After a period of exclusivity for ELITE subscribers, new MW3 multiplayer maps and modes are here for everyone on Xbox Live (and coming soon to PS3).
MW3 players who subscribed to the ELITE service have been living large, getting to sample new maps and game modes before everyone else. That has started to end, as on Tuesday all content drops were made available to everyone playing on Xbox 360, and they’ll be on their way shortly for PS3. So if you got it right away and want to compare notes, or were waiting until the weekend and want to know what to expect, we’ve got you covered! And as an added bonus, the SpecOps missions have achievements for completion, completion on Veteran difficulty, and one specified task each. Jeff is currently playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3; follow him on Twitter at JKLugar.
Does the keeping of kill/death ratios make people play games like “Battlefield 3” the wrong way?
Whether in our personal lives or as part of the sports we crave, numbers and statistics play a pretty large part in all of our lives: win/loss records, Twitter followers, free-throw percentages, sales quotas, batting averages, credit scores. And predictably, there they are in videogames: elating us when they’re positive, haunting us when they’re negative, and ever present via menu screens and character profiles. And they can really bring out the worst in people. Who hasn’t played a game against someone in a sports title like Madden NFL and had them ‘rage dashboard’ when being beaten, exiting out to the console main screen to make the game not count so they don’t have to take a loss? Online shooters are chock full of statistics for one to …