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Xfire reveals Battleground, draws in competitive gamers from all around

Xfire reveals Battleground, draws in competitive gamers from all around

Xfire, one of the most popular PC gaming messaging mediums with over 23 million subscribers and over 250,000 active users per day, has decided to bring something new and game-changing to the industry. Xfire has just launched Battleground, a fully-automated competitive PC gaming platform. Battleground brings competitions and tournaments directly and automatically to its users, allowing them to experience the most entertaining aspects of PC gaming. Not only that, certain competitions and tournaments will offer great prizes to the winners.

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Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision discusses Call of Duty’s future

Activision and Bungee have revealed the details of its upcoming “shared-world shooter”, Destiny, that is anticipated to shake up the online gaming industry when it launches. The game has a 10-year publishing deal with Activision, and will be released in a series of 10 “books”. However, with all of the hype centering around Destiny, we can’t forget about Activision’s other successful online shooter, Call of Duty. Eric Hirshberg, Activision’s CEO, had an interview with Digital Trends and comments on the FPS juggernaut’s future.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II on sale, double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II on sale, double XP this weekend

Treyarch and Activision's newest Call of Duty installment is getting a big promotion this weekend on Steam. The game is on sale through Monday for only $40 ($54 for the Digital Deluxe edition). Plus, Black Ops II multiplayer will be free to play all weekend long until Sunday at 1 pm PT. Players will also receive double XP during this time.

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Call of Duty Championship coming in April with $1 million in prizes

Call of Duty Championship coming in April with $1 million in prizes

In a partnership between Microsoft and publisher Activision, the two companies are going to host a Call of Duty: Black Ops II tournament in April called the Call of Duty Championship. The tournament will be held April 5-7 in Hollywood California and it will see 32 teams go up against each other for prize money consisting of a $1 million purse.

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Black Ops II Revolution map pack now available on Xbox 360

Black Ops II Revolution map pack now available on Xbox 360

The latest map pack is now available for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. This is the first DLC map pack for the video game and promises a massive amount of content. The map pack is first available exclusively for Xbox 360 gamers.

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Call of Duty and Medal of Honor banned in Pakistan

Call of Duty and Medal of Honor banned in Pakistan

It looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops II and Medal of Honor: Warfighter will both be selling in one less country now, as Pakistan has officially banned both games from being sold within its borders. The ban went into effect after residents complained about how Pakistan was portrayed in the two games.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II getting double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II getting double XP this weekend

Call of Duty: Black Ops II was one of 2012's most popular games, and it's easy to see why. Gamers love the Call of Duty series, and while some would argue that the series is drying up, you can't argue that millions of people are still playing the games. To celebrate the success of the game yet again, Treyarch is hosting another double XP weekend.

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Call of Duty unsurprising tops Xbox Live activity list for 2012

Call of Duty unsurprising tops Xbox Live activity list for 2012

Many gamers played a bunch of different games on Xbox Live throughout 2012, but there are a handful of titles that obviously rise above the rest in terms of activity. Today Microsoft's Major Nelson released a list of the top 20 Xbox Live titles of 2012, and we're seeing some entries that are predictable and others that are somewhat surprising. Care to guess which game landed at the top of the list?

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Call of Duty Online enters alpha testing in China

Call of Duty Online enters alpha testing in China

The success of Call of Duty in the west is unquestionable, but over in the east it's a bit of a different story. That's particularly true in China, where the games industry is dominated by freemium-type games. Activision, never wanting to let an opportunity go to waste, has changed up the Call of Duty we know and love a bit to make it appeal more to Chinese gamers with today's release of Call of Duty Online.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 11, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 11, 2013

Well folks, after a long week, we're back from CES 2013. We covered a lot of stuff during our time there, and while you can find all of our coverage by navigating to our CES portal, we've also put together a few wrap-ups that bring together the most impressive of what we saw. First up for the day was our PC and Windows 8 wrap-up, which was shortly followed by our Android CES wrap-up, and then finally our gaming wrap-up. Considering the massive amount of news that came out of CES, you might be thinking that the number of wrap-ups seems a little low. You'd be right - we've got more wrap-ups coming this weekend, so sit back and watch as we recap all of the biggest stories to hit during the show.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 2, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 2, 2013

Well folks, after a brief break to celebrate the new year, we're back with the first Evening Wrap-Up of 2013. We heard today that the iPhone 5S might come with a number of color selections similar to the iPod Touch along with a larger screen, while rumors are saying that HTC will unveil its new flagship device, the M7, during CES (which is next week!). There are new services floating around out there that let users install pirated iOS apps without jailbreaking first, and Apple has secured Android sales data from Samsung, despite Samsung requesting that this data remain a secret.

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First Black Ops II DLC details leak out

First Black Ops II DLC details leak out

We knew since before Black Ops II released that Activision and Treyarch would develops all kinds of DLC for the game, and sure enough, the details for the game's first DLC offering have leaked out. Like all Call of Duty DLC packs before it, this one is a map pack, and it's apparently being called "Revolution." Provided everything about this leak is accurate, players will be in for five new maps total - four for competitive multiplayer, one for zombies mode.

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