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*Updated* Donald Trump signs Tencent order, may make many video games illegal

August 7, 2020

Update 3:00pm AEST Here is the (rather oddly written) section that indicates the order is targeted at Tencent’s WeChat app and not their broader portfolio. Update 2:45pm AEST Sources have reportedly confirmed to the LA Times that the executive order itself pertains only to Bytedance’s TikTok and Tencent’s WeChat and was written to specifically exclude […]

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PlayStation Plus giving away Modern Warfare 2 and Fall Guys for free

July 28, 2020

PlayStation have confirmed their August 2020 line up of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers. August will bring a little single-player action in Activision’s recently released Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered. For those looking for multiplayer fun, the excellent battle royale indie Fall Guys will be your new favourite after-work game. Modern Warfare […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Review: Welcome Back, Old Friend

November 3, 2019

12 years after its original release, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is still considered by many to be the best entry in the series. Developer Infinity Ward has grappled with its legacy ever since, trying to recapture the aspects of the game that made it a hit. In 2019, the roundabout of Call of Duty developers has […]

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Infinity Ward’s Dino Verano on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, producer life and the value of a community beta

September 26, 2019

Dino Verano has a long career in games, working as a producer on numerous Activision titles. He’s also someone who understands the value of community in helping to polish and balance a game ahead of launch thanks to his prior career in quality assurance. Now a producer and team lead on Infinity Ward’s Call of […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launching October 25

May 30, 2019

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is fondly remembered as one of the best first person shooter titles ever made. One of the first examples of the series taking its single player campaign into full-blown Hollywood blockbuster territory, it also featured a multiplayer component that ranks among the series best. It spawned two popular sequels […]

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A love letter to the humble video game grappling hook

December 3, 2018

Think about all the video games you’ve played. Now think about how many of those titles didn’t have a grappling hook in them and how lame that was. The grappling hook is one of the most iconic tropes in video games history. It has such longevity that people are still making games built around it […]

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The ten greatest video game soundtracks we’d love to hear live

September 4, 2018

This year at Gamescom, the Video Games Live orchestra performed selected arrangements from the Overwatch original soundtrack. The performance was amazing, its heroic themes accompanied by some of the game’s iconic cinematic shorts. A video game soundtrack played live, particularly by a full orchestra, is something that’s only come into vogue in the last decade […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4‘s Private Beta hints at a series ready to reinvent itself in little ways

August 15, 2018

Call of Duty is a franchise you either love or hate, there doesn’t seem to be much in between. There are a few reasons for this. It’s home to one of the most aggressive, toxic communities in gaming. It found its niche as a multiplayer twitch shooter years ago and hasn’t felt much need to […]

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Activision finally confirms Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

March 8, 2018

After several days of leaks, some rather obviously “leaked “by PR and others genuinely leaked from sources close to the developer, Activision have finally confirmed that this year’s installment in the Call of Duty series will be Black Ops 4.

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Call of Duty World League National Circuit open to Australia and New Zealand

January 15, 2018

Competitive Call of Duty teams from both Australia and New Zealand now have the chance to sign up to the Call of Duty World League National Circuit to test their skills and teamwork on a national scale, in order to prove who’s the best down under.

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Games Review: Call of Duty: WWII (Xbox One X, 2017): A welcome return to form

November 9, 2017

What is this sensation I’m feeling? Is it … enjoyment? Am I actually having fun with a Call of Duty game again? I think I am! My god, it’s been a while.

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Call of Duty: World War II goes back to the well

April 21, 2017

Remember when we were all so excited for the Call of Duty series to leave its well-trodden World War II roots behind? Apparently, after a decade of increasingly futuristic entries in the series, the series is finally ready to return to its roots.

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Gamescom 2016: Activision announces release dates for new Call of Duty, Skylanders and Destiny

August 18, 2016

Activision has announced its line-up of game release news at Gamescom 2016, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland, Skylanders Imaginators and Destiny: Rise of Iron.  Call of Duty: Infinite Warfares – Zombie in Spaceland takes players and zombies to a 1980’s theme park. Players will be able to kill the zombie […]

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Game of Thrones’ Kit Harrington to star in new Call of Duty Game

June 17, 2016

Acivision have announced that Jon Snow himself, Kit Harrington is set to star in the upcoming Call of Duty game, Infinite Warfare. Harington will play the leader of the enemy faction, The Settlement Defence Front and as an added bonus, director Guy Ritchie (Snatch, The Man from U.N.C.L.E) has directed all of Harrington’s scenes. While the […]

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E3 2016: PS4 owners to get early access to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare remaster

June 15, 2016

Activision’s Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare remaster will be available to those who pre-purchase Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. If you have a PS4, you’ll be able to jump in sooner than everyone else.

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E3 2016: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer is all about things exploding in space

June 15, 2016

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare debuted a new trailer during Sony’s E3 press conference yesterday, playing like someone had pounded a case of Red Bull before attempting to write an episode of Battlestar Galactica.

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Video Games Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops III (PS4, 2015)

November 13, 2015

In many ways, Call of Duty: Black Ops III has to deal with the same design problems that Advanced Warfare, and even Ghosts, had to deal with. What can you do to keep a franchise that ruled the roost in one hardware generation fresh and interesting while still providing new ideas and features that move […]

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Video Games Interview: Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar talks Call of Duty: Black Ops III

October 22, 2015

The 2015 EB Expo was a huge show boasting equally huge titles, and few titles are as huge as Call of Duty. With Black Ops III right around the corner, we caught up with Treyarch’s Studio Design Director David Vonderhaar to talk about his dev career, what we can expect from the new game and where we go […]

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First games line up announcement for EB Expo promises Star Wars Battlefront and Fallout 4

July 16, 2015

EB Games have released the first official games line up for this year’s EB Expo and it’s a doozy. Headlining the announcement is the news that both Star Wars Battlefront and Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be playable at the PlayStation 4 stand. But that’s not all. Also on hand will be titles like Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Rainbow […]

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Bruce Campbell and his deadly chin are coming to a Call of Duty game near you

May 27, 2015

Alright, you ignorant screwheads – listen up. The new DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Supremacy, drops June 2 and will be throwing the best chin in the business into the mix. Bruce Campbell, nerd icon and star of Sam Raimi’s Evil Deadfilms has joined the DLC’s already star-powered cast list, including Bill Paxton, […]

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