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A new engine would be a good start. But I really think it will take a lot more to keep peoples interest, once the sales start to drop off. If you look at Unreal Tournament 3. It was basically the same game as UT2, just with fancy bells and whistles. It never stood a chance.
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getting scared of BF3 i see
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Good. All I want now is party support and lobby like MW2.
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Aren't you all sick of these games by now? We are talking something like 9 different Call of Duty games! I have played all the CoD games, had some fun, but I am burnt out. I never got into BF2BC and have almost zero interest in BF3.
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This is a no brainer.
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Originally Posted by adamkatt View Post
I don't see why all the BF3 fans are complaining.. Go play Battlefield then. MW is mainly a console game. When Battlefield 3 comes out and MW3 comes out Console players will play BF3 for awhile then hop on MW3.
History lesson. MW: from Call of Duty franchise.

Call of Duty franchise: originally on PC.

FPS was never really considered for consoles until Goldeneye and Halo...
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post #117 of 166
cool.

i'll just wait for keys for 30 bucks kthx.
i hated lobbies in MW2. dedi servers are great! hopefully this will come close to the glory of COD4
    
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This is NOT even news lolz. BF3 on CONSOLES has a server browser so when they can do that on console side, then we can talk business. BF3 > MW3
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post #119 of 166
Great, dedicated servers.

They are still using the id tech 4 engine however, because id tech 5 is not available to them, nor anything that they could use too keep a solid 60 fps in their games.

I have a feeling the next Call of Duty will have Id tech 5, and dedicated servers... That will mean the graphics could be better, but at least people will stop whinging about the engine.

But seriously, there is nothing wrong with the engine they are currently using. They are using an engine written by JOHN CARMACK, master of game engines. Just because they are still using it isnt a bad thing, some people on this forum dont know ANYTHING about game engines...

One good game engine can do pretty much anything. The UNREAL 3 engine for example, runs games from Gears of War 1, 2 and 3, too Bioshock, too Borderlands, Mass effect 1, 2, and 3, Homefront, Bulletstorm, the Batman games, Brothers in arms: hells highway and brothers in arms: War heroes, Medal of honor tier one (the singleplayer campaign, I think it uses frostbite 1.5 for the multiplayer) Mortal Kombat, Hunted: The demons forge, and theres are DOZENS more. And this engine is FREE TOO DOWNLOAD AND USE BY ANYONE. If you want too sell your game, you pay them 50 bucks AFTER youve developed and started selling your game. Once youve made over $5000, then you start paying them a small percentage.

Now ID TECH engines on the other hand, are a whole different deal, you have too get a license too use them and they are much, MUCH more complicated and require a steep learning curve, but you can do pretty much anything you could think of in it. The ID Tech engines, are written by the master of all game engines, who revolutionised game engines from the early 90s, from where he discovered how too get an old PC too run a game engine, that DIDNT update pixels if they stayed the same colour, for example the blue sky in a sidescroller, allowing the very first games efficient enough too run on a home PC, and he has been developing and re-working his engines for nearly 20 years.

If anythings holding back COD, its NOT the engine,

Its the community that revolts around it because they dont want too be classed as fanboys, that come up with things like "theyr using an old and outdated engine!" and "there are no dedicates servers waaah!" too make themselfs feel superior too people that play the game.

Dedicated servers are a win, yes. But There aint nothing wrong the engine.

Sorry, had too rant, im sick of people who dont have a clue about what they are talking about saying "but they need a new engine!" I know its getting off topic, but whenever you come onto ANYTHING about modern warfare 3, I have too read a new post "they need a new game engine" and its driving me NUTS.
Edited by jacobrjett - 8/17/11 at 6:56pm
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post #120 of 166
Yay? Everything I've seen of MW3 has me uninterested. Activision, Infinity Ward, Treyarch, Raven Software, and Hammerhead Studios need to completely overhaul the Call of Duty franchise in my opinion with a new engine, new sound effects, new everything in my opinion for me to be interested in it ever again.
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