…playing multiplayer on COD Black Ops.
Finished the campaign a while back but hadn’t had the time to dip into XBox Live.
Over the weekend I’ve spent about 3 hours on-line and what fun. Of course the lobbies are full of prestige’d up geeks who have probably done nothing else but MP since the game came out but nevertheless I managed to have fun and not disgrace myself completely.
If you are expecting a review, I’m sorry to disappoint. There are plenty who will do a reasonable job of that. Suffice to say, what a great game!
I’ve finally managed to find the time to complete the single player campaign. It’s an interesting story, if not exactly historically accurate; however it has been great fun! There are some dodgy references (Bay of Pigs, for example) and some far fetched threads, however there are also some really cool bits like the “Apocalypse Now” style level with brilliantly chosen Rolling Stones track “Sympathy for the Devil”. Plus Sergeant Reznov is back from WAW 🙂
I experienced the same feeling on finishing the campaign as I did with MW2. As the final cut scene played out and the credits rolled I had an almost palpable feeling of loss, almost a poignant feeling of comrades I will never see again. Of course in reality it was just a disappointment that something enjoyable has ended! And then, at the very end of the final cut scene we see… (Ha ha, no spoilers!).
Anyway… I only did it on Regular so I still have Veteran to do and that, dear reader, will be a whole different game!
Plus there is still Multiplayer to start. Maybe I’ll see you on XBox live 😉
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Been a bit busy over the last week (see earlier post!) however I did buy COD Black Ops on launch day. I have started the campaign and it is really bloody good! Like the little touches, e.g. homage to Apocalypse Now. Have also enjoyed the little hacks like leaving the torture chair and playing Zork.
Zombies. Did I mention the Zombies? Brilliant. Playing as JFK, killing Zombies.
I will probably finish the campaign before starting Multiplayer, or maybe not. Can’t wait to be honest!