Activision Blizzard has launched a film and TV studio, entitled Activision Blizzard Studios, to make shows and movies based on its popular video game franchises.
The first of these will be an animated Skylanders show entitled Skylanders Academy. It will star Justin Long (Drag me to Hell) as Spyro, Ashley Tisdale (Phineas and Ferb) as Stealth Elf, Jonathan Banks (Mike from Breaking Bad) as Eruptor and Norm Macdonald (Saturday Night Live) as Glumshanks. Harland Williams and Richard Horvitz will also play supporting roles.
Activision Blizzard Studios is also planning to make Call of Duty films and possibly a TV series. According to its announcement, the studio "envisions a series of Call of Duty feature films as well as the possibility of television adaptations."
Infinity Ward's first-person shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts is the best-selling PlayStation 4 and Xbox One game, Activision has said.
As it stands, Sony's games are more expensive on PlayStation 4 than Microsoft's are on Xbox One.
It's two weeks in a row for Grand Theft Auto 5 at the top of the UK video games chart, totalling three top-spots since launch, counted GfK Chart-Track.
Pre-orders for Call of Duty: Ghosts are down compared to pre-orders for last year's game, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 - and Activision reckons it knows why.
Activision has confirmed a line-up of six Wii U games this autumn and said it is "committed" to continuing support for Nintendo's struggling console.
Activision has confirmed that the next game in the gargantuan Skylanders video game and toy franchise is coming out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One as well as current-generation systems.
Activision cast doubt on a 2013 launch for Bungie's hotly anticipated new game Destiny during its annual money meeting last night.
The next Skylanders game has been unveiled as Skylanders Swap Force.