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  • Blog Post: Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Trailer Straps Tom Cruise To The Side Of An Airplane

    The Mission Impossible movies have historically placed Tom Cruise (and not his stunt double, notably) in precariously high positions, and the latest entry in the franchise seems to be no exception. This time, instead of being on top of a very high cliff , or the Burj Khalifa (the tallest man-made structure... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Rolls Out PlayStation Store Ultimate Edition Sale

    If you've made the leap to digital and are looking to expand your PlayStation 3 collection, Sony has a deal for you. Now through May 27th, you can choose from 10 games, each up to 65 percent off (75 percent for PlayStation Plus Members). Each title comes with all available DLC at a low price. The... More
  • Blog Post: Modern Warfare Favela Map Removed

    Activision has temporarily removed the popular Modern Warfare multiplayer map 'Favela' after receiving complaints from Muslim gamers over imagery found in the game. Text attributed to Prophet Muhammad which reportedly reads "Allah is beautiful and He loves beauty" was recently discovered... More
  • Blog Post: Final Modern Warfare 3 DLC Dated For PC, PS3

    The fourth and final bundle of Modern Warfare 3 download content, Final Assault, arrives on PlayStation 3 and PC early next month, Activision said today. The content hits on October 10, and includes five multplayer maps: Decommission, Off Shore, Gulch, Boardwalk, and Parish. If you are a Call of Duty... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty: MW 3's Final Assault DLC Trailer

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's fourth and final collection pack features five new multiplayer maps, and this trailer gives a scope's eye view of all the death. Here's how Activision describes the Final Assault DLC: The final act of the Call of Duty: MW3 Content Season, Collection #4: Final... More
  • Blog Post: Steam Summer Sale Heats Up

    Valve's digital distribution service just kicked off its annual summer sale, and there are some great deals to be had. The Steam Summer Sale runs through July 22, and will feature a rotating roster of discounted games. There will also be fan voting on deals -- right now you can vote for either Magicka... More
  • Blog Post: Terminal Map Coming To Modern Warfare 3

    Infinity Ward announced that the fan-favorite "Terminal" map from Modern Warfare 2 is coming to Modern Warfare 3 -- for free. However, some players will have to wait awhile. In accordance with Activision's deal with Microsoft, the DLC is coming to Xbox Live first; it launches on July 17... More
  • Blog Post: PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle Announced

    Sony is launching a new PlayStation 3 bundle later this month that includes a copy of Modern Warfare 3. The bundle launches on May 25 and includes a copy of the game and a 320GB PlayStation 3 System. It costs $299. [Source: PlayStation Blog ] More
  • Blog Post: Latest Modern Warfare 3 Content Drops Available For Elite Premium Members On Xbox 360

    If you've paid the subscription fee for a Call of Duty Elite premium membership and you play Modern Warfare 3 on the 360, today is the day to reap your rewards. Activision announced today that Elite premium members on Xbox 360 can now access Modern Warfare 3 content drops 4 through 6. These include... More
  • Blog Post: Jailed Megaupload Founder Falls From Top Spot In Modern Warfare 3 Rankings

    It's been one hell of a week for Kim Dotcom. Seven days ago, he was living a lifestyle of the rich and famous in a lavish Auckland, New Zealand mansion, driving around in a Rolls Royce, and sitting on top of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 leaderboard for Xbox 360. Then on January 19th, the founder... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Plans More Frequent DLC Updates For Modern Warfare 3

    Activision's blockbuster Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is already an incredible sales success. Now, the company revealed that it plans to keep its audience engaged year-round with frequent downloadable content -- including the possibility of new missions and spec-ops modes. In an interview with... More
  • Blog Post: Industry Rebounds In November With Strong Retail Sales

    The past two years have been hard for the game industry, as retail sales have sagged since February of 2009. However, the strong holiday lineup of 2011 seems to have jumpstarted the industry, thanks to titles like Activision's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and better home console sales. Gamasutra... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 12/02/11

    We're all still recovering from the long Thanksgiving weekend and preparing for the fresh blast of cold weather in Minnesota, which means plenty of lazy time bundled up inside this weekend to play games. Here's what we'll be tackling this weekend: Tim Turi: I’ve had it about up to here... More
  • Blog Post: Modern Warfare 3 Avatar Sales To Benefit U.S. Military Veterans

    Activision is doing its part to help the military men and women that inspired its Call of Duty franchise through the Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit organization that helps provide job placement and training for military veterans. Today, the company announced that all sales of Modern Warfare 3 Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: Jonah Hill And Jake Sully Star In New MW3 Clip

    You might remember Jonah Hill as the chubby, funny kid from Superbad. You might remember Jake Sully as the guy from Avatar that plugged his ponytail into a CG horse's butt. Now, these two cinematic legends have teamed up for a new live-action trailer for Modern Warfare 3. The clip, entitled "Trash... More
  • Blog Post: Activision CEO Compares Call Of Duty To The Hurt Locker, Black Hawk Down

    This past weekend, I played through the Modern Warfare 3 single-player campaign in full. Without getting into spoilers, this six-hour military epic had me stepping into the boots of various characters to shoot up the New York Stock Exchange, witness terrorist-driven devastation in Paris, and stab a freaking... More
  • Blog Post: Call Of Duty Elite Reaches 1M Paid Subscribers

    Activision is assuring gamers that the cavalry is on the way for its free and premium online service Call of Duty Elite. The company says that it expects to continue to roll out features for the service as things progress, and that everything should be fully operational by December 1. The Elite platform... More
  • Blog Post: GameStop Sold 600,000 Call of Duty Elite Subscriptions

    The game retailer revealed a surprising statistic in its recent earnings call -- it has sold over 600,000 subscriptions to Activision's Call of Duty Elite service in its retail stores. While many have questioned the demand for digital content sold at traditional brick-and-mortar retail, in this case... More
  • Blog Post: Skyrim Beating Out Modern Warfare 3 On Steam

    Of the many titles released last week, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 were probably the biggest. While we'll need to wait a while to see how they shape up in the sales charts -- and Modern Warfare3 will almost undoubtedly win -- we do have some intriguing evidence that... More
  • Blog Post: Review Round-Up: Skyrim, Modern Warfare 3, Zelda, More

    We've officially reached the peak of the crazy 2011 video game holiday season, with the biggest week of the year for both releases and reviews. There was a lot to read, and it's likely you missed some of it, so here's a round-up of all of the new reviews that Game Informer put up this week... More
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