Northern California Studio Gets 'Call of Duty'

By Mathew Luschek
|  Thursday, Jan 20, 2011  |  Updated 6:15 PM PDT
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The makers of the hugely poplar video game "Call of Duty" have tapped a Northern California studio to help out, says the LA Times.

Last year Activision Blizzard fired the heads of Infinity Ward, the game development studio that created the game series, and then lost the top talent when they quit.  Now they've called in reinforcements from California group, Sledgehammer Games.

In the past Activision left Infinity Ward to develop games itself, but the company needs to make sure they get the games out annually and on time. Missing a game release date or rushing out a game before it's ready could upset the company's revenue.

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