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Wouldn't of ended up with Zambezi! thumb.gif Hahaha, couldnt help myself.

Or Athlon,Denabe,Thuban,Trinity, Celeron, pentium, ect, ect, ect.


TUDJ nailed in in his above post. They sold out point blank. Great for profit, not great for the original fans of the game..


IMHO console's will be the death of "proper" gaming. I see a trend that has been going on since original XBOX. PC game's are more and more like console game's and I like a lot of PC gamer's cant stand console's. I fell I won't be spending any of my money on gaming, or the high end components to run them. I know there are other people who feel this way about it too.
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IMO it's all the consoles fault. tongue.gif

Consoles have started turning people towards 'social gaming' where you can play for as little or as long as you want with friends whenever you want. This almost laid back attitude to gaming combined with the price point of an Xbox or PS3 means that it's attracting lots of people to gaming that might not have been interested or could not afford PC gaming, e.g. all the raging 12 year old squeekers you hear on Xbox claiming they will 'hack' you.

Because of this I believe games developers are now moving away from radically new games because for the casual Xbox or PS3 gamer they might not want to have a brand new game where they have to learn new controls and follow a new story arc, they might just want the same consistent adrenaline filled game in a different setting with different weapons, missions etc.

This is why Call of Duty succeeds.

It takes a tried and tested formula that they know many people will enjoy and apply it to different time periods/ environments etc so that the player is getting a similar experience however it still feels new.

The downside of this is that the games do feel fairly similar, however I still think they can be enjoyable if you give them a chance.

I believe the reason many people don't like the games is that they go into playing a game with the mindset that this game will be awful, this in all likelihood detracts from their experience of the game as their opinion is biased before the game even starts. Next time you try a Call of Duty game why not give it a chance? Try playing it without the mindset that you won't enjoy it and see if you find it entertaining.

And before anyone blazes in here and argues 'omg BF3 is better noob', the most irritating thing about BF3 is the amount of people who play it who have jumped on the "let's hate Call of Duty" bandwagon, we get it, you don't like the game, move on it's getting boring. Clearly Call of Duty has it's flaws, but I wouldn't say a lack of realism would be one of them, despite many BF3 fanboys arguing that it's essential to making a good game, even though BF3 isn't exactly realistic either. tongue.gif

I apologise in advance if I come off like a CoD fanboy, I'm definitely not, I can't play most CoD games without either getting bored or annoyed at it very quickly, but I guess that's why it's a game more suited to playing for an hour or two of casual gaming instead of for extended periods like other games such as Skyrim.
post #33 of 55
I actually personally don't hate Call of Duty games at all. As a matter of fact, I met many great people on MW2 and still talk to them til' this day. Personally, MW2 was some of the most fun I've had PC gaming aside from a few other things with friends, it was such a great time and I have a lot of funny / great memories.

With that being said, I don't hate Call of Duty, I just wish they'd stop rushing out sequels to their games without putting much care or thought into it. I wish they'd sit down and make another Call of Duty as successful as Call of Duty 4, or Call of Duty 1 was.. that'd be great.
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call of duty 2 was the first FPS game I have ever played and I still play it to this day with my friends when they come to my house on PC.

COD2 was and still in my opinion amazing. However after removing LAN support and no detected servers and no FOV option and crapy PC port I left it and will never play it again. except COD 2 of course.

in my opinion recent COD games represent everything wrong with the gaming industry today.
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BECAUSE WE ARE HIPSTERS AND ITS WAAYY TOO MAINSTREAM. lol jk I dont really know. I personally find it fun(besides lack of pc support).
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I don't know, many people just hate it because it's popular. I'm not a fan of the franchise, but if other people like it, so be it...
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obviously it's opinion but i love them myself. the single player story lines are great. i think it's because of the saturation of MP why people hate on it so much. as much as i love me some TDM Hardcore, it's really entertaining to take some time and go thought the single player for it's great story. so i don't hate it. to each it's own though.
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Despite playing the CoD series extensively I for one am not so sure about the SP. In MW3 it felt like the entire SP campaign was along the lines of:

PRIVATE GET TO THE CHOPPER!

OH WAIT SOMEBODY TOOK OUT THE CHOPPER WITH AN RPG FOR THE 7TH TIME THIS HOUR!

CARRY THIS INJURED NPC AND GET TO THE BACKUP DROP ZONE NOW!
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Anything after CoD4 is just a reskin, The newest CoD games have 12 year olds screaming "******! ******! ******!", "I WILL HACK YOUR FACEBOOK", "I DID YOUR MOTHER LAST NIGHT!", etc, etc.
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Anything after CoD4 is just a reskin, The newest CoD games have 12 year olds screaming "******! ******! ******!", "I WILL HACK YOUR FACEBOOK", "I DID YOUR MOTHER LAST NIGHT!", etc, etc.

Nice necro.

In regards to the OP, it's because I feel that CoD1+UO is clearly better in regards to gameplay mechanics than cod2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or whatever crap they're shoveling down gamers' throats at this moment.
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