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Indies praise MW2 launch support

Indies praise MW2 launch support

Indie retailers have praised Activision Blizzard and Centresoft for their support during the launch of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 3:53PM in News
Indie cries foul over MW2 date breaks

Indie cries foul over MW2 date breaks

Independent retailer Gameseek is protesting against competitors that broke the street date on Activision Blizzard’s Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 3:27PM in News
US: 10,000 MW2 midnight launches

US: 10,000 MW2 midnight launches

A record number of North American stores opened at midnight last night to usher in Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 2:52PM in News
US: MW2 smashes GameStop records

US: MW2 smashes GameStop records

US retail giant GameStop has revealed it received more pre-orders for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 than any other game before it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 2:32PM in News

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Modern Warfare will thrash GTA sales, says HMV

Modern Warfare will thrash GTA sales, says HMV

HMV has forecast Modern Warfare 2 will become the first game to top one million week-one UK sales – taking the title as the industry’s fastest-selling software release of all ...

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 10th 2009 at 1:45PM in News
2,000 midnight MW2 launches

2,000 midnight MW2 launches

Over 2,000 UK stores held a midnight launch for Activision Blizzard’s Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 last night.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 10:23AM in News
MW2 kicks off with Leicester Square premiere

MW2 kicks off with Leicester Square premiere

The industry was out in force for the launch of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, as Activision celebrated the game’s release with a Leicester Square premiere.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2009 at 10:17AM in News
INTERVIEW: Activision Blizzard UK

INTERVIEW: Activision Blizzard UK

As the Activision Blizzard prepares to launch Modern Warfare 2 next week, MCV caught up with the firm’s UK management team for an in-depth look at the past, present and ...

by Ed Fear
on Nov 6th 2009 at 11:31AM in News

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Activision: 'Guitar Hero as respected as Harley Davidson'

Activision: 'Guitar Hero as respected as Harley Davidson'

Super-publisher Activision has called its Hero franchise as respected as Harley Davidson and the iPhone.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 5th 2009 at 9:47AM in News
INTERVIEW: Activision Blizzard UK

INTERVIEW: Activision Blizzard UK

As the Activision Blizzard prepares to launch Modern Warfare 2 next week, MCV caught up with the firm’s UK management team for an in-depth look at the past, present and ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 4th 2009 at 4:29PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 already pirated?

Modern Warfare 2 already pirated?

Activision Blizzard’s Modern Warfare 2 has been illegally downloaded over a week before release, according to blogs dedicated to the game.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 3rd 2009 at 10:19AM in News
AUSTRALIA: MW2 terrorism outrage

AUSTRALIA: MW2 terrorism outrage

An Australian lobbyist group has called for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to be reclassified after it emerged gamers can play as a terrorist in the game.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 30th 2009 at 10:46AM in News

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Modern Warfare 2 to smash GTA sales record

Modern Warfare 2 to smash GTA sales record

Activision’s wealthiest competitors are preparing themselves for a ‘Modern Warfare 2 Christmas’ – forecasting that the game will hit a record-breaking 1.7m UK sales in its opening week.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 29th 2009 at 11:48AM in News
LEGO Indy 2, Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition dated

LEGO Indy 2, Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition dated

Both LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition will be released in November.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 28th 2009 at 3:25PM in News
Blizzard's next MMO “broader” than WoW

Blizzard's next MMO “broader” than WoW

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has revealed the company’s next MMO will boast a broader appeal than World Of Warcraft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 15th 2009 at 11:26AM in News
Big Brother launches Guitar Hero 5 Hefner ads

Big Brother launches Guitar Hero 5 Hefner ads

Activision Blizzard’s Guitar Hero 5 marketing campaign will begin during tonight’s Big Brother final.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 4th 2009 at 2:40PM in News

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Heroic sponsorship deals for Activision

Heroic sponsorship deals for Activision

Activision says it will invest in more festival sponsorships than ever, after successfully debuting the DJ Hero brand at the Notting Hill Carnival.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 4th 2009 at 12:46PM in News
Guitar Hero 5 dated

Guitar Hero 5 dated

Guitar Hero 5 will be released in the UK on September 11th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 25th 2009 at 5:15PM in News
Activision: 'Our Q4 line-up is strongest ever'

Activision: 'Our Q4 line-up is strongest ever'

In its Q2 earnings announcement this evening Activision CEO Bobby Kotick said that the firm's Christmas line-up was its strongest ever.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:33PM in News
StarCraft II delayed to 2010

StarCraft II delayed to 2010

Activision has confirmed in its quarterly financials today that Blizzard's PC title StarCraft II will launch next year.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:30PM in News
Activision Euro market share increases

Activision Euro market share increases

Activision has said its share of the European software market grew to over 10 per cent in the last financial quarter.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:21PM in News
$1bn Q2 revenues for Activision

$1bn Q2 revenues for Activision

Activision made over $1bn in revenues during the June financial quarter, the firm reported this evening.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:19PM in News
Activision threat rejected by Sony

Activision threat rejected by Sony

Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer has labeled recent threats from Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick as “noise”.

by Rob Crossley
on Jul 8th 2009 at 10:24AM in News
Analyst: Modern Warfare 2 to outsell all 2009 releases

Analyst: Modern Warfare 2 to outsell all 2009 releases

A Janco Partners’ analyst has estimated that sales of Activision Blizzard’s Modern Warfare 2 will surpass 11.1 million units by the end of 2009.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 15th 2009 at 11:22AM in News
MICROSOFT: Microsoft secures Modern Warfare 2 DLC

MICROSOFT: Microsoft secures Modern Warfare 2 DLC

Two downloadable packages for Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 are set to be timed exclusives for the Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 1st 2009 at 7:52PM in News