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All month long, we're covering Call of Duty: Ghosts in conjunction with our October cover story. When it releases in November, it will mark the tenth release in the core series. Throughout all of those games, Infinity Ward and Treyarch have managed to maintain a steady bar of quality that rarely dropped. It's not the easiest franchise in the world to rank because of this, but we're going to try anyway. Read on to see where we placed each of the previous nine Call of Duty games.
9. Call of Duty 3
The lowest point in the franchise came with its third entry in 2006. While it was still a solid game, its globetrotting World War II campaign began to feel repetitive after the two similar entries that preceded it. Awkward quick-time events during scripted melee segments didn't help, either.
8. Call of Duty: World At War
If World War II felt tired by the time Call of Duty 3 came along, it was disappointing to return to the same era after the amazing Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. On the plus side, Treyarch's campaign was better than their previous effort, and this entry marked the first appearance of the popular Zombies mode.
7. Call of Duty 2
When the Xbox 360 launched in 2005, Call of Duty 2 was many gamers' go-to launch title. Its multiplayer seems basic by the standards set in later entries, but it was a blast in the early days of the new console. Impressive smoke effects and overall visual quality were also a nice reminder that we were about to embark on a new generation of console gaming.
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Anyone remember CoD Finest Hour? Those were the days right?
first two was the best the others suck.
Call of Duty 2 is my favorite. I remember watching my dad play it when I was little. I thought it was so cool. I also really like the Modern warfare Series. Don't really care for Black Ops.
Glad to see Modern Warfare get the number one spot with MW 2 following. Those are definitely my favorites in the series.
i agree with this list. though i did have fun with modern warfare 2 also. Cod 4 for the win though. hands down.
CoD 1&2 should be 1st and 2nd and then mw1 should be 3rd
after mw1 CoD is sh*t
MW3 #4 Uhh No. Just No.
Yea, I'm pretty sure this is spot on. MW1+2 will go down in my book as two of the top games this generation.
Modern Warfare 3 would have been #6 on my list
The scene in MW2 where enemy troops were parachuting into Hometown, America is the most memorable and compelling of any game I've played.
Except maybe the scene where you watch your son get killed at the beginning of Heavy Rain.
I agree but I believe BO1 should be #2.
I loved Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare, but never owned it. I got Modern Warfare 2, but felt rather meh about it. Haven't played a Call of Duty since.
I believe Call of Duty 2 is the best one, but that is my opinion.
I have to disagree with Call Of Duty 2 being number 7. For me it's probably the 2nd best behind Cod4. And MW3 should totally be last on the list.
except for cod2 for ww2, i dont like ww2 games...i like all the modern ones and the 3rd is the lowest in my list
The oriinal Call of Duty's were the real ones. Historical information that taught you real history.
favorite Call Of Duty World At War
history story World at war , black ops , black ops 2
history interesting story Mw2 and Mw3 next don't know ghost story