Entries in 'call of duty' (574)

COD XP beta invites issued today

COD XP beta invites issued today

Activision has confirmed that the first wave of invites for the Call of Duty Elite beta have been sent out to selected fans today.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2011 at 11:40AM in News
Analyst thinks Battlefield 3 will steal MW3 players

Analyst thinks Battlefield 3 will steal MW3 players

Activision's decision to introduce a part-premium online service for the next Call of Duty will cause a “small number” of players to defect to EA's rival shooter Battlefield 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 10:19AM in News
Fan focus as Activision ups the ante in franchise battleground

Fan focus as Activision ups the ante in franchise battleground

An intensive live event designed to engage and excite Call of Duty fans will make them forget all about EA’s rival Battlefield.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 11th 2011 at 11:46AM in News
Modern Warfare 3 to cater for the colour-blind

Modern Warfare 3 to cater for the colour-blind

One of the most high-profile game series of the past ten years is to introduce a new mode for those affected by Colour Vision Deficiency.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Jul 8th 2011 at 2:29PM in News

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Call of Duty Elite is "the best free games service ever made"

Call of Duty Elite is "the best free games service ever made"

Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg is supremely confident in the Call of Duty online service the publisher is launching with Modern Warfare 3. In fact he thinks Call of Duty Elite’s ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 8th 2011 at 9:22AM in News
COD: XP convention to debut in September

COD: XP convention to debut in September

The first iteration of Call of Duty: XP will be held in Los Angeles this September.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 30th 2011 at 11:42AM in News
Treyarch hints at more Black Ops DLC

Treyarch hints at more Black Ops DLC

There could be more map packs in the works for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 29th 2011 at 10:58AM in News
Black Ops breaks UK sales record

Black Ops breaks UK sales record

Call of Duty: Black Ops has become the biggest selling game in UK games market history, GfK ChartTrack has just confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 28th 2011 at 1:13PM in News

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Sledgehammer's COD spin-off on hold

Sledgehammer's COD spin-off on hold

Activision has said that the mysterious "action-adventure" instalment to the Call of Duty franchise is on hold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2011 at 11:29AM in News
Black Ops gets Limited Edition

Black Ops gets Limited Edition

Activision is to release a new Limited Edition version for Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2011 at 1:12PM in News
Riccitiello: Elite coming too early

Riccitiello: Elite coming too early

John Riccitiello believes Activision is "leading with its chin" when it comes to launching Elite.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 17th 2011 at 11:27AM in News
COD Annihilation DLC due this month

COD Annihilation DLC due this month

Activision has announced that the next Call of Duty: Black Ops DLC will go live on June 28th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 16th 2011 at 3:43PM in News

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Third Black Ops DLC dated

Third Black Ops DLC dated

A leaked GameStop poster has revealed that the next DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops will be released on Tuesday June 28th, according to Kotaku.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2011 at 11:20AM in News
Wii U 'friendlier' to core games

Wii U 'friendlier' to core games

Nintendo's upcoming Wii U will be a far "friendlier" platform to traditional hardcore gamers and publishers who release games for that audience.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 12:18PM in News
2m sign up for COD Elite beta

2m sign up for COD Elite beta

More than two million consumers have signed up to participate in the upcoming Call of Duty Elite public beta.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 14th 2011 at 11:02AM in News
Activision: We had to unite COD audience

Activision: We had to unite COD audience

The need to support Call of Duty's 30m worldwide user base is the reason behind Activision's decision to press ahead with plans for the premium Call of Duty Elite service, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2011 at 11:49AM in News

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Dev criticises Call of Duty strategy

Dev criticises Call of Duty strategy

One indie developer has lashed out both at Activision's decision to charge a fee for Call of Duty Elite and its failure, in his opinion, to evolve the franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2011 at 10:31AM in News
E3 2011: COD Elite free features detailed

E3 2011: COD Elite free features detailed

Activision has confirmed many of the features that will be free to use when Call of Duty Elite launches later this year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2011 at 3:29PM in News
E3 2011: Activision's line-up detailed

E3 2011: Activision's line-up detailed

Activision has announced full details of its line-up for this year’s E3 Expo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2011 at 1:43PM in News
E32011: COD Elite beta kicks off in July

E32011: COD Elite beta kicks off in July

The public beta for Call of Duty: Elite is expected to go live on July 14th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2011 at 1:25PM in News
E3 2011: COD Escalation hits PS3 this week

E3 2011: COD Escalation hits PS3 this week

Call of Duty: Black Ops’ Escalation map pack will be released for PlayStation 3 on June 10th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2011 at 11:21AM in News
Why less is more at Activision

Why less is more at Activision

Ooutside of the BFG that Call of Duty represents, Activision actually has a relatively slimmer slate of tentpole titles than in recent years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Elite is “the future of connected entertainment”

Elite is “the future of connected entertainment”

The man in charge of Modern Warfare 3 co-developer Beachhead has outlined his lofty ambitions for the pioneering new console service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 3:00PM in News
COD Elite: 'It's something we have to get right'

COD Elite: 'It's something we have to get right'

This year’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 represents far more than just another addition to the popular series – it’s also about a big step from a major publisher ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 3:00PM in News
IN DETAIL: Call of Duty Elite

IN DETAIL: Call of Duty Elite

Activision has at last detailed the mysterious premium Call of Duty: Elite service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2011 at 3:00PM in News