Tag Archives: franchise

Gaming company THQ files for bankruptcy

Game maker THQ has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with its assets being sold to private equity firm Clearlake Capital Group for $60 million. The company’s stock fell 73 percent on the 19th to finish at $0.35 cents.   Last month, the company admitted it was seeking “strategic financing alternatives” as it bled cash. Clearlake […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II Confirmed

Activision brings Call of Duty franchise to the future. Activision went live with the official UK website for Call of Duty: Black Ops II hours before its NBA Playoffs reveal tonight. The site confirms a November 13 release date and futuristic setting for the title. “Call of Duty: Black Ops II propels players into a near future, 21st Century Cold War, […]

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Microsoft Reveals Halo 4’s Release Date

Halo 4 will launch worldwide on November 6, 2012, Microsoft has announced. The anticipated sequel marks the first chapter of a brand new Halo saga.   Set four years after the events of Halo 3, it sees Master Chief return to face an ancient evil threatening the fate of the entire universe. In development at […]

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Modern Warfare 3 Makes $1 Billion in Just 16 Days

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the third installment in the Modern Warfare series, has just made $1 Billion dollars in just 16 Days. It took MW2 two months to generate that type of worldwide revenue. With critics saying they want “fresh” ideas in the franchise series, the sells prove otherwise, or does it?   […]

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Modern Warfare 3 makes $800 Million in 1 Week

To be more percise, it’s actually 5 days. The game has grossed approximately $800 Million during the first week (5 Days) in a statement by Activision.   Statement by Bobby Kotick: Life-to-date retail sales for the Call of Duty franchise have exceeded $6 billion worldwide, which makes Call of Duty one of the most valuable […]

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Battlefield 3 vs Call of Duty

Battlefield 3 is out and is going to give Call of Duty a run for it’s money. Whatever you thought of the Beta, forget it. Battlefield is going up against Call of Duty and it sure is giving it a run for it’s money too!   Beta sucked, we all know this. The restrictions on the […]

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