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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.


"Steve Watts posted a new article, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets free digital upgrade program"

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare trailer debuts Exo Survival mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 24, 2014 10:35am PDT

The latest trailer debuts Advanced Warfare's take on four-player co-op survival.


Sledgehammer Games co-founders discuss Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 25, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Sledgehammer co-founders Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield speak to Shacknews about what's coming up in Advance Warfare, as well as how eSports and live streaming are changing the way Call of Duty is being played.


"I'm curious how much money MLG is making on CoD, since they're basically the only league I know ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer - the Shacknews analysis

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews not only had a chance to go hands-on with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, but some footage even made its way back to the Shack offices, where our own Joe Tirado put his Call of Duty knowledge to work with a savvy analysis.


"I wish =( I've watched a lot of videos now and am getting a pretty solid grasp of it though. ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare senior director talks multiplayer map design, modes, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Sledgehammer's senior development director, Judah Graham, spoke to Shacknews about some of what to expect with Advanced Warfare's multiplayer, talking about the three-year development cycle and what's emerged from it.


"Holding out for Ultra COD: Modern Black Advanced World Ops at Warfare: BroOps Edition 2"

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - first multiplayer details

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 11:00am PDT

Sledgehammer Games is centering the multiplayer experience around the new exoskeleton. More than that, though, they're also big fans of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which is why they're bringing back several features and maps from Treyarch's previous effort. Shacknews recently...


"Movement and verticality looks nowhere near as fast and fun as Titanfall to me. Seriously just ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero promotion announced

By Robert Workman, Aug 11, 2014 10:55am PDT

Want to play the game 24 hours before its actual release? Read on.


Watch the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal here [Update: It's over]

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2014 9:30am PDT

Activision and Sledgehammer Games are at Gamescom 2014 are ready to pull the curtain back on the multiplayer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live on Twitch.


"Looks really good I have to say, we shall see what materializes. I am sure it going to do ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: seen at E3 2014

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2014 8:30am PDT

I'm afraid the explosion-to-plot ratio in Call of Duty may be veering wildly out of control. In a demo at E3, Activision showed off a few of the...


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare gets DLC first on Microsoft consoles

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 9:44am PDT

Microsoft's Phil Spencer opened this year's Microsoft E3 Media Briefing by revealing a new trailer for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Spencer accompanied the trailer with the announcement that, just as in years past, Microsoft consoles would be the first to receive DLC and ...


Canceled third-person Call of Duty game focused on 'Secret War' in Cambodia

By Andrew Yoon, May 05, 2014 10:00am PDT

According to studio cofounder Glen Schofield, the now-canceled game would have taken place during the "Secret War" in Cambodia and Laos during the Vietnam War. However, the setting was simply "too obscure."


"too bad. i wouldn't have minded CoD going back to their roots of how shitty war actually is, ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare coming November 4, stars Kevin Spacey

By Andrew Yoon, May 02, 2014 5:45am PDT

Activision has revealed the next Call of Duty game ahead of schedule. It has Kevin Spacey. Being evil.


"I think I played it before. This can looks like Crysis and better than last parth of CoD."

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Next Call of Duty reveal coming Sunday morning

By Steve Watts, May 01, 2014 9:30am PDT

Activision has begun teasing the reveal of its next Call of Duty game, with the debut trailer set to come this Sunday morning.


"what did you expect? It's the biggest selling gaming franchise ever, whether you play it or not. "

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Call of Duty 2014 image gives glimpse at next-gen

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 22, 2014 3:00pm PDT

This year's Call of Duty game is being developed by Sledgehammer Games, and here's a first look at their next-gen engine.


"eh Crysis did that 7 years ago so much harder to simulate us palefaces. Too much subsurface ..."

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Call of Duty games moving to three year development cycle

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 06, 2014 2:45pm PST

Activision has announced that future games in the COD series will move to a three-year development cycle. The series has traditionally maintained a two-year cycle until now, with developers Infinity Ward and Treyarch alternating annual releases.


"1 and 2 were damn DAMN fun games in SP. Ditto MW1 actually, they've been shitty rehashes ever ..."

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