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Submitted by Forbidden_Darkness 1790d ago | article

Dear Activision, You Are The Devil

Ever since Activision launched Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare in 2007, Activision has been digging itself a hole ever since. With the horrible lag that was found in just about every multiplayer match of Call of Duty 4 to the milking of the Call of Duty franchise to death and beyond. Activision has been a disgrace to gaming industry. (Culture, Industry, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360)

PtRoLLFacE  +   1790d ago
like the pic lol
Forbidden_Darkness  +   1790d ago
LOL, yeah. Read the whole blog and theres another awesome picture.
dangert12  +   1790d ago
@Forbidden_Darkness
if this is yourz props a great read and all true
Forbidden_Darkness  +   1790d ago
@Dangert12: Yes it is mine. Thanks, glad you enjoyed reading it. I'll be posting anothing one soon about the console wars, stay tuned.
WildArmed  +   1790d ago
So.. is this our activision hating#32 article now?
xXRight3yeXx  +   1790d ago
F Activision. I hate MW2 now. Played it for about 340 hours before stopping and now i can't continue because if i do, i feel disgusted.
Anon7349  +   1790d ago
I agreed with most of your article.
Except when you said "That’s why you should stop supporting Activision and support publishers like Codemasters, Ubisoft, Atlus, EA, Sega and more."

Ubisoft, EA and Sega are almost or just as poisonous to the industry as Activision is.

Sega with their Bayonetta port, Cutting Content from Yakuza 3 and various other stunts.

EA with their rehash after rehash, and their DLC bullcrap. Although EA is quickly redeeming themselves be supporting new IPs and new developers.

Ubisoft with their DLC bullcrap, their PC stunts, and a few other shady tactics.
-Alpha  +   1790d ago
Let's play Pyramid:
I take all your money
I don't like to make new IPs
I screw developers
I overcharge our products
I like to turn our developers against their fans
Most of our top franchises are recycled
EA was our teacher. We have dethroned them since.

Anyone?
DaTruth  +   1790d ago
The student surpasses the master!
gtamike123  +   1790d ago
so true but it's easy don't but their games really I don't :)
Forbidden_Darkness  +   1790d ago
I hope you liked reading my blog :)

More to come soon
DaTruth  +   1790d ago
So true!
Bobby, where are my Tenchu PSOne classics and my next gen Tenchu(not Tenchu Z)

If you don't want it anymore, please sell the IP!
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TheDeadMetalhead  +   1790d ago
They also need to sell Vigilante 8. That XBLA remake was a disgrace.
AliTheBrit19  +   1790d ago
I never thought I would be one of those guys

But I will never give Activision my money again.

If they publish a game that I really do want, I will buy it second hand off eBay.

F*ck them.
tdogchristy90  +   1790d ago
I could not agree more. I love call of duty for the story aspect but activision is done it in, I will never buy anything from them again. If I do pick up MW3 it will be to keep the story intact and will be a second hand buy so they don't get my money.
gamingisnotacrime  +   1790d ago
I would prefer Activision to had a better protocol and enjoy the huge success they ahd in a legit manner
Is also good to see that wrong management eventually gives bad results, so that other publishers take notice that being too greedy is the way of the losers, Activision is going were it belongs, to mediocre status
champ21  +   1790d ago
Well Activision got what they wanted with MW2.

Unfortunately majority of the ppl dont know, its upto the gamers to spread the word on this companies tactics.

I predict their greed will be their undoing. They will milk COD just like they milked all their other franchises (which hardly sell like compared to what they used to). People will get tired of COD sooner or later, then Activision will be left with nothing.
OrganicMachine  +   1790d ago
ActivisionBlizzard's top money maker

1. World of Warcraft
2. Call of Duty series
3. Guitar Hero

(find it on google) these 3 games supply ActivisionBlizzard's money. roughly composed up to 90% of it. if one of these games falls off the popularity map, they're in deep sh!t.
ActionBastard  +   1790d ago
Well EA got what they wanted with The Sims, Madden, Rock Band.

Unfortunately majority of the ppl dont know, its upto the gamers to spread the word on this companies tactics.

I predict their greed will be their undoing. They will milk The Sims, Madden, Rock Band just like they milked all their other franchises (which hardly sell like compared to what they used to). People will get tired of The Sims, Madden, Rock Band sooner or later, then EA will be left with nothing.
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Well Ubisoft got what they wanted with Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, Petz.

Unfortunately majority of the ppl dont know, its upto the gamers to spread the word on this companies tactics.

I predict their greed will be their undoing. They will milk Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, Petz just like they milked all their other franchises (which hardly sell like compared to what they used to). People will get tired of Splinter Cell, Prince of Persia, Petz sooner or later, then Ubisoft will be left with nothing.
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Well Capcom Games got what they wanted with SF4, Mega Man, Resident Evil.

Unfortunately majority of the ppl dont know, its upto the gamers to spread the word on this companies tactics.

I predict their greed will be their undoing. They will milk SF4, Mega Man, Resident Evil just like they milked all their other franchises (which hardly sell like compared to what they used to). People will get tired of SF4, Mega Man, Resident Evil sooner or later, then Capcom will be left with nothing.

Let's all step off the soapbox and acknowledge Activision is no different than any other games company, outside the success of course.
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30sec  +   1790d ago
Action Bastard > this thread
Skizelli  +   1790d ago
@Action Bastard
"Let's all step off the soapbox and acknowledge Activision is no different than any other games company, outside the success of course."

No different? Really? Did you forget about the Harmonix fiasco? While all companies are obviously out to make a profit, Activision is the only one that will rape your mom and kill your dog in order to do it.

Frankly, I feel sorry for those who bent over with their pants down while forking over $15 for Stimulus. The rest of us are laughing at you.
cool cole  +   1790d ago
I think what Activision is doing with Call of Duty is great! The less we see of that game the better.
DarkBlood  +   1790d ago
maybe i should send a terminator to when before cod 4 was made :P and prevent the horrible fate from happening lol
DelbertGrady  +   1790d ago
Rupert Murdoch is the devil. Kotick and Activision are just proteges.
JonnyBigBoss  +   1790d ago
I'm definitely not a fan of Activision or Bobby KoDick.
darkpower  +   1790d ago
Dear VGTribune,
No sh!t, Sherlock!
Darkfiber  +   1790d ago
"Ever since Activision launched Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare in 2007, Activision has been digging itself a hole ever since."

Jeez, ever hear of an editor?
NMC2007  +   1790d ago
I love Activision, I think I have stated this before, they are the best in the biz, that's why others try to copy their successful tactics.
very normal guy  +   1790d ago
because of activision
call of duty have been turn in call of goofy

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The Time Reaper  +   1790d ago
Sadly, they won't change. Why?

Because 2.5 million consumers just proved Activision right last week with that mappack. Whine all you want... until you start voting with your $$$$, things will not change. Period.
ForROME  +   1790d ago
Agreed, DOWN WITH ACTIVISION! and anything they produce I refuse to purchase
DigitalAnalog  +   1790d ago
Dear ACTIVISION,
I hate ALL of your games and yet I own NONE of them.

-End statement
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C L O U D  +   1790d ago
Woudn't be suprised, guess he has no soul.
cobraagent  +   1790d ago
Question
Am i the only person here that hasn't played MW2 not even once?

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