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Retro
11-04-2014, 06:40 PM
IGN: 9.1/10


Simply throwing a robot suit onto Call of Duty could have been a lazy path to making Advanced Warfare seem different from what we’ve played before, but the way Sledgehammer has integrated its enhanced abilities and choices into every aspect of how we fight went above and beyond. By designing the levels in the campaign, co-op, and multiplayer to facilitate those new mechanics, Advanced Warfare is granted a weight and importance that changes how the fast-paced shooting action feels in all three modes. This is a Call of Duty game to its core, but one that rehashes as little as possible while still retaining its strengths.
Full Review>>>> (http://ca.ign.com/articles/2014/11/03/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review)

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EGM: 9/10


If Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s storytelling ambitions disappoint, the same can’t be said of the upgrades to gameplay. In both campaign and multiplayer, the exoskeleton and other futuristic gadgetry breathe new life into a franchise that seemed increasingly trapped in the shadow of the original Modern Warfare.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.egmnow.com/articles/reviews/egm-review-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare/#)

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Polygon: 9/10


For whatever minor missteps Advanced Warfare makes with its story, it more than compensates with vision and remarkable execution. The latter has never really been Call of Duty's problem — Ghosts notwithstanding — but Advanced Warfare adds enough and moves far enough forward with its new abilities to feel like a risk. Turns out, that's just what the series needed.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.polygon.com/2014/11/3/7147051/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review-xbox-one)

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GameTrailers: 8.7/10


Advanced Warfare is Call of Duty’s true starting point for a new generation. The tech enhancements are an important evolution for the franchise, giving the online proceedings a necessary shot in the arm. The campaign is predictable but thrilling with enough exclusive tech tricks and set-pieces to make it a must-play. The co-op can sustain you for multiple hours, and it’s hard to imagine playing Call of Duty multiplayer without an Exo-suit ever again. Sledgehammer has found fun in the future, and we can’t wait to go back to it.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.gametrailers.com/reviews/mv18he/call-of-duty--advanced-warfare-review)

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Retro
11-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Destructoid: 8/10


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare plays it a little too safe with the campaign, but it feels like a real core entry in the series, and will please fans who are jaded after last year's release. While Treyarch is still the king of Call of Duty in my eyes, Sledgehammer Games has shown itself to be more than capable of taking over with its debut entry. Infinity Ward is now the odd man out.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.destructoid.com/review-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-283217.phtml)

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Giant Bomb: 4/5


Advanced Warfare doesn't reinvent Call of Duty. It's not the same dramatic shift that we saw when the series went from World War II to the modern era. Perhaps holding out hope for something as revolutionary as Modern Warfare was when it hit back in 2007 is foolish. Be that as it may, as someone who has been drifting further and further away from Call of Duty for the past few years, I can certainly say that Advanced Warfare's mobility kept me interested much longer than Ghosts or Black Ops II has. It's the best multiplayer the game has seen in some time and the whole thing totals up to a satisfying, if familiar experience.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.giantbomb.com/reviews/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review/1900-683/)

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Joystiq: 4/5


Despite the familiarity, it's been years since a Call of Duty campaign was as coherent and fast-paced as this one. Within the confines of its franchise, which has yet to make much room for a mature look at the subject matter, Advanced Warfare works with aplomb and, at the very least, plays its Big Dumb Movie card wisely. If you're running out of bad guys, borrow some from Hollywood.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.joystiq.com/2014/11/03/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review-house-of-cods/)

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The Escapist: 3/5


Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare upholds the status quo and aims no higher than that. Its sci-fi trappings are but shallow appeals to progress, and while the multiplayer is still able to provide some entertainment, the CoD formula feels anything but "advanced" these days.
Full Review>>>> (http://www.escapistmagazine.com/articles/view/video-games/editorials/reviews/12557-Call-of-Duty-Advanced-Warfare-Review)

FeelinKorny
11-04-2014, 07:38 PM
IGN: 9.1/10


Full Review>>>> (http://ca.ign.com/articles/2014/11/03/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review)

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EGM: 9/10


Full Review>>>> (http://www.egmnow.com/articles/reviews/egm-review-call-of-duty-advanced-warfare/#)

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Polygon: 9/10


Full Review>>>> (http://www.polygon.com/2014/11/3/7147051/call-of-duty-advanced-warfare-review-xbox-one)

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GameTrailers: 8.7/10


Full Review>>>> (http://www.gametrailers.com/reviews/mv18he/call-of-duty--advanced-warfare-review)

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I have to agree with gametrailers "it’s hard to imagine playing Call of Duty multiplayer without an Exo-suit ever again."

Im going to give classic a try and see exactly how different it feels. But Im really loving the exo abilities and double jump stuff.

FeelinKorny
11-05-2014, 07:46 AM
http://www.gamespot.com/articles/watch-conan-obrien-review-call-of-duty-advanced-wa/1100-6423359/

heres Conan's clueless gamer review. I love these.

REMEC87
11-07-2014, 03:21 PM
I would love to get some MP reviews, particularly from some of the BF fans on either X1 or PS4.

FeelinKorny
11-09-2014, 07:13 PM
I would love to get some MP reviews, particularly from some of the BF fans on either X1 or PS4.




Ill be more then happy to give you my own personal review of the game. Considering I've always been a big COD fan and an Battlefield fan. This will be my multiplayer review since I have not bothered and will not bother with the single player. I haven't played or cared to play a COD single player since World At War.

Im debating on how I should approach this. As Im sure you guys have noticed my initial impressions. But after playing for nearly a week and Ive let the hype run its course and my connection issues become mostly resolved, I think I can give an honest unbiased review.

The game is meh. Point blank. People try to compare it to Titanfall. Which would be a mistake because (I know this might sound crazy coming from me) Titanfall blows this out of the water. It offered up a new and unique gameplay style that was polished and fantastic. Advanced Warfare attempts to change up the Call of Duty formula by adding the exo suits. Which is a double edged sword in my opinion.

It does resemble Titanfall(in some ways). In that regard it fails to match or exceed. It resembles Call of Duty (of course) but it doesn't feel like what Call of Duty should feel like. Im not entirely sure how to describe it. I think they should have altered the formula in some other way. Because with the exo suit they are damned if they do and damned if they don't. Add the exo suit then gamers cry they changed the formula. Compares it to TF. Don't add the exo suit then gamers cry they just rehashed like every year. Maybe its just the whole futuristic theme that Im not exactly loving (which is odd because I enjoy sci fi type stuff). It feels like a Call of Duty game but not the Call of Duty game I was expecting coming off of Ghost.

The exo suit is a great addition gameplay wise, they feel good and offer up a different play style, but not for a Call of Duty multiplayer game. I get the whole advanced Warfare. Its neat. But when it comes to the multiplayer, balanced guns, great maps and dedicated servers would give the MP experience more positivity.

Instead what we get, horribly unbalanced guns, if you want to use anything other then an assault rifle your sol. Toss in the fact the starting assault rifle is overpowered thus making the others pointless. Its no wonder 90% on the players are using the same gun.

The maps overall are leagues better then Ghost's offering. However it does kind of feel the opposite of Ghost. Ghost felt like the maps were to huge for 6v6. So the smaller maps were a welcoming site. Until you discovered how quick you could move around the map. Now it feels like they are to small. But its not a deal breaker to me because Call of Duty has been best as close quarter in my opinion. Huge maps don't do it justice since its not the same type of online shooter as say Battlefield 4.

Graphics I think are fantastic. The overall look of maps and players, customization and all. Its all pretty solid. Animations are exactly what one should expect from a Call of Duty game. Which can be exactly said for connection and lag. This game matches if not beats some of the worst Call of Duty connection and lag issues. I know some of the peeps here have not experienced many "issues" but outside of the select few here I have not talked to anybody else that does not suffer from issues. We do not have dedicated servers which has been promised to us for the last couple Duty games. The lag compensation is horrible.

Go to any forum site or the forums for Call of Duty and just read the complaints. A person with a horrible connection (or 1 bar on the ping scale) in actuality has an advantage. Its even been tested, proven, accepted and abused, that people purposely throttle their connection just to be able to gain advantage. Disconnects from the host. Numerous kicks back to the dashboard, spawning into a match and the world being invisible.

Basically what we have is a online shooter that is fun when it works. I mean it really is fun. Its an attempt to change up the normal COD formula but in my own opinion feels like the wrong direction. Take away the Call of Duty name brand and the game would be enjoyed by some but completely demolished by majority. Not saying the Call of Duty name is what saves it because underneath the broken and flawed multiplayer is a game that with a few patches could actually end up being an absolutely fantastic game. Just like Battlefield 4 (but not as broken).

Overall for the multiplayer I give it a 6.5/10 and trade in fodder for Halo next week.

In rankings Id go
BF4
Titanfall
Advanced Warfare
Homefront (just to show how bad Ghost is)
Ghost