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News: So, Erm, Blizzard's Hiring A "PlayStation 3 Specialist" For Its Diablo III Team

So, Erm, Blizzard's Hiring A "PlayStation 3 Specialist" For Its Diablo III Team

Blizzard games are a big deal

Personally we wouldn't shed any tears if their entire line-up vanished into a big vat of nothingness, but people seem to like them. One Blizzard franchise gamers especially enjoy is Diablo — after all, they've been clamouring for Diablo III since the stone-ages. That's determination. Joystiq's picked up on a job listing on Blizzard's website that appeals for a..

News: Sony Confident Others Will Follow In Call Of Duty: Elite's Footsteps

Sony Confident Others Will Follow In Call Of Duty: Elite's Footsteps

While the rest of the Internet hits back at Activision's not-so-intriguing Call Of Duty: Elite subscription model, Sony's Rob Dyer has told the Wall Street Journal that he's "very confident" other developers will follow in Activision's footsteps

"There's money to be made there," he said, clarifying that very few franchise's could justify the model. <span>Call Of Duty: Elite brings..

News: DJ Hero Developer FreeStyle Games Is Making A New Video Game

DJ Hero Developer FreeStyle Games Is Making A New Video Game

The status of DJ Hero developer FreeStyle Games has been in limbo for some time, but the company has announced this afternoon that it "will continue its strong relationship with Activision"

In fact the British studio is already working on a new super-secret project for the publisher, which will be announced in the coming months. Unfortunately, the studio did confirm that it had made 35 positions..

News: Transformers: Dark Of The Moon's Multiplayer Actually Looks Alright

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon's Multiplayer Actually Looks Alright

Fact: the multiplayer in Transformers: War For Cybertron was amazing

In fact the whole package was pretty stellar, which lends hope to upcoming movie tie-in Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, which is in development at War For Cybertron studio High Moon. This could turn out the best Transformers movie tie-in yet. It's just a shame the Transformers movies are such shoddy source material in the first..

News: Ban This Sick Filth: Daily Mail Blasts Modern Warfare 3 For 'Recreating' London Attacks

Ban This Sick Filth: Daily Mail Blasts Modern Warfare 3 For 'Recreating' London Attacks

In July 2005 there was a series of terrorist attacks on London

As with all terrorist attacks, the event was given a fancy buzzword by the media — duh, 7/7 of course — so we could all easily recall the horrors of the day. One prong of the attack involved blowing a hole in a London Underground train. A similar image is depicted in the latest Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 trailer, which portrays..

News: If You Still Haven't Purchased A PlayStation 3, This Call Of Duty: Black Ops Bundle Is A Reasonable Deal

If You Still Haven't Purchased A PlayStation 3, This Call Of Duty: Black Ops Bundle Is A Reasonable Deal

As previously rumoured, Sony has confirmed a limited edition Call Of Duty: Black Ops PlayStation 3 bundle for North America

The bundle — which costs $299.99 — includes a 160GB system, a copy of Call Of Duty: Black Ops and a download voucher for the First Strike content pack, which adds a bunch of multiplayer maps to the game. The bundle's due out on May 31st.

News: Debut Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Is Amazing, Haters Gonna Hate

Debut Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Trailer Is Amazing, Haters Gonna Hate

Someone give the Activision marketing department a raise

In just a couple of seconds of this debut Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 trailer, the marketing team managed to capture the game's entire concept. The sneaky little "WW3" logo which transforms into "MW3" is nothing shy of a stroke of brilliance. And it perfectly sums up the atmosphere hinted at in the trailer. Four major..

News: Board Up Your Windows: First Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Gameplay Footage Nukes The 'Net Tonight

Board Up Your Windows: First Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Gameplay Footage Nukes The 'Net Tonight

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will get its debut gameplay blowout overnight, according to Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling

He tweeted: "Modern Warfare 3 world premiere gameplay trailer tonight on NBA Western Conference Finals around 6pm PT (2 am UK)." You can assume the footage will be all over the 'net within seconds. Big moment for Activision and Infinity Ward actually,..

News: Treyarch Welcomes Back PlayStation Network With Call Of Duty: Black Ops Double XP Weekend

Treyarch Welcomes Back PlayStation Network With Call Of Duty: Black Ops Double XP Weekend

The PlayStation Network is back, and everything's slowly starting to get back to normal after the service was offline for just over three weeks

In order to welcome players back to the service, Treyarch is planning a double XP weekend for Call Of Duty: Black Ops on PlayStation 3. From tomorrow 18:00 (UK time) right through to Tuesday 18:00, players engaging in some multiplayer Call Of Duty: Black..

News: Infinity Ward Breaks Out Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Teaser Trailers After Colossal Leak

Infinity Ward Breaks Out Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Teaser Trailers After Colossal Leak

We're not supposed to know about it yet, but Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is official

After yesterday's narrative spill, Infinity Ward has decided to release the first official teaser trailers for the upcoming game. It's all rather exciting. The brief trailers introduce you to the four major cities that will make up Modern Warfare 3's campaign: New York, Berlin, Paris and London. London. That's..

News: Infinity Ward: Modern Warfare 3 Leak May Not Be The End Of The World

Infinity Ward: Modern Warfare 3 Leak May Not Be The End Of The World

Infinity Ward has responded to the leak that potentially uncovered the entirety of Modern Warfare 3's plot this afternoon, teasing fans to "wait for the real reveal"

Writing on Twitter, the community strategist said, "A lot of hype & a lot of leaked info on MW3, some still accurate, some not. To avoid spoiling the experience, I'd wait for the real reveal." Modern Warfare 3 has yet..

News: Blimey: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's Entire Narrative Leaked Online

Blimey: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's Entire Narrative Leaked Online

What a bizarre year this has been for video games news

Usually we're sitting here typing about trailers and screenshots, but these past six months have been markedly different. We've spent our time reading and writing about hackers, be it with Sony's legal case against GeoHot, or the data breach of Sony's PlayStation Network. Then there's been leak after leak, starting with Sony's NGP right through..

Rumour: Modern Warfare 3 To Depict 'World In Crisis', Will Boast Destructible Environments

Modern Warfare 3 To Depict 'World In Crisis', Will Boast Destructible Environments

Modern Warfare's narrative has slowly been gearing up to a cataclysmic World War III-type scenario, and that's exactly what we're going to experience in Modern Warfare 3 according to Kotaku

The sequel to the world's most popular franchise will depict the "world in chaos" after events in Modern Warfare 2 eventually put the US and Russia at dagger-throats. According to Kotaku, the game will..

News: Next Call Of Duty To 'Set A New Standard In The Franchise'

Next Call Of Duty To 'Set A New Standard In The Franchise'

Activision talked up its next Call Of Duty title at an investor's meeting overnight

The next iteration in the franchise — hotly tipped to be Modern Warfare 3 — will face stiff competition from EA's Battlefield 3. But Activision isn't worried, claiming that the new game has "exceeded every internal milestone" set by the publisher. "By any measure, Call of Duty is one of the..

News: Expect More James Bond From Activision This Year

Expect More James Bond From Activision This Year

Activision confirmed last night that we would get another slice of James Bond from the publisher this year

Last year Bizarre Creations released the above-average James Bond 007: Blood Stone. Activision were coy as to who is behind this year's title, but it's believed to be Singularity developer, Raven Software. “For the balance of the year, we plan to launch games based on the best-selling X-Men..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Codenamed Project Colossus By Retailers

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Codenamed Project Colossus By Retailers

Eurogamer reckons that the next Call Of Duty title is being flagged internally by Tesco as "Project Colossus"

The site reckons that the game will release on November 8th. Modern Warfare 3 is believed to be a collaboration between Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games. Activion's holding an investors conference this evening. Expect some mention of the blockbuster franchise. Over the weekend the..

News: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Teased In Official PlayStation Magazine

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Teased In Official PlayStation Magazine

The biggest game in the world returns soon

At least that's the message in the latest issue of Official PlayStation Magazine. In a teaser for its July issue, the magazine depicts a large "3", hinting at none other than Modern Warfare 3. We all knew it was coming, right? Voice actor Craig Fairbrass had previously hinted that a Modern Warfare 3 announcement was imminent. "I did Call of..

News: EA Pulls No Punches: Battlefield 3 'Flat Out Superior' To Call Of Duty

EA Pulls No Punches: Battlefield 3 'Flat Out Superior' To Call Of Duty

EA's added fuel to the flames of the developing rift between Battlefield 3 and the next Call Of Duty title

Speaking at an investors conference overnight, EA gaffer John Riccitiello said DICE's Battlefield 3 is "superior" to Call Of Duty in every way. Riccitiello added that the publisher aims to take a big chunk of Activision's Call Of Duty market with the modern military shooter. "We..