Eskimo Press: "The most popular Call of Duty: Ghosts map, Strikezone, is nothing more than Modern Warfare 3 map that has been re-textured and rotated. Does this warrant your attention?"
This is why the sales are dwindling.
Rightfully so. Paying $60 for the same game you've been buying since 2007. Tsk tsk.
Wow its not just this its a combination of things that just shows this game is the laziest installment of COD by far. Reminds me how years ago Madden went down hill, yep looking at you EA.
not only that, they will probably release ACTUAL maps from previous installments as dlc. *sigh*
Agreed. Chaps my backside! I did notice some of the MP maps felt familiar... And now SP, similar to the previous installment controversy. Explains the "same engine" crap.
Ya what the hell do they do for 2 years. 2 years should be more than enough time.
even though I could care less about this game, I dont know why this comes as a surprise to anyone. Its called being resourceful, pretty much any game or movie made now a-days does the same thing.
the is why few days after released they are giving it for trading ANY games at FutureShop, i got 1 yestereday after trading a game "Genji"..lolol
I agree Microsoft suck, PS4 for life!! Xbox can't even do 1080p at 60f.... oh it's not a "Microsoft bash" on N4G? Is it April 1st? I kid with love peeps. I agree it's a lazy port from Activision but I think it's always the case when a new generation is looming. They have to hash together a game to suit both generations and they will always cut corners. Every game I'm getting for the PS4 and Xbox One are exclusives. All the others I'll play on my 360/PS3
Where do I sign the petition?
Really? I dont think Activision's pocket books are hurting to much. This is why sales are dwindling? Its not the first time they have done this, didnt hurt the sales of previous games. Sales are down for the same reason all other current gen sales are down, a new console cycle is coming lol.
If it's because the new gen is coming explain gta v sales.
GTA V is out now on current gen, and hasn't even been announced for next gen. That is the biggest reason GTAV has done so well at the end of this Gen, if it had been announced for next Gen aswell , I would be willing to bet that GTAV wouldn't have sold so many copies initially.
I don't think its because new gen is coming.. towards the end of a consoles cycle there is a huge installed user base. The reason for slight drop in interest is simply because it is getting stale.. period.
Why do you care so much about how much they made? I see this sort of nonsense all the time from people...."It made money, so your complaints are irrelevent". Nope, sorry, not how it works. Appeal to authority on the basis of financial success is more than a little sad. You shouldn't care about that, ypou should care about the fact that the developers have released a shoddy, unoptimised game. And while they were doing that, they were taking the easy way out and reskinning old assets and hoping no-one would notice. It's phenomenally lazy design, and smacks of a desperate cash grab sequel that a dev churns out while on it's last legs. Infinity Ward is a shell of it's former self, and it shows.
There is a reason they didnt announce and even denied pc/next get versions of GTA5, so sales wouldnt be hurt. @dennett Are you fucking kidding me, I am not defending CoD at all, I hate that game more then any fucking game on the planet. It literally ruined and entire generation of shooters and is the reason why there isnt a single shooter game made for my tastes any longer. I was simply saying consumers are dumb enough that they can do whatever the hell they want, as long as CoD is in the title. THEY HAVE RE-USED resources before! It is not the first time, so I was simply saying that is not why sales are being hurt. MW3 broke all kinds of records and had plenty of rehashed assets.
Sledgehammer : "Mw3 is a 'COMPLETELY NEW' game, if you put Mw2 next to Mw3, you would see a HUGE difference between the two" hmmmmmmmm.... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
The fools who bought this trash deserve what they get.
You have a hilarious definition of the word dwindling. The game is still going to sell north of 15 million copies. Only being bested by GTA 5. A game that only comes out every 5 years. Billions will still be made and nothing will change. If that is dwindling then games like Bioshock Infinite and Last of Us that only clear about 4 million must be doing terrible. Like it or not Call of Duty is still in a league of its own. Even if they don't live up to the highest points of sales in the series It still sits miles above the competition in terms of sales.
This same issue was present in MW3 where they used several buildings from MW2.... People who buy these games don't have the attention span to even realize this... Their sales are dwindling because people are tired of the same old thing. Good.
Yep, but what about the dog or the intelligent fish systems? xD
While we're at it, let's not forget to say fuck IGN.
yea i doubt people are not buying it so much , just because some textures. 90% cod players don't know what texture is..
this shouldn't come to anyone as a surprise.
and the sad part is that people still buying this crap even on the next gen and not the standart edition but the hardned edition O.O
I'm not defending them but at least ghosts looks better, some of the details are pretty ok imo:S I didn't buy the game I bought bf4 instead but the graphics really dont seem half bad, I'm seeing very smooth edges and round ones, with pretty nice lighting and reflections:S I'm just saying. It's still a lazy rehash but I think the engine did sort of evolve, it seems the outside team they called in did a decent job with old tech.
Sort of see it. Meh.
The same case was in MW3 iirc, they used the same buildings models.
If that isn't lazy.... I don't know what is.
Fifa 12 and 13 for vita.
The last 20 madden games.
FIFA period, I understand people who can't stand EA for I have slowly watched them destroy one of the last genres I enjoy playing that doesn't make me feel like a 12 yr old. FIFA 14 is pure and utter garbage after what had been a steady buildup in previous versions.
I don't think its wrong for a developer to see that a certain map is very popular then use it as a template for a map in their next game. To me, the map overlay wasn't identical enough for me to call this just a copy and paste.
I am sure I will still have fun with this game when I get my PS4, but I am indeed glad I rented this game instead of purchasing it.