Reviews and Problems with Call of Duty: World at War
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Intense first-person shooter captures brutality of WWII.
Common Sense Media
16 June 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a grisly shooter based on World War II. Players can kill enemy forces with guns, grenades, rocket launchers, and flamethrowers. Besides seeing lots of blood, players will witness enemies writhing as they are burned alive or losing limbs in explosions.
Excerpt: Sure, the Wii won't give you the most dazzling Call of Duty: World at War experience, but that's the worst we can say after spending some time with this baby. There are times in life when we advance opinions without having a rock-solid basis for comparison. This isn't one of those times.
Excerpt: Call of Duty goes back to World War II, one of the most tired and over used wars of all time, and this time Treyarch is back on board to make Call of Duty: World at War. As much as this game was set up to fail in comparison to Call of Duty 4, since Treyarch made the hated Call of Duty 3, and is set...
Conclusion: All told, Call of Duty: World at War is a great first-person shooter and undoubtedly among the best that the Wii has to offer. The controls are smooth, responsive, and immersive, despite a few sundry hang-ups.
Summary: After getting passed over by 2007's stellar Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Wii owners get their first shot at the revitalized series with Call of Duty: World at War. Though World at War treads the familiar ground of World War II, the detailed, realistic locations and dramatic story elements make...
Excerpt: When you consider that they all seem to follow a formula -- one modeled aesthetically after "Saving Private Ryan" -- it's not surprising that some people have grown tired of World War II first-person shooters.
Summary: One of the most realistic World War II
shooters to ever hit the PC gaming market, Call of Duty went beyond any of our
expectations. Brilliant graphics, outstanding gameplay, and gripping themes are
only the tip of the iceberg on this incredible game.
Excerpt: We know it's hard to believe, but there are other consoles out there other than the Wii, and sometimes - shock horror! - they get great games that the Wii doesn't. One such game was Call Of Duty 4, a first-person shooter which has generally been regarded as one of the best recent games due to its...