THIS YEAR's Call of Duty title looks set to release without a single-player offering... but maybe it's because Activision has something else in the works. By Dom Peppiatt / Published 22nd April 2018 ACTIVISION Call of Duty Black Ops 4 to release without single-player BECAUSE of Modern Warfare 2? There are currently a lot of rumours doing the rounds that state Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will ship without a single-player campaign.Originally reported by Polygon, the game will drop the traditional single-player offering from the title in favour of developer Treyarch focusing on expanding multiplayer and the series’ popular Zombies mode.Polygon's source explains 'an emphasis on cooperative modes' as a stand-in for the typical single-player campaign experience.Further rumours suggest Raven Software (who have ported various CoD games to newer platforms) will also furnish the title with a Battle Royale mode - similar to Fortnite or PUBG. These rumours haven't been confirmed … [Read more...] about Call of Duty Black Ops 4 to release without single-player BECAUSE of Modern Warfare 2?
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There’s a new Call of Duty game on the horizon and it could be a major break from gaming tradition. The popular franchise is releasing its new game later this year, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, but, the new game may not feature single-player mode as previous instalments have in the past. According to Polygon, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will instead have a battle royale mode. Call of Duty’s creator, Activision, is keeping quiet on the rumours. A spokesperson said: “We don’t comment on rumour and speculation. We look forward to revealing Black Ops 4 on May 17th.” Will Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 be a new battle royale game? Battle royale mode is the new era of gaming we’ve come to live with. Populated by games such as PlayerUnknownBattleground and Fortnite, battle royale mode sees players tackling 99 other gamers at the same time in a fight to the end. Battle royale-style games are immensely popular at the moment. When Fortnite … [Read more...] about Call of Duty: how Black Ops 4 is jumping on the battle royale wagon
CALL of Duty is officially set to return with Black Ops 4 in October this year. We've sniffed out the latest information about the Black Ops 4 release date, gameplay and more, so read on for all the news so far. Call of Duty 2018 release date – when is Black Ops 4 out? Activision has confirmed that Black Ops 4 will be unveiled on May 17, 2018. However, the global launch won't take place until October 12, 2018. Call of Duty 2018 news and rumours – where will it be set? Activision has three different studios working on Call of Duty at any one time. This lets the company keep up its blisteringly fast release pace of a new Call of Duty game per year. According to the schedule, that means Treyarch is the studio set to debut its top-secret shooter in 2018 – which is now confirmed. Call of Duty fans will know that Treyarch has been responsible for all of the Black Ops games to date. The first came out in 2010, followed by a sequel in 2012, and then another in 2015. And … [Read more...] about Black Ops 4 release date revealed – all the Call of Duty 2018 news, rumours, leaks and more
GAMERS have been calling for a Modern Warfare 2 remaster for years – and it might finally be happening. The biggest rumour in video gaming right now is talk of a reboot for the classic Call of Duty game, so here's what we know about an MW2 remastered release date, plus news, rumours, leaks and more. Modern Warfare 2 Remaster news – what is it? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was a first-person shooter game that arrived back on November 10, 2009. It was the sixth Call of Duty game, and remains one of the most popular entries to date. Infinity Ward released the game on Windows, PS3 and Xbox 360 – but it could be landing on newer consoles very soon. Rumour has it that publisher Activision has a Modern Warfare 2 remaster in the works, which could bring the old game up-to-date with new-gen graphics. That might pass some time while we wait for Black Ops 4... Modern Warfare 2 Remastered rumours – what's the latest? Earlier this year game site IGN spotted listings for a … [Read more...] about Modern Warfare 2 Remastered release date – all the Call of Duty MW2 remake news and rumours
When the first Call of Duty game was released, shooter fans were exceedingly excited thanks to glowing reviews. One of the many selling points was that — unlike Medal of Warfare — players could become American, British, and Soviet soldiers, experiencing a variety of fresh perspectives. The second game continued the tradition and came with one of the best Call of Duty campaign levels of all time: the D-Day assault of Pointe du Hoc. Call of Duty: WW2's campaign starts with a very similar level: you play as an American Private nicknamed Red, part of the 1st Infantry Division, tasked with storming the Normandy beaches on D-Day. You start on a boat and then, beat by beat, the story imitates Saving Private Ryan — your character becomes shellshocked, blows up the initial German defence, storms the bunkers. Michael Condrey, Sledgehammer’s studio head, previously mentioned Saving Private Ryan as an inspiration. And, yes, that’s what happened on those French … [Read more...] about Call of Duty: WW2 review: A weak imitation