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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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A new study published in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction has linked changes in visual perception and "pseudo-hallucinatory experiences" with intense video gaming. According to the study, intensive playing can cause the player's mind to perceive real-life objects through a ga...

January 9th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Everything in moderation, dear. The Daily Mail reports Activision UK public relations executive Kathryn Kirton has admitted to stealing £18,963 ($29,000). Her co-defendant, Jamie Kaye, who worked for third-party firm Frank PR, admitted to taking £5,000 ($7,600). The thefts occurred back...

April 23rd 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The "Favela" map has been temporarily removed from Modern Warfare 2 following the discovery of, and complaints about, items found in the map that are potentially offensive to Muslim gamers.The protest video above details the offensive item: a frame containing a quote from the Prophet Mohammed, hang...

October 8th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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The popular Modern Warfare 2 airport map, Terminal, will come to Modern Warfare 3 on Xbox 360 on July 17 for Elite members and July 18 for non-Elites, but free for everyone, regardless of digitized classist regulations.Earlier this week Infinity Ward's Mark Rubin outed Terminal for Modern Warfare 3...

July 5th 2012 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Terminal, the popular airport map from Modern Warfare 2, is heading to Modern Warfare 3, Infinity Ward's Mark Rubin has revealed via a series of tweets. Better still, Rubin says Terminal will be free for everyone, existing outside of the Elite subscription model.Rubin says Terminal is in Microsoft...

July 3rd 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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EA and Activision have reached a settlement in a lawsuit that began two years ago, pertaining to the departure of Infinity Ward heads Jason West and Vince Zampella. EA had been accused of secretly recruiting the pair while they were still at Activision.No details about the settlement are currently...

May 16th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Activision has paid out $42 million to the "Infinity Ward Employee Group," which sued Activision in 2010 seeking profits from Modern Warfare 2. A source speaking to Polygon said that the payment was not a settlement; rather, Activision's discovery phase (for its own lawsuit against former Infinity...

May 15th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Pace yourself! Steam's Holiday Sale is only in day two, and you can already get Costume Quest for $3.74 (or with Psychonauts for just $2 more!), Lego Batman for $5, The Witcher 2 for $24, The Witcher 1 for $2.49, and Modern Warfare 2 for $15. You're definitely going to be broke after this year's...

December 20th 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Former Infinity Ward bossmen Jason West and Vincent Zampella have an official court date of May 7, 2012 to settle their dispute with Activision. West and Zampella seek $125 million in unpaid royalties from Modern Warfare 2 sales and wish to reclaim their contractual rights to the Modern Warfare b...

September 9th 2011 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Among the festivities this weekend at Call of Duty XP in Los Angeles was the premiere of the second "Find Makarov" short film, subtitled "Operation Kingfish." In case you missed it on the live stream, you can watch the short above -- it's a segment set in between Call of Duty 4 and Modern Warfa...

September 3rd 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments