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CoD Modern Warfare 2: I’ll pass, thanks

call-of-duty-modern-warfare-2-20090326051750466Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 came out today. Hordes of fans stampeded stores at midnight, grabbed their own copy, and ran home to play the damn thing. Gamers have proclaimed it their favorite shooter ever, a generic shooter, an excellent story, and a practically non-existent one. Worldwide, it’s retailing for more than most AAA games do. From the US to the UK to Australia and everywhere in between, gamers are grumbling and kicking and generally raising hell. Right before, you know, they eagerly swipe their credit cards at the checkout line.

Me? I haven’t bought it. Continue reading


November 10, 2009 Posted by | Gaming, News, PC gaming, Personal, Tech | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Modern Warfare 2 Trailer

Infinity Ward has been kind enough to grace us with a gorgeous trailer for Modern Warfare 2. Releasing on November 10th, it promises to be an incredible ride. Check it out.

May 26, 2009 Posted by | Gaming | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Call of Duty: World at War

You know what I played a couple nights ago for the first time? Yep, you guessed it – World at War, the most recent addition to the CoD franchise. I was hanging out with a friend that purchased it when it came out, and we ended up playing through parts of the campaign, a couple of the multiplayer maps, and the zombie mod. Want to know what I thought of the game?

I hated it.

It wasn’t so much that the game was really bad, just that it wasn’t all that good. Allow me to explain. Continue reading

December 22, 2008 Posted by | Gaming | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment