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Call of Duty 4 demo out... and Yahoo servers went down after exactly 2 seconds!

eobeteobet Registered User regular
edited October 2007 in Games and Technology
http://www.evilavatar.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37612

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  • GihgehlsGihgehls Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    CoD 4 is a great, great game.

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  • NackmatholnNackmatholn Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Is the 360 demo out too? I played the Beta for 2 whole days, the 360 was in the shop for the rest of it....

  • OzmodaiOzmodai Registered User
    edited October 2007
    I'm getting the demo now at decent speed with a torrent, I'm sure most torrent sites will have a tracker for it soon.

  • DashuiDashui Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I just finished playing it. The single-player is great - really intense stuff. I can't wait for the full game this November.

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  • RetotheMixRetotheMix Registered User
    edited October 2007
    I don't see it on XBL :x

  • DashuiDashui Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    RetotheMix wrote: »
    I don't see it on XBL :x

    That's because it's a PC demo...

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  • RookRook Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    gamershell has it up. http://www.gamershell.com/download_21400.shtml

    And bloody hell, is it like time to clusterfuck everyone with stuff to play at the moment
    Timeshift Demo,
    FEAR: Persius Mandate Demo
    Escape from Paradise City demo

    UT3 right around the corner, and Crysis at the end of the month... argh...

  • UrianUrian __BANNED USERS
    edited October 2007
    I've never seen so many good games coming out in such a short time span. I'm probably going to spend at least 300 bucks on games between now and christmas.

    Also, was anyone else getting weird lighting issues on the CoD4 demo? As I was moving at certain points my gun was flickering black, same with the troops.

  • HozHoz Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Well, the game looks and runs great on my rig. It plays a little too much like the past games and that's my only disappointment (hopefully the full game treads some new ground). They even have those pre-ragdoll death animations originating from CoD1 which kind of make me cringe.

  • EvangirEvangir Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    PC users getting something before Xbox Live? UNTHINKABLE!

    (Downloading now... My PC has already started weeping).

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  • VaLiantineVaLiantine Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Feels like old Call of Duty mission scheme.

    "We got an anti-air/tank/half track, take it out before we can send in reinforcements."

    "Take out those tanks with the bazooka/Javelin/RPG"

    "Hold this position til reinforcement arrive !"

    It's the skirmishes in between which feel good, and don't forget the obligatory strafing run on an enemy structure or advancing group with cinematic music after.

  • scootchscootch Registered User
    edited October 2007
    ugh.. 5 hour download :(

    man, wish it was on fileplanet.

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  • VaLiantineVaLiantine Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
  • HozHoz Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I replayed it a few times. It is much harder than any other CoD that I've played. But it doesn't feel arbitrary, actually it feels forgiving. I kept thinking "boy would I be fucking dead if this was real" (although soon enough I tended to become dead in the simulation).

  • PojacoPojaco Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Played through on Veteran, this shit is tough. Very fun, very graphically pleasing, very exciting.

  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I'm happy to hear this has nice single-player. I plan on getting this before Halo 3, based on the multiplayer beta.

  • scootchscootch Registered User
    edited October 2007
    VaLiantine wrote: »
    It is on Fileplanet.

    oh man, I didn't even see that damn logo.. thanks a lot man!

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  • XenoXeno Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Is it blasphemy to say that I didn't like it that much?

    I think it has to do with the fact that there is way too much crap going on. TOO much shooting, if thats even possible.

    I usually like COD, but this, ehhh, not so much. I think it's that level.

  • ZxerolZxerol The fullest, most luscious beard. Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I like it. It runs great, looks great, and is classic Call of Duty. You can make the argument that it's basically COD2 with modern-era skins and I'd probably agree, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

  • FreddyDFreddyD Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Xeno wrote: »
    Is it blasphemy to say that I didn't like it that much?

    I think it has to do with the fact that there is way too much crap going on. TOO much shooting, if thats even possible.

    I usually like COD, but this, ehhh, not so much. I think it's that level.
    It's not quite as bad a 64 player game of Karkland. But I am getting the same feeling that the level is full of barely controlled chaos.

  • HozHoz Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Yeah, but wouldn't a real shootout be like that? I think we're spoiled by heavily refined FPS games-the "don't place enemies where the player won't be looking" type of design.

  • FirebrandFirebrand Registered User
    edited October 2007
    Only played it a little bit so far, but I like it. It seems really, really polished. Hell, I was impressed by just the loading screen, after seeing TF2's static, unresponsive loading sign so many times now. :D Think I'll pick this up for the multiplayer, the most fun part of BF2 was moving around in infantry squads, and this seems to do this a whole lot better.

  • eobeteobet Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Hmm... on my 7600 card, my soldiers all had this fairy light from the Team Ico games and Super Mario Galaxy... also, there were unexplainable light sources everywhere in the game, like no corner was allowed to be dark. Very weird, since the screenshots I've seen from the game looked very realistic.

    EDIT: Btw, holy shit the game is boring! It's the same glorified Duck Hunt (shooting gallery) as the first, only with more confusing scripted events which refuse to play unless you figure out what to do. I did like the first game, though... but this just feels tacky.

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  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    The 360 multiplayer beta was the best experience I had on the console until Halo 3.

    If the single player is an ounce as good as the multi, it will blow me away.

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  • RookRook Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Zxerol wrote: »
    I like it. It runs great, looks great, and is classic Call of Duty. You can make the argument that it's basically COD2 with modern-era skins and I'd probably agree, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.

    It does feel very linear, but then again, HOLY SHIT was that an awesome firefight at the tanks. I played it on the hard difficulty setting, so grenades pissed me the fuck off no end, but it was really frantic and getting mellee kills is awesome. I think the control scheme is topnotch with almost everything bound to a key (I hate manually selecting and throwing grenades).

    Framerate wise, I'm pretty impressed, zipping along at 1920x1200 with no slowdown on an admittedly highend rig though. Graphics wise it's all quite nice although nothing quite special.

  • Big ClassyBig Classy Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I just finished downloading and had a quick go. It worked pretty good on medium settings. If the console versions are half as good as this, GOTY.... well, fps of the year easily.
    The animation was insane and the atmosphere was really gritty. They've done a great job of keeping that tension you got in COD2 and 3. I was expecting something wholly different but this sticks to that same formula but injects it with steroids and then pees in your tea. And you'll want more.

    Again, I ran it at low-medium settings and it looked really good for a minimum setting. I don't want to think how good the game'd look on high.

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  • FaricazyFaricazy Registered User
    edited October 2007
    The MP beta was fun and looked awesome.

  • AlejandroDaJAlejandroDaJ Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I gotta be honest, I'm sick and fucking tired of these over-scripted, linear, whole-squad-but-really-its-one-man-against-the-world type shooters that Infinity Ward produces. Jackson, grab the Javelin! Jackson, plant the IR! Jackson, get on the machinegun! It isn't immersive to me.

    I'm starting to feel like it's the gaming equivalent of the Transformers Movie... except that this is its third sequel.

    Ran well on my relatively modest rig, though. It gets points for that.

  • FaricazyFaricazy Registered User
    edited October 2007
    It's a game. An action game. Not strategy. Action.

    I'm saying you hate fun, basically.

  • AlejandroDaJAlejandroDaJ Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    That's okay, I'm saying you're sheep. <img class=" title=":lol:" class="bbcode_smiley" />

  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    "You guys are stupid for playing with a BALL! Do you know how long people have played with a BALL!? For YEARS! It's not INNOVATIVE! It's a BALL!! Stop being SHEEP!!!"

    This game is great.

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  • Big ClassyBig Classy Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I haven't found the ball yet, you sure it's in there?

    Did anyone else find it heavy on the blacks and grey? COuld be because its night time.

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  • MosatiMosati Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I registered just to say I don't fucking care how scripted it is, COD4 was an enjoyable and intense experience; more so than any recent FPS I have played (which is, all of them).

    The multiplayer should prove to be even better.

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  • Chainsaw WabbitChainsaw Wabbit Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Lots of explosions and tracers and loud noises, yet still a little boring, I thought. It feels extremely on rails, with heavy scripting making up for an AI that is lots of A and very little I. It looks like your squad-mates are mostly just there for show. In other words, it's EXACTLY what I would have expected of a COD game if it hadn't been for the stupendously awesome multiplayer beta. Also, the controls feel awkward...they seemed much tighter in the beta, insofar as you can compare a gamepad with keyboard+mouse.

    No big deal though, I will still pounce on this the moment it is released for the multiplayer alone <3

    Oh, and one more thing: What's with all the weapons penetrating what I assume are concrete walls like a knife through butter? That is SO unrealistic! You should only be able to fire through a wall if you have the perk equipped ;-)

  • durandal4532durandal4532 Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    They should just release the multiplayer portions of CoD 4 and Halo 3 as a package deal. I don't care about their single player anymore.

  • KlykaKlyka DO you have any SPARE BATTERIES?Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Halo 3's single player is really good, especially co-op.

    This game's single will also be great, I'm sure of it.

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  • CyrixdCyrixd Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    I'm not thrilled about it... I enjoyed the demo, and I think it controls very well (it has a lot of those modern FPS aspects about it, like head-bobbing, change in camera while running, etc.) and has a nice feel to it, but as a few people have pointed out, it's exactly like all the other CoD's. While this isn't necessarily a bad thing... it's just...a little stale.

    The last fight was epic at first, until it quickly started screaming YOU ARE PLAYING CALL OF DUTY and told me exactly where to go, where the enemy was, all the while using I'm pretty sure the exact same voices from CoD2. The whole time I was expecting to see a Sherman or run into a room full of German soldiers.

    So while it's fun, I just feel like I've played it too many times.

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  • DrIanMalcolmDrIanMalcolm Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    It was kinda hard for me to distinguish allies from enemies (without aiming at them to see if the cursor turned red or green) because of how dark it was

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  • NackmatholnNackmatholn Registered User regular
    edited October 2007
    Klyka wrote: »
    The 360 multiplayer beta was the best experience I had on the console until Halo 3.

    If the single player is an ounce as good as the multi, it will blow me away.

    I'd say the 360 COD4 Beta was better than the Halo 3 beta, though I haven't played the release of Halo 3(or Halo 2... I have Halo 1 though:) ) The fact that the game rewards you for succeeding with Experience kinda gave me reason to improve my play style beyond the old "I want to stomp these whiny 13yo bastards!"

    Also note that the whiny comment was not a jab at Halo 3, Just online multi-player in general.

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