With an Xbox gamer tag known as “Jason of Duty” – it might come as no surprise that I am a huge fan of the Call of Duty franchise right from its very early World War II days; despite being disappointed with the past two games, (Ghosts, Infinity ward – Black Ops II, Treyarch) I am pinning all my hopes on Sledgehammer Games delivering a fresh new take with their own original title this year. Based upon everything I witnessed during Gamescom 2014 in Cologne, I am excited to say that I am very impressed with Advanced Warfare! If you didn’t know already it is the first Call of Duty to use a totally brand new (as in brand new, not IW’s updated crap) engine since Call of Duty 2 and looks every bit a true next-gen title as you should expect!
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare had an extended campaign premiere during the Xbox Gamescom ’14 briefing which showcased vivid scenes of the Golden Gate Bridge being blown apart with intense thrills that appeared to replicate the over-the-top action packed drama experienced from past Modern Warfare games in the franchise. Although this is Advanced Warfare – it appears that everything learnt from Sledgehammer’s co-development in Modern Warfare 3 on last-gen consoles could have made the transition into their own game as I sat there during the conference in awe. With my jaw dropped I knew upon first impressions that this was a Call of Duty that could make gaming history and I was hooked into every minute of the chases and fire-fighting gameplay on screen as the bridge was rapidly being destroyed. The game looks set to make you feel the drama of the character with a journey of hope, comradeship and defeating all the odds for what » Continue Reading.
Whilst we are currently on our travels to Gamescom in Cologne, you can watch the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer Reveal on thisisxbox.com above. Bookmark the page, share it on Facebook, twitter – plug in some ear phones and enjoy the show.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Sledgehammer Games and Activision looks set to really raise the bar and deliver the action packed intense thrills that Call of Duty is bets known for.
We should have a hands-on multiplayer write up from Gamescom very soon.
Whilst we will be on our travels to Gamescom in Cologne from Monday 11th August, you can watch the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer Reveal on thisisxbox.com above. Bookmark the page, share it on Facebook, twitter – plug in some ear phones and enjoy the show as it happens from 6pm BST. We will be sat on a coach and will only see the Multiplayer hands-on when we arrive in Cologne, Germany.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare from Sledgehammer Games and Activision looks set to really raise the bar and deliver the action packed intense thrills that Call of Duty is best known for. This page will very cleverly re-post itself again 30 minutes before the show starts to prompt you.
We should have a hands-on multiplayer write up from Gamescom 2014 very soon.
It’s the map we always wanted to see return – and now it’s a reality thanks to Infinity Ward with the final Map Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts (Nemesis DLC)
A reimagined version of the fan-favorite Shipment from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Showtime takes players to a futuristic death arena. Try your luck with the Slot Machine Field Order for one of three random rewards. Take a peek at all the visual improvements to one of the best quick kill maps ever created, before Nuketown – there was Shipment. Video Commentated by Ryan Wyatt (@Fwiz).
Showtime is included with the Nemesis DLC Pack, which arrives first on Xbox LIVE on August 5th. Release on other platforms to follow.
Activision and Sledgehammer Games have announced (like you never saw it coming) a few collector’s edition’s of their upcoming title – Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The first next-gen Call of Duty game that thisisxbox hope refreshes the franchise and becomes as popular as the Modern Warfare series.
Available from November 4th, you can grab an Atlas Limited Edition, Digital Pro Edition, and Atlas Pro Edition of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, priced at $79.99, $99.99, and $119.99, respectively.
Each version comes with the Atlas Digital Content Pack, which features two new weapons — the Bal-27 AE Assault Rifle and Atlas 45 AE Pistol — as well as a unique Atlas exoskeleton, helmet, player card, and five bonus supply drops that unlock new in-game gear. Players will also be able to upgrade their exoskeleton in the campaign early with new powers and abilities via an extra upgrade token.
The collector’s edition’s will also include Atlas Gorge; a bonus multiplayer map that reimagines Pipeline, a fan favorite map from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. So, the recycling of maps still continues, but it’s great to see old places revived all over again…isn’t it?
The Digital Pro Edition and Atlas Pro Edition will also come with the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass, which unlocks access to all four upcoming DLC multiplayer map packs.
The Atlas Edition’s feature a unique steelbook case, the game’s official soundtrack, and the Atlas: Advanced Soldier manual — a collection of original concept art and historical and tactical information.
The multiplayer reveal for this years Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is happening on August 11th 2014 10amPDT. ThisisXbox will be on our way to Gamescom in Germany to get a taste of some hands-on action. Look out for views in the coming » Continue Reading.
Three years of development went into crafting the world of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Sledgehammer Games Creative Director Bret Robbins discusses how research and technology come together to elevate the storytelling experience.
Check out the latest video above and be sure to pre-order from your favourite retailers in time for release on November 4th 2014.
E3 2014 opened with a positive start and an amazing new chapter from Sledgehammer Game’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, set for release later this year. The induction level looks very high tech and an even more modernised version of Modern Warfare 3!
Watch gameplay from the “Induction” campaign level, which follows a group of US Marines as they drop into the battle lines of Seoul, South Korea.
Power Changes Everything when the game is released on November 4th, 2014.
The Xbox E3 Media briefing kicked off at 5.30pm (after a pre-show) today with some of the most top titles and new announcements. If you watched the LIVE streams as it happened across many different devices and website’s – you too might have almost wet yourself with excitement!
The show opened with Phil Spencer on a smaller stage this year, with the purpose of showcasing the passion and creativity of gaming across the world to millions of viewers live from LA. Creators, publishers and gamers were thanked, “humbled and amazed” said Spencer when talking about how Xbox One gamers are shaping the future of Xbox, “we are better for it” – The entire briefing was dedicated to games to make Xbox One the best place to play games this generation.
The first look at Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare was displayed, showing a war torn futuristic environment and truly spectacular visuals. The game is under development from Sledgehammer Games and will be released November 4th 2014. All DLC will reach Xbox gamers first (confirmed). First impressions seemed very positive and this could be the Call of Duty we’ve been waiting for, for a long time – something on the scale of the original Modern Warfare. Imaginative, action-packed and intense. Noticeably drones appear like Kryl in the Gears of War franchise, swarming in large dangerous bursts of evil.
Turn 10 came on stage to state that almost a million gamers a week are gaming on Forza games. Confirmation that Nürburgring track was to be made available today for FREE on Forza 5. It is a motorsports complex around the village of Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany (google it for more info). The most important Top 10 Studio’s premiere was Horizon 2 with a full » Continue Reading.
Activision and Infinity Ward has today revealed that the third DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts will be launching on June 3rd for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Titled, Invasion, the latest DLC delivers four new multiplayer maps from unique locales around the world, each with hidden secrets and unique Field Orders. Invasion also includes Episode 3: Awakening, the next chapter in Extinction’s four-part episodic narrative taking players deep into an alien underworld to discover the truth behind the Cryptid attack.
Invasion’s four new small-to-medium-sized multiplayer maps feature the fast-paced gameplay Call of Duty fans crave, each one donning a distinct look, feel and unique killstreak. “Departed” is a medium-sized map set in a rural Mexican town during the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration. The colorfully decorated streets, vendor carts and storefronts provide ample cover for run-and-gunners, and players that complete the map’s unique Field Order will unlock the Death Mariachi killstreak. Armed with dual-wielding pistols, the Death Mariachi settles scores, with each kill turning enemy players into another member of the band, and a temporary squad mate.
“Pharaoh” is the abandoned archeological site of an ancient Egyptian palace. Players will have to be on the lookout for collapsing monuments and urns full of flesh-eating scarabs, among other surprises in this multi-level map. Inside the palace, gamers will battle through multiple chambers ideal for close-quarters combat and short-range weapons, all under the watchful eye of Anubis, the half-jackal/half-human, protector of the dead, who will handsomely reward players who unlock this map’s Field Order.
Invasion’s third map, “Mutiny,” transports players to a remote Caribbean island harboring an eerie pirate hideout complete with abandoned trading posts and prison cells. Speed and stealth are a must as players navigate the narrow and » Continue Reading.