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Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Wii U ZombiU so unprofitable Ubisoft puts Nintendo on notice

Dire sales of flagship games for the Wii U have left developers like Ubisoft, Activision, and EA freezing development for Nintendo's console, with launch titles like ZombiU failing to make a profit. The zombie game, one of the featured titles released alongside the Wii U in November 2012, was "not even close" to making a profit, Ubisoft chairman and CEO Yves Guillemot admitted to GamesIndustry, with the studio now having no intention to make a sequel and in fact opting to hedge its bets with cross-platform support on what was initially to be a new Wii U-only game.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

Call of Duty: Ghosts coming to Wii U, according to Infinity Ward producer

The latest installment in the Call of Duty series has been the talk of the town for the last several weeks, but perhaps an even bigger subject is the fact that the game hasn't been officially announced for the Wii U. However, Infinity Ward's executive producer, Mark Rubin, hinted to a Wii U release, saying that the company "isn't talking about Wii U yet," with a big emphasize on the "yet."

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Destiny gameplay demo lights up PlayStation 4’s E3 event [UPDATE]

Destiny gameplay demo lights up PlayStation 4’s E3 event [UPDATE]

Though the game itself will be cross-platform, hitting the PC and Xbox One as well, the Sony PlayStation 4's E3 2013 keynote event played host to the first full-length preview of the game Destiny. This game promises to be an epic presentation of first-person approaches to a massive multiplayer universe, shown this week to be part of a much larger environment than even Bungie and Activision had set the public up for thus far.

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Call of Duty Ghosts gameplay goes underwater, dog combat hits PS4, Xbox One

Call of Duty Ghosts gameplay goes underwater, dog combat hits PS4, Xbox One

This week E3 has started off with an expanded look at what it'll mean to be playing the game Call of Duty: Ghosts. In the "All Access Gameplay Preview" presented by the makers of this next-generation title, users are given a look at how underwater sniper missions will look like, hunting down the enemy remotely with the all-important dog companion, and a few awe-inspiring looks at the landscape (such as that which you're seeing below this paragraph.)

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Destiny live-action trailer teases Xbox One and PS4 graphics finesse

Destiny live-action trailer teases Xbox One and PS4 graphics finesse

Bungies upcoming sci-fi shooter is getting teased yet again. A new live-action trailer for Destiny has been released, featuring Giancarlo Esposito, who starred in Breaking Bad and is currently starring in NBC's Revolution. The trailer involves Esposito reading Rudyard Kipling's The Second Jungle Book to his child, while Destiny CGI clips play in the background.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 version confirmed

Call of Duty: Ghosts PS4 version confirmed

We knew that Infinity Ward's latest Call of Duty installment would be headed to the Xbox One, as revealed earlier this week during the unveiling of the new console. Naturally, then, it would make sense that the game would head to the PlayStation 4, and official confirmation was given by Infinity Ward that, indeed, Call of Duty: Ghosts is headed to the PS4.

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Xbox 720 Destiny teaser images head to Earth’s moon

Xbox 720 Destiny teaser images head to Earth’s moon

The game developer group known as Bungie have revealed several screenshot images of their upcoming top-tier title for Microsoft and Sony's next-generation gaming consoles: Destiny. This game has been teased several times before, this week's additions being a set of choice visions of our own planet's futuristic moon. Up close and personal, Bungie has given another look at what the Xbox 720 will be delivering in the way of graphics.

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Xbox 720 and PS4 could face Wii U-style apathy Activision CEO warns

Xbox 720 and PS4 could face Wii U-style apathy Activision CEO warns

Microsoft and Sony's enthusiasm about the Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 may not be matched with equally vigorous sales, Activision president Bobby Kotick has warned, admitting that the game publisher is preparing itself for a potential slump come launch. "We continue to face the uncertainties of the console transition" Kotick said during Activision's financial results call with investors earlier this week, highlighting Nintendo's struggles with the Wii U as evidence that all is not well with next-gen hardware. The Wii U "has had a very slow start" Kotick pointed out.

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Activision says World of Warcraft subscriber numbers dropping

Activision says World of Warcraft subscriber numbers dropping

Activision has published the financial results of its first quarter, which showed a rise in net income from $384 million to $456 million. All is not looking up, however, with the company also reporting that World of Warcraft subscribers are down, and as a result it has adjusted its expectations for the rest of the year, citing reasons of increased competition and poor Wii U sales, among other things.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts already best-selling game on Amazon

Call of Duty: Ghosts already best-selling game on Amazon

It's been less than a day since Activision and Infinity Ward officially announced their next Call of Duty installment, titled Call of Duty: Ghosts, but it's already the best-selling video game on Amazon right now. The online retailer began pre-orders yesterday, and it's already on top in several countries.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts bound for Xbox 720 with first teaser trailer

Call of Duty: Ghosts bound for Xbox 720 with first teaser trailer

Earlier today, Activision and Infinity Ward revealed a teaser trailer for its latest Call of Duty game, Call of Duty: Ghosts. The game is set to be the 10th installment in the series, and is confirmed to be heading to the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, and of course, the upcoming Xbox 720 (or whatever it's going to be called) on November 5th. What's surprising is that we'll see this game's first demo on the next-gen Xbox.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts receives official Activision and Infinity Ward nod

Call of Duty: Ghosts receives official Activision and Infinity Ward nod

After a handful of leaks and rumors, the next Call of Duty game has been officially teased by publisher Activision. The official Call of Duty Twitter account posted earlier today, revealing "the next generation of Call of Duty," with a link to the official Facebook page of the game, which looks to have just been launched, as details are still pretty scarce.

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