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Retail braced for COD’s ‘D-Day’

The High Street is reporting overwhelming demand for Modern Warfare 2. HMV’s exclusive Prestige Edition, which comes with a pair of night vision goggles, sold out in weeks. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is one of, if not the, most eagerly awaited games of all time,” said HMV’s head …

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Sony quiet on PS3 MW2 bundle

PlayStation 3 platform holder Sony has told MCV that it has nothing to say concerning the possibility of a PS3 hardware bundle to accompany the upcoming release of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Microsoft this morning lifted the lid on a surprise 250GB Xbox 360 bundle arriving alongside …

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Square publishing COD:MW2 in Japan?

Despite the region’s traditional hostility to first person shooters, it seems as if publisher Square Enix is to publish Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in Japan. The hint comes from a new splash page on the Square Enix website. Though the game is not named specifically, a large …

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Assassins Creed takes on COD

Some have been quick to peg the high number of releases slipping from Q4-09 to Q1-2010 as the ‘Call of Duty effect’, but publisher Ubisoft has stated that it’s confident that Activision’s shooter will have no negative impact on sales of the forthcoming Assassin’s Creed II. The first game we …

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Usain Bolt shuns Berlin for gaming

Forget the idea that all gamers are overweight and unfit – the fastest man in the world likes nothing more than staying indoors and playing video games, it has been revealed. Speaking to BBC Radio5 Live ahead of the 200m final at the World Athletics Championship in Berlin tomorrow, Bolt …

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Modern Warfare aims for Wii

Activision Blizzard has followed up the recent news of a DS version of military shooter Modern Warfare with news of a port of the 2007 original destined for Nintendo’s Wii. Treyarch, the studio behind Call of Duty 3 and the recent Call of Duty: World at War, is said to …

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Call of Duty returning to DS

Publisher Activision Blizzard has confirmed that a new DS entry in the Call of Duty series will arrive alongside the console release of Modern Warfare 2 this November. Developed by n-Space, the game will include a range of weapons and vehicles, with players taking control of AC-130 gunships and will …

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Modern Warfare 2 gets its COD back

Having previously stripped the ‘Call of Duty’ name from Infinity Ward’s upcoming Modern Warfare 2, publisher Activision Blizzard has had a change of heart and decided to bring the much-loved brand back to the shooter. News of the change first appeared through an image posted on the Yfrog service from …

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Call of Duty sales pass 35m

The boss of Activision Publishing boss Mike Griffith has stated that total sales of the Call of Duty titles have now hit an eye-watering 35m units worldwide. Gamespot adds that 11m of those sales have come from the latest release, World at War. In addition, the exec also stated that …

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Farrell: We will take strong action

Following THQ’s latest financial filing , Brian Farrell, the chairman, president and CEO of THQ, has stated that his firm is to both aggressively cut costs and place a stronger focus on product quality going forwards as his company enters what he describes as a challenging time” for the publisher. …

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