how are the maps?

#1 Posted by Tarsier (1076 posts) -

the problem i had with black ops 1 were the maps. they were messy and all close quarters. just a bunch of objects and buildings placed in nonsensical arrangements that didnt benefit the gameplay or create interesting possibilities at all..

has this been solved?

#2 Edited by SpaceInsomniac (3885 posts) -

The maps in Black Ops 1 were brilliant compared to MW3, and these are even smaller than Black Ops 1.  Or perhaps they just feel that way so far because nobody knows them yet.  None the less, I seriously doubt you'll think the maps are an improvement.   
 
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#3 Posted by Spookie (52 posts) -

How are the maps? Small, cramped and poorly designed.

#4 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -
@Tarsier Black Ops had fantastic maps, I don't know what your talking about. From what I've played of it I quite like the map selection, the carrier one is awesome.
#5 Posted by Empirepaintball (1397 posts) -

That's one thing that Treyarch has done (in my opinion) better than Infinity Ward. I've enjoyed their maps much more.

#6 Posted by gla55jAw (2693 posts) -

With the few hours that I've played so far, I enjoy them immensely more than MW3.

#7 Posted by Demoskinos (15113 posts) -

If you don't like fast close quarters fighting then Call of Duty isn't for you. Almost all the maps in past games have been small except for a select few.

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#8 Edited by Tarsier (1076 posts) -

@Demoskinos said:

If you don't like fast close quarters fighting then Call of Duty isn't for you. Almost all the maps in past games have been small except for a select few.

there was actually a good balance on world at war, and MW2 had its share of reasonably designed maps.

i think my problem is less about close quarters gameplay, and more about the fact that was all there was in black ops 1. from what you guys are saying it seems there is a similar lack of variety here . . . thanks every one! ill stick to halo 4 : )

#9 Posted by MstrMnyBgs (128 posts) -

You can basically put away all your snipers, there are very few spots that snipers are useful in these new maps, and if they are it is only covering a small walkway or corridor, rather than getting a good vantage point over the map.

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