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Street date struggle for Modern Warfare 2

Though UK entertainment chains seem to be holding firm, retailer GameStop has admitted that it knowingly broke the street date and sold Modern Warfare 2 early at some of its North American branches over the weekend. GameStop made the decision to break street date and sell reserved copies of Call …

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Modern Warfare 2 price roundup

Remember the anger expressed by gamers when Activision announced that it was going to charge 54.99 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 back in July? Well forget it – from midnight tonight gamers will be able to pick up the anticipated FPS for a fraction of the RRP. Sainsbury’s …

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Modern Warfare 2 for £26

At the beginning of October Tesco took the lead in the video games price war by slashing EA’s FIFA 10 to an astonishing 24.97, but this time it’s Sainsbury’s turn to lead the charge by slashing the RRP of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. From midnight tonight the …

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Watch new MW2 trailer here

Make no mistake about it – in marketing terms we are at Defcon 1 as Activision ramps up the hype for next Tuesday’s global release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The latest move in this mindshare onslaught is a brand new HD trailer for the game which – …

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IW: Wii cant deliver on our goals

Infinity Ward has ruled out development on Nintendo’s Wii console after stating that the platform cannot meet the studio’s ambitions. As part of a wider interview with Develop, Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling implied that the Wii’s humble hardware specs are at odds with the studio’s aim to deliver …

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IW snubbed ridiculous MW2 budget

The studio behind this year’s biggest game was offered a ridiculous” development budget from the world’s biggest publisher; a budget big enough for the team to politely decline. In the first half of an extensive interview with Develop, Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling revealed the extent in which Activision …

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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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Infinity Ward: Devs should do the marketing

Call of Duty creator Infinity Ward has called on developers to ‘cut out the middleman’ and promote their own video games. The acclaimed production house has been directly involved in all the marketing and PR activities for its upcoming Modern Warfare 2 – working with Activision on when and how …

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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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