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  • VIDEO: Microsoft shows off Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 submarine level
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    VIDEO: Microsoft shows off Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 submarine level

    By 6 June 2011

    Microsoft has demoed Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at the company’s press conference at E3 in Los Angeles, showing a level that gamers will be able to play when the game goes on sale on 8 November. In the mission you play a Navy Seal tasked with taking...

  • E3 2011 preview: The hottest games to watch out for
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    E3 2011 preview: The hottest games to watch out for

    By 3 June 2011

    The year’s biggest gaming convention, E3 2011, is about to kick off in Los Angeles (on Monday 6 June) and the great and the good of the gaming world will be there, including Pocket-lint. And while there are still plenty of surprises to be had, a few...

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 screenshots let loose
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 screenshots let loose

    By 26 May 2011

    Activision has released a trio of screengrabs from the latest in its Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3, to alongside the trailer video unveiled at the beginning of the week. The shots include one of the scuba diver mission that promises to shake...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)

    By 27 April 2011

    Zombie fan? Horror nut? Then you’ll love what Activision and Treyarch is bringing to Call of Duty: Black Ops on the 3 May. It’s teamed up with horror and action stars Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo to create...

  • Guitar Hero axed by Activision Blizzard
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    Guitar Hero axed by Activision Blizzard

    By 10 February 2011

    It's a cold day at Activision Blizzard, at least for Guitar Hero fans, as the US publisher has decided to close down all production and cease development of the franchise, citing "declines in the music genre" as a primary reason. In addition, the company...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D hands-on
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D hands-on

    By 12 November 2010

    We've just posted our review of Call of Duty: Black Ops on Pocket-lint and, with one or two reservations, we think it's a massive hit. So, before you continue, you may want to check out that test. Righto, done? Good. However, one feature we purposely...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops  review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Call of Duty: Black Ops review

    By 12 November 2010

    Let's not kid ourselves. If you were gung-ho enough to buy Call of Duty: Black Ops, you've already done it by now. You've already sprinted your way through the single-player campaign, had a quick run at the revamped Zombies mode, and you're probably only...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Big queues but still available in Game if you hurry
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Big queues but still available in Game if you hurry

    By 9 November 2010

    While the game launched at midnight last night (8 November), there are still plenty of copies of Call of Duty: Black Ops in UK stores nationwide. Major videogames retailer Game, which also owns the Gamestation chain of shops, has told Pocket-lint that...

  • James Bond 007: Blood Stone   review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    James Bond 007: Blood Stone review

    By 6 November 2010

    This is what you call a missed opportunity. A totally original Bond game, scripted by a Hollywood screenwriter, voiced by Daniel Craig and Judi Dench, starring a digitised Joss Stone and developed by the team behind The Club and Project Gotham Racing,...

  • VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer
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    VIDEO: Call of Duty: Black Ops trailer

    By 1 November 2010

    We're just over a week away from potentially the biggest game launch of the year (although Bungie, Blizzard and EA Games might have something to say about that), with Call of Duty: Black Ops all set to hit the shops on 9 November. And, to get your virtual...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D on PS3, Windows and Xbox 360
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3D on PS3, Windows and Xbox 360

    By 5 October 2010

    Call of Duty: Black Ops will also be playable in stereoscopic 3D when the game launches worldwide on 9 November, Activision has confirmed. The latest game in the Call of Duty series will be playable in both 3D and non-3D on the Xbox 360, PlayStation...

  • VIDEO: NASCAR The Game 2011 details and trailer
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    VIDEO: NASCAR The Game 2011 details and trailer

    By 4 October 2010

    An official trailer has just been released for NASCAR The Game 2011, as well as a few choice screenshots. From what we can see the new racer looks pretty swish, so we can only hope that the gameplay is as good. The reason we're hoping that the new iteration...

  • Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions   review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions review

    By 10 September 2010

    It's been a long time since anyone has got too excited about a Spider-Man game. For too long, the Web slinger has been ploughing the same old open-world, crime-fighting furrow, each version sinking a little further into the soil of mediocrity, and though...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Hollywood heavyweights signed up
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Hollywood heavyweights signed up

    By 7 September 2010

    Activision has announced that it has managed to sign up some Hollywood big shots for its upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops title. Brit Gary Oldman, who is best known for his roles in Bram Stoker's Dracula and, more recently, The Dark Knight, will be reprising...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Peripherals incoming
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops - Peripherals incoming

    By 19 August 2010

    Mad Catz, the video game peripheral specialist, is at Gamescom in full force this year, and was keen to show Pocket-lint its new Call of Duty: Black Ops accessories, including a world's first sneak peak at the Tritton branded Black Ops Dolby Surround...

  • Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order
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    Call of Duty Black Ops Prestige edition goes on pre-order

    By 13 August 2010

    Collector's editions of the next instalment of Call of Duty Black Ops from Activision have gone on pre-order in the UK on Friday, months ahead of the official release date. Activision has "de-classified details", regarding the Collector’s Editions...

  • VIDEO: James Bond 007: Blood Stone theme revealed
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    VIDEO: James Bond 007: Blood Stone theme revealed

    By 20 July 2010

    A few days back, we brought you news that Activision is to release not one, but two James Bond games over the coming months, and that Joss Stone is to star as the Bond girl in Xbox 360, PS3 and PC title, Blood Stone. Also, for those who listen to the...

  • VIDEO: Joss Stone stars in James Bond 007: Blood Stone
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    VIDEO: Joss Stone stars in James Bond 007: Blood Stone

    By 16 July 2010

    With no new Bond film on the immediate horizon, fans of 007 will take whatever they can get their hands on. Luckily, Activision is coming to the rescue with not just one forthcoming game - the Wii-exclusive re-imaging of Goldeneye - but two. Announced...

  • Win one of five copies of War for Cybertron
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    Win one of five copies of War for Cybertron

    By 25 June 2010

    To celebrate the release of the Transformers: War for Cybertron video game, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Activision to offer 5 lucky readers the chance to win a copy of the game on Xbox 360. Transformers: War for Cybertron is a third person action shooter...

  • APP OF THE DAY - Geometry Wars Touch (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Geometry Wars Touch (iPad)

    By 24 June 2010

    It's 6pm and time for another App of the Day, in which we bring you all that's good and great from the myriad of applications available across multiple platforms. There are plenty of useful bits and bobs out there which will help with state capitals and...

  • Blur - PS3 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Blur - PS3 review

    By 22 June 2010

    Can Bizarre Creations win this summer's racing crown with Blur? A real mashup of a racer, inspired by Project Gotham and power-up-friendly titles such as Mario Kart (we'd also be very surpprised if some of the developers hadn't played a fair amount of...

  • First Look: GoldenEye 007 - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 0 out of 5

    First Look: GoldenEye 007 - Nintendo Wii review

    By 17 June 2010

    I'm sure I'm not the only one to have met the announcement of GoldenEye 007 at Nintendo's E3 conference with a mixture of fanboy enthusiasm, scepticism and confusion. On the one hand, it's a new version of the game that - before Halo - proved that first-person...

  • E3: Gamers hit start of show coverage
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    E3: Gamers hit start of show coverage

    By 14 June 2010

    We've landed, have got our press pass and ready to cover the biggest gaming show on the planet. Over the next 5 days Pocket-lint will be reporting live from Los Angeles at the Electronics Entertainment Expo (or E3 to you and me), bringing you the low...

  • Activision bringing James Bond: GoldenEye back for the Wii?
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    Activision bringing James Bond: GoldenEye back for the Wii?

    By 5 June 2010

    Activision is set to release details of a new GoldenEye title for the Wii and DS at this year's E3 according to sources familiar with the matter. Although details are incredibly thin on the ground - like merely the hint that it is happening - that hasn't...

  • Behind the scenes with Call of Duty: Black Ops
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    Behind the scenes with Call of Duty: Black Ops

    By 28 May 2010

    Since its announcement in April, there’s been almost as much secrecy, rumour and speculation surrounding the next instalment in the Call of Duty franchise as around the real-world activities it’s fictionalising. Was this to be Call of Duty’s long-awaited...