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Sledgehammer commits to portraying strong women in its Call of Duty titles

The co-founder and studio head of COD developer Sledgehammer Games has said that the industry must start confronting its diversity problem. As reported by Games Industry, a 2005 report from the International Game Developers Association found that 88.5 per cent of developers were male, 83.3 per cent white and 92 …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Twitch streams top 6m unique viewers

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the most streamed launch week console game of 2014, video platform Twitch has announced. 75,000 unique broadcasters streamed the game for a combined total of 327m minutes during its launch week, while 6m unique viewers watched the available content more than 26m times. "Since …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare UK sales up year-on-year, says Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was bigger in its first week than Call of Duty: Ghosts. That’s according to Activision based on GfK Chart-Track figures and its internal digital numbers. We are still awaiting the official report from the stat tracker to confirm the claim. It’s actually a little hard …

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Maybe it’s time Call of Duty went somewhere else

Ok, so as it turns out, even a quiet year for Call of Duty can be quite noisy. The mainstream media all popped up with big news articles about the game. MCV even conducted two radio interviews to mark the game’s arrival. Yet this was a quieter year for Call …

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Actually, Call of Duty pre-orders spiked 385% last week

As it turns out, Call of Duty had a pretty good Gamescom after all. You may recall that yesterday we published a story about pre-order spikes during Gamescom. Amazon UK revealed to us the impact Gamescom had on its big games and the numbers surprised us a bit. It revealed …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Wii U release shot down by Activision

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will not be making an appearance on Wii U, developer Sledeghammer Gamers has confirmed. Responding to a fan on Twitter, Sledgehammer co-founder Michael Condrey explained the decision to skip Nintendo’s current console hardware ultimately came down to the call of publisher Activision Blizzard. "No WiiU. …

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