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Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

Call of Duty franchise has sold 175m copies

The Call of Duty series has sold 175m units, Activision has revealed ahead of this year's CoD Championship.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 27th 2015 at 2:06AM in News
Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

Destiny and Monument Valley crowned at BAFTAs

The British Academy Games Awards were held last night, with big wins for several UK studios including Ustwo Games, Creative Assembly and Roll7.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 13th 2015 at 11:56AM in News
Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

Read the remarkable story of Guitar Hero in this week's issue of MCV

As Guitar Hero prepares to walk on stage once more, we speak to some of the minds behind the blockbuster series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 12th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
75,000 fans sign petition for Modern Warfare 2 remake

75,000 fans sign petition for Modern Warfare 2 remake

A significant number of Call of Duty fans are calling for a remake of Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 for PS4 and Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2015 at 4:59PM in News

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Guitar Hero is making a return this year, report claims

Guitar Hero is making a return this year, report claims

A new entry in Activision’s Guitar Hero series is in development and will be released this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Call of Duty World Championships

Call of Duty EU finals come to London as team closes doors

Activision are pitting the top 28 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare teams in Europe against each other at the end of this month in London for their share of a ...

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Feb 10th 2015 at 4:25PM in News
Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Activision confirms Treyarch developing next Call of Duty

Call of Duty's 2015 entry will be developed by Treyarch, franchise publisher Activison has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:34PM in News
Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Destiny and Hearthstone make $850m as Skylanders becomes a $3bn franchise

Activision Blizzard has posted full year net revenue of $4.4bn thanks to the success of four key franchises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2015 at 9:32AM in News

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Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Coveted Destiny add-on sells 1.1m+ units in one weekend

Bungie temporarily put a highly sought after weapon up for sale in Destiny last week, and the resulting stampede of interests demonstrates the ongoing interest in Activision’s title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:38AM in News
VIDEO: John Malkovich stars in next Call of Duty DLC

VIDEO: John Malkovich stars in next Call of Duty DLC

You’ve already seen Kevin Spacey in the main game, and now more Hollywood talent has stepped up to star in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s upcoming zombie DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Disney Infinity and Skylanders dispute 2014 toys-to-life crown

Which was the best selling franchise in 2014 – Disney Infinity or Skylanders? That all depends on who you ask.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 9:37AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ends 2014 on top of UK charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare ends 2014 on top of UK charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the New Year No.1 in the latest GfK Chart-Track Top 40.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare crowned 2014's UK Christmas No.1

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare crowned 2014's UK Christmas No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty series has for the fifth time in UK history claimed the title of Christmas No.1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2014 at 9:47AM in News
MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

MCV's 12 Games of Christmas: Destiny

When Bungie decided to give up on its world conquering Halo franchise and build something completely new, we all thought it was mad.

on Dec 18th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

COD: Advanced Warfare is 2014's best selling US game, but sales dip up to 27% year-on-year

Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the best selling game to date in the US, although analysts suggest that sales are down on predecessor Ghosts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

Destiny locks multiplayer event behind a paywall

The first paid expansion to Destiny has been released – and with it comes a punishment for non-DLC buying players.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2014 at 4:20PM in News

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Destiny DLC is locking game for some PS4 owners

Destiny DLC is locking game for some PS4 owners

Some PS4 owners who have pre-ordered Destiny’s The Dark Below DLC have been left unable to play the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Bungie says it can be difficult to review modern games

Interconnected, heavily socialised games such as Destiny are asking questions of how the press reviews games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2014 at 10:50AM in News
Activision striking against Advanced Warfare glitch and/or cheat videos

Activision striking against Advanced Warfare glitch and/or cheat videos

Publisher Activision has been issuing copyright strikes on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare videos that depict either game glitches and/or cheating, a report claims.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Activision finally releases some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare numbers

Activision finally releases some Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare numbers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the biggest entertainment launch of the year – that’s the headline from Activision’s long-awaited sales press release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed launch week console game of 2014, video platform Twitch has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 17th 2014 at 7:02AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare beats Ghosts' week one UK numbers, tops charts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare beats Ghosts' week one UK numbers, tops charts

As revealed by MCV earlier today, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has bettered the week one sales numbers of predecessor Ghosts, grabbing the UK No.1 in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare UK sales up year-on-year, says Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare UK sales up year-on-year, says Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was bigger in its first week than Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 10th 2014 at 1:31PM in News
Tony Hawk will return to consoles in 2015

Tony Hawk will return to consoles in 2015

Five years on from its last proper console release, the Tony Hawk series will return next year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Maybe it's time Call of Duty went somewhere else

Maybe it's time Call of Duty went somewhere else

Ok, so as it turns out, even a quiet year for Call of Duty can be quite noisy.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:10AM in News