The grand finals of the 2015 Call of Duty Championships are happening today. Which of the 32 competing teams is going to walk away with $400,000? Head over to the Major League Gaming event site to watch live and see which 29 teams are definitely not winning. » 3/29/15 5:12pm Yesterday 5:12pm

The top 32 Call of Duty teams in the world are squaring off this weekend in Los Angeles for part of a million dollar prize pool. Catch all the action from the 2015 Call of Duty Championship live over at It's a refreshing change from watching teams of five fight over three lanes. » 3/28/15 4:05pm Saturday 4:05pm

There's a new Guitar Hero game coming this year, say our friends at Kotaku UK. Rumor (or, in this case, rumour) suggests it'll be more "realistic" than previous games in the series, with new guitar peripherals and a scheduled release for PS4 and Xbox One by the end of 2015. » 2/24/15 8:31am 2/24/15 8:31am

Call of Duty's Star-Studded Co-Op DLC Is Off To A Fine Start

Call of Duty's first downloadable content has hit the Xbox One today, bringing with it some maps the competitive folks should enjoy and a chance to soak in the sound bytes of four prominent actors while shooting mechanically-pulled zombies. That's my jam. » 1/27/15 4:30pm 1/27/15 4:30pm

How To Join Call of Duty Online

Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you. » 1/27/15 7:30am 1/27/15 7:30am

Advanced Warfare Cracks Down On Players Killing Themselves On Purpose

In a fireside chat over the weekend, Sledgehammer Games' studio head Michael Condrey discussed ongoing matchmaking optimization for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and cracking down on players who spend entire matches sitting in a corner killing themselves. » 1/19/15 12:00pm 1/19/15 12:00pm

Call of Duty Online is a Big Surprise

Forget everything you saw and experienced in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, forget Jack Mitchell and harken back to the days of Soap, Ghost and Price. Remember those good ol' days with them boys? Well, you can relive that whole experience again and then some in the China-only Call of Duty: Online. » 1/19/15 8:00am 1/19/15 8:00am

Call Of Duty Just Got The Most 420 No Scope Mode Ever

Just in time for the day after Christmas, Advanced Warfare has added a new team-based multiplayer mode that's all sniper rifle action, all the time. You can start playing right now— provided you can get online, of course. » 12/26/14 6:00pm 12/26/14 6:00pm

Skylanders: Trap Team Introduces Two New Elements: Light And Dark

There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? The dark side... and the light... of Skylanders. Having teased players since the game's October release, Activision finally reveals the two new elements being added to the Skylanders universe starting December 21. » 12/17/14 8:00am 12/17/14 8:00am

Paul McCartney's Destiny Music Video Is... Bad

Destiny is fun and all, but you know what it really needs? Paul McCartney's hologram flailing his arms while a group of guardians sits in a semi-circle, peacefully contemplating what it means to be human. » 12/08/14 3:00pm 12/08/14 3:00pm

A Cheat Sheet For All Of Advanced Warfare's Plot Holes

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's campaign mode is entertaining enough, as long as you can turn off your brain for a few hours. Leave it on and you'll trip over the gaping plot holes every couple of seconds. » 11/30/14 1:00pm 11/30/14 1:00pm

Activision Targets Call Of Duty Glitch Videos For Take Down

All glitches are not created equal. Some are game-breaking, but others can be kinda fun. Some can even be both. You've likely seen YouTubers racked by spasms of scream-laughter at them. Activision's been taking down videos of certain glitches, much to the chagrin of some. » 11/22/14 1:00pm 11/22/14 1:00pm

World Of Warcraft Gains 2.6 Million Subscribers In One Month

Enticed by the sweet siren call of the Warlords of Draenor expansion, World of Warcraft subscriber numbers have jumped from October's 7.4 million to more than 10 million, all of them apparently on my home server of Moon Guard. » 11/19/14 6:45pm 11/19/14 6:45pm

New Call Of Duty Doesn't Work With PS4's Share Play Feature (UPDATE)

Gamers playing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on the PS4 have discovered that the console's newly-minted "Share Play" feature doesn't work with the shooter. This represents something of an inauspicious debut for Sony's new game-sharing feature, which arrived via an update shortly before Advanced Warfare was released. » 11/06/14 2:00pm 11/06/14 2:00pm

PC Version Of Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Launched A Little Rough

Look, PC gamers are never truly satisfied. Being a series whose bread is buttered on console, Call of Duty's PC versions have rarely been the best examples of what the platform can do. But this year's edition has folks a little more upset than usual. » 11/05/14 7:30pm 11/05/14 7:30pm

All The Ways Activision Is Avoiding Saying What Destiny Actually Sold

Destiny, a video game in which players travel through the galaxy and battle against random loot tables, is by most accounts a commercial success. But two months after release, publisher Activision still won't say how many copies they've actually sold. » 11/05/14 12:30pm 11/05/14 12:30pm

​There's No Avoiding The New Call of Duty

People say they don't want it. But somehow, every year, the new installment of Activision's blockbuster FPS series winds up in their homes. » 11/05/14 12:00pm 11/05/14 12:00pm

A Haven For Horrible Call Of Duty Players

Along with the return of players-versus-bot multiplayer, Advanced Warfare introduces the wonderful Combat Readiness Program, a mode where people who really suck at Call of Duty multiplayer can anonymously feel better about themselves. » 11/03/14 3:00pm 11/03/14 3:00pm

Kevin Spacey: The Kotaku Review

How is Kevin Spacey's performance in his big video game debut? That all depends on which of the three versions of Spacey Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's campaign is serving up at the time. » 11/03/14 12:00pm 11/03/14 12:00pm