Tag Archives: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 09:35 BST
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 map ‘Favela’ courted controversy after gamers found Islamic text around a painting frame located in a bathroom, which is frowned upon by the religion. The map is now back in rotation on PS3 after being edited, with PC and Xbox 360 to follow. Get the full story below.
Mon, Oct 08, 2012 | 09:24 BST
A Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 map has been taken offline after gamers found Islamic text around a painting frame. The text was found within a bathroom in one of the map’s many rooms, which is frowned upon among the religion.
Tue, Feb 08, 2011 | 01:48 GMT
Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar has said the Black Ops developer had a lofty target in its sights: Modern Warfare 2′s crown.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 16:26 GMT
Russia Today, a government-financed satellite channel, has broadcast a report mixing footage of the aftermath of yesterday’s Moscow airport bombing with the No Russian level from Modern Warfare 2.
Thu, Jan 20, 2011 | 03:37 GMT
Fri, Jan 14, 2011 | 06:12 GMT
The NPD has released a top ten list of the best selling games of 2010 and amazingly, Call of Duty: Black Ops is royally serene at the very head.
Other notable entries include Black Ops’ precursor, Modern Warfare 2, at eighth place; Red Dead Redemption at fifth; and NBA 2K11 sneaking in at tenth.
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 | 07:18 GMT
Fri, Feb 19, 2010 | 07:07 GMT
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves has won big time at the AIAS awards: the Naughty Dog action title walked away with ten gongs.
Get all the results below.
Wed, Jan 20, 2010 | 20:36 GMT
Update: Activision has responded to the March 1 DLC release date with “Activision doesn’t comment on rumors and speculation”.
So there you have it. Guess we’ll just have to wait a bit longer.
Original: Microsoft has revealed that the upcoming Modern Warfare 2 DLC will see a 30-day head start on Xbox 360.
On top of that, a source close to Screw Attack claims that the content will land on the system March 1.
Tue, Jan 19, 2010 | 19:21 GMT
Update: Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling has revealed that the patch released for PC today is currently undergoing testing for Xbox 360 and PS3.
The reason for the delay from PC to consoles, is so IW can update IW-NET directly, as the console versions require additional testing through their respective manufacturers.
Original: Infinity Ward’s issued a patch for Modern Warfare 2 on PC, which will update automatically when you log into Steam.
Mon, Jan 11, 2010 | 12:28 GMT
Tue, Jan 05, 2010 | 20:22 GMT
According to soundtrack composer and musical mastermind Hans Zimmer, his Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 score is close to being released as a soundtrack CD.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 | 15:35 GMT
Activision has shipped a 3 million copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to the UK.
The publisher expects today’s UK launch to break records, hammering GTA IV’s five day UK record of over 900,000 units sold, and 3 million should be enough for the demand leading up to the holiday shopping extravaganza.
It’s not known how the numbers differentiate between PC, PS3 or Xbox but that’s still a ton of copies.
Hopefully, it will be enough for a salivating public.
More through MCV.
Mon, Nov 09, 2009 | 20:19 GMT
The London premiere for Modern Warfare 2 just wrapped up. In case you just tuned in, where the fuck were you? Don’t worry: you can catch-up here.
But if the London event didn’t satisfy your COD needs, no worries. IGN is streaming live the US launch party for the game, starting from 10pm GMT. That’s 5pm EST, and 2pm PST.
Get it through here.
Only nearly three and a half hours to go, now.
Mon, Nov 09, 2009 | 10:51 GMT
ASDA’s claimed on its blog that 600,000 UK punters have pre-ordered Modern Warfare 2 ahead of the game’s launch tomorrow.
Not quite sure what the number relates to – global, UK, whatever – but we’re checking now.
Update: It’s a UK-wide figure.
Mon, Nov 09, 2009 | 07:17 GMT
GameStop US has confirmed to Kotaku that some of it’s stores in the US has knowingly broken the release date of Modern Warfare 2. GameStop corp were the ones who signed off on the decision.
Speaking to the site, GameStop’s Chris Olivera said that it was in regions where the game had already broken the street date with other retailers.
“This past weekend, GameStop made the decision to break street date and sell reserved copies of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 in select markets where other retailers had broken street date. Our decision followed many conversations with Activision and was an effort to protect our customer base.”
Activision said in response that they hadn’t given GameStop permission to jump the gun on the early release.
“Activision has not given any retailer permission to sell Modern Warfare 2 prior to the Nov. 10 street date. The company fully supports the Nov.10 street date,” said a rep from the publisher
It’s out on PS3, 360 and PC from November 10. Oh, what do you know? It’s tonight.
Wed, Nov 04, 2009 | 23:43 GMT
Robert Bowling has revealed that Infinity Ward is not “tied to making Call of Duty games”, and in the future may possibly create something else should the franchise “stop being fun”.
“Once this is done, maybe we’ll see about doing something new,” he told Develop. “If we do want to do something else, then we will do it.
“We don’t feel tied to making Call of Duty games.
“We still make Call of Duty games because we’re having fun doing it. And when it stops being fun, we’ll move onto something else.”
Modern Warfare 2′s out this month, just in case you’ve been trapped in a cave someplace and are just now escaping.
Mon, Nov 02, 2009 | 18:43 GMT
In his preview for the upcoming Q3 financial results for Activision Blizzard this Thursday, analyst Michael Pachter has said that he expects Modern Warfare 2 to make over $500 million at release.
He also expects the game will “easily sell 10 million units in Q4″.
“Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 should allow Activision to achieve guidance. We expect global sales to exceed $500 million in the first week following launch, and think that the company can easily sell 10 million units in Q4.”
The game is out next Tuesday for the PS3, 360 and PC.
Mon, Nov 02, 2009 | 06:40 GMT
Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling has tweeted that Modern Warfare 2′s multiplayer will get a leaderboard reset for anyone who has the game already.
It is to make sure no one has an unfair advantage before the game is released next Tuesday.
“It definitely looks like a full leaderboard / level reset is in order just before the release date to ensure no unfair advantages,” said Bowling.
There you have it, kids.
Mon, Nov 02, 2009 | 01:11 GMT
Gamepex (via Kotaku) has listed the killstreak rewards you will get with the multiplayer in Modern Warfare 2. It starts off with three kills and a UAV, but get all the way up to 25, and you get a nuke.
No, seriously. A nuke. A motherfucking nuclear weapon!
Find the full list at the links. We’ll leave an email with Activision to confirm if this is true or not
The game is out next Tuesday for PS3, 360 and PC.