Call of Duty Elite is going away on February 28, 2014 and it's not coming back. The service started with Modern Warfare 3 and gave players early DLC access, clan management, in-depth stat tracking, and the like. Many of these features went free with Black Ops II. Activision has posted a shutdown FAQ, viewable here, offering specifics. Show More Summary
Call of Duty Elite was a lucrative, but ultimately short-lived, experiment by Activision. The company experimented with a subscription model with Modern Warfare 3, but opted to switch back to a more traditional Season Pass model with Black Ops 2. Show More Summary
The long-running service, which has provided stat tracking for both Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2, will soon be no more.
Call of Duty Elite shuts down this Friday, 28th February, Activision has announced. The stat tracking service worked with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and was in the process of being phased out for the release of last year's Call of Duty: Ghosts, which used the Clan Wars system instead. Show More Summary
Ghosts and Modern Warfare might be two separate Call of Duty universes, but they're both developed by Infinity Ward, and so, we have a crossover. The crossover is the Captain Price: Legend Pack, which adds Captain Price, voiced by actor Billy Murray, as a playable character in Ghosts multiplayer and squads matches. Show More Summary
A tease from Infinity Ward suggests that Modern Warfare star Captain Price will be coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts in the very near future.
As much as I once enjoyed marching to the modern warfare beat, all ghillied up, it's fair to say the fun has long fizzled out. The Total Hours Played tally that could run into the hundreds for Call of Duty 4 has gradually petered out with each series release, and in the case of Ghosts' online mode I barely got to double digits. Show More Summary
PRC leaders have outlined requirements to restructure the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and national defense to better accord with China’s new economic situation, new military missions, and trends in modern warfare. The announcement...Show More Summary
Activision now has three teams working on Call of Duty games.
Marjorie Censer, Washington Post: The manufacturing of tanks -- powerful but cumbersome -- is no longer essential, the military says. In modern warfare, forces must deploy quickly and "project power over great distances." Submarines and long-range bombers are needed. Show More Summary
Brookings Institution scholar Peter Singer will be well known to many Interpreter readers for a number of books about the evolution of modern warfare, particularly Wired for War, his NY Times bestseller on the impact of robotics on warfare (here's an audio interview I did with Peter at the time). Show More Summary
After having its third-person Call of Duty cancelled, Sledgehammer Games, which was founded by ex-Dead Space developers, went on to help with the development of Modern Warfare 3. Shortly after its release, the developer was hiring for a new Call of Duty title. Show More Summary
Mikhail Kalashnikov, small arms designer of the infamous AK-47 assault rifle, died just before Christmas, at age 94. And it's just now come to light that the honorary Russian general repented for his contribution to modern warfare in a letter sent to Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church in May 2012. Read more...
Censorship is a pervasive issue all across the world, but no where is it more evident in China. Here in China, media content falls under extreme scrutiny before it can be released to the public, and video games are no different. Read more...
The following information comes from Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz... - Ghosts sales were down 19 percent compared to Call of Duty: Black Ops II after November last year - Compared to Modern Warfare 3, Ghosts sales are down 32Show More Summary
Before Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 made "Oscar Mike" ("on the move") famous, I confess that I'd never heard the expression before. But that's just one phrase in a rich vocabulary of U.S. military slang. Read more...
Call of Duty: Ghosts has been having a difficult time of it recently. Reviews have been lukewarm, sales have gone down compared to previous entries and then there’s the whole end sequence, which appears to lift entire animation sequences from a previous Call of Duty game. Show More Summary
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We look at a closer look at a scene from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that comes extremely close to being an exact scene from Call of Duty: Ghosts.