For decades, people have been playing video games. We’ve progressed from moving a white line up and down to block a moving pixel to engaging in full-fledged, painstakingly rendered real-time battles with people all over the world at the same time.
We help older gamers reflect on how their gaming experiences have changed over time, and we help new gamers understand the larger context of the series they’re playing for the first time today.
The video game medium never stops evolving, so today, let’s check out the evolution of Call of Duty and its evolution from 2003 to 2020.
Call of Duty video game franchise is a first-person shooter by Activision. It began in 2003 with a focus on World War II-themed games. The series has seen games set during the Cold War, futuristic worlds, and outer space. Infinity Ward created the games first, followed by Treyarch and Sledgehammer Games. Other developers created several spin-offs and handheld games. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, the most recent title, was released on November 13, 2020.