Hardcore Gamer: This moment of redemption and revitalization appears less like a blessing and more like an open confession of how nervous the series is toward its much more promising rivals.
Very well said. This game is just trying to grab onto the futuristic elements that Destiny and Titanfall are trying to cultivate, while at the same time cribbing from practically every Sci-Fi property of the last twenty years.
Well, CoD is a fairly tacky franchise. :P To me it's like popcorn entertainment. Something you rent, have fun for a day and don't really come back to.
COD is taking cues from real-world technology that is being developed right now for the future. This is where technology is headed. Which is exactly where Destiny, Titanfall, Elysium, Crysis, etc get all their ideas. All comes from the same place. If COD is ripping anything off, then so is everything else.
The game has been in development for nearly 2 and half years which is before Destiny & Titanfall had gameplay out.
How about building upon Starhawk... Really though I see nothing wrong with borrowing ideas, happens all the time. Besides, I doubt "all the sudden" they're copying Destiny & Titanfall. Looking forward to Destiny... Hoping this round of COD is really good and not lackluster.
I'm pretty sure this game was in development before Destiny and Titan fall showed their hands. Based on COD history, the 'advanced warfare' moniker is a natural progression. They've gone from WW2, to modern combat, and have over stayed their welcome in both time periods. It's only natural that they go near-future.
Titanfall and Destiny aren't the first games to do futuristic setting you know.
Ugh.. When does the next Rainbow Six game come out? I want a decent competitive FPS to play.
Man i was so disappointing to find out its a futuristic shooter ugh
Yeah right? I mean we all know how Modern FPS games have been saturating the market and we're so not bored of that. It's nice to deviate. Not like future fps games are anything new but it's a fresh air for this series.
How is it new for the series? Black Ops 2 did a futuristic thing... And I would rather have them go back and do a baddass WWII one again or something.
some people are actually hyped for this game because of an actor "ACTOR!" since when does one actor make a game good? and wasn't black ops 2 already doing the futuristic thing? I'll wait till the game comes out to hold judgement but I won't fall fir the hype or anything else.
I gotta admit. I was surprised and glad to see this... we wanted change and now we got it. But... I have to admit I am not really hyped and probably won't buy because I don't think a futuristic setting and Mercenaries in Exoskeleton suits necessarily mean an end to quickscoping, terrible spawns and stupid maps.
Got to get them clicks. Huh, hardcoregamer?
Did you read the article? It was actually very well written and expresses a sentiment shared by many gamers. Activision has killed off two of there most successful franchises and it's obvious there going for the hat trick with COD. Franchise fatigue is a real thing and eventually hype and marketing wont be enough to save COD.
Sure let it be a futuristic game... Then, add in a time machine....have the future soldier go back, without his futuristic weapons and mech suites, to key battles of WW1 WW2 Vietnam ect... Has that been done yet?
"After years of having the games take place in the same general time period with the same weapons" Someone didn't do his research? Black Ops 2 wasn't set in the same time period with the same weapons.
Yeah Advanced Warfare is set nearly 30 years after Black Ops 2. Things will be very different.
I don't get it...to me, every COD game has felt more or less the same. Mostly, every year just brings more polish and better mechanics (for the most part). I'm not railing against it...in fact, for me, I know what to expect from COD and if that's the mood I'm in, I will pop it in and play it. To me it's been a popcorn franchise for years, and I feel like it's the only one that has the feel that it does. Every other FPS, though some being similar, don't have the same feel. When I play COD I know what that means and I know what I get. Do people really want that feeling to change? The sales numbers of every yearly launch tell me that it's not as big of a deal as people seem to be making it. I don't know, maybe I don't expect more than a popcorn FPS, so I'm not overly dissapointed when that's exactly what I get :). I wouldn't mind them making a hell of a good WWI or WWII version, but I'll take the future too I guess...
i feel more sameness in battlefield than call of duty kid but thanks for clarifying, "to me" now the whole internet needs to adopt your wording cause your internet bs fairytail of call of duty sameness is just one big shared opinion that is relentlessly spread everywhere even a forum that you dont belong in
Perhaps I over-simplified the issue, but please explain to me how I do not belong in this forum? Was there some sign upon entrance, which I must have missed, that said only people who feel a certain way about COD can comment? And I don't really know what everyone else is saying about COD cause I don't really care, but if my opinion is "relentlessly spread everywhere", there is usually something to be said about that.
all i know is you could definately just go and make a youtube video or forum or blog about how you feel about call of duty being not good or samey not here and as i said this whole post was a call of duty troll magnet
So wait, you guys, who have no interest in CoD, bitch cry and moan annually for some change and then the series shows potential signs of change and you bash it some more because it didn't do any of it first? WHAT THE PHUCK.Reactionary We aren't even sure if the MP is getting any of the new stuff.BO2 had horseback riding, gliders, cloaking, sticky gloves and not a single one made it into the mp. Did this article really use Titanfall as an example against CoD? Titanfall tanked, it's like every other shoter with it's own niche fanbase.I doubt Activision was sweating their asses over it. If the change was reactionary to anything at all it would be the decline in sales.
Moan moan moan. Everyone went on about them making the same game year on year, they change it & people still moan.
Every time a new COD is announced we get a bunch of people talking about how the game sucks or the franchise is in trouble, or how can activison save COD. Then every year COD is the top selling game, or at the very least top 5. Also usually ranks in the top of amount of time players spend playing online. So until that changes the game will pretty much stay the same with few changes.
Yeah, that's pretty much the situation. The game will sell, and quite honestly, I think the franchise will continue for a while now. But a lot of new franchises are appearing and next-gen consoles are giving a lot of people new mindsets on what to expect in a shooter. While it's too early to say for sure, I honestly don't expect Call of Duty to be the dominant shooter franchise in this new generation of consoles.
these guys are hilarious they try to sell an old FPS (or old FPS ideas) passing it for new turn in the series with the same old crap engine (a bit updated for nest gen) ..all these ideas in the have been depicted before ..it will be just anohter COD with different paint ...Activision go close yourself
This will be entertaining for a little while, not alot of depth, not alot of skill and not alot of innovation, graphically and gameplay wise. It is tacky but for me tacky can be fun on occasion.....if i skip every second COD release then im ok.
Pointless article. Most sci-fi games borrow from other sources and precedents and until we actually play the game we won't know how successful Sledgehammer have been in revitalizing the Call of Duty brand. Give it a chance before you try and bring it down. I did not like 'Ghosts' and 'Black Ops 2' but I did enjoy all three Modern Warfares and the first Black Ops so I will look forward to 'Advanced Warfare' as most reasonable gamers should. My only bugbear with Call of Duty has been that each year the game seems to be easier and I just wish the devs would make the game as hard as the original two Call of Duty games for the PC if not harder, and make the Single Player campaign longer and worthwhile. The campaign in 'Ghosts' was lamentable and did not even last into the second day of playing.
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