The article asks whether readers think CoD4 has ruined the FPS genre for gamers, by setting the bar so high that newer titles like Rainbow 6 Vegas 2 and Army of Two pale by comparison.
From the article: "...in the development time continuum, we are still in the COD4/Halo 3 era. The games that are coming out now were all in the same graduating class, so to speak. In my opinion, the projects to watch are going to be the ones that are more recently commenced, so as to possibly learn from what worked and have time to steal... I mean... implement those ideas.