Entries in 'modern warfare 2' (105)

Modern Warfare 2's Favela map pulled after Muslims claim offense

Modern Warfare 2's Favela map pulled after Muslims claim offense

Activision has confirmed the removal of one of Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer maps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 1:08PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Development duties on worldwide hit Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 were nearly taken from Infinity Ward and handed to Treyarch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2012 at 9:43AM in News
Battlefield 3 fails to topple COD from Xbox Live league

Battlefield 3 fails to topple COD from Xbox Live league

Sales have been strong and the critical reception not bad, but Battlefield 3 has failed to clear the first hurdle in its race against the behemoth that is Call of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
Sledgehammer: Forget Battlefield, MW2 is the game to beat

Sledgehammer: Forget Battlefield, MW2 is the game to beat

Call of Duty developer Sledgehammer Games says its big adversary is Modern Warfare 2, not Battlefield.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2011 at 8:36AM in News

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West, Zampella case begins in May

West, Zampella case begins in May

The date has been set for the trial that will settle Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella lawsuit against Activision.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
No Xbox Live problems, MS insists

No Xbox Live problems, MS insists

The phishing warning Microsoft issued yesterday was not indicative of any Xbox Live vulnerabilities, the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2011 at 3:51PM in News
UK CHARTS: Black Ops returns to No.1

UK CHARTS: Black Ops returns to No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops has once again secured to the top spot of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 21st 2011 at 9:42AM in News
Infinity Ward taking on PS3 hackers

Infinity Ward taking on PS3 hackers

Those using hacks to exploit the online component of Modern Warfare 2 are on borrowed time, according to the game's developer Infinity Ward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2011 at 10:50AM in News

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EA email: 'Zampella delayed MW2 DLC for us'

EA email: 'Zampella delayed MW2 DLC for us'

Vince Zampella agreed to delay Call of Duty DLC so EA could release a game unchallenged, an internal email has alleged.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 21st 2011 at 9:47AM in News
Activision to close PSN COD servers?

Activision to close PSN COD servers?

PS3 owners may find themselves unable to play the latest Call of Duty titles online after Activision admitted it’s considering pulling PSN support from the games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2011 at 10:56AM in News
Treyarch ‘doesn’t get credit it deserves’

Treyarch ‘doesn’t get credit it deserves’

Treyarch, which has for a long time been seen as the underdog to Call of Duty series’ creator Infinity Ward, does not get the credit it deserves for the role ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 11:32AM in News
Pachter: Black Ops won’t better MW2

Pachter: Black Ops won’t better MW2

Call of Duty: Black Ops will not outshine the record-breaking performance of its predecessor Modern Warfare 2, according to Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2010 at 2:30PM in News

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Black Ops claims record pre-orders

Black Ops claims record pre-orders

Retailer GameStop has confirmed that it has received a record number of pre-orders for Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, which releases worldwide on November 9th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2010 at 11:40AM in News
Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

Modern Warfare 2 still rules Xbox Live

The long awaited release of Halo Reach last week was the biggest games event of 2010 – but 2009’s gaming champ isn’t much impressed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 9:30AM in News
Activision aims to trump MW2 sales record

Activision aims to trump MW2 sales record

Activision reckons it can break its own sales record when Black Ops arrives on November 9th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2010 at 10:00AM in News
MW2 claims all-time UK crown

MW2 claims all-time UK crown

It didn’t pass the finishing line quite as fast as Chart-Track had predicted, but at long last Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has cemented its position as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 2:27PM in News

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MW2 closing in on UK sales record

MW2 closing in on UK sales record

Having surged back up the charts to claim second spot in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track Top 40 this week, Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 should in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 1:42PM in News
Activision ‘has begun to slip’

Activision ‘has begun to slip’

In a damning assessment of Activision’s quarterly financial report, analyst Michael Pachter has claimed that he fears “Activision has begun to slip a bit” and that November’s Call of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2010 at 2:34PM in News
Black Ops getting ‘biggest investment ever’

Black Ops getting ‘biggest investment ever’

Bobby Kotick has said that his company Activision is spending more on marketing this November’s Call of Duty: Black Ops than it has spent on any other title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2010 at 12:11PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 demo finally lands

Modern Warfare 2 demo finally lands

Activision has at last released a demo of smash hit FPS Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Call of Duty map pack sales hit 20m

Call of Duty map pack sales hit 20m

Life-to-date sales of Call of Duty map packs have surpassed 20 million units.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 10:43AM in News
Sainsbury’s: £26 MW2 put us on the map

Sainsbury’s: £26 MW2 put us on the map

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has established Sainsbury’s as a major player in games, claims the supermarket.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 5:31PM in News
Viral ‘PS4’ ads get tongues wagging

Viral ‘PS4’ ads get tongues wagging

Two videos apparently originating from Japan and highlighting the new 3D functions of Sony’s PS3 have sent internet rumour-mongers into a frenzy – partially because both seem to feature the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 10th 2010 at 10:47AM in News
Xploder selling MW2 game saves

Xploder selling MW2 game saves

Once the cornerstone of many gamers’ habit, the advent of Achievements and Trophies has not been kind to the cheats sector – but now specialist Xploder is trying a new ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2010 at 1:05PM in News
Win MW2 Resurgence for Xbox 360

Win MW2 Resurgence for Xbox 360

The second map pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 arrives on Xbox Live today at a cost of 1200 MSP – but one lucky MCV reader is being ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2010 at 5:33PM in News