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Sum1 guy me GOW. Im too cheap. How about COD4. What u guys think about that?
Well, we have to remember GOW isn't EXACTLY an FPS. It can be hard to compare with other games, it is truly unique.
    
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Halo 3 gets old pretty quickly. GoW gets my vote. It's a different approach to the genre, and I can't wait for the sequel.
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Gears is quite pretty, and was fun for a few months. I still believe Halo has a more engaging story line, and its multilayer is almost limitless in terms of replay-ability.

Those who crap on Halo's story must have:
  1. Not payed attention to the entirety of the dialog
  2. Not played through the previous games
  3. Not read the books
    
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GoW hands down FTW!!!!!!
a LOT better than halo.
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Gears is quite pretty, and was fun for a few months. I still believe Halo has a more engaging story line, and its multilayer is almost limitless in terms of replay-ability.

Those who crap on Halo's story must have:
  1. Not payed attention to the entirety of the dialog
  2. Not played through the previous games
  3. Not read the books
It was not the story that failed me in Halo 3. It was pretty much every single other aspect of that game from flawed melee system to fake HD.
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Gears is quite pretty, and was fun for a few months. I still believe Halo has a more engaging story line, and its multilayer is almost limitless in terms of replay-ability.

Those who crap on Halo's story must have:
  1. Not payed attention to the entirety of the dialog
  2. Not played through the previous games
  3. Not read the books
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Originally Posted by l V l View Post
Lawl... Halo is EPIC fail, story line is about as important as :turd: when it comes to multiplayer FPS's.

GOW>HALO everyday till the end of time!
As I quoted, storyline is nothing.

As Multi-player goes:

- Fun for about a month
- Armor system is similar to gow, but SO MUCH MORE BORING (GoW=chainsaw and the melee system is more fun)
- Halo is not as pretty
- Vehicles and such just make the game slower and honestly take less skill from winning
    
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GoW had a better story then Halo 3 that is for sure. They just made the story line more interesting and fun to play.

However, for online multi player Halo 3 completely without a doubt blows GoW out of the water end of story. No other game compares to the popularity of Halo 3 online. Other games will come out and out do it for a little while but then everyone just goes back to Halo.
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GoW had a better story then Halo 3 that is for sure. They just made the story line more interesting and fun to play.

However, for online multi player Halo 3 completely without a doubt blows GoW out of the water end of story. No other game compares to the popularity of Halo 3 online. Other games will come out and out do it for a little while but then everyone just goes back to Halo.
Yes, but how much of the popularity of Halo 3 MP is brand name loyalty?

I think we are discussing the actual merits of the MP and/or game.
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GoW had a better story then Halo 3 that is for sure. They just made the story line more interesting and fun to play.

However, for online multi player Halo 3 completely without a doubt blows GoW out of the water end of story. No other game compares to the popularity of Halo 3 online. Other games will come out and out do it for a little while but then everyone just goes back to Halo.
We aren't discussing how many 11 yr old conformists looking to be cool play Halo3, we are discussing the truly better game.
    
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As I quoted, storyline is nothing.

As Multi-player goes:

- Fun for about a month
- Armor system is similar to gow, but SO MUCH MORE BORING (GoW=chainsaw and the melee system is more fun)
- Halo is not as pretty
- Vehicles and such just make the game slower and honestly take less skill from winning
Well considering that Halo pioneered the recharging health system...

...and that 90% of team slayer games do not involve vehicles (even more so in ranked matches).

You'll find the vehicles in the big team battle games. And I wouldn't say that they're over powered....there's usually a missilepod or two, rockets, and even a spartan lazer on most maps.

I do agree that GOW looks ALOT better though.
    
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