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Black Ops is basically the biggest thing since sliced bread. In fact, sliced bread isn't really that exciting when you think about it. But Black Ops is! Since everyone in the world right now is playing Black Ops, talking about Black Ops, or both, we lead off this week's show with a rambling discussion of the game with Adam Biessener and Dan Ryckert. In the second segment, we pick Joe Juba's mind about God of War: Ghosts of Sparta and Matt Helgeson remembers seeing the original God of War for the first time at its worldwide debut. Get to listening and stay frosty.
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THIS...THIS IS SPIFF!!!
Everyone except for me...
Sweet! ... But only two segments? Oh well, I'm sure it'll still be good. Only 3 more weeks until Episode 50! Any ideas for what you guys are doing, if anything?
I dont want to listen to this because I made the stupid decision to NOT get Black Ops when I had the chance!!!
Black ops is the best cod since cod4
Good episode guys. I can't wait to get my hands on Black Ops.
kinda short, i mean, for one of your podcasts
I am highly dissapointed that I could not listen to this at work this afternoon. Oh well, better later in the day than never. I will just listen to it again tomorrow at work, I hate to break tradition.
"I wonder if they're gonna Guitar Hero this franchise..."
I just found an awesome new catchphrase. That's real Shakespearean of you, turning a noun into a verb like that. Bravo.
It sort of scares me to think that the future of the CoD franchise could be based on some sort of subscription model, which I beleive is what is inevitably going to happen.
Nice podcast :)
Yeah one big thing about the COD franchise is the story takes place in a lot of historical events that actually happened and space just an't going to give you that
Interesting. But I have to say, you are forgetting The Sly Collection..
This was a cool episode. I wish you guys had a third segment though. I got my magazine today, and I was hoping you guys would talk about some of the really cool features in it because it was an awesome issue. (More awesome than usual, due to the extra pages) The top 30 characters and the state of the holiday features were one's I feel could be a neat segment on an upcoming episode. I hope the podcast touches on it, because there isn't a hub for this issue.
I didn't buy Black Ops kind for the reasons you mentioned. I didn't want a Modern Warfare 2.5 and that's what Black Ops seems to be. Back in the day, I had really loved Call of Duty 2 and I was really excited to pop in 3. I was devastated at how medicore it was. I played the first level, maybe a bit of the second and then stopped never to return. I don't buy a lot of FPS games, but the one's I get I want them to be awesome and significantly better than the one before. When I learned why it was different I vowed not to buy another Treyarch game again because how they imitated, and never surpassed, Infinity Ward. That sounds unfair, but with limited funds for games I only want the best of the best.
After the whole debacle with Infinity Ward I think I'm done with Call of Duty. I keep an eye on the reviews like I did here, but yeah I think this one sort of marks the beginning of the end for the series. The analogy for bands is exactly how I was describing how I felt about it. This sort of me-too release, that everyone will buy because of the last one, won't help them. Also the where do they go from here is a huge concern for the yearly series. I will most assuredly play this game in the near future (I'm in college and people of course bought it) but yeah that's how I feel.
Nice episode, interesting conversation on Black Ops, and I have to agree with you guys, they seem to be swaying towards milking the series to death. Also, sad to hear such a great game is falling to the wayside, especially something as big as GoW.
Kratos really did screw over Poseidon
Great Podcast guys, I'll probably be getting Black Ops for Christmas so I'm really excited to hear that it is an excellent game. I loved Call of Duty: World at War so I bet I'm definitely going to love Black Ops.
I'm gonna have to play the role of WWII shooter nerd. Adam Treyarch did develop Big Red 1. Spark handled development on the first COD for consoles titled Finest Hour. :)
Does anyone know who is the artist to the intro and outtro?