Right now I’m working on my first major story analysis for the blog, and it’s about Black Ops 2.
never thought that, of all game stories out there, the first mainstream
one I’d be examining would be a Call of Duty sequel, but there you have
stopped being excited about CoD games more or less after the first
Modern Warfare (CoD4). I don’t mean that as a critique of the series’
quality; more that they simply came out too quickly - and remained too
expensive - for me to think about buying them. However, since getting a
PS3 I’d been toying with the idea of playing a big budget shooter on
usually play shooters on PC, you see, and for me it’s really the
optimal way to experience them. Nevertheless, the thought of experiencing one on a console intrigued me enough to want to try it out. Then Black Ops 2 came out
and I decided to give it a go. After playing it through I have to say
that, while the PC still wins in terms of control and comfort, the PS3
experience wasn’t half bad.
I finished the campaign and now I’m mulling it over, trying to organize
the typhoon that is my thought process. When that’s done I’ll post my
For now, here's a trailer: