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Mama takes on Modern Warfare

505 Games will become the only publisher in the country to release a flagship Q4 release in the same week as Activision’s Modern Warfare 2 next month – and has no fear of the epic shooter. Retail has ordered more units of Cooking Mama 3 than any other title in …

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GAME lists COD:MW2 events

The UK’s leading video game retailer GAME is to open around 300 of its stores at midnight on the morning of Tuesday November 10th to usher in the release of the year’s most hyped game – Activision Blizzard’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Each store will open for around …

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DLC delivers $45m boost for World at War

After what must have been a prolonged period of number crunching, Gamasutra has concluded that 15 per cent of the total revenue generated by Call of Duty: World at War in North America has come from sales of additional digital content for the game. In total this represents $45m, taking …

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Modern Warfare 2 rated 18

The BBFC has confirmed that it has granted Activision’s upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 an 18 certificate – making it in the first in the series to receive the highest age restriction. All previous titles in the series have been rated at either BBFC 15 or PEGI 18+. …

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Irony lost on Daily Star

British tabloid The Daily Star has taken the mainstream media’s negative games agenda to a whole new low today with a story claiming that Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Pack, which includes a pair of night vision goggles, is to transform geeky computer game fans” into an …

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Xbox plans to rule Call of Duty sales

Microsoft says it can lead the way in Modern Warfare 2 sales and is backing the release with extra marketing support. The news follows the announcement of the Modern Warfare 2 super-elite Xbox 360 earlier this month, which comes with a 250GB hard drive, two controllers and a copy of …

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Modern Warfare 2 will ‘justify excitement’

Activision will redefine what constitutes a blockbuster when Modern Warfare 2 lands in just a matter of weeks. The Call of Duty title is riding a wave of hype and mounting pre-orders. Many are now saying the third week of November could represent the most lucrative sales spike ever for …

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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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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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