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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

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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

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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
Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Destiny hits 9.5m registered users, Destiny 2 already in development

Activision has said that Bungie’s shooter Destiny has attracted 9.5m registered users since its September 9th release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 9:24AM in News
Activision believes Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could still outsell Ghosts

Activision believes Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could still outsell Ghosts

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could yet outsell its predecessor Ghosts, the CEO of Activision Publishing Eric Hirshberg has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Some users who chose to buy the latest Call of Duty via either PSN or XBL are experiencing problems getting the game up and running on their machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 9:48AM in News

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Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Destiny content was not cut to sell as DLC, Bungie insists

Bungie has insisted that it did not cut any content from shooter Destiny so it could sell it at an additional premium as DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 3:25PM in News
GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

Activision and GAME are this year allowing fans who queue up for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare at midnight to get the game a day earlier than everyone else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 1:58PM in News
Noriega's Black Ops II lawsuit thrown out of court

Noriega's Black Ops II lawsuit thrown out of court

The LA Superior Court has dismissed a lawsuit from former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega aimed at Call of Duty: Black Ops II publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

Destiny's first DLC will cost £19.99, is out in December

The first expansion for Destiny, The Dark Below, has been priced and dated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2014 at 12:58PM in News
Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Call of Duty 'has peaked'; AW expected to sell 70% less than Black Ops 2

Next week’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell 70 per cent fewer units than 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2014 at 3:31PM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

It seems that World of Warcraft is regaining some of its previously lost users ahead of its next big expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
3.2m people play Destiny every day

3.2m people play Destiny every day

Bungie has revealed a host of impressive Destiny stats a month on from the game’s launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2014 at 11:00AM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare supports free next-gen upgrades

Activision doesn’t want you to hold back on buying the next Call of Duty should you be hoping for a next-gen console this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 11:05AM in News
Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Analyst doesn't expect Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare to match Ghosts sales

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare could sell up to 15 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor Call of Duty: Ghosts, one analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 10:42AM in News