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Old 02-22-2017, 03:37 PM
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Infinite Warfare isn't that bad. Like Advanced Warfare, the story mode actually has a lot of potential except unlike the miss opportunity to present a morally grey villain in Advanced Warfare, Infinite Warfare suffers from underdeveloped backstory. It can be compared to the show The Expanse about Earth vs Mars or...a ton of other fiction.
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Old 02-22-2017, 05:06 PM
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Infinite Warfare isn't that bad. Like Advanced Warfare, the story mode actually has a lot of potential except unlike the miss opportunity to present a morally grey villain in Advanced Warfare, Infinite Warfare suffers from underdeveloped backstory. It can be compared to the show The Expanse about Earth vs Mars or...a ton of other fiction.
I haven't played it yet, but it's definitely stretching the boundaries of a franchise that started out in WWII. I can understand why they'd want to attach the CoD name, it'll sell millions of copies on the name alone, but it also raises a lot of expectations. I wonder how well it would've done as its own franchise.
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I haven't played it yet, but it's definitely stretching the boundaries of a franchise that started out in WWII. I can understand why they'd want to attach the CoD name, it'll sell millions of copies on the name alone, but it also raises a lot of expectations. I wonder how well it would've done as its own franchise.
Go ask Titanfall and Destiny
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Go ask Titanfall and Destiny
I was thinking of Titanfall when I was writing the post. Maybe it would've wound up a CoD title if Zampella and West hadn't been fired.
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I'd really like to see this followed up with a Red Hood movie, but it may involve too much backstory.

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I was thinking of Titanfall when I was writing the post. Maybe it would've wound up a CoD title if Zampella and West hadn't been fired.
But I think without the support of corporate, the first Titanfall was just a multiplayer experience and the sequel as a lot of tacked on tropes. Still kinda fun though. I loved the mech fighting throughout the game. I just wish they got a better story. How hard is it to have compelling characters, even if the character is supposed to be a career military guy. Military guys do have personalities.
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But I think without the support of corporate, the first Titanfall was just a multiplayer experience and the sequel as a lot of tacked on tropes. Still kinda fun though. I loved the mech fighting throughout the game. I just wish they got a better story. How hard is it to have compelling characters, even if the character is supposed to be a career military guy. Military guys do have personalities.
I'm a campaign guy, and the lack of a real campaign meant that I didn't play Titanfall for long.

I'm okay with games that are only multiplayer with no campaigns, just as long as we're not paying full price for them. You make half a game, we'll pay for half a game.
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Anyone played the Ghost Recon Wildlands beta? I'm loving it.
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I'm a campaign guy, and the lack of a real campaign meant that I didn't play Titanfall for long.

I'm okay with games that are only multiplayer with no campaigns, just as long as we're not paying full price for them. You make half a game, we'll pay for half a game.
Well said. I too am more a single-player guy, so when I see that kind of thing also, well, bah. That said, I agree about doing something other than WWII. It's really done. I'd prefer to see some Cold War-era stuff or thereabouts also.

Anyway.. still having considerable trepidation about the upcoming Blade Runner sequel. Yet it's one of the few things I'm actually looking forward to. I can't win.
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That said, I agree about doing something other than WWII. It's really done. I'd prefer to see some Cold War-era stuff or thereabouts also.
They should do the Korean War. AFAIK, no one has, while WWII, Vietnam, and the modern age have been largely done to death.
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