Entries in 'call of duty' (157)

How well did Call of Duty do? Find out... this afternoon (maybe)

How well did Call of Duty do? Find out... this afternoon (maybe)

The UK games retail charts will not be available until this afternoon, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 10th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to shooter accessories and merchandise

It’s little surprise that the shooter genre continues to be one of the biggest games markets in the world. MCV locks and loads

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 7th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
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
UPDATE: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare blocks SharePlay on PS4

UPDATE: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare blocks SharePlay on PS4

PS4 owners are not able to use Sony’s new SharePlay feature to access Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 12:58PM in News

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Sledgehammer co-founder: Call of Duty community is not toxic or misogynistic

Sledgehammer co-founder: Call of Duty community is not toxic or misogynistic

Misogyny is not common within Call of Duty’s online community, Sledgehammer’s co-founder and head of development Michael Condrey has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 3:31PM 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
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - where's cheapest?

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - where's cheapest?

Gamers worldwide are as of today able to head out and buy Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 9:53AM in News

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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
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
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare single player is longer than you think

There will be a bigger single player offering in the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare than those found in recent COD titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Activision dismisses Manual Noriega's 'absurd' Call of Duty lawsuit

Publisher Activision is looking to have a lawsuit filed by former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega thrown out of court.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 3:26PM in News

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Romero: Call of Duty is 'expected - you know what the next one is going to be like'

Romero: Call of Duty is 'expected - you know what the next one is going to be like'

Doom creator John Romero has criticised the lack of creativity in the Call of Duty series and argued that first person shooter developers need to start thinking differently.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

Pre-order bonus for those who buy Destiny AND Call of Duty from GAME

GAME is offering an extra bit of content for Destiny – but with a big caveat.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 2:21PM in News
Report: Activision wants its own movie studio to turn Call of Duty and Skylanders into films

Report: Activision wants its own movie studio to turn Call of Duty and Skylanders into films

Activision's unusual relationship with Hollywood took another turn this week, with reports that the publisher is looking to open its own TV and movie studio.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

1TB Call of Duty Xbox One is exclusive to GAME in the UK

Retailer GAME has grabbed a big hardware exclusive for this Q4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 11:24AM in News

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Call of Duty's three-year dev cycle gives studios "freedom to fail"

Call of Duty's three-year dev cycle gives studios "freedom to fail"

The shift from a two-year to a three-year development cycle for the Call of Duty development cycle gives developers more scope to be creative and possibly make mistakes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:57PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: Call of Duty devs hired eSports experts for Advanced Warfare

MCV @ GAMESCOM: Call of Duty devs hired eSports experts for Advanced Warfare

ESports will play a major role in this year’s Call of Duty once again, and developer Sledgehammer has even hired competitive gamers to help.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2014 at 8:14AM in News
VIDEO: See the Golden Gate Bridge destroyed in new Call of Duty gameplay short

VIDEO: See the Golden Gate Bridge destroyed in new Call of Duty gameplay short

The latest Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare short ups the drama by destroying one of the USA's most iconic landmarks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 4:19PM in News
MICROSOFT: 1TB Call of Duty Xbox One announced

MICROSOFT: 1TB Call of Duty Xbox One announced

A 1TB version of the Xbox One console is incoming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Call of Duty shines in Cologne as Activision bids to boost pre-orders

Call of Duty shines in Cologne as Activision bids to boost pre-orders

In Activision's recent financials, CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed a worrying statistic.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2014 at 11:03AM in News
Pre-order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, play it a day early

Pre-order Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, play it a day early

Activision hopes to boost pre-orders of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare by letting customers play the game 24-hours early.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2014 at 7:00PM in News
Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Video game pre-orders are in decline, and Call of Duty 'is not immune'

Despite the seemingly growing emphasis publishers place on pre-orders, they are in fact in decline.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 10:49AM in News
Call of Duty beats X-Men and Planet of the Apes in YouTube charts

Call of Duty beats X-Men and Planet of the Apes in YouTube charts

The reveal trailer for Activision’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was the single most watched video on YouTube in the quarter ending June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Activision confirms three Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Limited Editions

Activision confirms three Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Limited Editions

Three Limited Edition versions of the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare have been detailed by publisher Activision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 2:26PM in News