I'll be posting my "Call of Duty: Black Ops" review tomorrow morning, but before I do so, I thought it best to explain a little bit about how this part-time game critic has managed to avoid playing this console generation's biggest hit franchise.
If you've got a 360, this weekend's all about "Halo: Reach." But don't let the free beta dissuade you from checking out a handful of solid-looking handheld titles.
There's not much in the way of compelling new games this week, but a handful of existing titles got compelling downloadable content.
This week's split between Activision and the president and CEO of "Call of Duty" developer Infinity Ward is shaping up to be a classic rift between creative talent and the people who cut their paychecks are a fact of life. But for an example of a smooth gaming divorce, let's [...]
A big shake-up is coming to the “Call of Duty” series – arguably gaming’s most popular franchise – after an apparent falling-out between publisher Activision and the two heads of Infinity Ward, developer of last year’s “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2” and 2007’s “Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.”
Late last week, Microsoft took a step anyone who follows Xbox Live has known would come eventually. The company announced that on April 15, it will end support for online play of original Xbox titles. While it would seem that Microsoft, a company with pretty deep pockets, should be able [...]
Are Electronic Arts' public relations missteps for "Dante's Inferno" just that, or an attempt at carefully managing minor controversies to raise awareness of the game before it launches next week?
Ahead of my Game of the Year announcement later Thursday and Friday's list of runners-up, here's a look at some games that might have made the cut, if only I'd found time to play them.