REVIEW: The original Gears of War might be the most influential game of the last generation of consoles, second only perhaps to Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Its behind-the-back perspective and cover-based combat have inspired countless knockoffs and inspired new directions for several other series. But the degree to which Gears has acted as a […]
I used to be really good at Call of Duty. I was ace at Call of Duty 2, no one could beat me on Carentan. In Call of Duty 3 if I got into a tank there was no getting me out again, and Modern Warfare... well Modern Warfare was just amazing. Show More Summary
With the introduction of Russia’s new Armata main battle tank, modern warfare tactics will change forever, as everyone will have to adjust to the Russian armored monster on the battlefield, military expert Vladimir Evseev said.
Heroes of the Storm players could soon be fighting as a Guardian from Destiny, Ghost from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, or Tony Hawk himself as lead game producer Kaeo Milker has said his team is open to the idea to adding characters...Show More Summary
Nukes of hazard. Modern warfare forever changed after the United States dropped nuclear bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. The world's superpowers have subsequently engaged in arms races to see who has the most firepower and particularly disheartening byproduct means seeing how the weapons work. Show More Summary
While Call of Duty has lost a lot of its steam from the Modern Warfare 2 glory days, Activision is still pushing ahead with the DLC schedule for the series. Now that Black Ops 3 is on the horizon, it’s time for Sledgehammer to standShow More Summary
What the Pentagon calls state-of-the-art military hardware is actually unfit for modern warfare and was created based on best-case-scenario planning, US national security experts say.
When two experts on modern warfare get together to write fiction I get in line to read it. Peter Singer’s Wired For War, which tracks the rise of drones and robots for war fighting, was a primary resource for me as I attended classes at King’s College. In all of [...]
The sensory chaos of battle has always posed a challenge to armies hoping to prepare for—and recover from—war. And while it’s clear to most people how sight and sound factor into a soldier’s experience and memory of battle, the smells of combat were, for most of history, largely ignored. Show More Summary
It's time for Activision's hit first-person shooter franchise to return to its modern warfare roots.
Modern warfare is increasingly fought remotely. Unmanned drones fly over hostile locations monitoring the situation, or even attacking key targets. Inevitably, the use of such drones is going to spread, and there will […]
The brand-new Russian T-15 heavy infantry combat vehicle, based on the Armata Universal Combat Platform, is destined to play a decisive role in modern warfare, according to the Russian television network Zvezda.
The Call of Duty machine continues to run like clockwork. Year after year, a new release, rotating between three studios, Sledgehammer, Treyarch and Infinity Ward. The series may not be setting the all-time sales records it used to a few years ago, but every year it’s a windfall for Activision [...]
Leaders in the Defense Department have highlighted the increasing importance of space as a domain of modern warfare. In April, Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work took the unusual step of delivering a classified speech at the annual Space Symposium to reaffirm that the U.S. Show More Summary
Call of Duty is not supposed to be good, so the idea goes, especially not Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. The sixth Call of Duty has been described as a jingoistic mess, a Michael Bay-esque cacophony of nonsensical story bits, a mere shooter that couldn’t—shouldn’t—try to be anything more. “It’s Call of Duty” has become its own insult. This is a mistake. Read more...
There’s an old saying that “there are no atheists in foxholes.” There is something about the gripping terror of modern warfare that tends (though I’m sure there are exceptions) to make certain fundamental aspects of our relationship to our Creator abundantly clear. We can get ourselves all tied up in knots and doubts when things...
Capone talks drone strikes and modern warfare with GOOD KILL writer-director Andrew Niccol Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. I couldn’t swear that writer-director Andrew Niccol was the first subject I ever interviewed for Ain’t It Cool News (10 years ago for LORD OF WAR), but he was certainly one of the first. Show More Summary
Conspiracy theorists took over a call-in show with a U.S. Army colonel who trains soldiers to fight rapidly evolving modern warfare at a base in Virginia to express their fears of a military takeover. Col. John Petkosek, commander of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort A.P. Hill,...
While Infinity Ward helped define Call of Duty as we know it through the Modern Warfare series, Treyarch crafted its own story within the series. Call of Duty: Black Ops debuted five years ago, with Black Ops II hitting two years later. Show More Summary
Modern Warfare becomes Galactic Warfare in this old, fan-made multiplayer mod based on Star Wars.