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News Modern Warfare 2 Trumps San Andreas, Becomes Second-Best Selling Game In The UK Ever
We're shaking our heads here
Bemused. Look, we know Modern Warfare 2's a good game. We said as much in our review. But really, it's not that good. It's a shooter, you have guns, they fire. Man, the UK's video games sales data people GfK Chart-Track have just announced that Modern Warfare 2 has become the second best selling game of all time. It's...
News Activision Practically Kill Call Of Duty In A Sweep Of Announcements
Remember Call Of Duty? Yeah it was a big deal for a little while
It'll continue to be a big deal for a while longer. But it kinda sounds like the franchise is done. In a whole pile of drama starting yesterday, Activision has fired the Infinity Ward bosses Vince Zampella and Jason West. Activision's also filed a document citing a human resources...
News Modern Warfare 2 Gets Patched All Over Again
It never seems to be longer than a few days before we're posting about yet another Modern Warfare 2 patch
We know the popularity of the game has lead to plenty of exploits but, this is kind of ridiculous. The latest patch should fix the predator missile on care package exploit, plus more rebalancing for the shotguns. Oh and earning negative XP no...
News Modern Warfare 2 Patch Fixes Care Package Exploits & Other Stuff
Gah, it feels like every week we're posting about another Modern Warfare 2 patch that fixes some glitch or other
Take the latest patch, which fixes the following: Care Package, Emergency Airdrop, and Sentry Gun marker grenades sprint speed normalized Fix for "infinite care package" exploit Sentry Guns: Improved placement detection,...
Feature Against All Odds: Uncharted Quality vs. Modern Warfare Quantity - willxcore Discusses
Someone grab that little dude with the funny suit from Braid because I'm about to take you on a trip through time
Rewind the clocks back to November 2006 when Sony released the Playstation 3 upon the world. It was met with feverish anticipation and was considered the second, err, third coming of the great Playstation home console series. All was...
News Modern Warfare 2 DLC To Hit Playstation 3 About A Month After XBOX 360
Microsoft announced at E3 that they'd given Activision lots of money secured "exclusive first looks" at the upcoming Modern Warfare 2 DLC, but until today the exact context of that statement had not been revealed
However, Eurogamer are reporting today that Modern Warfare 2 DLC will receive a period of timed-exclusivity on the XBOX 360, for 30 days...
News Just Dance, Gonna Be Ok, Da Da Doo-Doo-Mmmm, Just Dance, Spin That Record Babe...
Come on guys
Dance. After nine weeks, Modern Warfare 2 has finally been knocked off the top of the British sales charts which means — we get to say something interesting in this post for once. Like quoting Lady GaGa lyrics. That's right folks, of all the games to topple Infinity Ward's shooter, the Wii's Just Dance has done the impossible. On red...
News *Yawn* Let's Play A Game? Who's Still Top Of The British Software Charts? Clue: Modern Warfare 2.
Maybe next time, we'll drop the clue
But our little game still won't be much fun, yo. It's too obvious. At this stage we're starting to believe that even when something huge, like, say, Final Fantasy XIII or God Of War III launches; Modern Warfare 2 will still be sitting atop the British sales charts. It'll probably still be there in 2011. By which...
Rumour Infinity Ward Hiring For Call Of Duty MMO
Blimey oh riley
Here's not news you expect to report on everyday. According to reports from Destructoid, Infinity Ward are hiring staff to develop an MMO. The company are apparently sniping employees from Sony Online Entertainment and Blizzard to help out on the game, including EverQuest II's Ryan Barker. Destructoid reckon the MMO will run...
News Next Call Of Duty Game Due Out In November, 2010
Treyarch's next foray into the Call Of Duty franchise - widely rumoured to be set in Vietnam - is due for release in November, ahead of the "gifting season" according to CVG
Their source - a "senior UK trade rep" - said Activision had told them to expect the game in the same window as Modern Warfare 2.Activision believes that it can own...
News Full Of Turkey? Ignore This Post About The British Sales Charts.
Guess what's top of the UK sales charts? That's right, Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2
Word. Get all your chart-based excitement right here.
News How About A Nice Fat Christmas Surprise: Modern Warfare 2 Is Still Number One On The UK Charts
Snore-phewwww. Snore-phewwww. Mumble. Mutter. Modern Warfare 2 is still top of the UK sales charts. Mutter. Mumble. Snore-phewwww. Snore-phewwww. Snore-phewwww. Mumble. Mutter. Not a lot else to talk about but Nintendo. Mutter. Mumble. Snore-phewwww. Snore-phewwww. Snore-phewwww. CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 FIFA 10 WII FIT PLUS WII...
News Heads Up: Modern Warfare 2 Patch 1.06 Available On Playstation 3 Now, Javelin Glitch Dead
Quick update , Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling has just Tweeted that the 15mb Modern Warfare 2 update is available now
As we posted yesterday, the update fixes the Javelin glitch alongside some other exploits. Quite a few people wrote in yesterday saying they'd stopped playing MW2 until this stuff got fixed. You can jump back in now eh, guys?
News Modern Warfare 2 Patch 1.06 In Certification, Fixes Javelin Glitch & Infinite Care Packages
Infinity Ward are finally readying a patch to fix Modern Warfare 2's much-famed Javelin glitch
The glitch, which makes people go really fast and be all explosive, is already in certification according to Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling. Aswell as the Javelin glitch, patch 1.06 will also fix the infinite care package exploit, aswell as stopping...
News Modern Warfare 2 DLC Scheduled For Spring Release
If you, like some of those on my PSN friends list, have already put in 40 hours into Modern Warfare 2, you might be getting a bit hacked off with seeing the same maps
We were after just 7 hours, but that's moot. Point is, you want DLC, right? Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling just Tweeted that it's coming - in "Spring". And that ladies and...
News Analyst: Modern Warfare 2 DLC Could Make Lots & Lots & Lots Of Money
Modern Warfare 2 was (and still continues to be) a big deal
It smashed loads of sales records in, like, 24 hours and will probably remain one of the most played Playstation games until 2010. So, it's inevitable to think that DLC for one of the most popular games of year could spin a whole pile of cash. That's absolutel
News Modern Warfare 2 Makes Activision Lots & Lots Of Money
It doesn't matter that DJ Hero was a flop because Activision are now wiping their bottom with cash
Why? Mainly because Modern Warfare 2 managed to earn the company a whopping $550million in five days. Apparently it trumps a number of huge entertainment launches such as The Dark Knight and Harry Potter.
Rumour Russia Recalls Modern Warfare 2 Due To The "No Russian" Scene
Well, let's be honest, it was absolutely inevitable that some Russians were going to get upset over that scene in Modern Warfare 2
We'd tell you all about it, but we don't want to spoil things for folks who haven't played the game yet. Chances are, if you have played the game, you know what we're talking about. According to a Hellforge translation,...
Rumour Modern Warfare 2's "Ghost" To Become Protagonist
Remember Ghost from Modern Warfare 2? Yeah, he sounded a lot like Gaz
That's because the character probably was Gaz. But speculation aside, the voice actor for both characters - Craig Fairbrass - has blurted out some interesting tid-bits regarding the nature of a potential spin-off title starring the masked military dude.I did in the last game a...
Feature Modern Warfare 2 on Playstation 3 Multiplayer Impressions
The campaign might be a teensy bit contrived, but there's absolutely no doubt that Modern Warfare 2 is absolutely the best multiplayer game available on Playstation 3 right now
It's the subtle tweaks that make Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer a rip-roaring success. This is not evolution, it's iteration. And it's iteration at its very best. Modern...
News Bobby Kotick Scoops A Cool $20 Million In Modern Warfare 2 Launch Week
The video game executive that every gamer loves to hate - Activision's Bobby Kotick - has made a cool $20million after selling 2million shares in the firm this week
The outrageous profit comes after shrewd business from Bobby on the week of Modern Warfare 2's launch. Is it possible to hate this man any more?
News Modern Warfare 2 Sells 4.7 Million Copies On Day One
Activision have announced that Modern Warfare 2 managed to muster up sales in the 4
7million region in just North America and the UK alone. We're going to assume that's a lot of money and stuff. And now, we're not going to post anything else about Modern Warfare 2's sales until at least next week. Because we're bored of it. We get it. It sold lots.
News Analysts Predict Roughly 7 Million First-Day Sales For Modern Warfare 2
Analyst Ben Schachter wants to talk numbers
Big numbers in fact, in relation to Modern Warfare 2. He wants to talk a whopping 7million — which he reckons is just how many copies Modern Warfare 2 sold on day-one worldwide. We already know of the 1.23 million sold in the UK, so those worldwide estimates certainly don't seem far off the boil. If...
News The PS3 Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Is, Erm, Totally Working Fine Again
Infinity Ward have finally managed to fix Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer issues, meaning anyone wanting to jump online and shoot some folks can now once again do so
It appears the problem was down to overwhelming demand raping Infinity Ward's servers. Reassuringly though, Infinity Ward's community manager Robert Bowling Tweeted that the company...
News Modern Warfare 2's Multiplayer Borked On Playstation 3 Thanks To Trophy-Fix Patch
So we guess patch number three is on the way then? Since yesterday's launch of Modern Warfare 2 we've already had two patches; today's released to fix the trophy unlocks
Sadly, while we can confirm patch 1.02 has fixed trophies, it's totally borked the online multiplayer which, well, doesn't work at all. Hopefully Infinity Ward can turn out a patch...
News Modern Warfare 2 Shifts A Whopping 1.23 Million Units In The UK, Breaks Sales Records
As expected, Modern Warfare 2's launch was a major deal in the UK
The game sold a whopping 1.23 million units in its first 24 hours or so; absolutely crushing Grand Theft Auto IV's 631,000 units. The Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association described the launch as "interactive entertainment come of age." Apparently,...
News Modern Warfare 2 Playstation 3 Patch 1.02 Goes Live
Modern Warfare 2 is barely 24 hours old and it's already been patched twice
We suppose that shows some hefty commitment from Activision and Infinity Ward to make the game's launch as smooth as possible. The patch apparently fixes trophy unlock issues that were affecting some users on launch day. The slightly broken party system will be fixed by...
News Public Service Announcement: PushSquare Go On Modern Warfare 2 Themed Hiatus
Today is November 10th
That's the day that Modern Warfare 2 officially lands on store shelves. Chances are there's no one around to read this. Fact is, we aren't actually around to write it. This is being written on Sunday 8th November to inform you that, today (today being the Tuesday November 10th) we are playing Modern Warfare 2. And no, we don't...
News This Is How A Modern Warfare 2 Themed London Looks Right Now
Well, obviously not right now, this isn't a magic photograph
It is still a recent photograph from tonight's Modern Warfare 2 launch event in London's Leicester Square however. We'd be there, seeing the sights and brushing shoulders with the Zoo models but, y'know, we're in Birmingham. Sorry folks.
News Are You Planning On Boycotting Modern Warfare 2?
Perhaps you're offended by the game's subject matter? Maybe you hate Bobby Kotick with a vengeance? Or perhaps you just don't have the cash -- for whatever reason, Kotaku has compiled the complete strategy guide for the bitter Modern Warfare 2 boycotter
May we add one thing to Kotaku's list? Those of you boycotting because of the game's hype levels:...
News Modern Warfare 2 Launch Action Kicks Off In London From 7PM GMT
Modern Warfare 2 is getting its own premiere in London's Leicester Square tonight
No, we're not making it up. It's really happening. Apparently there's going to be a load of famous people and "top DJs" and a secret gig and stuff. Some guy off Big Brother Series 3 will probably be there or something. We don't know. It's hard to remember...
News No Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Stat Reset
Modern Warfare 2 isn't even out yet
If you didn't know, it's out tomorrow. But hey, lots of people already have the game. So will their multiplayer stats be reset so that everyone is on an even playing field come launch tomorrow? Infinity Ward's community manager Robert Bowling says no. <span>Any players who purchased a legit retail copy...
News The Modern Warfare 2 Review Floodgates Are Open Wide Now
Both the Guardian and Telegraph have gone live with their Modern Warfare 2 reviews ahead of embargo (which PushSquare believes to be this evening), both outlets scoring the hyped-beyond-life-itself shooter perfect scores
The Guardian describe it as the most "polished, intelligent FPS" of the year. The Telegraph have also heaped the praise...
News Whoopsies: Some GameStops Selling Modern Warfare 2 Early
As anticipation mounts for the biggest game release of the year, American retailer GameStop have seemingly crumpled under the pressure, selling copies of Modern Warfare 2 ahead of its street date in New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio
Hey if you live near by though, it's worth a crack right? We mean, you won't specifically be doing anything wrong.
News Modern Warfare 2 Launch Trailer Is A Show Stopper
Infinity Ward have released the last Modern Warfare 2 trailer before the game's launch next week
And it's an absolute show stopper. Highlighting some of the game's biggest set-pieces (while hopefully keeping a few under wraps), we're sure the trailer showcases someone in space at one point. Which then brings us onto our major Modern Warfare 2...
News Infinity Ward Snubbed Activision's Outrageous $$$'s
We don't know if you heard but, hey, Modern Warfare 2 is going to be a big, big, big deal
So big in fact, Activision were willing to plough Infinity Ward with a "ridiculous" budget to develop the game.Early on when we decided to make a sequel Activision estimated out a ridiculous budget. And we were like: No, we dont need...
News Modern Warfare 2 25 Kill Multiplayer Streak Brings Out The Big Explosives [Mild Spoilers]
So, Infinity Ward have really gone mad with the multiplayer killstreaks in Modern Warfare 2
The latest leak to come out of Infinity Ward is the 25-kill streak reward: a nuke.
News Modern Warfare 2 Totally Does Have A Third-Person Component
Gotta be honest, we weren't entirely sure whether those third-person Modern Warfare 2 claims yesterday were real
But alas, Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling has come out and said, yo, it's totally fact, Modern Warfare 2 has multiplayer modes."It's not something you can toggle on and off in ANY game," said Bowling. The mode can apparently be...
News Screenshot Suggests Third-Person Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Mode Is Very Real
Earlier today we posted a leaked video supposedly from Modern Warfare 2 displaying a third-person game type
A screenshot of Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer playlists seems to confirm the existence of a SOCOM-like mode, with "3rd Person Team Deathmatch" and "3rd Person Cage Match" both showing up on the lists. There's still no word...
News Modern Warfare 2 Features Third Person Gameplay? Leaked Footage Says So
Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling hinted at a "big secret" reveal for Modern Warfare 2 recently
That secret may have just been leaked, as footage of Modern Warfare 2 running from a third-person perspective has hit Youtube. A French gamer claims to have picked up an early copy of Modern Warfare 2 and spotted a third-person gameplay mode. Treat as rumour...
News Modern Warfare 2 Screens Confirm Scuba Diving & More Colours Than Brown
This screenshot, part of a full set you can view over at Kotaku, confirms that Modern Warfare 2 will be more than just a romp around brown landscapes
Alas, here we see the bright blue depths of the ocean, as British troops scuba-dive in clean looking water. By the way, have you folks heard those rumours that the game's first mission will take place...
News British Folk: London's Leicester Square To Host A Massive Modern Warfare 2 Midnight Launch Party
Activision are throwing the gauntlet in terms of big midnight launch parties this year, with a massive Modern Warfare 2 bash in Leicester Square, London
The party will take place on the night before the game's launch, November 10th, with the screens of the nearby ODEON steaming footage from Infinity Ward's shooter, aswell as HMV honouring a midnight...
News Modern Warfare 2 Classified An 18 By The BBFC
News just in that the BBFC have rated Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 an 18
It goes one rating further than the already rather brutal Call Of Duty: World At War, and is perhaps an indication that Infinity Ward's trademark "in your face" moments will return in Modern Warfare 2. It's actually...
News Modern Warfare 2's Co-Op Broke The Cinematic Experience
Modern Warfare 2 totally does have co-op, it's just not quite in the same vein as what many expect
It'll be enjoyable in short two-player chunks, rather than full-on romps through the single-player campaign. Robert Bowling told VG247 that the reason full co-op for the single-player experience wasn't included was because it "really broke the...
News Naughty Dog Explain Their Love For Bungie & Infinity Ward
It's a big deal when a developer says something nice about another developer
Especially when one developer is exclusive to Playstation and another exclusive to Microsoft. Infinity Ward, well they're just the third in a lovely crowd. So when Naughty Dog said "hey Bungie, hey Infinity Ward, we love you guys," in the credits of Uncharted 2,...
News Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Sniper Footage Revealed
Just a bit more on Modern Warfare 2
This is a new video to emerge out of a recent multiplayer event that Infinity Ward held. The footage depicts the use of the sniper and shows some lobbies and stuff. Not very interesting for the casual Modern Warfare fan we must admit, but new footage will delight those itching for the game.
News Activision "Didn't Want Modern Warfare" Reveals Infinity Ward
"[Activision] wanted to be World War II
Again," reveal Infinity Ward of their block-buster title Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2. In an interview with Official Playstation Magazine - UK, Infinity Ward's head-honcho Vince Zampella has revealed how publisher Activision held them back from releasing a modern combat game for...
News Modern Warfare 2 "Infamy" Trailer Is Totally Over The Top
As promised, there's a new Modern Warfare 2 trailer
"Infamy" tries to pull at your heart strings. The question of morality underscored by readings from the Bible; ironic for a game all about shooting folk. We guess that's kinda the idea. Either that, or we're missing something. Still, we don't think Modern Warfare 2 is a game that trailers...
News Modern Warfare 2 Gets Another New Trailer In Sunday Night American Egghand TV Coverage
So, according to USA Today, Activision will be showing a new trailer for Modern Warfare 2 in between the San Diego Chargers and Pittsburgh Steelers game on Sunday
Any Americans who've dropped by this site and feel like kicking us in the face due to our "handegg" joke in the title, please chill — we're simply Brits trying to be comical...
News Modern Warfare 2 Dynamic Themes Are In The Works For Playstation 3
We love our LittleBigPlanet dynamic theme
But we feel like it's time we had a change. Sadly there's not much else available on the Playstation Store. Thankfully Infinity Ward are on the case, with "some [Modern Warfare 2] dynamic themes in the works for the PS3 XMB". We imagine a series of Modern Warfare 2 themes would fair rather well on...