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Activision says ‘Call of Duty’ film won’t be happening any time soon.

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As one of the most profitable franchises in the history of videogames, Call of Duty seems like a prime candidate for a film adaptation. Indeed, there have been plenty of less successful videogame properties that have found their way to the big screen, but if you’re anxiously awaiting the announcement of a Call of Duty film, Activision CEO Bobby Kotick ... Read More »

E3 2012: 11-minute gameplay demo for ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.’

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After impressive footage from Halo 4 and Tomb Raider, Microsoft continued to wow the audience at their E3 press conference with a lengthy gameplay demo from one of this year’s most anticipated titles, Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Plenty of new weapons and gadgets were shown off as downtown Los Angeles was turned into a war zone, and it’s ... Read More »

UPDATED: Debut trailer for ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.’

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[UPDATED 5/1/2012 @ 6:25 pm] We’re back, and as promised, here’s the debut trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.   Moving the series into the future is an interesting choice, and not one that I’m sure will resonate with fans of the franchise. However, the over-the-top setpieces that the series has become known for still seem intact. More ... Read More »

New trailer and screens for ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ video game.

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Video game adaptations of big-budget movies tend to be disappointing, but one thing The Amazing Spider-Man has going for it is the development team at Beenox, who have a pretty decent track record when it comes to Spider-Man titles. If nothing else, we know the game will look fantastic, and we have eight new screens to prove it. Click the ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ sets sales records, no one is surprised.

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I don’t think anyone with any sort of knowledge of the gaming industry will be shocked to learn that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has set more records for the franchise. During the first 24 hours of release, Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million copies in the US and UK, generating more than $400 million for publisher Activision and ... Read More »

[REVIEW ROUND-UP] “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.”

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360, PS3, PC November 8, 2011 Metacritic Score: (90/100) Destructoid: (95/100)  “Modern Warfare 3 has to be commended on just how immersive it is. Featuring engaging player character animations and environments packed full of violent action, the game never once loses its grip on the player’s attention, compelling him or her to press ever onward ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ trailer w/ Jonah Hill and Sam Worthington.

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Everyone remembers last year’s hilarious celebrity-filled trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops.  The marketing team behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has taken a similar approach with their latest trailer, casting Sam Worthington as an experienced “vet” and Jonah Hill as a bumbling “n00b.”  Check it out below.   Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be released ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ launch trailer thinks very highly of itself.

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Earlier today, we brought you the official launch trailer for Battlefield 3.  Not to be outdone, Activision has also dropped the official launch trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, proclaiming it the “most anticipated game in history.”  A bold statement, to be sure, but the trailer looks fantastic. While the BF3 vs. MW3 debate will definitely continue to ... Read More »

[BLIZZCON 2011] “World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria” expansion announced, trailer revealed.

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The latest expansion for World of Warcraft was announced during the opening ceremonies of Blizzcon 2011.  Titled Mists of Pandaria, the expansion will feature a plethora of new content, a list of which can be found below, courtesy of Game Informer. New Playable Race — Pandaren: Adventure through Azeroth as World of Warcraft’s first neutral race and decide whether to ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ trailer reveals new details on “Strike Package” system.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is just a few weeks away, and Activision has finally pulled back the curtain on some of the major changes to the multiplayer modes, including the new “Strike Package” system.   The most intriguing part of this video is the news that rewards aren’t unlocked based solely on kills.  Completing other objectives such as ... Read More »

Exclusive retail offers for “Goldeneye 007: Reloaded.”

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We’re less than a month away from the release of Activision’s HD remake of GoldenEye, and three major retailers have revealed exclusive bonus content available with preorders.  Here’s the press release: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded — Exclusive Retailer Offers We wanted to let you know about three exciting retailer exclusive offers available for Activision’s upcoming GoldenEye 007: Reloaded video game. Starting ... Read More »

[REVIEW] “X-Men: Destiny” (Xbox 360)

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X-Men: Destiny Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, Nintendo DS September 27, 2011 Allow me to preface this review by stating, for the record, that I love the X-Men, and that I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on X-Men: Destiny for a very, very long time.  And now that I’ve spent some time with it, I honestly can’t remember the ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ Xbox 360 bundle will launch alongside game.

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Activision has just unveiled their Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 bundle, scheduled for release alongside the highly-anticipated shooter on November 8, 2011. The 320GB console will come with two “battle-worn” controllers, a copy of the game, and customized start-up and disc eject sounds (seriously).  You’ll have to be a pretty big fan, as this bundle will set you back a ... Read More »

“Call of Duty Elite” premium service detailed.

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There have been many questions surrounding exactly what players would receive as part of the Call of Duty Elite service.  Those questions can now be answered, as Joystiq has the full details on what the service entails, and what subscribers will get for their money: A full year’s worth of downloadable content for Modern Warfare 3, spooled out over monthly ... Read More »

“Modern Warfare 3″ trailer gives in-depth look at multiplayer.

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I already knew that I’d be buying Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.  Kyle, Brent, and myself have put countless hours into the Black Ops multiplayer, and while we’re all a bit intrigued by Battlefield 3, picking up Modern Warfare 3 was already a foregone conclusion. The following trailer, which showcases some of the maps, loadouts, and perks of the ... Read More »