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  • MW2 multiplayer leaderboards to be reset before launch

    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 […]

  • Infinity Ward has no "clue" about game to follow Modern Warfare 2

    Modern Warfare 2, eh? It’s a monster. It’s so big, in fact, that Infinity Ward doesn’t have the faintest idea what it’s going to do after it. “Right now we don’t have a clue what our next game is going to be, and we won’t know what it will be until we finish with Modern […]

  • Bowling seeks to ease MW2 PC tension with IWNET explanation

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s posted an explanation of how IWNET will work with the PC version of Modern Warfare 2, following uproar surrounding news that the game won’t allow dedicated servers. Bowling claims the closed system will allow players to match against others of similar skill while deterring cheating, adding party features, and so on. […]

  • IW dropped Modern Warfare 2 Campaign co-op as it "ruined the experience"

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s revealed to VG247 that Modern Warfare 2 was initially supposed to have full co-op in the its main Campaign, but was dropped as it “ruined the experience” the developer was aiming for. The final game instead has Spec Ops mode – a dedicated, mission-based co-op section playable either online or locally […]

  • Infinity Ward Vs VG247 readers - no holds barred

    We asked you for questions about Modern Warfare 2. You told us. We asked Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling at a London hotel about an hour ago. We managed to get in 14 questions for you, and Rob answered everything. He’s a very good sport. So. Here you go. Hit the link.

  • We're seeing Infinity Ward's Rob Bowling this afternoon - got any questions?

    We’re currently on our way to London for a Modern Warfare 2 demo and a chat with Infinity Ward comms boss Rob Bowling. Want to ask anything? Then stick your questions in the comments below.

  • Infinity Ward in Paris "talking game films," CoD trademarked for movies

    Looks as though Call of Duty is about to take the rather obvious step into filmdom. Firstly, Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling confirmed today he was “grabbing lunch” with Xavier Gens, director of the Hitman movies and was “talking game films”. Secondly, Trademork did some sniffing this afternoon and found that the Call of Duty license […]

  • Modern Warfare 2 - first lobby screen

    IW’s Rob Bowling’s posted up what’s apparently the first shot of Modern Warfare 2’s lobby system. It’s taken from the 360 version. Looks… lobbyish. The shooter’s out on November 11.

  • No more MW2 Prestige packs for retail, says Infinity Ward

    Despite obvious demand for the Prestige edition of Modern Warfare 2, Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s told IGN that no more are to be made after the initial run. “We’ve already been asked by retailers to up the production numbers due to demand, which we immediately denied,” he said. “We decided from the beginning that we […]

  • Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer will "always be free"

    You’ve seen that rumour about suspected online Call of Duty charges, right? Don’t worry, Modern Warfare 2 fans. It’ll never happen to any of Infinity Ward’s titles. “This rumor has absolutely nothing to do with Infinity Ward or our games, including Modern Warfare 2,” said the developer’s communications boss, Rob Bowling, speaking on the firm’s […]

  • Bowling: Modern Warfare 360 online has 13 million unique users

    In an interview with the Major, Infinity Ward’s Rob “FourZeroTwo” Bowling has said that there are currently 13 million unique Xbox Live users that have sampled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer modes. “The thing we learned the most [from Modern Warfare 1] was how much focus goes into multiplayer,” said Rob when asked about […]

  • CoD4 cheaters to be deadalised by Infinity Ward

    Infinity Ward comms boss Rob Bowling’s confirmed by Twitter that a patch is on the way to “elminate the cheaters in COD4 on Xbox 360.” It’s Cheat Week, clearly. Only last night, Nelson reset some Gamerscores on filthy Gears 2 cheater accounts. Do you cheat at Call of Duty 4? You reign of terror is […]

  • CoD4 to get another double XP weekend

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s confirmed that Call of Duty 4’s to get another double XP weekend, starting February 27. The PR chief also said the Variety Map Pack is to be reduced 50 percent from February 24. There’s more on Bowling’s blog.

  • Infinity Ward launches Modern Warfare 2 Twitter app

    Infinity Ward comms boss Rob Bowling’s has launched a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Twitter app, as you can see on his blog. “The #MW2 app went live earlier today, and within an hour was already the #2 most talked about topic on Twitter (just behind American Idol). I was blown away with the […]

  • Call of Duty 4 stat-watch reveals over 10 million unique users

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling has updated his blog revealing many fun facts and figures about the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare including the fact that the game has clocked up over 10 million – count ’em (no don’t – ed) – users. Other states include: 71.1%, or 7,111,508 people have completed F.N.G. – That’s more […]

  • Infinity Ward's Bowling explodes at CoD5 producer's claims: "You're completely fucking wrong"

    Oh dear. Infinity Ward mouthpiece Rob Bowling has directed a furious – and unmissable – blog post at Activision producer Noah Heller for comparing Call of Duty: World at War to previous Infinity Ward games. “Can you guys please stop interviewing this guy, talk to someone who actually works on the Dev Team at Treyarch […]

  • CoD4 PS3 promo week begins tomorrow, says Infinity Ward

    Infinity Ward’s announced a week of promotions for the PS3 version of Call of Duty 4, running from tomorrow, September 18, to September 25. This weekend will yield double XP for all online PS3 CoD4 players, and the Variety Map Pack will drop to $5 for the entire week. Have a look at Rob Bowling’s […]

  • CoD4 gets double XP this weekend, Variety maps halved in price

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling has confirmed that this weekend – September 13 and 14 – will grant Call of Duty 4 players double XP. In addition, those of you that still haven’t bought the Variety Map Pack will be able to do so for half price, or 400 MS Points, over the same period. A […]

  • CoD4 gears up for another double XP weekend

    Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling’s confirmed on his blog that Call of Duty 4 players can look forward to another double XP weekend later this month. “I’m currently working on getting everything organized and together for an upcoming Xbox Live / PSN promotion we have coming up the weekend of Sept. 12th – 14th,” said the […]

  • CoD4 has had over 10 million online players since November

    According to Infinity Ward chap Rob Bowling’s blog, more than 10 million punters have played Call of Duty 4 online on Xbox 360 and PS3 since last November. “That’s insane,” said Bowlong. “With a little over a million players logging in everyday for multiplayer, I can’t say I’m too surprised. “It’s awesome to think that […]

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