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Fight the Taliban and have a beard that'd make Rubb Ed envious? I hope this is more Spielberg than Bay, hint, hint.
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I played for about an hour, not impressed. The maps are way to freaking small. When I can sit on a mountain sniping and actually see you spawn in something is wrong.
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Yeah, I was repeatedly sniped in spawn. Not great.
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Kinda boring how both sides have identical weapons and unlocks just with different skins/names.
I guess it make balance a breeze.
But honestly it's like they didn't even TRY to make it not Modern Warfare.
Walk out a bit, die, respawn, walk out, die, respawn, walk out, MAYBE get a kill!!!, die, respawn
Rinse and repeat until you learn the cheap points on the map.
The environment gets confusing, I swear EVERYTHING looks like a guy. Chairs, rocks, debris, ect. I've started just shooting it all since looking and trying to determine generally gets me killed.
I also can never figure out what I'm supposed to be doing. So I just follow around the guy with the best K/D. I don't know what is wrong with these people (or incredibly right) but I'll follow them, we'll get ambushed in the open I'll die and then 2 seconds later see it pop up him killing like everybody. Crazy.
Didn't really have a problem with spawn sniping but I did spawn right in front of a guy when I hit frontlines deploy. He must've been as startled as I was because we just stared at each other for a few seconds. Then we both opened fire and I died.
One thing they did go overboard with was the amount of clutter flying around in the air. I wouldn't mind if it was linked to combat, shooting things throwing up dust and debris, but it's just constantly there.
I really think Black Ops is going to 'win' versus this.
I wasn't impressed with it either. I don't see this game making it very far.
Well, tried the open beta. It is definitely a modern shooter. Very pretty. Nice to see that they managed to trim it down to only three classes without cutting out the goddamn snipers.
Maybe I didn't give it enough of a shot but it seems to me like a very barebones affair. Kind of like the lowest common denominator when you cross MW2 with Bad Company 2.
I don't think Black Ops is going to win the next generation of Versus. I think MW2 and HALO: Reach will.
NOTE: Not a doodle bug.
I guess there could be some restrictions later on through the unlock progression (to prevent certain combinations of equipment), but why are there classes at all in MOH? Just let people pick the weapon they want without a class. I can see that it gives them more leveling to do, three separate classes instead of one. It just seems like either they want something to distinguish themselves from COD, or "it's just the way DICE makes their game". I'm struggling to think of a need for classes in MOH the way they're needed in Battlefield.
There's a very workman-like quality to the multiplayer; everything looks about on par with other shooters, but I'm having a hard time deciding whether I'm actually having fun.
Yeah, it's basically just CoD multiplayer, as enjoyable as that can be (it looks good, there are tons of unlocks, it plays fine) but also as frustrating as that can be (small levels, spawn-die immediately-respawn-repeat).
Man, I really want this game to rock but it's just sounding worse and worse. Since I hated the multiplayer on the 360, I was hoping the PC beta would offer some hope that things were better...sigh. Black ops is looking better and better.
"You're one shape shifting tango, ya know that. It makes me wanna shoot a monkey...and I love monkeys!
Playing this game only makes me neglect the issues I have with Black Ops.
It's not as though your old games have stopped working. I fired up COD4 a while ago and there's still tons of players.
I was just hoping for a better blend of COD and BC, especially on larger maps.
Truthfully, I have a really hard time going back to older versions of multiplayer game. They often seem to be populated by the die hard elite who know every nook, cranny, exploit, and glitch and make me miserable. I'm also a bit of a graphics snob in that once I get exposed to shiny new games the imperfections in the old ones really stand out.
Yeah, but I want something new, something fresh. I've played CoD4 to death now, it's not exciting anymore.
If it werent for the price I'd pick it up.
It's fun for a quick game of shoot-to-kill. i was playing it for a coupel hours last night and though one map was VERY small, the other map was quite good. The progression of taking a point, moving to the next point until all 4 points were taken in succession was cool. Maybe because I was constantly on a good team we kept winning (i even ranked in the top 5 on a few occasions, which rarely happens for me in shooters).
I found the fact that it was difficult to find peopel blended into the rock very cool. if i was wearing drabs in the desergt and I didnt want to be seen, i'd try to blend too!
I like the selection of weapons and they are different from one team to the other, by little bits. (2 grenades in the launcher compared to 3)
I liked that if I had 20 minutes to 'kill' i could easily do so on one of these maps. and it only takes a couple minutes to recycle to a new map! not 5-10 like in Modern Warfare...rediculous wait times between maps.
Like i said, if it wasnt for the $60 pricetag through steam i'd pick it up. I'll wiat till the lite version comes out instead of getting the "special Edition".
Sorry to go against the grain, but the beta gave me engoument, where Bad copmpany looked good, i found getting kills frustrating and Modern Warfare takes too long between maps.
I suppose saying I didn't have fun was overstating it a bit, I'd say I didn't have much fun. The other thing is that you can't really look at it in a vacuum, there are other games out there, and it has a price tag attached, and with those factors it doesn't make a favourable comparison to the demo beta they've shown us.
I'm curious what the single player experience will entail. Perhaps this is one of those games were the single player, rather than the multiplayer will shine.
I downloaded and might try this later today. I'm interested, but not as much as I am about BC2 Vietnam.
I actually am more interested in the single player MoH than the multiplayer, so I may just wait until next year and pick it up on a cheap steam sale or something.
It's better but now instead of horrible and unplayable it's just bland and generic. Nothing special as far as I can see, I wouldn't play it if it was a free game. Too bad I can't purchase the single player alone, I'm sure that will be much more interesting and fun.
I've nailed my colours to the mast and preordered black ops- I can't buy both.
I really want this to rival cod but by the sounds of it I'll be waiting a while to pick this up cheap.
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Just canceled my Amazon pre-order. The single player might be an interesting experience but I've way too much on my plate to pay full price.
I forgot to play the PC beta last night and apparently it's now shut down.
Oh well. I just can't get too excited for this right now. Bring me BC2 Vietnam, though.
Does anyone know if MoH requires an access code to play online like Madden 11 did?
RPS don't really seem to have much favourable to say about the singleplayer: http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2010...
Hmm, think I'll give this one a body-swerve.
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Just saw that, sounds horrible.
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This incgamers review says the same thing ... you're mostly "along for the (admittedly exciting) ride", and that he finished the sp campaign in 5 hours, and that included a meal break. He said it was the most heavily scripted FPS game that he's played in ages. He did still give the game an 8/10 though.
I got suckered into this one (for the single-player) from the hype and videos. My saving grace is that I got a $20 gift card from amazon for buying this, and that I can trade it back to Amazon for probably $40 more in amazon credit. This will effectively make the game free to play. I plan to get Fallout New Vegas next week anyway, so the gift card and trade value can go to that.
I don't know, what RPS said sounds an awful lot like the Modern Warfare 2 campaign, which was praised up and down despite the insufferable "No Russian" bit and the Michael Bay level of action insanity. Every review I've read has jumped up and down on the campaign's length, even though it's alomost exactly the same as MW2's as well. I'll probably rent this and give it a whack.
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That review echoed my feelings on the original Modern Warfare. It's a rail shooter and always has been. Never played MW2 and I don't regret it.
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eek! IGN's review is up ... a lukewarm 6.0 of 10
"With serious stability and performance issues on console, level design that tends more toward turkey shoot than firefight, and a story and characters that stumble in their attempts at relevance and pathos, Medal of Honor walks into a quagmire it never really escapes from."