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Call of Duty: Black Ops
Gamescom 2010: Call of Duty: Black Ops Preview - War Is (Not) Hell
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“There’s no time like the present” goes the famous saying and for Call of Duty’s number two developer, Treyarch, there really is no time like the present. With the catastrophic goings-on hogging the airwaves over at Infinity Ward, following "the biggest entertainment release of all time", it’s perfect timing for the developer to put its mark on the map. With tepid additions to the Call of Duty franchise for quite a few cycles now, with all of their 250 strong development team focused on Black Ops, the 3 game a year developer seems a far cry away. This is it this year for Treyarch and after checking out one of the single player missions at Gamescom, it seems like putting all their eggs in one basket could turn out to be quite a shrewd move.

'Victor Charlie' is the mission and stealth ops in South-East Asia is the name of the game. Picking up proceedings along the banks of the Huong River in Vietnam, the spec ops team are investigating the alleged involvement of a Soviet general in the region and judging by the opening minutes alone, Treyarch have taken a leaf out of the Infinity Ward playbook by going for big Hollywood moments and epic set-pieces.

“Mayday, may…!” screamed the chopper pilot, with his last scream for help cut short when the ambushed chopper came crashing into the Huong River with a mighty thud. As water seeped into the fast-sinking bird, the ambush continued to overwhelm the downed crew as the situation dawned on them. Behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mason and the crew desperately flailed as the urgency of the situation crept in and two quick headshots later with the handgun and the spec ops team were leaving the debris behind and swimming for safety. Even the swim away reeked of Call of Duty’s bombastic Hollywood representation of war as bullets fizzed past the crew who used the river to mask their getaway.
 

After the chaotic beginning, the special ops team reassembled and planned their next assault - a small village a few clicks away. Passing through the green shrubbery that covered the crew’s way in, it’s clear that Treyarch has really paid a lot more attention to detail this time around, as the picturesque waterfall and swinging canopy was almost enough to distract you from the job at hand. Just looking at the drab, overcast day, you knew that rain wasn’t far away and right on cue, the heavens open.

In true Call of Duty fashion, the team - which had since split up - surrounded a couple of Vietnamese soldiers that took up a patrol position on a small dock, just slightly down from the village. As if by magic, two of Mason’s fellow spec ops team emerged from the water to slit the throats of the two soldiers before them, meaning the coast was clear for the squad to regroup.

With a new plan of action, Mason headed underwater to place the Semtex H he had just received from one of the squad members on an underwater structure, ready to detonate to provide an explosive distraction for them once they had moved up into their next position.

Sneaking through the small settlement - slightly down from their previous position - carefully avoiding the cockerels on the way, Mason slipped through the window, to avoid detection. A quick couple of brutal takedowns with the knife later - dispatching the guard while he slept and another one who stood guard - the squad passed through the settlement and out to the long grass the other side.
 

“Mason, let’s see what the Semtex can do,” instructs your squadron leader, urging the soldier to create the distraction so they can infiltrate the village. Silent infiltration is no longer an option as the explosion goes off and Mason and co. flood into the village to take on the swarms of local troops. Flicking between the rocket launcher and the sniper rifle, the crew make short work of the troops on the ground in an intense firefight. With AA placements dotted around, it was up to Mason to take them down, allowing for the back up chopper to come in and lay some fire down.

The intense firefight continues, that is until the chopper comes in and offers some much needed cover fire. Moving through the village, the enemy’s numbers are thinning and the chaos starting to subside. Clearing a hole with a grenade, Mason, Reznov and Swift proceed into the tunnels.

As the pair progress through the dank tunnels, passing severed feet, the haunting echo of enemy soldier’s voices, cockroaches, rats and a plethora of dripping water along the way, the focus of the action switches back to the more stealth-orientated ops. Rather than spoil how the mission ends and what happens to who, it’s probably something best experienced yourself. Suffice it to say, the tunnels are rife with danger and the squad are up against it to come out of that situation alive. In other words, someone’s going to die!

Victor Charlie is essentially a mission that starts off chaotically, before settling as the crew silently infiltrates the village, before exploding with action once again. If there’s anything that Treyarch have nailed in Black Ops, that’s the pacing.
 
 
It’s not just the pacing though that Treyarch have got spot on, but everything outside of that reminded me of last year’s Infinity Ward smash hit, Modern Warfare 2. Whether you’re talking about the attention to detail as the crew dragged themselves through the underground tunnels or the over-the-top epic set-pieces, it seems as if leaving World War II behind has not only freed Treyarch’s arm to really embrace the creative direction, but also allowed them to possibly surpass anything they’ve ever done to date. To say first impressions are positive is probably selling the Gamescom demo short, but one thing’s for certain, if they can keep up that intensity for the whole campaign, then I suspect many of the masses will be saying “Infinity Ward who?” come this Christmas.

And this is coming from someone who’s been supremely underwhelmed by everything Treyarch has done since Spider-Man 3.

Call of Duty: Black Ops is scheduled for a November 9th, 2010 worldwide release.



 
 

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Comment #2 by Jleek1992
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:33:56 PM
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Wow this looks amazing i am buying this for my Christmas.


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Comment #3 by xiiaMToMx
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:34:36 PM
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Im so hyped up for this game after seeing the gameplay from hutch and seananners. This is gunna be awesome. WooHooo....!!!


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Comment #4 by The Bum-Mobile
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:35:32 PM
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Can't wait for this. World at War is my personal favorite CoD, the multiplayer reveal lastbight was CRAZY. Can't wait for this!


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Comment #7 by xGIBxShellshock
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:38:03 PM
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looks good but i am not hyped.


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Comment #8 by The Revolution
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:39:12 PM
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Do want. After i get Fallout, RB3 and Reach of course.


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Comment #9 by PG_MaxPayne
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:41:38 PM
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I can't wait for this game! November needs to get here now.


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Comment #10 by TheOriginal561
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:42:47 PM
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im not getting reach im just to old for that now, its a bit played out for me. HOWEVER back on topic with the news on the purchasing upgrades guns and camos on your own terms and gun specific stuff like to make money im pretty much excited for it those along with no nukes allow for cleaner gameplay with god forbid NO BOOOSTERS


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Comment #11 by Bleeding Star
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:55:29 PM
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I've seen the killstreak list and it stops at 11, no "EMP" or "Nukes" it seems which is great, the customization and cod points are cool too, the MP has made this game a possible buy to a day one buy


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Comment #12 by Arawos
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 02:57:18 PM
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#10 You are never too old for Halo. That's the dumbest shit Iv'e ever heard. CoD will be awesome, but Reach will be better.


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Comment #13 by Nightmare119
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:06:11 PM
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reach multiplayer sucks. wtf jetpacks .... ? i want back old school halo !


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Comment #14 by cbssi
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:13:47 PM
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I can't see how anybody could get hyped for a new COD or Halo game based on gameplay, honestly. You want to know how it will play? Play CoD4, WaW, & MW2.


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Comment #15 by cleric_80
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:16:54 PM
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cannot wait for this... and that sweet RC car :D


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Comment #16 by GrassHopper901
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:17:24 PM
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wow this game is going on my list its going right at the bottom dont want another laggy duty game ever


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Comment #17 by Explodius
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:18:37 PM
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Even if the multiplayer sucks, cod always has a good single-player.


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Comment #18 by DarnedCargo
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:30:11 PM
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I really can not wait to play both the single player and the multiplayer. i really want to try out the wager modes/the crossbow and ballistic knife. i still can't beleave that the COD franchise haven't put a better destruction engine in. i mean what is better a wall you can't put c4 on and blow a hole to gain entry or a wall you can put c4 on to blow a hole to gain entry??


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Comment #19 by Burry26
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:33:43 PM
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the new wager gameplay looks sick


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Comment #20 by MARCOUXqc
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 03:49:40 PM
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Gonna stick with REACH and New Vegas for this fall, such better games that give so much more back to the fans (15 bucks for 4 maps that were already in cod 4, what a waste of money, Activision are sucking the money out of all those persons pockets who should experience better games). IW and Activision suck compared to companies like EPIC, BUNGIE, Bethesda and Ubisoft (because of Uni Montreal). No one can deny that


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Comment #21 by Frostie
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:11:50 PM
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#10 unfortunately wherever there is multiplayer, there are boosters.

anyway, looking forward to this game, hopefully treyarch have done a really good job of keeping the good things about call of duty and changing the bad things :)


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Comment #22 by xdiamondxinfernox
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:11:56 PM
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i hate war games now. they are all the exact same thing


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Comment #23 by ramarcos
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:16:09 PM
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Rental for me! I will only be playing the Campaign! I will be busy with Medal of Honor online :)


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Comment #24 by stealthykill213
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:16:59 PM
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Why do American's love everything to do with a gun, all these games are just brainless testosterone filled pieces of garbage. Such a money grab.


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Comment #25 by stealthykill213
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:18:31 PM
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Exactly my point, i agree with #20 Assassin's Creed franchise real events and characters and great gameplay storyline.


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Comment #26 by IrishGrenade187
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:22:54 PM
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@ #20...I can deny that simply because I don't like those games. I personally wasn't pissed about the map packs being older maps. They were better than most of the newer maps anyways. I have the Halo games, but don't enjoy them nearly as much. It's all about opinion and taste really. I didn't get the hype behind Fallout 3 and sure as hell didn't like ODST compared to Halo 3. I pretty much like most games as long as the experience isn't ruined by the internet warriors trying to pick fights over an internet connection. Microsoft really needs to weed out these clowns. No one cares that you're drunk and angry that you're a loser in real life, ya know? And COD is overrun with those characters. Besides that, seems like a good year coming up for everyone.


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Comment #27 by turkeyfly
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:27:54 PM
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Party


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Comment #28 by ViNyLek
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:41:53 PM
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Fucking awesome. Preordered hardened long time ago. No doubt single will be one of the most epic experiences this year as every year. Couldn't care less for multiplayer as campaing alone is worth $60. Not sure if it can top MW2 story as I had goose bumps oftentimes (a lot to do with main character's dying;-(), but I have all the faith in Treyarch!

And how the fuck can you say all COD games are the same if each and every one of them has different story and mostly different characters and different time spans... Moronic much???


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Comment #29 by green117
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:44:11 PM
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#10 - im not getting reach im just to old for that now - lol quote of the day. Like CoD games are for the mature and older fanbase...Get them both and stop making silly claims about age and Halo. Dear me lol



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Comment #30 by my_bitter_end
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 04:58:18 PM
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As much as I loved Call Of Duty in the past, I don't think I will be spending my money on this one. Too much emphasis on the multiplayer and when there are people out there that cant play the game without modded controllers or lag switches it kinda ruins the experience.


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Comment #31 by Treyarch
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:02:02 PM
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Fasten your seatbelts, more information to come!

Treyarch


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Comment #32 by bearmod
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:09:47 PM
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Mother fucker i want this now, i wasnt really excited for this when i first heard about it cause it was treyarch but now i cant wait


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Comment #33 by ViNyLek
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:11:45 PM
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@29 While not completely agreeing, I can see how this is a valid point. Not sure what the context was, but HALO has fake purple blood and no gore whatsoever. I don't recall anyone swearing in the campaigns either. While on the other hand you have COD with tons of blood, dismemberment and swearing... Don't forget that some of the games have been banned in more strict countries just because of actual blood in the game when shooting/slicing someone... While CoD games get R rating the worst Halo could get is T...


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Comment #34 by xiiTzzDafx
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:43:33 PM
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want it...now!


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Comment #35 by Launch
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:50:45 PM
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@33 The blood is justified, you're fighting aliens. You can see red blood in multiplayer or if you betray Marines. And no gore? Have you ever meleed a Flood, especially the human ones? They come apart. The only dismemberment I've seen in CoD is in WaW. The lack of swearing is just something Bungie decided on, and I can't say it's a bad thing. Games don't need swearing to be good. All Halo games have been rated M in America so far.

On topic, I'm looking forward to this. WaW was my favourite CoD, and I can't wait to see what else Treyarch has added.


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Comment #36 by Bay Area gunner
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 05:59:44 PM
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@10, you're right, Halo is way overdone. I mean a new game every year that has minimal upgrades to it is old new, oh wait that's not Halo that COD.


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Comment #37 by ckingvengence
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 06:10:14 PM
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i hope the single player isnt as annoying as WAWs. i hated being spammed by all those grenades


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Comment #38 by ReapingEcho
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 06:41:55 PM
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Damn I hate that their making the call of duty games so quick. Still have never palyed waw nor mw2 yet due to hoping that they will release gold editions or game of the year editions. Hell they did it for 2, 3, and 4 so why take so long for waw and mw2 if they ever do release them.


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Comment #39 by II M1CK3H II
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 06:58:21 PM
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The gameplay looked brilliant. As much as Treyarch have sponged off IW in the past, now they have truly made the CoD series their own. WaW is my favourite in the series, only just beating cod 4, and MW2 isnt even worth talking about its that awful.

ITS JUST A SHAME MOST OF THE BLACK OPS MODES ARE STOLEN FROM COUNTER STRIKE SOURCE.


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Comment #40 by ChicksDigMyACOG
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 06:59:30 PM
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@35 halo wars was rated T
back on topic so far this game is looking pretty good


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Comment #41 by gamerscorhunta
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 07:19:49 PM
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Ugh, a lot of comments here are illogical and downright redundant. Time to get to work!


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Comment #42 by gamerscorhunta
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 07:23:28 PM
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#38
The point of this is not only to receive money, but to give players the FPS sperm cells they are waiting for every year. Not to mention that every MAIN Call of Duty titles are very excellent, exciting game experiences, specifically Call of Duty 4. Plus on those GOTY Editions, I COMPLETLY agree with you. Treyarch's half-assed answer was to release a $5 off Map Pack Bundle. MW2, well, the game isn't even a year old. And it takes a GOTY award to make a GOTY edition, and only one GOTY went to WaW in 2008


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Comment #43 by gamerscorhunta
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 07:31:00 PM
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#39
90% of your post was decent, then I saw "... and MW2 isn't even worth talking about it's that awful."

I'm not going to claim you as one of many people that complain about the same thing, so please do not take any of this to heart, this might not apply to you, but MAN. Modern Warfare 2 was an excellent game. After maxing it out and reaching 7th Prestige, the only flaw was a short-lived campaign and Co-op, the overflow of hacks, glitches, and cheaters, and the NVG Goggles (I wish all of those PRESTIGE EDITION customers a merry christmas.) What made you think it was such a horrible game?


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Comment #44 by fro57fal1
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 07:38:21 PM
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This is going to rock my world


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Comment #45 by Epic Gamer Will
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 07:50:57 PM
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Halo Reach "is" going to be better and also getting this.


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Comment #46 by KiidxLuNa7iic
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 08:23:42 PM
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I think I'll go to the midnight release on this game..............as soon as I get it im gonna break in front of everyone I broke MW2 felt so good.


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Comment #47 by Pieville
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 08:58:11 PM
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So getting this game, though I have to wait till christmas.
My plan is to buy Halo Reach, whuch will keep me busy until Fallout: New Vegas, then I'll play that for 2 months non-stop and before you know it BLACK OPS!!


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Comment #48 by Jack Flak
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 09:22:35 PM
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@46 So YOU were that guy i saw... :P


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Comment #49 by Rastaman20
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 10:13:59 PM
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dude u look at all the new feature this CoD is the one two own its exactly wat i want in a shooter game so its a must buy for me :)


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Comment #50 by Zerj
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 10:33:07 PM
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@43 you forgot somethings: most playlists makes you talk in gamechat, the quick scopers, no scopers, rock campers on fuel. one man army noob tubers. commando knifers, intentional host migrations ending in end of game, 360 scopers ( i had 2 idiots doing that for a min. in S&D), UMP rules over all other guns, recoilless guns owned by others, many glitches that have been patched now, but still game killer (namely javelin,domination on rust, infinite ammo) spawn sniping, tac nukes,


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Comment #51 by Darth Brently
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 10:34:39 PM
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looks like ben stiller in the 2nd and 3rd pic lol


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Comment #52 by Zerj
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 10:42:53 PM
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(cont.) chopper gunners that get 20+ kills, shotgun that has 2× range than normal, bad respawning, 3 shot burst way too overpowered, machine pistols overpowered, KDR jerks who just go to kill and doesn't help, i believe thats it.


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Comment #53 by HooolaHovito
Thursday, September 02, 2010 @ 11:58:35 PM
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yea i think im pretty excited for this. Regardless of what people say, Reach will be my go to game for multiplayer, but i won't stop playing COD just because it's a good distraction.
You're always going to play one multiplayer more than the other, and that's fine with me. i think it'll just be reach for me and not this.


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Comment #54 by ToTaL EclipsEz
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 12:49:34 AM
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i'm glad they're going in their own direction and not copying infinity ward with this because mw2 was so broken it's not even funny. Decided to preorder this after the reveal but reach will still be the primary multiplayer game for me :)


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Comment #55 by todd_pip33
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 01:24:30 AM
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All I honestly want is party chat...I pay for the service, and thereby would like to be able to use that said service. No party chat, then I'm not buying the game. Personally, could care less for the 3 hour campaign (seriously, that's worth $60?), and even the "new modes." I enjoyed Call of Duty much more when I could talk to my friends will either killing, or being killed...


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Comment #56 by ToTaL EclipsEz
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 01:35:32 AM
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@55 Totally agree with the party chat, it's like IW took a step back with MW2 by forcing us into game chat. For the first time I experienced what it was like to be a ps3 gamer...I hated it.

I don't really care too much about COD campaigns. I do them for the achievements :)


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Comment #57 by madhatter872000
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 06:09:04 AM
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#13 then go buy halo for pc and play it with your friends


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Comment #58 by cyoung333
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 07:58:22 AM
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I just hope the campaign is longer than the last 3.


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Comment #59 by rickyfeeney
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 09:38:24 AM
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why cant people just like Halo and COD. Im happy to see call of duty back and better. im looking forward to the gametype war which treyarch always put in. but at the same time im excited for halo and how much of a change it has made from halo 3 to halo: reach. people need to grow up and stop defending one game. i bet even the developers of cod play halo and the developers of halo play cod.


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Comment #60 by 360 pro
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 09:45:56 AM
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medal of honor is gonna do better than black ops, hell even halo reach will


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Comment #61 by tj128
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 11:04:41 AM
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medal of honor wont even be close to black ops bro. that beta was pure trash.


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Comment #62 by madhatter872000
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 04:24:04 PM
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Let us hope that Treyarch has learned from World at War and will NOT be giving the enemies infinite grenades on veteran difficulty. -_-


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Comment #63 by madhatter872000
Friday, September 03, 2010 @ 05:07:11 PM
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#43
only flaw was a short-lived campaign and Co-op, the overflow of hacks, glitches, and cheaters, and the NVG Goggles (I wish all of those PRESTIGE EDITION customers a merry christmas.) What made you think it was such a horrible game?

you answered your own question


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Comment #64 by Appl3head
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 02:50:00 AM
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what is with people and cod there not as good as people say are. plus it gets boring after about a week of playing it. p.s bad company 2 rules over all cod games and halo is going be so much fun then cod


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Comment #65 by Ihazcandy4you
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 05:32:36 AM
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ITT: Massive fanboys. How hard is it for you 11 year olds to grow up and admit that even if you dont like a game doesnt mean its bad/terrible/worse. I personally hate Halo, but even Im impressed with how Reach looks.

Both series have their positives and negatives, get the hell over it.


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Comment #66 by Krogan Warloard
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 06:26:22 PM
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Everyone should calm down about what game is better! There all good and we should enjoy all of them and stop crapping on each other because someone likes CoD and someone else likes Halo! I'm personally excited for all the games coming out this year and early next year! Halo, CoD, MoH, Assassins creed Brotherhood and all the others are gunna be good! If you all want someone to hate on, there's all those poor people out there with PS3!


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Comment #67 by Jake L
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 06:55:40 PM
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Too many games so little time!!


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Comment #68 by snelly94
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 07:43:08 PM
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HALO SUCKS

nuf sed


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Comment #69 by snelly94
Saturday, September 04, 2010 @ 07:44:42 PM
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COD IS SICK


:D:D:D:D


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Comment #70 by Appl3head
Sunday, September 05, 2010 @ 05:18:03 PM
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#68
how can u say halo suck


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Comment #71 by MARCOUXqc
Sunday, September 05, 2010 @ 11:49:00 PM
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@17 WHAT? MW2 single player sucked ballz, WaW single player was OK, the first four games were the only cod games to have a good single player campaign. Honestly the only reason everybody bought Mw2 was to play online, not alone. Btw not that I hate the cod series, I just think Halo Reach is gonna pown Black ops ass this fall.


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Comment #72 by Jleek1992
Monday, September 06, 2010 @ 03:04:24 AM
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I have had a really good thought about this gamr for weeks and months now i am buying it when it comes out now and thats a pure fact i have got games to last me anaways and time fly's by so it won't be long till release i am so damn excited as multiplayer looks good to.


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Comment #73 by OxLyZ1LLa
Monday, September 06, 2010 @ 06:30:29 PM
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I saw the contracts pls bring bac challenges(


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Comment #74 by Jleek1992
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 @ 01:39:34 AM
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I have been counting the weeks to go guys i am so excited 9 weeks today is release date.


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Comment #75 by bearmod
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 @ 05:12:24 PM
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@38, they usually release GOTY/Gold editions on or around the one year anniverseray of its release, dont know whats going on with WAW but i would start looking for the GOTY MW2 in early november


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Comment #76 by bearmod
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 @ 05:14:14 PM
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Oh and @45, i can tell you right now that even though this is a treyarch COD Black Ops will blow reach out of the water


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Comment #77 by Sadpanda45
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 @ 06:32:13 PM
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@76 No Reach will own Black Ops and @40 Halo wars wasnt a bungie game, i dont classify it as a real halo game.


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Comment #78 by NeoSant
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 @ 09:39:14 PM
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awesome... but it wont beat mw2 in terms of fun for sure :S... still is a must buy


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Comment #79 by Jleek1992
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 07:33:26 AM
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Yep well that's it final decision made i am getting this on relase date.


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Comment #80 by Jleek1992
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 07:37:50 AM
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And this game is going to own Halo Reach.


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Comment #81 by caboose69ing
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 08:25:03 AM
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Fuck both halo and COD, it's all about gears 3


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Comment #82 by Sadpanda45
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 01:20:32 PM
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dude gears 3 doesnt come out until april of next year thats not even in the running and no reach still wins


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Comment #83 by soastedsoldier
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 02:10:22 PM
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im not as hyped about getting this game as i was mw2, i will get it, but i wont be goingout mywa for a minight release, reach on the oher hand, i cannot wait th 6 days for tis game =]


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Comment #84 by Strose
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 02:13:20 PM
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The multiplayer will be like the others, but I hope that the way tells the history it is a little an extensive mas since I was late in there happening to me him veteran way of Mw2 in little more of 7h ... I believe that extend her xD

A Greeting!


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Comment #85 by jlay720
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 @ 06:06:14 PM
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this game is definetely on my list...


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Comment #86 by Johnny Neat
Thursday, September 09, 2010 @ 02:51:06 PM
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No gore in Multiplayer is hampering my excitement. I don't want this game to turn into what I think its being geared to... kids. By Activision no less I'm sure. Yes, the same ones that need to go back to HALO and its bunny hopping second chances multiple shots to kill fantasy of a game not here, in a game for adults who want to play simulated war. Not paint-balling or laser tag, but war, bloody goreific war.


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Comment #87 by BoMbDiGgItYz
Thursday, September 09, 2010 @ 09:11:45 PM
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halo reach owns this sucks


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Comment #88 by SephhhP
Saturday, September 11, 2010 @ 03:43:04 PM
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Gears if War 3 > all.


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Comment #89 by tmg100
Saturday, September 11, 2010 @ 07:47:09 PM
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Get F1 2010 ??


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Comment #90 by cheeseoid
Sunday, September 19, 2010 @ 09:42:39 AM
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@68 NO
@69 N0
@77 NO
@80 NO
@87 I agree


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Comment #91 by UterlyUselesCow
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 @ 08:52:46 PM
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Game is overhyped. It won't be as good as it sounds.


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Comment #92 by Berksmash
Monday, November 01, 2010 @ 05:57:25 PM
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Yeah, 91, i agree, some people will be disapointed with the game. Im not saying im not excited for it but i still don't think the game is going to live up to all the hype that it is being surrounded with.


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