In resent gaming news, Activision announced that this year’s Call of Duty release would be developed by Sledgehammer. It was news to the industry that Call of Duty will now be following a 3 development team cycle instead of the alternate cycle of Infinity Ward and Treyarch. With this new three developer cycle each Call of Duty will be in development for a year longer than usual making it much more plausible for the games to turn out extraordinary. Infinity Ward and Treyarch have done a fantastic job making a name for themselves. Prior to the upcoming 2014 release, Sledgehammer only contributed to the development of Modern Warfare 3 which means the studio has a lot to prove. With a few minor tweaks, Sledgehammer could bring the Call of Duty franchise from it’s downwards slop but it would take effort and changes. What are some things Sledgehammer can do to make their upcoming Call of Duty stand out in this best selling series?