- Release date: 11/6/2015
- Developer: Activision
- Genre: Shooter
- Content rating: ESRB Mature
Call of Duty®: Black Ops III
CoD: Black Ops 3 Review
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a first-person shooter video game, twelfth in the Call of Duty franchise and fourth in the Black Ops series. Set in the era of 2065, the game features two primary modes – Multiplayer and Zombies mode.
Treyarch had done a commendable job with respect to graphics. The layout of the surroundings, build up of the characters, and the complete sci-fi scenario looks stunning and realistic. A player will witness an immersive experience in all the gaming modes.
The intelligent use of lighting has created mesmerizing visuals that impart a vibrant look to the game. In all the gaming modes, the noir film setting transcends players to another level altogether.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III features three gameplays. First is the campaign mode where the players will be guided via narratives in the background. This mode can support up to four players. Each player can customize the character with uniform, appearance, and weapons. As you proceed in the campaign, you will accumulate tokens that can be used to purchase weapons and other ammunition. When you complete all the campaign missions, the Nightmare mode gets unlocked where you can play again. The enemies will be replaced by zombies and a new narrative will be played in the background.
The multiplayer mode accommodates extended movements of the soldiers. They can perform various stunts, run on the wall, slide through the walkways, and much more. The players can select from a group of nine soldiers, known as Specialists, each of them featuring unique capabilities.
The Zombie mode allows players to accomplish missions that will unlock items such as Gobblegums and weapon kits. There is an introduction of new characters such as Nero the Magician, Jessica the Femme Fatale, and others.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III game has adopted a new movement system wherein the player will always be in motion. Hence, you don’t need to worry about power getting exhausted. You will perform all the actions while being in motion.
Each of the controls is specifically designated on the joystick. Further, you can perform some extraordinary moves like running on the wall or perform a thrust jump while in the air.
Replay Value: 4.5
For the avid fans of CoD franchise, Black Ops 3 is surely an enthusiastic game with superb gameplay, exhilarating graphics, and jazzy background score. The addition of the Specialists bestows unique responsibilities on every soldier. Further, multiplayer mode, Zombies mode, and interesting campaigns captivate players attention for an extended duration.
The sci-fi development of the game incorporates intelligent functioning that differentiates it from the previous editions of Call of Duty.
If you are into multiplayer co-op campaign games, Call of Duty: Black Ops III will surely grab your attention. Further, the integration of numerous features enhances the user engagement. The extensive use of colors, thumping background score, excellent story narration, intriguing campaigns, and much more; Call of Duty: Black Ops III renders a power-packed performance.
However, the developers could have incorporated better storyline and render some innovative development. This would have made Call of Duty: Black Ops III unique in the CoD series.
For an immersive gaming experience of first-person shooter video game, Call of Duty: Black Ops III is highly recommended for the players.
Pros : Mind-blowing graphics and sound
Multiplayer co-op modes
Enhanced movement of the players
Cons : Weak storyline
Lack of innovation and uniqueness
Replay Value 4.5