Call of Duty’s Modern Warfare and Black Ops eras have turned the franchise into one of the true monsters of gaming. But as it transitions to Ghosts and the next generation, I believe it stands at a crossroads.
During the previous generation, Call of Duty has had its ups and downs as a single-player game. Each addition to the series has always been fun, but some titles just haven’t flowed particularly smoothly. At worst, characters and events have felt disconnected, and the plot merely a mechanism to justify amazing individual set pieces. And some games have also been very easy to blast through. At best, the action has felt like a convincing war zone, and delivered an intense and exciting challenge.To read the rest of the review and find out how well we scored the game, click here.