I have somewhat of a love/hate relationship with the Call of Duty franchise. To be clear, my disdain for COD stems from more than just an opinion on the basic fundamentals of the game; ie. Graphics, gameplay, etc..
1. a free copy
A lot of alcohol. And when you sober up, you'll regret it.
I didn't buy black ops but i was planning on buying MW3 but as it comes out so close to Battlefield i might wait until xmas
For me, it'll take about a month because that's when I will pick it up.
Excellent article. I feel the same way. CoD4: the best of it's time. MW2: threw what made CoD great right out of the window. Black Ops: the most overrated game I've ever played.
I pretty much agree with you, although I did also like world at war. Black ops took all the fun out of COD, MW2 was insanely unfair. After I spoke to many of my friends (Who arent dedicated gamers, IE they follow the crowds loL), they all told me black ops put them off COD. So i dont know whether this will outsell black ops. I liked the BF3 beta so Im gonna stick with that.
CoD4: Buggy at launch, Mods were created to keep it fresh after 6 months. Today, no normal servers, all modded as hell. MW2: Brougth new stuff to the table. Lawsuit between Activision & Infinity Ward cut any post-launch support. Ruined everything. Black Ops: Buggy at launch, Mods are created to keep it fresh after 6 months. Today, one of the most played PC FPS. MW3: Unfortunately another console port. Even with three studios working on the title they cannot find time to make a standalone PC version with every nifty features and modding tools. I have no doubt the game will be playable and comes with dedicated servers for PC, but they seem to have chosen whom they develop for, which unfortunately isn't PC. If it's like MW2, with post-launch support I will definately get it.
Nobody is forcing u to play it. If u don't like it fine,just leave us cod fans alone with ur troll/flambait article.
Imagine you wrote such an "article" about Uncharted or Halo lol, let's see what ball the "cool gamers" had to say then.
Haters gonna hate but most of them will still buy it. And these few people who won't buy mean no effect according to sales.
TL;DR: Haters gonna buy
More to the point, who gives a f**k
my guess would be a console with online connection, a disk and a controller
I won't be playing this tripe. I enjoyed Nazi Zombies.
I enjoy Cod, I really think it's a Solid game. But I don't only play Cod. I usually switch FPS games every few months, never rock solid on one. BF3 & Mw3 :) This year alone I've played Black ops, Crysis 2, killzone 3, Resistance 3 and a whole lot of Bad Company 2 Vietnam :) Much more hyped for 11/11/11 :)
11/11/11 lego harry potter?
Ofcourse not, I am pretty sure he means Minecraft! :P
All I'm waiting for is 11.8.11
One of the only games I know with a magical bush you can't shoot through and bullets that heat seek and curve around walls to find their target. COD = realism!
What, you never 'curved' your bullets in real life? Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman taught me how to do it.
"Number 3: Fewer options - Based on what I have seen of MW3 previews it will require me to take a night course in Video game level progression just to understand all of the options in MW3. Less is more Activision." Completely disagree with this point. They have to add more options to make the game deeper. As for the other ones, you have a point, I guess, but they're not gonna stop me from playing it. I don't see how you can complain about the graphics, though. They're pretty good.
They're pretty good for COD. You put these graphics up against newer games, its not even close. I agree, they put in a very minimal effort every year for the amount of money produced by this series.
They're more than bearable. They look good. I'm not blown away by them or anything, but you really can't say they're bad. Games like uncharted have beautiful graphics that you're in awe of but call of duty really doesn't have bad graphics.
They use their dollars to pay hollywood actors and to have their trailers broadcasted during football matches.
Minimal effort? LMFAO! You have no idea what goes into making a new Call of Duty game. The work hours, modifying the engine, building the campaign, making the dozen or so maps, testing everything, balancing, the new killstreak system(look it up), spec ops, the survival mode, the weapon progression, the prestige shop..etc...etc. ALL OF THIS TAKES MONTHS TO COME UP WITH, MONTHS TO BUILD AND MONTHS TO TEST.
I agree about the graphics. The haters complain about them but they are not bad at all. A lot of games have really beautiful graphics but to say that what we've seen of MW3's graphics is 'bad', that's a stretch.
I would have to say that local split-screen keeps me coming back. Everybody tries to copy Call of Duty's gameplay, but why doesn't anybody try and throw in local play as well. That's one the the reasons I like games such as Warhawk and Halo, where you can actually play against your friends in the same room instead of solely being online.
Zombies It's the only reason I bought Black ops.
The people that complain over COD are an extremely small percentage compared to the people that love it. No need to take offence to articles like this. Not many feel this way in the real world. Sales will show this. Personally i will be buying battlefield 3 and MW3 day one. I will enjoy both games as well as the other great titles coming out.
Well said caper!
Ahh another troll article. Battlefield fanboy I'm assuming?
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