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post #11 of 17
Honestly, I really liked the SP in Black Ops. I thought the MP was trash, but I followed the SP story closely, and enjoyed it the whole way through. It's worth a play-through for sure. Don't skip the cutscenes or you will get lost. The story has a lot of twists.
Edited by corky dorkelson - 3/30/11 at 9:32am
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I did enjoy playing the single player. Yes, it is basically just a reskin of CoD4 (like all other CoD games), there were was nothing really new, the campaign was similar to the previous games, but I did enjoy the fact that it was based on the Cold War.
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post #13 of 17
Play DS2 on Hardcore for a challenge...but don't break your kb/mouse.

Black Ops SP was alright...I liked it, but nothing spectacular IMO.
post #14 of 17
I played through the sp about7 times. And loved the mp. I dont under stand why every one thinks it sucks. I thought it was fun. But i liked all the cods. On the other hand i pplay just about anything i can get my hands on.
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post #16 of 17
Edit: obviously people don't give a crap about any type of source or evidence of why you have a certain opinion. Soooo, in short: Black Ops is a piss poor developed game with horrible gameplay, I'm surprised it was as successful as it was and it was a gamefly rental
Edited by veritas-truth - 3/30/11 at 11:34am
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Originally Posted by veritas-truth View Post
The actual story to the Campaign isn't bad... The actual game play is terrible though. If you like sniping and being tactical you will definitely hate it. Your teammate AI is horrible. Half the game almost it's like you're on a rail; you start a mission or get to some point your teammates run in front of you and the landscape basically makes a tunnel so you can't get around them until Treyarch puts them where they want them set up first. They give you pretty much no freedom in the game, you just have to do everything EXACTLY the way they want you to.
At one point, you're required to take out some people quietly so it tells you to use your knife; it automatically switches to a knife for you and you can't switch back if you want to use a gun and risk raising an alarm.
Another time you're supposed to use a crossbow to remain stealthy, even though you and your squad has suppressed guns, but they have 2 man patrols walking around and they never separate, so you shoot one with the crossbow and try to reload but your teammate takes the second down with a gun.... What happens when you decide to use a gun? well, one of the 2 man groups is cleaning and fueling a truck; if you decide to snipe the guy pouring the gas can into the truck because he'll spot you killing the other guy, even if you wait to line up a perfect headshot, the gas can blows the whole truck up triggering an alarm.... What if you kill them both then shoot the gas can after he has dropped it?... absolutely nothing.
If you know there are gonna be snipers hiding in the trees in Vietnam, don't bother trying to counter snipe. If you spot one and want to snipe him from about 100 yards away, you can't.. not possible at all. You can waste all your ammo trying to shoot any part of that sniper but you'll never hit him; you aren't allowed to shoot him untilyou are about 25 yards from him and they trigger hos action to spot you and put a bullet into you and then for the game to announce he's there.

You have to wait for everything to be triggered, there isn't really any dynamics to the game; the gameplay for the original SOCOMs were WAY better than this garbage
And that is why you only have 6 rep.

In short, "Is BO's campaign good?"

Yeah, it's good and definately fills that gap for a good singleplayer game. Not too long, either!
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