CoD story trailer looks better than Shadowfall

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#1 Edited by strangeisland (1151 posts) -

some old people and skin, because that's all the rage now hoping the gifs would upload...

some more skin and blue lights

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#2 Posted by MonsieurX (34672 posts) -

CoD...

*pukes*

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#3 Posted by R3FURBISHED (11251 posts) -

....and yet, at the end of the day, it is still Call of Duty - so the story will be shit.

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#4 Posted by Crypt_mx (4512 posts) -

CoD haters can go off about how bad its gonna be, I'll just wait and see.

At the end of the day, CoD brings the tightest console fps controls, a solid 60 fps, and a great suite of multiplayer modes. If this one is fresh enough, I'll pick it up. Black Ops and CoD4 were the last two I enjoyed.

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#5 Posted by strangeisland (1151 posts) -

a good fps story?

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#6 Posted by YearoftheSnake5 (8936 posts) -

The only CoD to impress me story-wise is Black Ops. Otherwise, I found them to be either meh, or shit. I probably won't get this one.

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#7 Posted by JangoWuzHere (18772 posts) -

Well, I don't think its hard to be better then Shadow Fall.

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#8 Edited by Wasdie (52022 posts) -

Pretty good chance that's prerendered though.

That said, the E3 2014 footage of the game had some very impressive graphics. Better than BF4 and Killzone I would say.

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#9 Posted by Masculus (2878 posts) -

Call of Duty - Crysis Warfare. Never thought I'd see the day.

While I often complain, can't say I don't get excited with the trailers. I just don't buy it because it's never on sale and the PC ports sucks.

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#10 Posted by hoosier7 (4162 posts) -

The cutscene bits looked good but anything that looked remotely like gameplay was pretty meh.

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#11 Posted by Bishop1310 (1257 posts) -

shadowfall was one of the most boring single players I had played through in a long time, so saying cod looks better isn't saying much.

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#12 Posted by Guy_Brohski (1296 posts) -

LOL, nope. CoD has never been a "solid 60fps". It's actually "60-ish" (or in the case of Wii U 40-ish).

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#13 Edited by parkurtommo (28217 posts) -

@Wasdie said:

Pretty good chance that's prerendered though.

It's easy to tell what's prerendered and what's not in this trailer. Hell you could even make the distinction just by seeing some aliasing in the gameplay parts.

Nice CGI (because they have a huge fucking budget) but the actual gameplay's graphics just look like an uprezzed last gen CoD with a more interesting art direction (because it's sci fi and not straight up current military).

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#14 Posted by strangeisland (1151 posts) -

Pre-rendered in-engine would be something new for the CoD teams

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#15 Posted by darkangel115 (3263 posts) -

@strangeisland said:

a good fps story?

Halo says hi. One of the best stories in gaming period. But i agree halo is more of an exception then the norm.

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#16 Edited by Wasdie (52022 posts) -

@parkurtommo said:

@Wasdie said:

Pretty good chance that's prerendered though.

It's easy to tell what's prerendered and what's not in this trailer. Hell you could even make the distinction just by seeing some aliasing in the gameplay parts.

Nice CGI (because they have a huge fucking budget) but the actual gameplay's graphics just look like an uprezzed last gen CoD with a more interesting art direction (because it's sci fi and not straight up current military).

Graphics look a lot better than CoD Ghosts during gameplay.

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#17 Posted by parkurtommo (28217 posts) -

@Wasdie said:

@parkurtommo said:

@Wasdie said:

Pretty good chance that's prerendered though.

It's easy to tell what's prerendered and what's not in this trailer. Hell you could even make the distinction just by seeing some aliasing in the gameplay parts.

Nice CGI (because they have a huge fucking budget) but the actual gameplay's graphics just look like an uprezzed last gen CoD with a more interesting art direction (because it's sci fi and not straight up current military).

Graphics look a lot better than CoD Ghosts during gameplay.

I don't know what kind of upgrades they did to the engine, but it really just looks like a CoD game. The detail is always there, but particles look flat, geometry is simplistic, unrealistic lighting.

The main, visual difference, at least for me, seems to be the simple fact that it's really sci fi now and there is a little more creative freedom.

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#18 Posted by SYSTEM-REBOOT (658 posts) -

Story? looks utterly generic. besides it looks like COD.

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#19 Posted by MonsieurX (34672 posts) -

@system-reboot said:

Story? looks utterly generic. besides it looks like COD.

How surprising

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#20 Posted by Roler42 (1035 posts) -

If it's anything like Black Ops 1 or 2, i'm all for it

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#21 Posted by strangeisland (1151 posts) -

some parts of the trailer look better than another? must be CG

or yknow some parts of the game just look better than others. I just find it hard to believe they would start using cg now

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#22 Posted by Heil68 (55227 posts) -

Shadowfall is causal garbage,

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#23 Posted by SYSTEM-REBOOT (658 posts) -

@MonsieurX said:

@system-reboot said:

Story? looks utterly generic. besides it looks like COD.

How surprising

Real FPS are like Doom, shadow warrior, Blood, unreal..

military FPS are by far worse of genre.

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#24 Edited by speedfreak48t5p (11520 posts) -

@system-reboot said:

@MonsieurX said:

@system-reboot said:

Story? looks utterly generic. besides it looks like COD.

How surprising

Real FPS are like Doom, shadow warrior, Blood, unreal..

military FPS are by far worse of genre.

Fascinating. Thank you for enlightening us with your opinion.

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#25 Posted by R4gn4r0k (21901 posts) -

Wow, this makes Infinity Ward look like amateurs (which they are now)

@Wasdie said:

Pretty good chance that's prerendered though.

That said, the E3 2014 footage of the game had some very impressive graphics. Better than BF4 and Killzone I would say.

Wouldn't go that far, but compared to Ghost, it looks a gen ahead

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#26 Posted by MonsieurX (34672 posts) -

@system-reboot said:

@MonsieurX said:

@system-reboot said:

Story? looks utterly generic. besides it looks like COD.

How surprising

Real FPS are like Doom, shadow warrior, Blood, unreal..

military FPS are by far worse of genre.

But Doom,Blood and Unreal have nothing "real" to them

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#28 Posted by Ballroompirate (25183 posts) -

That actually looked pretty good

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#29 Posted by silversix_ (21498 posts) -

Lighting in this game looks like something straight from the original Xbox or GC

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#30 Posted by sailor232 (6057 posts) -

Everything I've seen about this game so far looks great.

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#31 Posted by Zen_Light (1951 posts) -

That's like saying AIDS is a better disease than the Ebola virus.

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#32 Posted by turtlethetaffer (17982 posts) -

@strangeisland: You should check out both of the Darkness games. They both tell really good stories. Although the first one isn't a pure FPS, more of an adventure game where the combat is shooting. But still.

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#33 Posted by Gaming-Planet (16554 posts) -

Looks like CGI cutscenes. I guess we're back to the ps1 days not using in-engine cutscenes.

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#34 Edited by Salt_The_Fries (12218 posts) -

Are you aware it's made by Dead Space developers?

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#35 Posted by AdrianWerner (28437 posts) -

@Salt_The_Fries said:

Are you aware t's made by Dead Space developers?

It's not. You're mixing it up wih BF: Hardline

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#36 Posted by Salt_The_Fries (12218 posts) -

@AdrianWerner said:

@Salt_The_Fries said:

Are you aware t's made by Dead Space developers?

It's not. You're mixing it up wih BF: Hardline

No, I'm not, Sledgehammer Games was formed by two former Visceral Games employees, its vice-president Glen Schofield and CEO Michael Condrey. Schofield created and directed Dead Space whereas Condrey was a senior development director. I'm not sure how many other Visceral Games employees went to join Sledgehammer Games but I assume quite a few.

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#37 Posted by AdrianWerner (28437 posts) -

@Salt_The_Fries said:

@AdrianWerner said:

@Salt_The_Fries said:

Are you aware t's made by Dead Space developers?

It's not. You're mixing it up wih BF: Hardline

No, I'm not, Sledgehammer Games was formed by two former Visceral Games employees, its vice-president Glen Schofield and CEO Michael Condrey. Schofield created and directed Dead Space whereas Condrey was a senior development director. I'm not sure how many other Visceral Games employees went to join Sledgehammer Games but I assume quite a few.

Interesting. Didn;t know that.

What's funny is that these days both Sledgehammer and Treyarch seems to be doing genuinelly interesting things with COD IP, while Infinity Ward is stuck in endless repeats of first Modern Warfare

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#38 Posted by zeeshanhaider (4268 posts) -

Did I just read 'CoD and story' in the same sentence?

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#39 Posted by Mr_Huggles_dog (7066 posts) -

Wait you mean post launch games look better than launch games???

No wai.

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#40 Edited by KillzoneSnake (2004 posts) -

No it doesn't. Once you play this COD turd you will see how it really looks. I can't believe people still fall for no gameplay trailers.... xD

Wait a minute... at 2:46 you can see real gameplay. LOL it looks like any other COD.

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#43 Posted by Cloud_imperium (12847 posts) -

@strangeisland said:

a good fps story?

Deus Ex .? Half Life 2 .? Halo .? No One Liver Forever .? 007 Nightfire .?

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#44 Edited by PAL360 (27958 posts) -

Looks interesting (i hate political and military stories, but love sci-fi and historical ones)! For the fisrt time in 7 years im interested in a CoD game. Hoping for 1080p60 on PS4.

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#45 Edited by Mr_Huggles_dog (7066 posts) -

@scottpsfan14: AHAHAHAHAHA.....yeah, you keep telling yourself that.

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#46 Posted by megaspiderweb09 (3686 posts) -

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