Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, jointly developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.wikipedia
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Infinity Ward

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, jointly developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.
Infinity Ward went on to make Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty: Ghosts and most recently Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Sledgehammer Games

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, jointly developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.
The studio is known for co-developing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 with Infinity Ward, and developing Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare as well as Call of Duty: WWII.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Defiance

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A separate version for the Nintendo DS was developed by n-Space, while Treyarch developed the game's Wii port.
The game takes place in about the same setting as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and features many elements of gameplay typical to the series, including the usage of iron sights, vehicular missions, and online play.

Activision

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, jointly developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.
However, after the resignation of many Infinity Ward employees, Sledgehammer Games was brought in to help with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Spike Video Game Awards

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It won the award for Best Shooter at the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards.

Soap MacTavish

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Similar to Modern Warfare 2, it is centered around the Task Force 141, which contains Captain Price, Soap MacTavish, and Yuri, one of the playable characters. The game sees the return of former Task Force 141 Cpt. John "Soap" MacTavish (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former SAS Cpt. John Price (Billy Murray) and Russian informant "Nikolai", who are on the run after killing the rogue U.S. Army Lt. General Shepherd, the main antagonist of the previous game.
He also appeared in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, released in November 2011.

Kevin McKidd

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The game sees the return of former Task Force 141 Cpt. John "Soap" MacTavish (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former SAS Cpt. John Price (Billy Murray) and Russian informant "Nikolai", who are on the run after killing the rogue U.S. Army Lt. General Shepherd, the main antagonist of the previous game.
He provided the voice of John "Soap" MacTavish in the video games Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011

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It was first showcased at E3 2011 and was released on November 8, 2011 to coincide with the release of Modern Warfare 3.

Call of Duty

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It is the third installment in the Modern Warfare saga, a direct sequel to 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a first-person shooter video game.

Billy Murray (actor)

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The game sees the return of former Task Force 141 Cpt. John "Soap" MacTavish (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former SAS Cpt. John Price (Billy Murray) and Russian informant "Nikolai", who are on the run after killing the rogue U.S. Army Lt. General Shepherd, the main antagonist of the previous game.
William Albert Murray (born 6 October 1941) is an English actor, best known for playing Don Beech in The Bill from 1995 to 2004, Johnny Allen in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 2005 to 2006, Captain John Price in the video games Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Call of Duty: Ghosts

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The service was shut down by Activision on February 28, 2014, and did not support Call of Duty: Ghosts.
Safeguard: The player and up to three other friends in a wave-based survival match similar to Survival Mode from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, but with the addition of perks and scorestreaks.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

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Just like President Al-Fulani in the first game, Soap is only "playable" during the game's opening sequence; while Price becomes the player character in the game's final mission, Dust to Dust. Craig Fairbrass, who originally voiced the characters Gaz and Ghost, returns to voice SAS operative Sergeant Wallcroft, who originally had a minor role in the first Modern Warfare. In a rage, Price holds Yuri at gunpoint and interrogates him over Soap's allegation, learning that Yuri was a former ally of Makarov - Yuri originally believed in both his and Imran Zakhaev's goals, helping to evacuate both in Pripyat after Price wounded him, but was sickened by the pair's use of nuclear weapons in the Middle East.
It was followed by two sequels that continue the storyline: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Tony Curran

Captain MacMillan (Tony Curran) returns from Call of Duty 4 to provide the 141 with critical intelligence.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (2011) — "Baseplate" SAS Major General James MacMillan Director of United Kingdom Special Forces.

William Fichtner

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New non-player characters (NPCs) include: Delta Force operatives "Sandman" (William Fichtner), "Truck" (Idris Elba), and "Grinch" (Timothy Olyphant), who serve as Frost's squadmates.
He also voiced Master Sergeant Sandman in the 2011 video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

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The game sees the return of former Task Force 141 Cpt. John "Soap" MacTavish (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former SAS Cpt. John Price (Billy Murray) and Russian informant "Nikolai", who are on the run after killing the rogue U.S. Army Lt. General Shepherd, the main antagonist of the previous game. It is the third installment in the Modern Warfare saga, a direct sequel to 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and the eighth Call of Duty installment. Craig Fairbrass, who originally voiced the characters Gaz and Ghost, returns to voice SAS operative Sergeant Wallcroft, who originally had a minor role in the first Modern Warfare.
A sequel, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, was released in 2011 and finishes the Modern Warfare storyline.

Craig Fairbrass

Craig Fairbrass, who originally voiced the characters Gaz and Ghost, returns to voice SAS operative Sergeant Wallcroft, who originally had a minor role in the first Modern Warfare.
Fairbrass voiced "Gaz" in the video game Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) then again as one of the most iconic characters in the games history as Ghost in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2009) and as Sgt. Wallcroft in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Wii

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A separate version for the Nintendo DS was developed by n-Space, while Treyarch developed the game's Wii port. The game was released worldwide in November 2011 for Microsoft Windows, the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii.
Forbes observed that of the most successful games of 2011 (The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Mass Effect 3, Portal 2, L.A. Noire, Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3), although all were released for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, only Modern Warfare 3 received a Wii version which was also the least positively received port of the game.

Captain Price

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Similar to Modern Warfare 2, it is centered around the Task Force 141, which contains Captain Price, Soap MacTavish, and Yuri, one of the playable characters. The game sees the return of former Task Force 141 Cpt. John "Soap" MacTavish (voiced by Kevin McKidd), former SAS Cpt. John Price (Billy Murray) and Russian informant "Nikolai", who are on the run after killing the rogue U.S. Army Lt. General Shepherd, the main antagonist of the previous game.

Treyarch

A separate version for the Nintendo DS was developed by n-Space, while Treyarch developed the game's Wii port.

Pripyat

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In a rage, Price holds Yuri at gunpoint and interrogates him over Soap's allegation, learning that Yuri was a former ally of Makarov - Yuri originally believed in both his and Imran Zakhaev's goals, helping to evacuate both in Pripyat after Price wounded him, but was sickened by the pair's use of nuclear weapons in the Middle East.
A portion of the 2007 first-person shooter video game Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare takes place in Pripyat. The segment was also referenced in the game's 2011 sequel, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Brian Bloom

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For most of the game, the player controls Yuri (Brian Bloom), an ex-Spetsnaz operative, who joins Price on his hunt for Russian Ultranationalist leader Vladimir Makarov (Roman Varshavsky).

Prague

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After interrogating Volk, Metal informs Price of a meeting that Marakov intends to hold within Prague.
Video games set in Prague include ''Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness, Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb, Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix, Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon, Still Life, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.

Call of Duty: Experience 2011

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To promote the game, Activision held a two-day event called Call of Duty: Experience 2011 (Call of Duty: XP for short) which took place in Los Angeles from September 2–3, 2011.
The convention was held in Los Angeles, California from September 2–3, 2011 in and around a 12-acre hangar where developer Infinity Ward (coupled with Sledgehammer Games) showcased their upcoming game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and online service Call of Duty: Elite.

Timothy Olyphant

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New non-player characters (NPCs) include: Delta Force operatives "Sandman" (William Fichtner), "Truck" (Idris Elba), and "Grinch" (Timothy Olyphant), who serve as Frost's squadmates.
Also in 2011, he voiced a character in the video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Call of Duty: Elite

On May 31, 2011, Activision announced Call of Duty: Elite, a new social service for the Call of Duty community to track and compare statistics, create videos and access premium content.
The service previously had a premium subscription option during Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3; however, following the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, the service was made free.