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2012-12-17 02:53 PM
Inzane Did anyone else enjoy some Double XP goodness over the weekend? 2nd time in only a month... not too shabby.

How many of you have prestiged already? (I just hit my 2nd)

I have one gold gun and I'm pretty close to a second.
2012-11-17 11:12 AM
eimaj How is the campaign? Is it different from the typical "follow me, do this" no choice crap that has plagued this series from the beginning?

I've held off on this purchase as the series has gotten very stagnant over the last, oh, four games (shame on me for being suckered each and every time though) as it is the EXACT same formula each time out with only different venues for the campaign and maps for the multi-player.

I would love to be convinced otherwise as my buddies are complaining about me not having it but I have no reason to buy it if it is not significantly different (better?) than mw3.
2012-11-15 02:50 PM
Inzane Still waiting for my copy. Hopefully it shows up in today's mail.


I know MW2 and COD4 are hacked, but I've played both over the last couple months and so far managed to avoid any problems. I occasionally encountered a hacked lobby in COD4, which I just backed out of as soon as I knew. (It was usually something obvious like a speed lobby).
With MW2, the only thing I've noticed is maybe the odd cheater here or there, but hard to prove.
2012-11-15 09:23 AM
hamstercaster Alrighty, thanks for the heads up!
2012-11-14 05:40 PM
TKG26 Yep mw2 was ruined for me. When some hack unlocked every weapon in the game for me...

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2012-11-14 04:38 PM
jayoldschool Only get MW3 or Black Ops. The others are hacked.
2012-11-14 01:31 PM
hamstercaster
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Originally Posted by Inzane View Post
I fully admit that camping is a perfectly legitimate tactic. It's just annoying as hell to be up against that playing style, that's all.

While camping's legit, I don't think things like quick-scoping and spawn-trapping are. Spawn trapping would be the equivalent of constantly ambushing an enemy army's barracks or medical facility... how likely is that? And quick-scoping... when do you hear of snipers rushing the battlefield armed with only a sniper rifle in short-to-medium range combat?
I hear ya. I mean you don't want a full team of campers either. Using quick scopes and other aids admittedly suck. I remember when Medal of Honor first came out on pc, it didn't take long before there were mods out there for the Force Skin option that would make the opposition look like Ronald McDonald and became more or less, sitting ducks.

I actually just got a PS3 over the weekend and got AC III. I bought the NHL 2013 bundle but will be looking for other games eventually and Black Ops II will certainly be considered. I may get older discounted CoD or MoH games first in order to get re-acquainted with the game and by the time I'm ready for Black Ops II, it will more than likely be discounted by then.
2012-11-14 08:19 AM
QuickSilver I pretty much agree with Steve on his thoughts. Maps seem so different from MW3 and I think they are way more brighter. Makes it easier to pick out the other team. I am still getting a few "WTF" moments but far less than MW3.

The maps are big (at least the ones I played last night) and I must have gotten shot from behind a million times. Could be from my noobness with the map layout.

So far the game tries to force you to play as a team more than a single "run and gun" style. I agree on the many many options for loadouts and scorestreaks. I am still trying to wrap my head around all the different customizations. I am not used to scorestreaks instead of kills so it will take awhile for that to sink in. Overall really like the direction they took this franchise for MP.
2012-11-13 09:11 PM
jayoldschool I don't usually do pre-orders, especially by mail. This was a birthday gift from a buddy. I asked him to switch it to ISPU, but he couldn't change it.

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nothing like MW3
This makes me happy!
2012-11-13 08:25 PM
Steve604 Just finished a 7 hour shift, minus a couple breaks,
great game, really like it, guns seem really balanced,
the class setups are insane, you can do so much different stuff

loving a lot of the maps, not like mw3, where there are maps I can't stand playing, and only a couple I really want to play,


only complaints is quick scope seems to be in full effect,
and the game seems to be a tad glitchy, occasional freeze up, had to restart my 360 1 time,

other than that, highly recommended, nothing like MW3, and a huge improvement on the original black ops
2012-11-13 05:11 PM
Inzane My BB pre-order is coming by canada post as well, but I just checked with the wife and no parcels came today. Sigh...
2012-11-13 03:52 PM
Steve604
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I only ever pre order in store at eb games. That way I'm for sure getting it.. The pre order by mail is a joke....

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I wouldn't say for sure. My wife pre-ordered Black Ops 1 from eb, and gave it to me for my birthday. I had the work the day it was released, I show up at 5:40pm, they were supposed to be open till 9pm, walk up to the door, they wouldn't let me in the store, said they were closing at 6pm since they were open at midnite that day, I said ok, well its not 6pm yet, they said they had people in the store and couldn't let me in.
I told him I pre ordered, they didn't care. told me to come back tomorrow.

Had already had problems with eb and their rude staff in the past, after that, I've never gone back.
I actually got laughed at when I went to get Forza 3, buddy asked if I pre-ordered, I said no, and he laughed, said there was no chance getting that day, I went to Rogers they had a special edition on the shelf and a dozen more copies. I could go on but eb is a retailer I will never shop at again.
Costco, Walmart, London drugs and many others always have stock when others are sold out
Sorry for getting off topic,

Loving black ops 2, just lighting it up, the laser sight is wicked for run and gun with a sub machine gun, just went 28 and 12 and I've played like 10 rounds maybe
2012-11-13 02:01 PM
TKG26 I only ever pre order in store at eb games. That way I'm for sure getting it.. The pre order by mail is a joke....

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2012-11-13 12:05 PM
jayoldschool According to Canada Post, my FS pre-order won't arrive until tomorrow. Thanks a lot, FS!
2012-11-13 12:03 PM
Steve604 Best thing to do at first is circle outside the map, keep your back outside edge,
also I like to play domination a lot at first, gives you a reference point on maps to kind of build off of.

K/D will come, it takes hours of practice, I was a newbie when MW2 came out, had only been playing World at War a short amout of time,

My K/D's
WaW .85 360, 1.15 PS3
MW2 1.52 360, 1.60 PS3
BO 1.72 360
MW3 1.47 360

I quit buying for both systems after MW2,
Also not too worried about K/D any more, I sacrifice myself a lot now, playing capture the flag and domination,
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