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FTC Trying To Stop Microsoft’s Purchase Of Activision Blizzard

Image: NurPhoto (Getty Images) Politico are reporting that, “according to three people with knowledge of the matter”, the Federal Trade Commission is “likely to file an antitrust lawsuit to block Microsoft’s $69 billion takeover of video game giant Activision Blizzard”. The FTC, emboldened by their recent success in stopping the merger of book publishers Penguin …

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Xbox’s Attempt to Buy Activision Just Hit a Major Roadblock

A new report claims that the FTC, one of the most powerful agencies in the United States, will block Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision. Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it had intended to purchase Activision for just shy of $70 billion, making it the biggest deal in the history of gaming. Immediately, this got a …

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Call Of Duty’s Armor-Piercing Ammo No Longer Pierces Armor

Equip armor piercing rounds to…damage vehicles?Image: Activision / Kotaku yesterday, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II and Warzone 2.0 got their latest patch. the notes indicate the usual tweaks and bug fixes one expects of long-term live-service games, but one change to weapon ammo has fans scratching their heads. Armor-piercing ammunition, it seems, no longer …

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Modern Warfare II Movement Trick May Be The Next Slide Cancel

a group of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II players have been breaking the game’s movement system and their latest creation is something they’re calling the “G Walk.” The trick looks very frustrating play against, leading to some controversy among the game’s community over the new exploit. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II was released …

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Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Last Update

Image: Ubisoft / Valve / Kotaku Ubisoft was one of many publishers in the last few years to ditch Steam for its own storefront or Epic’s launcher. And like so many, including Activision, Ubisoft is now coming back to Steam with the upcoming release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on the platform after 2019 comments from …

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Ubisoft Back On Steam For Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Last Update

Image: Ubisoft / Valve / Kotaku Ubisoft was one of many publishers in the last few years to ditch Steam for its own storefront or Epic’s launcher. And like so many, including Activision, Ubisoft is now coming back to Steam with the upcoming release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla on the platform after 2019 comments from …

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Oh No, Warzone 2.0 Fans May Be Getting Killed By Invisible Foes

Image: Activision We’re less than a week into the life of Warzone 2.0an upgraded version of the hit free-to-play battle royale spinoff for Call of Duty, and players already think they’re dying at the hands of invisible opponents. While Activision hasn’t officially acknowledged the potential bug, players are swapping tales of the dreaded glitch’s return. …

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Warzone 2.0 Launches Early In Certain Regions

Warzone 2.0 emerged earlier than expected.screenshot: Activision / Kotaku This afternoon, Activision’s anticipated shooter Warzone 2.0 earlier than expected in certain regions launched, in a shocking break from the live-service launch tradition of everything getting delayed by a few hours. We’re looking at you, Overwatch 2. Read More: Call Of Duty: Warzone 2.0: Everything You …

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