Pinoytutorial: Here's an analysis showing why the deliberate bombing of Metacritic's user score against Modern Warfare 3 is an act of desperation from those players who hates the game. If you have comments, show it in the discussion below.
The title amuses me.
lol! Me too. People love to hate CoD. Why wont people just ignore the game if it bothers them so much?
Because they are crazy and have nothing better to do.
It's futile, just as ignorance, racism and stupidity is impossible to fight. This attempt illustrates two of those pretty well.
When you have a large user fanbase you get a lot of enemies too..
no matter what. It happened with halo 3 and gears and uncharted and lots of other high profile games. It's to easy and not as fun to just let things slide. Like the release of a game that someone has no intention of playing. They just want to express their distaste for it. It could be a defense mechanism. Those who feel threatened by something they dont care for will find a way to turn it around to profess their interest in the opposition. Next gen political mud slinging. Yet these two games (BF3 and MW3) arent running for office so why bother?
@ Darth From what I recall, this whole "rating down games on metacritic" fad begin when Little Big Planet suddenly started to get HUGE groups of ratings with just "...." comments with 0 negative marks in the user review section. After that happen and after Metacritic made a statement about the troll ratings, Killzone 2 suddenly started to get rated down when there weren't even any official reviews out yet. After that, all heck broke loose and Gears of War 2 and Halo 3 got caught in the madness and it's still happening today now with even multiplatform games. Pretty petty and unnecessary imo. I'll get the links to show everyone. http://www.psu.com/forums/t... http://n4g.com/news/253943/... http://n4g.com/news/221071/...
yup I remember when they made a statement how they werent going to accept user reviews until the game released or something like that. Before all of this, I think someone could make a user review even with the game not out. Still it just shows the integrity of this generation of gamer is more concerned with their view of a game than actually playing games.
I know lol if u actually read the user comments half of them didnt even buy the game and are just rating it based on videos etc -_-
@Darth Everyone's an f'in activist nowadays.
Actually, I have heard nothing but positive response for Uncharted. Never heard anything really negative, and even the "for hits" negative stories has been relatively positive. People were actually complaining about a 8/10 score for Christ sake....
MW3 360 1,228 low reviews BF3 360 just 68 low reviews MW3 PS3 296 low reviews BF3 PS3 just 38 low scores. These numbers show one thing. PS3/BF fanboys attack and troll anything 360. http://www.metacritic.com/g... http://www.metacritic.com/g...
It's amusing and sad at the same time.
I've almost got used to it. Every game on metacritic will have atleast one hundred 0's. Check it~
i really feel impotent when i see a crappy game like cod get all those sales and best game ever reviews.. and soo many fans. when it does nothing especial they have a formula that works great.. and they dont plan to make it any better.. it sells and thats it soo we just keep blindingly buying the same game that makes me feel impotent, soo what can i do? i bash the damn game ..
if you feel "impotent" over a games popularity then there are other issues.
So you are unable to achieve a sexual erection because of this? O_o Haha.
No...it's people with some common sense. If there were more lovers then haters then the score wouldn't be that low...the lovers wouldn't allow such a thing. It just goes to show most people...and I said MOST, who play on COD aren't interest in games and things related to them. I mean you wouldn't see them fighting for it by writting a review for metacritic or even sign up to a gaming website such as this one. How many people do you know who love COD but don't give a crap about any other game or games in gernal. It's a social gimmick and only does so well game wise because it's the "in" thing....kind of like a craze that has been developed in school, if you don't buy into it...then your a loser. Before anyone says "So people who like COD aren't gamers"....notice how I said "MOST", people. The ones who have actually created a acount on here it dosen't apply to you.
"No...it's people with some common sense. If there were more lovers then haters then the score wouldn't be that low...the lovers wouldn't allow such a thing. " You made a good point but it happens for any game with competitions. Sadly people are very sad. It is also worth noting that the people on metacritic could be MW3's competitions lovers. Too be honest i am not suprised with the lack of positive because what are COD gamers doing now? They are probably playing it. Honestly what is happening on metacritic is the sadiest thing ever. Really people have no lives. If you read some of them it sounds like they haven't played it. There is no quality control like on this website
"Quality control", on this site? Dear Lord I hope that's sarcasm I smell.
hahah yes because a game that isnt broken deserves a bunch of 1s from people who havent played it at all. also thats pretty far reaching with the "if there were more lovers then haters" line hahahahaha. That makes no sense at all. Pretty sure the last few COD games sold around 20 million each. Thats like 19.99999 million more people who enjoy COD then hate it enough to make an account at metacritic just to give a game they havent played a 1. Maybe people who enjoy cod are busy enjoying a game instead of reacting to what a bunch of butthurt people on some site they never heard of(metacritic)are doing. You do know that the majority of people who play EVERY SINGLE VIDEOGAME EVER MADE dont know that metacritic exists. Raging fanboys sure do know about it for various reasons tho. Fact is, a BUNCH of people who dont even play COD are butthurt simply because millions are enjoying something they don't. ohh and let me guess haters. You are butthurt because some dudebro gave you a hard time about not playing COD.. HAHAHHAHAHA. Give me a break, if yuo are that sensitive then COD should be the least of your worries.
Common sense????? I don't like CoDMW3 because of lazy developing, reusing everything from previous games,not making anything really new, just copy & paste but.....that does not mean that I should go on Metacritic and write some bullshit review just to bring the score of the game down, though in my opinion this game right now does not deserve an 8 out of 10 because they just did copy & paste and you got CoD4.4.
Then why does it not deserve the same score? the only difference between sequels are graphics and single player with added modes in the multiplayer.. So Far CoD has 2/3 as they obv dont think the graphics are worth upgrading if its going to affect the fast pased gameplay of CoD... Although they have reused buildings they have atleast retextured them which imho is alot harder than modelling a building as basic as some of them are. And if ur going to mark down the game alot because of graphics then maybe u shud stop playing games and go look outside.. graphics are alot better there
@ Hartnet You confuse me with a graphics whore. To me graphics aren't the number one thing in games. It comes after gameplay. I still play PS1 games and enjoy them a lot....even Genesis games. The problem is that what they did is next to nothing. There is no improvement that's worth a brand new release in my eyes. That is an add-on. If I was to show MW2 and MW3 to someone who never seen these games, they would clearly say that it's the same game and not two different ones. Obviously, you must keep a games spirit alive and keep the basic things intact that makes the game great and what it is but you MUST build on that and they did not do that at all. And if it's the same as CoD4 why doesn't it deserve the same score??? because we are 5 years later and standards have been risen. That is why. What was worth a 9 than, is more like a 7-8 now. But that is normal in the video game world.
Well, I guess there are more than 9.3 million people that hate CoD. And obviously, they do care about games and things related to them since they own a game system. Sounds like someone is butthurt that their favorite game didn't sell as well, or they like to seems like a gaming elitist online in an attempt to increase their own self esteem online. Or, you are just trolling.
I honestly dont think theres anymore than 9million people that hate CoD...
***Before anyone says "So people who like COD aren't gamers"....notice how I said "MOST", people. The ones who have actually created a acount on here it dosen't apply to you.*** So now "MOST" people that play or like CoD aren't gamers anymore? We started with casual gamers aren't really gamers. They are bad for the industry, then next it is the CoD gamers. They are also bad for the industry. What's next on the "hate" list? Sounds to me the problem is with the haters, and everyone else is just happy they bought something they enjoyed. It's like, if "I" don't enjoy it, nobody else can attitude that is ruining gaming if anything. Yep, it's the haters....
"If there were more lovers then haters then the score wouldn't be that low...the lovers wouldn't allow such a thing." Not true, the COD crowd is just more mature. You want proof, just look at every COD article on N4G. You see rampant trolling from people who supposedly hate the game so much they spend all their free time trolling it. Then look at all the BF3 articles, you see barely any trolling. Fact is, MW3 players have better things to do. I'd rather play a game with a bunch of kids who act their age, that a bunch of adults that act like kids.
* I'd rather play a game with a bunch of kids who act their age.* Hahahah oh god please stop im dying from laughter xDD. http://youtu.be/PazyKRbAKbo http://youtu.be/FvjWEF2beso That enough for you or should i go on??
Ironically, the kids are acting adult and the adults are acting like kids! AH!!!
I havent heard a single good thing about this game from people who actually play and love all the COD games. So if its getting low user scores im not suprized
+1 Same here
I'm pretty sure you both know the real reason why the user scores are so low. Go to metacritic now and look at a handful of the low reviews. You should immediately notice that these are new members who have just one review...a negative MW3 one. A few also have a perfect 10 for, yep you guessed it BF3, surprise surprise. Man, these people are lame.
Well, here is your first one then... I liked this game a lot. MW3 is far better than Black Ops so far. MW3 managed to make you feel like this is a large scale war as you go down NY seeing the massive destruction to the city. It's pretty intense so far, and I'm only 25% into the campaign. If the rest of the game is like this, I would be pretty happy. By the way, I don't actually like all the CoD's, just the one by IW i.e. MW series.
i think everyone is talking about the online part... nothing to say about the campaign, that's always been decent..what's bother me the most is that the multiplayer is the same of the last 4 years..
why do people go to metacritic? all of the reviews are right here on n4g.
"Last Desperate Attempt From Haters?" Attempt of what? Fanboys wont buy it because of this?
It's not a last desperate attempt because it's been going on for a long time on Metacritic.
that quote it's on the description, that's why I used it.
Most people who play MW 3 don't care about reviews.
Trouble is, most of them need their mum or dad to buy it for them as well due to the age limit. You may not like it but it is the truth.
I find it funny, say anything bad about COD at all and you are a "hater." I loved MW2 and Black Ops, but MW3 needs some improvements. Too bad that will never happen because anyone that agrees is a "hater" and gets shunned by the COD drones.
Wrong, they are being called haters because they more than likely didn't play the game and gave the same generic review that BF fanboys have been putting on all the videos of CoD. After all, CoD anf BF fanboys have been arguing ever since MW3 was announced, just one side went for a more childish route. Read what the user reviews say and you will understand that it was just a bunch of people writing random stuff and giving low scores because the game they like more isn't out selling CoD.
I haven't see one piece of constructive criticism from all the negative comments in all these articles and all those metacritic reviews. It is hard to give that when loads of folks haven't even played it, and those that have haven't even played it long enough to give a full review. It's pretty easy to tell who wants the game to improve and who just wants to kill it off. I would love it if CoD was ps3 exclusive to see this site completely turned on it's head, rejoicing in the almighty CoD...
It is simple(as previously stated here) most gamers do not like Call of Duty, especially those who have been playing since the earlier Call of Duties. Those non-gamers think Call of Duty is the greatest things ever and those are who buy the game. Most of my friends are not gamers. However every year they buy Madden, NHL, and the annual Call of Duty game. I even offer to lend them my other games on the ps3 but they say, "No they all suck and I never heard of them." And yet if I ever play CoD with them they all rage about getting knifed from 15 feet away or the lag, disconnections, etc. I just laugh. Personally I loved Call of Duty 4 and spent close most likely the most time I have ever spent online with a game on a console. I bought into MW2 and dealt with the same gameplay and features. Black Ops came around and I only got that to play with my friends, and shortly later sold it back. MW3? I'll pass I am tired of the CoD franchise. Call of Duty will continue to sell for the rest of this generation since many mainstream gamers have consoles and are sucked into the Call of Duty hype. Is it completely wrong? No, it sucks but it isn't that horrible. Once new consoles roll out then you will see new games rise to the top. Call of Duty may be right up there again, but at least they will need to create a new engine and add new features to keep up with the competition since current console shooters essentially are the same thing with several small differences.
exact same situation with me. I've been trying to convice all my 'non-gamer' friends to try BF3. They will NOT. My friends (whom all only buy 2-3games/yr) all say "well... I'm getting MW3/NHL/Madden First, then maybe I'll try blank_recommended_game later" They never end up trying anything else. Another quote that it VERY common is "COD is all I need" These are the same friends that allow their Live to run out around every January, and only renew once a new COD arrives. This year, I can't be bothered to buy/play something I don't want, merely because my friends dont know better. (which was what I used to do)
Maybe the score is not a reflection of the game itself but more of a reflection of the fact that Activision seem to be treating gamers like mugs.Huge profit, little investment. Well, that's what annoys me, recycling the same format is fine for COD and people except it, other franchises are not so lucky. Re-using the building models from MW is unacceptable so many years after release. I just get images of the devs and Activisions money grabbers all laughing together holding up bottles of champagne shouting "suckers". To except such laziness and down right taking the mick out of unaware purchasers will only damage the industry in the future, franchises like COD will overwhelm the industry not allowing innovation as money will become key. You buy it , we will shovel it. The gaming industry and gamers need to be wary of one franchises influence.
... or last chance to send Activison their thoughts before they go on a fat vacation. /s
The way I see it If all the children and tweens play cod The less I have to deal with them in other games.
None of this will matter in the end. These haters are just wasting their time, well, if they are not being paid by EA or DICE. It's them at the losing end anyway, having this bitterness inside them that they always carry while the MW3 is just a game, and very successful at that.
Great comment. Big smiles on the faces of EA and DICE execs as the drones spend hours down-voting MW3 on Metacritic.
Played COD since cod 2 and it really makes me sad how this series has end up. It started off so great and every year it gets worse and worse. However all off us gamers who are sick of how infinity ward and treyarch are treating the series are irrelevant as COD is now a part of pop culture, owned by everyone in my younger brothers year. Every year it gets more sales and changes less. :/ Would love to see a good COD game again.
It's sad that the people that are making those false COD user reviews are actual gamers. With things like that it gives us real gamers a bad name and it proves how far in the extreme idiot fanboys will go. If anyone out there says MW3 is the same as COD4 or MW2, then you are ignorant as can be. Read any legit reviews and see how far from the truth it actually is. The animations, guns, game modes are all improved. They took out everything that people complained about, they added new options to help create a better team based game and they went back to COD4 style game tactics. It really is a stellar game and all the user reviews bashing the game, obviously never bothered to even play the games.
cod is for losers who cant aim and need aim assist to kill. Its for losers who love to knife, run and hide like lil bitches. Its for losers who love the reused images, its for losers who liked Dragon age 2. Its for kids that love to call their moms a slut in front of the mic to impress their teammates, its for losers who cant afford a gaming pc to play bf3, its for losers who have no life, its for losers who love easy xp, its for losers who love no recoil, recycled maps and buildings, and its for xbox 360 losers.
I love to see how desperate these trolls are. Its just really funny xD
I have no intention of buying MW3 but I'd never rate a game I haven't played. Bombing the user score is pathetic - the user score should be more reliable than the tabloid journalist scores in a perfect world. It should be people who have played the game unbiased opinion free from any financial incentives but it over run by loser fanboys. Gamers need to stop hating each other and become a trusted community because we sure as hell can't trust the mainstream media.
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