Summary: Call of Duty 5: World at War is a must-have COD title for fans of the series and a title dripping with enough polish, charm and replayability that gamers previously not enamored with the COD series might want to rent it and give it a try.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is The theater for next gens war is set. While many might feel like taking a step backward by plunging into the WWII chaos, a franchise far beaten and milked than a dead horse, Treyarch still believe there’s some life left in that proverbial carcass.
Conclusion: Although World at War too often feels like a refit, it&#Array;s a refit of one of the greatest games of the current generation - and one that&#Array;s, by and large, been confidently handled by Treyarch.
Excerpt: is another very high quality experience. The ferocious pace of action and perfectly pitched difficulty for whatever setting you initially choose, make for one of the most engrossing and addictive FPS campaigns around.
Summary: Call of Duty: World at War is a lot like its predecessor, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. In most respects, this is a good thing. The guns are tightly tuned, the tone is gritty and mature, and the action is exciting and fast-paced.
Pros: Gritty, exciting story, Same excellent multiplayer system, Four-player cooperative campaign, Bayonets and flamethrowers, Nazi Zombies
Cons: Familiar setting, Familiar game mechanics, Familiar guns
Conclusion: It's ironic how a number of those that have cried foul at the possibility of CoD5 returning to WWII have likely changed their minds. While many of the over ten million CoD4 owners are probably skeptical over this game, it's become increasingly tougher to write it off.