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 h... read
A new week, a new challenge
This week's challenge is in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare in which I must beat the "Mile High Club" scenario on veteran. I've never really been super into the Call of Duty games, so my chances of successfully completing this rather notorious challenge are not high!
If you've got any ideas for future challenges you'd like me to have a go at, feel free to leave them in the comments! read feature
Musician Sarah Schachner did a little arrangement where she covered the Halo, Modern Warfare 2, and Skyrim themes back-to-back. The covers sound wonderful, and it's all even more impressive once you see that Sarah played every instrument herself.
[Via The Awesomer] read
You are so surprised, I know. A new Call of Duty title for 2013 was revealed during today's earnings call with Activision, where they also stated that they don't expect the sequel to perform as well as Black Ops II did in 201... read
Hey guys! Because it's hell-season, we didn't go live today, but we do still have a show for you.
Borderlands 2's new DLC, "Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage," is coming out next week, because you kids can't get enough of that... read
When you have a franchise that makes nearly a billion dollars per entry, you certainly don't stop the money train. Modern Warfare 4 is currently in production, according to Siliconera, and it will continue the previous entr... read
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has removed a map from its servers after Muslim gamers complained (in fairness, quite politely) of offense. The problem lies in two paintings hung in a bathroom in the Favela map, containing the... read
Activision has detailed the final two collection packs for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Collection #3 will be out on August 9 and features a new mode for Spec Ops where players can get power-ups while aiming to earn the hi... read
Modern Warfare 3 Collection #2 is set to introduce a ton of new stuff for Call of Duty players. The biggest new addition being the new Face Off mode, where players can engage in 1 vs. 1 or 2 vs. 2 battles on four new smaller... read
Did you know Rob Riggle is an actual U.S. Marine? He's a Lieutenant Colonel and an actual badass. But that's entirely beside the point. He stars in the most recent trailer for March 2012's Call of Duty Elite content drop for... read
More maps are coming your way, premium Call of Duty Elite members. (If you're gaming on an Xbox 360, that is). The content season calendar has been updated to reflect that "Overwatch" is due out Tuesday, February 21. For Play... read
Premium Call of Duty Elite members on Xbox Live have had access to the first two Modern Warfare 3 maps of the Content Season for more than a week now. Today, Activision has announced when "Liberation" and "Piazza" will make i... read
Do you care how much money entertainment products bring in? Hooray, rich people! Then you'll be interested to know, perhaps, that Activision has announced Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 earned $1 billion in sales within 16 da... read
[Update: Contest over! Grand prize winner is imawesome. Runner-up winner is Paul! Thanks again to Jeep for all the great prizes!]
Destructoid's 25 Days of Giving has begun and we're starting off with a bang! We've teamed up w... read feature
Did any of you guys see Be Kind Rewind? Beat Down Boogie, the wildcats behind Modern War Gear Solid, apparently did. The boys took a crack at a "sweded" Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, made even better with Ghost in the lead role and without all those fancy-shmancy CGI effects!
Also, Dolphin Lundgren. Yes.
Modern Warfare 3 Starring Ghost [YouTube] read
[Update: We originally said that you couldn't swap Ally/Friend Codes as in Black Ops. Turns out you can, so that line has been corrected.]
Since Internet winner Jim Sterling has already published Destructoid's official review... read feature
I don't know why, but this video by YouTuber projectrooster makes me die laughing. It might have something to do with the song just being perfect for the little chicken dance.
DO THE CHICKEN DANCE!
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This developer diary for Modern Warfare 3 discusses the changes that have been made to the progression system. Leveling now extends to individual weapons, and going a step further, players can further customize their firearm... read
Just like with Battlefield 3, the Modern Warfare 3 launch trailer has arrived. While many of you are going to argue over which game is better, I'm just going to sit back and smile. Why? Because I'm going to be playing the he... read feature
The latest look at Call of Duty: Elite's service breaks down how Compete works. Basically, Beachhead wants to give you stuff for playing Modern Warfare 3, more or less. Everyone who uses the service can enter in contests to ... read
Brosephs and homeladies -- We have survived the week, and come before you with another episode of the hallowed Destructoid Show.
Since today is a Friday, we had a contest. The prize this week was a copy of High Flyer Death D... read
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is teaming up with Mountain Dew and Doritos to fill you full of carbs and XP. YUMMY! DewXP, as it's called, will see Mountain Dew and Doritos product directly exchanged for experience points in ... read
Is it true things always come in three's? Well in this case, no. But Sony appears to be going for a theme of three with their Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Uncharted 3 DualShock 3 controllers. A couple days ago Sony show... read
Find Makarov was a fan-made film that surfaced earlier in the year and was a re-telling of events that happened in the Modern Warfare universe. Activision came away particularly impressed and decided to contact the creators ... read
This weekend was huge for Call of Duty. Activision's first ever Call of Duty XP housed a hefty showing of the upcoming shooter's multiplayer as well as singleplayer, the Elite service, original content, and, of cou... read
Call of Duty: XP had Modern Warfare 3, paintball events, a freaking Burger Town, sumo wrestling, ziplining and a "jeep experience." Out of all the activities, I did not expect the jeep experience to be the best thing out of ... read
One of the attractions at Call of Duty: XP was the Armory, a room full of guns that have appeared in past Call of Duty games. Everything from pistols, machine guns, sniper rifles and even the new space laser gun from the Rezu... read
The first Call of Duty: XP came to a close the other night and overall I think the event was a good first attempt by Activision. There were definitely some problems, but it was a fun environment despite some hiccups. Nick Ch... read
Good evening, Destuctikids! As it's a Friday, we shot today's Destructoid Show in front of a LIVE internet audience. In case you missed it, here it is.
Today, in addition to giving away some Assassin's Creed Revelations... read
One of the new reveals at Call of Duty: XP is the new "Kill Confirmed" mode. This game type plays out like a regular team deathmatch except now when a player is killed, they drop dog tags. Players then need to collect the dog... read feature
To be honest, I wasn't expecting much of a change in Modern Warfare 3 from Modern Warfare 2 going into Call of Duty XP. Needless to say, Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games blew my mind after all the bombshell changes going ... read feature
This list for all the weapons and perks in Modern Warfare 3 is comprised of everything I saw last night at Call of Duty XP. There's always the chance that these items can be removed -- or new ones introduced -- before the gam... read