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Today is the final day of Microsoft's Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale, and it's going out with a bang, a burst of speed and an "Ode to Joy." First, the bang: BioShock Infinite is 67 percent off ($9.89 / £6.59 / €9.89) today on Xbox Live, joined by Modern Warfare 3 at 60 percent off ($19.99...

July 14th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Today, Joystiq Deals goes into battle. Each of the three games in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series is half-off through the end of today only, so those looking to play through the trilogy should act soon. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare 2 are both $9.99, whereas Modern Warfa...

June 30th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If the seven games debuting on PSN this month at discounted rates don't spice up Sony's Spring Fever sale enough for your liking, the sale will also include sales on four different franchises. Games and DLC in the Call of Duty, Need for Speed, BioShock and Grand Theft Auto series are on sale at var...

March 3rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Activision is closing its premium Call of Duty: Elite service, nearly two years after it racked up more than 10 million registered users and 2 million paid subscribers. The service that provides in-depth stats, social networking, and clan-based features for Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2 official...

February 26th 2014 at 11:03am 0 Comments
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Ten-hut! Right now, you can get a pre-owned copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for free when you buy a pre-owned game priced $19.99 or more at Best Buy. Best Buy also has several other deals this week: Xbox 360 models are $50 off, and picking one up will net you a complimentary $50 in-store gi...

September 22nd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Judge John F. Walter has ruled that Activision's use of the term "Delta Force" in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 does not infringe upon PC developer NovaLogic's trademark of the phrase, Patent Arcade reports. Judge Walter concluded that "Delta Force" as a non-specific term is as protected by free s...

June 27th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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In the "Hit List" from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the video game industry's top talents describe their current gaming addictions, their most anticipated releases and more. This week: Sledgehammer Games co-founder Glen Schofield. Glen Schofield is co-founder and studio head of S...

January 22nd 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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As part of its "countdown to 2013 deals," Xbox Live has Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and its downloadable content available for half off today only.That means the Games on Demand version of last year's installment in the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3, is available for $30. Its four DLC...

December 18th 2012 at 9:45am 0 Comments
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Activision announced today Call of Duty Black Ops 2 made $500 million on its first day at retail, eclipsing the franchise's previous record of $400 million as set by Modern Warfare 3 last year. Back then Modern Warfare 3 sold 6.5 million copies in the US and UK to make that figure, suggesting even...

November 16th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Here's good news for early Call of Duty Elite subscribers who may have been prepping their checking accounts for another premium subscription charge: You've got a few extra months to play. Activision has sent out emails to members who joined the Elite Premium service on launch day last year, extend...

November 8th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Chance Glasgo, a first-person animator at Infinity Ward, did a Reddit Ask Me Anything thread last weekend, taking on questions about the complicated weapon animations seen in games like Call of Duty and Battlefield. You should read through the whole thread if you're interested, but PC Gamer has kin...

November 8th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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If you've yet to truly grasp the power of Minecraft, let this just sink in: Minecraft is now more popular than Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox Live. According to the latest Xbox Live activity report from Major Nelson, Minecraft was the most popular game on the service for the week of October...

October 25th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments