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Treyarch is a great company, regardless of what you think.

Obviously above all else the core mechanics of how the most recent call of duty games have been same, pick a class, customize you're class, kill enemies. You could say that because of how well CoD has succeeded they have really influenced many other very popular games.

Some facts, treyarch has built three major call of duty releases around different time era's with vastly different single player campaigns. WW2. Vietnam/Cold War, and something in the near future (2025). IW has made three call of duty games, all around the same general time period, modern warfare (present time and possibly a few years ahead I think mw2 is based in 2018?).

IW has made little advances in the game other adding new perks, new guns, new maps.

Treyarch has created new game modes, hardpoint, one in the chamber, sharpshooter, and gun game. They created a very awesome theater mode that is absolutely GREAT for making movies, montages, and commentating matches for youtube. Something IW doesn't care about because they think doesn't increase the bottom line.



I know we are all pc gamers here, and you know what treyarch HAS tried to push there engine slightly more for us. Theres only so much they can do, but the game truly does look better than Mw3.
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Treyarch is a great company, regardless of what you think.
Obviously above all else the core mechanics of how the most recent call of duty games have been same, pick a class, customize you're class, kill enemies. You could say that because of how well CoD has succeeded they have really influenced many other very popular games.
Some facts, treyarch has built three major call of duty releases around different time era's with vastly different single player campaigns. WW2. Vietnam/Cold War, and something in the near future (2025). IW has made three call of duty games, all around the same general time period, modern warfare (present time and possibly a few years ahead I think mw2 is based in 2018?).
IW has made little advances in the game other adding new perks, new guns, new maps.
Treyarch has created new game modes, hardpoint, one in the chamber, sharpshooter, and gun game. They created a very awesome theater mode that is absolutely GREAT for making movies, montages, and commentating matches for youtube. Something IW doesn't care about because they think doesn't increase the bottom line.
I know we are all pc gamers here, and you know what treyarch HAS tried to push there engine slightly more for us. Theres only so much they can do, but the game truly does look better than Mw3.

Just a couple things to mention. Hardpoint is a renamed King of the Hill, and Gun Game is from CS (actually older I think, not sure thoguh) so They're not new, they're borrowed. Theater mode is also not new or something they created, Been done in the Halo series since 3 I believe. I don't blindly hate the CoD series, I just dislike it now. Used to enjoy it, same with Battlefield, Don't like either series anymore. CoD is the same thing over and over, and BF tried to appeal to the masses too much. That said I do enjoy watching GOOD players of both series play, that's entertaining.
 
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Can anyone still access nuketown 2025?
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Just played it this morning, but I cant find it anywhere either.
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Can anyone still access nuketown 2025?

\I know for Xbox you have to do the whole "redeem code" thing... not sure about PC... perhaps there is something similar
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Can anyone still access nuketown 2025?

Apparently, we can only access the map during special events, which is absolute crap.Tweet from dev
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Apparently NukeTown 2025 is gone even out of regular rotation for now. SInce I paid for the DLC which included multi player 2025, Im calling tech support to ask what the deal is.
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Nuketown is OK.. I mean, I like the map, and I like the new one... but after a few runs it is not that much fun.... Just my opinion... would much rather play one of the new maps, they are pretty cool this time around
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Nuketown is OK.. I mean, I like the map, and I like the new one... but after a few runs it is not that much fun.... Just my opinion... would much rather play one of the new maps, they are pretty cool this time around

I play all modes and maps, but when I get bored I jump in Nuke 24/7 mosh and its pretty fun. Just upset they advertise it as a bonus map but then its only temporary. Not to worried though I am sure they will get a ton of people complaining and expect to see it back at least in normal rotation by the end of today.
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What do you guys think about the league match thing? Seems pretty cool. I got ranked in the platinum rank, I guess that is good smile.gif

Seems pretty cool... kinda gives you a rank based on skill instead of just playing time, similar to the old Halo ranking system
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