Many think it will be the same game as the last release but with a different look which in return is preventing many from potentially buying. Here is 8 reason why the game is different and why it would be a good buy.
I actually never had a problem with any COD game, even MW2. The community is what ruins the game for me, and they did a damn good job of ruining MW2, which is why I sold it.
I think being able to get your own server will fix this a lot. Find a good clan that offers you a server to play on and hopefully it will help. I don't think there will ever be another online gaming play that some don't cheat, hack etc. on. But you have a good point, it's not the game itself. It's the people. I do though think that if hacks, cheats etc. weren't possible, it would eliminate those that damage the rep of the game and the fun you have when playing.
the community who exploits the games are the problem. Yet with Black Ops were be able to report any hacker/glitcher/booster with the theater system & I agreed with everything on this list but the "Own a Cod Black Ops RC Car" The 80 dollar edition with the maps is enough for me I do not need a toy car when it cost 70 dollars more than Hardened
Omega i think every online game needs the ability to record, this will specially help in gamebattles and what a better way to report cheaters
You might need 8 reasons to justify buying this but i only need 1 not to Activision
Have a bubble on me MR. :)
wow dude so u wont play any guitar heros call of dutys are anything by activision? thats just stupid... im sorry but it is so ur letting activision screw us AND missing out on awsome games? what is not buying the games going to do? it wont stop them *EDIT* but there gamers not anything else they play GAMES! there not judges not lawyers but GAMERS do your job and play GOOD FUN GAMES! gamers takeing a stand? we sit down are whole lives and PLAY GAMES!
How is that stupid? He doesn't like Activision's business practices or more likely Kotick's arrogance. So he's decided to not support them with his money. What would you have him do? Bitch and moan on the internet and start a useless petition? It may not stop them but he's making a stand, based on principle. It's exactly what he and every other gamer dissatisfied with Activision should do, and maybe that would stop them. You could learn a valuable lesson from him.
Indeed Garandshooter. Activision's p;ractises stink and gamers should be respected more by publishers. If we were there'd be less excuses for and less community tolerance of things like piracy and cheating which would nprofit us all. Thing is if we stay sitting there just playing the games people like Kotick who only care if the company makes a profit this year will possibly run the industry into the ground. To me it verges on slash and urn and if I don't want to support that kind of thing then it's my right to do so, As I love my gaming I also find a duty to say why I'm doing it too, in the hope a few others might just think about things a little more the next time they're at the game store( real or online). With men like Kotick in charge, men who don't play games and wouldn't even think about them should they change company any time soon the quality will eventually go downhill as the corner cutting gets worse and worse--and as the games fall into a trough of repeating the formula ad nauseum. I'm afraid that stances like BK's could hurt one of my passions yet I should just sit and fiddle while my gaming Rome burns around me. Or does anyone think Kotick's in it for the games
Activision isn't trippin on losing your $60 dollars
"It may not stop them but he's making a stand, based on principle." I guess some people just play games differently than you do then. I play games to have fun, not to make a statement. But it's cool if that's your thing.
@GamerBEREAL Exactly, play GOOD fun games. There are plenty of them, and alot of them dont have Activisions name on them. You know how many other GOOD shooters are coming out instead of COD? How many of them wont have rip off DLC for 15 bucks? How many Guitar Heros and other games that are worth playing coming out? Meanwhile Activision found a sweet spot with MW1, hasnt changed it since (similar to how the series hardly changed before) and wants to milk the hell out of your wallet. So you just sit there and say Thank You? Its not how it works. I dont buy the game, my friend doesnt buy the game, other online friends see me playing MOH instead so they join in, and before you know it CODs on a decline until they....actually improve upon the franchise and say "you know what, lets actually respect our fans."
'I guess some people just play games differently than you do then. I play games to have fun, not to make a statement. But it's cool if that's your thing.' You misinterpret my post. No one is playing games to make a statement, well, other than 'I love gaming'. Stealth Disagreer is not purchasing games from one publisher to make a statement. Huge difference. He is willing to sacrifice not playing games from Activision in lieu of sacrificing his principles. That deserves respect, even if you disagree that the action is needed. No where in my post did I say no one should buy Activision titles, but espoused this course of action for those dissatisfied with Acti/Kotick. If I felt the need to play CoD:BO I would just buy the game used so someone other than Kotick got my money and would encourage my friends to do so. Kind of having your cake and eating it too. @ gamerz I am a gamer and many other things as well. My life, my person, is not defined by a single activity. I hope you have more than gaming alone as well. One does not need to be a lawyer or judge to be principled and to act accordingly. It's a poor course of action to wait for others to fix things for us, for more often than not we will waste out entire lives waiting. The common man is capable of making amazing changes, especially when banded together.
Does it exactly matter who publishes the game? Would you rather have Activision or Respawn? Thats what I wanna know..........
Zombies is the only reason I need to buy it.
A-ctivision C-an T-ake I-t V-iolently I-n S-exually I-nappropriate O-rifices N-aturally.
same old cod think of this game like a mod cause thats what it really is.
Halo Reach has 1-6 and balance.
cuz Im sick of MW2 and bad co.2 as well
That's a pretty good reason.
"New gameplay", "new online gameplay", zombies; not really anything new. The gameplay has a few minor changes but it won't really change how the game is going to play so I don't see how the changes can be described as "new" or "different". And own a RC car, well my my I've never seen one of those!
not anything new? seriously? theres already so much new stuff in the game new killstreaks ability to record matches custom charecters new guns you listed 3 reasons not 8 xD
Theatre mode, weapon customization, clan customization, emblem and icon customization, a complete rebalance of what we saw from mw2, combat training, wager modes (one in the chamber, gun game, sticks and stones), are not "minor" changes. Hardly any good games even have a theatre mode these days. What are they, Halo and Unchared 2? And the red dot sight customization, emblem customization and clan tag customization are pretty new and different elements. What other console FPS lets you change the shape of the red dot on the red dot sight? What other console FPS lets you put your engraved clan tag on your gun? What other console FPS has modes like Gun Game, One in the chamber, and sticks and stones? What console shooter lets you have a theatre mode besides halo and uncharted 2? I can't really think of any, and if there are any at all, they certainly didn't do a great job of standing out. So yes, Black Ops is bringing something new to the table. Maybe not new as in the very first time someone has thought of something (but no upcoming games can claim something like that, except for maybe lbp2, but even then, they weren't the first people to think of the idea, just the first to implement it), but they are definitely bringing something new in terms of new that we haven't seen in a great while.
Yeah thats stuffs all "new" and "out of this world" for all the casual players that havent ventured past COD lol....
@GamerzB: Killstreaks were in the previous game. Recording matches isn't really gonna change the game although it's good for anyone that likes making montages or things like that. @Vickers: Yeah, but are those gonna change how the game plays? Are any of those to do with a new game engine, do they change how the game controls (like heavy or light)? They are minor changes because a new mode in an online section like wager mode, while something slightly different to other online, won't convince anyone to buy the game because it's just a small adaptation something already in the game.
You lack reading comprehension. Where do these things exist on a console game? Because not everybody plays pc games. Tell me, what other console games this generation have those things? @Nate-Dog "Are any of those to do with a new game engine" Not everybody cares about a new game engine. Graphics don't matter to some of us. ", do they change how the game controls (like heavy or light)?" So you think a game must completely revamp its controls with each sequel? I could most likely point out to you a lot of games that you like, that haven't changed their controls at all.
8 reasons why I hate articles like these...
1. Opinions pass as news on a site called 'News for Gamers'. Lets change it to O4G.
Ahh cod no matter how much you hate it we always get excited for the next cod game
Out of all the games I'm getting for the rest of the year I am least excited for this game. I'll get it for sure but not day 1. Those dedicated servers are optional right? There are still free to play servers aren't there?
I don't see what everyone bitches about with cod. I love the series and still play them all.
Even CoD: Classic? Despite theres like no one on multiplayer anymore except a chosen few? xD
You deny Activision money You don't have to deal with campers online You don't have to deal with kids online You can buy Halo Reach instead, or if you're a PS3 owner Haze You don't have to pretend to boycot the game, and then buy it when no one is looking. You can be cool and say I don't play COD it's for noobs. You can spend the money on food instead. Food tastes good and keeps you alive. But COD is more important than food innit. And number 8, I don't know because I play COD which means my brain don't work good enuf to make up 8 reasons not to play COD!!!
Here is another MW2 is already boring
Gonna have to disagree with Number 4 on their list. I'm still probably gonna pick it up (not day one) but I'm not really setting my hopes too high.
8 Reasons to buy CoD Black Ops? Wow thats a lot/sarcasm Im sorry but if your still buying into then these are clearly your games or you just cant get the point that this is a generic series that has turned into the likes of Guitar Hero from Activision. This article has 8 but I have a million on my list why not to buy one. Unless from here on starting with Black Ops that the game doesnt not get plaqued by Generic feel and other bugs, unbalanced weapons and over priced DLC, the inevitable is coming....and we all know it Pay to Play Premium Content for CoD. Its coming and most are going to buy it sadly.
They have already said that they will "Never" charge anyone to play call of duty online play. They said they even mean premium memberships. The CEO of Activision said he would be happy to charge but he also said that he knows how bad the impact would be for sales. Smart move by him I think.
This is the first time I have ever been remotely interested in this game. I may rent it now. Maybe...
And im not J/K
I wanna know your 88 reasons
yea show us your 88 reasons
1. The AI is cheap 2. grafics are cheap 3. animations are old and boring already 4. The sound in the guns ar enot real. 5. the recoil in the guns are not real. 6. You dont need to aim since the auto aim does the job for you, no skills is nedded. 7. Its a military game, but it fells like a James bond game. 8. Its very unbalamced, very... 9. The DLC are very over priced and they even include old maps that you already own from the old games. 10. Activition said that they could make the same game over and over agaign with no improvements for few year and people still will buy it, so they don't carer about improvements. 11. They lie about many improvements in MW2, like no infinite AI respawn but they were there in it and many others lies they did, like 3rd person view was not right in animations and stuff. 12. The game lags a lot a lot, its umplayable for a hardcore user like me that can notice the minimal lag. 13. Its over hyped by the press and over rated in meta critics, i remenber how many BS they talk abou confrontation because of the lag and been umplayable but MW2 had the same errors like Lag and it was unplayble in the PS3 but the reviews over hype the game. 14. Activition pays the prence to get good reviews by add, gifts and etc. 15. They are the only ones that sale the game on PC i think $10 more expensive. 16. The special effecs are cheap. 17. the game is not true HD in consoles. 18. Kids or inmature players tlaking BS in the mics. 19. Super camp fest thanks to the unbalance gameplay, MW2 was the game with most campers that i ever seen in my life. 20. Lighting is cheap and very old gen, thsi details like good effects and lighting i mention becuase even with them been cheap and old gen, reviews still give them great reviews wich is not fair becuase they don't deserve it. 21. The speed is way to fast and unrealistic for a military shooter. 22. Old palyer have teh adventage over new players thanks to many unlocked guns, attachments, perks. 23. The game is very repetitive and it allways fells the same allways and all users do the same thing. 24. its very noobs friendly and the kill cam helps noobs to learn how to bo a good player butin the end they can't and every player do the same things since it works like camping. 25. You fell stupid and cheated after buying this over hyped game, well i did and many of my friends did some wirdos like it. i don't think i need to writte 88 features of why you should not buy the game just with one or two is good enouf and if they are not good for you you are brainwashed.
"super camp fest" hahahahahahaa
Tools, the lot of you. Hating just because its the cool thing to do. One shouldn't need eight reasons to buy a game. One should want to buy the game because they like the series or are interested in the game. Looks like a solid game, glad they're taking influence from CoD2 and CoD4. I have fun with MW2 but I like how Black Ops will be focused on Marksmanship. Not as many explosives, no Stopping Power and Gun handling like CoD2 sounds sweet.
its because its true, cod4 was the only awesome nex gen cod, waw and mw2 were essentially the same and this is lookin to follow that, classic activision oh and more on marksmanshjip less explosives? how could you be so blind the have an explosive rc that ya only need 3 kills for and explosive arrows and every other old explosive they already had its gonna be a glitchy and/or campy and/or just unbalanced with little boys and girls using the cheapest tactics possible and they will be possible like every other cod except cod4 which still had some unfair tactics
LOL at WaW and MW2 being the same game. Yeah explosive arrows that are ridiculously hard to aim with. Since you seem to know it all then you must have seen videos from the reveal of people using the bow and two out of ten times they were missing with it. And the RC car is easy to destroy, all it takes is one bullet. And kills gotten from Killstreak rewards don't add to your current killstreak, only kills from your gun do so if you wanna use the good killstreaks you have actually use a gun. Glitchy and Campy? So you've played the game I'm assuming? Treyarch isn't Infinity Ward but nice try though. Treyarch also has had time to polish the game and fine tune it.
Don't see the need for name calling but aside from that.. I agree. You shouldn't "need" 8 reasons for buying a game. But, in all honesty if there isn't a like in the game to buy it, then you never will buy it. By an article or company mentioning features, graphics and details about the game, it gives people the "want" to buy it.
because I loved COD1, COD2 (still my fav), COD 4 and when I played MW2 it felt like they ruined what was once one of my fav franchises so I'm a tool? tools are the people without critical thinking that just take what ever is given to them in a "oh wtv its fun anyway" sense. im not going to get Black Ops because I have a hunch that, like MW2, people will exploit it and ruin it in the long run If im wrong I'll consider getting in later on, but after seeing MW2's mess (and how it was very much due to ACTIVISION's influence - no beta/ripping off with DLC/horrible glitches due to rushed programming...etcetcetc) I've lost faith in Call Of Duty as a franchise. Its like one of those franchises that gets so big, they get comfortable and loose their edge. Its not because its cool to dislike it I DO dislike it, and more than most people here because what I once loved was turned into a steaming pile of sh!t.
its the same as all of the other COD
But then couldn't you say that about Fifa?
i was going to buy this anyway, it looks good
Zombies aren't confirmed. Go google it.
If this isn't confirmation enough for you, then I don't know what to tell you... http://twitter.com/JD_2020/... Josh Olin is the community manager for Cod Black Ops... 100% Verified and Legit
10 letters to not buy COD black Ops Activision
Bump get Halo:Reach.
I dont need 8 reasons to buy a game.First of all I will rent this game since its really all about the single player this time.Every video I have seen from the MP has just shown me a recycled MW2 version.I know its only like a month and a half away but the amount of glitches I have seen so far in the demos have just turned me off and I promise you that this game will be plagued with all the same issues MWF2 had.You can disagree with me now but a week after the game is released you will be on here complaining how bad the online truely is.I dont see treyarch keeping to the word on monitering the MP.I mean look at all the perks there pretty much the same as MWF2 they just have different names and the guns are all pretty much the same there just late 70s -80s version before they enhanced them.Well 8 reasons down the tube as far as Im concerned.
Bots so I don't have to play online when the game is glitched to death...
Wow those 8 reasons are very crappy. IF I get this game it will be for one reason, and one reason only. The new AI Bot Mode. That is the only reason I might give the COD franchise one more chance.
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