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All signs point to GTA V at E3

All signs point to GTA V at E3

It's looking increasingly likely that Rockstar will lift the lid on Grand Theft Auto V at E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 10:59AM in News
Sony admits to developing ‘smartphone product’

Sony admits to developing ‘smartphone product’

It’s clearly not yet ready to talk openly about either the PlayStation Phone or the PSP 2, but Sony has at least gone as far as to confess that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 8:51AM in News
Mad Catz making Black Ops accessories

Mad Catz making Black Ops accessories

Call of Duty: Black Ops will get its own line of branded peripherals after Mad Catz announced a deal with Activision today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 1st 2010 at 5:32PM in News
Battlefield ‘potential Modern Warfare killer’

Battlefield ‘potential Modern Warfare killer’

It’s still riding high in the upper echelons of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, and now one analyst has predicted that EA’s Battlefield: Bad Company franchise could ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 5:48PM in News

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Infinity Ward still on COD duty?

Infinity Ward still on COD duty?

We know that new Activision studio Sledgehammer is working on a brand new ‘action-adventure’ entry in the Call of Duty series. We know that Infinity Ward is working on DLC ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2010 at 1:32PM in News
New developer for Call of Duty

New developer for Call of Duty

Following a day of intense speculation surrounding Activision and Infinity Ward, the publisher has confirmed the departure of bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella from the successful studio – and ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 10:35PM in News
More evidence for COD: Vietnam

More evidence for COD: Vietnam

The rumours that Treyarch’s next Call of Duty title will be set in Vietnam have resurfaced once again after an unearthed document for an LA casting call made reference to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2010 at 11:41AM in News
"BC2 is about to make serious noise"

"BC2 is about to make serious noise"

“Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is about to make some serious noise” – that's the claim of the game's executive producer Karl Magnus Troedsson, speaking to MCV in an interview ahead ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 5:12PM in News

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MW2 sold 12m in 2009

MW2 sold 12m in 2009

As part of its all-encompassing detailed report on the global video game market in 2009, GfK-ChartTrack has confirmed that Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 sold nearly 12m units ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 1:22PM in News
Jackson “enjoying games more than films”

Jackson “enjoying games more than films”

As an aside to his current frenzied press schedule to promote his latest film The Lovely Bones, film director Peter Jackson has made the surprise admission that he’s currently getting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2010 at 1:16PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Modern Warfare 2 sales hit $1bn

Publisher Activision has confirmed that total sales of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have just passed $1bn worldwide, according to the firm’s own internal estimates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 1:19PM in News
MW2 tops 2009 UK chart

MW2 tops 2009 UK chart

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been named as the best selling game of 2009 in the UK – despite not hitting the market until mid-November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 12:51PM in News

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MW2 aiming for all-time UK record

MW2 aiming for all-time UK record

As Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 spends its ninth week at the top of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 this week, it has been revealed that the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 12:46PM in News
Halo 3 most played XBL title in 2009

Halo 3 most played XBL title in 2009

Microsoft’s Major Nelson has released the 2009 Xbox Live Charts, and they show that Bungie’s Halo 3 has managed to pip Activision’s trio of popular Call of Duty titles to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 10:48AM in News
UK CHARTS: MW2 claims ninth no.1

UK CHARTS: MW2 claims ninth no.1

For a full rundown of the charts on all formats, check out MCV's vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz – available to view online or download now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2010 at 10:11AM in News
EA: DICE can topple Call of Duty

EA: DICE can topple Call of Duty

In an exclusive interview with MCV, EA Europe’s senior VP Jens Uwe Intat has stated that Swedish studio DICE is one of the few developers out there capable of toppling ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 8th 2010 at 3:13PM in News

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Next COD heading to Vietnam?

Next COD heading to Vietnam?

It’s not the first time such talk has done the rounds, but rumours that the next Call of Duty title will be set in Vietnam have once again resurfaced.

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Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2010 at 11:00AM in News
MW2 raises £250k for War Child

MW2 raises £250k for War Child

Publisher Activision will, as previously pledged, donate £250k to charity War Child following the success of its Game for Good event in conjunction with Game and Microsoft early last ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 2:40PM in News
MW2 most pirated game of ‘09

MW2 most pirated game of ‘09

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was the most pirated game of 2009 according to BitTorrent tracking statistics, Gamasutra reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2010 at 11:02AM in News
A Decade of Christmas Number Ones

A Decade of Christmas Number Ones

2009 is nearly at an end and with it comes the end of the games industry’s most successful ever decade. While each year brings with it a myriad of titles ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2009 at 9:00AM in News
JAPAN: MW2 breaks into Top Five

JAPAN: MW2 breaks into Top Five

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has followed the trend set by fellow Western epic Grand Theft Auto IV by breaking into the higher echelons of the Japanese software ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2009 at 10:17AM in News
Ladbrokes tipping MW2 for Xmas no.1

Ladbrokes tipping MW2 for Xmas no.1

With fellow bookie Paddy Power having already paid out on what it believes is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s victory in this year’s battle for the Christmas number one ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 12:04PM in News
US: MW2 tops 2009 best-sellers list

US: MW2 tops 2009 best-sellers list

Sales tracker NPD has released its 2009 software sales chart for North America and, unsurprisingly, it’s Activision Blizzard’s world-conquering Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that tops the pile.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2009 at 1:41PM in News
UK CHARTS: MW2 still top

UK CHARTS: MW2 still top

It’s five weeks and counting now for Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 as the record-breaking shooter beds in ahead of the key Christmas listings in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2009 at 10:31AM in News
Paddy Power paying out on MW2

Paddy Power paying out on MW2

Though the Christmas number one won’t be announced for another couple of weeks, betting agency Paddy Power has announced that it is paying out on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2009 at 3:44PM in News