Entries in 'call of duty' (112)

Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Future in doubt for Activision's UK studio The Blast Furnace

Activision is in discussions over the future of UK Call of Duty mobile developer The Blast Furnace.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 31st 2014 at 5:00PM in News
50 Things to look forward to in 2014

50 Things to look forward to in 2014

MCV takes a look at the biggest releases and events that will affect the games industry in the next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 15th 2014 at 4:06PM in News
Call of Duty odds-on for Christmas No.1

Call of Duty odds-on for Christmas No.1

No game will come close to beating Call of Duty: Ghosts for Christmas No.1, say leading betting agencies.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 20th 2013 at 12:04PM in News
Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Call of Duty still top as Gran Turismo 6 stalls at the green light

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts has claimed the Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the third time in four weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 9:43AM in News

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Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

Activision: We listen to Call of Duty fans, not critics

The importance of Call of Duty’s critical response pales compared to the thoughts of the series’ fans, Activision Publishing boss Eric Hirshberg has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 12:07PM in News
Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Activision claims Call of Duty next-gen dominance

Call of Duty: Ghosts has emerged as the big winner in the next-gen games race, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 1:13PM in News
Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Activision says Call of Duty is best-selling PS4 game in US

Call of Duty: Ghosts has been the best selling “retail” game for PS4 in the US since launch, Activision has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 9:58AM in News
Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

Call of Duty's critical-consumer disconnect

It may sometimes feel like there’s a gulf separating those who make and release games and those who buy and play them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2013 at 2:19PM in News

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Call of Duty: Ghosts claims its second UK No.1

Call of Duty: Ghosts claims its second UK No.1

Activision’s latest shooter Call of Duty: Ghosts has topped the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 for the second week in a row.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:40AM in News
Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Tesco wants to be the first destination for Call of Duty fans

Supermarket behemoth Tesco wants to be seen as the ‘destination’ for Call of Duty launches.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
GTA V UK sales bigger than Battlefield, FIFA, Call of Duty, Batman, Pokemon and Assassin's Creed combined

GTA V UK sales bigger than Battlefield, FIFA, Call of Duty, Batman, Pokemon and Assassin's Creed combined

We all know Grand Theft Auto V was bigger than anything ever. Made more money than any entertainment property, and sold 2m units in the UK alone in just a ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 3:04PM in News
Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Activision hails 'astounding' retail for Call of Duty: Ghosts launch

Publisher Activision has praised retail for their ‘first class’ support of Call of Duty: Ghosts, as over 2,000 stores opened at midnight last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2013 at 12:00PM in News

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Call of Duty sales tumble 50%, but how bad is it?

Call of Duty sales tumble 50%, but how bad is it?

Call of Duty: Ghosts UK launch sales are around 50 per cent lower than Call of Duty: Black Ops II, retail sources have told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:12AM in News
Shock - Call of Duty: Ghosts is UK No.1

Shock - Call of Duty: Ghosts is UK No.1

Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts is, of course, the new UK No.1 according to the latest UKIE GfK Chart-Track figures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 8:57AM in News
If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

If you include digital, Black Ops II has had the biggest year for a video game ever

Black Ops II’s digital revenue alone for the last 12 months would place it as the year’s third biggest game behind Grand Theft Auto V and Skylanders Giants.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2013 at 11:01AM in News
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

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ACIV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4 pip COD: Ghosts in social media wars

ACIV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4 pip COD: Ghosts in social media wars

The latest social media research from Way To Blue suggests that Call of Duty: Ghosts is lagging behind the competition in terms of social media buzz.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 3:30PM 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
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
Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-load is live on PSN

Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-load is live on PSN

PS3 owners can start downloading Call of Duty: Ghosts on their PS3 right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Head to GAME Stratford for your official Call of Duty: Ghosts launch event

Head to GAME Stratford for your official Call of Duty: Ghosts launch event

The official UK launch event for Call of Duty: Ghosts will take place at GAME’s Stratford store at Westfield tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 10:42AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts - price roundup, where's cheapest?

Call of Duty: Ghosts - price roundup, where's cheapest?

The big hits just keep coming this time of year and tonight it’s the turn of Call of Duty: Ghosts, which arrives worldwide at midnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 10:24AM 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