Modern Warfare 3 PC Review

By Carlin Au

A new year, a new Call of Duty game. Year after year, Activision seems publish the same stuff over and over again after 2007, when Call of Duty 4 was released. Infinity Ward has been working on Modern Warfare 3 since their last release, Modern Warfare 2. They hit some turbulence soon after Modern Warfare 2’s release when their lead producers were fired and half of their staff left. This year’s game was made, with the combined efforts of Sledgehammer Games and the other half of Infinity Ward, to be a return of the Call of Duty 4 style.

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Cannot Hurt Call of Duty

By Carlin Au

If games were students at a school, distinguishing their different cliques would be very easy. Games like Skyrim, Battlefield 3, and Batman: Arkham City would be the jocks of the school. Grand Theft Auto, Saint’s Row, and Just Cause would probably be the kids who just don’t care about anything. But, what about Call of Duty? It seems that Call of Duty is in its own category; it’s hated by many, but also loved by many. Those who hate the franchise like to go out of their way to insult it for whatever reasons, but here are a few common ones.

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From Juggernauts to Humans: A Look at Realism in Gaming

By Carlin Au

New games like Serious Sam 3 and Red Orchestra 2 really show how games have evolved in the past two decades. Back in the 90s, you had a gun – you point it at things and they disappear. As technology grew, details like real-world bullet trajectories, and environmental destruction have emerged. It’s no surprise that as technology grows, people will grow too, but that’s a topic for another day. For now, let’s talk about how games have gotten more realistic.

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