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I think I speak for the majority if the PC gaming community when I say "who gives a s***"
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Basically they have just realised Battlefield has taken a lot of their market up and now they are just going to make a carbon copy of it and stick the MW tag brand on it.
Typical.
what this guy said.. hahaha
MW... god how I hate the series...
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It's still the same basic Quake engine. Bowling essentially admits this in his quote because he said it's the same engine. What this means is they absolutely CANNOT change the nature of the engine without going to a new engine, which he said is not happening.

So what does this spin therefore logically mean? It means they're adding visual tricks while keeping the same tired, old engine.
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Listening to some of the kiddies on OCN, you wold think game developers would just start titleing their games "New Engine: DX 12" or something....

Are you buying the game because of the game, or because of what someone on the internet said about the "engine", which you know nothing about.
    
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Originally Posted by Half_Duplex View Post
Listening to some of the kiddies on OCN, you wold think game developers would just start titleing their games "New Engine: DX 12" or something....

Are you buying the game because of the game, or because of what someone on the internet said about the "engine", which you know nothing about.
Oh no, we know about the engine, and we know what it means for what we can expect from a game because we've seen it before.

There are only oh so many ways to customize an engine, and if you've built 5+ games off the same one only adding a visual gimmick or two and ridiculous features.
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They are going the Valve way using the same engine but enhancing it, This just without the amazing talent and creativity. Call of Duty is dead to me until I see, Brand new engine!
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They are going the Valve way using the same engine but enhancing it, This just without the amazing talent and creativity. Call of Duty is dead to me until I see, Brand new engine!
Valve adds enough tidbits that makes the engine feel refreshed and modern. It is not the "best" visually, or mechanically for those matters, but it holds its own. The game itself is more important then the engine it uses. The purpose of the engine is to bring that particular game to life, not to make the game.

Modern Warfare uses the same engine that doesn't give enough tidbits to feel refreshed. The game itself is attempting to picture a realistic setting that is geared towards a "bad arse" schema. Frankly, even in hypothetical terms, it is so overdone, fake, and just a re-run of its original. Since MW, all the series that came afterwards have not added a single new gameplay element to improve on the previous or enhance the already mediocre story mechanics. A continuation of the story is alright; to brand it as a new game with its own multilayer is straight out immoral.
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They are going the Valve way using the same engine but enhancing it, This just without the amazing talent and creativity. Call of Duty is dead to me until I see, Brand new engine!
This is true; no two valve games feel the same. The reusage of the source engine in L4D, TF2, HL, Portal etc doesn't hit you with deja vu right away. Cod games post MW, feel extremely similar and a lot of that is down to the engine. I played black ops on the xbox at my cousins house having only played MW2 and MW and I swear, the game felt like an extension, looked like an extension and played like one, with barely anything was different, and I was tearing it up easily.

Watching the trailer, I've never actually felt a larger wave of meh. Same old scripted events; nothing wrong with scripted events, of course, but the fact that they looked quite similar to previous stuff in nature was what put me off. Battlefield 3's level they shown at least seemed to ooze atmosphere, atmosphere I've rarely felt in FPS'. Hiding from sniper bullets, or when you're in the building during a slight tremor. I'm not sure if the building being destroyed was scripted or not in BF3's trailer, (maybe the destruction has gotten that good?), but it was different.
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yea i'm not buying another cod game again. get ripped off every time.
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