Activision Players same console: A multiplayer mode that attracts masses of the sweary “new hardcore”, a single player mode that’s fairly short and sweet, and the odd piece of military jargon barked at you by your commanding officers for good measure. Oh, and it’s usually pretty brown, too. Lots and lots of brown. Ghosts may have been promoted as something of a jump forward for the series – after all, as the first Call of Duty to launch on the “next gen” machines, the Xbox One and PS4, it has a brand new graphics engine in place, now delivering more shades of brown than ever before – but despite a notable bump in the environments, for the most part, this is a game that sticks to a tried and tested formula. Only this time, there’s one big, furry and wouldn’t you know it – brown difference. You get to have a dog. And, better yet, you actually get to play as it. Fitting a dog into a military themed first person shooter like Call of Duty may not initially seem like the easiest thing to do.
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I really think we need to define what the term competitive shooter means – because – well For me a competitive shooter is one that was designed with competitive gaming in mind from the ground up. The developers are more interested in building a game with organized matches and tournament in mind than one that’s going to appeal to the person who plays an hour a week. Of course the definition can’t be too rigid. I’m pretty sure id didn’t set out to make Quake a competitive shooter, they just wanted something that would revolutionize online gaming.
It was supposed to appeal to the masses and it was played by competitive and casual players alike, but many people and I still classified the Quake games as competitive arena shooters.
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Campaign[ edit ] Black Ops II is the first Call of Duty video game to feature branching storylines, in which the player’s choice affects both the current mission and in turn, the overall course of the story. Known as “Strike Force missions”, these branching storylines appear during the storyline and feature permanent death.
The success or failure of these missions can have ramifications for the wider campaign storyline. Choosing one of the missions locks out the others unless the player begins a fresh campaign. If the player dies in a Strike Force mission, the campaign continues recording that loss, as opposed to letting the player load a previously saved checkpoint.
The player’s progress in the Strike Force missions may go on to change even the plans of the story’s antagonist, Raul Menendez. Similarly, in the main story missions, there are certain points where the player is given different choices and paths to progress, which could have an effect on the gameplay, as well as the story. Black Ops II is also the first game in the series to allow the player to customize their loadout before beginning a mission, creating freedom in choosing how to approach a mission.
Multiplayer[ edit ] One of the biggest changes added to multiplayer in Black Ops II is the introduction of Pick 10, a new system within the Create-a-Class menu. Pick 10 gives the player a total of 10 allocation slots in a class, which are used for guns, perks, grenades, etc. The player can choose to allocate the slots however they like, to either have more attachments for a gun, or more perks. Killstreaks from previous Call of Duty games are renamed as Scorestreaks, which are now earned by gaining points, rather than kills.
This allows the player to focus on objective modes, which also earn points towards Scorestreaks.
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Ambassador The matchmaking is really good now, outside of the 2 campaigns. There’s still loads of people playing it in the UK on the West Europe server can’t speak on any of the other servers and the game is still selling really well – the Xbox One version was 5 in the all format charts last week, and that’s 16 weeks after it launched. In regular multiplayer matches, people join the lobbies, then as the countdown hits 10 seconds, the players are shuffled around to find the best balance.
That’s done based on skill, not player generation or level, which are not necessarily related. Obviously, if you’re in a party with friends, you’ll stay on the same team as them.
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Originally Posted by S3anS3an Go to original post So the real issue is should Massive try to fix the problem or should they change the formula to make it more appealing to casual players. Im in the boat that Massive has a game with alot of potential and it should live by the swors or die on it. If people wanted to play Call of Duty they will play Call of Duty. I would fix armor, add a dedicated PVP arena, either remove Gear set talents from the DZ or keep adding more to increase build diversity becuase 1 per patch isnt enough.
You should be getting at least 1 pve Gear set and 1 PVP gear set. Either than that I would leave the DZ as is. No one asks Dark Souls to be more casual and thats why it has a rapid fan base and long term success. The fact that people are afraid to go inside the DZ tells me its doing extactly what it was advertised I think they should just get rid of the armor major stat altogether and just raise the base amount of armor a piece of gear comes with altogether.
I’ve seen chests come with anywhere from armor so why not make it with any extra armor being gained from gear mods. This seems like it would be an easy fix to the armor issue and, tbh, i don’t think it would hurt to lose a little mitigation given how easy it is to steam roll through the content, these days. There doesn’t need to be a dedicated PVP arena. I people don’t like getting killed by other players then don’t go in the DZ.
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Its true, the series has died down a bit in the last few years, but with the arrival of Advanced Warfare, things have gotten better. You Halo fans always talk about how you have mobility and cod doesn’t. Well, then, with the arrival of exo suits, you don’t have any reason to say that again. Also, many people talk about how Master Chief can beat anything in Cod.
Well, how about those new modified humans from black ops three? If a half human half robot cyborg that can wall run, boost into the air, summon huge mother ships, control swarms of drones, ignite an object into flames with ever touching it, and deploy a rail-gun from his hand cant beat a tall human that hides behind his armor, then what can?
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I don’t get why turning a game with a gigantic skill gap, where you guys who are good can go easily against random unskilled twerps like me, into a game where you’re matched with other people at the same skill level, makes it a bad game. I do understand that matching you solely on skill and not considering ping enough is bad. If you’re matched with someone of equal skill, but they have the unlisted perk of a five second buffer, then yeah, that’s bad. But that’s usually only mentioned in passing.
Seems like a lot of people are actually just upset with the loss of the ability to kill someone 35 times without dying themselves. I don’t get why that would be fun in the first place. That’s like a young athlete running a footrace with a bunch of sedentary 40somethings with desk jobs and knee problems. Yeah, he’s gonna win. Certainly not for the mid-lifers. There’s a reason why sports have tiers and such.
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December 3, I watch the kill cam and it shows the guy crossing my path. Now the issue is this: It makes no sense, this happens a lot through door ways too.
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Post by iw on Nov 20, And again, for the record, I didn’t believe any of that conspiracy stuff was going on BO2. The conspiracy where Treyarch ‘added’ something entirely new to the CoD game, something significant, making people with certain stats SpM, KD or some mix only get lobbies with other people with high stats. I pretty much believe exactly what Treyarch told us. That at the far far reaches of the distribution skill curve, a person at either end got a bit of the other tail cut off in their search, if playing solo.
But this micro ‘adjustment’ only being done after the other steps were completed searching, connections, etc.. So long story short, this affected almost no one. I wanted to put this post up to discuss something relating to the above. After two plus weeks of extensive playing about 51 hours , I am going to say this. There seems to be something in the matchmaking that seems to be linking up five and six person parties, with other five or six person parties.
I have been watching this carefully, especially the past week. The matchmaking process has been very fast. Especially when playing grouped up.
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To start with I have a lot of the CoD collectible games. From the Remote Control car to night vision goggles. When I ordered this set I was thinking that I would get the same quality remote control drone as in the other preserve CoD games.
I prefer deathmatch games to military shooters. If you look at a quake duel, and then look at a warsow duel, you can see the different in game play, and the possibilities between the two are vastly different. It forces you to play the game different. The only difference is the jet pack. I can still chill in a corner and camp it up like a boss. Since the movement is more advanced, the maps need to be more intricate and smaller.
For one, that would force a different style of play, based more so on ninja type reflexes in multiple scenarios.
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Submit IMO, i think they both offer different things. When I was 12 i liked COD. Now i’m older, i prefer Battlefield. Anyway, i think its unfair to say that one game is better than the other. COD gives you that fast-paced, arcadey gameplay and there is nothing better than a good old intense team deathmatch.
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Contact Author The boss surpassed by his subjects. Let’s face it, Treyarch has far surpassed Infinity Ward despite having started out working under them. Stories and game modes are more original, and engines have less issues. Probably the only thing they haven’t done better is their matchmaking engine in Multiplayer. What was great has now fallen. Let’s face it, Call of Duty used to be in the top echelons of shooters, but the quality has finally taken a nose-dive into a tanker.
The only reason it remains near the top today is merely due to lack of competition. Ghosts has stepped onto a stage that was raised far too high for it to climb. However, as a whole, Ghosts has still at least given us more than we were expecting, though it still doesn’t make up for anything. Much like all the Modern Warfare games that came before it, Ghosts brings many new and innovating ideas and mechanics to the game as a whole, but severely lacks in following through with deliverance.
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