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Looking to get a FPS, which one is better?

Is Bad Company 2 an expansion or stand alone?

I don't want to pay a lot though, maybe $20.
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Which CoD? I really preferred MW2 and 4 over BO. As far as Bad Company 2 goes, it's one of the best FPS games I've ever played online. If you get some friends to play with you'll be playing for hours.

It has a very long lifespan too, because there's tons of unlocks and it takes forever to rank up
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BC2 is a standalone game The vietnam pack is an expansion to that game.

BC2 is BAD ***.

Buy it, Love it, LIVE IT!
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Well, Cod is like $40-$60 And If most likely U'll get borred If you like to play a lot. Maybe Not so fast if you like realy fast paced games.

I prefer to play Bad Company. I never get borred. There are so many things you can do. Take any route you want towards your obejective and destroy everything. And at Cod, You can have only very few route, this gets borring. And lots of campers, and tubenoobs and all that stuff. Besides Bad Company is team based game. Get some mates and play it together for even more fun.
Besides that its only $20 for digital version.
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BC2 for reals. Awesome game with serious staying power.
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BC2 = Slower, more careful gameplay on large maps.

COD = Faster paced arena type gameplay. IMO the height of the series was COD4, which remains my second favourite FPS ever. Still thousands of servers...

It's a preferance thing. Arena or large maps & slow gameplay? YOU decide. None of the guys here. Everyone here will recommend BC2 because they have received influences on here that say so. However, both games are very good games and will bring you tons of enjoyment. Just for the heck of it, choose yourself.
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Crystal clear choice. BC2.
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Which CoD? I really preferred MW2 and 4 over BO. As far as Bad Company 2 goes, it's one of the best FPS games I've ever played online. If you get some friends to play with you'll be playing for hours.

It has a very long lifespan too, because there's tons of unlocks and it takes forever to rank up
BC2 is decent as an arcade/serious hybrid type shooter. its by far not THE BEST of anything... other than perhaps that particular nitch. But its certainly fun with some buddies and a good server.

I have to SERIOUSLY take issue with your claim that it has a long lifespan due to unlocks and rank ups. You can unlock EVERY DAMN THING in the game in a week easy. After that point rank ups are just point grinding. Best just ignore them entirely. It is still a fun game though.

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Looking to get a FPS, which one is better?

Is Bad Company 2 an expansion or stand alone?

I don't want to pay a lot though, maybe $20.
Don't care about graphics? Get BF2 (not BC2).
Otherwise, BC2
Avoid CoD


BC2 and BF2 are both stand alone games and can be played without feeling pressured into expansions.
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post #9 of 24
Another vote for Battlefield:Bad Company 2....FABULOUS game. very fun...and the expansion pack, Vietnam, just makes it that much better!
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Going by your price range, BC2 is your only option. Maybe CoD World at War if you're lucky.
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