GameSpot: "We talk with Sledgehammer co-founders Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey about creating a World War II game in 2017."
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Our youth may squander their primes on frags, dope headshots, montage material teabags, and volatile killstreak economies but, when this game drops, they'll walk away just a little wiser.... this time
By including a black female nazi paratrooper as a playable character in multiplayer... Say what you will but this need to include diversity in every single, stupid thing, just to get a few more sales is disgusting.
Hmmm, I understand your argument, and I think I've heard it before from people who, as it turned out, had the biggest problem with political correctness in the sense that it was forced on them. I sense the same in your 'just to get a few more sales', and I respect that feeling. Adding different races and genders in multiplayer might seem factually/historically inaccurate (it most assuredly is) but it does add to the public's awareness. You might not feel it's working on you consciously, but time after time psychological and sociological studies have shown you need to be fed data to get accustomed to things. So having more races and genders appear in all forms of media, in all ways of life, is a good thing for those who want egalitarianism. The fact that such games stay as true as they deem fitting to single player campaigns shows that difference in thinking, and also shows there is no need for diversity in every single, stupid thing. CoD's multiplayer will be one of the biggest multiplayer games out there, so I think it's very wise they choose to add diversity instead of using historical accuracy. Going on a tangent here... historical accuracy in a WW MP CoD game would make it completely different anyway. I mean, I would like stamina then as well, fear, trauma, perma death... It's never really about the diversity, I mean we allow versions of games where there are zombies! It's about feeling forced, feeling fear, and getting your own customs questioned. These things aren't easy, and it's a good thing people recognise that struggle too. By all means I did not mean to attack you, just hope that I've been able to shed a different light on the matter that gives food for thought : )
110% missing the point
200% missing the point. You're like the 4k super-sampled 1080p of missing the point.
We've been accustomed to diversity for a long time. We don't need this crap forced in. That said unfortunately history IS repeating itself. That's mainly due to the mainstream ignorance of facts VS opinions. Communism uses opinions more then facts to create chaos, control the people and media. It's pretty effective.
Just more PC BS revisionist history that ruins the experience.
If it were being motivated by current politics, Black Ops would be a far more relevant game. The sheer number of self identified communists simply dwarfs the number of self identified national socialists.
The line is blurry between a communist and a socialist. Every communist starts out as a socialist.
And then there is the fact that 'Communism' in theory and 'Communism' in historical practice are two very different things. So far, there has been no government in the world that adhered to the theoretical governance of communism, they all became totalitarian dictatorships.
Glemt, You are a marxis aren't you? Communism has been tried and it always turns out the same way everywhere. Bloody murders. Way more people killed by communism than the Nazis. Communism should NEVER EVER be "tried" anywhere ever again. It does NOT work because human nature is not compatable with that ideology. If you think it has not been tried than you need to be educated. I'm from Hungary. Hungary was a communist country until 1990. You know what happened when communism ended and capitalism begun?? PROSPERITY, FREEDOM, SAFETY, SECURITY, OPPORTUNITY. Get out of here with that stupid crap that you regurgitate because you heard it from either your marxist professor or some other marxist idiot. If you want communism, than go to North Korea.....Communism ALWAYS turns into dictatorship, ALWAYS. And people suffer and die. Don't even fucking mention it has not been tried!
It ain't blurry... It's invisible. Pretty much the same thing. Socialism paves way to communism. And unfortunately many countries are headed in that direction. @glemt You remind me of young people who think they are better then those that came before. If anyone tries communism it always ends the same.
History repeats itself since MW2 thanks to activision
If we don't learn from history we are doomed to repeat it. Apparently, they don't get this at Sledgehammer/Activision. If you want to teach history to people with a game than don't make up BS for political correctness by including all kinds of races and genders as soilders who did not take part that way in the war and by taking out certain symbols. CoDWWII is 100% motivated by current politics and for that reason, I will not be buying it this year.
The campaign is, as far as I know, almost historically correct in their portrayal. The multiplayer is not. In no moment of history did people get respawned to go for another round of competitive killing. Adding different races and genders is to promote awareness and is a good thing according to most sociologists and psychologists. All this hiding behind "it's not historically accurate" is just weak.
Show me a single study that states that falsifying historical facts is a good thing. Show me a single psychologist or sociologist who said that lying about history is a good thing. Other than SJW's, normal, sane people don't agree with what you are proposing. It is true that people did not respawn in WWII but you have to draw a line somewhere. So just because it has this fantasy element, than lying and misrepresenting history is justifed? Come on guy! If you don't see that thse things were done to please SJWs and liberals of today than we got nothing more to talk about.
It's actually a strong argument. You don't have to change historical accuracy to raise awareness in fact it does more harm then good. It Ignores the achievements of those who performed them. As anubis said. Only in today's society is historical inaccuracy allowed. @anubis Unfortunately if you read some of the current books in psychology that modern instructors use to teach you'd be amazed. The BS books they use is insane. No studies or anything related to research is mentioned in some of them. It's unnerving how current politics is affecting education in college.
@Eatcrow So they just write "books" these marxists and they teach them to kids? No one is filtering these things out? I'm studying psychology right now on my own. Currently reading Psychology 101. The same book they use to teach out of at the University of Szeged which is a prestigious university in Hungary when it comes to psychology. I haven't seen anything like that in it, though it's just the basics. But I subscribed to Psychology Today for over a year now and nothing like that was written in it. However I can believe that marxists idiot professors use marxist literature to brainwash these kids. Shameful. The problem is that these kids are not capable of critical thinking and just eat everything up without a second tought.
It's cool that they're trying to make the game authentic, but there's still only a certain degree needed. Don't use modern SJW arguments and trash the greatest generation of American warriors. Times were different, but that doesn't change the fact that what these men did at the time was incredible.
Sad to see how these men are being completely pushed aside. This idea that past times are always worse then current times is BS and doesn't add up. Take the housing market for instance... It was better before... And so was the economy of the US. Progressivism kills. It ignores basic facts that have already been proven related to illnesses, health, family, etc.
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