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#76
Now imagine if they released a new SC every year, it would be utter crap.
OH I cannot wait. The reason i cancelled my SC2 pre-order was an announcement Spelling something along the lines of this.... I mean what are you thinking? ITS Blizzard, Activision...both the same company now. LMAO xD


Modern Warfare 2 is still VERY big and will still be played for some time.
Agree. LOVE the game still.
 
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why is it , the more BO multiplayer videos im watching, the more it looks like a step back from MW2...
 

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why is it , the more BO multiplayer videos im watching, the more it looks like a step back from MW2...
How is it a step back? The weapons are older, it seeeeems a bit slower. Expected the first, the second is correctable. I wait to hear your thoughts...
 
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weapons do look older and less detailed.
maps look less detailed, simpler and the 'scenery' seems to be heavily copied from mw2
i saw this thing called 'valkyrie rockets' which look like really lame predator missiles.

dont get me wrong , i want it to be good. just sometimes when a game gets overhyped it fails miserably
 

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I like getting a new CoD title each year. Because by this time the old one starts to get stale anyway!

People still play CoD 4 and WaW today, even if new content doesnt get released for them. Modern Warfare 2 is still VERY big and will still be played for some time.


+10000000000000000000

I love the fact that there is a new COD release every year. Because it always delivers a superb, really fun SP Campaign mode. I absolutely can't wait for it! :rockout: Haters can just STFU and GTFO. No one's forcing your'll to buy the game. :mad:
 

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weapons do look older and less detailed.
maps look less detailed, simpler and the 'scenery' seems to be heavily copied from mw2
i saw this thing called 'valkyrie rockets' which look like really lame predator missiles.

dont get me wrong , i want it to be good. just sometimes when a game gets overhyped it fails miserably
All the vids you were watchign were XBOX surely? xD We will see what PC is like in 3 days =D
 
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dont get me wrong , i want it to be good. just sometimes when a game gets overhyped it fails miserably
COD can't fail or get over-hyped because its COD.
Reminds me of Apple, people just start to look for the name and neglect everything else.
 

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Is this game supported by Kinect?
 
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Well, I just purchased this of Steam. I decided to get this instead of Fallout Vegas. I was naive at first because I thought it was just going to be a mod, but instead there are a lot, I mean a lot of features that are new. Here is the Youtube Channel where you can see it for yourself.

Some quickies that are involved:

  • Now supports Game Controller (PC's), I cannot confirm if you can use your Game Controller for Multiplayer. That'd be kick ass. I have the wireless XBOX 360 Controller.
  • Hack Perk
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  • You can buy perks, weapons, custimzations, etc --no need to gain levels like MW2
  • There are three new modes to earn money - one with pistols 1 bullet - one with crossbows and throwing knives - and one with kick ass guns
  • Customized Multiplayer Camera --You record your kills and you can customize how you want it to be seen
  • The list goes on and on, but you get the idea.

This is why I am happy I invested $60. I can't wait till Monday midnight! :respect:
 
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Well, I just purchased this of Steam. I decided to get this instead of Fallout Vegas. I was naive at first because I thought it was just going to be a mod, but instead there are a lot, I mean a lot of features that are new. Here is the Youtube Channel where you can see it for yourself.

Some quickies that are involved:

  • Now supports Game Controller (PC's), I cannot confirm if you can use your Game Controller for Multiplayer. That'd be kick ass. I have the wireless XBOX 360 Controller.
  • Hack Perk
  • Ghost Perk
  • Mini RV Bomb
  • You can now shoot people off from your own helicopter instead of pushing a button.
  • You can point out enimies to your teammates by using your map
  • Avatar Customizations (Like stickers for your guns)
  • New Corsair Skins (There was a purple skull, regular red dot, green looking laser dot)
  • You can now make bet's and if your on the top three you win the most cash
  • You can buy perks, weapons, custimzations, etc --no need to gain levels like MW2
  • There are three new modes to earn money - one with pistols 1 bullet - one with crossbows and throwing knives - and one with kick ass guns
  • Customized Multiplayer Camera --You record your kills and you can customize how you want it to be seen
  • The list goes on and on, but you get the idea.

This is why I am happy I invested $60. I can't wait till Monday midnight! :respect:
You lost me when you said it supported controllers. Also buying perks, weapons and such instead of earning it is lame.
 
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LOL Mailman, you are soo right!

Sounds as the Ultimate Console Game for PC, play it as if it IS a console game, not a port!!

Gamepad for a SHOOTER on PC, gimme a break!!!!! :eek::eek:
 
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hell yeah i wanna kill jihads with my bare hands
 
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I held back on getting Modern Warfare 2, I'm currently enjoying BFBC2. I'm definitely buying Black Ops off steam I hope it will be a big improvement as COD4 was my main breakfast/lunch/dinner from this series. :toast:

The only reason I don't buy console is because I can't make a hobby out of it like I can on the computer. As in be able to tweak settings and hardware, surf the net smoothly watch videos, listen to music etc. I like having my setup on one location than split into two :) no hard feelings.
 

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#97
It isnt groundbreaking, but it is a fun shooter with a good storyline. It has a few nice vehicle sections also. Piloting the Mi-24 Hind Gunship is pretty cool and the mini-gun is a nice addition to your arsenal :D

At the end of the day, if your not a Call Of Duty fan, you may want to avoid this. But, trust me, the CoD fanboys, like myself, will lap this up. Bring on Modern Warfare 3 I say because i want to know what happens to Soap & Price :D




LOL, yep it does have a few movie clichés (even one 'borrowed' from The Last Castle ;) ) But, I really did not mind this, it adds to the gameplay.

Actually m8, the game has some very nice weaponry in it. Personally, I loved the G11, mainly because I had never heard of this prototype assault rifle, or ever seen it in a game (maybe I have but just didnt realise?).

I understand why most PC gamers regard the recent CoD titles as games made by Satan himself. But, I cant help liking them. Being a console only guy now, Im quite easily pleased (and I would rather play something than nothing at all!). But if the game was shite, I would say so.
I absolutely loved CoD4, but I thought MW2 was complete and utter shit. Where does this game fall?

I like getting a new CoD title each year. Because by this time the old one starts to get stale anyway!

People still play CoD 4 and WaW today, even if new content doesnt get released for them. Modern Warfare 2 is still VERY big and will still be played for some time.
+10000000000000000000

I love the fact that there is a new COD release every year. Because it always delivers a superb, really fun SP Campaign mode. I absolutely can't wait for it! :rockout: Haters can just STFU and GTFO. No one's forcing your'll to buy the game. :mad:
I don't. I think it's utterly stupid. A release every year means we get less content per game, and less quality, but we still pay full price. A game every year with a lower price that actually reflects it's quality and quantity? Sure, that's great. That's NOT what they have been giving us. Instead we get to pay more for less. And then they even purposely leave things out of the game so they can charge you even more to add it in the guise of DLC. It's a total crock of shit. :mad:

And I know you don't want to hear this, Hookey, but it's the console gamers that caused this to be OK. People that never gamed on PC generally do have lower game standards. That's not to say you do, but in general it's the truth, because they have never seen the higher quality that PC games can offer, even for the same title, and never knew that maps and mods used to be free. The minute that the corporations figured out that people were gullible enough to pay to play online and to pay for half-assed DLC, was the minute we stopped getting truly good games, on both console and PC. I mean, come on, having to pay to use the CoD4 maps in MW2? Seriously? Then add to add to that, they took away our mods and servers on the PC side. Sorry, MW2 was a shit title, shoved out the door to just make a buck.

I really, REALLY want BO to break this trend, but I have a feeling it isn't going to. Activision is burying this series under corporate greed. This title needs to come back to the openness of CoD4 for me to consider it seriously.

EDIT:

Nevermind. I'm not going to buy this title.

Well, I just purchased this of Steam. I decided to get this instead of Fallout Vegas. I was naive at first because I thought it was just going to be a mod, but instead there are a lot, I mean a lot of features that are new. Here is the Youtube Channel where you can see it for yourself.

Some quickies that are involved:

  • Now supports Game Controller (PC's), I cannot confirm if you can use your Game Controller for Multiplayer. That'd be kick ass. I have the wireless XBOX 360 Controller.
  • Hack Perk
  • Ghost Perk
  • Mini RV Bomb
  • You can now shoot people off from your own helicopter instead of pushing a button.
  • You can point out enimies to your teammates by using your map
  • Avatar Customizations (Like stickers for your guns)
  • New Corsair Skins (There was a purple skull, regular red dot, green looking laser dot)
  • You can now make bet's and if your on the top three you win the most cash
  • You can buy perks, weapons, custimzations, etc --no need to gain levels like MW2
  • There are three new modes to earn money - one with pistols 1 bullet - one with crossbows and throwing knives - and one with kick ass guns
  • Customized Multiplayer Camera --You record your kills and you can customize how you want it to be seen
  • The list goes on and on, but you get the idea.

This is why I am happy I invested $60. I can't wait till Monday midnight! :respect:
That shit is goddamn stupid. They completely ruined the series. "Perks" that do nothing but make something look different are fucking lame. I want shit that's actually functional. And I don't want people to "buy" perks, I want perks to be EARNED, as is the proper way to do it. This is completely dumbed down, and aimed at 12yo kiddies and their Xbox. Between this and the 18 player ranked limit, we get no PC love as usual. That settles it, this franchise is dead to me. It is retired to the halls of titles that feel from grace. *plays taps*

Activision is the new EA.
 
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I absolutely loved CoD4, but I thought MW2 was complete and utter shit. Where does this game fall?





I don't. I think it's utterly stupid. A release every year means we get less content per game, and less quality, but we still pay full price. A game every year with a lower price that actually reflects it's quality and quantity? Sure, that's great. That's NOT what they have been giving us. Instead we get to pay more for less. And then they even purposely leave things out of the game so they can charge you even more to add it in the guise of DLC. It's a total crock of shit. :mad:

And I know you don't want to hear this, Hookey, but it's the console gamers that caused this to be OK. People that never gamed on PC generally do have lower game standards. That's not to say you do, but in general it's the truth, because they have never seen the higher quality that PC games can offer, even for the same title, and never knew that maps and mods used to be free. The minute that the corporations figured out that people were gullible enough to pay to play online and to pay for half-assed DLC, was the minute we stopped getting truly good games, on both console and PC. I mean, come on, having to pay to use the CoD4 maps in MW2? Seriously? Then add to add to that, they took away our mods and servers on the PC side. Sorry, MW2 was a shit title, shoved out the door to just make a buck.

I really, REALLY want BO to break this trend, but I have a feeling it isn't going to. Activision is burying this series under corporate greed. This title needs to come back to the openness of CoD4 for me to consider it seriously.

EDIT:

Nevermind. I'm not going to buy this title.



That shit is goddamn stupid. They completely ruined the series. "Perks" that do nothing but make something look different are fucking lame. I want shit that's actually functional. And I don't want people to "buy" perks, I want perks to be EARNED, as is the proper way to do it. This is completely dumbed down, and aimed at 12yo kiddies and their Xbox. Between this and the 18 player ranked limit, we get no PC love as usual. That settles it, this franchise is dead to me. It is retired to the halls of titles that feel from grace. *plays taps*

Activision is the new EA.
I understand m8. Your right, console gamers seem to settle for less. Having been a PC gamer for a number of years, I understand your frustrations. Like Ive said before, I have no other option atm, so I have to play stuff like this on the 360.

Game devs/publishers etc are focusing on the console market now (and screwing over the PC gamer!) because thats where the money is :(. It does my head in that they hold back content so they can sell it to you at a later date (this is a good case for not 'paying' for the title in the first place ;) )

PS: I had a quick blast on the BO MP last night. You do buy the perks, but its not with real cash of MS points. You use COD points that you earn whilst playing MP and getting kills etc ;)

I wont defend Activison at all m8. They know the COD franchise is a cash cow, so they will continue to milk it.
 

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(and screwing over the PC gamer!)
Tbh, while that may be true for most devs / publishers (and is true for Activision Blizzard), Treyarch have regained my respect from the things they are doign for PC.


Yes, its all hush hush. No details, no answers (or few answers), HOWEVER, they are thinking and doing stuff. I mean, i am almost certain, any COD4 server admin will hapily take on a Black Ops Server and know what to do.

We are getting dedicated servers. They know what we want, and even recommended Unranked for the most tweaking.

They made in in-house rCon tool. !!!! Who else has done that????

They are listening, and they seem to be delivering.
 

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I understand m8. Your right, console gamers seem to settle for less. Having been a PC gamer for a number of years, I understand your frustrations. Like Ive said before, I have no other option atm, so I have to play stuff like this on the 360.

Game devs/publishers etc are focusing on the console market now (and screwing over the PC gamer!) because thats where the money is :(. It does my head in that they hold back content so they can sell it to you at a later date (this is a good case for not 'paying' for the title in the first place ;) )

PS: I had a quick blast on the BO MP last night. You do buy the perks, but its not with real cash of MS points. You use COD points that you earn whilst playing MP and getting kills etc ;)

I wont defend Activison at all m8. They know the COD franchise is a cash cow, so they will continue to milk it.
I also understand that not all console gamers have low standards. I was just commenting on the status quo.

And I guess the points system isn't all that bad, but it's still just a gimmicky feature, and not and kind of real content. I see both sides of that I guess.

I still have zero love for the "perks" that do nothing but change colors and crap. That's not the kind of stuff you list as a "new and improved" feature. That should just be an added bonus, not a selling point. A selling point would be, better functional features that make you better at MP, or a longer SP campaign.

Speaking of which, let me guess, another 6 hour campaign for $60?

Tbh, while that may be true for most devs / publishers (and is true for Activision Blizzard), Treyarch have regained my respect from the things they are doign for PC.


Yes, its all hush hush. No details, no answers (or few answers), HOWEVER, they are thinking and doing stuff. I mean, i am almost certain, any COD4 server admin will hapily take on a Black Ops Server and know what to do.

We are getting dedicated servers. They know what we want, and even recommended Unranked for the most tweaking.

They made in in-house rCon tool. !!!! Who else has done that????

They are listening, and they seem to be delivering.
They also hamstrung the servers to be only 18 player for ranked matches. That's crap. There is no reason to limit it like that. This isn't p2p.