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  • Summary: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare envisions the powerful battlegrounds of the future, where both technology and tactic have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Delivering a stunning performance, Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stars as Jonathan Irons -- one ofCall of Duty: Advanced Warfare envisions the powerful battlegrounds of the future, where both technology and tactic have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Delivering a stunning performance, Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stars as Jonathan Irons -- one of the most powerful men in the world -- shaping this chilling vision of the future of war. The game takes place in a plausible future in which technological progress and today's military practices have converged with powerful consequences. In this carefully researched and crafted vision of the future, Private Military Corporations (PMCs) have become the dominant armed forces for countless nations outsourcing their military needs, redrawing borders and rewriting the rules of war. And Jonathan Irons, the founder and president of the world's largest PMC, Atlas Corporation, is at the center of it all.

    Suit up for combat in exoskeletons that evolve every aspect of a soldier's battle readiness, enabling combatants to deploy with an advanced lethality and eliminating the need for specialization. Players experience enhanced player movement and verticality through boost jumps and grappling, covert cloaking abilities, and biomechanics that provide unparalleled strength, awareness, endurance, and speed. With the advent of the exoskeleton and newly advanced armor and weaponry, every soldier commands tactical freedom in any terrain unlike ever before, fundamentally changing the way gamers play Call of Duty across all modes
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. Nov 3, 2014
    91
    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.
  2. CD-Action
    Jan 9, 2015
    85
    This game is a lot of fun. There’s some Crysis in it, some Titanfall, some elements borrowed from Unreal Tournament and Battlefield. Underneath it’s still Call of Duty though, finally modernized in terms of visuals. [13/2014, p.50]
  3. Even though Advanced Warfare has a cliche scenario like Ghosts, multiplayer is still fun.
  4. Nov 8, 2014
    80
    Despite the dismal showing of Call of Duty: Ghosts, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare shows that it’s not quite time to write off this series yet, and I just may be back next year to see if the improvements continue or if this game turned out to be just a fluke.
  5. PC PowerPlay
    Dec 23, 2014
    80
    It's the best Call of Duty campaign in years, and the multiplayer continues to scratch a certain itch. [Jan 2015, p.64]
  6. Nov 12, 2014
    79
    The story is nothing to write home about, but the multiplayer is great fun as long as the servers are working.
  7. Nov 11, 2014
    49
    For the second year in the row, Activision, like a crafty snake oil peddler, pushes ‘a next-gen Call of Duty’ by replacing developers, locations and characters. Goodbye, German cyber-shepherd, orbital kinetic missiles and a crazy Venezuelan dictator. Hello, exoskeletons, holograms and a corporate megalomaniac played by Kevin Spacey. But the glitzy CG cinematics and sweet PR songs hide the stale 10-year old gameplay formula.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 73 out of 271
  1. Nov 3, 2014
    10
    This is probably the best Call of Duty since MW2. I know it's early to make such a sweeping statement but the game just oozes brilliance on aThis is probably the best Call of Duty since MW2. I know it's early to make such a sweeping statement but the game just oozes brilliance on a number of levels. It is streets ahead of Ghosts in every aspect and really puts Infinity Ward to absolute shame. Even Treyarch need to raise their game for next year. Sledgehammer have essentially taken the best aspects of past games and fused them into their very own interpretation along with delivering their own brand of unique ideas.

    The gameplay is fast, the guns are incredible fun, the matches flow superbly and every second is really enjoyable. The maps are simply stunning to look at and their designs & layouts make way for some frantic action.

    The optimisation for PC which has been heavily questioned after Ghosts and Sledgehammer's silence in the media; is actually riddled with depth and all the key elements to compliment your rig. I really did not expect much but they really have hit the nail on the head from a technical standpoint.

    I've not enjoyed COD since the Black Ops days but this is a game that really rejuvenates my desire for the franchise. After the pitiful Ghosts last year; this game simply had to deliver and it truly has. SHG took a risk for their first outing and it really paid off in what could be a genre-defining title.
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  2. Nov 4, 2014
    9
    Best COD I have played in years with great optimization for pc hardware and a very nice new look compared to older COD games (as in lastBest COD I have played in years with great optimization for pc hardware and a very nice new look compared to older COD games (as in last year lol). Thank god for people not accepting the last two disasters. The game isn't all new thought, nor does it have never before used game mechanics but they are new to COD and it made it fun again. I mean I sat down and I didn't want to get back up and chuck a brick at my monitor for letting me see the pure crap coming from it. This game hooked me with it's Titanfall "like" twitch movement ( not quite as smooth or as free as TF ) and its new level designs allowing for less of a rail shooter "feel" to single player (I say "feel" as SP still is very hand holdy). Although it is not the best story it is still fun to play through with great voice acting and sharp new face capture tech adding depth to a fun box office like action adventure. The gun sounds are odd here and there, but they are from the future so I didn't mind the loud wines and soft pop's that sometimes seem not to fit how weapons look. Over all I have and probably will continue to enjoy this game so I say its a good buy for COD fans. Expand
  3. Nov 26, 2015
    8
    I've enjoyed every moment of the game. The campaign was a little short or maybe i was just too invested.
    Gameplay was fun, guns felt great
    I've enjoyed every moment of the game. The campaign was a little short or maybe i was just too invested.
    Gameplay was fun, guns felt great and overall it delieverd a great COD game.
    A lot of people are frustrated with bugs and fps drops, most of them i fixed by changing one setting.
    The fps drops does get to you sometimes and therefor i can not give it a 10/10
    But for the enjoyable time Advanced Warfare gave me i think it deserves it.
    You shouldn't listen to every one that just gets frustrated with the small stuff and give the game a lousy score, read the reviews here and you can see most of them are about the same issue.
    This game is worth your time and worth giving it a chance!
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  4. Oct 27, 2020
    4
    Una campaña decente pero con un port a PC desastrozo: Muchos crasheos, stuttering, porteado desde consola, no han incluido el doblajeUna campaña decente pero con un port a PC desastrozo: Muchos crasheos, stuttering, porteado desde consola, no han incluido el doblaje hispanoamericano en PC y es muy difícil configurar la sensibilidad de apuntado y demás opciones (hay que hacerlo desde el archivo y no se siente bien de todas formas).
    No comprar.
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  5. Nov 12, 2014
    2
    LAAAAAAAAG....LAAAAAAAAG....LAAAAAAAAGGGGS thas what this multiplayer as new(or just worst then all the others),for the rest expect the sameLAAAAAAAAG....LAAAAAAAAG....LAAAAAAAAGGGGS thas what this multiplayer as new(or just worst then all the others),for the rest expect the same cod as always! Expand
  6. Jul 21, 2020
    0
    Отсутствие русских субтитров, разработчики забыли о глухих1
  7. Nov 3, 2014
    0
    First of all, I want to remind everyone that this game still runs on that 10 year old engine, seriously. OK and now onto the game itself,First of all, I want to remind everyone that this game still runs on that 10 year old engine, seriously. OK and now onto the game itself, while I haven't ecountered any lag issues for now I'll like to remind everyone that this game DOESN'T HAVE DEDICATED SERVERS OR MOD TOOLS. With the new jumping mechanics, there will be potential for great mods but yep, they're not here. Also, all of this new Exo-suit and whatever **** really is just a rip-off of Crysis and Titanfall. Expand

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