Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: review

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: review

Dec 2, 2011

Format: PS3 (version reviewed), 360, PC, Wii Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Activision Developer: Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games Players: 1-18 Site: http://www.callofduty.com/mw3 Call of Duty is a peculiar series. Each year it shifts millions of copies and is greeted with near unanimous critical praise, yet it also attracts a special kind of hatred from a...

Bend over and take your pricing

Bend over and take your pricing

Sep 7, 2010

EDITOR’S NOTE: I’d like to remind our readers that Tarquin’s opinions do not necessarily coincide with those of anybody else at Critical Gamer. Tarquin’s views are only guaranteed to represent the views of Tarquin. So, Microsoft will soon be increasing the prices of Xbox Live Gold subscriptions. Isn’t that terrible? Doesn’t...

Not so Modern Warfare

Not so Modern Warfare

Mar 5, 2010

With the recent sackings at Infinity Ward, and the worrying press release from Activision stating that three new Call of Duty games are being developed, and that they are looking at “new digital business models” (subscriptions?) for the franchise, the question is where does the money making war machine go from here? Modern Warfare 2 is a good game,...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Overload!

2009 according to many, was a light year when it came to ‘big’ and quality releases. This perception is mainly due to the latter half of the year being dominated by Modern Warfare 2. However the rest of the year was alive with interesting, high quality and fun titles for all the platforms. The PS3 had Uncharted 2, amongst other games; the Wii had...

Grumpy Gurevitz: How Long?

How many hours a week do you put into gaming, and when doing so for how long is each period of gaming? I haven’t seen any stats, but I bet the average reader of this wonderful site is 20+ and so is either in or about to enter the world of work, relationships and possibly kids. I wake up at 5.30/6am, go to work and get back between 8-10pm everyday. Often I...