Good News / Bad News For Gamers in France

It’s often easy to forget that gaming is a world-wide phenomenon, not just a US one. Why shouldn’t people all over the world love gaming, right? While we at TGD often cover gaming in the American market, it’s interesting to see how the gaming market does all over the world. 

The state of great game writing

In recent years, there has been truly exceptional writing in gaming. Indeed, top Hollywood talent like David Goyer (Batman Begins), John Milius (Apocalypse Now), and David McKenna (American History X) have written for games, and enjoy the storytelling opportunities the medium provides.

The video game business is still in a slump

The video game business has endured a lot of ups and downs, and there often isn’t a gradual drop off in sales.

The Tomb Raider reboot is apparently a winner

The Tomb Raider reboot hits store shelves on March 5.

The wages of video game sin

It’s a real hot button topic right now, and will continue to be for some time: Violence in video games.

Obama eyes violent video games in wider gun control plan

As you’re probably aware by now, President Obama has addressed the nation with his gun control plan in the wake of the horrible school shooting in Connecticut.

Towards a Call of Duty movie

Right now, Ubisoft is developing several of its biggest titles to become movies, including Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell.

The hottest trailers of 2012

I’ve always loved coming attractions, or trailers as they’re more often called these days, and the right trailer for either a big feature or a video game can really create a lot of excitement.

Gaming predictions for 2013

While gaming didn’t have a great year overall, it’s really made up for lost time with the incredible success of Halo 4 and Call of Duty Black Ops 2.

Call of Duty reigns supreme

It’s remarkable to see gaming make a big comeback, but what’s a little surprising is the battle between the two big boys at the top.

CoD, FPS and the US military

With a $500 million gross its first day in release, and experts predicting sales of twenty million copies by the end of the year, Call of Duty Black Ops 2 is the current big daddy of games.

Gaming bounces back in 2012

Even if you don’t typically follow gaming, you are probably very well aware that both CoD: Black Ops II and Halo 4 had huge debuts.

Yes, Call of Duty is bigger than Twilight

For me, the best thing about the release of Twilight Breaking Dawn is that the whole damn saga is finally over.

Multiple video game adaptations headed to the big screen

It’s been a hell of a month for gaming, with Halo 4 making an estimated $300 million its first week, and Call of Duty generating a staggering $500 million its first day.

Black Ops II gameplay to stream via YouTube

Next week is a big one for fans of Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops II, when the long-awaited video game goes live on November 13.

Video: Black Ops II zombie gameplay is in the wild

Quite a lot of anticipation has been building around the launch of Activision's upcoming Call of Duty Black Ops II video game.

Batman screenwriter talks CoD: Black Ops 2

If the name David Goyer seems familiar, that's probably because he co-wrote Batman Begins and boasts story credits on The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.

COD: Black Ops II limited edition gets detailed

Activision has officially detailed its special edition lineup of Call of Duty: Black Ops II.