Submitted by VikingDaddy 1035d ago | opinion piece

Call of Duty vs. Mario: The Public Face of Gaming

Which would you choose to define you? Like it or not, all games are either violent first-person shooters or colorful children's toys in the eyes of the non-gaming majority. Neither one makes for a great public image...but is there a lesser of the two evils? (3DS, Call of Duty, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Industry, Mario, New Super Mario Bros. U, PC, PS3, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360)

MNGamer-N  +   1035d ago
I like both; Mario and COD. I hope Nintendo can continue to accommodate a "gamer" such as myself with both types of games on Wii U.
KrisButtar  +   1035d ago
I wonder what they think of me as I don't own any FPS, or a Mario game as I sold my Wii a while back, I do have every assassin creed game even the vita one, I also have every metal gear, both batmans. Tomb raiders and elder scrolls 3,4,5


As to what camp I choose, neither im 33 I myself own an 360 as well as I ps3. I started gaming with the nes but my sisters didn't start gaming till the ps1 along with my parents, and my family are Sony peeps my parents own 2 ps3 and they play with the move, my 3 sisters all own ps3, they owned ps2 before the ps3. They have stuck with Sony for 3 gens likely won't change. The reason I said all this is because in my family the face of gaming is not Mario or call of duty, it crash, GT, soul reaver, tiger woods, little big planet. Hell I don't even like my families taste in games. But for myself, my family, my friends and families friends neither Mario or call of duty is the face of gaming
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Y_5150  +   1031d ago
Well everyone is different, I own various games that are different experiences. I was about to argue with what you just said but by reading that I found a right answer. It's ll about perspective.

I myself comparing the two that's on topic: I own a lot of Mario stuff but never bought anything Call of Duty. But really there are soooo many other iconic games that have push the boundaries that it's just not a game but it's vastly popular with all sorts of accessories. Pac-Man, Sonic, Angry Birds, Halo. All about perspective because if you ask what's the most popular game out there, a lot of people will not just say Call of Duty or Mario.

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