80°
Submitted by JamieSI 804d ago | article

Turning Back Time: Call of Duty Retrospective

From Strategyinformer.com: "Times were simpler in 2003. No kill streaks, experience points or Call of Duty Elite. It was just the rolling hills of virtual France, some gruff soldiers and a LAN connection. Activision could only dream of what its new First Person Shooter franchise would become.

At the time Infinity Ward was an unknown name - all it was famous for was for being a collection of petulant developers who dared to break away from leading series, Medal of Honor. No-one really knew if Call of Duty would survive, but judging by the bombastic opening of earlier rival Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, it was likely it would." (Call of Duty, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

shivvy24  +   804d ago
cant wait to tell my kids we lived during the Dialup to broadband revolution
pr0digyZA  +   804d ago
Except they will just roll their eyes.
sdozzo  +   803d ago
You mean each house had a phone with a cord.
ATi_Elite  +   803d ago
Call of Duty
Call of Duty was such a GRAND Game! Awesome immersion into WWII with great control, nice graphics (at the time) and most importantly it really captured the feel, looks, and sounds of WWII!

The games SP was a nice fast paced run through various situations of killing Nazi's as either Britts, Russians, or Americans as each county used it's own weapons and fighting style to dispatch the dreaded 3rd reich!

The MP mode took a lot of good from Counter Strike and expanded on it with new game modes and tactics depending on the map layout.

Map Layout really made COD fun and unique cause of trenches, huts, forts, cover, objectives, etc. that many other Online MP games really didn't have at the time! Other MP games were just bland open areas or corridors with maybe high and low levels where as COD made the Maps sorta interactive and play a major role in tactics.

Call of Duty is an all time CLASSIC title in my book and worth a play through here and there on my retro Sunday Gaming days!

COD back then was also all about SKILL unlike the Perk driven casual experience of the COD Modern Warfare era we have now! So if you "think" your good at COD then I suggests you go back in time and play Call of Duty 1 and put your skills to the test without all the crutches, help, and perks of todays COD games!

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories

Fondling – JumpJet Rex

6m ago - Dino takes flight. Drew plays a game with a dinosaur…with jump boots. Our Fondling video seri... | PC
20°

LEGO Jurassic World, LEGO Marvel's Avengers announced

9m ago - Warner Bros. Interactive has announced not one, but two brand new LEGO games. | PC
40°

Techland Is Working On A Performance Patch For Dying Light, Recommends Using View Distance At 50%

10m ago - Techland announced today that it is currently working on a performance patch for the PC version o... | PC
30°

Uncharted 4 dev Naughty Dog is hiring single and multiplayer game designers; finishing development?

11m ago - According to 2 new job listings posted on Linkedin, Uncharted 4 developer Naughty Dog is looking... | PS4
Ad

Do You Suffer From Open World Fatigue?

Now - The open-world format has become prevalent, is it too much? | Promoted post
30°

Dying Light Review - Mouse n Joypad

14m ago - Gale writes -"I don’t think I’ll ever forget the disappointment I felt upon playing Dead Island f... | PC