Psst…hey. Get this. Big surprise announcement…no way you were anticipating it. Might be the surprise of the generation…

Believe it or not, Activision Blizzard issued a solid earnings report and then confirmed that another Call of Duty FPS will launch in 2011. Activision Publishing Eric Hirshberg first made the astonishing statement- "We will launch a new first-person action title during the back half of 2011" and then, as if it needed further explanation, COO Thomas Tippl added, "next year's Call of Duty will be a first-person shooter." They didn't offer any details but most are expecting Modern Warfare 3 , which has been rumored to be in development at a freshly-staffed Infinity Ward. We also know about another CoD project that is currently in the works at Sledgehammer Games; at first, it was labeled as an "action/adventure" game but recent job listings have sort of clarified that it'll be a FPS as well. Now, we know you're probably in shock upon hearing this news but if you really think about it, it didn't come totally out of the blue. I mean, billions of dollars is sort of…a lot of money. So yeah, maybe we should've seen this coming.

…anyway. If we give out an award for most predictable news story during our end-of-year awards, we've got the guaranteed winner right here.

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Nickjcal
Nickjcal
9 years ago

I want a third person cover shooter for call of duty. After Black Ops im not buying anymore until they do that and add their own map editor so i dont have to pay 15.00 for 3 maps

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

A map editor?, that would be so sweet. modify/build your own map then be able to play online with your friends that would be epic!… Only Sony would do something like that… @Sony.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

It's funny nothing like that has been done. I used to make levels for DOOM that my best friend and I would play online via modem. It was so sweet to make themed levels. Cyberdemons aplenty let me tell you.

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
9 years ago

Ahh… the map editor, my favorite part of timesplitters. Though for COD they would probably have to do something like the forge in halo

Nickjcal
Nickjcal
9 years ago

well far cry 2 has a complete map editor. That one part of the game adds so much more value to a game. Look it up on youtube if you havent seen it and its for consoles too. Its so much fun making real masterpieces. I honestly hate forge

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Oh yeah? Passed on that game. MAG should have a map maker.

Danny007
Danny007
9 years ago

With the way that they're selling their FPS Call Of Dutys, I don't think that will ever happen, but you do have a good idea.


Last edited by Danny007 on 11/5/2010 4:28:21 PM

Feregrin
Feregrin
9 years ago

The day FPS games come with map creators will be the day I start playing FPS games again.

White_Mocha
White_Mocha
9 years ago

i'd talk to treyarch about making a map editor since it seems like they're always adding new features to their COD's

IrreducibleSUN
IrreducibleSUN
9 years ago

Great another Call of Duty Modern Warsame.

Anonymous
Anonymous
9 years ago

Milking the cow dry, eh Kotick?

Victor321
Victor321
9 years ago

What else is new? Lol

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

but its all these people saying "ok ill buy this one but not the next one!"

*milk, milk, milk… add chocolate*

"look we have a new product"

*sheeple eat it up*

same product new flavor

D1g1tal5torm
D1g1tal5torm
9 years ago

'Same product different flavour.'

So I should stick to margherita pizza, or vanilla ice cream? Not bother with all the other different flavours.

How idiotic is that line.

So I've played an fps, an rpg, a driving game. Might as well bin my ps3 – fun's over.

Victor321
Victor321
9 years ago

You can count me out as one of the sheeples, because I'm not getting Black Ops.

I know, it's very weird for a teenager to not get the next COD game O.o, but I'm not getting it because I already have many other titles that I've already acquired that are more worthy of my time, and of more higher priority (that I'm also still playing, and just a few examples are Mass Effect 2, Bioshock, Halo: Reach, Red Dead Redemption, replaying Heavy Rain and Uncharted 2, etc.).

I don't hate COD though, but MW2 was a bit of a disappointment compared to WaW, COD4, and before them in my opinion.

I may not even get the next COD next year to be honest because around then (i.e. late 2011), examples such as Resistance 3, Team ICO collection, and The Last Guardian are all primed to release around that time.

More important and of higher priority, don't you think ;)?


Last edited by Victor321 on 11/5/2010 7:10:17 AM

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

Hopefully this "freshly staffed" studio knows more then Copy, paste.
I really enjoyed COD4 MW, but hated MW2 because it was the same game, just hyped the hack out of and in many ways was worse.
Maybe these people can deliver a good game, but just because it has COD on the cover I most likely won't get it. I don't like judging a game this soon before any info about the game comes out, but after MW2, COD sucks

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I'd like to start an official anti-CoD caucus. I know Kotex wants one per year, but why not mix it up? Make a TPS, make a Helicopter combat game. Do SOMEthing that looks new. Then again, you gotta keep the sheep fed.

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

ssshhhh, if you point out he is making one a year he might want to try something different like 2 a year.

Qubex
Qubex
9 years ago

Lol World…

Q

"play.experience.enjoy"

BTNwarrior
BTNwarrior
9 years ago

the good thing is that with 3 teams pumping out COD games they have two years to work on each title instead of just one. Which might lead to games without all the glitches, and maybe some nice pretty graphics

TheCrazyMerc
TheCrazyMerc
9 years ago

*Facepalm*

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Yayyyyy for on-rails shooters. C'mon you know it is one.

Alienange
Alienange
9 years ago

Huh?

booze925
booze925
9 years ago

can't we just focus on black ops 4 now?
seriously people

Spineshank
Spineshank
9 years ago

The first black ops hasn't even come out and you wanna talk about number 4!?
You'll have to wait 4weeks max.

BeezleDrop
BeezleDrop
9 years ago

NO! We cannot focus on Black Ops! The world doesn't revolve around your cheesy obsession with CoD, you should realize not everyone is concerned with getting Black Ops, I have dozens of friends that appreciate variety in their gaming. I swear you and killa tequila live for this over indulged franchise, its sad.

Hezzron
Hezzron
9 years ago

I sense 10 million gamers wanting to know where they can pre-order this.

SnipeySnake
SnipeySnake
9 years ago

I didn't see that coming.

<Srcsm>

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

Bank Machine.

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
9 years ago

You know you all love it.

Jawknee
Jawknee
9 years ago

LOL! It's like pouring salt into your eyes. ūüėõ

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

And Tabasco.

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

and then rubbing Vicks vapor rub on your cheek bones.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

And all the while, I'm still loving it…

Underdog15
Underdog15
9 years ago

lol… what… the sale, tobasco, and vapor rub in your eyes is causing tears of happiness now?

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

No that's still pain id hate to endure…

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
9 years ago

Yawn. Think I'll still be too busy playing Duke Nukem by that time.

Not that I plan on getting another COD game anytime soon to begin with.

___________
___________
9 years ago

oh lord another one?
MW3 ill bet, entirely set in space!
looks like we have a new contender for most milked franchise of all time!

Lawless SXE
Lawless SXE
9 years ago

I thought Sledgehammer's title was dubbed an action/FPS. Thus, it kind of makes sense that it will be that one which releases at the end of next year and MW3 in 2012… Maybe that's what'll bring about the apocalypse. The internet servers will overload on the 21st of December 2012 because half of the world will try to log on and play MW3 at the same time, thus causing civilisation to fall apart as all technology goes haywire.

Sounds like a plot for a B-Movie.
Peace.

ValdiPS3
ValdiPS3
9 years ago

COO Thomas Tippl added, "next year's Call of Duty will be a first-person shooter."

OH!!! thank God, for a moment i think that could be a rpg.

Hezzron
Hezzron
9 years ago

Activision probably feels the need to clarify ever since there was a Halo RTS.

Snaaaake
Snaaaake
9 years ago

Wait, we're getting another CoD?
Oh cool, I wonder what kind of game it's gonna be…….it's another FPS?!?!

Really Activision, even if you keep quiet for 10 years, we'll still know that in that particular 10 years there'll be at least 10 CoD.

Godslim
Godslim
9 years ago

lol we all knew another would come next year remember tho they are made by different developers

Killa Tequilla
Killa Tequilla
9 years ago

Plaese keep the CoDs comin. I like my CoDs. Especially CoD4. Mw2 is ok, WaW only for Nazis, BO out soon…. Why Cant 1 company make a Ps3 exclusive and another one malke a Xbox exclusive… Oo thats right, Ps3 without a doubt will be far better…

BeezleDrop
BeezleDrop
9 years ago

Gaming isn't all about CoD, maybe you should realize this. If you opened your eyes you could realize there are loads of better games out there in different genres to play.

G8GTdriver
G8GTdriver
9 years ago

Oh joy. When will people stop buying these games? If I was a fan I would be getting irritated at the yearly installments by now, it's basically the same nonsense rehashed. Then you have the same online experience over and over. Oh well.

D1g1tal5torm
D1g1tal5torm
9 years ago

Already got mine pre-ordered.

I love a good FPS.

Hezzron
Hezzron
9 years ago

I'm holding out to see what Toy R Us comes up with in the way of a deal, hopefully it'll be in their flyer on Sunday. There are some decent rumors floating around out there concerning them.


Last edited by Hezzron on 11/5/2010 8:27:48 AM

GamerKid123
GamerKid123
9 years ago

Christ.. how many times do they have to make the same damn Call of Duty FPS before they think of something new?!?

At least try making it 3rd Person or something!

BeezleDrop
BeezleDrop
9 years ago

I am all for happy gaming, don't get me wrong. I am getting Black Ops and it ->Will<- be my final CoD, it seems like they crammed a bunch of fun stuff into BO namely, President Evil! Haha, but seriously we cannot keep supporting this, after I get my game written and hopefully created I look forward to the day if Bobby Kotek asks me, "Hey do you want Activision to publish your game?" My response would be HELL NO! You are the same arrogant D Bag that thinks he can sell cut-scenes and thinks he rules the FPS genre of gaming which he doesn't!

Why would anyone want any other CoD after this one? Does repetition not get to you like it does me? What about the other franchises? I have people telling me the KZ3 beta is making the game appear a GOTY contender and it is months away, and in the Pre-Aplha stages none the less!