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UK retailers reveal the top 12 games of 2013

UK retailers reveal the top 12 games of 2013

The UK’s most influential games retailers recently released their 12 most in-demand titles to stock during the holiday season. The majority of the titles in the list below were some of the year’s hottest games and undeniably also some of the most requested games over the past Christmas holiday. Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar) Battlefield 4 (EA) FIFA 14 (EA) Call of Duty: Ghosts (Activision) Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition (Microsoft) Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo) LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Warner [...]

Call of Duty Ghosts official season pass trailer released

Call of Duty Ghosts official season pass trailer released

The official Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass trailer was released today, along with new information about everything players can expect to experience from four new DLC packs, aptly titled Onslaught, Devastation, Invasion, and Nemesis. Each of these packs will contain bonus weapons, new multiplayer maps, and a four-part episodic Extinction experience. Players that purchase the Season Pass will also attain instant access to the downloadable multiplayer map, Free Fall, as well as the Team Leader Digital pack. This pack [...]

Analyst warns investors about Call of Duty: Ghosts’ declining sales

Analyst warns investors about Call of Duty: Ghosts’ declining sales

Call of Duty: Ghosts may have been the best-selling game last month, but investors care little about that since their primary concern is whether the title is measuring up to expectations or not. It isn’t. Cowen & Company analyst, Doug Creutz, has warned investors about the game’s declining performance. According to Creutz, sales of Ghosts were down by 19% compared to CoD: Black Ops II’s sales after November last year. While console transition seems to be a popular reason to give [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts “Wolf” Guard Dog Killstreak skin confirmed, video shows off wolves killing people

Call of Duty: Ghosts “Wolf” Guard Dog Killstreak skin confirmed, video shows off wolves killing people

There was a rumour circulating a few weeks ago that you could get a skin to turn your dog into a wolf in Call of Duty: Ghosts. It has now been revealed by developer Infinity Ward that this is indeed true and it will be released on the Xbox first. An Instagram from the developer states that it will be available from the 12th December starting at $1.99. Lead your pack to victory. Get The Wolf, a custom #CODGhosts Guard Dog [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Guard Dog Killstreak getting “The Wolf” skin DLC this month — Rumor

Call of Duty: Ghosts Guard Dog Killstreak getting “The Wolf” skin DLC this month — Rumor

As if the game isn’t associated with the dog enough, Call of Duty: Ghosts is reportedly set to get a DLC skin for the “Guard Dog” Killstreak called “The Wolf.” This was revealed by Reddit user beta_crater, who states that “this is happening.” According to the leaker, it’s priced at a rather heft $3 “where he is” and also, “That’s to cover the tax they charge now on the Xbox Marketplace since converting to real money.” It seems from his [...]

VGX 2013: Destiny gets new trailer, looks stunning

VGX 2013: Destiny gets new trailer, looks stunning

Destiny Get More: Comedy Central During tonight’s VGX 2013 awards event, Bungie showed off a new clip for its online shooter, Destiny. Needless to say, it looks fantastic. If you don’t believe me, just hit play and watch the awesomeness unfold. While some of the footage spliced in might be in-game cinematics instead of gameplay, it still looks very good. In more Destiny news, its release date has finally been revealed, and even a time-frame for the beta, too.

Destiny release date announced, beta to kick off in ‘summer 2014″ first on PS4 and PS3

Destiny release date announced, beta to kick off in ‘summer 2014″ first on PS4 and PS3

Bungie’s first game outside the Halo universe finally has a release date! I’m of course, talking about the Activision-published shooter, Destiny. In a post on Bungie’s official site, the developer has announced that Destiny will be released on September 9, 2014 for all platforms. Also of note, the game’s beta has also been given a release window, which is “summer” of 2014. Just in case you didn’t know, PlayStation 3 and PS4 players will get early access due to a [...]

Destiny ‘a title to watch for 2014′, new details released

Destiny ‘a title to watch for 2014′, new details released

Undoubtedly one of the most acclaimed upcoming titles announced this year, Destiny is now being slated as “a title to watch” for 2014. Set in a highly detailed universe, players are cast as the most powerful guardians of the last city on Earth, traversing throughout ruins of the solar system and battling a plethora of mankind’s enemies. As the following trailer reveals, there is much more to Destiny than what initially meets the eye. In a story-driven universe, Destiny’s saga unfolds [...]

New information on Destiny in this month’s Game Informer magazine

New information on Destiny in this month’s Game Informer magazine

Game Informer revealed Destiny as the cover for the January issue of its monthly magazine earlier today. The game is the next IP under development by esteemed developer Bungie. The game is greatly anticipated by gamers given the pedigree of the developer as well the scope and scale of the game itself. Described as a mash-up of a first-person shooter, MMO, and RPG all mixed into one, Bungie seeks to move away from these labels and create some very unique. [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts back on top of UK software charts, Killzone: Shadow Fall highest selling PS4 exclusive game

Call of Duty: Ghosts back on top of UK software charts, Killzone: Shadow Fall highest selling PS4 exclusive game

Following our post where it mentions the PlayStation 4 beating the PlayStation Portable’s launch numbers, we also have the complete list of top-selling games during the week, too. Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts is once again back on top of the UK charts, which is followed by EA’s FIFA 14. CoD: Ghosts’ main rival Battlefield 4 is at third place, while Killzone: Shadow Fall is the highest PS4-exclusive game debuting at fourth. Call of Duty: Ghosts FIFA 14 Battlefield 4 [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts Most played next-gen game and top-selling title in North America according to Activision

Call of Duty: Ghosts Most played next-gen game and top-selling title in North America according to Activision

In a press release sent today, Activision has announced that Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Ghosts is the most played and the best-selling game on next-gen platforms. Yes, this means that the shooter is lording it over on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. According to Microsoft, Call of Duty: Ghosts is the #1 most played game on the Xbox One worldwide, while also becoming the top selling Xbox One game at “leading” retailers such as Best Buy, GameStop [...]

Call of Duty Ghosts: Activision will not reset stats boosted by hackers, claims there’s “nothing” they can do

Call of Duty Ghosts: Activision will not reset stats boosted by hackers, claims there’s “nothing” they can do

Have you been playing Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Ghosts’ multiplayer extensively since it got released? If so, you might have noticed that more than a few people are once again hacking in a Call of Duty game — a shocker, I know. Unfortunately, it seems these people aren’t just hacking their own stats, but those around them, too. While this might mean that you’ll rank up way, way faster than intended, leveling up is part of the fun, right? [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts is the PS4′s top-selling game and most pre-ordered title on Xbox One in North America

Call of Duty: Ghosts is the PS4′s top-selling game and most pre-ordered title on Xbox One in North America

Activision has just announced via a press release that Infinity Ward’s latest shooter, Call of Duty: Ghosts, is now the best-selling game on the PlayStation 4 in North America. The cash doesn’t stop there, since it’s also “the No. 1 pre-reserved Xbox One title, at retailers Best Buy, GameStop, Target and Walmart in North America,” too. This shouldn’t really be that big of a surprise, since people do love shooting stuff, but a congrats is still in order, no? So, congrats, [...]

Bungie announces Destiny beta coming to Sony platforms first, releases new footage

Bungie announces Destiny beta coming to Sony platforms first, releases new footage

Bungie announced earlier tonight at the PS4 launch that the Destiny beta will be available in 2014. Available to Sony platforms first, users who own a PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4 will have immediate access to the launch of the beta. Those who pre-order Destiny from any of the global participating retailers will receive a redemption code to join the beta. This 9-digit code is required for entry and will be printed either on a flyer that is provided at [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 gets day one patch to make single-player 1080p

Call of Duty: Ghosts on PS4 gets day one patch to make single-player 1080p

Activision will release a day one patch for Call of Duty: Ghosts that will make the single-player campaign output be at native 1080p. Without the patch, the campaign outputs at 720p, but to date, we have no definite news on how big the day one title update will be. Activision is putting the blame on a “configuration issue,” and has sent the following statement to Eurogamer: There was a configuration issue in the retail version on single-player mode only. This has [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets title update, short patch notes listed

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets title update, short patch notes listed

If you’re in deep with Call of Duty: Ghosts multplayer, chances are you might have noticed a small title update making the rounds on the PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game. Over on the official CoD: Ghosts forums, community coordinator Candice Capen has started a thread listing the small changes their making to multiplayer. All Platforms Improved operations functionality. UI Bug Fixes Fixed issue with splitscreen players rank. Fixed a rare crash with specific private match settings. [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts review: A dog of a downgrade

Call of Duty: Ghosts review: A dog of a downgrade

This generation has been quite the journey for first-person shooter titles. Call of Duty, with developer Infinity Ward at the helm, blasted its way in and completely reinvented the FPS genre. We saw titans like Halo being surpassed by this new power; this new franchise that somehow got away with annualising its releases, compelling millions of gamers to drop millions of dollars every single year. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare tossed aside the cliché World War II setting, and [...]

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets Double XP event to commemorate launch

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets Double XP event to commemorate launch

For those who bought or are thinking of getting the latest iteration of Activision’s shooter, the publisher has announced that Call of Duty: Ghosts will be getting its first-ever Double XP event to commemorate the title’s launch. According to the press release, the double XP shindig will start today, Friday, November 8 at 10 a.m. PST, and will run through until Monday, November 11, and end on the same time. This will be on all platforms on all multiplayer matches. [...]

Activsion confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts sales lower than Black Ops 2 at launch, cites console transition as the cause

Activsion confirms Call of Duty: Ghosts sales lower than Black Ops 2 at launch, cites console transition as the cause

Following news that Call of Duty: Ghosts has already sold $1 billion in retail on its first day, Activision has admitted last night that the  Ghosts sales are lower than what Black Ops II had at launch, blaming the transition period for consoles as the cause. The news comes about after the CEO at Activision, Dennis Durkin, spoke to investors last night. There was also the strange decision to release retail sales figures, rather than the actual consumer sales. Seeking [...]