Excerpt: Call of Duty 3 on the Wii may be more a less a direct port of the PS2 version, although what sets it apart and silences the laughter of narrow minded folk directing their attentions towards a so-called next generation machine hosting a mere port from last gen, is of course the controls, and in this...
Summary: December 14, 2006 The shooting scenes in Rayman: Raving Rabbids proved that on-the-rails shooters work very well on the Wii, which as well as whetting our appetites for a port of Virtua Cop or Time Crisis, led us to have fairly high expectations of how a first-person shooter (FPS) would fare using...
Excerpt: Call of Duty 3 was my first opportunity to play a FPS game for the Wii, having not picked up Red Steel , so I was anxious to see exactly how well the system handled the genre. Suffice it to say that, with a little practice, the feel of the game has rekindled a long-dead thrill of FPS' in me.
Excerpt: Call of Duty 3 for the Xbox 360 is one of the most intense first-person shooters I've ever played, and the current-gen PS2 and Xbox versions did a decent job of replicating this experience, albeit with less striking visuals.
Excerpt: Porting a big-name game like Call of Duty 3 to Wii is a calculated risk. On the one hand, the Wii version looks absolutely horrible to anyone who's even glimpsed the game running on a 360 in hi-def.
Excerpt: Let's tackle probably the best thing about this game, the visuals and sound. In the cutscenes the faces are extremely detailed, showing every wrinkle and cut on the soldiers faces. The lighting is beautiful, showing the extraordinary sights of this famous war.
Pros: Amazing graphics and sound makes you feel like you are really part of the action.
Cons: The difficult controls will take a while to get used to. No multi-player/online modes.
Conclusion: COD3 for the Wii is a fun and intense game that is sure to please both
novice and experienced gamers who are willing to take a bit of time to
become comfortable with the controls. There's a lot of action and
the various scenarios keep the gameplay feeling fresh.
Excerpt: After waiting more than five weeks for my Wii to arrive one of the first games I played, besides the included Wii Sports, was Call of Duty 3. This game is the third installment in the Call of Duty video game series and unfortunately for PC gamers CoD3 is only available for consoles.
Summary: Since when did war get so damned serious in gaming? Remember the good old days when war started with a declaration of how much fun it was? Those were simple times when realistic weapons physics simply didn't exist and you just held in fire and went.