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Call of Duty: Black Ops


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Good Game, lacks some features

posted by Scubadan (SPARTA, NJ) Jan 21, 2011

Member since Feb 2008

8 out of 13 gamers (62%) found this review helpful

I think it was a solid call of duty followup. Some of the things that made MW2 so fun are taken out though. nube tubes are basically useless, tact knifing is only possible w/ballistic knife, perks are very bland. what i found fun about modern warfare was the way that you could customize your unique class to fit your style of play. Every gun and perk seem to be equal to each other and (at least for me) it seems to lack characteristics of your playing style. The emblem maker tool, community menu, and theater are really what this game improved in. it made it possible to share cool things with your friends and made it possible to provide proof for the doubters : ) . As much fun as trying to come up with your own emblem is, it isnt the same as earning it. yes you unlock the option as rank goes up, but i feel that there should be a 2nd emblem kind of like mw2's. This way you could really express creativity and skill. The currency also made black ops an enjoyable game but it also limited the unlock-ability factor in the call of duty franchise. If you were able to buy a gun, you could get all the attachments without working for them. Call of Duty: Black Ops is a game worth trying out but it is not what you'd think if you were expecting another MW2 (in terms of customization). I would rent it and see how you like it before buying it.

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Whats not to love

posted by ToiBoi (STATE COLLEGE, PA) Jul 13, 2011

Member since Dec 2007

9 out of 15 gamers (60%) found this review helpful

Pros-Good story with a twist
-main menu is interactive
- Multiplayer system is alot better
-Zombies is fun
-Lots of goodies
-Guns customizing is awesome

Cons- didnt have everything they promised
- Co-op mission are gone
- some might not like the orginal ending

final word

At the end of the day its a good game. It did not live up to the hype but, that does not make this game a bad one


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One For The Ages

posted by 1gamelover (LAKE FOREST, CA) Nov 8, 2010

Member since Jul 2010

89 out of 162 gamers (55%) found this review helpful

when i first played this game i thought it would be a version of modern warfare 2. i mean that in the way that all the guns are the same and the only real thing that changes is the levels (maps) and the campaign........ boy was i wrong! The campaign was breathtaking, not a surprise, with action at every turn and a plot as thick as you could ever want! The online is where the game shined, the customization really made you feel like it was your game! The levels, superb! All in all if you don't like this game as a shooter, than you don't know what the meaning of a high octane shooting game is!!

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