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Call of Duty World League Announced

by Spencer Legacy - on Sep 24th 2015 - No Comments

Activision has announced that they have created an entirely new eSports league, known as Call of Duty World League. ...

Black Ops 3 Gets Special Ed PlayStation 4 Console

by Austin Paul Adamson - on Sep 22nd 2015 - No Comments

Black Ops 3 is the first Call of Duty to be co-marketed with a PlayStation console, and what better to celebrate the occassion with a Black Ops 3 styled 1 TB PS4 system and controller. ...

Watch The Call of Duty Championships This Weekend

by William Saw - on Mar 27th 2015 - No Comments

The Call of Duty Championship begins this weekend, starting today and ending on Sunday March 29th. The event will be streamed live from Los Angeles and you can catch Call of Duty eSports teams from all over the world as they compete for a 1 million dollar cash prize right here below. ...

Next Call of Duty Announced in the ‘Coming Weeks’

by William Saw - on May 9th 2011 - No Comments

With Call of Duty: Black Ops claiming the monkier of “the best selling game of all time” in U.S. and Europe, Activision Blizzard has stated that the marketing campaign for the next Call of Duty will be the most successful in the franchise’s history. (more…)

FindMakarov.com: Modern Warfare Countdown

by Francis Rodriguez - on Feb 26th 2011 - No Comments

‘Modern Warfare 3’ may well be upon us as Activision opens up a new website entitled FindMakarov.com.

A small flash video shows the appearance of Vladimir Makarov, a previous villain in the Modern Warfare franchise, before bringing us toward a countdown. The timer will end this coming Tuesday. (more…)

Activision Cancels Guitar Hero and True Crime: Hong Kong

by William Saw - on Feb 9th 2011 - 5 Comments

The big publisher has swung the axe at its two IPs: Guitar Hero and True Crime: Hong Kong. Activision has decided to disband its Guitar Hero business unit and cancel development of its yearly iteration citing “continued declines in the music genre.” United Front Games released a statement on its website saying, “We are sorry we did not get a chance to complete this project with Activision, but we understand why.”

Development teams that were focusing on music intellectual properties for Activision were reportedly hit with layoffs, apparently up to 500. Sources at Eurogamer state that among the studios hit include FreeStyleGames [DJ Hero franchise] and Vicarious Visions [Guitar Hero].

Other properties such as Tony Hawk and further music titles will not be releasing this year. According to Game Informer, the publisher is switching efforts to its three key brands: Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Starcraft. Diablo III was not among those listed.

Black Ops: First Strike Gameplay Trailer, Zombies

by William Saw - on Jan 25th 2011 - No Comments

Activision released a new gameplay trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops upcoming DLC, First Strike, which releases February 1, 2011. The trailer details five new maps, one of which is a zombie map, Ascension.

Includes “Berlin Wall”, allowing combat on both sides of the imposing wall; “Discovery”, a desolate, frozen German outpost in the Arctic; “Kowloon”, battle in the rain along the rooftops of a towering Chinese sprawl; “Stadium”, an intense locale with a pro hockey arena backdrop; and “Ascension”, where you fight zombies in a Soviet launch facility.

Trailer is available for viewing below. Nothing like milking the Rolling Stones license eh? (more…)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – A Conjoined Multideveloper Effort

by William Saw - on Jan 20th 2011 - 3 Comments

LA Times has learned that Activision recently tapped the newly formed studio subsidiary, Sledgehammer Games to share co-development duties with Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. While the game is still not officially announced by Activision, reportedly development on the game is “well into production and is expected to come out in November.” (more…)

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