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Its hard to kill COD. COD is for nubs and kids. They cant play BF.

Hate to break it to you. But, you're talking about video games bro.

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Hey guys trade out your boring shooter for our boring shooter, I used to hope they would do a 2142 remake or sequel or w/e, but now I don't really care...I'll just play ps2.
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Online FPS games have become a joke since the day's of America's Army, BF1942, BF2, CS, and Unreal Tournament, you know games that took actual skill. Nowadays anyone can pick it up and be "pro" at it.

The skill argument is tired. I played all of those games you listed and did well, and I continue to do well in modern shooters.
Either someone get with the times or be left behind.

Hard =/ fun. The greater majority doesn't want to grind for countless hours. Fun equals higher profit and mainstream appeal, high difficulty equals lower profit and limited appeal.
A game should be challenging up to a set level, basically teaching the player how to be better. A few people that dominate every round isn't fun.

This PC gamer virus of "the harder the better" is one of the reasons why consoles earn more money than PC.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 3/26/13 at 3:13pm
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Bad Company started the slide for Battlefield, so I don't know why you or anyone else hold that game in such high regard.

The game is fun within its own right, as a spin off.

The fact that DICE took a lot of elements and transitioned them to the pure lineage is an insult.
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+1

I like how so many people think BC2 was the holy grail for BF series.

Either they started playing BF just a few years ago or have pretty terrible long term memory.

Despite BF3 being inferior to BF2 it's still a fun, expansive game that was definitely worth the $$...not to mention the biggest technical feat in the series.

I wouldn't say BC2 is the holy grail of the series since it's a completely different game compared to BF2/BF2142/etc.

I would say it's my favorite of any BF-titled games though.
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Bad Company started the slide for Battlefield, so I don't know why you or anyone else hold that game in such high regard.

Because for me it was the last BF game that I actually had fun with. I'm not saying it's the best BF game of all time, I'm just saying that's it's a somewhat recent title that I really enjoy playing.
 
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The skill argument is tired. I played all of those games you listed and did well, and I continue to do well in modern shooters.
Either someone get with the times or be left behind.

Hard =/ fun. The greater majority doesn't want to grind for countless hours. Fun equals higher profit and mainstream appeal, high difficulty equals lower profit and limited appeal.
A game should be challenging up to a set level, basically teaching the player how to be better. A few people that dominate every round isn't fun.

This PC gamer virus of "the harder the better" is one of the reasons why consoles earn more money than PC.

+1.
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The skill argument is tired. I played all of those games you listed and did well, and I continue to do well in modern shooters.
Either someone get with the times or be left behind.

Hard =/ fun. The greater majority doesn't want to grind for countless hours. Fun equals higher profit and mainstream appeal, high difficulty equals lower profit and limited appeal.
A game should be challenging up to a set level, basically teaching the player how to be better. A few people that dominate every round isn't fun.

This PC gamer virus of "the harder the better" is one of the reasons why consoles earn more money than PC.

Yes, the times of brainless entertainment.

I can't wait to see how much more worthless society will become.
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My Dad friend Kid he is like 13 i think. Plays PS3 with his friends. Sow me playing BF3 and bought it. Returned it 2 weeks latter because he sucked and was getting owned. Playes COD MW3 instead and instant buys BO II and loves it.

That's great that you know a kid who had that experience, but that hardly speaks for every gamer out there. Battlefield and Call of Duty are both extremely mainstream games in the incredibly popular genre of multiplayer war shooters, bought by largely the same type of crowd. I wish people would get over being stuck up about how their shooter of choice is for the superior race and others are beneath them. Just find whichever franchise that puts out a new game with a generic soldier on the box every year to be best suited to your tastes and have some fun.
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If you honestly think video games lacking skill impact society.......

I am at a loss for words.......
 
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