Call of Duty

9.7.19

Even Esports Is Suffering From the Wealth Gap

One of Call of Duty's top teams just got priced out of a game it dominated.

5.31.19

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' Can't Decide Whether War Is Bad or Badass

The reboot of the series is going for emotional storytelling, but all the gun fetishisation might just get in the way.

5.12.17

The Horrifying Sound of Death in Games

The 'Call of Duty: WWII' trailer uses gut-wrenching audio to sell its pathos. It's not the only one.

10.26.16

Apparently Video Games Are Turning Teenagers into Drunks

According to a new study from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, video games that reference alcohol and tobacco could be encouraging teenagers who play them to take up drinking and smoking.

10.18.16

Lewis Hamilton to Appear in Next Call of Duty Game

Lewis Hamilton is to become one of the stars of the next instalment of the ultra-successful games franchise Call of Duty.

10.11.16

A Pro-Gamer's Funeral Has Been Live-Streamed on Twitch

Phillip 'Phizzurp' Klemenov's service took place in Los Angeles on Sunday.

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9.20.16

The Rise and Fall of Competitive ‘Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare’

As 'Modern Warfare Remastered' approaches, we look back on how the game's original release both benefitted eSports but failed to capitalise on its boom.

9.2.16

Unpopular Opinion Time: ‘Infinite Warfare’ is a Better Call of Duty Multiplayer Than ‘Modern Warfare’

Playing both for the first time, in the same place, hours apart, and there's no contest: the newer game is the superior experience.

9.2.16

The Boom-Or-Bust eSports Format Works For Developers But Screws Athletes

The dirty secret of the eSports industry is how so many players' livelihoods depends on one competition a year. With the stress massive and the stakes high, it's a brutal way to live.

8.21.16

Why Video Games Love Special Forces Heroes

These action heroes represent what both a confused public and video games makers themselves crave so desperately: absolute certainty, whatever war's complexities.

8.16.16

Is ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ Signalling America’s Wartime Fatigue?

The next Call of Duty moves the franchise further into the future and away from modern conflicts, but why?

7.26.16

What's It Like to Direct Kit Harington in 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare'?

Taylor Kurosaki, Narrative Director of 'Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,' gives us the skinny on the job and working with Jon Snow himself.

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