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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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£54.99 Modern Warfare 2 to lead Xmas price hike

Consumers will pay more than expected for new game releases this Q4, as the weak pound and record development costs force publishers to increase trade prices. Activision has confirmed that the eagerly-awaited Modern Warfare 2 will carry a hefty RRP of 54.99 – and retailers have been warned that other …

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Unbelievable Modern Warfare SKU revealed

Forget postcards, leather cases and flimsy plastic figures – Infinity Ward has showed everyone else how Collector’s Editions should be done with the revelation that the Prestige Edition of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will include a set of real night vision goggles.

 Described as ‘fully-functioning’, the goggles are …

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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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Twitter the E3 hype machine of choice

Few things get the hype juices flowing as readily as E3, but this year has seen many of gaming’s big names turn to communications revolution Twitter to crank up the excitement ahead of their big reveals. For instance, in the last few hours alone we’ve had the likes of: Sony …

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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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Activision sets sights on winning entertainment war

Modern Warfare 2 could beat out the ‘safe bet’ X Factor and Harry Potter brands at Christmas to be the year’s top entertainment property. At least that’s according to publisher Activision. The publisher is confident the sequel can trump the success of Modern Warfare and World at War to become …

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Peter Moore: Rare is not applicable in todays market

Aside from his intriguing insights into both the demise of the Dreamcast and original Xbox , in the third part of his interview with The Guardian former Xbox and Sega hardware boss Peter Moore has stated that UK developer Rare, which is now owned by Microsoft, is not in touch …

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