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What is BF2's storyline like? How would you rate it compared to HL2?

BF2 is multiplayer only, aside from single player matches that are the exact same as MP but with bots.


S.T.A.L.K.E.R: Shadow of Chernobyl is a pretty solid game, very original; however, i didnt find the storyline to be very gripping. often times i found myself just playing and going to where my map pointed rather than actually paying attention to what was going on.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare - very good single player, a tad short, but good nonetheless. the bonus: when you finish with SP, the MP kicks @55.

F.E.A.R - if you want something different, something with a good story, and something intense, then F.E.A.R is a great choice.

Doom 3 - wow intense and scary; though repetative and obvious at times. either way, its a good game to kill time.

BioShock - i wasnt MUCH of a fan of this game, though i own it and have played it several times. lots of people out there praise this game and will stick to that until the day they die, so i recommend you at least try it - if only the demo - to see what you think of a different, very original game.

Half Life 1 - if you loved HL2 - which you apparently do - then you will thoroughly enjoy the original Half Life. it is truely a phenominal game and WELL worth any money spent to play the awesomeness that is the first part to a fantastic series.

FarCry - this game is actually free now, so you can just download it; that is to say, if you are in the US.

Call of Duty/Call of Duty: United Offensive - forgive me for being a fan of series starters, but these two are a must have for any PC gamer IMO. the multiplayer is uncomparable to that of any other game ive played to date.


that about does it for my choice list. hope i helped.

Cheers,
- Flatliner



P.S - if you havent 100% completed Crysis, then i suggest you go back and play it straight through. the game truely deserves more credit than it is given, as it is a very fun, though short, game. once you get to the mining complex, the game really takes off.

try paying less attention to graphics and more attention how much the game plays like a movie. its really quite fun
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Crysis, Call of Duty 4
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IMO crysis is overrated.

Take Bioshock, a FANTASTIC game, and also CoD4 will do well, though it's really short.

Maybe Assassin's Creed - i don't know about that one yet, i'll start playing it tonight
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Wow, I must say I can't believe how many positive responses I got. +1 for Flatliner. I think I'm going to try Half Life 1 and F.E.A.R. I do have the Orange Box, and I've already beaten the two episodes. Way too short, IMO. I watched the trailer for Portal and it frankly looks like it would make my brain explode. Lol, not sure if I'm ready for that yet. Points for utter creativity just for the concept of that game. I'll have to try FarCry, Bioshock, and COD4.
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Play Portal. Seriously, do it. It is one of the best games ever made.

As to other games worth playing COD4 was awesome.
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Sweet, not a lot of computer nerds like me around here, lol. Everyone's into football
Hey, it's cow butt (Cabot)

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Play Portal. Seriously, do it. It is one of the best games ever made.

As to other games worth playing COD4 was awesome.
It's certainly innovative, but that's highly subjective. I just couldn't get into Portal, and I tried. I have to have some action in my FPS....
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Portal is fun but it's way too short. It took me like 4 hours to beat. I agree with the people that are saying Crysis is over rated. I ended up uninstalling it after playing it for about 30 minutes. IMHO Farcry is a much better game than Crysis.
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It's certainly innovative, but that's highly subjective. I just couldn't get into Portal, and I tried. I have to have some action in my FPS....
Sorry for not being specific, I would say that it is one of the best games.

Still, I would presume you either didn't understand or didn't listen to the storyline, otherwise I can't see how someone could not be gripped by Portal completely.

I guess if all you like is shooting people in the face, it won't be good, but it's a brilliantly well made game.
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Wow, I must say I can't believe how many positive responses I got. +1 for Flatliner. I think I'm going to try Half Life 1 and F.E.A.R. I do have the Orange Box, and I've already beaten the two episodes. Way too short, IMO. I watched the trailer for Portal and it frankly looks like it would make my brain explode. Lol, not sure if I'm ready for that yet. Points for utter creativity just for the concept of that game. I'll have to try FarCry, Bioshock, and COD4.
Portal ties into the Half life story. Your missing out on more Half Life if you don't play it. I was the same was you when I saw the trailer, but it isn't that bad.
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Portal ties into the Half life story. Your missing out on more Half Life if you don't play it. I was the same was you when I saw the trailer, but it isn't that bad.
Well that's cool, I'll have to try it then. It came with my Orange Box, it's just sitting there.
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