Review: New ‘Call of Duty’ a spacey but conservative sequel
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Review: New ‘Call of Duty’ a spacey but conservative sequel

Sticking with tradition despite a planet-hopping sci-fi setting, the latest “Call of Duty” is a conservative iteration of the annual first-person shooter franchise with safe, market-tested upgrades: a wisecracking robot, spaceship dogfights, ray guns and a scarred Kit Harington. While “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare” (Activision, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, $59.95) includes … Continue reading

‘Fallout 4’ crowned game of the year at DICE Awards
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‘Fallout 4’ crowned game of the year at DICE Awards

LAS VEGAS (AP) — “Fallout 4” wasted the competition at the D.I.C.E. Awards. Bethesda Softworks’ role-playing video saga set in a post-apocalyptic Boston won the game of the year prize at the 19th annual D.I.C.E. Awards. “Fallout 4” was also honored with trophies for outstanding achievement in game direction and as a role-playing game of … Continue reading

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’: 5 ways it’s different
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‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’: 5 ways it’s different

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Call of Duty: Black Ops 3” is enlisting a few new recruits. The third installment in Treyarch’s popular military shooter saga is adding the option to play cooperatively with other gamers in the plot-driven campaign. The developer is also ditching traditional avatar customization in its multiplayer mode, instead opting … Continue reading