Articles tagged modern warfare 2

The Comforts of Home: Defending Applebee’s in ‘Modern Warfare 2’

The sign of a true patriot? Defending your right to a $10.95 steak dinner.

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An Obsession with Progression

No matter how bad a game is, if you can beat it without throwing your controller out a window in anger, then it’s not as bad as it could be.

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9 Jul 2010 // 3:00 AM

Why Do I Cheer For War?

Leigh Alexander wonders, "Who cheers for war?" As someone who enjoys shooters, I do, but even I recognize the disturbing fact that no matter how gritty, violent, dirty, bloody, or realistic a war game gets if I can respawn it’ll be pure fun.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

The biggest example of the developer’s new confidence can be seen in their desire to depict modern warfare without glorifying it.

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Modern Warfare 2 isn’t just a game about war, it’s about modern war, and all the uncomfortable ugliness that comes with it.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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