Im glad that they made the Campaign re-playable.
The ability to make decisions within the actual campaign that change the overall outcome of the story is something that has been around for a while in these kinds of games, however fairly non-existent in most Call Of Duty titles.
I've been involved in the series since MW2. Honestly, I like the multi-player options. I like the shortness of the games. The ability to waste an hour or ten minutes at the end of the day.
This game is decent... I just hate how they have you customize the load out for each mission now :(
Treyarch in a way has tried to re invigorate a stale series with new gameplay options. With a lackluster try at a built in RTS and a somewhat welcome to a pre mission load out it seems that they have tried to freshen up the single player campaign a bit but fell short on the goal. I have to admit that I have not played much of the multiplayer but for what I have played it seems to be more of the same as previous versions of this game. In all I would say that the fact you have re-playability in the single player, and have a larger zombie experience that it is worth getting on those merits alone. I will stick with other shooters for multiplayer however.
That faux RTS element could have been implemented so much better. If the AI was a bit improved, and a certain squad actually went where I told them to, it'd feel more like actual strategy is involved, not just luck. It wouldn't surprise me if Treyarch released a patch sooner than later to improve those levels a wee bit.
For the most part, I just ended up taking what was default. But for the second playthrough, I'll spend more time on customizing the loadouts. I'd hate this feature if the guns they gave you by default were horrible, but they're not. And, you can always pick up an enemy weapon throughout the level to replace what you -do- have.
The ability to make decisions in story mode is very cool for COD, it will probably make people more likely to play it and maybe even more than once. I still know some people who don't even touch story mode at all though, they just jump right in to online multiplayer.
I have only played it a couple times and I SUCK haha! But it gets played for hours here and I still hear the same laughing, yelling and swearing with BO2 as all the rest in the COD series so it must be good. It sounds to me like a love-to-hate game lol
Thanks for the review.
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Would like to play this game but I don't think my 5 year old computer could handle it. It looks and sounds cool. I like the idea that decisions affect the out come. Always liked games that did that. Makes it easier to re-play.
Read online forums. Just built a new i5 system, Fresh install of Win 7. In game crashes a big problem.
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