Category Archives: Call of Duty

Ring, Sling and Copying

In this Weeks Show, Andy and Justin talk about Alexa and the New Google Home as personal assistants. Justin installs Ring and tells us why he couldn’t completely love the experience. Battlefield 1 and Civilization are covered as titles for the holiday season.

Slick and Andy talk about Sling TV and how cutting the cord is becoming easier and offering more choices. Also covered are some new options for cord cutters for local programming. Antennas for local programming are discussed and how to easily transfer your VHS Tapes to DVD with the New Roxio Easy VHS to DVD 3.

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E3 and Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare

Screen shot of Call of Duty Advanced Warfare
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Today was the kickoff of the E3 РElectronic Gaming Expo in LA, California. The Entertainment Software Association presents this annual event for the media, vendors and retailers which will benefit from the enormous sales potential from Consoles, PC and Mac hardware upgrades, instructional manuals, accessories and of course the titles themselves.

At the Microsoft Press Event this morning, Xbox Grand Poo Baa Phil Spencer thanked Gamers and Developers for growing the user base of the Xbox One and the staff at Microsoft for its development. Phil reeled in the gaming crowd with his dedication to the community and began with the trailer of what Phil called the largest franchise for the Xbox console, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare. This new title takes place in the future of 2054 and will be available for the Xbox One. The Games DLC, Downloadable Content will also be available for the Xbox One as soon as they are ready.

Sledgehammer Games and Activision made sure of letting gamers know, the Call of Duty franchise will continue to develop and introduce new ways to play.

Call of Duty Black Ops II

I received a copy of Call of Duty Black Ops II yesterday from Activision, actually the good folks sent me the Xbox360 Hardened Edition which includes a ton of extras for those chomping at the bit for more Call of Duty.

We also received the PC version which is available as a Steam Download. I’m still one of those that likes to have the title on DVD and for the television segment on KMSB Fox 11 always great to show the Box! Either way, I fired up the title last night and while I had a little confusion getting into the game, specifically to play the Zombie version of the game but eventually got in to play the campaign which featured a well produced story line. The game play is fluid and the characters are unlike I have seen before in detail! I completed a couple of missions which included calling in Air Support as well as firing big guns off a boat.

I would recommend the Hardened Edition for those fans of the Call of Duty series. The Box set includes a Collectible Limited Edition Game Case with special artwork, Limited Edition Challenge coins, Access to Nuke town Zombies game which puts you in a 1950’s Era Nuclear ravaged neighborhood and the Official Soundtrack by Jack Wall with the theme from Trent Reznor.

The game play is fun and action filled but certainly not geared at the “Young Un’s” with expletives peppered in throughout the game.

Checkout the Trailer for Call of Duty Black Ops II