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Well I usually don't come to this sub-forum but I do have a question. My 14 year old nephew is going to visit for the day and I want to get him a PC game that we can play at my house but then he can take home with him. I am thinking of Call of Duty, what do 14 year olds like to play? I will run down to Target and pick it up tonight.When he came to visit last year I got him Crysis but I can't find Crysis Warhead anywhere in town right now.
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For $20 you can't go wrong with Bad Company 2.
    
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I am thinking of Call of Duty, what do 14 year olds like to play?
That.

CoD4 is cheap and a blast.
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Im 15, Get him cod4,css,dods, anything that goes boom. Minecraft if your crazy and want your nephew to be addicted.
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OK, thanks I am off to Target.
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post #6 of 9
Get COD4

My reasons for this: COD4 is amazingly easy to play in multiplayer

BC2 and CSS and DODS are a little bit more difficult.


Starting him out on an EASY game will help him get more hooked on PC gaming, so he will happily move onto more difficult games.


Cheers!
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OK went to Target and got CoD4,it was 29.00+tax. The girl who sold it to me wanted to see I.D. (I am 55). The "Black OPs" addition to the series was 59.00+tax,is it really that good? +reps all.

EDIT: Does a cpu overclock affect this game in a postive way? of course a GPU overclock will. I am i7-930 at 4.05 6gb DDR3 and a EVGA 275,on water.Non 1080p monitor
Edited by PCCstudent - 1/29/11 at 5:44pm
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OK went to Target and got CoD4,it was 29.00+tax. The girl who sold it to me wanted to see I.D. (I am 55). The "Black OPs" addition to the series was 59.00+tax,is it really that good? +reps all.

EDIT: Does a cpu overclock affect this game in a postive way? of course a GPU overclock will. I am i7-930 at 4.05 6gb DDR3 and a EVGA 275,on water.Non 1080p monitor
Black Ops has too many problems now, don't bother with it.

As for CPU OC, it will but you're at 4GHz already, so another 200MHz won't make much of a difference.


275 is still a fast enough card to max it out at that res.


and lol @ the ID thing. They have to do that on everyone though because of their stupid store policies or they will get in some trouble.
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It's a pretty old game now, it can be maxed with a good router (j/k). Seriously though, you will get a million bajillion FPS with that rig in COD4.
    
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