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Windows 7: Call of Duty: Black Ops

10 Nov 2010   #21

Windows 8 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fumz View Post
the game ships with multi-core CPU support turned off for some reason, as if a modern PC gamer doesn’t have a multi-core CPU at the heart of his or her rig. And yet at the same time, the game ships with multi-GPU support turned on. Everybody has a multi-core CPU, but finding someone with a multi-GPU setup is somewhat rarer.
Surprise! Game-Breaking Problems Mar PC Launch Of Call Of Duty: Black Ops

This revelation isn't as shocking as it should be. I wasn't holding my breath anticipating this CoD would be any different from the last CoD: a poorly optimized pos console port. In fact, I can't think of an fps that's come out recently that isn't a poorly optimized pos console port.
that is the kind of stuff that can be found out and corrected before the game release with a public beta

I knew since there was not going to be any demo or beta for Black Ops I didn't want to run out and spend 60$ at launch and have to deal with lag and bugs and then have to wait for patches to fix things on the PC version because it is a console port

these days I am more surprised when I am able to find a PC game that isn't a pos console port

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10 Nov 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

That's one nice thing with console's. When I popped the game into my 360, the very first thing it did was download an update. Updates are fast and game systems are standard.
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10 Nov 2010   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I bought it on sale from Direct2Drive for $45 and played last night for a couple of hours. it was pretty fun.
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10 Nov 2010   #24

7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AstaLaVista View Post
Well, I gotta say, that is pretty stupid of them to do. Did they say how to turn that ON or they left it out as well?

Now, while I agree with you on the poorly/unoptimized/ crappy console ports, I gotta say that MW2 is the best I have seen yet... compare to the others ones of course. I am talking about ports people not gameplay.
I have yet to read where/how this can be turned on.

As for MW2: no matter how well polished or how well tapered the turd is, at the end of the day, turd is still turd. That we debate which turd is the best turd only incentives them to produce more turds... because at that point, they know we'll settle for turd.

I'm voting no with the wallet on this one too... which is unfortunate, but, I'm tired of turds.
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10 Nov 2010   #25

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1
extra game on black ops menu screen.

hey folks,i have just discovered something i thought some of you might be interested in. after the game is done loading and you are sat in front of a tv in a chair(various monitors around you) with your options of how you wanna play (campaign, multi player,zombies,options) if you then look down into your lap so that you can see your hands strapped to the chair you're in and pump the left and right trigger alternately you will see the straps break and you can stand up (earns you an achievment too!)

go and have a wander round the room and in one corner you will find a computer. log onto it and type doa
this will load a game,which is pretty good! bare in mind the load screen for the secret game lasts about 30 seconds or so,so be patient!
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10 Nov 2010   #26
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64

mrmurder1975 - you can type all sorts of stuff in the computer, including "zork" and you can play that old game.

To get out of the chair on a PC, press the spacebar many times.
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11 Nov 2010   #27
hello people

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Not long returned home with it , bugger is my lad has to wait until xmas to open it!
He'll have dl'd it by then
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11 Nov 2010   #28

windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Colonel Travis View Post
mrmurder1975 - you can type all sorts of stuff in the computer, including "zork" and you can play that old game.

To get out of the chair on a PC, press the spacebar many times.
ah right,thanks for the tip! i will be trying that later then
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12 Nov 2010   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64

hey, guys whats so bad about a console pport? i got it for the ps3 and well, i enjoy it(probably explains why i have been offline for awhile)
ohh and i didnt know u could get out of the chair, will try that, seems cool.
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12 Nov 2010   #30

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3

I thought I would check the price on a certain site I use to earn points and get discounts on all sorts of games, consoles and ton of other products.
To my surprise my points now could get me $100.00 off of a PS3 120gb or $75.00 off a Xbox 360 4gb Wifi.
But when I checked on COD Black Ops the same amount of points was only worth $12.00 off of $59.99
So I'm still going to wait and buy it used most likely from Amazon in a couple of months.
Till then I just reloaded MW2 and started paying it again while I wait.
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