Infinity Ward News


Call of Duty not representative of military life, says Ghosts producer

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 01, 2013 3:45pm PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts continues taking the series into Hollywood blockbuster territory. Part of the reason for that is because Activision and Infinity Ward can't imagine replicating the war stories told to them first-hand.


"Hell, remember when Gearbox carbon-copied the beginning of Full Metal Jacket for the training ..."

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Why Call of Duty: Ghosts discarded old multiplayer modes

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Innovation can be difficult for Call of Duty after so many years, so Activision and Infinity Ward decided to start from scratch when thinking of new multiplayer modes for Ghosts.


"I've always like HC DOM. I love diving on a control point and fighting guys off while I take it ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts' next-gen upgrade plans detailed

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 16, 2013 4:15pm PDT

With so many cross-generation games launching this year, both Sony and Microsoft have announced plans to let gamers "upgrade" from one gen to the next--usually at a cost of about $10. However, there isn't just one way to take advantage of this deal.


"it's only because they used a tiny monitor I hate you people"

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Call of Duty: Ghosts companion app gives clan XP

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2013 8:30am PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts senior executive producer Marcus Iremonger explains how the companion app in the works from Beachhead Studio ties into the main game with objective-based XP rewards.


Call of Duty: Ghosts started as 'Modern Warfare 4'

By Steve Watts, Sep 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts executive producer Mark Rubin explains how the game originally started as a Modern Warfare 4 concept, but evolved into being an entirely separate (but similar) continuity.


"Because as we all know, only CoD has DLC maps and extras. EA would never consider this with BF. "

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Call of Duty: Ghosts campaign uses 'plausible' sci-fi concepts

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 11, 2013 3:00pm PDT

The opening to Activision's campaign trailer might make you think Call of Duty: Ghosts has tossed out any idea of realism. But the opening scene in space is entirely possible, according to Activision's Dan Amrich.


"Well, first they'd need to design guns that wouldn't suffer catastrophic failures due to extreme ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts' single player campaign revealed

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 10, 2013 8:45am PDT

This new explosion-filled Call of Duty: Ghosts video explains how America could be threatened by such a massive military attack. Spoiler-alert: it involves spaceships.


"Not interested. These games just have no appeal to me anymore. Titanfall on the other hand... ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts pre-orders include Eminem album discount

By Steve Watts, Sep 09, 2013 8:30am PDT

Activision is offering a discount code for Eminem's next album with pre-orders of Call of Duty: Ghosts.


""We apparently call EVERYTHING that happens in the game industry." -- Chris Remo, Idle Thumbs ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts PC will look better than next-gen console versions

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 19, 2013 7:00am PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts will ship on pretty much every platform imaginable, from current to next-gen systems. And the PC version will come out on top--at least visually--Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin says.


""The PC version supports installation to the hard drive." "The PC version supports changing the ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts producer says fully destructible environments 'not very interesting'

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Infinity Ward executive producer Mark Rubin says the dynamic maps in Call of Duty: Ghosts are intended to add a layer of strategy, rather than a simple visual flourish of blowing up structures.


""I don't know if there was something in the air that made us both want to go in that direction," ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer hands-on: Cranked and Search & Rescue

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2013 10:30am PDT

After watching Activision and Infinity Ward debut Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer, it was time to go hands-on with two new game modes: Cranked and Search & Rescue.


"*wind whistles as tumbleweed rolls by* ahem....so pretty much the same thing with scripted ..."

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Call of Duty engine blamed for lack of female fighters (until now)

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2013 8:30am PDT

Female soldiers are a new inclusion to the Call of Duty series and Activision senior producer Yale Miller talks about why they decided to debut them for Ghosts.


"I'm just hoping they keep the Q3 mouse code in there. The CoD games have always had decent Q3 ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts will not launch with microtransactions

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 15, 2013 6:30am PDT

Call of Duty: Ghosts will feature over 20,000 customizations and Activision notes that all of it will come on-disc, microtransaction-free.


"Most of Call of Duty customizatons are on/off. I'm guessing its mostly weapons + mods + skins + ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts' $200 Prestige Edition includes tactical camera

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 14, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Yes, it's time for yet another ridiculous Collector's Edition for a Call of Duty game. This year, Ghosts will be getting a Prestige and Hardened Edition. How much of a fan are you? Well, you can determine that by how much you're willing to spend.


"As off-putting as all that sounds, some asshole at Infinity Ward deserves a ridiculous bonus for ..."

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Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer revealed: female soldiers, dynamic maps, and more

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 14, 2013 11:30am PDT

In case you missed the live reveal, here's what's new in COD: Ghosts' multiplayer. Plus: the trailer


"Really awesome news about the character customization and especially about the female avatar ..."

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