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I prefer the vastness, different game modes, destructive environment, graphics, and vechiles that BF3 offers....

However, as a "FPS" the CoD series feels more realistic to me... what I mean is actually shooting someone kills them, where as in BF2 / BF BC2 its a tad more tempermental.

Maybe its because I am a n00b, but I like rushing, knifing and close quarter shooting... As a "Shooting" game the CoD series offers more to me.

As a "lets do anything" type setup Battlefield will always win.

If they are bringing back dedi servers then great...as CoD 4 is getting a bit aged and it was the last great CoD on the PC :-)

I will however be buying both games

Just my 2c...
This. CoD is definitely more of an arcade shooter, which I like playing from time to time. Four player splitscreen just sweetens the deal when you have friends over

I never understood what their rationale was for taking out dedicated servers in MW2
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EA/DICE/Proffessor Farnsworth:

GOOD NEWS EVERYONE!

Jets confirmed!!!!
Command Rose confirmed!!!!!
Non linear conquest confirmed!!!!
64 Players confirmed!!!!
EODs confirmed!!!
JETS confirmed!!




Activision:

Non console type auto server join system for a platform that isn't a console, CONFIRMED!!

LOVE ME!!!



















Nice Comparison.

Cant believe that actually happened. Now If only that happened in Sales as well
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Yay, another cod hate thread....

Seriously, i don't like the series that much either but EVERY time there is a thread that has cod mentioned OCN just circlejerks about how bad cod is. This is GOOD news. Regardless of whether or not you like the games, there are people that do and this is a very good thing for them.
    
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post #84 of 166
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Yay, another cod hate thread....

Seriously, i don't like the series that much either but EVERY time there is a thread that has cod mentioned OCN just circlejerks about how bad cod is. This is GOOD news. Regardless of whether or not you like the games, there are people that do and this is a very good thing for them.
You're missing the point in that the fact that this kind of thing is even an announcement (to be made about your new game ahead of any other "features" you would announce to entice people to play), "good news" or even news at all is a joke to most PC gamers who play almost any kind of PC game online.

Then there's the fact that the majority of those who even care about what a dedicated server is, will most likely be thoroughly interested in BF3 at this point, which kills the "care" factor of this "announcement" even further.

Then there's the question of whether Acti would be so "nice" to us if there was no pressure coming from a certain other franchise that could realistically rape them to hell and back in PC sales.
Edited by GrizzleBoy - 8/17/11 at 11:02am
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Where's ma DX11

It's 2011, not 2001...
DX11 is just a version of a proprietary API, not the most amazing thing in the world.
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They went wrong with charging full price for a carbon copy game (mw2, 3)

IT LOOKS THE EXACT SAME. WHY WOULD YOU WANT THIS?

idk ask the guitar hero and rockband buyers this haha.
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DX11 is just a version of a proprietary API, not the most amazing thing in the world.
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You're missing the point in that the fact that this kind of thing is even an announcement (to be made about your new game ahead of any other "features" you would announce to entice people to play), "good news" or even news at all is a joke to most PC gamers who play almost any kind of PC game online.

Then there's the fact that the majority of those who even care about what a dedicated server is, will most likely be thoroughly interested in BF3 at this point, which kills the "care" factor of this "announcement" even further.

Then there's the question of whether Acti would be so "nice" to us if there was no pressure coming from a certain other franchise that could realistically rape them to hell and back in PC sales.
Well also, CoD MW2 was trying to convince us when it first came out that taking away dedicated servers was a great thing. and was refusing to listen to any sort of negative feedback. This is just them trying to weasel their way out of saying "hey we were wrong"
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Drop it to $50 and I'll consider buying it.
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I wish they just added expansions to COD4.... Its a decent arcade shooter, but ill never ever pay full price for it.

I woke up this morning and luled when I saw this
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