FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Santa Monica, CA - November 20, 2006 - Calling all soldiersfor the latest intel on all things Infinity Ward head to the company's new website located at www.infinityward.com. Re-launched today from the award-winning developers, the updated home base offers a virtual armory of community-focused features, including social networking, podcasts, developer modding tutorials and more.
"We worked with our fans to create a web site that speaks to their interests," said Robert Bowling, community manager for Infinity Ward. "We've put an emphasis on communication, networking and support tools in order to create an environment where fans can stay informed, express themselves and connect with one another."
The re-launched website offers a bevy of new features, including:Squad-Building: Users will be empowered to create and build their own squads for Call of Duty 2. The customizable Squad mini-site profiles will include private squad chat rooms and forums, along with rosters, photos and profiles and the ability to set up events, send out challenges, recruit and more. Social Networking: Users can set up personalized accounts and create/update their profile, build a network of friends, upload photos, send email, post events, create/manage clubs, maintain a personal calendar and more. Podcasts: Download regular interviews straight from the team at Infinity Ward. They'll address questions and comments from the community, as well as offer featured interviews. Developer/Modding Tutorials: Tips and tricks for modeling, scripting, mapping and modding in all forms are available here. FAQ/Suggestion System: Got a question or suggestion? Community members can search for the answer here; if the answer can't be found, questions can be posted. Server Admin./Modding Sections: Tips and tricks, plus useful information and help for the more proactive player. Montage Mayhem: A forum for members to show their skills on film by posting their own tricked-out gameplay movies.
Additionally, the website will feature sections devoted to the history of various installments of the Call of Duty franchise, weapon specifications, strategy guides and top-down views, RSS feeds and IRC links, as well as fan/clan web site tool kits, among others.
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