Gamers are always sceptical over new releases and the hype that has built up behind them, either from other gamers or the games publishers. Although there are games that live up to, and even surpass, their hype, here are five games that didn't.
What rubbish... 5 games that didn't live up to the hype and you include MW3 in that. The only Call of Duty title to outsell all others in short space of time, the biggest Call of Duty title to date?
Yes, but it was advertised to be an intuitive new entry to the Call of Duty franchise, and a lot of people see it as a game past it's time. They feel the Modern Warfare series has now officially been "over-milked". And I also know that many people prefer previous iterations of the CoD series to MW3, as so little effort was evidently put into it compared to other titles. I mean it's not a bad game - don't get me wrong - but it didn't live up to the great, fresh new entry to the Call of Duty franchise everyone was made to believe. And it's huge sales numbers? CoD will always sell big, it's a huge franchise. Unfortunately Activision think that this will continue if they stop putting as much effort in. Sorry for my little rant there lol
I am keeping my fingers crossed there isn't a modern warfare 4 though. I really do like MW3 over all previous versions, but it has to be the last. They now need to invent a whole new war with whole new characters, but this year will see the 8th CoD on just one console!!! I definitely think it's time for a next gen, and can't wait for new hardware so visually it doesn't look a bit all same-old-same which isn't helping.
Sales don't mean anything when it comes to the quality of the product/game.
Well it does mean something, not everything indeed but certainly not anything.
I have both, and trust me, MW3 is boring in the sense that there really isn't much originality. Black Ops had a flavor, something that made it feel a bit different, a darker tone to the game that gave it some charm. MW3 has no flavor and no charm; I can barely remember the storyline.
I think it's safe to say, most people have had both, and MW3 was still better to me than Blackops. Not that that's saying much, because both of those games are nowhere near amazing. Blackops was better in some areas of the game, areas I wish would've been brought over to Mw3 But I believe Mw3 was better in the end.
Just because it did that, it does not mean it was a good game...
And Black ops 2 is going to be the same crap. COD 4 was the best out of the whole franchise.
Not sure about all the ones on that list.. I know a lot of people who felt let down by Homefront - Though I thought it had a cracking multiplayer!
It definitely had potential
I enjoyed homefront more than CoD... thats sayinf something.
were is BF3? the mp sucked! and the singel player was short!
First off it is " where ". Secondly Bf3's mp doesn't suck,it goes beyond the call in every way shape and form.
Bf3 is fine, but you're appearing a little fanboy-ish.. pull it back bro .
Did i even mention MW3? fanboy!
I love the Bf3 multiplayer and it does not SUCK it ROX!!!! please explain to me how it sucks i would love to hear them.... But the story was short so u win that round
You wanna know why it sucked?
Everytime you guys mention how call of duty outsells, you remind me of how people buy some mcdonalds because it has a athelete on there to make you think atheletes eat that shit. The marketing really sucked you up
Anyone remember Haze?
About the only people who think MW3 lived up to the hype are 13 year olds.
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 was hyped? This is news to me. Battlefield 3 is obviously the most hyped game of 2011 and that certainly did not live up to its hype. @BuffMordecai MW3 did live up to its hype. Why? Because it had almost no hype. @Gamer-Z Sales don't mean anything? Seriously? Sales mean SOMETHING. It means the game is fun enough for people to keep playing it and recommend it to their friends. Like it or not, COD games are fun. It IS a quality game, quality isn't measured by how good the graphics are. And you people call COD fans 13 year olds?
For me last year it was Uncharted 3 Gears of War 3 Killzone 3 Saints Row The Third BattleField 3
Killzone 3 was a big let down for me playing the multiplayer coming from Killzone 2
Even though it was better than black ops. MW3 was mediocre. BF3 is ok. Definitely not great but ok.
I don't know about MW3 as i have not bought it (and dont plan to) but I also felt disapointed with BF3, I still play it occasionaly with firends but I prefer Bad Company 2
its just that mw3 feeds on the ignorant and nieve.by far the GREATEST FPS is BATTLEFIELD 3 and if you want a FPS that is pure fun go with GOTHEM CITY IMPOSTERS these two games are amazing!
Rage is only disappointing to people who aren't of an old school mind. It reminded me a bit of Half Life 2 in places. And how, like in Max Payne, where people say 'It's Payne!', the enemies in Rage will talk to each other about you. People overstate hate for Perfect Dark Zero too. Some (not all) of the graphics were not only good for the time but still look good now. It's just not a 'deep' game, that's all- it's more like an arcade game and I like it for that.
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