All about the serie Call of Duty
Call of Duty is an award winning first person and third-person shooter video game series franchise.
The series began on the PC, and later expanded to consoles and handhelds, and several spin-off games have also been released alongside the main series.
The majority of the games in the series have been set primarily in World War II, with the exception of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, which are set in modern times.
The Call of Duty video games are published and owned by Activision and published for Macs by Aspyr Media and have been developed primarily by Infinity Ward and Treyarch, with other games being developed by Gray Matter Interactive, Spark Unlimited, Pi Studios, Amaze Entertainment, Rebellion Developments, and n-Space, using a variety of game engines including the id Tech 3, the Treyarch NGL, and the IW 4.0.
Other products in the franchise include a line of action figures designed by Plan-B Toys, a card game created by Upper Deck, and a comic book mini-series published by WildStorm.
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Call of Duty is a first-person shooter video game based on the Quake III Arena engine (id Tech 3), and was released on October 29, 2003.
The game was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
The game simulates the infantry and combined arms warfare of World War II.
Call of Duty was accompanied in September 2004 by an expansion pack, Call of Duty: United Offensive, which was also produced by Activision, but developed by Gray Matter Interactive with contributions from Pi Studios.
The Mac OS X version of the game was ported by Aspyr Media.
In late 2004, the N-Gage version was developed by Nokia and published by Activision.
Other versions were released for PC, including Collector’s Edition (with soundtrack and strategy guide), Game of the Year Edition (includes game updates), and the Deluxe Edition (which contains the United Offensive expansion and soundtrack; in Europe the soundtrack was not included).
Since November 12, 2007, Call of Duty and its sequels have been available for purchase via Valve’s content delivery platform, Steam.
Call of Duty 2 is a first-person shooter video game and sequel to the critically acclaimed game Call of Duty.
It was developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
The game is set during World War II and is experienced through the perspectives of three soldiers in the Red Army, British Army and United States Army.
It was released on October 25, 2005 for PC, June 13, 2006 for Mac OS X and November 15, 2005 for the Xbox 360. Other versions were made for mobile phones, Pocket PCs, and Smartphones.
Call of Duty 3 is a World War II first-person shooter and the third installment in the Call of Duty video game series.
The game was developed by Treyarch, and was the first major installment in the Call of Duty series not to be developed by Infinity Ward.
It was released on the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox, and Xbox 360.
Call of Duty 3 is the only numerical sequel to date to have been a console-exclusive game alongside its side-story games like Call of Duty 2: Big Red One and Call of Duty: Finest Hour before it. It was released on November 7, 2006.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is the fourth installment of the main series, and was developed by Infinity Ward.
It is the first game in the series not to be set during World War II, as well as the first to receive a Mature rating from the ESRB (except for the Nintendo DS version, which was rated Teen).
The game was released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on November 7, 2007. Download and retail versions for the Mac OS X were released by Aspyr in September 2008. As of May 2009.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has sold over 13 million copies, making it the most successful game in the series.
A Wii version of the game, titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Reflex, being handled by Treyarch, and was released on November 10, 2009, alongside Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized.
Call of Duty: World at War developed by Treyarch is the fifth installment of the main series, and returns to the World War II setting of earlier titles.
On June 9, 2008, it was confirmed that the game would be titled Call of Duty: World at War and would be set in the Pacific theater and Eastern front of World War II.
The game uses the same proprietary game engine as Call of Duty 4.
Call of Duty: World at War was released for the PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 consoles and the Nintendo DS handheld in North America on November 11, 2008, and November 14, 2008 in Europe. As of June 2009.
Call of Duty: World at War has sold over 11 million copies.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
Activision Blizzard officially announced Modern Warfare 2 on February 11, 2009. The game was released worldwide on November 10, 2009, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows. A Nintendo DS iteration of the game, titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Mobilized, and a Wii port of Call of Duty 4 titled Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Reflex will be released alongside the game.
Modern Warfare 2 is the direct sequel to Call of Duty 4 and continues the same storyline, taking place five years after the first game but featuring several returning characters.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is a 2010 first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and published by Activision for release on November 9, 2010.
Officially announced on April 30, 2010, the game is the seventh installment of the Call of Duty series and the third game in the series to be developed by Treyarch.
It was initially only available for pre-order on PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3; however, Activison has since confirmed that it will also be released for the Nintendo Wii.
In Japan, Black Ops will be published and distributed by Square-Enix.
Modern Warfare 3 will be pure realism.
Infinity Ward will give you the real military experience into your living room. A whole new concept is under development and there is no doubt what the test persons feel about it.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision (Square Enix for Japan). It was released on November 13, 2012 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows and on November 18, 2012 in North America, November 30, 2012 in Europe and Australia. Square-Enix released the game for the Japanese market on November 22, 2012 for a subbed version. The game was launched at 16,000 stores worldwide at midnight on November 13, 2012.
Black Ops II is the first game in the Call of Duty franchise to feature future warfare technology and the first to present branching storylines driven by player choice. It also offers a 3D display option. A corresponding game, Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified, was released simultaneously on the PlayStation Vita. Within 24 hours of going on sale, the game grossed over $500 million, beating 2011’s Modern Warfare 3 to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time. It went on to sell 7.5 million copies in November 2012, making it the highest grossing game of the month.