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I don't know what to say, IW sure isn't getting my money.
 
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OMG :eek:

you can switch to 1st though right
Im assuming it is just a way to play online or something like a 3rd person view deathmatch mode (think socom). I am sure the game runs native to FPS. and TPS would be the alternate option.
 
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(...) spotted modes such as 3rd Person Team Deathmatch and Cage Match 3rd Person, all of which would back up the 3rd person claims.
Still don't know what possessed them to do this.
 
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It says a minimum of a 3.2 P. My second gamer is 3.0 P4. But my card is far better then their recommended minimum card and I have 3 times the ram. What are the chances it will still run it.
If nothing else the Lan games would be cool if the multiplayer sucks.
 

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boise, I think you can overclock your 3.0 p4 to 3.2 easily, but I dont think its going to make a big difference in performance. With a p4, I think you are looking at minimal detail with lowest resolution and maybe acceptable FPS. Just curious, how is your pc running the first modern warfare COD4.
 
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It says a minimum of a 3.2 P. My second gamer is 3.0 P4. But my card is far better then their recommended minimum card and I have 3 times the ram. What are the chances it will still run it.
If nothing else the Lan games would be cool if the multiplayer sucks.
Bad news then, neither console or pc is getting any kind of lan gameplay option.

Also, if you can play the first one, expect similar performance from this one.
 
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boise, I think you can overclock your 3.0 p4 to 3.2 easily, but I dont think its going to make a big difference in performance. With a p4, I think you are looking at minimal detail with lowest resolution and maybe acceptable FPS. Just curious, how is your pc running the first modern warfare COD4.

Great at about medium setting and 800x600 rez.It is the second gamer I have posted under my posts. It is an MPC and is locked for OCing though. I've had game before that a video card made up for the lack of CPU speed. I hope this is the case. Some games now though won't even let you load them if you don't meeting minimum requirements.
 
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Bad news then, neither console or pc is getting any kind of lan gameplay option.

Also, if you can play the first one, expect similar performance from this one.
I play Call of Duty 5 fine on this machine too. That bites if they won't have lan. Could you find an empty server and play on that ? I'm confused on what all these screw ups they are doing to the MP options. Why didn't they leave that part just like COD 4. That was what made it such a success.
 
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I play Call of Duty 5 fine on this machine too. That bites if they won't have lan. Could you find an empty server and play on that ? I'm confused on what all these screw ups they are doing to the MP options. Why didn't they leave that part just like COD 4. That was what made it such a success.
They won't leave it alone because they see a large void in the pc market for the potential they have to get extra profits post sale. They spend too much time drooling over the money console players hand out and think they can get the same from the pc community. So, they cut off all cords that could allow any kind of multiplayer/mods for the game to get around them getting money for DLC. I won't be surprised either if they charge a monthly fee to play online.

If you go back a few pages there is a link to comments from the CEO of Activision. I think things will come to light after you read the article. :shadedshu
 

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and i bet poor sales for this game will be quoted as a reason that "PC gaming is dying"
 
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Modern Warfare 2 Soviet AD



It looks like they are getting desperate to sell copies.
 
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and i bet poor sales for this game will be quoted as a reason that "PC gaming is dying"
they are trying to turn the pc into something its not. the reason we play games on the pc is we like dedicated servers, we like mods, we like 50 player team death matches.

when you take these things away you are left with a platform that is crippled for absolutely no reason other than they think we will all run out to buy it for a small fortune (£50 in the uk :eek:) then be left with a crippled game that you cant play with your friends as soon as they bring out an update because they thing we will all we willing to spend even more money on a game we already paid for.

you can almost smell the bs as they try and sell the maps as expansion packs or something.



as the late great george carlin said: ITS ALL BULLSHIT AND ITS BAD FOR YOU!
 
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I play Call of Duty 5 fine on this machine too. That bites if they won't have lan. Could you find an empty server and play on that ? I'm confused on what all these screw ups they are doing to the MP options. Why didn't they leave that part just like COD 4. That was what made it such a success.
Do not buy this game. If you do flying TechPowerUp Monkeys will take your first born!
 
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One thing you pay dearly for prizing away from PC enthusiasts is control, but that's just what Infinity Ward's risking by moving Modern Warfare 2's multiplayer servers in-house. The decision, which broke in an October 17 podcast with fan site BashandSlash, involves swapping traditional do-it-yourself PC matchmaking servers for autocratic console-style centralization...aka One Server (Farm) To Rule Them All.

Result? A veritable you-know-what storm.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/174373/are_dedicated_servers_for_modern_warfare_2_a_bad_idea.html


He seems a tad clueless though.
 

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Are you upset because you want control for the sake of improving the game experience?

Or control for the sake of control?
no richard, i'm angry for the sake of mother fucking high latency. they should have just made this game to where pc players can v.s console players. then it'd be worth $61 for the sake of slaying i mean playing consolers.
 
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Do not buy this game. If you do flying TechPowerUp Monkeys will take your first born!
She is 26 and has had 2 of her own. Right now they are living with me.
Please take her and her husband and leave the grandkids:laugh:
I'm torn , but I have worn out everything else I own. A little tired of COD 4.
I like the look of BFBC 2 , but I don't want to wait another 6 months to buy a
new game. What do you have that you could ship to me :roll:
 
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World at War?
 
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Yeah they have some new maps. I may check it out again.
The SP was pretty good, but not enough to do it again.
 
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Modern Warfare 2 Opens with Terror

A leaked video from France surfaced on the internet this morning showing what appears to be the opening single-player campaign mission for Modern Warfare 2. In it, the players apparently assume the role of terrorist, and are seen entering an airport through an elevator with the rest of your squad members.

The team enters near the baggage check area where about 20 civilians are standing before being gunned down ruthlessly by your squadmates. The rest of the level takes the team through the airport shooting civilians lying on the ground and running away in fear. The graphic depictions in this sequence are some of the most violent-looking and realistic scenes we've seen in a video game. This could cause controversy from the mainstream media for obvious reasons.
http://pc.ign.com/articles/103/1039382p1.html


And it just gets better and better...
(you can watch it here, in French) - video is down courtesy of Activision
 
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Woot.. Just what Obama needs to see for his "anti gaming" thoughts.... Soon, we might be just looking forward to the 5th barbie paradise game...

I'm sorry.. But, this would just make me, not even want to play it... It's realistic... But, damn...
 
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Yeah... they went a "little" overboard with this.
 
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