COD5 has to “redefine WWII genre” (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare)

June 15, 2008

We brought you first details on the new Call of Duty game last week (catch up with that here). Since then there’s been a lot of talk about how the game’s return to WWII after Modern Warfare is a bad move. Senior producer Noah Heller says Call of Duty: World at War has to redefine the genre and be the best shooter possible or people won’t trust the brand going forward.

“Modern Warfare opened the door to so many people new to Call of Duty,” senior producer Noah Heller told MCV.

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Call of Duty 4 tops 10 million (Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare)

June 9, 2008

Call of Duty 4 has just reached an astounding 10 million copies sold, Infinity Ward studio head Vince Zampella has revealed.

The Activision-published FPS is one of less than ten games to reach the monolith sales milestone since 2000 (GTA takes up three of the spots). And at $60 a pop, the gents behind the shooter have made a lot of cash.

What’s more, the downloadable Variety Map Pack has been served to over 1.5 million customers already. We bet they’ve got massive motors in their car park now.

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