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I can't believe all the 8s this game is getting... I really thought MAG would bomb. I guess I'm going to have to pick it up today and see it for myself... anyone else really enjoying it?
got my copy today and am enjoying it immensely. I definitely recommend this game to anyone tired of the same old FPS formula. The strategic and tactical aspects of this game are so thick you can cut them with a special forces knife.
MAG is awesome bro. If you enjoy a competitive FPS this is a must. Past the first two o three hours you will be kicking azzes and having a lot of fun, more so if you find a good squad.
Great game with a well thought out leveling system. guaranteed hours of fun.
MAG is fantastic. So addictive, and shocking scale with so many players and NO LAG. It's awesome. All PS3 owners who enjoy playing online shooters should check it out. I didn't even like the beta, but I took a chance on the full game, and it's so good.
yup, loving the game so far. first few hours the recoil can get u killed...but then u start unlocking grips and red dot sights..and the kills start rollin in..
I have been loving the past three days with MAG. There is so much depth to the game play its hard to sum it up. Now what I am still having a hard time believing, is how smooth the game runs. Almost seems like Zipper is tricking us.
So yes I'm having fun. But be warned, this is no COD game, you will die and you will die often and the maps are big, on domination they are immense. On COD and most other games it doesn't take very long before you've completely memorized the maps, that's going to be much harder here. I have a nearly photographic memory when it comes to this sort of thing and I'm still usually lost half the time.
+bubbles to everyone.
okay but not every halo player who wants teamwork goes to MLG. that's my argument. Friends play with other friends in Halo and work together just fine without MLG.
Now that's what I call a review. No excessive nit-picking or over analyzing. (I'm looking at you, GT,)
Loving the game. After the first few hours of the game it just gets better and better. Wasn't impressed with the beta but gave it a chance and the full game is great.
I got it on Friday, when you're in a good squad there really is nothing like MAG. Its awesome.
best FPS I have ever played. It's only getting better when you blow up Insane good teamates Really good game
I got a chance to play it yesterday at a friends house. It blew my mind, not going to lie. its the first fps where teamwork is promoted and rewarded. i love it, more fps games should be this way.
Watching that video made me really want to play MAG, but as I'm disastrously bad at online multiplayer games I'll have to give it a miss... Pity. Still, glad it's defying (some of the more extremist) expectations and is being well received.
This time will be different if you play it, since everyone in the Respective Faction needs to cooperate in order to win, no Rambos wannabe allowed [lol]
The weight of winning isn't firmly on your shoulders, as long as you have an idea what you are doing and can learn it'l grow on you. It isn't about being a one man army as there is many roles to play, everybody needs a good Medic/Driver/Door gunner/Repairment
@red I agre 100% with sikbeta, Dead Cell. You just need to stick with your team. Rambos are meant to find a quick death. Have fun.
Once you learn the maps. Its fun picking off people in the back of there heads while they try to rush the rest of my squad, for example.
lol @ rambo wannabes, anyone that tries to charge the battlefield will be made an example of by the snipers on the other team. Mind you my most satisfying moment was when I started playing with the skill point system, unlocked a grenade skill that now lets me lob them like 60 yard passes from Peyton Manning and I took out a sniper just as he headshotted me. VERY satisfying.
Try it as a medic or field support player. This isn't a twitch shooter, you don't have to be Rambo to play/help your team.
Me and my friends picked it up a bit worried bout the gameplay, and the first game we played was the training missions and I was completely blown away. The game is super responsive and very rewarding. This is a TRUE TEAM. If u like true FPS pick this game up, its different than what you played in the past.
Halo was lame because nobody EVER cared about teamwork, and same with MWF2... nobody cares! I personally really like temwork in an fps, and im happy MAG forces it upon you, it may help with the ethics of gamers who play other pfs games as well.
Nobody cares about teamwork in Halo???? LMAO! It's called MLG dude. The premiere gaming league. To succeed in Halo, teamwork is essential. I seen MAG and played it in action and their is no teamwork. Just a lot of running around. That's what happens when you get big maps. The reviews are in and this is an Average shooter at best.
[email protected]"Average sooter" You have NO clue what you are talking about. Play the game more than 15 min before posting.
To each his own, but from my little bit of experience with this game it may be the deepest online shooter out there.
cause every one that plays halo is part of MLG, right?
@ 5.5 If you WANT teamwork, you play MLG. You don't go looking for teamwork in social slayer..smh
Serious Question is MAG for ps2 and when does it come out i'm sort of glad Sony is still making games for ps2 keep it up.
Full game good enough. But game play is more important in this game.
and whens halo reach coming to the xbox, a mean you have to admit looking at those leaked scans, the original xbox could pull off halo reach xD
You just made me laugh out loud. That was CLASSIC. This game DOES look like POO, doesn't it? http://www.metacritic.com/g...
As opposed to: http://image.com.com/gamesp... http://xbox360media.ign.com... And @ mgr...A question contains a question mark. you know... One of these "?" and next week we teach you how to get potty trained :-) I'd say the same for truth...but hes a lost cause.
"and whens halo reach coming to the xbox, a mean you have to admit looking at those leaked scans, the original xbox could pull off halo reach xD" Then I guess you are saying that the original Xbox could have also pulled off Killzone 2. Halo Reach looks awesome. And what's up with the guy showing Gears of War screenshots? That game clearly looks a lot better than most shooters. You guys don't even make sense.
Hey Metalgear your lame dude, try and be a little more original.By the way if 360 attempted to run a 256 player game then it will look like a freaking Nes gameif it ran at all lol.
you've been in every mag article, are you piss because you can't play it, didn't you say only ps3 site gave it a good score, well here a 8
nothing special about this game, sorry, average shooter
I was under the assumption that 8.1 is above average. What everything below an 9 is average now. Kids these days.
A system setup to make not so easy to have some of the skill that MW2 gives you right off the bat to be cheap, more skills to choose from and you can reset your skill points when you hit the point mark to do it. Huge map an hard time to camp anywhere, makes this game more then average.
actually is below 8 http://www.metacritic.com/g... sorry to hurt your feelings mates but c'mon cheer up kids, bad company 2 is coming soon, a REAL fps
It's user score is 8.4.Isn't that what really counts,look at the user scores for Halo ODST. http://www.metacritic.com/g...
lol do you see everyone having a civilized conversation saying about how awessome this game is, does that make you mad? i hope it gets under your skin as much as it looks like it is. HA that is priceless, you dont belong here partner just look at yourself.
LMAO did you bring the "user score" crap?...oh wait do you think that LBP is a 6.4 game?? hahaha FAIL
sorry but i have the bbc2 beta and so far MAG is much better. BBC2 is just like the 1st one really and doesnt bring much "new to the table."
User reviews are about the last thing I look at this gen. There are way too many fanboys and people will rate a game down or up just because it is or isn't on their favorite console. Halo 3 ODST is one of my favorite recent games, but I would have never known that looking at the user reviews.
Ignored by 104 N4G members....ultimate fail. So 1 critic doesn't like a game but a 100 users do ,who do you believe?And for once try using your brain before answering.
-Critics at least have to try to be impartial. User reviews on the other hand are just a playground for fanboys to tear down a game on the opposing console or unrealistically overpraise a game on their console. They are worthless. Especially the ones on metacritic.-
Well you made me fall out of my chair laughing when you said BC2 lol, the beta was more lame then it should have been. BC2 beta was notthing more then the same boring map an all that was fun is to drive threw a building to kill people. Yeah if you what a really life war game MAG is it. Ratings mean notthing, you be shock to know what I rate MAG.
"hahaha FAIL" thats what everyone who see's your "posts" says everytime.
PMC Loyalty. For the past few games I've played I've encountered quite a few people who just love to trashtalk about the opposition. Not the players. Not the tactic. The actual PMC in itself. If you read the M.A.G forums and alot of M.A.G players on here you will notice alot have respect/throw insults based purely on who others are working for, This is good mainly because it's making people work harder. If you win this Domination match you might knock Valor/SVER/Raven off the top spot and take the contract for yourself, gain a few bragging rights and show just who is best. Zipper have really forced in a mentality between players here that was only previously seen within player formed clans. They've taken it mainstream.
dude i ahve to stop readin all of what you all are writing, its making me wnt to buy the game but i know i cant because i don't have time to play games right not plus i will be spending money i dont have. must, not, read!
He's making me want to buy it too. Dammit I want MAG.
the players love it.user score is more than one person at a magazine it worth.
bwahahahahhaha if anyone wants an idea of the impact MAG is having just take a look at the massacre above this post. ALLLLLL 360 fanboys who are foaming at the mouth. MAG ROCKS!!!
1. Dont talk about graphics. Dont even think about graphics. 360 lost that battle years ago, so just stfu. Oh, and forget that graphics arent everything like you troll on everything praising PS3 graphics? See, well MAG has 256 players on a single map. Lets see Xbox $50/year service do that with its P2P 2. POO? Really, did you just say poo? What are you, 3? 3. Thats a respectable score, nowhere near a "bomb" 4. You wont ever be able to play it, so you dont know how good it is
The 360 lost the battle years ago, only in the fevered and delusional minds of some PS3 fanboys.
360's last good looking game was gears 2, so you trolls better stop talking about graphics, killzone 2, uncharted 2 is miles better than anything 360 can handle. see the goty awards for 2008 and 2009 bots.
-GOTY awards don't say anything about graphics. The graphics awards on the other hand show that some reviewers thought Uncharted 2 looked better than any other game in 2009 (including Killzone 2), but none of them said anything about looking miles better than "anything the 360 can handle". That is the part that silly PS3 fanboys add in on their own to make themselves feel better. Mass Effect 2 already looks better to me than Uncharted 2 and I couldn't care less what any PS3 fanboys think on the matter.-
"Mass Effect 2 already looks better to me than Uncharted 2 and I couldn't care less what any PS3 fanboys think on the matter.-" I am glad no reviewers agree with you.
go valor! and please, buy a mic. it makes things alot better u feel me
-Game seems decent. Those that enjoy it, enjoy.-
Bu bu but Microsoft is part of MSNBC and they never have anything good to say about Sony....
You crack me up man lol. Thats one of the reasons i come to N4G cuz of the droids and bots fighting
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