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Call of Duty XP Wrap-Up: eSports, Laser Tag, and Zombies

By Billy Rehbock, Sep 06, 2016 12:20pm PDT

An inside look at this year's fan-oriented Call of Duty event.


Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta coming to PS4 in October

By John Keefer, Sep 02, 2016 11:44am PDT

Also, Jackal Assault will be added as a PlayStation VR experience for free later this year.


Call of Duty XP fan event coming to Los Angeles in September

By John Keefer, Jun 08, 2016 7:55am PDT

If you are in the area, stop by ... but get a ticket first.


Call of Duty XP event not returning this year

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2012 11:45am PDT

Activision has revealed that it won't be holding another Call of Duty XP event this year, though it claims that future events are "possible."


"No no, Translation: "CoD XP Elite is for the Modern Warfare series." Which makes sense unless ..."

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Activision: Call of Duty XP was second most viewed Livestream event

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 14, 2011 3:45pm PDT

Activision reports that its recent Call of Duty XP event is now the second most viewed event online.


"If you want to mean "something streamed live," you should say "live stream." Two words, not ..."

- XII_Of_Blades see all 32 comments

Daily Filter: September 7, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Sep 07, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Today's Filter features a new trailer for Supremacy MMA, a PAX Prime 2011 trailer for Firefall, new screenshots for Red Dead Redemption, and much more!


"Isn't Tyler J. Smith theangrywaffles? When did he a job at Shacknews? That's awesome!"

- Dschinghis Khan see all 2 comments

Call of Duty XP video recap

By Tyler J. Smith, Sep 06, 2011 7:00pm PDT

The Call of Duty XP filter features brand new b-roll, cinematics, and briefings for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty Elite from the Call of Duty XP event in Los Angeles, California.


Modern Warfare 3 interview with Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling

By Xav de Matos, Sep 06, 2011 2:00pm PDT

At Call of Duty XP this past weekend, Shacknews discussed some of the changes and reaction to the latest entry in the best-selling Call of Duty series with Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling.


"I'm not a COD hater but honestly this game looks EXACTLY like the previous two MWs, seriously ..."

- ShXIII see all 38 comments

Modern Warfare 3 'Survival Mode' preview

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 3:30pm PDT

Shacknews grabbed a seat with an Activision representative to play the game's new Survival mode. Survival pits two players against waves of increasingly difficult enemies across all of the game's 16 multiplayer maps.


"Hey cool survival mode and shopping zones, that sounds extremely innovative. Even the naming ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 7 comments

Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer preview

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews jumped into a rotating hopper to bring you our impressions of Modern Warfare 3's 'Kill Confirmed' mode as well as test out some of the major changes made to the game's multiplayer mode.


"I read it, it sounds like MW2 and Black Ops but instead of Killstreaks we now have strike ..."

- kurumba see all 25 comments

Limited Xbox 360 'Modern Warfare 3 bundle' announced

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 1:15pm PDT

Microsoft continues to show its love for the best-selling Call of Duty franchise, revealing a new 'Limited Edition' console bundle for the latest game in the series.


"new customers. I have the MW2 one, bought for me as a gift ~2 years ago."

- loco3kgt see all 4 comments

Call of Duty Elite priced at $50 annually; MW3 'Hardened' edition includes one year

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Though a slew of content is available for free for all users that sign up for Call of Duty Elite, a premium service will be offered for an annual price of $49.99. Additionally, Activision has announced one year of the service will come bundled with the ga


"They have not clarified. We asked a few questions regarding Elite and they were unable to ..."

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Modern Warfare 3's 'Kill Confirmed' multiplayer mode revealed

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Developers Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games revealed a new mode coming to Modern Warfare 3, dubbed 'Kill Confirmed,' along with new sharable, customization options for 'Private Matches.'


"Honestly think this game is probably just a rental. I had hoped that since a new studio was ..."

- Jish9099 see all 3 comments

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 ditches kill streaks, adds 'Strike Packages'

By Xav de Matos, Sep 02, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has ditched Kill Streaks in favor of rewarding players based on points. Additionally, the game now separates streak bonuses based on three play types: Assault, Support, and Specialist.


""According to Infinity Ward, while kill streaks were fun, they did little to reward players that ..."

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Pre-order Modern Warfare 3 on Direct2Drive, get the original for free

By Shack Staff, Sep 02, 2011 11:30am PDT

If you don't already have Modern Warfare, Direct2Drive is offering it as a free pre-order bonus for Modern Warfare 3.