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75,000 fans sign petition for Modern Warfare 2 remake

A significant number of Call of Duty fans are calling for a remake of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 for PS4 and Xbox One. VG247 reports on a the growing petition being hosted on Change.org, which currently carries more than 75,000 signatures. The petition is seeking 150,000 total signatures before …

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Modern Warfare 2’s Favela map pulled after Muslims claim offense

Activision has confirmed the removal of one of Modern Warfare 2’s multiplayer maps. The move was taken after an unspecified number of Muslim gamers complained about the discovery of a picture frame in one of the level’s bathrooms that has decorative Islamic script written around its edge. It is against …

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Modern Warfare 2 was nearly handed to Treyarch

Development duties on worldwide hit Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 were nearly taken from Infinity Ward and handed to Treyarch. That’s due to the extent of the tension between Activision and then Infinity Ward bosses Jason West and Vince Zampella, more details of which have been revealed by fresh …

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Battlefield 3 fails to topple COD from Xbox Live league

Sales have been strong and the critical reception not bad, but Battlefield 3 has failed to clear the first hurdle in its race against the behemoth that is Call of Duty. The latest Xbox Live user chart from Microsoft shows that Battlefield 3 was only the third most played game …

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Sledgehammer: Forget Battlefield, MW2 is the game to beat

Call of Duty developer Sledgehammer Games says its big adversary is Modern Warfare 2, not Battlefield. Studio head Glen Schofield has played down Modern Warfare 3’s rivalry with EA’s Battlefield 3, insisting his main focus is to live up to the 2009 FPS predecessor. We have a lot of respect …

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West, Zampella case begins in May

The date has been set for the trial that will settle Infinity Ward co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella lawsuit against Activision. The case will officially got to court in Los Angeles in May 7th, where the pair will sue its former employer on fraud allegations, according to Gamasutra. The …

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No Xbox Live problems, MS insists

The phishing warning Microsoft issued yesterday was not indicative of any Xbox Live vulnerabilities, the company has said. Microsoft is aware of the phishing problem specifically related to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,” the company told Develop. We are working to resolve this”, the statement read. Phishing is an …

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UK CHARTS: Black Ops returns to No.1

Call of Duty: Black Ops has once again secured to the top spot of the GfK Chart-Track All Formats Charts. Thanks to 192 per cent increase in sales, Treyarch’s shooter has now racked up eight No.1s since its release in November – one less than its predecessor Modern Warfare 2. …

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Infinity Ward taking on PS3 hackers

Those using hacks to exploit the online component of Modern Warfare 2 are on borrowed time, according to the game’s developer Infinity Ward. Last week Activision warned that it might be forced to withdraw online support for its Call of Duty games on the PlayStation Network unless Sony moves to …

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