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When will modern fps's start changing settings? back to WWII?

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So i've been wondering for a while, seems like the past few years have been predominately modern era FPS's, where a few years before that it was mostly WWII with CoD, MoH and BF1942. Now we have Black Ops and BC Vietnam, but the base games are predominately modern with MW2, BFBC2, BF3 coming out, most likely the next call of duty.

So are we in for an era trend change? Is it going to move to futuristic, other conflicts? I for one think a good WWII comeback would be awesome with something like Frostbite 2.0
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I don't consider COD a real shooter..........action/adventure maybe.
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So i've been wondering for a while, seems like the past few years have been predominately modern era FPS's, where a few years before that it was mostly WWII with CoD, MoH and BF1942. Now we have Black Ops and BC Vietnam, but the base games are predominately modern with MW2, BFBC2, BF3 coming out, most likely the next call of duty.

So are we in for an era trend change? Is it going to move to futuristic, other conflicts? I for one think a good WWII comeback would be awesome with something like Frostbite 2.0
we dont need any more WWII shooters

i was happy when they moved away from that war.

we need more BF2142 like games.
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As they beat the dead-horse for over ten years with WW2 games I'm sure we have at least a few more years of modern shooters.
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We need a good quality WWII game.


With tank battles, GOOD GRAPHICS, Historically accurate, etc... just an awesome one.
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We need a good quality WWII game.


With tank battles, GOOD GRAPHICS, Historically accurate, etc... just an awesome one.
RO2 comes out pretty soon
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With the way games are headed, I don't really see older settings coming into play. Game companies seem like they are focusing on the amazing graphics and the futuristic-ness of games. Before these games like MW2 and BF2 came out, were older settings like the 1900s common in video games? Im not sure on that, and if they werent ever popular then that can help explain the huge majority of newer games.
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Anyone remember Return to Castle Wolfenstein? I'd like to see a game with specific team-oriented classes (i.e. soldier, lieutenant, medic, etc.). Each class could have its own achievements and advancement potential.

Excuse my ignorance if one already exists. I haven't played much FPS since RtCW and COD1.
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I think the farther they go back in time with wars, the more graphically better they will be. Besides the guns, could you imagine how detailed a game on WWI could be? The dirt, mud, etc. I don't really think of that stuff when I think futuristic games like Crysis.
    
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We need more futuristic/space shooters. Mass effect style FTW.
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