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  • 85% (129)
    Yes, Call of Duty is over-hyped.
  • 14% (22)
    No, Call of Duty is not over-hyped.
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post #21 of 65
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Originally Posted by Idra View Post
That's like asking if lamps omit light.
???
Depends on your style of FPS. I'm a die-hard quake junky. Still play Q3 and Q4, and didn't play another FPS shooter until COD4.
Look, in the end, tactical shooters are for people with slow reflexes and poor internet bandwidth. If you have the reflexes and like to run around and kill, COD is a great game... they even have tactical servers for old people and dial up gamers.
LOL
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post #22 of 65
It is over hyped. I find the game only ok and not the "greatest game ever made" like some people think.

It's not that the game is good it's that there just isn't that many other good "pick up and play" games out nowadays.

Games like Mass Effect, Fallout, Deadspace and so on are far better games but its the fact that you have to commit a good amount of time to play the story for them to be any good. With a COD game its just simplistic, you just pick it up and play and don't worry about the story or anything complicated which is why people love the multiplayer but don't bother with the campaign.

I prefer playing single player games so COD doesn't appeal to me at all. That being said i think the campaign in Medal of Honor is far better then any of the campaigns in COD.
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post #23 of 65
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Every other game > cod
Cod = Justin Bieber.
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In other news, the sky is blue.
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post #25 of 65
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Originally Posted by amurph0 View Post
This ^ hahaha
I downloaded Duty Calls the other day. I was almost in tears.

(Some people didn't find it funny.. but all they play is CoD and nothing else with a story and character set that matter so they didn't see the point in my laughter.)
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post #26 of 65
cod2 at a lan lounge in doncaster (not sure if its still there) was absolutely unbeatable
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post #27 of 65
Its over-hyped, but also over-hated.
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post #28 of 65
From CoD 2 it went down into the oblivion of no skill snipers and cool kids with their 1337 quickscope skills. Worst game I can think of.
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post #29 of 65
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Originally Posted by DannyTheGamer View Post
This ^ hahaha
I downloaded Duty Calls the other day. I was almost in tears.

(Some people didn't find it funny.. but all they play is CoD and nothing else with a story and character set that matter so they didn't see the point in my laughter.)
A game does not need a story and character set for it to be a good game.
But..Call Of Duty is easily over-hyped.Mw2 is a aight game, Black Ops was terrible in my opinion.Only thing I like about Black Ops is more customization.
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post #30 of 65
It's the most over-hyped game, since the beginning of gaming in my opinion.
There are so much other better FPS's out there e.g. Crysis, Battlefiled and CS etc.
But it's not the WORST game out there, I have fun on Black Ops when I play it.
But yes very over-hyped.
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