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  • Summary: This new chapter in the Call of Duty franchise features a unique dynamic in which players are on the side of a crippled nation fighting not for freedom, or liberty, but simply for survival. 10 years after a devastating mass event, the nation's borders and the balance of global power have been permanently redrawn. As what's left of the nation's Special Operations forces, a surreptitious group known only as "Ghosts" leads the fight back against a newly emerged, technologically-superior global power. There are over 20 NEW Kill Streaks in Call of Duty: Ghosts — such as Juggernaut Maniac, Helo-Scout, Vulture and the ODIN Strike. You can even bring in Riley, from the single-player campaign, as your guard dog to warn you when enemies approach, and to attack enemies if they get too close to your person. Expand
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 7
  2. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Nov 12, 2013
    When comparing the PS4 and Xbox One versions side-by-side, there’s little to no variation in textures and effects, but there is a discernible difference in resolution. While both are displayed at 1080p, the Xbox One version upscales the game from 720p resolution. In contrast, the PS4 version runs natively at 1080p, which makes character models, weapons, and environments look noticeably sharper and more detailed. The difference is especially apparent on larger-sized TVs, where pixel density weighs more heavily in picture quality.
  2. Nov 12, 2013
    Ghosts had potential to be more than it is. As the first series entry on new consoles and the first of what will assuredly be a new brand, I was disappointed to see it resemble its predecessors even more than the franchise typically does. Even without its own significant hook or sense of identity, however, Ghosts is still fun thanks to Call of Duty’s polished and reliable backbone that’s been established for years.
  3. Nov 12, 2013
    Call Of Duty: Ghosts is a familiar experience, but it’s been fine tuned to almost perfection. The multiplayer is the best it’s been in a long time.
  4. Dec 19, 2013
    Brave in places, safe in others, Ghosts will delight fans but won't sway anyone with doubts. [Jan 2014, p.74]
  5. Nov 13, 2013
    Infinity Ward has lost capacity, it's out of ideas. Call of Duty: Ghosts is the same blast of scripts in single-player and the conventional formula in multiplayer. That's all. Fun and addictive as always, this game is silent in your Call of Duty collection, it leaves no trace.
  6. Nov 12, 2013
    Call of Duty: Ghosts is a mess of a game. That’s not to say that it’s nonfunctional or bad to play, rather, it loses sight of its core principles and eschews an amazing opportunity with the advent of our transition to next-gen, as well as being the first true IW CoD sans Zampella and West, through poorly constructed (and utilised) tech, half-assed delivery of modes and a single-player campaign that sets the series back more than a few years.
  7. Nov 12, 2013
    Quite simply, it’s hard to tell much difference between this and the 360 version. Textures are muddy, lines are jagged and it lacks the smooth anti-aliasing of the PS4 edition. It’s hard to tell exactly what this version provides that justifies labeling it as a next generation game.
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  1. Positive: 49 out of 112
  2. Negative: 49 out of 112
  1. Nov 18, 2013
    Giving it a 10 because 2 trolls who havent even played the Xbox One version have already troll reviewed the xbox one version... its a cod game that plays like cod..if you like cod then this is cod.. a fun arcade casual shooter Collapse
  2. Dec 18, 2013
    One of the best COD's ever! I was pretty upset when the 360 version was first released due to the cheesy sound, character visuals and missing fan favorite game modes, but have a much better opinion of the Xbox One version.

    The graphics are sick, sounds are great, dedicated servers (never get dumped from a multiplayer game) and plenty of weapon and character customization options. If you like the COD series, this is a must own and I must say, I'm a pretty tough critic!

    Only reason why I didn't give them a 10 is due to the fact that Demolition and Headquarters wasn't included in the multiplayer game modes- shame on Infinity Ward/Activision for that critical mistake.
  3. Jan 26, 2014
    COD Ghosts. Well, I gotta start off with that the mechanics are good and I actually liked the campaign too. The all new game mode is fun, but not as good as zombies. However, Multiplayer sucks. Guns are overpowered, spawn campers and those pesky hackers. But that doesn't stop me from playing the other parts of the game. Overall, COD Ghosts is a good game when you aren't on multiplayer. Expand
  4. Feb 1, 2014
    Its alright, not the best COD game in the generation of the ''Call of Dutys''. In next gen, you can tell they added more grass, sunlight, better textures on the dogs, and better facial features. Expand
  5. Mar 28, 2014
    Infinity Ward continues to disappoint me with their releases of the cod franchise. Though slightly better than mw 3, which is their worst in my opinion, I was still left with a bad taste in my mouth. The campaign was uninteresting, the multiplayer felt fairly flat and the maps were way too big, I would spend some matches with long periods of time trying to find someone with no luck. The lone bright spot to me was squads mode, which did add something new, but really it could've been more. Overall I'm not going to get another iw cod again, sledgehammer games is up in the air for me, but at least I still can trust Treyarch to bring out solid instalments. Expand
  6. Dec 11, 2013
    Game is terrible. I expected so much more from it. Its getting a 1 because I sonewhat enjoyed the story, but the multiplayer is the worst I have ever playin a COD game. Its completely broken and they don't seem to care to fix it. Such a waste of money... Expand
  7. Feb 14, 2014
    This game is the very best bad game what i see. The multiplayer is very bad, only wants premiums, pass, dlcs, etc,... with pesim graphics.
    The history mode, look better, but, its not a nextgen representative.
    My note is 0, this game isnt valid for rent.

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