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Wow...looks like another first person shooter...where I aim with the right mouse button and fire with the left mouse button again. I can't get excited about these kinds of fps shooters. This video kind of sums up what I think:


Crysis at least is a bit intriguing with cloak mode, max armor, and different interesting elements. But these military type shooters seem like more of the same to me. Now I liked bc2 and cod4. Mw2 wasn't that bad. But MW3 and BF3?

These new shooters...what's to stop me believing that it's just the same old rehashed stuff over and over. And what's amazing is people keep buying them because it has a some pretty new wrapping on it...maybe new killstreaks, new weapons, better graphics, etc. I mean there isn't much more you can do with these military type fps shooters it would seem.
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Might be too "in depth" but ArmA 2 is a lot of fun, has nice graphics and is extremly different.
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Wow...looks like another first person shooter...where I aim with the right mouse button and fire with the left mouse button again. I can't get excited about these kinds of fps shooters any more. Crysis at least is a bit intriguing with cloak mode, max armor, and different interesting elements. But these military type shooters seem like more of the same to me. Now I liked bc2 and cod4. Mw2 wasn't that bad. But MW3 and BF3?

These new shooters...what's to stop me believing that it's just the same old rehashed stuff over and over. And what's amazing is people keep buying them because it has a some pretty new wrapping on it...maybe new killstreaks, new weapons, better graphics, etc. I mean there isn't much more you can do with these military type fps shooters it would seem.
You're totally right, they should be edgy and bind aim to left arrow key and shoot to f6.....

it's like saying "OH WOW, ANOTHER RTS WHERE I CONTROL UNITS AND GATHER RESOURCES. MORE OF THE SAME..."

the point: you're complaining about inherent parts of the genre. don't play puzzle games if you don't like puzzles. don't play fps games if you don't like shooting.

if you're sick of semi futuristic military shooter #5234523 play the new red orchestra when it comes out, or any of the other fantastic games being released soon
    
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Wow...looks like another first person shooter...where I aim with the right mouse button and fire with the left mouse button again. I can't get excited about these kinds of fps shooters any more. Crysis at least is a bit intriguing with cloak mode, max armor, and different interesting elements. But these military type shooters seem like more of the same to me. Now I liked bc2 and cod4. Mw2 wasn't that bad. But MW3 and BF3?

These new shooters...what's to stop me believing that it's just the same old rehashed stuff over and over. And what's amazing is people keep buying them because it has a some pretty new wrapping on it...maybe new killstreaks, new weapons, better graphics, etc. I mean there isn't much more you can do with these military type fps shooters it would seem.
Don't "fix" it if it isn't broken. And well then, that's your loss. If you can't see what's different in the game, then maybe you shouldn't be playing them anyway.
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You're totally right, they should be edgy and bind aim to left arrow key and shoot to f6.....
hahaha LMAO!!! that made me spit my soda on my screen!! thanks!!!
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You're totally right, they should be edgy and bind aim to left arrow key and shoot to f6.....
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My opinion is exactly the opposite. I like games without all the gimmicks. An ideal game for me is one that is realistic as possible, while still remaining enjoyable.
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Wow...looks like another first person shooter...where I aim with the right mouse button and fire with the left mouse button again. I can't get excited about these kinds of fps shooters any more. Crysis at least is a bit intriguing with cloak mode, max armor, and different interesting elements. But these military type shooters seem like more of the same to me. Now I liked bc2 and cod4. Mw2 wasn't that bad. But MW3 and BF3?

These new shooters...what's to stop me believing that it's just the same old rehashed stuff over and over. And what's amazing is people keep buying them because it has a some pretty new wrapping on it...maybe new killstreaks, new weapons, better graphics, etc. I mean there isn't much more you can do with these military type fps shooters it would seem.
So you put a premium on inventive mechanics.
Good for you.

You are also missing the point of your own post.
If BC2 and COD4/MW2 were good...how does that make MW3 and BF3 bad?
Aren't they essentially the same game by your standards?
Or are you just now getting bored of playing the exact same game over and over.
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Make your own or say thanks for whats available to us.
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Using your logic all books must be the same since they all use a majority of the same words and don't create new ones.
 
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