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News Modern Warfare 2 Get Its Own Energy Drink, Spills DLC Information
How can you know when a game is hyped through the roof? When it gets its own energy drink of course
Like these specially branded cans of Modern Warfare 2 Monster Drink. The cans come with tons of download codes for special Modern Warfare 2 themed goodies including: 1,000 copies of the Modern Warfare 2 Hardened Edition; 5,000 map pack codes for a...
News No Plans For A Modern Warfare 2 Pre-Launch Demo
Infinity Ward community manager Robert Bowling has confirmed via the wonders of Twitter that there are no plans for a pre-launch demo
Hence, if you're still totally on the fence regarding whether Modern Warfare 2 is the game for you — you're out of luck. Still, seeing as a quarter of the population will own the game by Christmas, you could always...
News Modern Warfare 2 Veteran Edition Announced By British Retailer GAME
British retailer GAME will exclusively retail yet another bundle of Modern Warfare 2; this time £119
99 Veteran Edition. The set includes the hardened edition of the game, which comes with an artbook, a digital code to download Call of Duty Classic, and a SteelBook case, as well as a unique gift box and a Captain Soap MacTavish ultra-premium 12...
News Sony Hushed On The Prospect Of A Modern Warfare 2 Bundle
With Microsoft putting their collective energy into marking the release of Modern Warfare 2 with a complete XBOX 360 bundle, Sony are remaining tight-lipped on whether they intend to do something similar for the Playstation 3
With Sony expected to keep the current 120GB PS3 Slim bundle-less for the forseeable future, rumours are mounting of a...
News Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Maps Footage Emerge
Behold, some off-cam footage of Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer mode
About three seconds into the above GamesTrailers video we concluded; "yep, this is Modern Warfare 2". Having not played the game ourselves yet (boo-hoo) we can't offer any concrete views on how similar the game feels to play but, dude, this looks like Modern Warfare...
Feature Push Square's Five Most Anticipated Playstation Games Of Q4, 2009
We're already feeling the difference here at PushSquare
Games are coming thick and fast now. While many have been delayed, there are still plenty of excellent games due for release in Q4, 09. We take a look at our five most anticipated. 5. Eye Pet (Playstation 3) We're sure Eye Pet is the last title people would expect to see on our most anticipated...
News Modern Warfare 2 Capture The Flag Multiplayer Trailer Confirms Game Is Still Fun
Modern Warfare 2 continues to amaze us in a totally unexcited kinda way
Allow us to explain. So good was Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare we're kind of cruising along claiming in static, dull voices, "yep, sequel's going to be absolutely amazing". We're not understating what is coming, genuinely Modern Warfare 2 looks set to be one of the -...
News Hans Zimmer Contributing To The Modern Warfare 2 Soundtrack
Well, this is a big one
There were rumours last night that Hans Zimmer — the award winning composer for films such as Gladiator, The Pirates Of The Caribean and As Good As It Gets — will be contributing to the Modern Warfare 2 soundtrack. That has now been confirmed by Infinity Ward's community manager Robert Bowling. We can't wait to see what...
News Square Enix Tease Japanese Launch Of Modern Warfare 2
Activision don't exist in Japan, but they have talked about making Modern Warfare 2 the "best selling game of all time"
They'll probably need to throw Japan into the mix in order to make it that. Cue this teaser site from Square Enix, headed with a similar looking "2" to that in the Modern Warfare 2 logo. Are we on the same wavelength?
News New Off Camera Modern Warfare 2 Single Player Gameplay Footage
For your viewing pleasure is a minute of Modern Warfare 2's single player campaign, shot at the GameCrazy company convention
The footage has been taken via a video camera so it's not the best, but it depicts a few soldiers hurling through a busy street. The most exciting thing we noticed was the way civilians come running, screaming down the street...
News MadCatz To Cash In On The Popularity Of Modern Warfare 2
MadCatz are gearing up to release a surge of officially branded Modern Warfare 2 accessories
The products include an "Action Controller" for the Playstation 3, a wireless controller that allows custom button mapping for "superior" control (apparently). The XBOX 360 counterpart will not be wireless so it looks like us PS3 gamers...
News Modern Warfare 2 Gets Age Old Dual-Wielding Mechanic
Your friendly-neighbourhood Infinity Ward blogger, FourZeroTwo, has confirmed that Modern Warfare 2 will have dual wielding
Hooray?"I was presenting a singleplayer mission at the GameCrazy show this morning on stage and happened to walk over a body that had Akimbo (dual wield side arm), therefore the icon for the weapon popped up on screen and...
News Good For You: Assassin's Creed II Ain't Scared Of Modern Warfare, No
Despite approximately 92
463% (not an actual scientific calculation - ed) of expected Holiday 09 games being delayed, Assassin's Creed II is sticking to its guns. The game will launch on November 17th, that's just one week after the juggernaut that's had every other game's publisher running scared - Modern Warfare 2. Producer Patrice Desilets was...
News Gamestop: Modern Warfare 2 Could Become The Greatest Selling Game Of All Time
Tony Bartel, the head honcho of American retailer GameStop's marketing department, reckons Modern Warfare 2 could become the best selling game of all time
Ever. In order to achieve that it would have to sell somewhere around 11 million copies, a feat currently held by Wii Play, Nintendo's - admittedly terrible - mini-game collection that sold...
News Modern Warfare 2 Squad Characters To Be Voiced By 50 Cent
If, "Yo dawg, where ma skull?" isn't a line in Modern Warfare 2, we'll be disappointed
The voice of many nightclubs (and the star of a few video games), 50 Cent is currently in the studio recording some voice work for Infinity Ward's upcoming Modern Warfare 2. As confirmed by community manager Robert Bowling, Fiddy will be serving one of the many...
News The First Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Footage Emerges, Reveals More Visceral Battles
Here's your first look at Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer component
We have to say, it looks extremely exciting. We can see from the video customised killstreaks among other things. You'll also noticed that from a graphical stance the environment seems much more alive now, with glass smashing and water hydrants being destroyed. We can't wait to see...
News Pachter Reckons British Modern Warfare 2 Pricing Is A "Test"
Speaking with Eurogamer, everyone's favourite video game analyst Michael Pachter has revealed that he believes Activision's steep British pricing of Modern Warfare 2 is a "test"
The game will retail at £54.99 ($90) here in the UK, a price hike Activision had put down to a "weak pound". Pachter disagrees. "Activision knows it has a...
News Modern Warfare 2 Brand Stregthened By The Addition Of The Phrase "Call Of Duty"
Remember when we reported that interest in Modern Warfare 2 was low because the words "Call Of Duty" weren't in the title? Well now those words have been stuck on the box, guess what, the game's super popular again
In fact, according to Nielsen's Video Game Tracking, interest is now sky-high again. Funny what a difference a few words can make. It's...
News Modern Warfare 2 Controller Peripheral In The Works
Activision, Activision, Activision
Can you do nothing without peripherals? A Tweet from Robert Bowling seems to suggest not. He states, "In a design meeting for a Modern Warfare 2 controller." He then goes on to ask whether people prefer convex or concave analogue sticks. We can probably assume that this isn't going to be a machine gun...
News Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition An HMV Exclusive In The UK, ?149...
HMV must be rubbing their hands right now
Somehow they've managed to bag exclusivity of the, admittedly overpriced, Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition. The combo which includes everything but the kitchen sink will retail for £150 in this part of the world (which, get this, is nearly $100 more than the American version if you do conversions and...
News Take A Look At The Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition
This is certainly not something you see everyday
The Modern Warfare 2 collector's edition is a piece of video game retail history. It's absolutely bonkers. For $150 you'll get the game, a PSN download copy of the original Call Of Duty, a steel game case, an art book, a custom moulded plastic head and working night vision goggles. Watch the video...
News Modern Warfare 2 Has "Call Of Duty" Written On The Box, Not Called Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Though
Alas, the irritating debate on whether Modern Warfare 2 will have "Call Of Duty" in the title rages on
This boxart posted on Twitter clearly shows the location of the words "Call Of Duty". So you'd be safe to assume the game is actually called Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 right? Wrong. Note this press release from Activision that notes...
News Modern Warfare 2 In Less Recognisable Brand Shocker
Chatting to someone we know is a huge Call Of Duty fan recently, we asked if he was excited for Modern Warfare 2
The response? "Nah, more interested in Call Of Duty 6." We didn't have the heart to explain but it really does back up the topic at hand here. Gamasutra are reporting that without the "Call Of Duty" label in the name...
News Infinity Ward: Two Player Co-Op Is The "Magic Number", Any More Players Results In A "Clusterf**k"
You have to admire Infinity Ward's honesty
When asked why they opted for just two players in Modern Warfare 2's co-op mode, spokesman Robert Bowling concluded, "Two player seemed to be the magic number for co-op. That's when it stayed really fun and intense without becoming a clusterf**k of things." Bowling also allayed fears about the...
News Don't Worry, Infinity Ward Won't Charge You To Use Multiplayer In Modern Warfare 2
Activision-Blizzard have been considering implementing a subscription service to their games
In a survery sent out to customers they asked "how likely" players would be to purchase or subsribe to a system that provides "new in-game content like map packs and betas," and "team-management services." The survey sent out a...
News Breaking News: Modern Warfare 2 Collector's Edition In The Works
Well here's a shocker to spit your cornflakes out over
Modern Warfare 2 is going to get a Collector's Edition. Surprise! A Gamestop listing confirms the package to be $80, although of course, that's subject to change. According to Joystiq (who got in touch with Infinity Ward's community manager Robert Bowling), the collector's edition is currently...
News Activision Reckon Modern Warfare 2 Will Eclipse All Other Call Of Duty Games
Infinity Ward have set themselves a massive task
By creating one of the best games this generation in Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - they have to eclipse it with their sequel Modern Warfare 2. With Call Of Duty 4 selling 7,894,673,721,544,013 (note: not entirely factual) copies, and World At War bringing in a fifth of new players; Activision...
E3 2009 First Modern Warfare 2 Gameplay Footage
Doesn't seem like Infinity Ward are going to drop the ball in regards to a totally cinematic single-player experience for their upcoming Modern Warfare 2
The game was shown off during Microsoft's E3 press conference and showcased some really interesting snow locations. The player is shown peering over an arctic cliff, before subsequently climbing it...
News Finally, A Modern Warfare 2 Trailer Worth Talking About
We've been openly disappointed with all the recent Modern Warfare 2 trailers
But this one, oh boy(!), this one is amazing. Moulding in some flashback footage from CoD4, this is probably one of the best trailers we've seen in a while. There's a lack of gameplay footage (although there is some in there) but hey, who cares, this trailer essentially...
News Guess What, Activision Have Another Modern Warfare 2 Trailer To Tease
Honestly, we're excited about Modern Warfare 2
But good grief Activision, do you have to keep building the hype to these 20 second teaser trailers. To be fair, they are touting that this one is a full trailer (thank God). If you're still letting Infinity Ward hype you to hell - the trailer will premiere this Sunday (May 24) during the NBA Eastern...
News A Few Seconds Of New Modern Warfare 2 Footage
At this point, Infinity Ward can post a picture of badger with a rabbit on its head and still earn us about a gajillion hits
Regardless, here are about 4 seconds of new Modern Warfare 2 footage. Genuinely looks amazing in places.
News Another Modern Warfare 2 Trailer Will Be On GameTrailers This Thursday
GameTrailers is building up a reputation for being the place to reveal your game, well, unless you decided to stick some footage in between a basket ball game earlier last week
So in Modern Warfare 2's case - GameTrailers is the place to reveal more about your game. Apparently the trailer will feature new "scenes" from the game. No doubt...
News Modern Warfare 2 Will Feature Scuba Diving & Albert Wesker
As confirmed via an exclusive preview in British Playstation 3 magazine PSM3 - Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2 is set to introduce swimming, as well as new vehicular based mission objectives
One mission will take place whilst scuba diving, another aboard a helicopter with a further objective taking place on an oil tanker. It's also confirmed that...
News Modern Warfare 2 Revealed For The First Time
Here is your very first look at Infinity Ward's Modern Warfare 2
The full thing? Well that gets revealed on May 24th in the Eastern Conference Finals — what they are, we haven't a clue. Hey, we're British yo!
News Andy McNamara: "Infinity Ward Went 100 Extra Miles With Modern Warfare 2"
Speaking on the latest episode of Geoff Keighley's the Bonus Round, Andy McNamara, the editor of Game Informer magazine - who have the first look at Modern Warfare 2 this month - claimed that Infinity Ward went an "extra 100 miles" with Modern Warfare 2
When prompted by Keighley if Modern Warfare was going to biggest entertainment event of the...
News Activision: Modern Warfare 2 Will Be "The Biggest Selling Game Of All Time"
Infinity Ward are making a new game
You may have heard about it. It's called Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Given the success of previous games in the franchise, Activision reckon this game could be the "biggest selling video game of all time", as stated by brand manager Simon Wells. It's interesting that they should drop both the...
News GDC '09: Super Stylish Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Trailer Confirms November 10th Release Date
Embedded above is the first trailer for Infinity Ward's Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Rather swish it is too, using clever use of sound to depict a raid on, what appears to be, an airport security line. Sadly no gameplay footage or storyline details, but there is a date for your diary. Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be released on November...
News First Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Details Leaked?
Twitter is becoming a great place for loose-lipped developers to spill the beans on their work
A playtester for Infinity Ward's upcoming shooter, Modern Warfare 2, had the following bits and bobs to say about the new game: ·Vehicles will be in MW2·M16 will return, using stopping power will only be OHK at head, neck, and torso (abdomen, limbs, and...
News Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Due Q4 Of 2009
Little known about CoD4 sequel Modern Warfare 2 is to be released Q4 2009 according to an earnings statement released by publisher Activision-Blizzard today
Undoubtedly one of the most anticipated releases of 2009, we'll keep you updated on Infinity Ward's futuristic war shooter as soon as we know more.