More Reviews
REVIEWS DRAGON: A Game About a Dragon Review
Sporting stylish hand-drawn visuals, offbeat humor, and retro gameplay, this Medieval fantasy game eschews violence in favor of adolescent behavior.

The Evil Within: The Consequence Review
Juli Kidman faces her fears in a terrifying finale.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty
Release date: Out Now

Farming Simulator 15
Release date: 05/01/15


LATEST FEATURES Top 10 Characters That Would Make Great DLC for Mortal Kombat X
What characters could survive a guest appearance in MKX? Here's a hint: Clowns are pretty evil.

5 Games Marvel Could Create With Telltale
Nick Tan and Jessica Vazquez brainstorm what Marvel could do in its announced collaboration with Telltale.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP UrbanMasque
The Joys of RPing
By UrbanMasque
Posted on 04/24/15
As some of you probably know I work with Corsair to help cover their gaming product launches and create content around their gaming-event based video coverage. Recently, I was asked by Corsair to participate in one of their Throwback Thursday Gaming Videos which basically interviews current...

DAILY MANIFESTO

Infinity Ward, Please Make "Call of Duty Dogs"

Posted on Tuesday, May 21 @ 12:04:24 Eastern by

During the Xbox Reveal event, Infinity Ward revealed features and gameplay footage of the new Call of Duty: Ghosts. As I care little about the franchise, I felt indifferent to the broken landscapes of America, the military teams formed from remnants of the US Special Forces, and the game's story written by Stephen Gaghan. But then they showed dogs. Military dogs. Adorable and deadly military dogs.

In the game itself, the dog will become a new member of the player's squad. It will sniff out explosives, protect the team possibly by gnawing on the necks of enemy combatants, and likely bark if it smells nearby targets who are trying to ambush the player.

There's no information at this time about whether the german shepherd can die or will die over the course of the game, but if that ever happens, there will be tears, I assure you. Our fellow GR news writer Keri Honea owns a german shepherd, so I'm sure we would both drop our controllers and commence the crying.


So what would I give if Infinity Ward made "Call of Duty: Dogs"? It's ridiculous and it will never happen, sure, but hear me out: "Xbox, Show Fantasy!"

With the apparently lag-free and ultra-precise Kinect 2.0, we could give direct voice commands to the dog and use hand signs for obedience training. After the dog successfully mauls a training dummy or detects a bomb in the area, we can pet the dog and feed it treats.

Off the battlefield, there could be training exercises and agility courses. And for a touch of inter-game integration, success on these exercises would then improve the response time between the player and the dog in Call of Duty: Ghosts. As a plus to Microsoft, it would be an exclusive to the Xbox One by virtue of the Kinect.

However it's done, I would probably purchase, play, and download all of the DLC if there ever was a "Call of Duty: Dogs". It doesn't even need to be that expensive; just a download for 1600 Microsoft Points. But I would easily pay $60 for it, and it would actually convince me to buy Call of Duty. There, I said it. You can hold me to it, Activision. Take my money!
FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER. YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO.


comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution