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Gears of War and COD3

Discussion in 'The Players Club' started by Strider47, Oct 19, 2006.


  1. Strider47

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    Who's gonna be in line on November 8th. :) One of the local EB Games has a preview night this Saturday for Gears of War. Can't wait!
     

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    I pre-ordered Gears of War. I figure Call of Duty 3, Rainbow Six 3, Woo's Stranglehold, and Star Trek:Legacy should be on the shelves for me whenever I choose to get them. But GoW has a ton of press and may be scarse at first. I have a three day holiday that weekend, so I want GoW first!

    Personally, I'm planning on a major decubitus ulcer after x-mas, 'cause my ass is gonna be xboxing for weeks!
     

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    I'm getting COD3 on tuesday. I didn't preorder, but Walmart, Bestbuy, EB, or Gamestop should have a copy in. I will be at those stores bright and early.

    I want to rent GOW before I buy. I am also getting THP8 on Tuesday.
     
  4. herose

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    Played COD and COD United Offensive on my computer. Bought COD 2 and loaded up only to get the message "not enough video memory".

    My computer is a Dell inspiron 5160 1 year old and when I ordered it I thought that I ordered with the most of everything that could be put in it. But I couldn't play COD 2 guess I probably can't play COD 3 unless someone has some suggestions.

    Anyone?
     
  5. zzzarkt

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    This is why it's easier to drop $400 on an XBOX 360 and know for sure that it is going to work. :supergrin:

    Also COD 3 is console-only. It won't be on P.C., that is the word so far anyway.

    Sorry COD 2 isn't working for ya, it is a great game.
     
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    Oh Yeah the 360 is next on my list. Especially since the wife is going to be using the computer to work at nights now.
     
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    What are the specs for your computer? Is the hard disk full, or close to it? What kind of video card do you have? It may work with an aftermarket video card, if you don't have one already.
     
  8. Strider47

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    Update: Gears of War is absolutely terrific! I've been playing co-op online and is truly a fun game. The graphics are stunning and this is the first 3PS that I actually enjoy.

    I haven't even popped CoD3 in yet I'm having so much fun with GoW.
     
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    GOW is a blast, hardcore difficulty is quite the challenge!

    COD3 is good so far, but my one session ended with a freeze. Hopefully it remembered where I was. I hear freezing is pretty common with this game.

    Whats the deal with Live updates the day the games are released?

    Can't wait for R6:Vegas, this is gonna be a shooter winter for sure!
     
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    I think that is becoming common. I figure the games are just getting more and more complicated (graphics, AI, etc)... But more so is probably the game companies wanting to get the games released, before all the bugs are worked out. Battlefield 2142 came out with a patch basically before the game was released!
     
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    Gear of Wars looks very cool. To bad My Xbox sucks and I dont plan on getting a new system.
     
  12. Strider47

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    I tried CoD3 the last couple of nights and I'm not happy with the online play. The campaign is pretty good. I guess it'll take some getting used to, but I really prefer CoD2 (online MP).
     
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    I agree completely, COD 3 online is a travesty. they throw away everything good about COD 2 online (most popular Xbox 360 online game BTW) and release what is basically a clone of battlefield 2.

    Activision owes me $60.

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    Isn't COD3 made by a different developer than COD2? I don't play much online so I can't comment on the changes.
     
  15. Strider47

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    Yep, different developer. The game is too different for me. I guess I'll be trading it in for RS3:Vegas.

    The graphics are great, but the online game play has been neutered IMO. The weapons look and act different and the physics are totally different than CoD2, of course this goes for campaign as well. Seems like they tried to make a WWII Halo.
     
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    I'm waiting on GOW to arrive in the mail, really looking forward to this game, have great things about it. COD3 is on my list to get, but there are just too many games right now and not enough time! I just recently bought Saint's Row & Splinter Cell, now GOW is on the way! I need a multi-disc player so I can easily rotate through games.
     
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    I have both games and really enjoy both of them. I usually don't care too much for the shoot the monsters type games, but GOW is fun, especially the co-op online play. Better than the crap that was called Halo 2.

    COD3 is great in 1 player mode and online, IMO. I really like playing WAR online.

    You can't go wrong with either one.....but the best is to have both. :)

    DW
     
  18. Hickeroar

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    I just beat gears of war last night. The game is absolutely amazing. Especially so when played on an HDTV. The HD graphics are just breathtaking.

    Epic really created something great here. What's Halo again? :p

    GoW was one of the best games I've ever played... Hands down. It defeinitely had the best graphics of any game I've ever played as well. The seamless co-op campaign playthrough over XBOX Live is freaking amazing. The most fun i've ever had in a video game.


    I used to be a PC gamer, but in the past two years I've been slowly moving over to consoles. There's just something nice about not having to keep up with the hardware race anymore.
     
  19. jason10mm

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    I beat it last night as well :)

    I thought the game was great, but the environments were a little bland (dull color palate and mostly urban settings) and there was no real story. The whole "Serve the Queen" and "We MUST fight this war" stuff came out of nowhere. I know they say there will be sequels with more story, but compared to Halo it is weak.
     
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    I just got it last week and love it. It is an incredible game, they came through for all the hype that was out there. I am only just starting campaign #3 on casual, I tried starting the game on hardcore and was having my ***** handed to me.