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Which FPS should I buy ?

View Poll Results: FPS ?
Buy Modern Combat [Gameloft] 5 15.15%
Wait for Nova [Gameloft] 5 15.15%
Get both - they will be different enough 16 48.48%
Wait for Eliminate/KillTest/LiveFire [ngmoco] 7 21.21%
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09-15-2009, 02:17 PM
#1
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Which FPS should I buy ?

Don't want to waste my money.

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09-15-2009, 02:20 PM
#2
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Cube. It's fantastic.

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09-15-2009, 02:35 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2009
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MC is good enough and has pretty good reviews everywhere. Get that first as no one knows when will eliminate or nova will be released. It could be tomm or it could be two months.

(Btw, last time I gave a similar advice to someone in the forums to not wait for sandstorm as it could take anywhere from 2 days to 2 months resulted in Sandstorm releasing the very next day . Let's see if the same holds true for NOVA or Eliminate)
09-15-2009, 02:41 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Game Reaper View Post
Cube. It's fantastic.
lol, I take it you are being sarcastic?

Get both gameloft FPS's.
I don't think ngmoco;( can beat Gameloft with their 'Eliminate'.
And Modern Combat will have online multiplayer soon.

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09-15-2009, 03:10 PM
#5
Joined: Sep 2008
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It depends what you want and how soon you want it. They are all quite different types of fps - Eliminate seems more like Quake 3 or Unreal Tournament, Nova is more akin to Halo and MC:S is obviously more like COD. What type of fps do you want and enjoy?

Eliminate is pretty much online muliplayer deathmatches only, no single player. If thats all you want from your iPhone FPS, then thats likely to be the 1st decent attempt at it. From their tweats and website, its believed to be October launch.

As for MC:S, its already out and is a decent attempt at COD on iPhone, albeit with little relay value due to repetitive AI and no multiplayer. However Gameloft has stated that they will update with online multiplayer, but no details are available. So we don't when this might happen, if it'll be free or paid or even what modes etc will be there.

Nova is also somewhat unknown. Other than the short demo at the media event the other day and a few details in various previews there is little real info on it. Gameloft have sorta confirmed the online multiplayer, but again its not entirely clear when it'll be available - they just said latter this year - that could mean next week or December!

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09-15-2009, 03:50 PM
#6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Game Reaper View Post
Cube. It's fantastic.
For a free game it's fun but once there are enemies on the screen... forget it...

Get Modern Combat now then get Nova or Eliminate when they come out. Really. Also I think Prey is worth it now that it's a buck. Still, MC:S is the best out there right now.