Rent Call of Duty: World at War for DS
view large frontback

Call of Duty: World at War

Rent

Start your 1-month FREE Trial!

Also on:PS3, PS2, Xbox 360, Wii

New!Available For Download:PC 

GF Rating
6.0

386 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

Solid DS FPS

posted by Iceberg (EARLING, IA) Nov 19, 2009

Member since Nov 2009

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I had high expectations from this game. It mostly lived up to what I was expecting, except for the campaign length. There are only a few missions, all with the same goal and ending (excluding the last one, of course): trying to locate a nuke in possession by the enemies, and arriving at the scene to find they moved it to a new location. The story is very repetitive, but the gameplay is solid. They pace you very well between shooting everyone in sight and preforming various other military tasks such as driving a tank or flying a plane over an area to scan for nuclear radiation. There seems to be a large variety of weaponry that enemies drop; however I never really used any of the dropped guns because too often they had very few rounds left, so I usually used the stock gun for that mission. Grenades are nice, but they never really seem necessary unless you need to throw a flash bang to blind an enemy machine gunner. There is a knifing system implemented where if you are in close combat, you simply hit the shoot button to melee attack the enemy with your knife. This is horribly flawed; I stabbed an enemy at least twice, not bringing him, down and then giving him enough time to counter knife me, resulting in my death. I tried to play multiplayer, but there were either not enough participants to play, or they disconnected before the match started.
So, overall the campaign has a repetitive story but fair gameplay, and online is hard to connect. This is definitely just a rent, but an enjoyable experience none the less.

Was this review helpful? Report Abuse

GF Rating
8

Very Good

Fun Game

posted by Melvin14 (FAIRFAX, VA) May 17, 2009

Member since May 2009

2 out of 5 gamers (40%) found this review helpful

The graphics of this game are ok for DS, I mean It doesn't look so realistic but the game is fun. I beat the game and the ending is not special. I played the PS3 version and the missions are not the same. The online multiplayer is fun, you can play with up to 4 players. For me this game is 8/10. If you like shooting games... you should try it out.

Was this review helpful? Report Abuse

GF Rating
10

Perfect

good

posted by Matter (SANTA ROSA, CA) Nov 12, 2008

Member since Nov 2007

3 out of 8 gamers (38%) found this review helpful

Similar to the COD Mordern warfare

Was this review helpful? Report Abuse