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Submitted by Lifeequals42 1170d ago | interview

A soldier’s perspective on Call of Duty and its ilk (interview)

GamesBeat talks to a combat vet about Black Ops II and first-person shooters. (Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360)

Lifeequals42  +   1170d ago
Thanks, Dave Mull!
Welshy  +   1170d ago
My favourite part of the in-article video was footage of an "Infinity Ward Beta Testing Center".

Now that's just wishful thinking!
wita  +   1170d ago
Really interesting stuff.
-Mika-  +   1170d ago
Ya but I felt that this was one big advertisement for Killzone. Not that it a bad thing but it like use some other examples. There are other games out there like Medal of honor that is more realistic.
rpd123  +   1170d ago
But he said several times that Medal of Honor had more inaccuracies than Killzone.
LouisGarcia  +   1170d ago
Yeah, I wrote a piece like this after my friend was shot in Afghanistan, and Medal of Honor was something we talked a lot about. He had some really great insights about shooters and other genres representing war, and how it helped his PTSD.
Lifeequals42  +   1170d ago
Yeah, the MoH reboot took great pains to honor the troops, and at least in a narrative sense, seemed a lot more realistic than CoD. Then again, MoH was based on Operation Anaconda of the Afghanistan war while CoD takes its cue from Hollywood action flicks.
belac09  +   1170d ago
great unterview, i really like when we can get a real soldier's P.O.V on military games.
deantak  +   1170d ago
Good interview.

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