Tag: Call of Duty

Call of Duty Endowment’s ‘Hire. Honor.’ campaign aims to get veterans back to work

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Call of Duty Endowment announced its new “Hire. Honor.” campaign. The aim is to get veterans back to work, helping them adjust to civilian life after they serve in the military. General James Mattis, decorated American veteran and former United States Secretary of Defense, kicked off the campaign in a call-to-action […]

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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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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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T-Pain Tells Us Why Gaming Is So Important To Him, And Why Your Favorite Artist Is Probably Playing Too

LONG BEACH, Cali. – T-Pain is yelling. Not at anyone, in particular, or at anything. Not in a mad, aggravated way, or even out of frustration. He’s yelling because T-Pain isn’t the type of person who can stay immobile, but playing a video game requires you to sit still to focus. Relaxing for him is […]

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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: Mobile launches October 1

Activision and Tencent that Call of Duty: Mobile will launch on October 1 on iOS and Android. The mobile free-to-play version of Call of Duty will debut in all countries where Google Play and the Apple App Store are supported, with the exceptions of Mainland China, Vietnam, and Belgium. Players can sign up for Call […]

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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 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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The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction

When President Donald Trump met with video game leaders about violence in games in March 2018, the industry worried he would use games as a scapegoat for mass shootings. Instead, Trump showed his cards to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida). After the game industry made its case — that the U.S. is the only country where […]

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Activision releases 4K multiplayer gameplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare — with no mini-maps

Activision and Infinity Ward released 4K multiplayer footage for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. One of the first things you”ll notice, besides the realistic graphics, is that there is no mini-map. While it may seem like a small thing, it is a big deal in the Call of Duty community. That’s because players […]

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Activision bets on higher results with dual launch of Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Mobile

Activision Blizzard reported strong earnings for the second quarter, and the company said it expects to drive its core Call of Duty franchise higher than before with the combination of its Modern Warfare core title and the brand new Call of Duty: Mobile coming this fall. “We intend to drive Call of Duty higher than […]

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