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Submitted by PaPa-Slam 1168d ago | article

Wait A Minute. Two Smart Critics Really Like The Wii U’s Allegedly Inferior Black Ops II.

Kotaku: Once could be an aberration. Twice? We're approaching a trend, people.

Two sharp critics have both spent some time this week saying that Call of Duty: Black Ops II is good. Better than that, one of these chaps suggests that Black Ops II might be, PC notwithstanding, best on Wii U. (Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360)

2pacalypsenow   1168d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(2)
sandman224  +   1168d ago
@papa-slam I agree with you on the frame rate issue with the wii u, but I disagree with you on the graphics. It looks as good as the 360 if not better. I own both versions and I like playing on the U. Also the hit detection is a heck of a lot better. That could be due to having less people online.
momthemeatloaf  +   1168d ago
This whole Black ops 2 wiiu thing is so blown out of proportion. I've just played the campaign and it suffers similar framerate issues PS3 does in those big scenes, and even Xbox suffers framerate issues at times as well, these consoles are just not built to handle all of those explosions and enemies at once, and good thing most games are not built that way. The online portion looks and runs perfectly.
lilbroRx  +   1167d ago
Its not a problem with the console. The game is only coded for "one" console and that is the 360. The other versions are just ports of the 360 version, so any problem that manifests in the 360 version will manifest in the others likely with more severity.

The best you would get out of the other two is their running exactly like the 360 version. The Wii U version does have higher resolution textures though.

Either way, this is a software issue brought about by lazy, unoptimized coding on the devs part, not the hardware.
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Thepcz  +   1168d ago
lol this kotaku site is having a field day with the wiiu criticism.
boring now
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morganfell  +   1168d ago
"...smart ctitics..." I stopped reading eight there.
Spookshow  +   1168d ago
Fewer online jerks sounds like a good thing to me! :)
WiiUsauce  +   1168d ago
yeah, the Wii U online community is pretty damn positive. I love going somewhere where I see absolutely no hate, ever.
animegamingnerd  +   1168d ago
i haven't any version of black ops 2 so can someone tell me that has played the wii u version is it true that the wii u port has a lot of problems?
Wolfbiker  +   1168d ago
No it is not true. The Game is fine.
wishingW3L  +   1168d ago
Kotaku trying to troll a troll critic like Jim Sterling. This is priceless!
yewles1  +   1168d ago
...my brain is fried, is this article sarcasm? It just seems a bit all over the place...
ElectricKaibutsu  +   1168d ago
It seems legit.
JokerFock  +   1168d ago
kotaku is full of dog s*** hahahahhahaha
chukamachine  +   1168d ago
Wii u is a stronger wii.

It does not have the power for anything else.
Pillsbury1  +   1168d ago
I fervently disagree.
MysticStrummer  +   1168d ago
The Wii U is quite a bit stronger than the Wii and has a very different controller, so I'm not sure what you're talking about. It has great potential. I won't be buying one, but your comment is way too dismissive. PS4 and NextBox will both be stronger than the Wii U though.
WiiUsauce  +   1168d ago
so Randy Pitchford saying the console is next gen means nothing? what about countless devs praising the Wii U, being on record saying that it is more powerful than current consoles? your fanboyism has clouded your vision and you only see what you want to. Why does it anger you that the Wii U is a more powerful machine than the 360 and PS3? I own both a PS3 and a 360, and I love those consoles, but I also own a Wii U and have no problem accepting that it is a more capable platform.
there will be more powerful consoles than Wii U in the future, but for now the Wii U is the most powerful home console. get real and deal with it.
stragomccloud  +   1168d ago
You're hilarious! Is that cute what you just said there.
rpd123  +   1168d ago
So is this guy defending those reviews or sarcastically making fun of them?
neogeo  +   1168d ago
I think I have the answer. WiiU is brighter then PS3 on ALL games, regardless of frame rate or whatever, I own both systems and 2 nice TV's A Samsung and a Sony. My WiiU looks much brighter on all games. I'm not just talking about a TV adjustment, It just pops out more at you.
CouldHaveYelledUiiW  +   1168d ago
Sometimes darkness is used like "distance-fog"- it obscures details so that they don't have to be rendered fully. This lessens the load on the system architecture.
taquito  +   1168d ago
the wii u version DESTROYS the ps3/360 version visually

sadly for the wii u it still looks last gen compared to the pc version in 1600p with 16x aa at 60 frames
Zhipp  +   1168d ago
Who the hell has a PC that can run BLOPS smoothly at 1600p with all that AA?
MysticStrummer  +   1168d ago
"the wii u version DESTROYS the ps3/360 version visually"

I don't know if you care, and judging by some of your past comments I'm guessing you don't, but no one can take you seriously if you spout BS like this. Destroys? No.
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A LIVING LEGEND  +   1168d ago
googled ' smart critics'....
no results
' constructive criticism ' had only 3 hits.....shame that.
Benjaminkno  +   1168d ago
The gamepad functionality renders this version of the game superior. As more Wii U's are sold, the more online players there will be. Discussion over.
beXify  +   1168d ago
FACT : Some WiiU players suck online ( like me ) because the wiimote controls are fucked...like really.
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   1168d ago
Black Ops 2 On Wii U Is Sub-HD And Has Worst Frame-Rate
http://www.eurogamer.net/ar...
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millzy102  +   1167d ago
blacks ops 2 on xbox and playstaion sub hd and suffers frame rate as well or have you forgotten this. as Wii u version is a port it wouldn't be much better. wait until aliens then we'll talk.

also zombiu is the best zombie game since resident evil 3, traded resi 6 to get it as resident evil sucks now.

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