Why don't FPS games have the Desert Eagle anymore?

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User Info: singhellotaku

singhellotaku
3 years ago#11
FlintCastwood posted...
I_VTEC_Power_I posted...
FlintCastwood posted...
I_VTEC_Power_I posted...
It may seem "cool" but it's a garbage handgun.

It's large, impractical, and not designed for infantry combat.


He's talking about video games.


My point still stands.

IMO, the fad of it being cool has passed, which is why it's no longer a regular in video games.


No it doesn't. The points you listed only apply to an actual Desert Eagle in real life situations. TC is talking about video games, video games are fantasy. The whole craze of the Desert Eagle in video games was that it's a big ass handgun with a big punch. People using them in games sure as hell weren't thinking "it's large, impractical, and not designed for infantry combat."

Now you calling it a fad and saying it has passed is a different idea and one that I agree with.


Given the obsession with realism in games these days it is indeed a valid point

User Info: dnmt

dnmt
3 years ago#12
Even the AK-47 has been taken out of the more recent CoD/BF. It happens.

User Info: CaptainKickass_

CaptainKickass_
3 years ago#13
singhellotaku posted...
FlintCastwood posted...
I_VTEC_Power_I posted...
FlintCastwood posted...
I_VTEC_Power_I posted...
It may seem "cool" but it's a garbage handgun.

It's large, impractical, and not designed for infantry combat.


He's talking about video games.


My point still stands.

IMO, the fad of it being cool has passed, which is why it's no longer a regular in video games.


No it doesn't. The points you listed only apply to an actual Desert Eagle in real life situations. TC is talking about video games, video games are fantasy. The whole craze of the Desert Eagle in video games was that it's a big ass handgun with a big punch. People using them in games sure as hell weren't thinking "it's large, impractical, and not designed for infantry combat."

Now you calling it a fad and saying it has passed is a different idea and one that I agree with.


Given the obsession with realism in games these days it is indeed a valid point


No, it doesn't. Video games are still fantasy, majority of fps games aren't simulators. The only people calling these games realistic are 12 year olds obsessed with war and guns.

Video games are only using their image, not their real world performance. Otherwise we wouldn't see so many games where the desert eagle is so accurate or how the m4 out damages the ak47. Sooooo realistic.
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User Info: richboy900

richboy900
3 years ago#14
I_VTEC_Power_I posted...
It may seem "cool" but it's a garbage handgun.

It's large, impractical, and not designed for infantry combat.


This pretty much. I heard its so heavy, usually you over compensate and hit the target slightly above where you are actually aiming.

It would be like playing rainbow six Vegas 2 villa (a small cqb map) with a big brutal m60 lmg if you got it on the game. And you do get lmgs btw.

User Info: xHuckleberry

xHuckleberry
3 years ago#15
The DEagle is overdone.

If i get a dam DE for my last pistol unlock one more time, im gonna be upset.
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User Info: CyberneticRat

CyberneticRat
3 years ago#16
Same thing that happened to katanas and ray guns and mini guns.

The world has regrettably and unfortunately moved onto to more boring and 'realistic' weapons.
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User Info: Callmege

Callmege
3 years ago#17
dnmt posted...
Even the AK-47 has been taken out of the more recent CoD/BF. It happens.


That's because it's an antiquated piece of s***. There are much better variants of the original design out there. Such as the AN-94 and AEK-971. Hell, even the AK-74 blows the original out of the water.

If game companies are going for realism then the ak-47 just can't hold its own against modern weapons. The 74, sure, just about although it's still not great. But even Russia has been looking to upgrade from it for the past 20 years.
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User Info: skermac

skermac
3 years ago#18
Its best in Resident Evil games. No other game should have it.
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User Info: iNoetic

iNoetic
3 years ago#19
Callmege posted...
dnmt posted...
Even the AK-47 has been taken out of the more recent CoD/BF. It happens.


That's because it's an antiquated piece of s***. There are much better variants of the original design out there. Such as the AN-94 and AEK-971. Hell, even the AK-74 blows the original out of the water.

If game companies are going for realism then the ak-47 just can't hold its own against modern weapons. The 74, sure, just about although it's still not great. But even Russia has been looking to upgrade from it for the past 20 years.


"Even" Russia? You do realize that the majority of the world's AK-47s are NOT in Russia, right?
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User Info: RonBurgundy929

RonBurgundy929
3 years ago#20
Counter Strike has the best Deagle. Period.
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