Often included among lists of today's "hardcore AAA" titles, Call of Duty is actually being aimed at a different audience, according to its studio. Hit the jump to see why CoD is focusing more on the casual crowd!
Out of all the video games in all the world, Call of Duty keeps popping up with strange and unexpected news. Did you know that gamers have been playing Call of Duty for just under 3 million years' worth of game time? Hit the jump for more details!
Massive news in the video game world today, as polarizing Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has announced plans to lead a buyout of the third-party game publisher from French parent conglomerate Vivendi for an estimated $8 billion. Hit the jump for the breakdown and analysis
Activision and developer Infinity Ward are gearing up for a big Call of Duty reveal. The next entry in the series, Call of Duty: Ghosts, is scheduled to hit Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, and next-gen consoles, and a "Masked Warriors" teaser sets the stage for an unveiling at the May 21 Xbox event. Check it out after the jump.
Video game movies usually suck--it's just the way of things. Activision Blizzard is playing it smart with their hojillion-selling Call of Duty franchise, as it looks like the military shooter will never be re-imagined as a blockbuster movie! Hit the jump for word from Activision's Bobby Kotick!
We've all heard guitarists complaining about Guitar Hero and Rock Band, but what do actual members of the armed forces have to say about modern military shooters? Form up after the jump to hear from those who've served!
Call of Duty: Black Ops II has shattered worldwide entertainment sales records, and now one gamer has attempted to shatter the Guinness World Record for the longest marathon video game playing session! His final time is clocked in at just under 136 hours--headshot the jump for more insane details!
Call of Duty is one of the biggest, if not the biggest franchise in all of gaming. Does the 2012 installment, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, deliver "more of the same?" Or does it step outside its box to try something new? The answer, surprisingly, is a bit of both--check out the full review after the jump!
In all of the hysteria surrounding the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, a few thousand owners of the PC version were caught out with an unexpected surprise when the second installation disc didn't feature the game itself, but Mass Effect 2 instead. Hit the jump to see BioWare's awesome response to the situation.
Gamers know all about plugging away at a favorite title in marathon sessions, but sometimes it gets taken too far. An Ohio teenager's Call of Duty marathon has landed him in the hospital--more after the jump.
Los Angeles may not be the friendliest city in the world, but at least the day-to-day commute isn't filled with exploding helicopters and collapsing buildings. Hit the jump to see some fierce fighting through the war-torn streets of future LA in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2!
It always happens every time you boot up multiplayer--you have your opponent in your crosshairs, dead to rights, and somehow he's still able to take you out in a single hit. Corridor Digital takes gamers' frustrations with one-hit kills to their absolute extreme in their new video, "Art of the Instakill"--check it out after the jump!
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is the next in line for the ever-growing Call of Duty franchise, and this one looks to take the technology up a notch. Watch as developer Treyarch manages to mix horseback action with hovering drones in the reveal trailer past the break.
The bad news just keeps piling on for Megaupload founder Kim Schmitz. After getting arrested last week, his treasured #1 ranking in Call of Duty has been unceremoniously taken over by another online player since he's been in jail. Hit the jump for all the details.
Many people on both sides of the ocean have the impression that Japanese gamers are not into Western games. Bump the jump to see why Japanese gamers themselves think that might be, or whether they do indeed think that at all!