February 14, 2012
A New Take on Call of Duty
So I was surfing the interwebs and came across this little gem. If you’re like me and are kinda tired of the same ol’ Call of Duty then check this out. Keep in mind this is totally not a real thing. However I thought it was a pretty cool concept and something I would like to see happen. You can check out the website http://policewarfare.com/
May 25, 2011
Gamer Chat? Nope, This is Gamer Rant!
Ok so Gamer Rant is going to be my little outlet to unleash the frustration in the gaming world. This rant is about good ol’ Call of Duty. First things first. When I played Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare I was blown away. That game raised the bar and set a new standard for first person shooters and it was a fantastic game. There I said something nice. We fast forward to now and we have Modern Warfare 3 on the horizon. Here is the problem, with the exception of zombies (great idea) what exactly is new about the next Call of Duty titles? You get a new story right? Run through maps shooting everything and blow stuff up. Multiplayer is different? No…you pay for a glorified map pack really. My point is since Call of Duty hit gold withRead more…
September 23, 2010
Bobby Kotick… The Anti-Christ or Just a Solid Businessman
Bobby Kotick has been referred to as many things. Greedy, Self Righteous, asshole, crook, arrogant prick and the list goes on. However does this make what he runs Activision inherently wrong? Corporations are required by law to do whatever it takes to make money and their responsibility is to their shareholders. Activisions shareholders expect them to make money and make money they have. “Activision Blizzard Inc. said sales of its blockbuster Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 have exceeded $1 billion worldwide since it launched Nov. 10. Though the Santa Monica publisher didn’t specify how many units it had sold, that’s probably close to 15 million based on the 8 million units the game sold in its first week, generating $550 million in receipts” — Los Angeles Times An interesting fact that I learned while I was in school is thatRead more…
May 2, 2010
Call of Duty: Black Ops Trailer
Here is the new trailer for the upcoming Call of Duty title. It’s set in the Vietnam era, an era only lightly touched by video game franchises. It will be interesting to see how this game pans out with the debacle which was MW2 but I suspect many will flock to this game just because it’s got “Call of Duty” attached to it.