If those North Korean propaganda games weren't odd (and unsettling) enough, the country's state media is incorporating Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and "We Are the World" to show the U.S. under attack. Yeah.
The same security company that found a security flaw in Steam earlier this year has found security holes in Modern Warfare 3 and CryEngine 3.
It's been slightly bizarre to watch controversy swirl around the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in 21st Century war-making, while at the same time UAVs' presence in video games has only grown.
Activision is facing another big lawsuit over its tentpole Call of Duty series, only this one has nothing to do with people who used to work on the series. It's to do with a rival developer who owns the right to a name that Call of Duty uses a lot.
Sony announced today that on may 25 they'll be releasing a bundle which includes a 320GB PS3 and a copy of Modern Warfare 3. And that's it. No second controller, no bonus DLC, no fancy custom console. Just a black console and the game.
For years now, through thick and thin, one thing has remained constant in this business: every holiday season, a new Call of Duty game arrives and outsells the last one.
There is trolling in the name of evil, in which you act like an asshole. But there can sometimes be trolling in the name of public good. Like this.
The latest Call of Duty will get 400 new ranks and 5 new prestige levels for Xbox 360 today and PlayStation 3 on February 28, Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling said today. PC users got'em last week. [Robert Bowling]
The globe-trotting nature of the Call of Duty series means that multiplayer maps have a plethora of locales to choose from. And the latest one is in… New York?!
The Daily Show's Rob Riggle continues his testosteronetastic bid to become gaming's most ridiculous/funny/obnoxious spokesman. This tim, he's walking viewers through Liberation and Piazza, two downloadable maps for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 that were released today.
Bizarrely, the imprisoned founder of file-sharing site Megaupload - Kim Dotcom, formerly Kim Schmitz—was also until this week the world's number one Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 gamer on Xbox Live.
Starting tomorrow, the Call of Duty Elite 'season' begins with the first of four planned packs of DLC. Activision seems to believe that The Daily Show's Rob Riggle (a former serviceman himself) is the guy to sell it to us, and their new commercial features him taking a testosterone-y tour of Elite services, from…
Last year, we blew the lid off Modern Warfare 3 months before it was due for release. It was the biggest leak we'd seen, let alone written about, in almost a decade.
Let's say you're curious as to how, exactly, developer Infinity Ward determines whether an online offence is grave enough to warrant banning from their blockbuster shooter Modern Warfare 3. Or you're an asshole who just wants to see how far he/she can push it before copping a ban.
Activision's big-budget Sam Worthington x Jonah Hill commercials for Modern Warfare 3 won a lot of fans, but novelist, essayist and former paratrooper D.B. Grady is not one of them.
On a video show that's part of Call of Duty Elite's premium servive, Infinity Ward's Robert Bowling announced that the "content season" for Modern Warfare 3 will start on January 24th. That's presumably when the first DLC will go live. It's not clear if that date is when Elite premium members will be getting the…
In response to player behaviour, and also a desire to just add new stuff, Infinity Ward and co. will later today be adding a new game mode (Drop Zone) to Modern Warfare 3, among other things. [Call of Duty]
Games like Battlefield and Call of Duty are worst when they are played by casual fans, people who may enjoy the occasional match but who don't take the time to daily hone their skills.