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I have the biggest problem with 'oh, it's using the same engine, how terrible' - come on. An engine is not something you use for one game then move on. Engines can be improved without making an entirely new one, and the whole point of having an engine is so you don't waste time developing the same stuff over and over again.
True, but they haven't improved the engine since CoD4.
And you need to know that the original engine is 12 years old now, it really is time to move on!
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But its counter productive.
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COD4 was amazing. Cod MW2 i played countless of hours. Black ops is just an all out epic faillure of a game. It's sad that so few people still play mw2 cause its a fun game. The thing with COD is, why should i pay 55euro or so every year for something i already bought 2years ago?

Pre-ordered BF3 a couple weeks ago already tho. that game will be amazing
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LOL @ the defamation by a crappy video game site. I'll trust the well-known, intelligent previews from FAR SUPERIOR sites like IGN & Gamespot rather than a preview paid for by EA.

Idiots.
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Originally Posted by Wazige View Post
COD4 was amazing. Cod MW2 i played countless of hours. Black ops is just an all out epic faillure of a game. It's sad that so few people still play mw2 cause its a fun game. The thing with COD is, why should i pay 55euro or so every year for something i already bought 2years ago?

Pre-ordered BF3 a couple weeks ago already tho. that game will be amazing
I don't understand how people say Black Ops is an epic failure. It's a lot more balanced than MW2. The customization and credit systems are pretty cool. Wager matches are really fun and the specific modes made you require at least some skill to come out on top. After all the fixes, sniper rifles turned out alright and while they require some skill to use (which isn't a bad thing, IMHO) you can still run around with one and do fairly well. MW2 simply made it too easy for anyone to be good as long as they had a knife, G18's, or a sniper rifle.. or all three, which was often the case.


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LOL @ the defamation by a crappy video game site. I'll trust the well-known, intelligent previews from FAR SUPERIOR sites like IGN & Gamespot rather than a preview paid for by EA.

Idiots.
Paid by EA, hm? How'd you come up with that assumption?
Edited by moocowman - 7/25/11 at 8:44am
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LOL @ the defamation by a crappy video game site. I'll trust the well-known, intelligent previews from FAR SUPERIOR sites like IGN & Gamespot rather than a preview paid for by EA.

Idiots.
IGN & Gamespot intelligent?
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That's a misleading quote from the article. It's half of a set and it's basically saying MW3 is nothing new, but it's still fun.

I wish people would stop villainising MW3 - no, it's not going to be the brand new amazing game that COD4 was, but it can still be fun even if it's nothing that new. Everyone treats it like it's the worst thing in the world when it's really not.

I have the biggest problem with 'oh, it's using the same engine, how terrible' - come on. An engine is not something you use for one game then move on. Engines can be improved without making an entirely new one, and the whole point of having an engine is so you don't waste time developing the same stuff over and over again.
Not that fun actually, because they left early while they could still spend time with 402 and the game. They were actually bored and unimpressed. Not even worth hanging a little to see more stuff.
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Call of Duty is supposed to be massive, we thought. Playing it ahead of release is supposed to be an enviable experience, just as writing about it could supposedly bring us in thousands of extra hits if we allowed ourselves to froth to either end of the emotional spectrum. Instead, though, we opted to wander ambivalently back to the office. Why would we do such a thing?

Maybe we felt we'd already seen everything we needed to see, or we just weren't in the mood; maybe we're pretentious game-snobs who demand more innovation than what's offered by MW3. Or, maybe it's a mix of all these reasons and more. Maybe we've finally realized that, while you can reliably depend on Modern Warfare to occupy boring winter evenings, it's not going to be worth pining for it through the traditionally short English summer.

There are games we're honestly excited about on the way. Modern Warfare 3, while it will be fun, isn't one of them.
This quote is probably how a majority of us feel.


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Paid by EA, hm? How'd you come up with that assumption?
Because it doesn't glorify the game as the greatest thing to happen to the FPS genre.
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How's it not paid for by EA? The game gets year 8.5+ ratings from Gamespot and from the preview from that crappy site (never even heard of it!), it makes it sound like it deserves a 5. EA's ALWAYS paid off sites to bash its competition. How else do you explain NBA 2K and NBA Live having the same ratings a couple years in a row? It's a joke, really.

If you want real, unbiased opinions...IGN + Gamespot is the place to go.
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