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‘Call of Duty Mobile’ has been downloaded 172 million times for free, but “Call of Duty Modern Warfare” still made $600 million during its opening weekend

The latest “Call of Duty” games are both doing well with consumers. The free to play “Call of Duty: Mobile” has been downloaded more than 172 million times and has earned $US87 million, according to data from Sensor Tower. Meanwhile, “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” saw $US600 million in sales […]
‘Call of Duty Mobile’ has been downloaded 172 million times for free, but “Call of Duty Modern Warfare” still made $600 million during its opening weekend
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The latest ‘Call of Duty’ game is already setting sales records on PlayStation 4 and PC, and it’s likely to become the best-selling game of 2019

“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” generated more than $US600 million in sales during its first three days. It’s Activision Blizzard’s most successful digital launch of all time, setting sales records on PC and PlayStation 4. “Modern Warfare” uses a new engine with photo-realistic graphics. The game also allows players on […]
The latest ‘Call of Duty’ game is already setting sales records on PlayStation 4 and PC, and it’s likely to become the best-selling game of 2019
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The biggest game company in the world isn’t Nintendo — it’s a Chinese company that has a piece of everything from ‘Fortnite’ to ‘League of Legends’

The world’s biggest game company isn’t Nintendo, and it isn’t Microsoft or Sony either – it’s a Chinese company named Tencent. Tencent is a Chinese conglomerate that has major holdings in tech, film, music, and gaming. Despite being a relatively unknown name among gamers, Tencent has major stakes in some […]
The biggest game company in the world isn’t Nintendo — it’s a Chinese company that has a piece of everything from ‘Fortnite’ to ‘League of Legends’
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Warriors star Klay Thompson reveals his favourite video games

After tearing his ACL in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Warriors star Klay Thompson won’t be able to return to the court for months. As he recovers, Thompson has turned to one of his favourite hobbies to help pass the time – video games. In an interview with Business […]
Warriors star Klay Thompson reveals his favourite video games
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New York City’s vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organisation dedicated to its local gaming culture

Andbox is a new esports organisation created to represent New York City’s social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City’s “Call of Duty” team in Activision’s upcoming league. NYXL has created a […]
New York City’s vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organisation dedicated to its local gaming culture
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Pro gamers can get paid up to $50,000 an hour to play newly released games

Popular live streamers are being paid up to $US50,000 an hour to play newly released games, according to a new report. Professional gamers like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Michael “shroud” Grzesiek have millions of followers and their livestreams have tens of thousands of viewers at any given moment. Video game […]
Pro gamers can get paid up to $50,000 an hour to play newly released games
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‘Call of Duty’ studio evacuated following bomb threat

The studio behind major “Call of Duty” games like “Modern Warfare” and “Infinite Warfare” was evacuated on Thursday, Kotaku reports. Infinity Ward is based in Woodland Hills, California, and it employs hundreds of people. Police reportedly arrived on Thursday morning and informed the staff of a bomb threat. One of […]
‘Call of Duty’ studio evacuated following bomb threat
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The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019

From the early days of arcades, video games have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. The most popular video games, like “Tetris” and “Minecraft,” have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Looking at the changes in game sales over time reflects the rise and fall of popular genres and major […]
The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019
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It sounds like this year’s ‘Call of Duty’ is getting some major changes, including a ‘Fortnite’-inspired ‘Battle Royale’ mode — here’s what we know so far

Another year, another “Call of Duty” game. Sometimes it’s set in the past, sometimes it’s set in the future – the only constant is the franchise’s annual release schedule. By Thanksgiving, every year, there’s a new “Call of Duty” game on the shelves. Last year it was “Call of Duty: […]
It sounds like this year’s ‘Call of Duty’ is getting some major changes, including a ‘Fortnite’-inspired ‘Battle Royale’ mode  —  here’s what we know so far
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The Easter eggs hidden in all ‘Call of Duty’ games

VIDEO: Jason Blundell is responsible for creating easter eggs for Activision's latest title "Call of Duty: Black Ops III." Blundell shares with us why the company started putting so many 'Easter eggs' in the game's zombie mode, as well as some of the most ridiculous ones he and his team have created.
The Easter eggs hidden in all ‘Call of Duty’ games
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New ‘Call Of Duty: Ghosts’ Gameplay Trailer Is Explosive

Activision finally released its gameplay trailer for “Call of Duty: Ghosts” and its full of tanks, explosions, gunfire, and space(?). Yes, space. The first person shooter looks like an action-packed thrill ride set in an apocalyptic-like future. Here’s the game summary from Activision: “10 years after a devastating mass event, […]
New ‘Call Of Duty: Ghosts’ Gameplay Trailer Is Explosive
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How Gun Sellers Use Video Games To Promote Their Brands

[credit provider=”YouTube”] Electronic Arts, the maker of the popular Medal of honour video game series, had a promotional deal with the McMillan Group (which makes sniper rifles), and Magpul (which sells accessories for assault weapons) in which the company’s weapons are promoted to game players, according to The New York […]
How Gun Sellers Use Video Games To Promote Their Brands
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Mass Shooter Adam Lanza ‘Spent Hours Playing Call Of Duty’

[credit provider=”Apple”] The Connecticut school massacre gunman Adam Lanza spent hours playing violent video games such as Call Of Duty in a windowless bunker, according to an interview with a plumber who worked at the family home.Lanza killed 20 children aged six and seven and six adults at Sandy Hook […]
Mass Shooter Adam Lanza ‘Spent Hours Playing Call Of Duty’
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Neuroscience Research Shows Why Video Games Make People ‘Smarter, Better, And Faster’

[credit provider=”Daphne Bavelier, TED” url=”http://www.ted.com/talks/daphne_bavelier_your_brain_on_video_games.html”] University Of Geneva Professor and cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Daphne Bavelier gave a fascinating TED talk this summer in Lausanne on her research on brain science and video games. People automatically assume that video games, particularly action-filled shooting games, have a negative effect on the mind. Dr. Bavelier’s […]
Neuroscience Research Shows Why Video Games Make People ‘Smarter, Better, And Faster’
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New Call Of Duty Game Promotes Petraeus To Secretary Of defence

[credit provider=”via Kotaku” url=”http://kotaku.com/5959922/this-is-awkward-david-petraeus-is-in-the-next-call-of-duty-as-our-new-secretary-of-defence”] According to the producers of Call of Duty Black Ops over at Activision and Treyarch, David Petraeus was bound for higher office, that being the office of the Secretary of defence.The promotion is understandable, Patraeus was largely viewed as a “boy scout” and military mastermind in the […]
New Call Of Duty Game Promotes Petraeus To Secretary Of defence
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Oliver North Sold Weapons to Iran. Now He’s Selling ‘Call of Duty’

[credit provider=”CALLOFDUTY | YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=frWTXI8_Nnk#!”] In case you haven’t seen it already, Oliver North is now selling video games. And fear. It’s a step down from illegally selling weapons, true, but it’s still raising eyebrows.Go on, take a look at these clips. They’re part of a “documentary” released by publishers Activision […]
Oliver North Sold Weapons to Iran. Now He’s Selling ‘Call of Duty’
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An Incredible Return To Ground Zero Of The Chernobyl Disaster

[credit provider=”Timm Suess” url=”http://timmsuess.com/chernobyl-journal/chernobyl-journal-the-pictures/”] Three years ago, Timm Suess had the opportunity to visit what he calls “ground zero of the 1986 accident“, the town of Pripyat, which along with its inhabitants was the main victim of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. “Chernobyl is a more lively place than you might imagine: […]
An Incredible Return To Ground Zero Of The Chernobyl Disaster
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MegaUpload’s Playboy Founder Kim Dotcom Is Also One Of The Best Gamers In The World

[credit provider=”3news.co.nz” url=”http://www.3news.co.nz/The-mystery-of-Kim-Schmitz/tabid/367/articleID/151976/Default.aspx”] Between jetsetting around the world, hanging with Bruce Willis, and buying up sportscars, MegaUpload founder and multimillionaire Kim Dotcom had time to cultivate some other hobbies.Perhaps cultivate isn’t a strong enough word.
MegaUpload’s Playboy Founder Kim Dotcom Is Also One Of The Best Gamers In The World
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9 Ways Modern Technology Has Changed Video Games Forever

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&kw=call+of+duty&intv=None&shgroup=-10&sh=10″] In January 2007, Steve Jobs stepped on stage. He pulled a phone out of his pocket.”It’s a phone, an iPod, and an Internet device all in one. Are you getting it yet?”
9 Ways Modern Technology Has Changed Video Games Forever
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Hauls In $400 Million Overnight, The Biggest Gaming Launch Ever

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&kw=call+of+duty&intv=None&shgroup=-10&sh=10″] Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 beat the previous one-day video game sales record, bringing in $400 million in the United States and the UK after it was on sale for one day.Activision-Blizzard said today it sold more than 6.5 million copies of the game after it […]
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Hauls In $400 Million Overnight, The Biggest Gaming Launch Ever
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Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Appears To Be A Smash Hit: Users Are Complaining About Registration Problems

[credit provider=”nichebloggers” url=”http://nichebloggers.org/call-of-duty-modern-warfare-3-wallpapers/”] Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 has come out of the gate hot. According to an official Call of Duty Twitter Feed, the “Elite” feature released with MW3 — which keeps track of user stats and multiplayer data — is having trouble handling the amount of users trying to register.
Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Appears To Be A Smash Hit: Users Are Complaining About Registration Problems