Reviews and Problems with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 — Content Collection 2
18 May 2012
Excerpt: Initially released in bits and pieces to Call of Duty Elite Premium subscribers, this second Content Collection extends the latest set of DLC offerings to the wider Call of Duty fanbase — and it’s an even larger, more diverse medley than the first.
Pros: + "Oasis" and "Sanctuary" maps are definite highlights., + Both Face Off maps deliver great compact battles.
Cons: ? Which beautiful locales will we ruin next?
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Content Collection 1 (Xbox360)
30 March 2012
Excerpt: March 20th signalled the release of the first Content Drop for Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, unimaginatively called: Collection 1. Included in this downloadable content (DLC) pack for all the non-Elite subscribers are four new multiplayer maps and, for the first time, two new Spec Ops missions.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1
20 March 2012
Excerpt: Sidestepping the typical map-pack formula, Modern Warfare 3 ’s Content Collection #1 — which compiles the first six premium Elite DLC additions for non-subscribers — delivers not only fresh multiplayer locations, but also a dazzling pair of new Spec Ops missions.
Pros: + The two new Spec Ops missions are excellent., + Most of the four new maps are pretty strong, especially “Black Box.”
Excerpt: The story continues to follow the exploits of Lieutenant Price and his good buddy Soap. Boy, have those two been through a lot! After taking out the traitor at the end of the last game, the duo are disavowed by their own governments and are forced underground.
Conclusion: I really wanted to like this game but didn’t have super high expectations, I just wanted another Modern Warfare game. Unfortunately while it is a Modern Warfare game there are just too many issues with the game for me to expressly recommend it to anyone besides someone that really wants to know how...
Excerpt: There’s no denying the popularity of the Call of Duty series. In fact, COD is in the same conversation as Mario when it comes to the most sucessful gaming series of all time – ever since Infinity Ward’s smash hit COD4 , the series has taken off and never looked back.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Singleplayer and Spec Ops (Xbox360)
28 November 2011
Excerpt: I’ve given the singleplayer campaigns of past Call of Duty games a lot of flak for their incredibly linear nature, nonsensical faux-military stories and a heavy reliance on videogame tropes and conventions that the industry as a whole now recognises as rote.
Conclusion: The ripples of the first Modern Warfare are still being felt in today’s videogames, some four years later. Back then – and it seems so long ago now – it was hard to imagine just what a towering, divisive series this supremely well-engineered, cunningly designed and quietly audacious little videogame...
Conclusion: The weapons in Modern Warfare 3 are a real highlight. Although the campaign can be completed without really switching weapons at all, experimentation provides a more-varied experience. For example, fire an RPG at a car to kill multiple opponents is easier than mowing them down with an AK-47.