Showing posts with label Activision. Show all posts
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Friday, October 25, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Out Now

First-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from Infinity Ward and Activision is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

In an epic re-imagining of Modern Warfare sub-series, developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision attempts to reboot first-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which is out now on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Dive deep into its gripping single-player campaign that has made a few improvements over subject matter, worked on better character development and have players face difficult truths on their journey to get a challenging experience.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Out Now

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Gritty nature of war is explored through an intense narrative where you play as protagonists CIA Agent Alex "Echo 1", Sgt. Kyle Garrick and Urzikstan Liberation Force leader Farah Karim alongside SAS Captain John Price.

Taking on various missions within campaign mode, different playstyles are included as close quarter, stealth or long-range combat. Depending on whether you are a recruit or a veteran multiple difficulty options are there to start with.

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Bravo Six, Going Dark

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In order to make multiplayer mode replayable, Infinity Ward has added a variety of competitive components. For a large scale match of more than 100 players, get on board with "Ground War" or play 2v2 mode "Gunfight" for short rounds.

Weapon customization system Gunsmith let players tweak loadouts of their primary and secondary firearms. Killstreaks rewards are back and depending on ability to recognize if NPCs are a threat or not, you get collateral damage score.

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Extremely Replayable Multiplayer

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A newly released official launch trailer for CoD: MW highlights its premise and gameplay bits in a brief showcase.




RELATED: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Special Ops Trailer

For the first time in Call of Duty series history, Modern Warfare will feature cross-play support for players on all platforms. In following months of release, post-launch content will come to players on all platforms, for free.

Shortly before launch, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare faced backlash from fans over a timed exclusive Spec Ops Survival mode for PS4. There was a rumor of Activision adding loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics but that is yet to be seen.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Special Ops Trailer

In a new trailer, Activision offers a close look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Special Ops co-op mode.

Serving as a soft reboot of Modern Warfare sub-series, first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision is all set to arrive on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Less than away from launch, MW is revealing new details every now and then to keep up the hype. In a recently released trailer, fan-favorite game mode Special Ops marks its anticipated return and re-imagined for a new generation.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Special Ops Trailer

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Latest Modern Warfare official trailer showcases high-octane gameplay aspects of Spec Ops multiplayer mode.




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CoD: MW multiplayer mode Special Ops is comprised of a couple of interconnected Operations where you will form four-player strike teams to take down a threat from Eastern Hemisphere and complete multiple objectives as well.

In order to complete these team-based missions, players can either take a stealthy approach or go all guns blazing if they want. Throughout a wide variety of maps, Operations would offer the most involved activities and experiences.

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You and your team would engage Al-Qatala army in the city of Verdansk and destroy their detailed coordinates. Primarily, four multi-stage Operations would be available at release and progress would carry over to multiplayer modes.

You are also free to hop on an ATV, helicopter, tank or any other vehicles necessary for your tactics to succeed. Though players are free to make calculated moves, enemy A.I. will react accordingly and thus, may change the tide of battle.

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Special Ops Missions

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Missions can be played out solo or in a team of four to test your performance in a star ranking based system. These are more complex type of Operations, designed to be replayable and focused on killstreaks, weapons and other features.

Special Ops Survival is basically a wave-based horde mode where players are to go up against tides of increasingly difficult and resolved group of opponents over a Multiplayer map in co-operative combat alongside three friends.

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Since progressions will carry over and are interconnected, Spec Ops mode will serve as a great add-on to Modern Warfare campaign. Also, something sinister is teased nearing the end of trailer, which probably is a throwback to Modern Warfare 2.

Call of Duty series veterans would recognize some modern rendition of familiar world from Modern Warfare games. There are plans for adding more post-launch content for Spec Ops mode but no details are revealed just yet.

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Explore Tactical Options

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One of the biggest reasons for MW craze among fans is cross-play support, which is the first ever in entire CoD franchise. That excitement has faded soon for Spec Ops Survival mode as it would remain a PS4-exclusive feature for a full year.

Despite Infinity Ward denying any timed exclusivity content for Sony consoles, it was later revealed that above-mentioned multiplayer mode in fact is not coming to PC and Xbox One platforms before October 1, 2020 at all.

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However, this move shouldn't come to players as a surprise considering PS4 players got their hands on Beta program ahead of others, establishing the fact that people who own Sony consoles would get more than just Day 1 advantage.

Activision reportedly got a large number of pre-order cancelled for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare over Survival mode timed exclusivity but is still keeping up because it is too late now for any renegotiation of their contract with Sony.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 Pro Bundle Revealed

A brand-new PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle is coming for Activision’s highly anticipated shooter Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Only a few weeks from anticipating release on this holiday season, upcoming first-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is coming to all major platforms like PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 25, 2019.

To celebrate the epic launch of latest Call of Duty spin-off series title release, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a brand-new PS4 Pro console bundle today in association with developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 Pro Bundle Revealed

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CoD: MW base game on Blu-Ray disc will be bundled with a jet-black 1TB PS4 Pro console and a matching DualShock 4 wireless controller. By purchasing the bundle, you can save off $59.99 retail price for MW Standard Edition on PS4.

Modern Warfare will raise all stakes higher than ever and players who own a 4K TV will truly appreciate all that action in 4K resolution. Playing on HD TV will also offer increased image clarity using Supersampling Mode of PS4 Pro.

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Priced $399.99 only, the bundle is already available on Best Buy for pre-order and will come to other storefronts like Amazon, GameStop, Walmart and select stores around Canada and U.S. soon on October 25, 2019.

As leaked earlier and now confirmed through recent announcement, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will feature a timed exclusive content Spec Ops Survival mode for a full year and this is unlike anything Sony has ever done before.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Call of Duty: WWII on Humble Monthly Bundle

Call of Duty: WWII, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Spyro Reignited Trilogy has been added to Humble Monthly Bundle for November.

To prove that having an ongoing subscription to Humble Monthly bundle will always give you the bang for your buck, first-person shooter title Call of Duty: WWII has been revealed as one of their early unlock games for November 2019.

Although a best-selling FPS title from developer Sledgehammer Games was already enough for next month, adding two more widely popular games; Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Spyro Reignited Trilogy may seem way too generous.

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Call of Duty: WWII on Humble Monthly Bundle

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All three of these above-mentioned titles from publisher Activision are coming to for PC platform and have some impressive number of sales figures under their belt as well as generally favorable reception from both critics and fans.

By paying a minimum monthly amount as low as only $12, members are getting a mix of AAA and indie games on Humble Monthly Bundle via Steam codes that are generally revealed on first Friday of each month and yours to keep forever.

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For September 2019, Humble provided a total value of $179 in a lineup of Distance, God's Trigger, Guacamelee! 2, Mothergunship, Slay the Spire, Squad and State of Mind, including exclusive Humble Original game Shady Knight.

For this month, members are getting their hands on Avernum 3: Ruined World, Override: Mech City Brawl, Planet Alpha, PUSS!, Roman Sands, Sonic Mania and Spiral Scouts that largely contributes to a total monthly worth of $174 only.

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October 2019 Humble Monthly Bundle Games

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Also, turn-based strategy game BattleTech from developer Harebrained Schemes and publisher Paradox Interactive comes with Flashpoint expansion DLC and Shadow Hawk Pack featuring skins for a more wholesome experience.

Subscribers get up to 20% discount on any purchase they made on Humble Monthly and 5% of their overall monthly proceedings go to various charity. Plus, Humble Trove gives you access to a large collection of more than 60 DRM-free games.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Adds Firehawk DLC Kart

Teaming up with Call of Duty Endowment, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled adds special kart Firehawk for a good cause.

In a latest addition to limited time Grand Prix event, Spyro N. Friends has joined kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and some more challenges are revving up for upcoming Spooky Grand Prix, going live today.

CTR: Nitro-Fueled has also added a special paid DLC kart Firehawk and as part of their association with Call of Duty Endowment program, all of its proceedings will be donated to support veterans in getting high-quality civilian jobs.

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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Adds Firehawk DLC Kart

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Modeled after a classic military plane, Firehawk is basically a hover kart or the very first plane of CTR. Fashioning in dark green paint job, this fancy vehicle bears a classic WWII-era look with CoD Endowment logo printed on its tail.

Anyone who already has Aviator Crash skin can get a perfect match with Firehawk to hit the tracks. Those who are interested to purchase this ride should hurry as the kart will only be available it generates $1 million from sales.

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Firehawk Concept Art

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When there was a rumor of adding micro-transactions to the game, it faced a bit of backlash from fans. However, players would likely to appreciate current premium DLC addition to Nitro-Fueled since this one serves a great cause.

Each month, developer Beenox and publisher Activision brings a new Grand Prix event full of new character, costumes, kart parts and tracks to race on, all of which is open for any players to earn for free without spending any money.

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Fly For A Cause

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Call of Duty Endowment non-profit project is working towards the goal of finding better jobs for 100,000 veterans by 2024. Following its establishment in 2009, they helped 60,000 former military members to get well-paying jobs so far.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Firehawk kart DLC is out on respective digital storefront of each console platforms and depending on region, its price may vary.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4-Exclusive Mode Outrage

Player on PC and Xbox One are angry over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare yearlong PS4-exclusive mode.

Only a few days ago, developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision has successfully launched an Open Beta program for upcoming first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Turns out, multiplayer beta for Modern Warfare has drawn largest number of audience in entire Call of Duty history. Then upon players discovering inclusion of a yearlong PS4-exclusive mode, things quickly went to south.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4-Exclusive Mode Outrage

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Activision and Infinity Ward stated that most of CoD: MW post-release content will be released simultaneously on all platforms unlike before but PS4 players would have a limited timed exclusivity period over them.

In best cases, Sony console owners will get Day 1 advantage but when it comes to Spec Ops Survival mode, it will exclusive for a full year. This absolutely nonsense has definitely irked majority of PC and Xbox One player community.

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Earlier, developers premiered story trailer for their latest shooter in recent State of Play stream by Sony Interactive Entertainment and there, Spec Ops mode is stated to remain exclusive to PS4 until October 1, 2020 nearing its end at 2:30.

Infinity Ward garnered so much fan support for MW 2019 being a fan-service title so far but Activision apparently made a deal with Sony a year before already, probably to get them on cross-platform play on top of a hefty sum of money.

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Even narrative director Taylor Kurosaki went on Twitter for some clarity about this decision that made fans mad.



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Kurosaki says that except for Spec Ops Survival mode, everything else is available for players on all platforms. Moreover, this unforeseen decision was made by people above their pay grade, which is a clear nod to publisher Activision.

He also claimed that PS4-exclusive mode is only 1% of the whole game and keeping it out doesn't simply ruin entire Modern Warfare experience for a player since 99% of content comes out for everyone on same day.

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All that hype that was built around Modern Warfare being incredibly gory and grounded in realism, plus having cross-play support for all has dimmed down by the confirmation of a locked away multiplayer mode until October 2020.

Anyone who is not on PS4 is not getting the full game and therefore, shouldn't pay full price. PC and Xbox One player base are rallying over social media to cancel their pre-order to protest against such ridiculous action by publisher.

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By the time this timed exclusivity will over and Spec Ops Survival will launch on other platforms, essentially a new Call of Duty game will be out, which is presumably Call of Duty: Black Ops V and then people will forget about the issue.

Sony has been enjoying timed-exclusive access to Call of Duty post-launch content from 2015 and though many are claiming lately that is coming to an end, recent Open Beta coming two days early on PlayStation 4 suggests otherwise.

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Paying full price and then waiting for a full year only encourages many other AAA-companies in gaming industry for such unfair treatment of customers, or maybe they will even try to pull of something scummier than this next year.

If a major fraction of players from PC and Xbox One platforms ended up cancelling their pre-order, Activision may take a hit and learn a lesson but they are likely to have already anticipated something like this in advance and act accordingly.

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When releasing multiplayer first-person shooter Destiny back in 2014, a couple Strikes were exclusive to PS4 for a year and by the time they came to Xbox consoles, DLC expansions started coming out and those early contents lost all hype.

At this point, there may not be any way to revise their exclusivity deal with Sony but all that positive buzz Call of Duty: Modern Warfare received so far are now being blurred into oblivion for greedy moves made by its publisher.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Open Beta Live Now

Multiplayer Open Beta for Activision shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is live now on all platforms.

Upcoming first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare announced a free Alpha back in August at opening night live of Gamescom 2019 and recently, had its first Beta program wrapped up for players on PlayStation 4 consoles.

Early Access Beta program launched for PS4 players first on September 12 before coming to PC and Xbox One on September 19. Open Beta program goes live for all platforms from September 20 and will last until September 23, 2019.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Open Beta Live Now

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Be battle-ready to jump into multiplayer Open Beta program of Modern Warfare and get rolling with your squad.




RELATED: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunfight Mode Revealed

From quick paced multiplayer action of 2v2 Gunfight mode in close quarters to regular gameplay of 6v6 firefights, those who placed their pre-order for CoD: MW get to join in early and will be playing for longest possible time.

Newly introduced aspects include bullet penetration, door breaching, gun mounting and night vision for great tactical experience. Cross-platform play is coming too and console players will either require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription.

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Players on PC platform will need a Battle.net account with a steady internet connection and updated drivers for optimal performance. Redemption code for Beta test weekend comes with pre-order but in case of digital purchase, people are already good to go for pre-load.

Pick a side and choose your operator to personalize them with in-game calling card, emblem, and clan tags. Couple of preset loadouts like assault, ghost and heavy support are there to start with and to unlock demolition and sniper later.

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Dive Into Open Beta

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Reaching on Level 10 of higher before September 23 will earn you a fully customized Hammer Shotgun as free item reward. This weapon comes with pistol grip on top of a holographic sight for quick-handling and great for short-range.

Modern Warfare a series reboot as well as the latest installment of Call of Duty spin-off series from developer Infinity Ward and publisher by Activision that is currently set to release on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Spyro Joins Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix

Spyro the dragon meets Crash Bandicoot in latest Grand Prix event for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

Earlier in June 2019, beloved kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled was brought over to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by developer Beenox and publisher Activision as a remaster to Crash Team Racing.

During launch, CTR: Nitro-Fueled has announced to bring limited time Grand Prix events with a roadmap. For its latest season of themed content, Spyro N. Friends joins today, August 30 and will run until September 29, 2019.

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Spyro Joins Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix

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Sharing deep root in PlayStation past, Spyro the Dragon hails from classic platformer series Spyro from late 90's just like Crash. Both of them can now have a chance to take on each other in a legendary crossover on racing tracks.

More new characters will join this latest Grand Prix season as usual alongside new items and karts. Spyro will be showing up on opening menu screen and Grand Prix cinematic for entirety of this season and some friends will join too.

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New Unlockable Characters

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Hunter and Gnasty Gnorc will be accompanying Spyro throughout this tour as unlockable playable characters. Their arrival will include whacky new karts like Spyromobile and Gnasty Ride that totally matches their persona.

On top of these basic offerings, players can unlock new decals, paint jobs and stickers to personalize their karts. Also, you can choose from loads of old and new character-specific skins such as Dark Spyro and Gnome Velo.

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Dark Spyro and Gnome Velo Skins

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Another new addition of this season is themed track Spyro Circuit that is inspired by long legacy of the purple dragon. Some items have gone through cosmetic makeover like power-up crates becoming chests and wumpa fruit as gems.

Magical portals from Spyro series have served as an idea for travelling to different places through magic castles and there are more than one that can heat-up some intense racing competition among many players.

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Spyro Circuit Track

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Following successful launch of Spyro Reignited Trilogy last year, everyone's favorite purple dragon is under spotlight once again and Beenox thought making a crossover between two classic series would be a great treat for fans.

Anyone with a copy of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled can jump right into Grand Prix events without spending an extra buck. So, have unlimited fun with racing and customization for next four weeks till Spyro N. Friends season lasts.