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Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Activision says console transition behind lower Call of Duty sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts sales are down compared to Black Ops II, Activision has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 9:36AM in News
$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

$1bn worth of Call of Duty: Ghosts sold into retail on day one

Call of Duty: Ghosts has apparently ‘sold more than $1 billion of Call of Duty: Ghosts into retail stores worldwide as of day one’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 1:40PM in News
Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said that the comparatively lukewarm critical reception to Call of Duty: Ghosts is unlikely to dent the game’s sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

IGN has compiled a video comparison showing how Call of Duty: Ghosts performs on current-gen and next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 1:07PM in News

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Infinity Ward had Call of Duty: Ghosts running at 1080p on Xbox One

Infinity Ward had Call of Duty: Ghosts running at 1080p on Xbox One

Call of Duty: Ghosts developer Infinity Ward has at last explained the reason for the resolution discrepancy of the game between PS4 and Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 2:56PM in News
VIDEO: Megan Fox stars in live-action Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer

VIDEO: Megan Fox stars in live-action Call of Duty: Ghosts trailer

Call of Duty: Ghosts is out tomorrow, and Activision has launched a new hype-inducing trailer to boot.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 4th 2013 at 10:02AM in News
The Medal of Honor killer: A Call of Duty story

The Medal of Honor killer: A Call of Duty story

Over the decades, the global video games industry has seen some fierce rivalries. Sonic vs Mario. FIFA vs PES. Xbox vs PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2013 at 11:24AM in News
Activision to host star-studded Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Activision to host star-studded Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

It's almost Call of Duty time, and Activision is planning a star-studded launch party to celebrate.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 30th 2013 at 12:17PM in News

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Activision confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction as co-op mode

Activision confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction as co-op mode

Activision has officially revealed the new Extinction mode for Call of Duty: Ghosts, confirming that a co-op fight against aliens will be included when the game launches next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 29th 2013 at 5:45AM in News
Infinity Ward teases alien-focused Call of Duty: Ghosts mode Extinction

Infinity Ward teases alien-focused Call of Duty: Ghosts mode Extinction

Infinity Ward has teased what will apparently be a new mode featuring aliens in Call of Duty: Ghosts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:37AM in News
Activision's Blur IP has returned

Activision's Blur IP has returned

New publishing label Marmalade Play has today released an Android racer carrying the Blur name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
New, official Call of Duty: Ghosts PC specs are less demanding

New, official Call of Duty: Ghosts PC specs are less demanding

The official minimum PC requirements for Call of Duty: Ghosts have been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 1:08PM in News

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ShopTo resolves Call of Duty: Ghosts dispute, but will Royal Mail strike scupper plans?

ShopTo resolves Call of Duty: Ghosts dispute, but will Royal Mail strike scupper plans?

Call of Duty: Ghosts is now available from ShopTo.net after the retailer and Activision settled their differences regarding the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2013 at 12:51PM in News
Changing times - what future lies ahead for Call of Duty?

Changing times - what future lies ahead for Call of Duty?

Activision doesn’t like to make things easy for itself.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 11:45AM in News
Here are the many ways you can buy Call of Duty: Ghosts on both current and next-gen

Here are the many ways you can buy Call of Duty: Ghosts on both current and next-gen

With next-gen machines just around the corner, the problem faced by many publishers is how to combat potential disruption to sales of cross-generation titles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 11:00AM in News

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Activision wants to reclaim GTA V sales record one day

Activision wants to reclaim GTA V sales record one day

Last month Grand Theft Auto V smashed Call of Duty’s record for the biggest video game launch ever. And now Activision wants that record back. At least one day.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Exclusive Skylander Figure available at Asda

Exclusive Skylander Figure available at Asda

To celebrate the release of Skylanders SWAP Force, Asda will be selling an exclusive figurine.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 10th 2013 at 12:32PM in News
Two new Transformers bundles on the way this Christmas

Two new Transformers bundles on the way this Christmas

Activision is to release two Transformers game bundles this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 3:44PM in News
Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Activision Blizzard to appeal for Vivendi split next month

Call of Duty publisher Activision will attempt to overturn a court decision that has prevented it from buying out its current owner Vivendi.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 25th 2013 at 11:21AM in News
GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

GameStop reveals European next-gen game upgrade offer

Gamers on the continent intending to upgrade key games from current to next-gen have been given another option by retailer GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 2:54PM in News
Vivendi's Activision sale blocked, though publisher pledges to push deal through

Vivendi's Activision sale blocked, though publisher pledges to push deal through

Activision’s proposed buyout from current owner Vivendi has been blocked following a lawsuit filed in a Delaware court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 11:35AM in News
Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

Skylanders revenue hits $1.5bn

A day after Disney hailed the success of Disney Infinity, rival Activision has emphasised the on going dominance of its own toy/games crossover brand.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 3:25PM in News
Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Here's how to upgrade to next-gen Call of Duty: Ghosts

Those wanting to buy both the current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts have a number of options open to them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 1:32PM in News