Monday, January 26 2004
Is it still in good taste to use the war as material for popular entertainment? Does the idea of playing an infantryman mowing down rows of German soldiers seem more profane than fun in this new era of reverence?
Thursday, November 20 2014
By addressing real world themes too cautiously, Advanced Warfare wastes an opportunity and subverts one of the few positive narrative trends established in the Call of Duty franchise as a whole.
Friday, May 16 2014
In just 11 years and 11 games Call of Duty has a history that rivals gaming mainstays like Resident Evil, Final Fantasy, and Tomb Raider.
Friday, December 6 2013
Ghosts doesn't have the same ambition of social commentary as Modern Warfare, so it's free to blow up half the nation in the opening cut scene. Just 'cause.
Thursday, November 14 2013
Tradition? Necessity? Philosophy? What keeps the Call of Duty campaign going?
Wednesday, December 5 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 touches upon themes of America's economic decline, technological dependencies, and the loss of international political capital in the face of a costly empire.
Wednesday, November 19 2014
Last year there were nearly three-quarters of a million unemployed veterans in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor. And it’s likely going to get worse as the military continues to downsize.
Monday, February 18 2013
In the time it’s taken me to write this sentence, more than 900 hours of “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” has been cumulatively played around
Wednesday, November 9 2011
Baseball, hockey, football ... “Call of Duty”? If the people behind “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” have their way, the next big sport people around the
Tuesday, April 13 2010
LOS ANGELES — In the video game world, "respawn" means a character that was killed off has come back to life. So when two of the