Whether it’s an RPG that tells a story over dozens of hours, or a strategy game that takes months to master, games are often a considerable time investment. For many people this is central to gaming’s appeal: nowhere else in art can you find such complete worlds to lose yourself in or such stern challenges to overcome.
Few people admit to buying modern military shooters for their campaigns, and it's not hard to see why. The Battlefields and Call of Dutys are derided for being simplistic shooting galleries that hold the player back. But what if it didn't have to be that way? What if some game had already done it right?
Chernobyl, the infamous Ukrainian site of a horrific nuclear disaster in the '80s, has appeared in FPSes like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and STALKER to powerful effect, but what happens when a gamer steps into the real life Zone? Things get downright chilling. And irradiated.
As Josh from FinalLevelGames was making his way through Modern Warfare 3's story mode, he noticed a particular structure that he was sure he had seen before — in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's multiplayer.
That Call of Duty games are routinely exploited by cheaters and hackers, regardless of platform, is nothing new. But players of the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 say the situation is worse than it's ever been.
That's what parents near Sacramento, Calif., want to know and, you know, I do, too.
Well, well, well, what do we have here? Some price drops on a few of our favorite PS3 games is what.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's most famous aerial sequence may involve an AC-130 Hercules, but as this clip shows, the real stars of the show are the game's helicopters. All 147 of them.
There comes a point in the new A-Team movie when, if you've ever played Modern Warfare, you'll sit back in your chair a little and think "man, I've seen this somewhere before".
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 developer Infinity Ward continues its slow crumble today with the departure of two more key team members, sources close to the studio tell Kotaku.
The blowup this week over gun-camera footage showing an Army operation raised comparisons to "video game-like" behavior by the men pulling the triggers. NPR's "On the Media" looked at this controversy and the relationships among games, tactics and weapons systems.
Investigative organization WikiLeaks released classified U.S. military video today showing the killing of more than a dozen Iraqis, including two Reuters employees, with a spokesperson for the whistle-blower group slamming the soldiers involved for their "video game" like behavior.
Seems the PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has been rendered nearly unplayable, thanks to exploits that grant cheaters game-wrecking bonuses like infinite ammo, plus the ability to fly and walk through walls. The good news?
Looking for some relatively cheap, older-type PlayStation 3 games? Amazon's doing the PS3 deal day thing once again, kicking things off with a little Modern Warfare and seeing where things go from there.