The Call of Duty franchise has seen off hordes of terrorists, zombie Nazis and fascist soldiers. But could it be one of the next targets of the global economic crisis?
The launch of the new episode this Monday in the highly popular first-person shooter series comes in the wake of Nintendo announcing its first loss in 30 years. The Wii-manufacturing computer-games giant lost £160 million over the past year. A loss for one of the games industry’s biggest players could be a worrying sign for a trade that has enjoyed impressive year-on-year growth for over a decade.