Call of Duty: Black Ops brings back to the series what has been missing in the past few games, a sense of realism. Whether it be the Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba or battle in the Quang Tri province of South Vietnam, Call of Duty games have made a practice of using real historical scenarios and locations in the telling of their single player campaigns. This holds true, except of course for the last two games.
Two-dimentional adventures such as Donkey Kong and Space Invaders go hand in hand with the first motion pictures. Pong is easily the videogame industry’s The Horse in Motion, one of the first movies ever made in 1878.
Their concepts were simple, their mechanics generic, and the fun never seemed to end.
In case you haven’t gotten the memo yet, there’s something you should know: Everything 80s is cool again! From movies (“Transformers”) to TV (“90210”), the entertainment world is ripe with remakes, reimaginings and sequels to those flicks we loved so much as kids (those of us in our 30s, anyway). Well, with the excellently crafted “Ghostbusters: The Video Game,” along with the rebirth of “Metroid,” it should come as no surprise that videogames based off classic 1980s fare are also popular once more. This trend is apparently going to continue with a videogame based upon the classic “Back to the