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News: Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer Gets Us Hyped

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer Gets Us Hyped

High Moon's released a brand new teaser trailer for its upcoming War For Cybertron follow-up, Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron

The game's set to get a full reveal at next week's VGAs. The trailer, while desperately light on content, should get you in the mood. It shows various Transformers characters — including Grimlock — staring moodily at the camera and kicking ass. "Me Grimlock no care..

News: Call Of Duty: Elite Scoops Up A Whopping One Million Subscribers

Call Of Duty: Elite Scoops Up A Whopping One Million Subscribers

When Activision first announced Call Of Duty: Elite we thought: people won't want this

Turns out our first impressions were damn wrong, as Activision has just announced that its "premium" Call Of Duty experience has scooped up a whopping one million subscribers in just six days. Unsurprisingly, Bobby Kotick was stoked: "The audience response to Call of Duty: Elite‘s premium service..

News: Blizzard: We Want To Build Diablo III For Consoles

Blizzard: We Want To Build Diablo III For Consoles

Blizzard's made its ambitions to put Diablo III on consoles clear already, but in an interview with Game Informer, director Jay Wilson has explained that the company wants to go one step further than simply porting the title

“We don’t want to port it,” he said, “We want to build it for console. There’s a key difference. Certainly, a lot of things get brought over, but a port is trying to take..

News: UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Fights Off Assassin's Creed

UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Fights Off Assassin's Creed

You shouldn't be surprised to see Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at the top of the UK charts for a second week

The record breaking Activision shooter beat off strong new competition from Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Revelations and THQ's Saints Row: The Third — both of which debuted in second and fourth respectively. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim dropped to third, while FIFA 12 finished up in fifth..

News: Over 1,600 Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Players Feel The Wrath Of The Ban Hammer

Over 1,600 Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Players Feel The Wrath Of The Ban Hammer

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 cheaters beware: Infinity Ward's announced it has started laying the ban hammer on offending players

Community strategist Robert Bowling said on Twitter that "attempts to cheat" will not be tolerated, and he implored legitimate players to report any instances of foul-play they spot online. We appreciate Infinity Ward taking such a hard-line. Cheating is not..

News: Activision Aiming To Get Call Of Duty: Elite Running Properly By December 1st

Activision Aiming To Get Call Of Duty: Elite Running Properly By December 1st

It really hasn't been a great start for Activision's Call Of Duty stat-tracking service, Elite

After higher than anticipated demand, the service has been sporadic at best for the past couple of weeks. But finally there's light at the end of the tunnel. In an interview with G4, Activision's VP of production, Daniel Suarez, said that the publisher aims to get everything working as intended by..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Scoops Up A Whopping $775 Million In Just Five Days

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Scoops Up A Whopping $775 Million In Just Five Days

How big is Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3? Well, according to Activision the game earned a whopping $775 million globally in just five days, smashing a number of entertainment records in the process

The numbers put a bullet in previous record holder Call Of Duty: Black Ops, which managed "just" $650 million over the same period. Furthermore, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 enjoyed the..

News: Treyarch Regrets Call Of Duty: Black Ops' Second Chance Perk

Treyarch Regrets Call Of Duty: Black Ops' Second Chance Perk

A game designer on Call Of Duty: Black Ops has admitted to "f***ing up" with regards to the game's Second Chance perk

Teyarch's David Vonderhaar Tweeted earlier today, "See that gun to my head in my pic? That's how I feel about Second Chance. We meant well. I f***ed up." The Second Chance perk allows players to absorb fatal damage and then use a pistol for ten seconds before dying, with a..

News: UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Debuts At The Top, Skyrim Finishes In Second

UK Sales Charts: Modern Warfare 3 Debuts At The Top, Skyrim Finishes In Second

The only real surprise to this week's UK sales charts is that despite its $400 million opening, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 did not manage to outsell its predecessor's first week

In fact, according to Chart Track, sales were down by 1.5 percent on Black Ops. Someone get on the blower to Bobby Kotick quick. Thankfully, revenue was up by 1.6 percent. Ridiculously, Modern Warfare 3 moved "just..

News: Activision Donates $3 Million To The Call Of Duty Endowment

Activision Donates $3 Million To The Call Of Duty Endowment

As well as announcing Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's record breaking sales figures, Activision has also confirmed today that it has donated $3 million to the Call Of Duty Endowment which supports American serviceman and women

The charity helps to provide job placements and training for former veterans. Call it a publicity stunt if you like, but this is clearly a great gesture from a publisher..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Sells 6.5 Million Units In 24 Hours Across US, UK

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Sells 6.5 Million Units In 24 Hours Across US, UK

Activision's announced that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has once again smashed all sales records, selling 6

5 million units in just 24 hours across the US and UK. Staggering when you consider that those numbers only represent two nations. The figures are up 900,000 units from Call Of Duty: Black Ops. It also did a million more units than Battlefield 3 managed over five days. Incredibly, Modern..

News: Activision Working To Meet Demand For Call Of Duty: Elite, Every Member Offered An Additional 30 Days Of Service For Free

Activision Working To Meet Demand For Call Of Duty: Elite, Every Member Offered An Additional 30 Days Of Service For Free

Despite a rocky launch, Activision has told Kotaku that it is working hard behind the scenes to cope with the enormous demand for its subscription service, Call Of Duty: Elite

“We are being challenged by a response beyond any of our expectations on day one, but we’re making good headway,” Activision’s Jamie Berger said. “This is like that terrible birthing pains any new online service goes..

News: Call Of Duty: Black Ops Has Shifted 20 Million Map Packs To Date

Call Of Duty: Black Ops Has Shifted 20 Million Map Packs To Date

Just to point out how successful the Call Of Duty franchise is, Activision publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg has revealed that previous release, Call Of Duty: Black Ops, has pushed out 20 million map packs to date

That's 20 million. "For the first nine months of the year, Black Ops has remained the number one title in the U.S. and Europe, generating more revenue than any new major console..

News: Stop Press: There Will Be A New Call Of Duty In 2012

Stop Press: There Will Be A New Call Of Duty In 2012

Activision has confirmed that there will be a new Call Of Duty released next year

Ready the indifference folks, you've got another 12 months to pretend you're not interested in the blockbuster series. Admittedly we can appreciate some of the cynicism. It does feel like Call Of Duty's in need of an overhaul — but it's hard to argue that the series is still brilliant at what it does. The..

News: Call Of Duty: Elite Struggling To Meet Demand

Call Of Duty: Elite Struggling To Meet Demand

As expected Activision and Beachhead Studios' stat-tracking service for Call Of Duty, Elite, is having a few issues meeting demand, with registration requests exceeding the firm's "most optimistic expectations"

According to an official blog post by Beachhead boss Chacko Sonny, “We have already registered hundreds of thousands of players and we are working around the clock to increase our capacity..

News: Analyst: Modern Warfare 3 Could Sell 6 Million Units In One Day

Analyst: Modern Warfare 3 Could Sell 6 Million Units In One Day

Last year, Call Of Duty: Black Ops set the video game market on fire when it sold a whopping five million copies in just 24 hours

We always thought Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 would have a difficult job matching those kind of numbers, but Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia believes it will be a breeze. "We expect MW3 to grow 10% versus last year’s Call of Duty: Black Ops, which has sold..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review Scores Nuke The 'Net

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review Scores Nuke The 'Net

Well, it's here

After an agonisingly long build-up, fierce competitors Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 are finally sitting alongside each other on store shelves. And that means the reviews are rolling in too. It's all looking rather rosy for Activision's latest, with the dilapidated Infinity Ward pushing out a product worthy of an average review score of 88 . Just for comparison's..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Is GAME's Most Pre-Ordered Title Ever

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Is GAME's Most Pre-Ordered Title Ever

It might feel like Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's flying under the radar a teensy bit, but believe it or not this is just the calm before the storm

British retailer GAME has weighed in on the importance of the release, declaring it the most pre-ordered game in the retailer's history. "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is the most popular game for pre-orders that GAME and Gamestation have ever..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 UK Launch Event To Be Streamed Online

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 UK Launch Event To Be Streamed Online

If you're not venturing out into the cold this evening to pick up your own copy of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 -- then you might want to sit and watch other people doing exactly that

Activision has announced that it is to stream the UK launch party for Modern Warfare 3 live on YouTube. But wait, there's more: the event will be hosted by XBOX Live's community manager Graeme 'AceyBongos' Boyd, TV..