Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Video Game Review: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ Shatters Shooter Expectations

CHICAGO – It could still fall prone to some of the multiplayer glitches and failures that marred the experience with “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,” but as of November 2010, “Call of Duty: Black Ops” is an amazing success and stands as one of the best games of its kind ever released.

Video Game Review: ‘Medal of Honor’ Looks Great But Shoots Blanks

CHICAGO – The world of video game development can be oddly cyclical. There was a time when the creators of the “Call of Duty” games looked to the success of the “Medal of Honor” games and now the coin has flipped as the reboot of “MOH” has been clearly-inspired by the success of games like “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” and “Battlefield: Bad Company 2.”

Video Game Review: Despite Obvious Inspirations, ‘Singularity’ Delivers Original Thrills

CHICAGO – With echoes of “Bioshock,” “Resistance,” and a number of shooter hits as diverse as “F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin” and “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2,” “Singularity” embraces its derivative nature but transcends it to become one of the more surprisingly enjoyable single-player campaigns of the year.

Video Game Review: ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ Gets ‘Stimulus Package’

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package

CHICAGO – After watching a large number of their soldiers pick up their gear and trudge off to the amazing multiplayer of “Battlefield: Bad Company 2,” Activision and Infinity Ward have made some recent moves designed to bring video game warriors back to the beloved “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2”. Xbox 360 players got the “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package” first but it’s now available on the PS3 with word of a “Resurgence Pack” hot on its heels.

Slideshow: 5-Image Gallery From ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Resurgence Pack’

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CHICAGO – This 5-image slideshow contains the official press images of the five new maps soon-to-be available for “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” in the DLC entitled “Resurgence Pack”. The add-on will be available on the XBLA on June 3rd, 2010.

Video Game Review: Truly Awful ‘Rogue Warrior’ Fails on Every Level

Rogue Warrior

CHICAGO – We’ve become spoiled by the next generation of gaming. Most high-profile games have gone through enough research and development during their production and are made by such experienced developers that they rarely come out of the industry machine with little to no redeeming value at all. Sure, there are disappointments, but you don’t see as many complete bombs in the gaming world as you do in film, music, or TV. The exception to the rule is the truly awful “Rogue Warrior”.

Video Game Review: ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ Delivers on High Expectations

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

CHICAGO – One of the more anticipated games in years is finally here and, by now, most diehard fans of “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” have played through “Modern Warfare 2” on multiple difficulty levels and spent countless hours working through the variety of multiplayer modes and special ops missions. Hardcore fans of this franchise don’t just “play” these games. They eat, breathe, and live “Modern Warfare” for months after the game’s release and with a title this good, who can blame them?

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