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CoD4 Modern Warfare: see the first 8 minutes of Remastered gameplay

CoD4 Modern Warfare: see the first 8 minutes of Remastered gameplay

When the newest Call of Duty entry, Infinite Warfare, was announced earlier this year, most of the excitement seemed to focus on the debut of a fully remastered Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, easily the most popular game in the series. While we've only seen a handful of images and brief clips of the new, graphically enhanced version, Activision has now released a video with a full eight minutes of gameplay.

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Skylanders Battlecast puts a new spin on “toys to life”

Skylanders Battlecast puts a new spin on “toys to life”

Disney has practically quit the so-called "toys to life" market, a niche practically occupied by Disney's Infinity, Nintendo's Amiibo, and Activition's Skylanders. While Activision isn't throwing in the towel just yet, and Nintendo being its usual quiet self, the game publisher is trying out a new way to bridge digital and physical toys together, sprinkling a dash of augmented reality even. Skylanders Battlecast is a free-to-play card game that tries to combine the best of purely digital card games like Hearthstone with that of physical ones like Magic: The Gathering.

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Activision is going to use Facebook Live for e-sports broadcasting

Activision is going to use Facebook Live for e-sports broadcasting

As Activision Blizzard continues to get serious about e-sports as a major form of broadcast entertainment, the mega-publisher has announced that it will use Facebook Live as one outlet for bringing game matches to the masses. Thanks to a new partnership with the social network, Activision Blizzard will have more than just Twitch and YouTube as a way of building an audience for its MLG.tv platform.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered screens show how far the game has come

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered screens show how far the game has come

If you ask most people what their favorite Call of Duty game is, there's one that you're probably going to hear more often than the rest. While the first few games were popular, Modern Warfare really set the standard for the series. So it's no surprise that this is the first title that Activision is completely remastering for the current generation of consoles. But how much better will it really look?

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CoD: Infinite Warfare release date confirmed, Modern Warfare Remaster detailed

CoD: Infinite Warfare release date confirmed, Modern Warfare Remaster detailed

We're pretty used to getting a new Call of Duty game every year. In fact, Since the original was released back in 2003, they haven't skipped a single year. And later this year we'll be getting not one, but two of them.

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Watch the first Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer now

Watch the first Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare trailer now

There's little doubt now that Activision will be announcing this year's Call of Duty game, titled Infinite Warfare, in the coming week, as the first teaser trailer has been posted to YouTube, as well as appearing within Black Ops III multiplayer matches. It's rumored and hinted for weeks now that 2016's Call of Duty would make the jump to a futuristic, sci-fi-themed setting, moving away from the modern/near future setting we've had for several years now, and this teaser is about as bleak, dystopian future as you can get.

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Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered confirmed with emoji

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Remastered confirmed with emoji

By now you've probably heard something about the leak revealing a remastered version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, likely to be included with a special edition of this year's Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The leak centered on an image posted to Reddit of a pre-order promotion for Infinite Warfare from the store Target. While we're most likely going to hear the official details next week, and more at E3 in June, Modern Warfare Remastered has basically been confirmed in a humorous tweet.

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2016 Call of Duty is called Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered also leaked

2016 Call of Duty is called Infinite Warfare, Modern Warfare Remastered also leaked

With E3 2016 quickly approaching in June, it's that time of year when Activision confirms the title and release date for the upcoming Call of Duty game. It's expected that this info will come sometime next week, but it appears the details have leaked a bit early. It looks like this year we'll be playing Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, a fitting title considering the game has been rumored to feature a futuristic/sci-fi theme set in space.

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New Ghostbusters game revealed by Activision to coincide with movie’s release

New Ghostbusters game revealed by Activision to coincide with movie’s release

In case you haven't heard yet, there's a new Ghostbusters movie coming out this summer. It's a new story with new characters, and lots of fans of the franchise are excited about it. But out of nowhere today, mega-publisher Activision has announced a new Ghostbusters video game, which will be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on July 15th, the same day that the movie hits theaters.

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Call of Duty Black Ops III gets cheap multiplayer-only version on Steam

Call of Duty Black Ops III gets cheap multiplayer-only version on Steam

Activision has just released a version of Black Ops III that many Call of Duty fans have likely wanted for some time: one that only has the multiplayer mode. Available now on PC via Steam, the Multiplayer Starter Kit leaves out all the non-multiplayer essentials, like that boring campaign story, and lets players just focus on gunning down human opponents. Plus, it's only $15. However, there's still a number of multiplayer features taken off the table for that low price.

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2016 Call of Duty will be something ‘new, innovative’ from Infinity Ward

2016 Call of Duty will be something ‘new, innovative’ from Infinity Ward

Activision released its quarterly financial report earlier this week, and with that we learned that a full sequel to Destiny would be on its way from developer Bungie in 2017. But what about the publisher's other big FPS series, Call of Duty? Well, Activision didn't forget about it, as it confirmed that a new game in the long-running series would see release in 2016, with Infinity Ward developing the upcoming entry.

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Activision reportedly buys Major League Gaming in $46M acquisition

Activision reportedly buys Major League Gaming in $46M acquisition

Activision Blizzard, the gaming giant behind the Call of Duty and World of Warcraft franchises, is believed to have purchased Major League Gaming (MLG), the e-sports organization, taking over "substantially all" of its assets in a $46 million acquisition. According to a report from eSports Observer, which says it learned of the deal through documents related to the sale, the deal was approved by MLG's board of directors on December 21st.

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