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07.17.14 Sophie Weiner

Manuel Noriega, the former CIA-backed military dictator of Panama is suing the publishers of Call Of Duty: Black Ops II for their representation of him in one of the game’s missions. CNN writes: He argues in the lawsuit that his portrayal “as a kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state” in the 2012 video game damaged his […]

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04.29.14 Andy Cush

In addition to the traditional bevy of skate, BMX, and motocross events, the upcoming Austin X-Games will feature eight teams of pro gamers competing in a Call of Duty: Ghosts tournament. If you can’t make the competition in person but yearn for the exciting spectacle of other people playing video games, you’ll also be able to stream […]

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01.02.13 Joseph Schulhoff

Massacres at the hands of crazed gunmen in 2012 left us Americans shaking our heads and searching our souls. It also emboldened gun control advocates with a renewed fervor to once-and-for-all enact laws that they hope could prevent gruesome mass shootings from happening again. In the aftermath of Newtown, the main action that the media, the […]

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11.09.10 Bucky Turco

This slickly produced commercial for the new Call of Duty game stars basketball star Kobe Bryant, a role model to kids and Jimmy Kimmel, who isn’t, and is pretty much guaranteed to cause controversy. […]

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