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Sledgehammer developing new Call of Duty game

It never takes long for the industry to start whispering about the next Call of Duty – even though the latest blockbuster is still dominating the charts. Sure enough, reports have emerged that Sledgehammer Games is recruiting for its "Call of Duty development team". According to a job listing on …

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Sledgehammer: Modern Warfare 3 not aiming to shock

Despite claims to the contrary, the developers of Call of Duty say that they do not see the use of shocking content as a marketing tool for their games. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is released worldwide tomorrow, and while the mainstream media has yet to go big” on …

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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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Third-person COD officially shelved

Remember that mysterious third person Call of Duty game? It now looks like it’s unlikely to ever see the light of day. The studio that was working on it, Sledgehammer Games, has confirmed that the project has been canned. And with Sledgehammer now one of the multiple studios working on …

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Sledgehammer’s COD spin-off on hold

Activision has said that the mysterious "action-adventure" instalment to the Call of Duty franchise is on hold. The game was first cryptically mentioned in the wake of the Infinity Ward saga of early 2010. However, with Sledgehammer named as one of the four studios working on Modern Warfare 3 the …

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Sledgehammer hires COD community boss

Sledgehammer Games has hired a new community manager, who will no doubt be working on the studio’s unannounced Call of Duty project. The new recruit is Guy Beahm, who previously worked as premiere director at Machinima.com. He will now be responsible for developing and managing the online community for any …

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Studios team up for Modern Warfare 3

Activision is tasking three of its studios with co-developing Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, a news report has claimed. The publisher has called on Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software for the project. The pace in which the next Call of Duty is now moving suggests an announcement …

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Treyarch has done better than Infinity Ward

The CEO of Activision’s parent company Vivendi has stated that in Call of Duty: Black Ops, Treyarch has made a better game than Infinity Ward ever has. We have broken our own record. I am very, very pleased,” Jean-Bernard Lvy told investors at a Morgan Stanley conference this week, as …

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