Tag Archives: Activision

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare First Impressions. Yes, Really.

Share This: Yes, it’s true. In the Year of our Lord Two Thousand and Sixteen, I have never played Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. I was in 8th grade when the game was released and I didn’t have an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 at the time. But that’s not to say I’m completely ignorant about the game. I still vividly recall the intense announcement trailer, the across-the-board positive… Read Article →

Breaking Down Trailer Breakdowns

Share This: In film production, everything that appears onscreen is referred to as mise-en-scène. This includes the lighting of a scene, the composition of the shot, and the character’s appearance. Essentially, everything the viewer sees has been meticulously thought out by the production crew. Nothing is there by accident. So, when it comes time for a new game or console announcement, or both like just this past week, the community… Read Article →

Lets Play Live is the Pro Wrestling of eSports

Share This: Stand up. Rapping. Improv. Wrestling. Animation. Sketch comedy. All at one event. Oh yeah, and some video games too. Lets Play Live in a nutshell. This past Saturday, New York’s Hammerstein Ballroom was home to Rooster Teeth’s finest gamers, putting on an energetic and unique live experience. Headlining the event were Achievement Hunter, Funhaus and Cow Chop. All of them playing games that fans know as staples of… Read Article →

Will GameStop be the Next Blockbuster?

Share This: As a kid, I loved going to Blockbuster. Wandering the aisles looking for a new movie or game to rent and enjoy over the weekend. Blockbuster was responsible for some of my earliest gaming memories, back in the day of Nintendo 64 and GameBoy Color. It also provided a much cheaper alternative to buying games from Best Boy or Toys R Us. But, due to the rising popularity… Read Article →

Der Eisendrache: Review

Share This: So it’s been quite a while since Gamerations’ last post but we are trying to re-work how we get you guys content and we want to deliver the best stuff possible so that you guys can enjoy everything. Without further adieu, Zombies:   I’m sure at this point you’ve seen this trailer and probably already played the Zombies map but if my opinion means anything, I have to… Read Article →

Review: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare (PS4)

Share This: Recently Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, an online multiplayer FPS using swords and maces, launched for current gen consoles. Activision helped developer Torn Banner to bring their very successful and very fun Steam title over to consoles, but unfortunately this new version really misses the mark. It should be noted that my experiences have been on the PS4 version. We have not tested the Xbox One version. I enjoyed the… Read Article →

Black Ops 3 Multiplayer Review.

Share This: Call of Duty Black Ops 3 is the latest installment in the long running franchise. Treyarch is known for its well-balanced multiplayer in the Black Ops series and this installment does not disappoint. So let’s dive right into what makes this year’s multiplayer so great. The first thing people look at when playing a game of multiplayer is the complexity and detail of the map. All of Black… Read Article →

Review: Call Of Duty: Black Ops III – Story

Share This: Call Of Duty: Black Ops III is the latest title in Activision’s long running and Call Of Duty franchise. This latest installment has been developed by developer Treyarch and is the first game in the series to be released having had 3 years of development. That extra year allowed the team to really expand the game in new ways, though I don’t think that those changes worked out… Read Article →

Call of Duty: Shadows of Evil review

Share This: Here is a review to Call of Duty’s Shadows of Evil map Treyarch’s Call of Duty Black Ops 3 has delivered us a zombies map for the record books. The appropriately titled shadows of evil level is everything a zombie veteran can ask for. This zombies follows the story of Jack Vincent, a crooked detective, Jessica Rose, a femme fatale/hooker, Floyd Campbell, a down and out boxer willing… Read Article →

Second Guessing My Overwatch Pre-order

Share This: I generally don’t pre-order video games. In the world we currently live in games get hyped like crazy and then release in totally broken states. While pre-orders aren’t the direct cause for games launching like this it definitely encourages this system. It should also be noted that most games don’t hold their value like they used to. We’re at a point where games drop in price quicker than… Read Article →