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News: Report: French Delivery Truck Hijacked, 6,000 Copies Of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen

Report: French Delivery Truck Hijacked, 6,000 Copies Of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen

A duo of masked French hoodlums have reportedly hijacked a delivery truck in Créteil, France containing 6,000 copies of Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Local source TFI reports that the truck collided with a car, and when its drivers exited the vehicle, they were teargassed by masked figures before the vehicle was stolen — thousands of copies of Activision's latest first-person shooter with it..

News: Michael Pachter Expects Modern Warfare 3 To Smash Sales Records

Michael Pachter Expects Modern Warfare 3 To Smash Sales Records

We're days away from the next Call Of Duty

And honestly, it feels a little bit calm. But perhaps that's because we're so caught up in the enthusiast bubble — we're sure someone, somewhere is currently having sleepless nights over Modern Warfare 3. And if Michael Pachter's got anything to say on the matter, lots of people are having sleepless nights. He told IndustryGamers that he reckons the..

Out Today: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded (North America)

GoldenEye 007: Reloaded (North America)

Become Bond

Last year's GoldenEye 007 on Wii just got a whole lot slicker, as GoldenEye 007: Reloaded is out today in North America. The HD revamp supports PlayStation Move and the Sharp Shooter as well as standard controllers, and includes brand new MI:6 missions as well as the Wii version's acclaimed multiplayer. We'll don our tuxedos and prepare...

News: Infinity Ward Deploys Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Modes Trailer

Infinity Ward Deploys Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Modes Trailer

With Battlefield 3 already on store shelves, attention has turned to Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

While its single-player experience is pretty much guaranteed to be a mouth-watering roller-coaster ride, many are keen to see what's changed on the multiplayer side. Headline features include two new modes called Kill Confirmed and Team Defender. These take existing multiplayer hallmarks and spin..

News: GoldenEye Launch Trailer Detonates in 5, 4, 3, 2...

GoldenEye Launch Trailer Detonates in 5, 4, 3, 2...

Bond goes boom

James Bond's third appearance on PlayStation 3 is less than 24 hours away in North America: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded is ready to grab PlayStation Move by the tuxedo lapels and make a witty remark. To celebrate the suave spy's first motion-controlled outing on PS3, Activision has created this rather nice launch trailer below that hits...

News: For England James: GoldenEye 007 Reloaded Gets Launch Trailer

For England James: GoldenEye 007 Reloaded Gets Launch Trailer

Yes, a new Bond game

It's curious that Activision's decided to release GoldenEye 007: Reloaded so close to Modern Warfare 3, but we're not going to complain. We're always pumped for more 007, and subsequently can't wait to get our hands on this revamped version of last year's Nintendo Wii reboot. It's GoldenEye. What's not to be pumped about? The game's out next week.

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Outlines Weapon Progression In New Trailer

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Outlines Weapon Progression In New Trailer

Every year, Activision somehow manages to add another reason to keep you levelling up your character in Call Of Duty

One of this year's biggest hooks in Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is Weapon Proficiencies, which essentially allows you to collect and earn "mini-perks" for your weapons. Proficiencies allow you to improve your performance with small incentives, such as reduced kick or..

News: Developer: GoldenEye Was The 'Godfather' Of Shooters

Developer: GoldenEye Was The 'Godfather' Of Shooters

GoldenEye 007 Reloaded is out on PS3 next week

And as regular readers will know, we couldn't be more excited. Part of our excitement stems from nostalgia; GoldenEye is one of our favourite games of all time. With the original game being so fondly remembered, we can only imagine there must be a curious atmosphere at developer Eurocom. A kind of pressure, if you will. "We talk about the original..

News: Even Paris Games Week Can't Call A Winner Out Of Battlefield 3 And Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Even Paris Games Week Can't Call A Winner Out Of Battlefield 3 And Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Forget every big boxing bout of the past 50 years

The head-to-head between Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 this Christmas is the only one that matters. And the competition is so fierce that not even the Paris Games Week can pick a winner. The best shooter award was, well, a tie. Seriously. Both Battlefield 3 and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 took home the gong. Elsewhere, Sony..

News: Pachter Predicts Jumbo Sales For Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Pachter Predicts Jumbo Sales For Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Seasoned video games analyst Michael Pachter has pulled out his crystal ball for the months ahead, predicting that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will sell twice as many copies as its rival Battlefield 3 during the fourth quarter of 2011

Chatting with Forbes, Pachter predicted that Modern Warfare 3 will sell about 16 million units during the fourth quarter of 2011, with Battlefield scooping up a..

News: Activision Drops Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch Trailer

Activision Drops Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Launch Trailer

Well that didn't take long, did it? Just a day after EA dropped the launch trailer for Battlefield 3, Activision's followed up with a jaw-dropping minute of footage from Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Both trailers feel like statements of intent from their respective publishers. It's nice to hear the dulcet tones of Captain Price again. We're also rather taken with Modern Warfare 3's World War III,..

News: Call Of Duty: Elite Hones In On Competitive Aspect

Call Of Duty: Elite Hones In On Competitive Aspect

At its core, Call Of Duty's multiplayer is all about competition

So it's important that Activision's subscription based stat-tracking component, Call Of Duty: Elite, should hone in the competitive nature of the series. In a new behind-the-scenes video, developer Beachhead Studios discusses the various ways players will duke it out for glory, with bragging rights and prizes lavished on the winners..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Details 'Strike Packages'

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Details 'Strike Packages'

A new video for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has detailed the game's most dramatic shake-up: Strike Packages

These come in three different flavours: Assault, Support and Specialist. Assault essentially entails Call Of Duty's vanilla offensive killstreaks, while Support includes goodies like UAVs and turrets. Finally, Specialist features no killstreaks, but unlocks additional perks with each two..

News: GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Highlights Action

GoldenEye 007: Reloaded Highlights Action

In the last GoldenEye 007: Reloaded gameplay trailer, developer Eurocom opted to showcase the game's stealth features

But just because you can play the game in stealth, doesn't mean you have to. Bond's been involved in some pretty crazy fire-fights over the years, and that's definitely the focus of this latest walkthrough. The gun-play looks fast and fluid — though the guns do appear to lack..

News: Sledgehammer: We'll Probably Cancel Third-Person Call Of Duty

Sledgehammer: We'll Probably Cancel Third-Person Call Of Duty

Once upon a time Sledgehammer Games was working on a third-person, action adventure iteration in the Call Of Duty series

But shortly thereafter Infinity Ward went kaput, and the Glen Schofield fronted studio was dragged into Modern Warfare 3 development duties. The rest is history, and it means we'll probably never see Sledgehammer's third-person Call Of Duty title completed. “We’ll probably..

News: Sledgehammer Gaffer Compares Modern Warfare 3's Engine To A Porsche

Sledgehammer Gaffer Compares Modern Warfare 3's Engine To A Porsche

Sledgehammer Games' gaffer Glen Schofield has hit back at critics complaining that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's graphics engine is nothing but a cut and paste job

Chatting candidly with CVG, Schofield told fans to expect a "huge difference" in Modern Warfare 3's visual quality when compared to its predecessor, Modern Warfare 2. "I'll tell you one thing. I've worked on a lot of..

News: The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In Confirmed, Goes Open-World

The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Tie-In Confirmed, Goes Open-World

As previously rumoured, Beenox has confirmed it is already hard at work on a movie tie-in game for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man movie reboot

The game was announced at the New York Comic Con in front of hordes of excited fans. Drawing the biggest cheer was developer Beenox's admission that the game will return to Spidey's open-world routes. Exactly like the uber-popular Spider-Man 2 game on..

News: There's Some Great Sound Design In This Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer

There's Some Great Sound Design In This Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Teaser Trailer

The Transformers universe always tends to bring out the best sound designers

This teaser trailer for High Moon Studios' upcoming War For Cybertron sequel, Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron, is no different. Sure it might not include many details about the actual game — but boy does it use some brilliant mechanical sound effects.