Browsing tag: Call of Duty

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More Evidence Suggests Infinity Ward’s Next Call of Duty Will Release On Next-Gen News 79

News 79 By now, you might have heard that next-gen consoles from both Sony and Microsoft could release next year, and that Infinity Ward is working on an “Exciting Unannounced Title” for next-gen consoles. Dug up by internet sleuth Superannuation on Kotaku, an employee resume also points to a next-gen version of a Call of Duty game coming […]

Black Ops II – Treyarch on Re-imagined Maps, Nuketown 2025, New Black Ops Easter Egg, Why Nuketown is Popular News 4

News 4 Dan Bunting of Treyarch breaks down exactly why Nuketown was not only one of Black Ops’ most popular multiplayer maps, but one of Call of Duty’s most popular multiplayer maps in general and hints at what kind of goodies we can expect to find in Black Ops II’s recently announced Nuketown 2025. He also spills […]

Rumor – Neversoft Working On A Call of Duty Title News 30

News 30 Update: The home page of the Neversoft website (below) states, “we have molded our team into a crack squad of eager developers ready to push the First Person Action genre in support of Activision’s Call of Duty Franchise,” confirming that a Call of Duty title is, indeed, in the works. The question still remains, will it […]

E3 2012 – CoD Black Ops Declassified Announced for PS Vita, Coming This Holiday Season News 8

News 8 During Sony’s E3 2012 presser, Jack Tretton has revealed that previously announced Call of Duty for PS Vita is indeed slated to release this holiday season. Little is known about the game except for the title, Call of Duty Black Ops Declassified.

Infinity Ward Teases “Exciting Unannounced Title For Next Generation Consoles” News 52

News 52 It looks like Call of Duty is headed to the Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4! “Come work with the game industry’s brightest to design and implement high level network code for an exciting unannounced title for next generation console systems,” reads an ad for a Senior Network Engineer position in the Infinity Ward studios, creators of the […]

MW3 Players Logged Over 1.6 Billion Hours Online, Call of Duty Has 40 Million MAUs News 16

News 16 Activision Blizzard has released its financial results for Q1 FY12, revealing the latest Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 and Elite figures. Here are the highlights related to the Call of Duty franchise: As of March 31, 2012, the Call of Duty franchise had approximately 40 million monthly active users.* Players have logged more than 1.6 billion hours of online gameplay of Call of Duty: […]

Every FPS Loses Money Except for Call of Duty and Battlefield, Says Timesplitters Dev News 37

News 37 Co-founder and former MD of Timesplitters developer Free Radical Software, Steve Ellis, has weighed in on the state of the FPS genre. Besides creating Timesplitters, Ellis was the man behind the mutliplayer of the much celebrated Golden Eye on N64. “I spent the whole of 2008 going round talking to publishers trying to sign up Timesplitters 4,” Ellis revealed. “There […]

Rumor – PlayStation Plus Could Potentially Include Call of Duty Elite and New Releases News 8

News 8 Sony has started a new survey asking PlayStation users for feedback on different potential plans for PlayStation Plus. The two most intriguing options are free new releases and Call of Duty Elite. The survey aims to perfect PlayStation Plus with varying options, and takes 15 minutes to complete, as IGN notes. The survey starts with a base question to […]

Prototype Footage of a Tactics-Based Call of Duty News 23

News 23 As it turns out, Call of Duty was, at one point, a third person tactics-based shooter under development by game studio Vicarious Visions. Thanks to supererannuation who was able to dig up some interesting info, we’ve discovered this prototype footage of a very different take on the Call of Duty franchise that was apparently in development by […]

Call of Duty Franchise Shows Early Signs of Stagnation News 58

News 58 With over 40 million players across the Call of Duty franchise, the series has been the market leader for a while as far as mutliplayer gaming on consoles is concerned. However, early stages of market saturation might have been noticed recently. Modern Warfare 3 sold over 6.5 million copies on launch day (in US and UK) compared to […]

Rumor – Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Information Leaked News 294

News 294 Last month, Activision confirmed that, obviously, there will be a new Call of Duty coming this year along with Elite 2.0, and we learned through various leaks that CoD 9 will be subtitled Black Ops 2, release in November, and have zombies’ mode. As Call of Duty 9, or Black Ops 2, nears completion, a new leak details various […]

MW3 Collection 1 Gets Launch Trailer, Hits Xbox Live March 20th News 0

News 0 Activision has released the launch trailer for Modern Warfare 3 first DLC pack. The DLC pack is called Collection 1, and packs in four multiplayer maps, Piazza, Liberation, Overwatch, and Black Box along with two Special Ops missions, Black Ice and Negotiator. Collection 1 is set to release on Xbox Live on March 20th, and […]

Halo 4 Multiplayer Introduces Perks, 343i Assures “Halo’s not Call of Duty” News 40

News 40 Earlier today, 343 Industries gave Halo fans and inside look at the upcoming sequel, Halo 4. If you missed it, you can check it out right here. Not only did we get to see how the campaign is shaping up, but we also got our first glimpse at Halo 4’s multiplayer. With the exception of […]

Call of Duty Titles Have Year-Round Activity, No “Signs of Slowing” – Eric Hirshberg News 4

News 4 Activision Publishing CEO, Eric Hirshberg, discusses the annual release philosophy as opposed to year round activity that the Call of Duty franchise is seeing. “There’s a unique behavior for gamers related to that game [Call of Duty]… it has this incredibly long tail and people play it all year round and that has forced, or enabled, the company to […]

EA Wants to Own The FPS Genre by 2014, Will Battlefield: Bad Company 3 Be the Knockout Punch? News 109

News 109 Electronic Arts has set their sights on reclaiming the first-person shooter throne for a while now – two and half years, to be exact. And COO, Peter Moore, predicts that within the same amount of time, EA will, indeed, own the genre based on their original 5-year plan to make it to the top. Speaking […]

How Counter-Strike Might Unify the Fractured Gaming Community News 25

News 25 Despite being developed by a relatively obscure team (Hidden Path’s only other game is the PC/XBLA title Defense Grid: The Awakening), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has the potential to break down one of gaming’s oldest and most unyielding barriers. Staunch PC gamers have generally abhorred the far less accurate and precise gamepad, and been wary (justifiably […]

Call of Duty Coming to PlayStation Vita in 2012 News 22

News 22 Along with the official reveal of PS Vita, which was known as NGP at the time, several games were announced for the device including Call of Duty. However, it was unclear as to when the PS Vita version of Call of Duty will come out. In an interview with Game Trailers, Sony’s Senior Vice President of PlayStation […]

Call of Duty Elite Down for Maintenance on Feb 15th/16th for 12 Hours News 8

News 8 After the recent major update to Call of Duty Elite, Beachhead studios announced that the service will undergo maintenance today or tomorrow depending on your time zone. Call of Duty Elite developers, Beachhead studios, revealed that “due to required maintenance by one of our technical partners, you will not be able to log into Call of Duty ELITE.” […]

Call of Duty Elite: Feb 12 Build Notes – YouTube Linking Fixes and Much More News 6

News 6 The guys over at Beachhead studios have released a major update to Call of Duty Elite yesterday, February 12. It’s worth noting that Activision’s Hirshberg recentely promised players that Elite will receive “additional features in the next 60 days.”  Here are the build notes as shown on the official forums: Career Adjusted the Custom Class wizard to […]

Over 40 Million Monthly Players Across Call of Duty Franchise, Breakdown by Title News 6

News 6 During a recent earnings call, Activision Publishing CEO, Eric Hirshberg, announced that the Call of Duty series sees more than 40 million active monthly users over 2011. Hirshberg broke down the active monthly players of the most recent Call of Duty titles. Expectedly, Modern Warfare 3 has the biggest piece of the pie with 20 million […]

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