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Metacritic users aren't on the Activision payroll.

Simple explanation
This
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Originally Posted by Kedas View Post
they kinda abusing the rating system :O even the professional reviewer's are abusing it, MW 3 ain't no 9/10 -.-' but atleast a 6 or 7. i saw the review on gametrailers and it looked like mw 2 with a bit better graphics, still i want to try the campaign so i can see the end of the story.
well that not really "better" graphics. that just a texture pack that look better
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The part that is truly disgusting isnt that activision/Infinity Ward have the nerve to charge $60 for minimum effort or the outrageous cost of marketing to cover up the low cost of development, Its the clear biased reviews geared to sell the Call of Duty brand. The fact that there are no journalists with any integrity to give this game an average score because thats all it deserves.

Makes developers like Dice who actually put in a tremendous amount of work start to question the amount of effort and maybe stop creating true master-pieces such as Battlefield 1-3. Shame on anyone who buys Modern Warfare 3 for its full price knowing full well its the same damn game...
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The majority of gamers are out actually playing games instead of ranting about them on the internet.
Have to agree with this, It will even out eventually when those who actually like MW3 put the game down and decide to defend the metascore (or just rate it fairly).
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No. It's either trolling or childish nerd-rage. The only thing that could warrant a zero rating is if the game simply wouldn't install, load or was otherwise rendered unplayable. Otherwise, the reviewer is indicating that the game has absolutely no redeeming value whatsoever... that the graphics are indecipherable, the controls unusable, the story nonexistent and the gameplay incomprehensible. Does MW3 deserve nearly half the praise the professional reviewers are giving it? Not by a long shot. But a zero isn't a review. It's a childish emotional knee-jerk.
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I COMPLETELY agree. A zero is far too low, after all, the voice acting is not horrific, the graphics are not horrific, and the overall "fun" from the game is not horrific. I agree, this game is not worth a 8/10 or higher, but it is also not worth a 3/10 or lower. Maybe a 5/10 would be reasonable in my opinion.
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The part that is truly disgusting isnt that activision/Infinity Ward have the nerve to charge $60 for minimum effort or the outrageous cost of marketing to cover up the low cost of development, Its the clear biased reviews geared to sell the Call of Duty brand. The fact that there are no journalists with any integrity to give this game an average score because thats all it deserves.

Makes developers like Dice who actually put in a tremendous amount of work start to question the amount of effort and maybe stop creating true master-pieces such as Battlefield 1-3. Shame on anyone who buys Modern Warfare 3 for its full price knowing full well its the same damn game...
true, but in the end it will happen to CoD the same as Guitar Hero, they will kill the franchise
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Another thread to start a big 'ol circlejerk amirite?
o/circlejerk
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they kinda abusing the rating system :O even the professional reviewer's are abusing it, MW 3 ain't no 9/10 -.-' but atleast a 6 or 7. i saw the review on gametrailers and it looked like mw 2 with a bit better graphics, still i want to try the campaign so i can see the end of the story.
*edit: i just saw that you said the same thing. My bad *


Moral of the story: The only opinion that matters is your own...
Edited by Psyren - 11/8/11 at 6:47pm
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Yea, everyone that I know that has played it has said the same thing, it took the best parts of COD4 and MW2 and rolled it into one for the multiplayer. And, if its anything like MW2, COD4, Black Ops... it's actually a lot of fun. Same rehashed crap? Sure. But is that old crap a grande olde time? Sure is.

For the record, I prefer BF3, as I did BC2, and BF2, but just saying... COD series is a good time and its not in the same league as BF... simple because one is an arcade shooter, and one is tactical/teamplay based.

So... Flame on.
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This is what happens when you release the same game every year.
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