Archive for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Modern Warfare 2 stimulus package live on PSN today

Posted in Activision, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Store with tags , , on May 5, 2010 by James Love

Today has seen the MW2 ‘Stimulus Pack’ go live on PSN, roughly a month after it debuted on XBL.

The package is priced at £10.99/€13.99 and is available now.

A full run-down of what else went live on the PS Store on it’s new Wednesday slot is available after the break.

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Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus screens

Posted in Activision, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Activision have released a bunch of screens for the forthcoming MW2 Stimulus Package DLC. The DLC has five maps in total, three of them brand new and two of them from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

You can catch the shots over at VG247.

Modern Warfare 2 becomes second biggest selling game of all-time in the UK

Posted in Activision, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 15, 2010 by James Love

After having set records for worldwide revenue, Modern Warfare 2 has now moved to become the second biggest selling game of all-time in the United Kingdom.

Infinity Ward’s shooter has now surpassed Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in terms of sales and now only has Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training left stopping it becoming the biggest game the country has ever seen.

Modern Warfare 2 is still in the ELSPA charts, sitting at number six even after being on sale for over four months.

[Thanks to MCV]

Video game BAFTA’s nominations announced

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on February 16, 2010 by James Love

The nominations for the British Academy Video Game Awards are in with Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Modern Warfare 2 and Batman: Arkham Asylum leading the way.

Uncharted 2 has a staggering 9 nominations including ones for its story, score and gameplay, with Modern Warfare 2 not far behind with 8 nominations for multiplayer and use of audio.

The GAME Award of 2009 will be up to a public vote, and the shortlist comprises of Assassin’s Creed II, Batman: Arkham Asylum, The Beatles: Rockband, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, FIFA 10, GTA China Town Wars, Legend of Zelda Spirit Tracks, Street Fighter IV, Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and Wii Sports Resort.  Phew that’s a big list.

Voting is now live at www.baftagameaward.com, so get on over and make your choice!

Full details are after the jump.

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Next Call of Duty not expected to repeat Modern Warfare 2 domination

Posted in Activision, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , on February 11, 2010 by James Love

Modern Warfare 2 has been a phenomenal success, there can be no disputing that. In fact, it has been so much of a success that Activision publishing boss Mike Griffith has said that the company has “not planned on repeating the same level of success on this year’s title,” however they still remain “bullish” about it’s success.

[Thanks to GI.biz]

Modern Warfare 2 grosses over $1 billion

Posted in Activision, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 13, 2010 by James Love

Activision’s ubiquitous FPS has broken yet more records with it’s sales so far the $1 billion mark.

Modern Warfare 2 “exceeded… expectations” according to Activision boss Robert Kotick, hardly surprising considering in its first five days alone it grossed more than blockbuster films like Avatar, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and The Dark Night.

Full PR is after the jump.

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Modern Warfare 2 To Get DLC In Spring

Posted in Activision, Xbox 360 with tags , , on November 26, 2009 by James Love

Speaking from his Twitter page, Robert Bowling has stated that he expects MW2’s DLC to arrive in the Spring.

DLC is planned fir [sic] the wonderfully vauge timeframe of Spring. I’ll let you know when we know when it’ll be done.

To what the DLC entails was not stated, but keep your eyes peeled for it.

Thanks to TheSixthAxis.

GOONL!NE Review: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 [Xbox 360]

Posted in Activision, Reviews, Xbox 360 with tags , on November 20, 2009 by David Pitchforth

Developer: Infinity Ward
Publisher: Activision
Also on: Playstation 3
Release Date: Tuesday November 10th 2009
Age Rating: BBFC 18

[Disclaimer: This is the second of our two reviews of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. If you want to read our previous review of the Playstation 3 version, please click here.]

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Would You Pay For Modern Warfare 2 Online?

Posted in Activision, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on November 16, 2009 by James Love

Speaking to GameCentral,  Activision has been talking about using a similar subscription model to games like World Of WarCraft for Call Of Duty, claiming that paying for online features is a result of fan demand.

“Our gamers are telling us there’s lots of services and innovation they would like to see that they’re not getting yet,” they said. “There is demand from the core gamers to pay up for that.”

Would you pay to play MW2 online?

Modern Warfare 2 Shatters Sales Records

Posted in Activision, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on November 13, 2009 by James Love

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Activision have announced today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has become the biggest launch in history across all forms of entertainment with estimated sales of $310 million in North America and the United Kingdom alone in the first 24 hours, according to internal Activision estimates.

Modern Warfare 2 was released on Tuesday November 10th, to worldwide fanfare across the globe, including over 10,000 retail outlets in the U.S. alone which held midnight openings to meet consumer demand. In its first day it sold around 4.7 million copies in just North America and the United Kingdom, again according to Activision estimates.

“The Call of Duty franchise has become a cultural phenomenon showing the power of video games as an entertainment medium,” said Mike Griffith, CEO of Activision. “The shattering of these entertainment records is a testament to the compelling, cinematic and uniquely engaging experience that the Call of Duty brand delivers. Modern Warfare 2 has taken interactive experience to unprecedented heights setting a new standard for entertainment.”

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