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Former Modern Warfare devs wanted to give Call of Duty series a 'rest'

By Andrew Yoon, May 24, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Ultimately, what caused the huge rift between Infinity Ward execs Jason West and Vince Zampella and Activision? The two say that the team's desire to work on a game other than Modern Warfare 3 made an already tense relationship even worse.

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"And honestly, who can really blame them? They're not gamers or even in love with games like most ..."

- Naberios25 see all 30 comments

Modern Warfare 3 'Content Collection 2' now available on Xbox 360

By Andrew Yoon, May 22, 2012 11:00am PDT

The second DLC pack for non-Elite members is now available on Xbox 360. "Content Collection #2" contains five maps: Getaway, Lookout, Sanctuary, Foundation, Oasis, Kill Switch, and Iron Clad. In addition, the add-on offers two spec ops missions.

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Released e-mails show Activision preparing for Infinity Ward fallout

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 8:30am PDT

Newly released e-mail exchanges among Activision executives show the tensions in the days and weeks leading to the company's firing of Jason West and Vince Zampella.

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"Why? Because it's been a whole week? Are you fucking kidding me? They've lost customers (like ..."

- Naberios25 see all 22 comments

Activision, EA settle Infinity Ward dispute

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2012 10:30am PDT

Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts have reached a settlement in a lawsuit surrounding the firing of Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince...

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"Go West and Zampella! Screw Activision and the crap they did to the employees of Infinity Ward."

- axiomatic see all 3 comments

Activision pays $42M to ex-Infinity Ward devs

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2012 11:15am PDT

Activision has paid the Infinity Ward Employee Group $42 million, after determining that the evidence against Jason West and Vince Zampella didn't implicate the other employees.

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"42million is like a weak pinch on the cheek. It's gonna take a lot more than that to make them ..."

- cptincognito see all 19 comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 PS3 bundle announced

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Hey you! Don't own a PS3 and one of the best-selling games of all time? Sony has announced a brand new SKU for retail: the "Limited Edition PS3 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Bundle."

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Call of Duty Elite has 2 million paying subscribers

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 2:15pm PDT

Activision's Call of Duty Elite subscription service now has two million paying members.

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"really it costs £60 for elite subscrition. it costs £12 per map pack. if they release 4 map ..."

- o.flaherty see all 20 comments

Modern Warfare 3 free 'Face Off' mode on Xbox 360 next week

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 1:00pm PDT

With all the hubbub over Call of Duty's "season of content," it's nice to see Activision throw non-paying fans a bone with some free DLC. Coming May 15th is the new Face Off mode--created specifically for 1v1 and 2v2 battles.

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Black Ops 2 may put Activision in legal hot water

By John Keefer, May 09, 2012 8:30am PDT

A legal memorandum that is part of Infinity Ward's suit against Activision may end up having legal implications on the recently announced Black Ops 2.

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"Huuuuge difference between Zapella/West and Silicon Knights though, eh?"

- viberunner see all 8 comments

Modern Warfare 3 DLC available on PC in May

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT

PC gamers can finally pay for Call of Duty DLC next month.

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"They aren't farming the console market so much as MS probably paid them to make it exclusive "

- Lucy Labia see all 11 comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 free weekend on PC

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 25, 2012 6:45am PDT

Though a new Call of Duty is due to be announced next week, and will doubtless launch in November, Modern Warfare 3 is hanging tough. Activision's hosting another free multiplayer weekend on Steam, and you can start pre-loading now.

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"I don't think having a free weekend is going to convince PC gamers to spend cash on...just...so ..."

- Yumcheese see all 5 comments

Ex-CoD strategist unveils new studio Robotoki

By John Keefer, Apr 24, 2012 6:45am PDT

Less than a month after abruptly leaving Activision, former Call of Duty strategist Robert Bowling announces his new studio.

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"what did that dude do, I forget. was it the dedicated servers outrage?"

- peat see all 7 comments

Call of Duty Elite April DLC available on Xbox 360 tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2012 4:45pm PDT

Like clockwork, Call of Duty Elite members can expect their monthly Modern Warfare 3 DLC tomorrow.

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"dammit, when is the PC gonna get some DLC... i'm starting to get very bored with the maps... "

- megreedy see all 2 comments

Call of Duty creative strategist leaves Activision

By John Keefer, Mar 26, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Infinity Ward exec and Modern Warfare strategist resigns.

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"It wouldn't be surprising, if most of your friends go on to a different company, it would seem ..."

- Timberwolph see all 59 comments

Modern Warfare 3 'Content Collection' coming to Xbox 360 on March 20

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 29, 2012 11:00am PST

As promised, the first DLC for Modern Warfare 3 that doesn't require a Call of Duty Elite subscription will be available on Xbox Live on March 20th.

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