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Rant : Do Modern FPS games Suck ?

Poll Results: Do modern FPS game suck ?

 
  • 46% (76)
    Yes
  • 42% (70)
    No
  • 10% (17)
    Can't decide
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post #1 of 65
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First of all i am not a console fanboy (dont even have one), secondly i do play fps games , third of all my english might not be good , but i'm sure its understandable .

A lot of companies make fps games , and well , a lot of them are just copy-paste with some added features .
I mean how many COD series we have ? 7 ? 4 of them play in the world wars (Cod 3 is console only i kno) . 2 of them play in the 21st century . 1 in the cold war .

This is more like a trilogy split in multiple parts with not much improvements .

Biggesst improvement was from Cod 1 to Cod 2 , and from Cod 2 to MW . And what about the others?


Secondly : Crysis
Crysis was released back in 2007 , it was(is) the most demanding best looking jungle adventure FPS written for the PC .
Crysis 2 : Released 4 months ago for the consoles , and pc . They did not improve anything . The gameplay feels squishy (console like) , and the graphic has not been improved , not even a tiny bit since crysis ( The HD patch is nice , and the DX11 too but it should have been included upon release ) .


I still think that the best FPS games are the older ones with original ideas , and not just Copypasta a game with a little tweaking .

Anyway feel free to comment (no flame war please).

And here is a Vid :


Edited by Darkslayer7 - 8/17/11 at 11:39pm
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post #2 of 65
Dont forget BF3, which is BF2 with a new way to blow up a buidling.
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post #3 of 65
Watch the MW3 trailer on steam. Its depressing. One man gonna blow up the world...COME ON!!!!
Edited by invena - 8/17/11 at 11:27pm
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post #4 of 65
The problem is nobody tries making unique (Sci-Fi/Post-Modern/etc) shooters, because copy-pasta Modern Era shooters are what sell now...

This is exactly like what happened last gen with the influx of WW2 shooters. Fortunately back then there was enough variety to compensate...

Meh, not that it matters, but i all i play in terms of FPS these days are Sanctum & Killing Floor, and the rare occasional L4D2...
Edited by Psyren - 8/17/11 at 11:31pm
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post #5 of 65
I am beginning to feel the same way, innovation is rare now-a-days, it's all about copy and paste *cough* CoD *cough*

It's hard to make a game or movie 100% original also...since well..everything has been done already.
Alien invasion - Halo or Half-Life
Semi-realistic warfare - Battlefield or ARMA
Fast paced shooter - CoD or a dozen others
Apocalyptic [such as a nuclear holocaust]- Fallout or Metro 2033

I mean, you can re-spawn, you have guns, you shoot other people, you rank up [common now-a-days].. Not much to innovate on without making it a complex mess.
post #6 of 65
Quote:
Originally Posted by Psyren View Post
The problem is nobody tries making unique (Sci-Fi/Post-Modern/etc) shooters, because copy-pasta Modern Era shooters are what sell now...

This is exactly like what happened last gen with an influx of WW2 shooters. Fortunately back then there was enough variety to compensate...

Meh, not that it matters, but i all i play in terms of FPS these days are Sanctum & Killing Floor, and the rare occasional L4D2...
I just went through a L4D2 phase myself, i was in the bidness of murdering hordes of zombies with the crowbar and magnum.
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post #7 of 65
The only FPS I enjoy is Team Fortress 2.
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I miss MOHAA.
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post #9 of 65
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Not much to innovate on without making it a complex mess.
Like EYE, or even like the old Rainbow Six games, or like System Shock... But those kind of games won't sell. Not to the general console crowd.

I mean, PC gamers cry shooters are stale. You try pointing them to something like EYE or Santcum, they'll say something about its graphics putting them off :/

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I just went through a L4D2 phase myself, i was in the bidness of murdering hordes of zombies with the crowbar and magnum.
I rarely play it, because the gameplay is rather boring tbh :/
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you know what? I dont play new FPS's, Ive never played or owned a COD Game, Nor Have I Own a Battlefield Game. I stick to Counter Strike Source
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