The single-player campaign is over in a flash, but the high quality of that campaign and its terrific multiplayer options make Call of Duty 4 a fantastic package.
Another low and stupid score form GameSpot. COD4 deserves 9.5/10 at the very least. Halo 3 had a short singleplayer but a superb multiplayer and GameSpot gave them 9.5/10. Now COD4 also has a short singleplayer but a superb multiplaye plus some of the best graphics on any console/PC (Won graphics award at E3) and yet they give it 9.0/10?
it's Gamespot did you expect ne better it was there job to help hype Halo 3 out of this world..COD4..SP..is about 7hrs...it's not 5hrs as said..and I think a game like this doesn't need a long SP..actually..cuz online is why I bought it and im sure alot of others did also for this option...
it deserves a 9.7...and nothing lower
Gamespot..is gone to the bots..!!
It gamespot what do you expect?
i heart gamespot. or do i....::twilight zone song starts playing::
Seriously I am here to say Halo 3 was not as revolutionary as Halo 2 infact Halo 2 has better maps. I feel Halo 3 should of gotten a 9.0 and Call of duty 4 a 9.5 i wish they were on there old scale that went up by point 1 that was good.
This is the only good review I have seen for cod 4. I think reviewers have been giving games way to high scores. Call of duty deserves no more than 9 in my book the sp being 5 hours is inexcusable.
yeah that was Jeff Gerstmann...who reviewed Halo 3...which makes Halo 3 getting a 9.5 even more retarded...
w/e...halo 3 is great...but visually can't hold a candle to this...the multiplayer in CoD 4 is actually way more fun than I thought it would be, and I thought it would be pretty fun...if that makes any sense...
only issues for me though...apparently you can't customize your character's outfit?...like clothes/armor and stuff?...it just automatically does it based on rank?...thats a little weak if you ask me...unless it is something that gets unlocked later (only played 5 matches so far, just a level 6 Corporal or something)...
and also...why noself character shadowing?...the lighting is amazing, but its very noticable for me to be under a bright light in a hall way, and have no shadow from my character...the shadows from enemies and teammates are absolutely gorgeous...but not seeing your own sort of hurts the overall realism at times...
great game though...the campaign is among the most intense FPS games I have ever played...and plenty challenging on even medium...will definitely be getting 50+ hours hours out of the online aspect easily...
isnt the PS3 version confirmed to play in 1080p, cause they said this in the second page:
"Despite claiming 1080p support on the back of the box, COD 4 appears to run in 720p on the PlayStation 3. Either way, you'd be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its Xbox 360 counterpart. And all versions control just fine, making the decision over which version to buy totally dependent on which controller you like the most."
It IS confirmed but this is GameSpot and they don't care. They didn't even tried to fully check it. Seriously, what kind of reviewer says "COD 4 appears to run in 720p on the PlayStation 3". Appears!?? For C's sake, you are the REVIEWER and you have to make sure wether it supports or not. But no, this is the laze GameSpot and they don't care to check PS3 COD4 on another TV.
damn you MK_Red I was about to say that!!!
I mean being a SUPER serious site shouldn't they like CHECK that! I mean if a fan site was able to confirm the res it runs in should GS be able to do it too?
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"I mean if a fan site was able to confirm the res it runs in should GS be able to do it too? "
Superb point. I hadn't thought of it this way. Seriously, a fan site can find out but a serious review site doesn't bother? They really need to change management and fire all current staff.
Seriously, why doesn't gamespot check facts before they write a review? If they aren't sure about it, don't write it or check it out. Jeez, this has just further shown me the unprofessionalism of Gamespot reviews.
Its because they are morons.
is that only the PS3 version of the game was reveiwed, i just checked the 360 section but it hasn't been released yet. now i'm begining to wonder are they gonna give the 360 fanbase something to war about and Dare be baised AGAIN and give the 360 version a 9.5/10 versus the PS3 version because then you'd know that they are out to get and hate sony. as it's been confirmed that every review has said it's identical on all platforms.
They didn't have the guts for another fanboyish stunt. Here is the 360 review:
Also, WTF! They didn't give it the "Outstanding Visual Design" medal/award, something that they gave to Jericho. COD'4 art design was praise during E3 by many including GT and many people are calling it's animation and art among the best of 2007 and yet GameSpot does not want to give that the artistic award.
There is not a splitscreen online multiplayer. This is a huge let down for me. I enjoy playing online just me on the machine, but I enjoy having some buddies over to play multi player online more. This is the same on the PS3 and Xbox 360. That is the main reason I got rid of call of duty 2. They do have 4 player split screen off-line, but that is it.
When the beta came out the question was posed as to if splitscreen was going to be in the final version. They told us it would and now it isn't.
I will still get the game, but will end up playing Halo 3 or Warhawk more because of the lack in split screen.
DVD9 and HD dont mix hence forth for the new storage medium....or just have your games upscaled like halo
Gamespot reviews quality is getting really bad. Do they even have a 1080p TV?
THEY ARE BECOMING QUITE THE JOKE IN THE INDUSTRY,NO WONDER SOME OF THEIR BEST REVIEWERS AND STAFF MEMBERS HAVE LEFT
i believe this game is a 9.6. 9.0 is a bad score for this masterpiece. they did the same to bioshock.
Thank God, finally someone agrees with me that GameSpot also gave a low score to BioShock.
Totally agreed and bubbles for you. COD4 and BioShock are both 9.5-10 games.
if a game is 720p but u want to play it in 1080p but the game wasnt built up with 1080p in mind,what do u do?
after the R&C review just flew out the window for good for not knowing the PS3 is 1080p "confirmed". You would think they would be embarrassed and hopefully retract this at a later date.
COD4 on both consoles is visually stunning. Personally I think it's the best graphics out today.
Halo 3 takes a full sh!t on COD 4 and you guys know it. Halo 3 beats that game & every other shooter hands down or it will sell 3 iterations at a record pace just like Halo did.
And where is the friggin CO-OP? Will someone answer that!
Somebody lynch this guy!
"it will sell 3 iterations at a record pace just like Halo did."
So a good game is measured by sales which makes Wii Play one of the best games available because it sells? And Psychonauts is a bad game because it failed commercially?
lol..are you kidding me Psychonauts is one of the worst games ever made..Wii Play is pure quality..I mean it's so amazing that it's terrible yet it sells buttloads but a game like Psychonauts which has some of the best level designs , unique character and story sell like crap....lol.
Not to mention Gamespot gave such a high score to another terrible game Shadow of the Collossus..which I thought was one of the best games last gen..!!
Psychonauts is one of my fav games of all time...
I said Psychonaut is bad if quality is in sales.
Of course Psychonauts is a great game. One of the best games ever created and my favorite game in years. TeeVee FTW!
Mk_Red I understand what you meant..i was trying to be sarcastic I guess It didn't come off that way..Psychonauts is one the best games overall...sux that great games don't end up selling like a crappy mini game ala Wii Play...
This game is perfection.
Of course it's not a 10. They wouldn't give it a 10! The PS3 has the best version!
"Despite claiming 1080p support on the back of the box, COD 4 appears to run in 720p on the PlayStation 3"
GAMESPOT CONTINUES TO DISAPPOINT WITH THEIR HORRIBLE REVIEWS AND FALSE FACTS.
Ok very simple to play call of duty in 1080p. In the menu go to -
2. Display Settings
3. Video output Settings
5. Select a Setting Method
7. (Important) deselect 720p,1080i
8. 480p and 1080p should only be selected
9. Insert Call Of Duty 4
10. Play Game in 1080p
Big LOL. Good one.
Bubbles for you.
But your instruction is not complete:
1.First they should go out and buy a new 1080p supporting HDTV
2.They must plug it in.
3.They must turn it on.
4.From now on, they should follow the step byt step guide.
Sorry forgot that one.
Seriously, does anyone like Gamespot, other than fanboys? I think even theMart can agree here...
The native res is 720p with upscaling to 1080p
It's awfully slippery around here from all the crying going on. Just one look around here with all the whining over it needing to be .5 higher, and supposedly 1080p (even though nobody here knows for sure) shows that maybe some of you need more important things to worry about in life.
CoD4 looks amazing and the arcade mode sounds great, but 5hrs for a single player campaign (the most important part for me) is a bit ridiculous to me. I'll definitely be buying Mass Effect instead, and just wait for CoD4 to hit the $30 mark next year.
we that follow sales closely know that Wii Sports is a pack-in with the Wii, ok! Also, Wii play is a pack-in with a controller that most people need, ok! So stop with your shenanigans.
A product can sell 1 time hot, maybe 2 times, but never 3 times, Halo is great and its going to take more than the same COD game to outsell or outperform a great HALO game.
visually its definitely a masterpiece but imo Halo3 is still overall better, when you consider how much it offers and how well it does them so many things, one thing that really bugs me about COD4 is not having Co-op, IW could have at least offered 2 player co-op I mean seriously thats a big dissapointment for a next gen fps because co-op adds a whole lot to the fun factor by teaming up with a few friends, oh well other than that this game is awesome, still I'm so sick of sonykids making accusations about so many sites (mostly Gamestop and 1up) being biased, yet you throw out ridiculous theories based on your own emotional opinion and therefore since you disagree with their preference that makes them bias. Gamespot gave one of 360's best exclusives (Bioshock) a 9 even when many others sites gave it a 10, so again when sonykids keep screaming about bias, I look at their record and overall I see NO evidence of a consistent pattern that demonstrates they are bias against sony, (if I'm wrong then make your case with facts) but of course when sonykids believe something that automatically makes it true, even though they offer no creditable proof.= COD4 is a great game on both consoles, go buy it, and stop crying about a score.= the sad part is people like MK Red just have a stupid little vendetta with Gamespot because they probably rated HIS favorite game low years ago and he vowed to never forgive them, aawwww lmfao, bro get over it!=
cause they played it on easy. It is obvious that if anyone play it on hard it will be like 10 hours. Heck My friend beat Halo 3 on normal in 4 hours!!!! Why is it so controversial about the length Call of Duty 4's single player? Bottom line play it on hard and the game will be longer. Gamespot is the equivalent of Simon on America Idol nuff said!!!!
Thank you that's what i've been saying all along...and the game is not 5hrs on Normal..ppl forget that reviewers rush play games so that they can also review it.....it's a 7hr game on normal...enuff said...we don't need 12hrs SP campaign in games likes these ..ne ways...as long as Online is great which it is..thats enuff replayabilty for me right there..!!
gameSPIT are a joke!!! I wonder, how much they would have gave COD4 if it was a PS3 exclusive??? 8.0-8.5 at most! please guys don't bring their reviews on that site again.
ps3 upscale's through a firmware (software)
360 upscale's through a hardware scaler chip.
dose ps3's software scaler clean up the entire image or is it just stretching it?
Just to support the ps3 community.
The game in 1080i does not seem like 1080i at all. It does not have a crisp feel found on typical high res pc games.
It actually does look 720pish. I was a little disspointed, but after playing 1 hour of the game I did not mind. But in the end I was still expecting something CRISP, but one thing for sure the game runs smoooooth like buttah.
Why? If your rig could handle it, CoD 4 is cheaper on the PC.
something I doubt my x1950xtx's (crossfired) can handel.
I was proven wrong it really did not feel like true 1080i resolution It felt upconverted.
It doesn't upscale ps3 games jesus christ only ps1 and ps2 games
jesus christ: only ps1 and ps2 games.
thank you (jesus christ)
review sites. At least they don't "rubber stamp" high scores on games as much as the other sites. It would be silly for COD4 to receive a 9.5 or 10. They would be no developer incentive to improve the game, which it needs. Short single player, lack of gameplay innovation, etc.
IGN, Gamespot, and 1up, made no mention of graphical superiority between the PS3 or 360 versions. Until they do, I am going to assume they are both the same.
more of the same from part 1 and 2. Call of Duty 4 deserves a 9.5 way more than Halo 3, cause Call of Duty 4 has evolved into something better than its World War 2 past games. Halo 3 on the other hand is still a great game, but it didn't change much from Halo 1 and 2. I am not trying to bash Halo 3, but it is the truth!!! Your basically playing a pimped out Halo 2 with add ons. A little game called Battlefield Bad Company in the future will take FPS to the next level, hopefully that game will get a 9.5 or higher from gamespot(the Simon of gaming websites).
Its the best version and it looks alot better.
i hate gamespot
I agree Halo simply has more to offer in over all gameplay its actually a fusion of vehicle based combat and a FPS then you have to think about the Co-op and all the other BS halo 3 has.
The games runs at 1080p on my Sony Bravia. Why are Gamespot so biased? Because the 360 version deosnt run at this resolution doesnt mean you can spread lies about the ps3 version. Its officially confirmed that it runs at 1920*1080p on ps3 and just proves what a sorry site Gamespot are. Like Demolition mentioned above 'please dont bring there reviews to this site anymore' Giving R&C a 7.5 says it all really and I wouldnt bother about there Uncharted review.
wether the ps3 version runs at 1080p native or not. I think it doesn't, like the 360 it is upscaled to 1080p. Can you show me the liknk where is proves it runs 1080p native?
The PS3 does not upscale for the 10,000 time. Call of Duty 4 also does run in 1080p. What ever the native resolution is the PS3 does not upscale the game to run in 1080p.
What you have to do is go to your display settings and remove 720p and 1080i. Then the game should run in 1080p. However it's prob not native 1080p, but then again neither is 360's version, it's upscaled.
Sorry for double post
I bet the only reason it got a 9 instead of a 10 (which is what it deserves) is because gamespot probably thought it was too much fun. LOL!
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