We all know that Call of Duty 4 is one of the best games of 2007, but there are a few problems we feel need to be addressed.
Sounds like a load of "waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaah!"
My thoughts exactly.
Didn't read the article but i agree with the spawn die repeat part. Gets old. Plus maybe the weapons are too realistic for me. Overall though i put in a modest effort, leveled up a couple of times but the game couldn't hold my interest. All my friends play it online though so i am in a minority
that's why i don't play FPS online
haha, damn, you both beat me to it. definitely sounds like someones whining.
Weapons too realistic, wtf you are talking about?
this game is crap tbh it does nothing u throw grenade u shoot( cs source make this game shooting mechanic look foolish) this game has no gameplay depth halo 3 makes this game suck i played halo 3 on my m8s house and wow the game convinced me to buy a gta +360 bundle this Tuesday
Congrats on your new 360. I also agree though i still feel halo is overrated, Halo 3 is better than COD4 but not for the reasons you listed above. Halo wins simply because its more fun
COD4 online is an amazing game let down by its online glitches and problems. Though the death spawning is the least of it’s problems. I have developed such a love hate relationship with this game. I played it through to the first prestige with just the default weapons due to one of this games "create a class" problems. There must have been hundreds of other players at the time posting on infinity wards site about this problem, that they never addressed. It's like they have this attitude of "well we've sold millions of copies of this game. We have your money now. Just sit there and put up with this stuff until we can be bothered to fix it." I finally got to set up my own classes after level 8 (why lvl 8 I don’t know!? It just unlocked) on my 1st prestige, so I've started to get back into this game now I have access to the perks and weapons. But COD4 is getting traded as soon as HAZE come out. Free Radical Rocks! Fingers crossed there is no online problems with it!
Sounds like half of you guys haven't played COD4 more than 10 minutes. People who say Halo 3 is better than COD4 are entitled to their opinion; you mostly just like more slow moving, meditative games. COD4 is about fast paced, realism (in comparison to other games on the market), and customization. Also, to anyone who's complaining about respawning; play Hardcore Search & Destroy, it's 10x more fun than deathmatch and you only get one life per round. Can't wait until all the 12 year old Halo whores who disagree with this post. Forgot the mention that this article is written by a bunch of idiots who like to complain about great games because they've never done anything real with their lives.
I only play S&D, but then again I'm a first generation COD player. ;) ...And most of the people who play COD4 are noobs.
i loved CoD1 and UO. but i still suck lol. and I always hated S&D because i guess im not too fond of round based games
yes I ONLY PLAY S&D as well, none of that spawn/kill/die mindlessness for us. Hell I only play hardcore mode as well, much more funer
the problems in the game just fade away with all the good stuff about the game.. The main thing i hate is just playing with idiots who dont know how to play.. I play search and destroy all the time and i cant stand the retards that play sometimes..
guys this game is very average but its the best game i got on my ps3 so it will have to do.
The airstirkes are a little overblown if you die by the same one twice friend or foe. But, I got a comfortable kill/ratio and can't complain when im the one calling the airstrikes.
Never really got into it. I liked the single player way more than the multiplayer mode. I did beat the game at least 4 times now.
this is true, one shot and your dead. i want more challenging games, like MGO , resistance 2, and gears 2. ones where you actually need skill to play
i'm just saying...if you want to have a decent k/d ratio you have to have skill to play. I don't know about you but I find it true that when you play a match of cod4 the person with the most skill comes out on top similar to almost online mp fps. Your comment makes it seem like you could play cod4 for the first time and come out on top cuz your lucky, which just isn't true. I also think a lot of it comes down to personal preference. I myself would rather play a game that is more realistic where you die when you are shot (which is a reason I hate juggernaut on cod4 with a passion) over a game where you can get shot but live b/c you have a shield. All i'm saying is it's a preference. Different people, different strokes.
Iceman i have to totally agree with the juggernaut being rediculous. IW needs to get rid of it or at least they need to have stopping power even it out. people who use it just show everybody how crappy they really are at the game. same with martyrdom where the only way to get a kill is to be killed yourself.
well i dont know about you but when i played for the first time i pretty much mastered the controls. its too easy
Juggernaut is a horrible perk, they should have taken it out with the variety map pack. You always hear people complain about it so why keep it. As for martyrdom it's not so bad as it used to be. If your a good player then you know there is a good chance someone may have it and use you're own skill to avoid, though taking it out wouldn't be a big loss either.
that they are talking about. this is one of the best spawing system ever. bunch of doo doo.
I really don't mind at all the airstrike, (because they are usually mine ^^), i think that airstrike and helicopters are kind of reward that you get for been or good, or lucky, and give that kind of "wanna do it again" kind of feeling. The Lvl1 vs Lvl 55 thing. I don't mind either, they first time i played i got killed like 30 times, but that never slowed me down. Now, i pwnds n00bs. It feels good somethings find a n00b and beat the crap out of him, when you are just one for a helicopter. ^^
i think he raises a valid point on the spawning part. a perfect example is when you're playing headquarters in shipment. granted it is the smallest map in the game, but it is almost a given that you will die instantly on a respawn during an airstrike. there is nothing more annoying than respawning just to die again and giving the person who called the airstrike another chance for a 2nd airstrike. what i do is i watch the replay of how i died while the airstrike is going on so that way i wont die again. another thing that is extremely annoying is when you join a game that is almost over. when i say almost over i mean 215 or 220. sometimes i'll stick around to see if i can actually help my team come back. but there are other times i leave just to find myself being brought back into the very same game i just left. i hate that with a passion! i have played the hell out of cod4 since day one. but just 3 weeks ago i put it to rest as i could no longer put up with the game. gt5p couldn't have come at a better time!
Yeh...they need to remove "Shipment" from all the lists minus the deathmatch type games. The map is pretty much pointless for most of the other game types (headquarters and such). The blind grenade chucking from the other side of the map is annoying. I personally prefer maps that promote team/hunter tactics as opposed to respawn/grenade luck.
shipment is the best map in cod4. on headquarters especially! i have gotten 201:31 kdr on that map!! there isnt a game of shipment when i break 100 kills (well unless its like 3am and im falling asleepppp..) i love love love it. because for every crappy airstrike spawn, or grenade spawn, there me getting a five kill streak from knifing alone. the only thing i hate on shipment is when people actually CAPTURE the headquarters, cause that means im not getting kills. :( haha. butshipment is my map, i dominate on it! well i see your point though, if some one wasnt that good, it would be hard for them to have fun with like a 20:84 kdr or somthing, but if you can dominate is is a BLAST!
Everything you just decribed is what defines a deathmatch game type. When I play game types I play them the way they are supposed to be played. Others instead sit back and camp ignoring the goal...why even play that game type then? I would suppose for some they find it much easier to play a game type that creates the proverbial mouse trap. Why should they go to the effort of chasing people in a deathmatch game when they can camp within view of a headquarters and kill the people as they are trying to play the game correctly. It's not about how good you are but whether or not a map works for a particular game type. Shipment is a great deathmatch map...but that is about it.
... people call Halo3 over rated and play COD4... Halo3 may be the same game as Halo2 with better visuals and shields but it still delivers a more unique experience than COD4... COD4 isnt "that" great and I dont understand what all the fuss is about... I had it and loved it for a month or so... It grew old fast and R6V (if you get a game that isnt laggy) trumps COD4 imho... I dont even play Halo but its still better than COD4 in both Campaign and Multiplayer
i feel quite the opposite actually . Especially after so many pc fps , i feel that Halo got nothing really interesting going on , but get away with it , because it being the major attempt at FPS since goldeneye .
If he doesn't like the "Spawn, Die, Repeat" thing then he shouldn't be playing online games at all! because that's all you do in every online game ever made... IT's like that even in MMOs like WoW (PvP and arena BG). The fun is trying to stay alive and make you team win.
Difference is you're dying every 30 seconds as opposed to every 3 minutes.
I like Spawn, Die, Repeat better...it's more fast paced. The Counter Strike method is pretty annoying when you Spawn, Die, and Wait until the 2 campers run the time out of the round.
I agree , that point is hardly possible to improve . You'll either go for a goofy speed and action pace like a quake/unreal game , something really slow trying to feel realistic like CS , or the COD hybrid . The article feels like your usual attempt at faking being bored and going against popular stuff . Like just criticizing Halo , britney spears or anything popular , not because you actually dislike it and got some beef with it (like i do ^_^) , but just because lots of people love it , and you wanna looks rebel and cool .
I don't think he's whining at all. I got fed up with the game. It seemed like I was always spawning into someone's airstrike and dying almost instantly. Then there's the snipers that get me all the way across the map, and on killcam I can't even see myself. I played CoD4 MP for a while, but then I just got tired of it. I've pretty much been playing Halo 3 MP recently.
Dont wanna complain but the spawning is a load of boloni. They should have custom matches too like in GeOW, so you can take out those annoying airstrikes and heli's
Dont spawn next to team mates? Ummm...90% of the time you do... But yea, when i was level 1, i could totally take down 30+ level players, just cause they are high level doesn't mean i cant chuck a grenade in a room full of people and they not die, quite simple in fact. The ranking system is this, you progress semi quick in the beginning so you can get used to the online experience and as you grow in ranks you learn new strategies and team work efforts. Then as leveling becomes slower in the upper levels you learn more about challenges and how to accomplish them such as getting better at certain weapons. I picked up call of duty 4, which by the way was my first call of duty game I've played, and jumped right into the online game and in a matter of 1 hour i was killing with the best of them. I just think someones wants to whine because simply....they just aren't that good.
Only Noob complains. He must have k:D ration like 1:5 or something. 'coz cod4 is far better online experience. It is more realistic. When i started, I used to die a lot too. I had over 5000 death with K:D 0.37. I learned the game and now i am at 2.18 K:D with over 26000 kills. Sure it was hard at the beginning but its paying it off. And, I do like to kill noobs sometime 'coz i was raped when i was noob too. :D, gives me satisfaction :). Overall it is pretty balanced game. It has minor flaws, which all the games do, but still one of the best for me.
I have a question: In what way is Call of Duty 4 realistic?
It doesn't take a whole clip to kill someone. Put all three bullets in someone with an M16, especially with Stopping Power on, and they drop.
Eh, I wouldn't really call that realistic, especially when you regenerate health and are able to spray most weapons with little recoil.
But compared to most shooters, this is a bastion of reality. It's all about the balance between realism and fun; how many people would want to play a game where you get shot in the stomach, slowly bleed out and then get kicked back to the lobby to start a new game?
COD4 features a dogs turd of a lobby system. Its like using bicycle types in Formula 1.
on the ps3, on the 360 i dont, heres why. on the ps3 when you select a game, it shows the map almost instantly, then you have to wait for players (which takes 30 seconds for me tops) and since i see the map instantly i know whether im getting a crappy map. wich lets be back out. (thats why i get shipment cagematch everytime, and why i get only tthe good maps on headquarters). however on the 360 version you wait for a long time (30 seconds) with nothing showing on the screen, no map in the bottom left, no players. then instantly you see a flash of the map, and the players and straight to the loading screen givin you no time to back out of a crappy map. then its me and my buddy going "crap district again!!!" i am not saying that one console is better, no no flaming. however just saying that i prefer the ps3's lobby more because of that small tweak (i think it has somthing to do with the dedicated servers on the ps3 version, where as the 360 uses p2p).
We've had three patches, and STILL no Dual Shock support for PS3 owners. What gives? Do I have to own one for a Year before Infinity Ward goes "Oh yeah, we should have force feedback like every other game on the market. Good idea!"
i am waiting for DS3 support. however i dont wanna break the analog stick on my ds3 like i have with my two six axis's from cod4. (its not cause im mad, but its cause when i constantly sprint and press the stick forward, the origional sixaxis's left sticks got stuck in the forward position, so annoying moving forward when the hand is off the controler!)
This is one of the many reasons Gears 1 is still the greatest shooter on the planet. Don't get me wrong, I love COD4 and Halo 3, but Gears is king. Small, squad-based, strategical combat. It feels more or less like a chess match. It's really only a feeling a hardcore Gears player would be sophisticated to realize. These other games are just orgy shooter chat rooms. Like UT3 and Constipation 2. Crap games who think more means better lol. No. Don't any playstationer n00b tell me what makes a great shooter LOL. Go back to Krapzone 1 on PS2, n00bs, before you hurt yourselves.
As much as i love COD4 it is losing its touch for me, bring on HAZE is all i'm saying
riped through to level 6 pristige in 7 days, great fun but bored now, it does get tiresome, prefare caimpaigns tho, cod4 was great but 6 hours was too short, more of the same would be great just longer
Come look for NegativeCreep427 and I'll really give you something to complain about(like a bullet in you're A$$ with a grenade in you're throat) :)
i'm no noob. i played cod4 nonstop for a long time. i just recently became frustrated with it and quit playing. games are about having fun and i simply lost that feeling.
The thing I HATE about the game is 99% of all sniper just use stopping power so they dont have to aim for your head. No skill involved in a body shot. Maps like bloc you have 8 snipers on each side you leave the building you drop.
Thats awesome...isn't that like every other online shooter? I think the person that wrote this article probaly sucks and thats why he spawns and dies over and over again.....
cod4 is one of the best and most refreshing online game this millenium. this guy is complaning cause he is a n00b. i usually have a 5:1 kdr on most games, unless im no-scoping with a m40a1, then its like 2:1. what a freaking n00b, i wanna take him in a cage match on shipment, and then hear his angry little blog about how i got ten straight kills on him. (he probably camps anyway)
thanks man... i was just pointing out a few things i happen to not like in the game. all you're doing is trying to make yourself look cool by putting me down. not cool.
u cant find weapons on floor and theres no vehicles or physisics, making the game play the same, theres never something unexpected and after a while it just comes down to the sniper that got super high glitch part to win. while halo is over rated atleast there is an array of weapons, physics and vehicles, getting stuck with a plasma grenade from a mile away, or a box randomly flying from an explosion and killing u. things are always different which makes it not get dull. cod4 is fun, but goodness it gets old fast
the lack of teamwork annoys me . why have a mic ? what can you say " oh thers a guy by the wall thingy in the corner" jsut dosent work in teamwork . spawn die spawn thats mainly shipment
people throw to many damn grenades and the spwaning sucks.
no sir...didnt like it. not my cup of tea.
emmmmm i dont know about u but i dont have this problem when i play cod4!!!!! the best fps that i have played so far, i played halo but i did not really enjoy it, and no i am not a fanboi so 360 bois dont start!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i think cod4's quality is great. great campaign, great mp, similar to every other cod ive played(on pc). im in a minority also though since i think gta games are generic, mindless and over rated.
maybe cuz only about 1.2 million ppl play it on xbox live per day
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