Ten of the Best One-Night Games

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. » 3/09/15 4:30am 3/09/15 4:30am

Why Modern Warfare's 'All Ghillied Up' Is One Of Gaming's Best Levels

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? » 10/23/14 11:00am 10/23/14 11:00am

This Location From Call of Duty And STALKER Is Chilling In Real Life

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. » 5/19/14 6:33pm 5/19/14 6:33pm

This Modern Warfare 3 Building Looks Awfully Familiar

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. » 11/08/11 1:20pm 11/08/11 1:20pm

Modern Warfare Makers Not Giving Up On Squashing Hackers

The situation for Modern Warfare fans on the PS3 was looking grim, but developer Infinity Ward says they're still focused on getting their security in order. "Nothing is being left unattended," writes IW creative strategist Robert Bowling. » 1/24/11 7:40pm 1/24/11 7:40pm

Modern Warfare Maker Says It Can't Fix Rampant Hacking On PS3

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. » 1/17/11 9:00pm 1/17/11 9:00pm

Call Of Has A LOT Of Helicopters

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. » 6/21/10 7:30am 6/21/10 7:30am

When The A-Team Meets Call Of Duty

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". » 6/11/10 8:00am 6/11/10 8:00am

Today's Update On The Great Modern Warfare Developer Bailout

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. » 4/14/10 7:30pm 4/14/10 7:30pm

The Real Consequences of War Fought Virtually

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. » 4/11/10 7:00pm 4/11/10 7:00pm

U.S. Army Accused Of 'Video Game'-Like Behavior In Disturbing Leaked…

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. » 4/05/10 8:30pm 4/05/10 8:30pm

One Last Hurrah For Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack

Microsoft is dropping the price of the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack for the last week it will be even remotely relevant. » 11/02/09 11:40am 11/02/09 11:40am

Call Of Duty 4 Gets Hacked Up, Infinity Ward Preps Patch

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? » 8/03/09 9:30pm 8/03/09 9:30pm

Amazon Has Cheap PS3 Games All Day Long

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. » 6/22/09 11:30am 6/22/09 11:30am

ABC News Broadens Search For Missing Teen Gamer

It has been three weeks since 15-year-old Brandon Crisp's parents took away his Xbox 360 and he ran away from home. ABC News has an informative two-page article up about the teen's disappearance, talking to the family about the moments leading up to the disappearance. After being told that he was losing his Xbox 360… » 11/05/08 11:00am 11/05/08 11:00am

COD4 Weekend Brings Double XP, Half-Priced Maps

As we mentioned last week » 9/11/08 1:40pm 9/11/08 1:40pm, this weekend is a special double XP weekend for Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare players, though now it's now an Xbox 360 only weekend, with PS3 fans most likely . Also exclusive to Xbox Live is a special half price sale on the Game of the Year Variety map pack. The pack will be slashed from…

Call Of Duty 4 Double XP Weekend Imminent

Infinity Ward Director of Communications / Community Manager Robert Bowling reveals in his IAMfourzerotwo blog that he is currently readying promotional materials for a big Call of Duty 4 event taking place next weekend over Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. In his post he drops those two little words that CoD… » 9/05/08 12:40pm 9/05/08 12:40pm