Entries in 'Modern Warfare 3' (129)

UK stores report £268m bonanza

UK stores report £268m bonanza

Forget the doom and gloom on the High Street. UK games retailers generated £268m in software sales last month.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
MW3 sets $1bn sales record

MW3 sets $1bn sales record

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has become the fastest piece of entertainment to generate $1bn in sales, toppling movie blockbuster Avatar.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 12th 2011 at 1:31PM in News
EA: Battlefield 3 stole market share from Modern Warfare 3

EA: Battlefield 3 stole market share from Modern Warfare 3

Peter Moore, the high-profile COO of publisher EA, has insisted that its recent release Battlefield 3 successfully captured a slice of Modern Warfare 3’s market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 12:14PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

In its first week of release, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the single best selling product at supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 9:15AM in News

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UK CHARTS: MW3 in control as Top Ten stabilises

UK CHARTS: MW3 in control as Top Ten stabilises

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats No.1 for the third week in a row.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 9:33AM in News
BF3 vs MW3: Which captured the largest TV audience?

BF3 vs MW3: Which captured the largest TV audience?

Both EA’s Battlefield 3 and Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 have been battling to win the hearts and minds of the gaming universe all year with extensive TV ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 25th 2011 at 3:26PM in News
Watch the brilliant Tesco Modern Warfare 3 ad here

Watch the brilliant Tesco Modern Warfare 3 ad here

Tesco is running a cracking new ad to promote Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 25th 2011 at 11:18AM in News
Modern Warfare 3 tops Japanese charts

Modern Warfare 3 tops Japanese charts

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has achieved a rare feat for a Western-developed FPS by debuting at the top of the Japanese software charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 2:29PM in News

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If at first Keith Vaz doesn't succeed he tries, tries and tries again

If at first Keith Vaz doesn't succeed he tries, tries and tries again

Active anti-games campaigner and Labour MP Keith Vaz has raised his fourth early day motion aimed at quelling the effect of violent games, this time targeting Activision’s Modern Warfare 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:18AM in News
Activision corrects Xbox Live user number error

Activision corrects Xbox Live user number error

Publisher Activision has had to correct one of the stats it released following the huge success of Modern warfare 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2011 at 11:50AM in News
Infinity Ward bans 1,600 Modern Warfare 3 cheats

Infinity Ward bans 1,600 Modern Warfare 3 cheats

The makers of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 have moved to ban more than 1,600 players for using known exploits to cheat in the military first person shooter.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Nov 21st 2011 at 10:39AM in News
OPINION: The media's questionable attitude to Modern Warfare 3

OPINION: The media's questionable attitude to Modern Warfare 3

We always love to cheer on the underdog, especially in this country. And in some ways I can just about understand why this embittered attitude is clear to see amongst ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2011 at 3:29PM in News

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Modern Warfare 3 sets 5-day entertainment record

Modern Warfare 3 sets 5-day entertainment record

Activision has named a number of entertainment and retail stats demonstrating the monstrous success that is record breaker Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 1:28PM in News
UK CHARTS: Moshi Monsters beats MW3... on the DS

UK CHARTS: Moshi Monsters beats MW3... on the DS

Trying to better Call of Duty at its own game is a pointless task, right? Trying to chart ahead of the new Call of Duty in its debut week is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 2:52PM in News
UK CHARTS: MW3 is No.1; Biggest UK week ever; Falls short of Black Ops

UK CHARTS: MW3 is No.1; Biggest UK week ever; Falls short of Black Ops

Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has assumed its pre-determined position at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

MW3 vs BF3 - has EA won market share?

Battlefield 3 sold really well. Modern Warfare 3 sold really, REALLY well. But who won the war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 2:41PM in News

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Modern Warfare 3 sells 75 copies PER SECOND

Modern Warfare 3 sells 75 copies PER SECOND

The biggest entertainment launch of all time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 1:56PM in News
Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Modern Warfare 3 IS the world's biggest entertainment launch ever

Activision has confirmed that modern Warfare 3 has shattered the record held by Call of Duty: Black Ops to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 1:36PM in News
Modern Warfare ready to rewrite history. Again

Modern Warfare ready to rewrite history. Again

Petrol stations, green grocers and non-specialists joined the likes of GAME and Gamestation in celebrating the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 10th 2011 at 8:57AM in News
Modern Warfare 3 pre-orders "broke industry records"

Modern Warfare 3 pre-orders "broke industry records"

Ahead of the possible release of concrete numbers later today, Activision has claimed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the most pre-ordered game ever released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2011 at 11:51AM in News
Call of Duty: Elite suffers day one struggles

Call of Duty: Elite suffers day one struggles

Hundreds of thousands of gamers are playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 RIGHT NOW, but the game’s launch has not been completely without hiccups.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 3:06PM in News
Paddy Power paying out on Xmas No.1 betting

Paddy Power paying out on Xmas No.1 betting

We’re used to the absurd PR merry-go-round that is the betting for Christmas No.1, but even by those standards this is a bit odd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 11:51AM in News
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - review roundup

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - review roundup

After what has felt like a long, long wait Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is finally here, and the games press is unanimous for its praise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 9:17AM in News
IN PICTURES: Modern Warfare 3's midnight launch

IN PICTURES: Modern Warfare 3's midnight launch

Last night was cold. And wet. Yet such is the UK public’s lust for digital warfare that thousands took to the streets at midnight last night to be amongst the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 8:33AM in News
MW3 is GAME's most pre-ordered title ever

MW3 is GAME's most pre-ordered title ever

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has said that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which is released worldwide today, is its most pre-ordered title ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2011 at 8:23AM in News