This game needs a sequel

#1 Posted by natetodamax (19177 posts) -

Seriously, come on. Although it was short, this was one of the best first person shooters I had ever played on the PS2. Visually, it was remarkable, and the gameplay was a blast.
 
Anyone else think that somebody should make a Black 2? Maybe title it "White"?

#2 Posted by GunstarRed (5047 posts) -

I dont know, It was billed as the most intense shooter ever made doing for FPS what burnout does for crashing cars... the difference now is how many FPS games have already notched it up to 11?  loooads of them. I don't see how a military shooter like that could stand out from the countless others on the market. 
 
but for its time... kinda awesome.
 
#3 Posted by Milkman (16542 posts) -

1. Find red barrel.
2. Shoot red barrel.
3. Rinse and repeat.
4.???
5. Profit. 
 
This was not a very good game.

#4 Posted by Bubahula (2197 posts) -

i played it on my xbox and loved it. a sequel would be awesome
#5 Posted by natetodamax (19177 posts) -
@Milkman: Conceptually, it wasn't very interesting, but I thought it was extremely fun. Although I was young when I played it.
#6 Posted by Yummylee (21302 posts) -

Black was good for the graphics and explosive potential, but i couldn't stand the fact that u couldn't jump. Plus the story was laughable, to which i know the storyline doesn't need to factor so mucn in FPS's but its a noice addition if it does. 
 
Its attempts at stealth too in some of the levels didn't work out so well either. 
 
 
But meh, less than average games have churned out sequels before (think dynasty warriors) so there may be one in the making if were unlucky. 
#7 Posted by FlamingHobo (4479 posts) -

I never played it, but I wouldn't call it White. Simply for the reason that somehow, somewhere, someone would call it racist.

#8 Posted by jakob187 (21645 posts) -

Supposedly, Criterion has it in the pipeline.

#9 Posted by rjayb89 (7717 posts) -

Never played it because the boxart just seemed too vague in conveying what it was about.  I mean sure guns and stuff, but I dunno.

#10 Posted by Breadfan (6589 posts) -
@Milkman said:
1. Find red barrel. 2. Shoot red barrel. 3. Rinse and repeat.
That pretty much sums this game up.
#11 Posted by natetodamax (19177 posts) -
@rjayb89 said:
" Never played it because the boxart just seemed too vague in conveying what it was about.  I mean sure guns and stuff, but I dunno. "
The box art was a great representation of what the game was about. Guns, explosions, and more guns.
#12 Edited by jakob187 (21645 posts) -
@natetodamax said:

" @rjayb89 said:

" Never played it because the boxart just seemed too vague in conveying what it was about.  I mean sure guns and stuff, but I dunno. "
The box art was a great representation of what the game was about. Guns, explosions, and more guns. "
And it was all AWESOME!  I can only imagine what the achievements would be like! 
 
20G - Fire 1,000,000 bullets...at once!
#13 Edited by Lemegeton (780 posts) -

while it was visually stunning for a ps2 game i found it to be a 'by the numbers' fps and pandered to too many cliches of the genre such as exploding barrels. the story was a total mess too.

#14 Posted by natetodamax (19177 posts) -
@jakob187 said:
" @natetodamax said:
" @rjayb89 said:
" Never played it because the boxart just seemed too vague in conveying what it was about.  I mean sure guns and stuff, but I dunno. "
The box art was a great representation of what the game was about. Guns, explosions, and more guns. "
And it was all AWESOME!  I can only imagine what the achievements would be like! "
Terrorist Genocide: Kill 53,597 terrorists. Although you could probably get that in the first 2 missions.
#15 Posted by AjayRaz (12418 posts) -

i LOVED black, it was a short, absolutely  insane ride. shame there was no multiplayer, but it was so much fun, i would kill for a sequel 

#16 Posted by Gump (565 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:
" I would kill for a sequel "
Me too, I really LOVED Black, it was one the best shooters on the PS2, and I had a SUPER-HYPER-MEGA blast playing this game.
#17 Posted by crunchUK (5963 posts) -

To be fair i bought it cheap recently and it was fun for a while but then i got bored. Mostly because no checkpoints = horrendous fail

#18 Posted by Pie (7059 posts) -

I never got round to buying Black, sounds like I might of missed out big time

#19 Posted by maimran91 (359 posts) -

Don't worry guys. Sure it will come out

#20 Posted by EpicSteve (6479 posts) -

There's a game that's basically a sequel to this game. It's coming out in the near future, if someone can help me with the title...

#21 Posted by Xolare (1274 posts) -

Bodycount.

#22 Posted by buzz_clik (6932 posts) -

Black was awesome. Sure, it had the shoot-the-red-barrel gameplay for some parts, but other times (especially on Black Ops mode) it was a diamondcore bitch that was just the right side of infuriating. I understand how it's not everybody's cuppa, but I loved it. Chuck in the fact that the Xbox version had the option to use a customisable soundtrack and it was pure pew pew fun to me. Shooting the place up to stuff like Andy Page's Serpent was ace.
 
That said, the FMV story was wack, and I had zero idea what was going on. Quite frankly, I didn't care either.

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