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Sledgehammer leading development of next Call of Duty


Call of Duty series going into three-year development cycle now
Feb 06
Activision has just reported on their financials for the last quarter, and among the news they've announced that Sledgehammer Games will be leading the development of the next Call of Duty coming out this year. In the past, C... read
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Call of Duty's Onslaught DLC dated for PS3, PS4, and PC


Releases on February 27
Feb 05
Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC was released last month for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. And like clockwork, the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC versions of the game will see the new content a month later. Specifically ... read
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I get by with a little help from Michael Myers
Call of Duty: Ghosts is one of the most disappointing games in the series' history. Although I didn't dislike it as much as Jim did, there's certainly something missing that made past games in the franchise appealing, an... read feature

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Nightfall descends on Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction


A teaser for the first new episode
Jan 23
Episode 1: Nightfall is coming with the Onslaught downloadable content for Call of Duty: Ghosts, and here's a deeper look at what to expect. It takes place in the Alaskan wilderness, where the Nightfall Program has been rese... read
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Real life in the way? Then sign up for CODnapping


As in Call of Duty, not like, a cod fish
Jan 21
Call of Duty's real life ad campaign continues with this year's Call of Duty: Ghosts. The ad starts off almost as an homage to the intro from The Dark Knight with the whole Joker bank robbery scene. Then we see it's that one... read
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Call of Duty

CoD: Ghosts Xbox 360 update stabilizes Broadcaster mode


Further competitive rules restrictions added
Jan 18
Infinity Ward has pushed out Call of Duty: Ghosts' first update of the year on the Xbox 360, addressing complaints from users regarding its Broadcaster mode and how it would sometimes cause the game to crash. The update also ... read
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Become Michael Myers in the new Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC


First of four downloadable content packs
Jan 13
GameStop leaked the first look, and now Activision has given us an extensive overview of what to expect from the upcoming Onslaught downloadable content for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Onslaught includes four new small to medium s... read
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Onslaught DLC

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC info leaks


GameStop poster reveals content for 1st DLC pack
Jan 11
First information for the upcoming DLC pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts has hit the web thanks to the keen eyes of one Twitter user making their way through a local GameStop. The pack, coming first to Xbox Live, will contain fou... read
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Call of Duty: Ghosts update adds Heavy Duty mode


Plus a bunches of fixes
Dec 23
Call of Duty: Ghosts received an update today across the PC, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. A new Heavy Duty mode was added to multiplayer, plus there are new loadouts added to the Infected mode. Five s... read
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Console transition

Activision blames new consoles for lower sales of Ghosts


Of course it's not Activision's fault
Dec 05
Activision knows why Call of Duty: Ghosts didn't sell as many copies as they had hoped, and it has nothing to do with them regurgitating the same game every year. Eric Hirshberg, Activision's CEO, told GameInformer that the s... read
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Call of Duty

CoD: Ghosts PC patch reduces required RAM amount


Further support for MLG also implemented
Nov 19
A new update for Call of Duty: Ghosts has been rolled out by Infinity Ward on PC, which intends to fix numerous stability issues and provide improved performance for Nvidia and AMD users. Ghosts' third update on PC has a... read
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Call of Duty

Data files hint at Call of Duty: Ghosts weapon DLC


Guns, guns, guns
Nov 14
Charlie Intel, courtesy of user @syncohboyy, recently got its hands on what look to be data files for weapon DLC in Call of Duty: Ghosts. The files plainly state "dlcweapon" with a number designation following each, as well a... read
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Call of Duty

CoD: Ghosts PS4 needs a day-one patch for full 1080p


Single-player is restricted to a native 720p without it
Nov 13
There was quite the fuss made about the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts outputting at 720p while the PlayStation 4 version was confirmed by Infinity Ward to output at a native 1080p, as one would expect from a "next-... read
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Infinity Ward

Infinity Ward: Call of Duty formula not for everyone


Annual release schedule is not always the best way
Nov 10
It's no understatement that Activision is the king of the annual game release. Call of Duty; Skylanders; and the -- may it rest in peace -- Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero franchises have been milked to death in more... read
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Get Double XP in Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer


Starting today at 10AM PST
Nov 08
Call of Duty: Ghosts is the biggest title launch of this week, and to celebrate Activision is running a Double XP weekend. It starts today at 10AM PST, and will go on until November 11 at 10AM PST. This is good for all the pl... read
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Call of Duty

This Call of Duty: Ghosts scene is straight out of MW2


Getting the most out of that animation
Nov 06
Building on your past work or even repurposing it as a cost-cutting measure isn't unheard of. I'd argue that it's not inherently that big of a deal, really -- unless people catch on. Then it's just becomes funny, or sad, or ... read
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It's time to mix things up, consolidate, and stop annual releases
There is room for Call of Duty in the gaming world -- I assure you. I don't know about milking it every damn year, but there is plenty of room for those of us who enjoy mindless first-person fun with our friends, oc... read feature

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Old dog, old tricks
While Call of Duty is often regarded as the epitome of the annualized, cynically produced, lazily constructed videogame franchise, I've always maintained that both Infinity Ward and Treyarch expended much more effort than the... read feature

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Call of Duty

Infinity Ward talks 720p for CoD: Ghosts on Xbox One


Does resolution even matter to you, really?
Nov 04
It was good of Infinity Ward to finally come out and confirm that, yes, Call of Duty: Ghosts runs at 720p natively on Xbox One and is upscaled to 1080p. Resolution matters to certain people -- some much more than others -- an... read
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Call of Duty infographic

Want absurd numbers? Here's a Call of Duty infographic


Billions and billions of SCARs
Nov 04
Call of Duty is a cultural phenomenon; we all know that by now. Still, the numbers that the franchise puts up are staggering. Not only does the series make truckloads of money, but it also consumes countless man-hours of time... read
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Call of Duty: Ghosts

Call of Duty: Ghosts is upscaled at 720p on the Xbox One


PS4 running at 1080p, Xbox One upscaled from 720p
Oct 31
A lot of rumors have been flying around in regards to the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts, and Infinity Ward's Mark Rubin has addressed them once and for all. For starters, Ghosts runs at 1080p on the PlaySt... read
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Now you've got my attention
[Update: Official trailer added. Extinction is described as a "1-4 player cooperative game mode featuring a unique blend of fast-paced survival action, FPS base defense, scavenging and class leveling." Get to the chopper.] ... read feature

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Call of Duty

These are the final Call of Duty: Ghosts system specs


A few changes to the minimum PC requirements
Oct 25
Sometimes, I feel like I'm writing the same story twice since history does tend to repeat itself. In this case, I literally am! Those minimum system specs for Call of Duty: Ghosts have been finalized by Infinity Ward and ther... read
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Ghosts

It's more Call of Duty: The launch trailer for Ghosts


Hope you like single-player
Oct 21
It dawned on me this morning how close we're getting to November. A few more nights spent watching horror movies and, before I know it, Call of Duty: Ghosts will be out. Heck, the launch trailer is already here, featuring fa... read
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Call of Duty: Ghosts clan features detailed


Deeper integration through the mobile app
Oct 10
Clans are of course back in Call of Duty: Ghosts. A new feature this year is that clans are now cross-platform. So you can be part of the same clan as your friends regardless of the platform. The free Call of Duty app also h... read
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CoD system specs

You'll need 6 GB of RAM for Call of Duty: Ghosts


PC system requirements
Oct 07
The system specs for Call of Duty: Ghosts have appeared on GeForce and they're worth a look for a couple reasons. Namely, there's the higher-than-expected minimum RAM requirement. And although it's something I'll need to get ... read
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Call of Duty

CoD: Ghosts' dedicated servers aren't Xbox One exclusive


Hybrid system will attempt to find the best matches
Oct 07
Up until this point, there's been little if any talk about dedicated servers for Call of Duty: Ghosts outside of such support being confirmed for Xbox One. The game's coming to platforms other than Xbox One, as you surely kno... read
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Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Ghosts' Squads sounds good on paper


But I've been let down by silly AI before
Oct 03
I've been out of the game for long enough that Call of Duty: Ghosts' Squads sounds appealing. Not to the point where I'm as enthusiastic as this announcer guy, but you get the point. Squads is a set of modes centered around ... read
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And a dog. Don't forget the dog.
"You never expect something you trust to turn against you." Why yes, that is the definition of trust. I'm sure it sounded cooler in the writer's head. Snark aside, as a fan of the Call of Duty series' single player campaigns... read feature

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Activision bringing Destiny, Ghosts, more to gamescom


Plus Skylanders SWAP Force and Angry Birds
Aug 17
Activision will be at gamescom and are planning to wave their giant wads of money around as they will have the biggest ever demo-theater ever built in gamescom history for Destiny. It comes in at 72ft in length, 43ft wide, a... read






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