The co-presidents of Activision Blizzard Studios, Stacey Sher and Nick van Dyk, recently said in an interview that they think Call of Duty could be the next MCU.
Before you roll your eyes as you recall the lack of quality storytelling or writing in most of the games and the poor quality of pretty much all video game to movie adaptations, Stacey Sher did state that they're looking at what made the MCU work so well for general audiences. This means that they are focusing on likable characters that the audience can connect to and getting "real filmmakers" on board with the projects. If everything goes smoothly, we can expect a Call of Duty Movie as early as next year.
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Despite the fact that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare was the best selling game of last year, Activision has laid off 5 percent of its workforce. This, in part, was due to the fact that Infinite Warfare underperformed the expectations the company had for it. Infinity Ward itself lost 20 employees, which is about 16% of their workforce.Read more >
Console players can play Infinite Warfaree for free this weekend. All three modes will be available to players, but you will only be able to play the first two campaign missions and the player's level will be capped at 15 in multiplayer and 3 in zombies.
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Due to technical difficulties, Miller can’t do the weekly news recap. So he asked me to do it instead! Here's a brief recap on what's happened with the Call of Duty series lately, plus some stuff ongoing stuff here on the wiki.
- Call of Duty 2 was made available for backwards compatability! Which means that all of you pining for a WWII game can hop into one you’ve likely never played. I kind of wish they would’ve remade this instead of ‘’Modern Warfare’’.
- Infinite Warfare narrative director and former Naughty Dog employee Taylor Kurosaki said that he believes that Infinite Warfare could be Call of Duty's next sub-series.
- A sneak peek of the new (and supposedly last) zombies map,
Revelations, was released.
- This was followed shortly after with the m…
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In an interview with Polygon, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's narrative director, Taylor Kurosaki (formerly of Naughty Dog), stated that "We want to establish our own new sub-franchise. Our own new branch of the Call of Duty tree" when asked about Infinite Warfare's potential as a sub-franchise.
He went on talk about how Infinity Ward tried to craft "very rich world" that can be the basis of multiple games, going so far as to state that they're "not even close to exhausting" the lore of this new universe in the upcoming game. He also cryptically mentions that there are many new "under the hood" changes in the new game.
When asked about the story, he mention that it was "first and foremost a classic war story" that closely followed "in the great…
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