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qft.
This guy from IGN says the game sucks, basically - yet it sits on their site with a 9.0.

He probably isn't the one who reviewed it though.
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qft.
This guy from IGN says the game sucks, basically - yet it sits on their site with a 9.0.

I think this is quite a big problem with reviewing the COD series. Taken as it is, alone, without looking at any previous COD games, it probably deserves a 9, the real problem is that it's the same game as the last one and there is no real need to buy it. I think they should take that into account with the review score but it's hard when EA probably pay them a nice sum for a good review anyway.
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Let us traverse maps in interesting new ways -- vehicles, climbing, sliding, whatever. ... Make it a tactical, team-based affair where the classic Call of Duty play-style will turn your face into Swiss cheese. Add some terrain and structural destruction, exploration, airborne assaults, ...

It's not the thinly veiled fanboyism for BF3 in the whole opinion piece that's interesting. I picked up on that in the first few sentences. It's the rationale of how CoD needs to improve: " the classic Call of Duty play-style will turn your face into Swiss cheese."

CoD needs to be more like BF? There are already several team-based, objective modes available in CoD. No one plays them because they don't play CoD for team-based, objective modes.
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EA probably pay them a nice sum for a good review anyway.

You must be thinking of the BF3 review.
    
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Stop whining about girls getting blown up and civilians shot at airport in a real war soldiers have to make tough choice would you kill 100 innocent people to save millions and children aren't immune to damage
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Stop whining about girls getting blown up and civilians shot at airport in a real war soldiers have to make tough choice would you kill 100 innocent people to save millions and children aren't immune to damage

Basically he said that the the airport, and girl blowing up is useless violence and really has no relevance to the story line of the game. It just there for shock value to help make you think it's a great game.

I really did like the single player but after playing the multi I was pissed I even bought the game. By far the worst COD multi I have ever played. Anyone that bought the game is a sucker. Including me!!! $60 for a map pack with nothing new, tiny maps and no dedicated servers that are ranked unless there hacked.
They need to come up with something new and until they do I will never buy another COD game. I know a lot of people feel the same way!
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*Reads article*
Agreed
Agreed
Agreed
Agreed

Conclusion: Atleast IGN isn't as ignorant now as I've seen them in the past.
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If I could add to the article I would add. Map lighting could use some work. Characters blend with the environment way too well.

It's not fun playing the game when you can't see people cause they blend with the environment. I agree with everything that article stated. But asking call of duty to innovate is madness from Activisions point of view. Maybe CS:GO will innovate xD
    
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Basically he said that the the airport, and girl blowing up is useless violence and really has no relevance to the story line of the game. It just there for shock value to help make you think it's a great game.

you clearly didn't play the game airport scene was key to explaining why russia was provoked in attacking us
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you clearly didn't play the game airport scene was key to explaining why russia was provoked in attacking us

The Russkies don't take a dump without a plan.
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