CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3
(also on Xbox 360, Wii, PC)
course you know this means war!” – Bugs Bunny. Even if Groucho Marx
did say it first.
Haven’t finished Modern Warfare 2 yet? Well. What are you
waitin’ for ya ultramaroon, finish it! Go on, git! Tappety...
tappety... tappety... What, you’re still here? Oh well, we’ll not be
held responsible for anything spoilerific, as MW3 carries on
directly from the end of dat one. THE US FORCES ARE STRUGGLIN’
AGAINST THE MIGHT OF THE INVADING RUSSKIE FORCES! Ain’t we stinkers?
So, it’s boomstick globetrotting time once more, as you do the New
York, London ,Paris, Berlin, everybody talk about pop... umm,
whirlin’ thing, raining havoc on Russians, battling to save great
monuments and also the odd political figure or three or four or five
or summat, in a Tom-Clancy-with-a-dash-of-Jack-Bauer scenario. We’re
talking culmination of a three-part story, and this certainly knows
how to culminate. It’s a linear, movie-like experience, but you
So, if you’re after single player combat and can’t decide between
Modern Warfare 3 and
Battlefield 3, then let us help. Get this. Next!
Right, multiplayer. If this is your bag then you’ve a tougher
decision on your brains. BF3 does it so stylishly that even
Cary Grant would be envious, should he be respiring today, however
MW3 has familiarity that fans’ll dig, tweaked and refined to
make it even more, uh, diggable. Over 16 maps, more attention’s been
paid to physics (lug hefty stuff and you’ll be slower, for example),
twiddles with streaks and levelling, plus more class choice.
Our ultimate multiplayer verdict? Suck both options and see which
In the end, MW3’s kinda The Expendables (OTT) to
Battlefield 3's Black
Hawk Down (dramatic). Just like these films were both great
entertainment in their own ways, so too are MW3 and BF3
in theirs. Doc.