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MW2 is the most unrealistic PC FPS I have ever played in my life, but it is also much more fun to me than BC2 (oh god I am going to get flamed so much for this ) because of the extreme fast paced action. Of course, it isn't realistic at all, but it is still an extremely fun game.

Another example is Crysis. I have heard so many people tell me "That game sucks because it isn't realistic at all". WHAT??? Sure, Crysis isn't the best game I have ever played in my life, but it was pretty nice.

So who cares if it isn't realistic? Do people not play games for fun anymore?
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Because I want to play something nice, not lazer fights... and commando pro lameness
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post #3 of 144
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Because I want to play something nice, not lazer fights... and commando pro lameness
So you are saying you would rather a game be realistic than entertaining to you?
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in before the bfbc2 lovers (dislike the game myself..) but ya, I have no clue sir....
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Because I want to play something nice, not lazer fights... and commando pro lameness
Don't hate on Republic Commando Love to pew pew other clones, federations droids and stuff

And I take it you have not played or liked Unreal or Quake?
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Realistic games dont make for fun games...you want a realistic fps game?

So your trapped in a building, crying your eyes out because you know your going to die because some insurgants are shooting RPGs into your story and your best friend next to you just got domed and your wearing his brains. Your not even holding your weapon as bullets come wizzing by your face, you clutching a picture of your daughter and wife you know you will never see again. You weep harder, remembering the last conversation you had with your wife was a heated argument over something that wasnt even a big deal. You regret not telling her you love her. All around you your brother in arms are falling in combat, all the souls you got to know in your last tour breathing their last breaths."

Yea...war isnt fun...COD is.
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Realistic games are fun, my entire clan are soldiers and they would NEVER play Call of Duty ever again, after playing Bad Company 2, sure not everything is as realistic, but it's better than nothing.

COD games are just... meh. To be honest, they make me get sleepy / bored really fast
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Do you guys really want realistic after being in a war? I am not trying to be disrespectful to anyone, but I would think you guys would want something a little more away from the realistic.. .
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It's not that we want realism per say. Its that we want the product to succeed in its intended goal. MW2 is a game marketed and sold as a "Modern Warfare" game (did you catch that one? Its subtle I know), but in reality has nothing to do with the subject. Now, if honestly, thats why I LOVED Crysis (1 and warhead, not the crap port that is 2). It archived its goal of being extremely immersive and convincing on a SENSORY level, while stepping beyond what is real in terms of concept and gameplay. The nanosuit was never intended to simulate a army grunt's $140 pound armor vest and equipment pack.
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