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HOT TOPICS: Has Call of Duty peaked?

In the first of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry’s future, Christopher Dring explains why it’s too early to call time on the world’s most successful shooter franchise. Has Call of Duty peaked?NO. The world’s biggest entertainment product is in trouble. At least, that’s what …

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Tiered memberships for PlayStation Plus?

PlayStation plus could be on the way to becoming a tiered membership service, if a new survey from Sony is anything to go by. IGN reports that the PS3 platform holder has circulated a questionnaire to PS+ members that asks if they’d be willing to pay different amounts for different …

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ANALYSIS: Call of Duty’s Online Plan

Call of Duty is past it. The latest sales data revealed that Modern Warfare 3 has (so far) sold fewer copies than 2010’s Black Ops. A whole 4.2 per cent less. According to some corners of the press, the shooter series has peaked. Except it hasn’t. Not one bit. A …

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‘Call of Duty Elite still has to prove itself’

Call of Duty Elite still needs to win over the customers it ‘pissed off’ last November, Activision says. The online service for the hit FPS IP was bombarded with traffic when it went live alongside Modern Warfare 3 last year, and subsequently failed to work. It took almost a month …

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Full Reward and Gift card services resume at GAME this weekend

Retailers GAME and Gamestation have reacted all services for GAME Reward and Gamestation Elite card users. Gift Cards have not yet been reactivated, but will be turned back on over the weekend, GAME has told MCV. The retailer is also urging customers not to rush out and spend all their …

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GAME suspends Reward and Gift Cards

Customers are no longer able to use their Reward Cards in GAME or Gamestation stores. Customers are also no longer able to issue refunds or exchanges. There have also been isolated reports of violence at some stores as customers are stopped from spending their trade-in credit, with some losing three …

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Notch wants to make Elite-style space game inspired by Firefly

Having conquered the world with hit indie PC hit Minecraft, famed developer Markus ‘Notch’ Persson has revealed a bold idea for a future title. PC Gamer reports that the Swedish developer wants to make a sandbox space trading game like Elite – except done right”. Where it would differ from …

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC lands on PS3

Activision has at last released the first DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on PS3. Two multiplayer maps, The Liberation and Piazza, are now available to download – but only if you’re a paying subscriber to the Call of Duty: Elite service. The pair were released on Xbox …

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MW3 to get 20 DLC releases over next nine months

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be supported by at least 20 new batches of downloadable content between now and September. Referred to as the Modern Warfare 3 Content Season for Call of Duty Elite, the push starts next week with two new mutliplayer maps. Liberation and Piazza will …

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