Browsing tag: Call of Duty

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DICE: BF3 on “PS3… A Focus From The Start” and Caspian Border on Console Beta a Possibility News 23

News 23 In the opinion of many gamers, many recent multiplatform games seem slightly, but noticeably under-developed on the ported platforms when produced with a lead platform in mind. One example we could look at is Call of Duty: Black Ops, who’s lead platform was the Xbox 360. On release, the game ran smoothly on the 360 […]

The Three Cheapest Shotguns in Recent Shooters News 9

News 9 Shotguns. Boomsticks. Double-barreled hand cannons. Skeet blasters. Every self-respecting online shooter has to feature a powerful shotgun, if for no other reason than to adhere to the rule of weapon tiers as established by id Software in the early 90’s. While the shotgun’s viability is usually in close-quarters combat, or as a last-ditch weapon once […]

Common Enemies: Why We Need Co-op News 6

News 6 I’m a co-op gamer. It’s in my blood. Some of my earliest and best gaming memories include fighting my way through TMNT: Turtles in Time with an elementary classmate, and staying up late on weekend nights playing through the Beavis and Butthead game on the SNES with my best friend Jack. Although I can appreciate […]

Multiplayer Games Are Barbies For Men News 1

News 1 Video games are increasingly becoming Barbies for men. And I’m fine with that. You should be, too. For a hobby that consists primarily of shooting aliens, shooting terrorists, and shooting orcs (with magic bullets), it sure asks for a startling amount of dress-up. There seems to be a silent understanding between video game consumers and […]

Modern Warfare 3 for Xbox 360 Has Gone Gold News 5

News 5 According to Pete Blumel, a producer at Infinity Ward, the Xbox 360 version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has gone gold.     Pete has just tweeted that “MW3 for Xbox is Gold!” No word on if the PS3, PC, Wii and DS versions of the game have been completed. It’s worth noting that the 360 version is […]

Eleven Dances That Are Also Call of Duty Players News 2

News 2 In order to distinguish the different breeds of Call of Duty competitors, I devised a specific and foolproof classification system in order to aid gamers in handling communication with, between, and about their opponents and teammates. You might be asking yourself why identifying certain players by labeling them as a dance is necessary. Here’s an […]

DICE: “We have mad love for Infinity Ward and Treyarch” News 8

News 8 DICE’s Lead Designer, David Goldfarb, has nothing but kind words for the two major Call of Duty development studios.     Recently, you might have read about EA and Activision going at it in a very competitive manner. We even compiled all the stories for you here. Last month, we reported on what Robert Bowling had to say about Battlefield […]

Why you shouldn’t care about Modern Warfare 3 Vs Battlefield 3 News 15

News 15 Both Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3 are shaping up to be stellar games, and are both releasing later this year (with Battlefield 3 releasing October 25th and Modern Warfare 3 on November 11th). Both of these games have gained a huge following and have gained massive amounts of hype in these past months as their […]

Battlefield – Forget Your K/D and Play The Objective News 42

News 42 PTFO – Play The F***ing Objective. I don’t know about you guys, but I’m really excited to see this trend catching on more and more in my gaming sessions of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and maybe even more importantly, in the YouTube community. I say this is perhaps more important in the YouTube community because […]

MW3 – Revamped Leveling Curve, Guns Have More Recoil, P2P Best Solution, and more News 11

News 11 Robert Bowling, Infinity Ward’s Creative Strategist, has revealed a ton of information about Modern Warfare 3’s multiplayer. Leveling Curve As in previous iterations (except  for Black Ops), Modern Warfare 3 has upped the level count for prestige. Now, you have to go through 80 levels in order to prestige. One fan asked Bowling why MW3 has hit 80 levels, to […]

MW3 Spec Ops and The Importance of Self-Revive News 4

News 4 As many of you know, Spec Ops is returning to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, but this time with a bit of a twist. On top of the classic style missions that we got in MW2, Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games are now adding a Survival mode which should have many gamers clinging to […]

The Silent Rage – Can It Stand Up To MW3 And BF3? News 4

News 4 Rage – Noun: angry fury; violent anger (Dictionary.com) Rage – Game: a strong competitor to an ever growing FPS genre (the author.me)   This holiday season, fans of the FPS genre, are constantly bombarded with the captioned title, “Battlefield vs MW3”. I’m sure we can post a number of references to YouTube videos showing massive “Like” counts for […]

DICE on Competing With MW3: Two Different Markets + Updates News 5

News 5 Alright, Things have been really confusing lately with all the mis-communication going on over on DICE’s end. As many of you know, DICE has many employees that one could go to for a source of information and MP1st tries to work closely with all of them. Of course, we try to get this information out […]

MW3 Themed 360 and Hardened Edition Not As Profitable, No PC Hardened Edition? and More News 6

News 6 Robert Bowling hightlights the reasons why publishers partner with console manufactures to make themed consoles and publish collector’s editions.   Financially Unfeasible? In a recent Feedback episode, hosted by Blair Herter, Bowling was asked, “Why do companies feel the need to roll these bundles [themed consoles] outside servicing the fanbase?”  On a side note, Activision has been recently […]

Black Ops Patch 1.13 Now Live On Xbox 360 and PS3 + Patch Notes News 3

News 3 Josh Olin, Treyarch’s Community Manager, has just announced that Black Ops got patched on both consoles. The Ps3 version of Black Ops received the patch earlier today in preparation for the upcoming release of Rezurrection DLC, September 22nd. If you’re a hardened or prestige edtion owner, make sure to read this guide to claim the DLC for free. Here […]

MW3 – ACR Most Popular Gun, Big Role for Tagging/Spotting, Assassin not like Ghost, and more News 14

News 14 More Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer details have emerged. ACR the new Famas? In a recent NowGamer interview, Infinity Ward’s Creative Strategist Robert Bowling, aka FourZeroTwo, revealed that the ACR was the most used gun in the assault category throughout Call of Duty XP in response to the concern of how the Famas was the most dominant gun in […]

Community in Crysis – What Crysis 2 Could Have Been News 9

News 9 “Achieved with CryEngine 3.” This is the slogan Crytek adopted since the birth of their latest gaming engine, the CryEngine 3. Their goal in mind was to set a new standard for multi-platform games on the current generation of consoles, and they aimed to do this with their latest title in the Crysis franchise, Crysis […]

modernwarfare4.com Wants You to Play Battlefield 3 News 6

News 6 Do you remember when modernwarfare3.com was redirecting users to battlefield.com? Well, that story ended a couple of days ago in court with Activision winning the case. Now, the legal team at Activision has a new case on their hands. modernwarfare4.com isn’t owned by Activision but the site takes slight digs at Activision by subtly promoting Battlefield 3. The […]

XM25 Grenade Launcher Not Overpowered and No Headshots to Unlock Camos News 6

News 6 Grenade launchers, aka noob tubes, in Modern Warfare 2 almost broke the game, and Infinity Ward is not going to let this happen again. And, even some would argue it broke the game for them. Perks with a potential for misuse, such as One Man Army, are not coming back in Modern Warfare 3, but […]

Infinity Ward Defends Deathstreaks, But Asks You To Weigh In News 29

News 29 Deathstreaks are a hot topic among Modern Warfare 3 fans, especially experienced players (check out the full list of deathstreaks here). Many were hoping that this new feature, introduced back in Modern Warfare 2, would be scrapped in the next instalment. Many of these fans have also been quite vocal about their feelings on the subject. […]

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