War Games

Call of Duty

‘Call of Duty: WWII’ Gives War Games the Opportunity to Be Factual Again

By returning to World War II, CoD has the chance to educate and entertain—and perhaps influence the next wave of conflict-set shooters.
Ed Smith
4.26.17
free play

Play At War In 'General Room'

War can be super fun when you're in control of the board.
Danielle Riendeau
1.6.17
Gaming

I Got My Ass Whooped In ‘Combat Mission: Afghanistan’

Playing as the Soviets in the 1979–1989 war in Afghanistan, I stumbled into a Mujahideen boobytrap and never recovered.
Robert Beckhusen
11.30.16
War Games

‘Battlefield 1’ Offers a Unique Emotional History of the First World War

EA’s shooter expresses a distinct respect for the timeless significance and impact of WWI.
Ed Smith
11.3.16
Gaming

‘Battlefield 1’ Beta Bugs Make It the Perfect World War 1 Game

This is the most fun I’ve had playing a semi-broken game.
Matthew Gault
9.6.16
War Games

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.
Ed Smith
8.23.16
Gaming

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.
Ed Smith
8.23.16
Features

Themes of War and Refugees in 'Mass Effect' Are More Relevant Than Ever

Moral complexities ultimately require making a choice.
Sebastien Roblin
6.27.16
war

The 'Game of Drones' Is a Live War Game Every Politician Should Pay Attention To

The “Game of Drones” was designed to explore the different ways that drones could be used for tactical and strategic effect in a conflict.
Dan Gettinger
11.2.15
VICE vs Video games

Video Games Have Sapped the Spirit Out of World War II

You're American, you're the hero, or so WW2 games tell us. But we're missing out on so much more that happened during the six-year conflict.
Corey Milne
7.3.15
Gaming

'Sunset' Is a Game About War That Happens Somewhere Else

Tale of Tales releases its war game about a cleaning lady.
Emanuel Maiberg
5.21.15
News

Will War Games With the U.S. Test Australia's Ties With China?

Australian Defence Force personnel will today begin a training exercise with the United States and the Philippines in the contested waters of the South China Sea.
Paul Gregoire
4.20.15
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