Tag: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare outselling Black Ops 4 by healthy margin

Activision Blizzard reported today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is outselling last year’s Black Ops 4 title by a percentage in the “teens,” the company announced in its earnings report for the third quarter ended September 30. Modern Warfare shipped on October 25, after the close of the quarter. But Activision earlier said that […]

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Luigi’s Mansion 3 sales top the U.K. chart

Luigi’s Mansions 3 sales surpassed all other Nintendo games in the U.K. for 2019 during their launch week, according to industry-tracking groups GfK and UKIE (via Gamesindustry.biz).Yes, Luigi outsold both The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening and Super Mario Maker 2. Here’s the full top 10 for physical sales in the U.K. over the last week: […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beats Black Ops 4 and WWII with $600 million in first weekend

Activision Blizzard announced today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare made $600 million in its first three days. The publisher reveals that the strong start already makes it the best-selling game of 2019. That’s a better launch than the last two Call of Duty games, Black Ops 4 and WWII, which both made $500 million […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare looks best with Nvidia RTX real-time ray tracing

If you’re playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, it will look best on a gaming PC with Nvidia GeForce RTX hardware. I played the just-released first-person shooter game on the PlayStation 4 and have also started playing it on a Falcon Northwest Talon gaming PC with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super graphics card. That […]

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Falcon Northwest Talon gaming PC review — AMD is back in 20th anniversary edition

Many self-respecting gamers have always favored building their own custom gaming PCs. But people like me don’t have the time or skill to do it right, and that’s why Falcon Northwest exists. Kelt Reeves started the company out of his dorm room in 1992. While rivals such as Voodoo PC and Alienware emerged and became […]

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The DeanBeat: Coming to terms with brutality in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Everybody has a line. We all draw it in different ways. That’s the theme of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, this year’s first-person combat game from the Infinity Ward studio and big publisher Activision. But it’s also my own reaction from playing it, which has some of the most brutal scenes I have ever seen […]

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Why Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has torture, child combat, and shooting unarmed women

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has some of the most difficult scenes I have ever seen in a video game. When I saw a couple of the scenes during a preview in May, I felt like they went too far. The violence made me more than uncomfortable. Now that I’ve played the full game (here […]

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Watch Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s most gut-wrenching scenes

You can’t unsee some of the brutal scenes in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, this year’s first-person combat game from Infinity Ward and Activision. If you don’t want to see them or even get a mental picture of them, stop right here. Infinity Ward’s leaders have said they have tried to make a game that […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare review — disturbing and thoughtful

To say that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is provocative is an understatement. It makes you think about a lot of things, including how much violence a video game should have. For the 16th installment of the Call of Duty franchise, Activision’s Infinity Ward studio has created a first-person shooter military simulation that conveys what […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer impressions — A romp through a battlefield playground

While the single-player campaign of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is intense, ponderous, and serious, the tone of multiplayer combat the opposite. It’s a romp through a battlefield playground, where players shriek for joy whenever they get a kill. I’ve played the full single-player campaign and a number of matches in multiplayer, both with the […]

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GameStop may begin selling Call of Duty: Modern Warfare early

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches tonight for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 when the clock strikes midnight. But you probably don’t have to wait until October 25 to start playing the military shooter. If you purchase it digitally, Activision plans to unlock the game at 6 p.m. Pacific time (9 p.m. Eastern). But […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare — The single-player campaign begins with a couple of blasts

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare starts out with a notice that says it has mature content. You have to click on it where it says, “I understand.” That is your last chance to turn around before you get sucked into the enthralling but brutal story of modern war. Then it begins by grabbing your attention. […]

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Call of Duty: Mobile debuts as free-to-play game on Android and iOS

Activision and Tencent announced today that Call of Duty: Mobile is now available in all countries and regions where Google Play and App Store are supported, with the exception of Mainland China, Vietnam, and Belgium. The title is big bet from Activision Blizzard, the parent company of Activision, that it can double-dip on revenues this […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Survival Mode won’t hit Xbox, PC until October 2020

PlayStation 4 has had some form of timed-exclusive content for the Call of Duty franchise since 2015’s Black Ops III. This partnership previously had downloadable content hitting PS4 a month earlier than Xbox One or PC. For Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, however, the deal applies to the game’s Survival Mode. And the PS4 exclusivity […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gets story trailer

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is bringing the campaign back to the franchise after a year off. As with the original Modern Warfare (2007’s Call of Duty 4), the story once again follows elite military operatives from around the world. Among these is Captain John Price. Now, thanks to Sony’s State of Play video event […]

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Activision reveals details on first-ever crossplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Activision unveiled the details on its first-ever crossplay for a Call of Duty game. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will let PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One players battle each other in multiplayer combat. The big benefit is that players will be able to play with their friends on all three supported platforms. Players have […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta — Infinity Ward reveals more maps and modes

On the third day of its multiplayer beta test, Infinity Ward opened up the spigots for more users for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And it also released new maps and modes. I’ve been playing it quite a bit, and I’ve hit level 17 in the beta test over three days of combat. I don’t […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare hands-on — Multiplayer beta is showing a more realistic sim

Activision kicked off the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta on the PlayStation 4 today, giving fans their first real hands-on experience with the game’s popular multiplayer mode. Throughout the weekend, developer Infinity Ward will log valuable feedback and gameplay information ahead of the game’s global launch on October 25 on the PS4, Xbox […]

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Devcom perspectives: The uncomfortable and familiar topic of video game violence

It has been a tense and horrifying year of mass shootings in the U.S., with the blame falling on many issues, including President Donald Trump and the guns. Trump himself tried to shift blame to violent video games, which he said led to a “glorification of violence” in mass culture. Although no research supports a […]

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare gets 2v2 Gunfight multiplayer alpha on August 23

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is getting a 2v2 Gunfight multiplayer alpha this weekend, Infinity Award announced today at Geoff Keighley’s Opening Night event at Gamescom 2019. Dino Verano, a producer at Infinity Ward, said onstage at the event that the game’s revelation of multiplayer combat got a lot of positive fan feedback recently. He […]

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