It’s a rehash, a remix, a remake, the same as the last one which was the same as the one before it. Right? Hold on just a minute there, whilst nofi from TheSixthAxis looks at just how he felt about Modern Warfare 3 at the end of the day.
1. He didn't play any Multiplayer 2. He figures, from the industry-leading franchise, that "not genre-defining. But pretty good." is acceptable. Do I hold higher standards for CallofDuty? Yes, as we all should. They could easily make the game x3 better, if it only was required for their success; which in today shooter-market it isn't. Why? Because of people like this who will justify it being "pretty good"; and continue to support it. Not good enough! (IMO, of course)
"They could easily make the game x3 better," Let me guess, you think a new rendering engine would do that? A rendering engine that would improve visuals by maybe 5-10% if they maintained (CODs key feature) the 60FPS.
5 hr sp & mw2 mp for 50euro..lol yes they could have made it 10 times better & every year is a slap in the face of dying corpse of CoD. Its a billion $$ company refusing to update an engine to make it even look like they are improving,they add a few new perks & weapons to the same game & call it NEW,jesus iv seen modders add more to games & they're still get called mods!these mods that activision strive to make every year would be better sold as dlc rather than their $$map packs$$
I see you have 2 bubbles too, Im sure bubbles are removed for any negative comment about cod!
^Really, because I'm pretty sure this site is 99% cod-haters.
What's not good enough about it? Give me an example of an FPS that is "genre-defining". Don't say Battlefield 3. It's a completely different game.
Battlefield 3. no no i kid, HL2. Btw i dont hate cod, i think its a good game but it needs to make some major improvements to get my money.
What's not good enough? -Terrible lag and connection indicators that flat out lie about connection quality -Peer-to-peer architecture (see "LAG" again) -Horribly overly generous hit detection...even replays show that you can miss a guy by 2 feet and still get a "hit" -Ridiculous level of aim assist -Quickscope/Noscope auto-aim glitch (NOT a feature, no matter what Sledgehammer says...they just didn't know how to fix it) -Horrible map design -Horrible random spawn logic -Knives are more powerful than guns -Terrible audio issues such as 1)too often can only hear the one shot that killed you, and not the 20 other rounds that that were fired at you before that) 2)Muddy audio in general...say what you will about BF3, but HOLY CRAP does it have superior sound by several orders of magnitude 3)When other people shooting at you, sometimes everything, including silenced weapons, sound like shotguns I could go on like this for quite a while...
Oh no no no its very bad its recycled we as gamers shouldnt take this crap from call of duty
I have a feeling someone is going to get killed bcuz of this Cod v BF. They are lots of internet freaks.... I'll b watching Fox news :|
It's can't be terrible. It's the same damn game it has been for the last couple of years!
If it was the same game for the last couple of years then why did so many people hate Black Ops and MW2 yet loved the way CoD4 and WaW played?
Fun multiplayer with good fun maps & nearly balanced weapons,quick scoping is harder to pull off & there wasn't killstreaks going off in the number they are now especially in MW3 with its tiny map sizes
WHY change the game!!! When its obviously selling for a reason? What the hell do you people want... I could point out a million problems with any game that's already out. IMO the only thing that could improve is the graphics and the servers.
I don't care if the game changes or not. I don't care for it and it's just that simple. I just want everybody to stop trying to copy it and try something aside from shooters for a change.
If they didn't change the game, then why did they release it all over again with a "3" on the box, rather than just release it as a $30 expansion? You just proved everyone's point, my man.
It's not terrible at all...it's just the same exact game that came out in 2007 with the same exact graphics and physics, wrapped up in a different box with a few different features. And this is TOTALLY ACCEPTABLE...if this were 2007.... MW3 is nothing more than an expansion pack to MW2. There is no getting around that...the difference being it is one expensive expansion pack wrapped up in gift wrapping paper as a full retail game that is new and fresh. That is what you call: REALITY DISTORTION FIELD... Just when you thought only APPLE had the power to wield that form of distortion.....
"it is one expansive expansion packed wrapped up in gift wrapping paper" try a thesaurus...
Exact game since 2007? You might wanna take another look at CoD4 and MW2. See the graphical improvement. It's not groundbreaking but they do look NOTICEABLY different. Now MW2 to MW3 isn't much of an improvement graphically. Just like UC2 and UC3, GoW2 and GoW3. The gameplay is practically the same, just like UC3 and GoW3 compared to their games before. So I don't know why your bitching about it. I for one Loved CoD4. Liked MW2 for a bit and then hated it. Completely went to crap like a month or so down the road. Still played it but was pretty frustrating till I just gave up on it. I now play MW3 and LOVE IT. It's balanced and its not mayhem like MW2. They learned from their mistakes. So far. It gives it a both CoD4 gameplay with a MW2 slightly improved graphics. Now that's what I call a great combination!
I agree, MW3 is enjoyable and far more fun than both MW2 and Black Ops in my opinion.
Exactly. You hear people say MW3 looks like MW2, but look at UC3 to UC2, Gears 3 to Gears 2 and don't say anything. Also Assassin's Creed 1 - Revelations.
Actually, there is not a HUGE jump between UC2 and UC3 (some ND dev admitted it) but at least they tried changing it up. There is s story, AI has been improved (which idk why ppl say it sucks.. some enemies trying to flank you makes it more challenging which is a good thing.), they tried to make it a cinematic game, bigger set pieces and multiplayer was a huge change. IMO, MW3 only made little changes such as a few perks and weapons. I really thought that this game was going to change a bit more since BO got a lot of hate.
This logic about same old COD has been copied many times over without these users realizing how stupid and idiotic they actually are. Are you going to say the same for Mario?, the same old Mario game coming out every year in the last 3 decades?, let me spell it for you, THIRTY years, and people still love playing it over and over. MW3 is another Modern Warfare, so it follows the same formula with enhancements.
It's the same old people, with the same old complaints, over the "same old game" (ironic, no?). Neither seem to be going away, so, just enjoy what you want, forget what you dont. An interesting theory I know, but one worth considering.
"just enjoy what you want, forget what you dont" That's MADNESS!!
"That's MADNESS!!" On N4G it is.
People are only tired of CoD because one comes out every year but MW is on a two year cycle so is Treyarch's games but they just come out too rapidly. There's no chance to take a break from it. If only Activision would give it a rest before the series taps out from fatigue but that has not happened yet, to be honest I would be a little upset if CoD went under, it's so well rooted in pop culture the mainstream doesn't even want to take shots at it anymore. It's an irresistible force and it has an addictive formula, I don't play online but I kinda like to single player storyline.
As a fan who has played all the MW (COD) games, someone who picked up this game the Thursday before release might I add. Im bored with it. Not that i still dont try to clock an hour a day online, im just somewhat underwhelmed. I also dont find the multiplayer maps that "innovative". Just my honest opinion btw. That said, time to play some MW3. >.>
it's not terrible it's just not fresh. I'm just way too burnt out on them. they need something refreshing. my favourites are still mw1 and world at war. the series is being exhausted. imo treyarch is more innovative than iw. they've brought zombies and wager matches. also the maps in waw were huge.
people say its the same game oveer and over but so is every zelda, halo, assassins creed, any sports game etc. people just hate on call of duty became its successful. just imagine you were a rish millionaire who has gotten alot of achievements andd awards in your life people would hate you just like they hate on call of duty.
The only reason people hate its success is because the more it sells the less innovative each release is gonna be. Yes cod has made an impact on the gaming industry, but they refuse to better the game. The games you've mention are better than the last. If cod goes into next gen and doesn't have fully destrucable buildings then we have a problem.
"if cod goes into next gen and doesn't have fully destrucable buildings then we have a problem." Then people would say they're 'copying' from BF. Can't win.
@raWfodog The problem is, COD lacks innovation. They could easily added vehicles, large maps, and destruction. (imagine a COD ad, "Now..Bigger than ever! Call of Duty, Dustructable enviroments! Vehicle, and large scale warfare!") But since they've avoided doing so (innovation) for so long, now they can't without risking 'copying-criticism' Which is why they'll continue down the wrong road. Further catagorizing themselves as a easy, constant-action, arcady-shooter. COD avoided the innovation that the shooter-franchise needed (due to laziness because their success didn't require it), and now they are purposely avoiding it because another title has coined it as it's 'style'.
@ BattleTorn Really? What a dumb thing to say. Add vehicles, large maps, and destruction? THIS IS COD. NOT BC/BF! When I wanna play CoD I WANNA PLAY COD. I don't want a BF experience. I want small close quarter matches with only GUNPLAY and NO VEHICLES. Except for the Killstreaks. When I wanna play BF, I WANT A BF EXPERIENCE! Not a CoD experience. That's when I want those Vehicles, Large Maps, and Destruction. There both FPS games. But they offer different experiences. You trying to morph CoD into a BF game is just straight up stupid.
The game is MW2.5 the game MW2 should of been. Your paying for a patch/dlc and 12 dlc incoming if you didn't buy the 50$ elite. The game is just really a big DLC. Trust me I've played it.
How can I trust you?, you just copied the same line that COD hater idiots have been using for ages. That means, you're just another idiot.
It was never terrible, everything the haters said beforehand was debunked. They claimed it was still the same modified Quake Engine that was there in COD4 was still there in MW3, which was proven not to be true. There is in fact no Quake code in MW3. People said BF3 would take away from the COD profits, it did not. People said MW3 would sell better but not be the better received game, well not only did MW3 sell much, much better, it was given better scores as well! No matter how you look at it, MW3 is a fun game that everyone can enjoy. Even the idiots that claim it's the same game as MW2 have been proven wrong by the true critics who say it's not the same, let alone the millions of people who actually have played it and attested to that fact. Bottom line is that people like to hate on what's popular, it's nothing new. Cant stop normal people from enjoying what I feel is the best Modern Warfare game to date.
I don't hate it, I'm just mystified. Take for example a sequel to any other game this gen. There is always a paragraph about what has changed or hasn't. If it has not changed then it gets points taken away from the final score. This logic does not apply to COD and it seems to be the only game out there that can get away with reusing 4 year old code and adding maps. COD can come out every year, but it should cost no more than $15 and include only MP. The SP is such a joke now and most people like online more for COD anyways. Activision is price gouging and ripping consumers off for the same product every year. It irritates me because people fail to see it, but then don't allow any other product that comes out the same breaks that COD gets when it comes time to review it. I loved MW1, it was fantastic. I rented the new COD and played it, had fun, but then I realized I was playing the same product from 4 years ago and boy was I glad I didn't buy and only rented. If you want to buy a "new" car that came out 4 years ago and are fine with that then so be it. No hate here my friend, just a scratch to the head. Let COD have it's success, but don't cut it any slack just because of it's name. Then again people like Justin Bieber so I guess some myths will never be answered, just supported by mindless drones.
I whole page of comments to get to an intelligent one'thank you sir. They are 2 types of gamers now thanks to activision,there's the CoD gamer & the gamer & i prey the gamer wins in the end'otherwise well be left with only Cod & Fifa like games every year for a very long time.
You like many seem to lump every Call Of Duty game in together. To me they are two separate IP's. IW/Sledgehammer Games does the Modern Warfare games and Treyarch does the Black Ops and WaW COD games. There have only been 3 Modern Warfare games since 2007, same number of games as Uncharted. Now I'm not here to debate which is the better game, just giving you an idea of how I see things. It's not the same code, for one thing Black Ops used a modified WaW code, where as MW3 used a lot of new code, they came out and said they aren't using ANY code from Quake anymore, which means the engine has changed from COD4, because COD4 used that engine quite a bit. The game has changed, I cant list in a single paragraph all the changed to MW3, but they are extensive, from new game modes like Kill Confirmed and Team Defender, to the new Survival Mode. All new guns, perks, killstreaks and even different Strike Packages to run with depending on your play style. So if you capture bases then there is now a package to suit your play style. It's the longest MW campaign of the three games, it has the most content of the three games and is the most balanced. I wouldn't buy into the hype of N4G people that hate on the game to be honest with you, it's not worth it. Of course if you play the game you are going to feel like your playing a COD game, which is what it's supposed to feel like, yes? They cant go and change the core gameplay because people love it how it is, I see huge strides forward with MW3 and it's my favorite in the series.
@noticeably_FAT- great response and I see what you are saying, but I played MW1 skipped the rest and rented MW3 and you know what, it was very very similar. Sure some new modes 5 games later should be expected, but is it enough? The better question is is it worth $60. The obvious answer is no. The great improvements you mentioned are things that other games add to their one game post launch and sell as DLC, not whole "new games." You have low standards when it comes to companies giving you more of the same. I know I know, but the new modes you say. Well I played MW3 and it felt just like MW1. COD is a bad trend for companies to follow because it shows that people will accept lazy developers. Some new skins and "tweaked" MP are not enough to grant this game the score it gets. Yet other companies will follow suit and scratch their heads as to why they didn't sell 15 millions copies as well. The answer is COD gets a pass on everything it does wrong, yet all the things it does wrong are the very reasons other better games get less sales, lower scores and less respect. It just doesn't make sense. To each their own, I'm just glad my taste for games is not the equivalent of a shit sandwich, hmm it's really good this year. You want to know why, because they put piss on it too, oh boy!
There's nothing wrong with Madden Warfare 3 as long as you accept it for what it is, big dumb fun with lots of explosions and pop ups that tell you how bad ass you are xP
That means accepting that it's not much more than a $60 dollar expansion pack. And there's something wrong with that, in and of itself.
The only good thing about MW3 is the SpecOps Survival mode. But that is taken from GeoW Hoard mode.
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