Yes! 2013! I have all these New Year’s resolutions! Oh wait… I don’t. Moving on then, due to a very disappointing lack of interest (shame on you) in a Medal of Honor: Warfighter and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 league, Do Gaming has cancelled them for both these titles.
Shooters aren’t just about shooting (doh!), it’s about the sheer thrill of tactical gameplay and strategy. That head-shot from 300m away, that SMG rush, that AK-47 destruction, and then sometimes there’s a story in it or whatever. There’s been a great battle of the shooters this year, but whether you love it or hate it, the award goes to…
Every once in a while a review copy finds its way to my humble abode. Most of you probably don't know but I generally have a number of self-imposed guidelines. For one thing, whatever game I'm reviewing must be finished. Every review must be case-specific (that just means that if I do end up comparing titles and features, it has to be: apples with apples, and pears with pears). Thirdly, and most importantly, I never read other reviews, prior to - or while writing a review. It's a simple set of rules, that I hope, manages to keep my own writing as honest as possible. Right or wrong, agree or disagree, you're getting a review that is as honest and objective as possible - bar my usual idiosyncrasies and biases.
The Do Gaming League has ended and this used to mean that eSports season is over, but this year, we continue with the Dota 2 SteelSeries Spring League, a brand new Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cup and the launch of some Medal of Honor: Warfighter local servers.
There’s always something about multiplayer modes in which you don’t respawn that adds intensity and immediacy to all of your actions; it’s probably what made Gears of War’s multiplayer so damned enthralling. There’s one such mode in the new Medal of Honor: Warfighter that left me pretty surprised, and maybe even keen to play the modern combat shooter - a genre I’m notoriously bored to tears with.
After reading a very good article by Associate Editor, Laura Parker of Gamespot I find myself incredibly conflicted with how things are going in the video games industry. Parker writes about publisher Electronic Arts endorsing and promoting real-world weapons in partnership with upcoming title Medal of Honor: Warfighter.