Entries in 'call of duty' (56)

Star Wars Battlefront, and why the battle for Christmas No.1 has never been more important

Star Wars Battlefront, and why the battle for Christmas No.1 has never been more important

It’s that time of the year again when MCV - and our competitors - start talking about who will be the Christmas No.1.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Call of Duty takes the top spot the week before Christmas No.1

Call of Duty takes the top spot the week before Christmas No.1

One week remains until the UK's Christmas No.1 is decided and Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III is once again the top dog in the UK All Formats chart.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 10:32AM in News
Activision tops US November TV ads

Activision tops US November TV ads

Over $94m was spent on television games advertising for the month of November in America. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 8th 2015 at 1:50PM in News
Black Ops III holds the top spot in Japan

Black Ops III holds the top spot in Japan

The PS4 SKU of Call of Duty: Black Ops III is still No.1 in Japan.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 18th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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91% of Call of Duty Week One sales were on PS4 and Xbox One

91% of Call of Duty Week One sales were on PS4 and Xbox One

The latest entry in Activision’s Call of Duty series goes straight to the top of the UK boxed games charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:18AM in News
Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard has announced the launch of a new film and television studio to produce adaptations for its various franchises.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2015 at 11:37AM in News
Black Ops III's Nuketown multiplayer map is exclusive to GAME

Black Ops III's Nuketown multiplayer map is exclusive to GAME

The Nuketown competitive map has been on many adverts for Activision’s Call of Duty as a pre-order incentive, but it seems it’s not available at all retailers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 6th 2015 at 9:54AM in News
Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Xbox may be enjoying its Halo sales success, but shooter fans are actually switching to PlayStation 4, Sony says.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:35AM in News

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Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Call of Duty pre-orders UP year-on-year

Video game pre-orders are on the decline, but Activision says that Call of Duty: Black Ops III pre-orders are bucking the trend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 3:19PM in News
300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

300 GAME stores to open at midnight for Black Ops 3

GAME’s latest midnight launch will be for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, with a special tournament taking place at its Westfield Stratford store.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News
FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

FIFA 16 UK digital revenue hits £4.5m in September

EA’s smash hit FIFA 16 dominated the digital market just as much as the physical one, new figures from SuperData reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2015 at 11:27AM in News
No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will not receive all of the post-release DLC pencilled in for the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 11:03AM in News

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Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

Retail: Are you ready for the busiest five weeks of the year?

If you work in games retail, you might want to take a deep breath before looking at the release schedule for the next month.

on Oct 16th 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Lime Distribution

Margin Makers: Guide to Lime Distribution

Lime certainly has a zest for accessories and peripherals.

on Sep 29th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Activision creates Call of Duty World League ahead of BLOPS 3 launch

Activision creates Call of Duty World League ahead of BLOPS 3 launch

Activision, publishers of the perennial Call of Duty franchise, today announced they are forming a standardised global league for eSports competition.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Sep 24th 2015 at 3:18PM in News
Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Sony’s new marketing tie-up with Activision’s Call of Duty will extend to the eSports arena.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:37PM in News

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Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

Candy Crush is Britain's favourite game

The popularity of Candy Crush among women and older gamers has led it to be voted as the UK’s favourite title.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2015 at 4:37PM in News
Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

Black Ops 3's Juggernog Edition comes with a working mini-fridge

There’s been night vision goggles, remote-control cars and drones – and now Call of Duty has stepped up its collector’s edition offering once again.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 10th 2015 at 11:38AM in News
Activision thinks about Call of Duty remasters 'a lot'

Activision thinks about Call of Duty remasters 'a lot'

The Call of Duty series could be in line for the next-gen remaster treatment, if Activision comments are anything to go by.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2015 at 1:02PM in News
Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Call of Duty is now in camp PlayStation, but developer Treyarch insists Xbox fans should not worry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:27PM in News
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is also headed to PS3 and Xbox 360

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is also headed to PS3 and Xbox 360

The third Call of Duty: Black Ops title is coming to last-gen, but definitely won’t match up to its PS4 and Xbox One counterparts, Activision has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets official trailer and release date

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 gets official trailer and release date

We now have a concrete idea of what Call of Duty will look like when it arrives in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops III tease sets the stage for upcoming shooter

VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops III tease sets the stage for upcoming shooter

Activision has released a live-action short that lays out the premise for this year’s Call of Duty instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:34AM in News
'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

'Absolute madness': retail bemoans shooter pile-up

The three biggest games of the year will all come out within weeks of one another.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 10:09AM in News
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