All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Modern Warfare 3’

Watch This Insta-Kill Weapon Battle Royale

Whether it’s a throwing knife, a headshot, or a plasma sword, insta-kill weapons are powerful, yet limited, weapons. They normally take a bit of skill to wield properly, and will more than likely get a new player killed as he or she unskillfully tries to close into melee range. But in the hands of a master they can rule a …

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Modern Warfare Blackout Group Calls For DLC Boycott

While the residual effects of the Modern Warfare 3 blackout seem to be minimal–that is, it did not cause Activision to relent and patch all the issues that were brought to light–that hasn’t stopped the HC4M ELITE crew to abandon their position of taking Activision and Infinity Ward to task for their refusal to fix the myriad of problems that …

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Next Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 2, Coming Out November 13

It looks like a few of the Call of Duty rumors have come true. It turns out that the next Call of Duty will be released on November 13 as previously suggested. It was also suggested that the game would be called Call of Duty: Eclipse to coincide with the full solar eclipse that would be happening that Tuesday. Unfortunately, …

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Modern Warfare 3 Free On Steam This Weekend

Steam, an online digital distribution platform from Valve, occasionally offers up free to play weekends. Just announced on the official Steam store is a free to play weekend for Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3! All you have to do is to pre load the game and be ready when the free weekend starts on Thursday, April 26th at 10am …

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The Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Is Still On

Earlier this month, we discussed the upcoming Modern Warfare 3 blackout that’s scheduled for April 20th. The goal of the call to action is to get the game’s publishers (Activision and Infinity Ward) to address various user complaints about gameplay and other desired adjustments. Judging by the list of complaints, which can be seen here, it seems like a comprehensive …

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Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Planned

Apparently, releasing some paid DLC is not the way to go about pacifying a fanbase that wants a little more support for their buck. At least, that’s the position a group of Modern Warfare 3 “fans” are taking for what they feel is a lack of in-game support from both Activision and Infinity Ward. In order to voice their displeasure, …

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Call Of Duty Elite Subscribers Get New Map Pack Today On Xbox 360

The Call of Duty Elite service has already made itself worthwhile with players on the Xbox 360 getting access to three new maps today. Subscribers will get two new Spec Ops maps – Black Ice and Negotiator – that will extend the co-op action you and your friends can get involved in. Black Ice is especially welcome as it adds …

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Modern Warfare 3 Free To Play This Weekend, On Sale

Steam will occasionally offer up free weekends on PC games to allow interested gamers a chance to try out the game before buying it. This weekend’s game is a big one. Steam announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be free-to-play this weekend. This will allow gamers to play the entire multiplayer portion of the game on the …

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC Hits For Call Of Duty Elite Premium Subscribers

Modern Warfare 3’s “content season” is now officially upon us, as the first DLC is now available. The only catch is that it is only available to Call of Duty Elite PREMIUM members. Call of Duty Elite, of course, is the gaming network built around Modern Warfare 3’s release. It allows players to access detailed statistics, as well as various …

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MegaUpload Founder King Of Modern Warfare 3

Kim DotCom, founder of MegaUpload, was a lot of things to a lot of people. The government treats him like a crime syndicate kingpin. The Internet treats him like a martyr. There is a softer side to this kingpin martyr though. He is the number one player in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Before he was arrested, Kim DotCom …

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC Content Season Kick-Off 2012

Modern Warfare 3 was the top-selling game of 2011 which could leave the publisher, Activision, and developer, Infinity Ward, with gleaming smiles and a pay out worth resting on. Or they could put together one of the most ambitious downloadable content plans seen in this current generation of gaming. They’ve decided to go with the latter. In 2012, MW3 will …

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Modern Warfare 3 DLC Launches January 24th For Elite Subscribers

Hey Modern Warfare 3 fanatics? Are you already getting sick of getting spawn-semtex killed in Dome and sniped from across the map on Bakaara? Are you sick of all the exploding barrels and cars in Fallen and just plain fed up with having nowhere to hide from Pavelows in Mission? Well if you’re an elite subscriber, you’re in luck. According …

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Skyrim: Most Played Video Game In 2011 By Individual Gamers

Many are heralding 2011 as one of the greatest years in video games history, though the ornery old-school gamer in me believes 1996 still holds that title. However, it’s hard to argue against the likes of: Battlefield 3, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Uncharted 3, NBA 2K12, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Modern Warfare 3, and Batman: …

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Call of Duty Elite Down For Many Users, Problems Seem To Be Varied

Call of Duty Elite, the social gaming network launched around Modern Warfare 3, hasn’t gotten off to the best start. The service, inundated by membership requests, has been unable to get itself fully operational since MW3 launched last Tuesday. Originally plagued by registration and login issues, the problems have spread to actual functionality of the service. The huge demand by …

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Call of Duty Elite Not Working? Hey, Here’s a Free Month of Premium

UPDATE: Elite service still seems to be intermittent for many users, who are reporting a wide variety of problems. They are taking to Elite’s Twitter account to post their issues. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Modern Warfare 3 has been out for a few days now, and it looks like, for the most part – so far so good. It’s received nearly unanimous …

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Modern Warfare 3 Sparks Violent Incidents On Launch Day

Yesterday was the big launch day of the much-anticipated installment of the Call of Duty franchise, Modern Warfare 3. And while many happy gamers were laying claymores, capturing positions, and launching predator strikes, some guys were reacting rather poorly to their inability to get their hands on a copy. First up, in beautiful Colorado, a 31-year old man was charged …

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The Day Belongs To Modern Warfare 3

When Activision launched the sequel to the Infinity Ward gem, Modern Warfare, the second installment broke all kinds of video game-related sales records. Can we expect a repeat now that Modern Warfare 3 is available? If I were a magic eight ball, signs would point to yes. Not that I have special insight to the purchasing habits of gamers, but …

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The Muppets, Seinfeld, and The N00B

We’ve got a nice mixture of videos for you today. A wide array of topics for your viewing pleasure involving Charlie Day, Seinfeld, Modern Warfare 3, some crazy AT-AT walker looking thing, Louis CK hating something and the latest update to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit video diary. More of which can be seen here. I’ll start us off with an attempt …

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Buy Modern Warfare 3, Get a Free Smartphone

In an effort to promote their mobile offerings, Best Buy is launching a deal surrounding the imminent release of the highly-anticipated Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Best Buy will be giving away an HTC smartphone to anyone who purchases the game, given that you do the whole contract thing. So if contracts aren’t your thing, this isn’t the deal …

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Someone Spent $1725 at eBay for an Illegal Copy of Modern Warfare 3

Yes, this is one of the posts where the title says it all, because yes, some amazingly intelligent life form spent almost $2000 for an illegal copy of Modern Warfare 3, which was acquired from eBay. There are a number of things to address about the abject stupidity on display for such impatience, but first and foremost, the game comes …

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Apple Is the Most Influential Entity in Regards to Video Games? What?

Perhaps an “LOL Whut” would be a better reaction here, but according to respondents to a survey done at something called the London Games Conference, Apple has been the most influential company in regards to shaping the video game industry. I’ll let that sit for a second before I continue. That’s right, the company that, until it took control of …

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Battlefield 3 Breaks Records for EA

If you’re keeping track of the throwdown between EA and Activision for gaming supremacy — a contest that will inevitably be won by the more popular and more well known Modern Warfare 3 — EA got the first piece of good news, learning that initial sales for their Battlefield 3 installment broke previous sale records to become the fastest selling …

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Modern Warfare 3: It’s What You Want For Christmas

It’s almost October, which means that everyone is already gearing up for the big holiday shopping season. One of the biggest elements to any holiday shopping season since the mid 80’s is games, and this year looks like it will not disappoint when it comes to available titles. Nielsen has put out their Top 20 Games to Watch for Holiday …

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Battlefield 3 Has A New Trailer, Too

Because Activision/Infinity Ward is targeting Modern Warfare 3 more towards the console users, and EA/Dice focusing Battlefield 3 directly at the PC gamers first, the presale war between the two, highly anticipated titles has been largely decided, with Modern Warfare 3 winning the day. But that doesn’t mean Battlefield’s makers, Dice, aren’t above stealing thunder attempts when Modern Warfare 3 …

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Modern Warfare 3 Multiplayer Trailer Hits The Interwebs

In what seems to be an early leak, the multiplayer trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has hit YouTube. The over 3-min video gives us a quick look at some of the new features to the upcoming title, cinematic slow-mo and dramatic explosions. Just what you would expect from a reveal trailer. Some of the new things coming …

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Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash

It’s shaping up to be a great fall season for gamers, if, for nothing else, than to watch Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 fight it out for top first person shooter honors. It’s EA (BF3) versus Activision (MW3) for all of 2011’s FPS marbles. While Battlefield 3 won the initial battle, simply by coming out swinging …

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