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Not a lot looks changed in Call of Duty's 'Power Changes Everything' trailer


Maybe it's meant ironically?
Sep 24
For a trailer that boldly suggests that "power changes everything," Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare sure looks pretty similar to past installments in the franchise. I guess the guys jump higher before using their mega-de... read
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Call of Duty

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's multiplayer has butt slams and more


Seven minute breakdown
Sep 03
If our made up Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare preview didn't sate your desire for gung ho gunplay, here's a seven minute look at Titanfall's I MEAN THE NEW CALL OF DUTY'S multiplayer.  The butt slams are cool, alon... read
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Call of Duty skips Wii U

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare won't come to Wii U


Sorry, Nintendo fans
Aug 20
Call of Duty will not be coming to Wii U this year, Sledgehammer Games co-founder Michael Condrey revealed today via Twitter. The decision was Activision's, according to Condrey, leaving Sledgehammer to focus its attenti... read
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Watch the Golden Gate Bridge get destroyed in Advanced Warfare


Okay, those grenades are hecka cool
Aug 12
Ghosts was a giant disappointment but man Advanced Warfare is looking really good. I'm mostly interested in the multiplayer at this point, but the single-player looks like it will be worth it this time around too.  The latest video for the new Call of Duty focuses on San Francisco, showing off a chase and the eventual destruction of the famous Golden Gate Bridge.  read
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Call of Duty

Play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare a day early with the Day Zero Edition


Pre-order for weapons and early access
Aug 11
This week, Activision is making its next major promotional push for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. (Perhaps you read our "preview" or saw the multiplayer trailer.) That can only mean one thing: it's time to talk about pre-or... read
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Here's the debut trailer
Activision is offering an in-depth look at multiplayer in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare today during a live event but if you're content with seeing just the basics, this trailer will suffice. With the new exoskeletons, game... read feature

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Fight the powers that be!
A campaign trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare came out which goes over some of the plot points. I also speculate on some rather obvious, yet still uncertain, plot developments to come. The trailer also announced a multiplayer reveal coming August 11, which I theorize could come with a beta announcement. read feature

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer teased, collector's edition detailed


The $120 version includes a season pass
Jul 29
A brand new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has dropped today, detailing how the conflict leads the way for the Atlas PMC to come into power. It's your typical Call of Duty trailer, with tons of cool looking set p... read
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Confirmed: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will have audio


*shrug*
Jul 08
A new behind-the-scenes video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has confirmed that the game will indeed have audio. Guns will have the pew pew noises, dudes will go "oh no you shot me how did you know bullets were my weakness!?. Oh, and there will be lots of explosions.  read
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Look, I know what a laser is. You're not fooling me.
In a lovingly overproduced developer diary, a couple of Sledgehammer bros ran down the exciting new gear in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, including this year's "game-changer," the exo-skeleton, and hyped some of their other groundbreaking innovations such as... as laser. If nothing else, there was an opening for a Mountain Dew joke. read feature

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Call of Duty

Advanced Warfare's exoskeleton to redefine how you play Call of Duty


Maybe it will, maybe it won't
Jun 24
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's tagline is "power changes everything," and Sledgehammer's doing its best to explain what that means. There are lots of futuristic enhancements being made, but it's not likely that any are mor... read
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Advanced Warfare

New Call of Duty focuses on being realistic forty years in the future


Military advisors and futurists help
Jun 17
For the most part, Call of Duty has dealt with past or present scenarios up until now. But, Advanced Warfare is going to move the story ahead forty years. How can Sledgehammer Games craft a realistic future when it... read
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The action you expect
The last decade has brought us ten new Call of Duty games. With that steady drip of titles, the series' developers have figured out how to craft increasingly elaborate action scenarios. Despite being at it for a while, t... read feature

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Cancelled Sledgehammer shooter was set during Vietnam War


Game had Dead Space type moments
May 05
The latest Game Informer has Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare as its cover story, but it also revealed a bit about developer Sledgehammer's earlier, cancelled project. Their first Activision project was a third-person shooter t... read
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Advanced Warface

First details on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer


Different Instagram filters on the box art, Xbone gets DLC first
May 02
Kevin Spacey vehicle Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which we brought to you guys last night, has some more details trickling out. Notably, the deliciously Titanfall-like exoskeletons in the Advanced Warfare extend "across al... read
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Next Call of Duty has a major focus on private military contractors


Metal Gear?!
May 01
The next Call of Duty game from developers Sledgehammer Games is to be revealed this Sunday. We've been given a brief teaser image, and now Activision has clued us in on what the theme of the game will be through this VICE p... read
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Call of Duty

Oh, look! It's Sledgehammer's new Call of Duty


What's he looking at?
May 01
Technically, this isn't the first image of the new Call of Duty in development at Sledgehammer Games -- that distinction was wasted on this close-up shot. Let's forget about that one. Here, via Game Informer ahead of its cove... read
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Call of Duty 2014

The first image of the new Call of Duty is solemn, kind of pointless


These posts are never important
Apr 23
It's that time of year again. With the NBA playoffs heating up, so are the annual rumors surrounding the imminent reveal of the new Call of Duty. This time, it's Sledgehammer at the helm of the S.S. COD, and the developer aim... read
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Call of Duty

This year's Call of Duty to prioritize PC, PS4, Xbox One


Activision calls it 'a next-gen-first production'
Feb 10
Now that there are three separate studios heading up new installments of Call of Duty, we'll be looking to Sledgehammer Games for its take on the franchise this year after Infinity Ward dropped the ball with Call of Duty: Gho... read
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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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New Call of Duty

Sledgehammer hiring for new Call of Duty game


PEW PEW PEW
Jan 16
After having its third-person Call of Duty cancelled, Sledgehammer Games, which was founded by ex-Dead Space developers, went on to help with the development of Modern Warfare 3. Shortly after its release, the developer was h... read
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Cyberpunk 2077, CoD: Ghosts & GTA V


The Destructoid Show gets all hot and bothered
May 03
Today on The Destructoid Show, we talk about all kinds of SEO-friendly click-bait topics!Call Of Duty: Ghosts has been announced, and it's next-gen, and apparently, Sledgehammer games isn't working on it. Anthony Burch ... read
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Call of Duty

Sledgehammer suggests it isn't working on CoD: Ghosts


Studio has its own project
May 02
Given its prior work on the franchise, it wasn't unreasonable to expect Sledgehammer Games to be involved with Call of Duty: Ghosts. That does not appear to be the case, however. "Congrats to Infinity Ward on [Ghosts]! O... read
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SF's demonic BART screech was worked into Dead Space


You know that noise *shudder*
Feb 06
Glen Schofield, GM of Sledgehammer games, in his D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 presentation on details on games, talked about how everyday experiences -- from your favorite lunch place to your morning commute -- can influence game mak... read
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Sledgehammer hiring for new Call of Duty title


...for Xbox 360 and PS3
Nov 19
A new Call of Duty title? No one would be surprised. But one for the Xbox 360 and PS3? Hmm. Sledgehammer Games, the co-developers of Modern Warfare 3, are hiring a Senior Environment Artist for an upcoming Call of Duty f... read
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Call of Duty Elite Premium Members on the Xbox 360 side will be getting a brand new multiplayer/survival map plus two new Spec-Ops missions tomorrow. This content, along with the three previously released maps, will all be a... read feature

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PSN to get first Call of Duty Elite maps on February 28


Feb 02
Premium Call of Duty Elite members on Xbox Live have had access to the first two Modern Warfare 3 maps of the Content Season for more than a week now. Today, Activision has announced when "Liberation" and "Piazza" will make i... read
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Do the Modern Warfare 3 chicken dance


Nov 14
I don't know why, but this video by YouTuber projectrooster makes me die laughing. It might have something to do with the song just being perfect for the little chicken dance. DO THE CHICKEN DANCE! [Thanks, Scott!] read
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Modern Warfare 3 dev tries to boost Metacritic user score


Nov 14
OH THE CORRUPTION! Sledgehammer Games boss Glen Schofield has been upset by the Metacritic score for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and was caught red-handed attempting to boost it via Twitter. But before we grab our pit... read
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Whether or not Call of Duty deserves its status as the most powerful videogame franchise of the modern era is a debate that will likely rage long after its star has faded. No matter what one thinks of Activision's market-domi... read feature







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