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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Review

Submitted by on November 18, 2011 – 6:26 pmNo Comment

People have been asking me how I like the new Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and my answer is, love it. Yeah it takes a little effort to getting used to the movements but it’s still relatively the same game, just created by new developers with refined features.

Through the COD series, Activision has been jumping back and forth between Infinity Ward and Treyarch—Treyarch being well known for their Zombies game addition. There was drama between Activision and the senior staff of Infinity Ward, where Jason West (Infinity Ward president, game director, co-CCO and CTO) and Vince Zampella (CEO and co-founder of Infinity Ward) left the company taking a wave of employees with them. So Activision took on co-developer Sledgehammer Games and supporting developer Raven Software, including the new Infinity Ward staff. Perhaps it was a blessing in disguise because MW3 is my all-time favorite game out of the entire series.

The interface is clean, more user friendly and simple to navigate. The time reaction is smooth and on point. The graphics and sound are phenomenal and highly detailed from the hollow-hallway winds to a ground-shaking air strike and the ear-ringing experience from a concussion grenade. It’s a fast-paced game and with one motive: kill/death ratio.

My new favorite addition to the game is Kill Confirmed Mode. It brings a new dynamic to the game giving you an additional objective to the popular Team Deathmatch. Instead of the full 100 points, you get half when you kill a person, and you get the other half if you or a team member collects the fallen tag. If the opposing team collects the fallen tag, your kill will be denied leaving you with only half of the full 100 points. This is a hustle-and-bustle game play where you’re working your way towards carpal tunnel for trying to run the entire game.

I highly recommend playing the Campaign Mode. When you want a break from multiplayer, check it out. I usually watch other people play the campaign mode while I hop right into the multiplayer online game play, however since I’m reviewing this game, I had to give it a shot myself. The action begins right away and it feels like you’re the main character in a movie. The story line is outstanding, as with all the other Modern Warfare games.

It begins with the Russians attacking New York City and gives you a taste of being a soldier. Being a resident of New York City, it’s an eye opener to see the war on home grounds. The real-life scenarios will give any “Generation Y” U.S. civilian a new found respect for our men and women who have and are serving our country.

MW3 was just released 11/8/11 and is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and PC for $59.99.

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