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  1. Black Ops: Violence and Gore

    Quote Originally Posted by E-Male View Post
    I do like the way Back Ops increased the level of gore and realism in some of the violence. In this sequence we see an enemy with a leg reduced to a bloody stump, and he clutches his leg in a realistic fashion. But why the lack of blood? Are designers afraid of blood? Is this a censor/ratings issue?

    In later sequences which I am working on capturing, we will see wounded enemies crawl away and reach for their pistols, forcing you to shoot them. This is excellent drama and realism in
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  2. Black Ops Visual Survey: Pictures

    Quote Originally Posted by E-Male View Post
    I was surprised to see how little the visual feel of the game had advanced from the days of Steam's Half Life. While the textures and surroundings are somewhat more complex, the overall visual impression does not feel like it has made great strides from Half Life. This is particularly so in the way people are drawn.

    We see flat features, a lack of dimension, edges of things and people that are too sharply drawn, all reminiscent of games from years ago.

    Consider the
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  3. Black Ops Single Player Visual Survey & Review

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    I'm working my way through the single player version of Black Ops and recording sections with Fraps. I plan to put together a visual survey and review of the game.

    The game is certainly a good one, but not that much of an advance over the storytelling found in Bad Company 2. Nonetheless, there are sequences that are quite spectacular.

    A very annoying design flaw is the yellow "FOLLOW" above the lead character. This disrupts the visual aspect and is lazy
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  4. Tactical Movement in Bad Company 2

    An example of coordinated movement into enemy territory, with Redneck . . .

    Best viewed in 1080p HD
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  5. Pimp my Ride

    Sometimes, in the heat of the battle, the best thing to do is just ride . . .

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