Hollander Cooper: Why can Mario bash blocks forever without hurting his hand? Why does Megaman have unlimited ammo? Who can Nico Bellic survive a 50 foot drop without breaking a sweat? Gaming is full of plot holes and exaggerations of reality that are never actually explained, with characters being capable of superhuman acts that are never truly justified.
And today, we pay homage to these abilities - the super powers of gaming that represent the sacrifice we make every time we boot up a Call of Duty game: the sacrifice of realism for the sake of gameplay.