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Opinion: Does Advanced Warfare Answer the Call of Duty?

By Steven Wong, Nov 25, 2014 11:00am PST

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is a big hit, but does it deserve to have the Call of Duty name? We break the game down to see if it has enough heroism and valor to earn itself a medal of honor. 


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Call of Duty: Heroes builds its bases on iOS and Windows 8 tablets today, Android soon

By Daniel Perez, Nov 20, 2014 12:45pm PST

Call of Duty: Heroes will hopefully scratch your free-to-play base-building itch, although it has a number of features Call of Duty fans may actually enjoy.


Destiny trial demo now available across all platforms

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2014 8:30am PST

Curious to see what all the love / hate for Destiny is all about? Do you own a last-gen or current-gen game console? Then you could try it out for yourself starting today.


Destiny's Iron Banner 2.0 is now live until November 24

By Daniel Perez, Nov 18, 2014 6:35am PST

Bungie has flipped the switch to allow Guardians to partake in the new Iron Banner 2.0. Think you have what it takes to accept the challenge?


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Bungie deploys 2.44GB Destiny 1.0.3 patch today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2014 10:35am PST

Today's Destiny patch includes the new Iron Banner 2.0 content, as well as some additional Bounty slots. The patch, however, is... kinda big.


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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare patch features prestige reset, connectivity optimizations and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2014 10:40am PST

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will be getting patched up soon. The patch will address prestige reset issues, feature connectivity optimzations and more.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review: Modern Again

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2014 9:22am PST

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare drops its pretense of modern conflict and jumps into full sci-fi futurism, much to the series' benefit. Our review.


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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare companion app offers Clan Wars and emblem editor

By Daniel Perez, Nov 03, 2014 9:30am PST

With the release of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, a new companion app has been released that offers a number of note-worthy features.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare studio co-founder talks multiplayer, eSports, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 03, 2014 12:00am PST

Sledgehammer Games studio co-founder Michael Condrey took a moment to talk to Shacknews about Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, its evolution, the influence of eSports pros, and also answer some questions from our Chatty community.


Rumor: Guitar Hero returning on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Oct 31, 2014 8:00am PDT

Activision's Guitar Hero franchise may be making a comeback on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, if an ongoing rumor is to be believed.


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The Legend of Korra Review: Chi Blocked

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2014 11:30am PDT

Between the show's inventive premise and Platinum's development skill, The Legend of Korra could have been something truly special. That potential makes it all the more disappointing that this game is so aggressively mediocre. Our review.


Shack Reels: 10 ways to improve Destiny

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 25, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Even though it continues to pull people back in, there's no denying that Destiny can be better. So Greg looks at ten ways the game can improve.


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PC system requirements revealed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 20, 2014 7:45am PDT

The PC system requirements for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare have been revealed. Let's see if your rig has what it takes to take on this "advanced" shooter.


Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions launching November on PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms

By Daniel Perez, Oct 09, 2014 10:40am PDT

Activision has announced Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions will be available this November on PC, last-gen and current-gen consoles.


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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets free digital upgrade program

By Steve Watts, Oct 08, 2014 8:15am PDT

If you buy Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare digitally on the last generation, you can upgrade to the shiny new versions once you get a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One. Plus, you'll keep all your gear and DLC.


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