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  • Summary: In Black Ops 3, Treyarch introduces a new momentum-based chained-movement system which enables players to fluidly move through the environment with finesse, using controlled thrust jumps, slides, wall runs and mantling abilities in a myriad of combinations, all while continuously keepingIn Black Ops 3, Treyarch introduces a new momentum-based chained-movement system which enables players to fluidly move through the environment with finesse, using controlled thrust jumps, slides, wall runs and mantling abilities in a myriad of combinations, all while continuously keeping full control over their weapon. Maps are designed from the ground-up for the new movement system, enabling players to be successful with traditional movement, as well as with advanced tactics and maneuvers. Expand
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III Trailer - Paris Games Week 2015
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  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. 90
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is absolutely stuffed to the brim with content on all fronts, and nearly none of it feels like filler.
  2. Nov 6, 2015
    88
    While there are some very minor cracks in the foundation, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 still proves itself to be an excellent continuation of not only the Black Ops series but also of the entire Call of Duty IP. If you're looking for a fun, challenging, and comprehensive new-gen shooter experience, Black Ops 3 should definitely tide you over for the next several months (possibly years) at least.
  3. Nov 9, 2015
    88
    Quotation forthcoming.
  4. Nov 6, 2015
    80
    While the campaign story itself feels silly, co-op is a marvelous addition and a far better way to experience the narrative for those that don't feel like killing zombies. Meanwhile, multiplayer feels like a huge difference from previous CoD games and much of it is for the better. With a faster pace, more fluid movement, and cool Specialist abilities, it feels like a refreshing twist on the CoD multiplayer formula.
  5. Nov 11, 2015
    75
    The graphics get a little prettier, the story gets a little darker, and another Call of Duty counts time as we march together toward death.
  6. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Dec 3, 2015
    60
    A bit better than the Ghosts, but worse than Advanced Warfare – new Call of Duty is awkwardly trying to make some changes in single player, but adding a bunch of technical problems in the same time. Multiplayer it is flawless as usual. [Issue#258]
  7. Nov 10, 2015
    40
    It’s no surprise Treyarch also has no idea how to establish or develop a character. Which is an okay thing to have no idea how to do. Treyarch is making a shooter, not writing a Chekhov play. But Treyarch’s sin is not knowing this about themselves. Treyarch’s sin is shoving your face into a trough of narrative slop and holding your head down for minutes at a time. And furthermore thinking this is what you want. Long bouts of serious and seriously incoherent story. I have a suggestion for people who make games: if your storytelling skills aren’t up to par, if your game isn’t conducive to telling stories, don’t spend so much time on the story.

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  1. Positive: 42 out of 198
  1. Nov 6, 2015
    10
    I can say this is the best call of duty game ever made. don't doubt on buying this. great story missed with awesome and fun zombies andI can say this is the best call of duty game ever made. don't doubt on buying this. great story missed with awesome and fun zombies and multiplayer. and new modes such as nightmare and free run and with the modding tools coming next year it will be even better. Expand
  2. Nov 6, 2015
    9
    I'm giving this a 9 because it is the best COD I've played. BO1 was great, BO2 was meh, but this is by far the best! Ignore these previousI'm giving this a 9 because it is the best COD I've played. BO1 was great, BO2 was meh, but this is by far the best! Ignore these previous negative reviewers overwhelmingly giving it 0-1's. E.T(atari from the 80's). deserved a 0-1, but not this. The least it should get is a 7.5 and that's a solid statement. They're just BF converts now upset that it's not BF...That's all. Everyone knows COD is the worst gaming community when it comes to the genre, so take their reviews with a grain of salt. We all should know this by now.
    It's COD, what'd you expect?! They've got a lot of new elements to the game, it seems to run and feel solid both graphically and responsive to controls. I haven't had any of the issues that the others are talking about. One guy didn't even play it after messing with the settings for 2hrs...but gave it a 1 or something like that. Hateful community!!
    As I've stated...It's COD, it's going to look, feel and sound like COD, but I like the new elements they threw into it. Last COD I played was BO2, so maybe take that into consideration. It's a good game and I feel I got what I paid for, but I also knew what to expect....I wasn't blown away, but definitely better than what I had expected.
    AMD 4100
    Nvidia gtx 560TI
    8gb ram
    Windows 7 64.
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  3. Aug 8, 2019
    7
    I'm wondering at the amount of massive negative scores. This game is not too bad or ugly, just yet another generic FPS shooter.
    The storyline
    I'm wondering at the amount of massive negative scores. This game is not too bad or ugly, just yet another generic FPS shooter.
    The storyline so much worse than in BO or BO2, but in endgame becomes more interesting
    Visual is ok, even for 2k19
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  4. Sep 10, 2019
    3
    I only played this for the single player and it was buggy as all hell. I would get lag. In single player. Not talking about frames per secondI only played this for the single player and it was buggy as all hell. I would get lag. In single player. Not talking about frames per second or video here, but actual lag. The game kept telling me "connection interrupted" which is very strange because I only ever used the "play offline" option from the game's main menu.

    Another big bug happens the game gets paused. Yes, pausing the game, something that basically every game in the last 30 years has managed to implement without screwing the game up, will screw the game up. Scripted cutscenes will continue playing while paused, or will fail to play when the game is unpaused. Unpausing also makes animations of enemies stop playing and they just float around frozen.

    Also... why the ops gotta be black?
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  5. Nov 10, 2015
    1
    Horrible PC version. My rig is not the greatest, but it can run MGS5 NO PROBLEM, Elder Scrolls, Starcraft 2. But this PC version is awful. ItHorrible PC version. My rig is not the greatest, but it can run MGS5 NO PROBLEM, Elder Scrolls, Starcraft 2. But this PC version is awful. It won't run well if you don't have just THE best rig. Screw all the other video cards. Usually it's not your graphics card that sucks, it's the developers not developing the game for low-end rigs as well. Please patch and FIX THIS GAME! It looks great on console. PC version is awful. Horrible shadow pixels, looks like 8 bit Nintendo graphics. Shame on them. Expand
  6. Aug 31, 2017
    0
    This is the worst game ever. I'd rather eat a diaeraskunk and down it with beer. I want my money back. I say no morea asd asd asd asd asd asdThis is the worst game ever. I'd rather eat a diaeraskunk and down it with beer. I want my money back. I say no morea asd asd asd asd asd asd asd asd asd sad aw rswgf derg edrg retdg edrg drg drgdrg drg drg drg Expand
  7. Nov 6, 2015
    0
    Badly optimized for PC...stuttering completely wrecks the experience.
    I would not recommend getting this game...and look at the "verified"
    Badly optimized for PC...stuttering completely wrecks the experience.
    I would not recommend getting this game...and look at the "verified" reviewers reviews.

    At the time of writing this had 2 80+ reviews and 1 90+ review.
    Obviously paid for, but don't fall for it...DO NOT GET THIS GAME.
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