has played a pivotal role in shaping these new trends and publishing exciting games that match up with the changing times. That is probably why the older versions of it’s games continue to dominate the market even today.