Modern Warfare 3 Launch Coverage: Day 1

Obviously with a title of this magnitude, day of launch news is pouring in like water through a busted dam.  Here are some links to what some of the other news outlets are talking about today.  We will be updating this post throughout the day.


  • Bloomberg – Call of Duty begins eighth tour in test of holiday dominance
  • KotakuModern Warfare 3 Rises to the Challenge of the Game Reviewers
  • Timmins Daily Press – Hundreds of gamers line up for midnight launch (Photo Gallery), Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 expected to smash sales records
  • Daily Mail – Latest title retains its crown as the king of first-person shooters leaving critics positively drooling
  • CNET – Modern Warfare 3 launches, ready for war with Battlefield 3
  • The Sydney Morning Herald – Your Turn: The Battlefield Effect
  • DVICE – 6,000 copies of Modern Warfare 3 stolen from hijacked truck
  • USA Today (blog) – ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’ swarms retail
  • The Guardian (blog) – Modern Warfare 3 v Battlefield 3 –- the reviews roundup
  • – Video of all 46 Intel locations


  • CNET – Modern Warfare 3 sticks to its competitive, cooperative, and single-player guns and reminds you why the series is one of the best in the business
  • Baltimore Sun – 4-star review: The shooter behemoth, released today, is back for more — and addictive as ever