Call of Duty: Modern Warfare makes me feel sick

I’m getting a woozy, sick feeling and a headache after about 30 minutes of play time with the new COD:MW. I’ve been playing FPS games for decades, and none of them have given me any problems until this game. Does anyone else experience this video games? What’s the deal?

Conversation 7 comments

  • Paul Thurrott

    Premium Member
    30 October, 2019 - 9:40 am

    <p>Interesting, and sorry. No, I don't have this issue.</p>

  • SWCetacean

    Premium Member
    30 October, 2019 - 2:25 pm

    <p>Perhaps the field of view is too low? I generally need to widen the field of view setting in PC games or else I will get nauseous after playing for an hour or more.</p><p>Also, perhaps there is more head bob in this game, particularly with the super-sprint? I generally dislike the exaggerated head-bobbing effect that a lot of FPSes use, so I turn it down as much as possible. On some games it's fine (Battlefield games have done it well in my opinion), but on others, it gets me nauseous as well.</p>

    • robotraccoon

      Premium Member
      30 October, 2019 - 2:35 pm

      <blockquote><em><a href="#484815">In reply to SWCetacean:</a></em></blockquote><p>I'm playing on Xbox :(</p>

  • codymesh

    30 October, 2019 - 2:31 pm

    <p>the new game engine this game is running on appears to be using image re-construction techniques (the game renders at a constant variable resolution) that work in conjunction with motion blurring to smooth out its rough edges, whereas previous COD games had no motion blur.</p><p><br></p><p>also, COD titles in previous generations ran at fixed resolutions and so they had no image re-construction pipline.</p>

    • robotraccoon

      Premium Member
      30 October, 2019 - 2:34 pm

      <blockquote><em><a href="#484816">In reply to codymesh:</a></em></blockquote><p>This is the content I'm here for. Thank you.</p>

  • robotraccoon

    Premium Member
    14 November, 2019 - 12:37 pm

    <p>Follow up: Moving further away from the TV and turning on more lights in the room seems to have remedied my issues.</p>

  • StevenLayton

    14 November, 2019 - 2:04 pm

    <p>No spoilers, but some of those levels are dark as hell. Uncomfortable playing some parts. On par with No Russian.</p>

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