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Activision, Infinity Ward settle long-standing legal dispute

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Just as the long-simmering legal issues between Call of Duty publisher Activision and former members of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward seemed headed to trial early next month, the parties have apparently reached a mutually agreed-upon out-of-court settlement. "All parties have reached a settlement in the dispute, the terms of...
Activision, Infinity Ward settle long-standing legal dispute

Call of Duty: Ghosts - preview

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The latest instalment of Call of Duty is vital to the success of Microsoft's new Xbox One. We talk to the man in charge of delivering it, Eric Hirshberg, boss of ActivisionGaining traction in popular culture these days is a tricky business. There is so much competition. In an earlier...
Call of Duty: Ghosts - preview

Digg Data Reveals What We Read But Are Too Scared or Embarrassed To Share

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Digg’s January was its highest traffic month since October 2010. When it dug into why, it found we’re proud to look smart, hip, or funny by sharing tech news and offbeat content, but we keep our guilty pleasure entertainment and divisive political reading to ourselves. Specifically, Digg analyzed what people...
Digg Data Reveals What We Read But Are Too Scared or Embarrassed To Share

Rumor: Call of Duty 7 and Modern Warfare 3 In the Works

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Rumor: Call of Duty 7 and Modern Warfare 3 In the Works
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Battle Bears: Lightbank's First Gaming Deal is More Angry Birds Than Zynga

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Heard of Battle Bears? It’s a mobile game out of Omaha that’s amassed an 18 million-strong following and, as of today, an investment from an impressive group of investors: Lightbank has led a round of undisclosed size in the firm’s first ever gaming deal. Nextview Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital,...
Battle Bears: Lightbank's First Gaming Deal is More Angry Birds Than Zynga

Next Call of Duty will bring "meaningful innovation" says Activision

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The forthcoming Call of Duty title, likely to be Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, is set to mix things up promises Activision Publishing's Eric Hirshberg. Plus, Bobby Kotick on Bungie's forthcoming projectNo one listening to Activision's investor call on Thursday will have been surprised to hear that a new...
Next Call of Duty will bring "meaningful innovation" says Activision

Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

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Advertisers want to compile as much information about you as possible. Tracking where you go, what you click, and how you search is literally their business. They use that data to target ads directly to you, and feed relevant data to their partners. With the increasing use of tablets and...
Nowhere to hide: Advertisers can now stalk you across multiple devices

Indie Game: The Movie: The Worldwide Release: June 12th

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What, you didn't think those games appeared on Xbox Live through some act of magic, did you? No, they're the product of insanely small teams working insanely long hours, at the risk of their well-being, social lives and, in some cases, personal hygiene, in order to bring you a...
Indie Game: The Movie: The Worldwide Release: June 12th

Teenage Gamers Better At Simulated Surgery Than Medical Residents

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Forget AP Biology and Latin class: get those pre-meds hooked on Call of Duty. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston found that teenage video gamers were better at simulated surgery than medical residents. The study used machines that simulated live surgical techniques, such as needle passing and suturing,...
Teenage Gamers Better At Simulated Surgery Than Medical Residents

Mobile app news roundup: iOS Trojans, Call of Duty goes mobile and Big Fish Games’ cloud

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Mobile security issues hit iOS and Android – Security issues loomed large on smartphones this week. Wired reported Apple had to remove the first iOS Trojan from the App Store — a Russian app called Find and Call that scraped user’s contact lists and sent unauthorized emails and messages. The...
Mobile app news roundup: iOS Trojans, Call of Duty goes mobile and Big Fish Games’ cloud

Close Quarters expansion for Battlefield 3 looks insane

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Call of Duty, we need to talk. Why can't you look like this? [Read more]...
Close Quarters expansion for Battlefield 3 looks insane

Why Ouya's $99 gaming console faces challenges in its attempt to challenge the status quo

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With the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for its $99 console today, Ouya enters the market at a strange time for video games. The current console cycle is one of the longest ever seen – and yet consumers don’t seem to be crying out for new hardware. The growth in...
Why Ouya's $99 gaming console faces challenges in its attempt to challenge the status quo
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Activision Blizzard says Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a huge launch, but stock falls on weak World of Warcraft numbers

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Activision Blizzard chief executive Bobby Kotick warned that the company will face serious competition and possible industry headwinds in the holiday selling season. At the same time, he raised estimates for the company’s financial performance this year, based on an outstanding first quarter. The mixed outlook suggests that the game...
Activision Blizzard says Call of Duty: Ghosts will be a huge launch, but stock falls on weak World of Warcraft numbers

ARAIG is an exoskeleton suit that gives players instant feedback for every shot taken in-game

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As Real As It Gets (ARAIG) is a new Kickstarter project that hopes to give players a more immersive and realistic video game experience by delivering sound and feedback through a multi-sensory bodysuit. The peripheral, spotted by Polygon, is equipped with 16 vibratory sensors across the torso, 16 on the...
ARAIG is an exoskeleton suit that gives players instant feedback for every shot taken in-game

Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

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Breivik tells court he practised his shot using a 'holographic aiming device' while playing video gameAnders Behring Breivik has described how he "trained" for the attacks he carried out in Norway last summer using the computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.The 33-year-old said he practised his shot using a...
Anders Breivik 'trained' for shooting attacks by playing Call of Duty

Gameloft releases first trailer for upcoming Modern Combat 5 title [Video]

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With each instalment of the popular FPS Modern Combat series on iOS and Android, Gameloft seems to be getting a little closer to matching the quality of gameplay we expect from the top of the line console games in the genre such as Call of Duty.  While it’s no...
Gameloft releases first trailer for upcoming Modern Combat 5 title [Video]

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Are video games really the villains in our violent age?

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The Sandy Hook school massacre has revived concerns about the effects of first-person shooter games, but some of them are actually good for youThe number of aliens you kill may directly contribute to an improvement in your brain. This may not sound like a typical scientific discovery, but it has...
Are video games really the villains in our violent age?

Press Start: Modern Warfare 4 to be revealed soon, Nintendo doing well on digital sales and more

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Plus, Sega Pluto up for sale, girl scouts make games, reaching the edge of Shootmania and why one developer will never make another FPSA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Modern Warfare 4 could reveal early May | The Official Xbox MagazineIn utter defiance of all known precedent,...
Press Start: Modern Warfare 4 to be revealed soon, Nintendo doing well on digital sales and more

Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

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CityVille 2 jumped to the No. 1 spot on our list of top Facebook apps growing by monthly active users this week with 1,575 percent gain as Zynga seems to have turned on full marketing efforts for the game. The developer’s Ruby Blast Adventures came in at No. 3, Texas HoldEm Poker was No. 9, and Words...
Cityville 2, TripAdvisor, Pet Rescue Saga, Call of Duty and more on this week's top 20 Facebook apps growing by MAU

Logitech G600 mouse targets button-craving MMO gamers, social life costs extra (video)

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If you thought that Logitech was just going to let Razer's Naga MMO mouse go unanswered, you've got another thing coming. The G600 MMO Gaming Mouse matches the Naga's 12 side-mounted buttons and one-ups the rival across the aisle with a toggle that gives each key a second function...
Logitech G600 mouse targets button-craving MMO gamers, social life costs extra (video)
EA has a lot riding on Battlefield 4, and it is stepping up its investment in a big way
Activision's Eric Hirshberg bets that 40M Call of Duty fans will follow him to Xbox One (interview)

Call of Duty case mod has spinning gatling gun, energy drink fridge (hands-on)

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We've had our fill of Ultrabooks and tablets at CeBIT, so now it's finally time to move on to the crazy stuff. This over-the-top case mod was awaiting unsuspecting attendees at the far back end of the China pavilion, of all places, and only caught our eye (or ear,...
Call of Duty case mod has spinning gatling gun, energy drink fridge (hands-on)

Activision Blizzard unveils a record $4.7bn in revenues

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Video game giant announces 7% rise in revenues as the Call of Duty franchise continues to sweep all before itVideo game giant Activision Blizzard unveiled a 7% increase in revenues to a record $4.76bn (£3bn) in 2011, up from 2010's $4.45bn thanks in part to the sales success of the...
Activision Blizzard unveils a record $4.7bn in revenues

Activision Raises Annual Outlook Based on Strong Q1 Revenues, Profits

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Activision, the videogame publisher known for Call of Duty and World of Warcraft, just blew away expectations for the first quarter. The company said both revenues and earnings exceeded its expectations for the quarter, even though they were down from the year-ago period. In the first quarter, Activision recorded a...
Activision Raises Annual Outlook Based on Strong Q1 Revenues, Profits

OUYA's buzz wont quit: Partners with iHeartRadio and Guitar Hero's creators as it passes $6.5M

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Oh yes folks, there’s (yet again) more news surrounding OUYA’s $99 indie gaming console. After passing $6.5M in funding on Kickstarter, OUYA is now partnering with iHeartRadio to release its HTML5 app on the console. Keep in mind that the company only just teamed up with VEVO and also recently announced an important partnership with cloud...
OUYA's buzz wont quit: Partners with iHeartRadio and Guitar Hero's creators as it passes $6.5M

What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a veteran game designer, creator of leading game design blog What Games Are and creative director of Jawfish Games. You can follow him on Twitter here. Two years ago I was very excited by the possibilities of the Wii U. I instantly fell in love...
What Games Are: Where Did Wii U Go Wrong?
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