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Call of Duty: MW3 (PlayStation 3)

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2.7
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Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 2.7
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.3
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.6
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.1
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.6
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.9
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 2.0
Overall MobyScore (7 votes) 2.7


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98
Game Chronicles
It’s hard to believe Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has finally arrived let alone lived up to all the hype surrounding it. Without starting a console war, the PS3 version lacks a bit of overall graphical polish, the load times were a bit longer, the squishy DualShock 3 triggers aren't as responsive, and the online community just doesn't seem to match up to what I've seen on the Xbox 360. But if the PS3 is your chosen system then by all means, GET THIS GAME! Modern Warfare 3 is perfection when it comes to story and gameplay, and it’s only going to get better as more DLC arrives and the game is refined and balanced as the designers analyze real-time data from all the matches being played. There is no fan base more loyal than Call of Duty, and this game is guaranteed to delight all who play now and in the years to come.
94
Digital Chumps
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 brings more intensity and more of everything than the previous installment. The adjustments made (killstreak subtractions, point streak additions, perks, strike packages, etc) make this game fun as hell. If you thought you used hundreds of hours playing MW2 or Black Ops then you haven't seen anything yet. The single-player campaign will entertain you, though it is short, and the multiplayer game will constantly press you to improve. The addition of a more team focused element on the MP side of MW3 will increase the value and fun factor of the MP experience exponentially.
90
Game Informer Magazine
When it comes down to it, Modern Warfare 3 meets expectations. The core elements of multiplayer and the campaign remain fundamentally unchanged, but the game serves as a great example of how many subtle tweaks can add up to an improved overall product. Even with the recent turmoil at Infinity Ward, the remnants of that team (in conjunction with Sledgehammer) have put together a worthy sequel to one of the most successful franchises of all time.
90
JeuxActu
Même pas peur, même pas mal ! Telle pourrait être la devise de Call of Duty : Modern Warfare 3, qui plie mais ne rompt pas face à la concurrence. Clairement moins beau que Battlefield 3, le hit d'Activision nous propose en revanche une aventure maîtrisée de bout en bout. Chaque niveau apporte son lot de séquences spectaculaires, on ne s'ennuie pas une seule seconde, et l'ensemble s'avère cent fois plus rythmé que la campagne solo concoctée par DICE. Quant aux pans multi des deux frères ennemis, ils jouent tout simplement dans des cours différentes. Certes, il faut ici faire l'impasse sur la conduite de véhicules et les maps immenses. Mais quelle efficacité ! On s'amuse immédiatement, on gagne des points d'expérience de tous les côtés et on a sans cesse l'impression de progresser. Grenade sur le gâteau, le service Call of Duty Elite fourmille de fonctionnalités intéressantes. Le Modern Warfare nouveau est définitivement un grand cru.
90
PSX Extreme
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is familiar but hardly boring. The control remains top-notch, the audio is excellent, the developers should be commended for squeezing every last drop out of that engine, and the entertainment level remains high throughout. The campaign is too short (no surprise there), the AI is too erratic (and weird things can still happen when playing), and the story is a little uninspired. But when it comes to over-the-top thrills and plenty of “oh good goddamn” moments, the campaign brings the heat.
90
Worth Playing
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is full of deep, engaging multiplayer and campaign military shooter gaming, so it's easy to recommend. It's the sort of game a dedicated genre fan can regularly play for a couple of years. There are as many arguments that can be made for tight storytelling with lots of action as can be made against short campaigns. To a large extent, MW3's multiplayer is more of the same that people loved about Modern Warfare 2. I'm all for wildly innovative gameplay mechanics underpinning sophisticated narrative elements, but there's nothing wrong with giving the people what they want, either.
90
IGN
Despite its flaws, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 takes the fantastic series we’ve come to love over the years and iterates on it with great success. The multiplayer is hands-down the best it has ever been, with more features, more modes and a ton of new levels and ways to interact via Call of Duty Elite. The singleplayer campaign and Spec Ops mode add value to the overall package, creating something that may not be perfect, but is too damn addicting to pass up.
86
4Players.de
Stets flüssige 60 Frames sind eine feine Sache, aber gerade im Multiplayer sieht man der Engine ihr Alter an. Die Kampagne sieht dank aufwändig gestalteter Hintergründe und der bombastischen Inszenierung trotzdem klasse aus! Der Multiplayer von Battlefield 3 hat mich übrigens noch stärker gefesselt, weil die Fahrzeuge und die realistischer wirkenden großen Karten mehr Massenschlachtatmosphäre aufkommen lassen. Wer eher auf blitzschnelle Infanterie-Kämpfe steht, wird mit dem aktuellen Call of Duty aber sehr gut bedient. Im Gegensatz zum EA-Shooter und seinem öden Story-Modus bietet Modern Warfare 3 nämlich ein richtig gelungenes Gesamtpaket aus Kampagne, Multiplayer und den spannenden SpecOps-Missionen.
86
gamrReview
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a great game hurt by its unwillingness to stray from a tried and true formula. Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games have crafted a game that delivers thrills that will satisfy a mass audience but has not given its biggest critics any reason to relent. Depending on who you are as a gamer, you will either dive right in and enjoy the latest Call of Duty because of its refinements or lament that a game with “Modern” in the title can feel so stuck in the past.
85
NZGamer
To sum up, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a small evolution in multiplayer and a definitive end to the story. Despite being a solid, well-rounded experience, I felt there wasn’t enough difference or progression in use of technology to really rate the game higher. Modern Warfare 2 changed the game and paved the way for the FPS genre today; Modern Warfare 3 just does more of the same and feels more of an expansion than a brand new title - albeit a good expansion.
85
Jeuxvideo.com
Un excellent cru que ce Modern Warfare 3. Pas très joli certes, mais la mise en scène dantesque de la campagne fait encore une fois mouche, tandis que le multi, manifestement plus équilibré que dans les derniers volets de la série, reste un modèle du genre. Et si l’on voit déjà les fans de Battlefield 3 s’étouffer de rage en apercevant cette note, c’est omettre que Call of Duty, dans sa propre catégorie de FPS accessible, rapide et grand spectacle, remplit mieux son contrat que les autres. Au fond, l’idéal, pour obtenir une expérience complète, serait encore de gagner au Loto et d’acheter les deux FPS mastodontes de cette fin d’année, l’un excellant dans les batailles de masse sur de vastes champs de bataille, l’autre offrant une mise en scène incomparable et des combats beaucoup plus arcade mais aussi plus nerveux
80
PlayStation Lifestyle
Modern Warfare 3 might be “more of the same”, but that is not entirely a bad thing as it is a copy of a great game. The MW3 team has delivered a satisfying conclusion to the story introduced with the first Modern Warfare game, brought some great additions to the game’s popular multiplayer and co-op modes – but the lack of innovation or real change means that the game is the least enjoyable game in the trilogy.