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UK Charts: CoD Advanced Warfare dethrones FIFA

After six weeks unchallenged, even FIFA 15 can't stop Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from taking top spot in the UK. EA's latest sterling factory falls to No. 2, while according to Chart Track, Sledgehammer's shooter outsells the combined first week sales of Titanfall, Destiny and Wolfenstein: The...

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Bungie gifts Destiny player recovering from brain surgery Exotic rifle

The enigmatic Darkness isn't the only foe Bungie is equipping its Destiny players to fight: the former Halo series developer has gifted one of its players with "Fate of All Fools," an Exotic-category scout rifle not seen anywhere else in-game. The reason: This particular player is recovering from...

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Tony Hawk, Activision making console game for 2015

Activision and Tony Hawk are developing a console game for 2015 that's poised to delight Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series fans, Hawk announced in a tweet today. There's also a mobile game incoming, he said. I'm currently working with Activision on a console game for 2015 (along with a new...

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Console Madness: Joystiq is giving away an Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare bundle

Last year, the new consoles came but the new games for them were more of a promise than a reality. Now the games are here. Sunset Overdrive, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Forza Horizon 2; the Xbox One has itself a seriously tempting library that's only continuing to grow. Know what would be...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare PS4 has no Share Play, here's why

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare doesn't include the new Share Play functionality on PS4 that allows players to have a friend play through their games via an online connection, one hour at a time, regardless of whether the friend owns the games. Share Play launched on October 28 with PS4 update 2.0,...

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Advanced Warfare console comparison drops a few frames on PS4

Sledgehammer Games recently confirmed that the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare automatically scales its resolution up to 1080p on a frame-by-frame basis. By comparison, the PS4 version consistently maintains a high resolution, but performance analysis tests from Digital Foundry...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare community not toxic, dev says

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare lead designer Michael Condrey defended the franchise's community in a recent chat with BBC Newsbeat, asserting that the development team has a "low tolerance for toxic behavior" among its fanbase. "I certainly wouldn't characterize the community of fans I know and...

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Activision rakes in $753 million in revenue for Q3 [Update]

Activision reported $753 million in net revenue for the third quarter (ending September 30), a nine percent increase over the publisher's $691 million in revenue recorded for the same period last year. A record 67 percent of the company's revenue came from digital channels, according to...

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Activision CEO optimistic despite Call of Duty pre-order dip

Though numerous analysts believe that Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare will continue the franchise's trend of declining sales, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg sees things differently. "We see purchase intent well above last year and we see engagement with the brand in social media...

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Hold X to watch Conan O'Brien play Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

If your game has a "Hold X to Pay Respects" button and you ask Conan O'Brien to play it - well, you know what's going to happen. Conan's vid does have a few early spoilers for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but it's worth watching the self-proclaimed Clueless Gamer go crazy over turrets,...

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