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MW3 Black Box glitch to be fixed by Friday, cheaters using it to be banned

A glitch found in Modern Warfare 3′s latest DLC , Black Box, has Infinity Ward calling cheaters to beware or get banned. Here’s the warning per Robert Bowling: “There’s a glitch in Black Box that allows you to get under the map. Fix already in the works, out by Friday. Don’t exploit, we’ll be banning.” […]


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  • MW3 Black Box glitch to be fixed by Friday, cheaters using it to be banned

    A glitch found in Modern Warfare 3′s latest DLC , Black Box, has Infinity Ward calling cheaters to beware or get banned. Here’s the warning per Robert Bowling: “There’s a glitch in Black Box that allows you to get under the map. Fix already in the works, out by Friday. Don’t exploit, we’ll be banning.” […]

  • Call of Duty: MW3 Collection 1 now available for all on XBL

    Activision has released Collection 1 for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, so says the Major. If you missed the launch trailer for it, watch through here. Collection 1 includes multiplayer maps Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch and Black Box along with new Special Ops missions Black Ice and Negotiator. Premium Elite members were privy to the […]

  • MW3 content drops 4, 5 and 6 out now for 360 for Elite users

    Consider this a friendly reminder Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s 4th, 5th and 6th content drops are now available on Xbox 360. The content includes a new multiplayer level, and two new Spec Ops missions. The content, featuring Black Box, Negotiator and Black Ice, will be available for download on other platforms at a […]

  • Riggle returns in the latest Call of Duty Elite video for Black Box

    Activision has released a new Call of Duty Elite video featuring funny-man Rob Riggle promoting the Black Box Map pack and Spec Ops mission in the latest Modern Warfare 3 update.

  • Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 hitting XBL March 20

    Activision has announced that Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 will release on Xbox Live on March 20.

  • Frostbite 2 used in NFS: The Run because of cinematic requirements, says Black Box

    Jason DeLong, executive producer at Black Box, has said the studio used DICE’s Frostbite 2 engine for Need for Speed: The Run as it was intent on making a “Hollywood” experience.

  • Need for Speed: The Run demo gets videoed

    EA released the demo of Need for Speed: The Run today on Xbox Live and PSN, and Ve3tro has captured the race event from it. In the videos below the break, you’ll see the Lamborghini Gallardo racing down the road, and if you invite a friend to play with you, you’ll unlock the Porsche 911 […]

  • NFS: The Run assets introduce you to the Million Dollar Highway

    EA has released new screenshots showing of the Million Dollar Highway in Need for Speed: The Run. Also known as Route 550, the road is a spur route of Highway 50 which stretches from Bernalillo, New Mexico to Montrose, Colorado in the US.

  • NFS: The Run demo landing on PSN and XBL October 18

    EA has confirmed its Need the Speed: The Run demo will indeed be made available on October 18.

  • Report – Need For Speed: The Run demo due October 18

    Joystiq reports that a Need for Speed: The Run demo has been scheduled for release on console networks on October 18. In the interim, EA has yanked the announcement, suggesting a change of plans may be on the cards. The demo was reportedly to feature a desert race in a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 550-2 Valentino […]

  • EA and Sports Illustrated team up in Need for Speed: The Run promotion

    EA has announced that Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Irina Shayk and Chrissy Teigen will play guest starring roles in Need for Speed: The Run. In addition, the partnership between the two firms hands out a new SI subscription offer.

  • NFS: The Run video introduces you to the story

    EA and Black Box have released a video which gives you a glimpse of the story in Need for Speed: The Run. Apparently, Jack is a wanted man, and he must drive 3,000 miles of “unforgiving asphalt,” from San Francisco to New York armed with only guts and instinct to get him through alive. It’s […]

  • NFS: The Run Limited Edition contains three super-hot cars

    EA has announced a Need for Speed: The Run Limited Edition which contains access to the Lamborghini Aventador, Camaro ZL1 and the Porsche 911 Carrera S.

  • NFS: The Run video shows an unforgiving Nevada desert

    A new video for Need for Speed:The Run has been released, showing cars racing through the hot Nevada desert. Due at the end of November, The Run is a story-driven race from San Francisco to New York, complete with short out-of-car cinematic quick time moments. Game’s out November 15. Thanks, EvAv.

  • Need for Speed: The Run shows off Death from Above

    A new trailer for Need for Speed: The Run has appeared, apparently put together from gameplay footage.

  • Need for Speed: The Run – first trailer, details

    Yesterday, a listing for Need for Speed: The Run popped up over on Shopto. Later, EA released the video for all to see. Today, the firm has confirmed the game’s details.

  • Need for Speed World goes live in July

    EA has announced that Need for Speed World will go live on July 20.

  • Video – Skate 3 brings the co-op

    A new video for Skate 3 has landed, and if you watch it, you’ll get an idea of just how social co-op play can be in it. Below the break, the video shows how you can “team up, and throw down”. Get the last trailer released here. The game’s out May 11 in the US […]

  • Skate 3 trailer has falling, meat, zombies, metal

    Skate 3 has a new trailer out, and it is full of things we never thought would go with skateboarding – ever. There’s meat, zombies, big heads and other interesting things. Of course there’s the prerequisite falling, tricks, and punching a dude in the mouth. The game’s out May 11 in the US and May […]

  • Skate 3 gets new trailer, free DLC for pre-orders

    Anyone who pre-orders Skate 3 will get free DLC in the form of a new skate park, EA’s confirmed.

  • Rumor: EA cut backs have affected at least six publishing arms

    Rumor has it that the 1500 jobs and the dozen or so in-development games that were cut at EA affected studios Pandemic, Maxis and almost the entire Command & Conquer team. According to a source close to Kotaku, the team working on Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight was notified today that once the game […]

  • SKATE 3 trailer shows crew-on-crew action

    The first proper SKATE 3 trailer’s stuck after the break, showing crews skating together and against each other. Remember, the hook this time is the ability to get together in teams. Everything else aside, this does look as though it’s put together by people that understand skateboarding. F’riggedyreals. Out in May for 360 and PS3.

  • SKATE 3 – first video

    Get the first SKATE 3 trailer after the break. The footage shows off the game’s social aspects. It’s all about “crews” and co-op this time out. EA announced the title today. Expect to be playing this next May on PS3 and 360.

  • SKATE 3 announced for May 2010 ship [Update]

    Update: The announce trailer’s here. EA’s just confirmed SKATE 3 for a May 2010 release. Online and offline co-op’s included this time. This, apparently, will allow you to create the “ultimate skate crew”. It’s set in Port Carverton, a new locale. Black Box is doing it, obviously. PS3 and 360. PR after the break.

  • Rumor: Criterion working on Need for Speed title due in 2010

    Criterion Games is rumored to be working on the next iteration of the Need for Speed franchise, and it’s slated for a 2010 release. According to a Primotech source, the development was announced during an internal presentation at EA Redwood last week by John Riccitiello. EA responded to queries regarding the news with a side […]

  • EA: 4th Need for Speed game in development by Black Box

    No content with revealing three new Need for Speed titles, EA has revealed to EG that it has one more “secret” NFS game in development by the beleaguered Black Box team. “Black Box is currently working on a future action title in the franchise,” said EA’s Keith Munro. How Munro rejects as false the idea […]

  • Criterion and Bright Light safe from EA lay-offs

    Develop reports that both Criterion and EA’s Bright Light studios in Guildford have been spared from any lay-offs the company is to make. This information supports the information we provided you with last week, although Bright Light was admittedly off our radar. Skate 2 developers Black Box got axed last week as EA looks to […]

  • Skate 2 gets Time is Money DLC that unlocks everything

    EA has released a Time is Money pack for Skate 2 that unlocks everything in he game that would only otherwise become available if you actually sit down and play it. For 400 MS Points or £3.49 on PSN, you gain access to “all locations, skaters and gear that can be earned by playing through […]

  • Rumour: EA Canada GM note on Black Box lay-offs leaked

    Following yesterday’s 200-strong lay-offs from Skate 2 developer Black Box, Rory Armes – EA Canada GM – apparently mailed the rest of the outfit explaining that a swathe of “positions at Black Box have been eliminated”. The exec asked all staff to leave the studio to ease the consultation process, and said all remaining time […]

  • EA holds company-wide meeting, Black Box sees mass lay-offs

    Kotaku’s rumouring that Black Box has seen 150-200 staff laid off today following a company-wide meeting held at EA Canada. CEO John Ricittiello is said to have headed up the shindig. The news comes the day after Skate 2 – developed by Black Box – released in the US. The outfit employs around 350 people. […]