"Call of Duty is a prime example of one of the franchises that rely on its previous titles for sales."
Hopefully people will now start to see the truth behind all the cod hate.I know i'll get disgreed by the cod defense brigade but oh well they just mad that the truth is starting to come out. @Below I'm just saying my opinion.
I didn't disagree with you, but seriously you are all over the COD articles bashing MW3. Go do something more productive than trolling a video game.
This is the first article relating to MW3 from me.
@majin people said the same about black ops. Casuals will continue to buy it because its very popular and they actually enjoy the series.so as long as they enjoy it they arent getting ripped off me on the other hand will never buy a cod again unless they do a massive overhaul il do fine with mw2 until then.
@tim440: I think that wasn't directed at you but at the person who is attacking CoD allover N4G.
The truth? The "truth" is that some people out there like to blame what's popular, and more specifically, one game, rather than realize CoD isn't doing a damn thing to kill innovation. There's still hundreds of other releases each year. Hell, if everyone out there bitching about Call of Duty just shut up and instead did some praising of something like Singularity or Blur, two quality Activision games that flopped, maybe we'd see a little more innovation and a few more original IPs. Telling millions of people that what they like is crap isn't going to change a damn thing. Tearing down a popular game by trolling Metacritic or claiming every gaming media outlet has been paid off by Activision isn't going to change a thing. Trying to bring more attention to games that deserve just as much attention, without resorting to conspiracy theories, screwing with user scores, and screaming "OMG, it's teh crapzorz!!!" in the comments of every last article will do everyone a hell of a lot more good.
My gawd Mr. Beatdown, i wish we could post your very comment at the front of every "i hate CoD just because..." article. Hating CoD is the new black on this site. And the posters new buzz word is "innovation". But i have to ask what can CoD do to "innovate" that some other FPS already hasn't done? anyways excellent comment, i agree with you 100.
Mr. Beatdown, couldn't have said it better.
Mr. Beatdown...you sir....are awesome. Well said, well said young chap.
I agree with you 100%. And I give you a bubble vote!
I dont think its call of duty hate I just think CoD is the FPS equivalent of Madden. It was fun but now its $65 for new perks and a new map pack.
If the game retailed for 35 or 40 I would feel less ROBBED. Still fun, but come on.
I swear if people actually sign up for that elite bs...
I'm a fan of Call of Duty, but MW3 simply isn't good enough. Its hard to give an opinion of it without flogging a dead horse. Its MW 2.5.
Some people are actually giving their opinions...But I agree a lot of trolls are out and about. That being said...the bigger issue is why MW3 is scoring damn near perfect scores with critics...I mean a 9/10? Am I the only one that thinks these critical scores are absolute nonsense? New IPs and actual great games don't get to be so lucky.
"Call of Duty is a prime example of one of the franchises that rely on its previous titles for sales." This is illogical for a bussiness to capitalise on? If they make a bad game then their cred fails, and their past aint worth jack anymore, if they give the fans something they enjoy playing, then I fail to see the problem. All these "no innovation" bash angles these troll articles take are something I will never understand. I play all sorts of genres, and thank God COD isn't one of the games that will try to "innovate" much. Last thing I want is a game like Halo Wars. At least that way I know what I can generally expect from the next COD game instead of taking a gamble on some 50/50 chance if it were to take a new direction. Innovation is reserved for the talented and the ballsy, pardon the COD series for not wanting to possibly alienate all of their fans and keeping expectations abaited so that purchase decisions are easier to make. Ill try not to cry knowing that not all games are supposed to be innovations. Unlike a certain quote, isn't not the thought or the effort that counts in the business of gaming innovation, but the final product.
Killing innovation is such an overstatement.
i agree with EVERYTHING the author of the artcile has stated... sheeple (sheep-people) are just too blinded by their fanboyism to see this for what it is... a freakin rehash.. i think Activision needs to come out with a CoD every 6 six months, just to show how blinded and sheepish these folks really are, because we all know they'd still buy it... unbelievable..
This goes out to all COD haters: Being in the minority doesn't make you hip. Hating something popular doesn't make you cool. A videogame is not a government enforced mandatory purchase that doesn't leave you with enough money to buy milk with. Being all 'elitist' over your own or anothers choice in video games is not discerning it's ridiculous. So grow up. And let me take an educated guess why all there is a growing level of hatred for COD. The haters are growing old, you're not 10 anymore and your reflexes cant keep up. It's not that COD is getting old, its you that is, and now you're getting owned left and right. It ain't the game that's wrong or broken; it's you.
The writer as how he looks in his picture is plain dumb and stupid. His rant is the same old COD hate all COD haters have been doing all year long. I find it hard to believe trash and very amateurish low quality articles such as this gets published.
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