Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg had some sharp words when asked about the criticism that Call Of Duty games get for their supposed glorification of violence and military aggression.
"The producers didn't create The Hurt Locker as a public service; they did it to tell a story that they thought needed to be told.-" So they think MW's story needed to be told? What a joke. Hurt Locker is close to reality. COD throws reality out the window.
"The developers didn't create COD as a public service; they did it to make money that they thought needed to be made"
Oh boy this is not gonna end well**Hides under my AntiFlame suit**
I don't get it either. I'm not a huge critic of the game but it's no "Hurt Locker". I'm not even a huge fan of that movie, but MW3 pays little respect to the actual men and women that serve. Medal of Honor does a much better job IMO.
This is what happens when millions of children go out and support a company ran buy money greedy idiots. However, I may be wrong and this may be proof that the Heads of Activision have a sense of humour... obviously though, the joke is on the gamers.
But us gamers owe alot to Activision for the gaming industry in general.. even before CoD :) All Publishers are money hungry douches... you think they wud support a company that loses money? Dont think so :)
I thought hurt locker was a shite movie that got way too much respect, but anyway...
To each his own, but I find it deserves all of its respect for being the first movie without the cliched bomb guy who gets injured (or something else) and talks the main protagonist through diffusing it near the end.
So films deserve critical acclaim for avoiding cliches?
^ You're putting words in my mouth. There's a fine line between avoiding cliches and delivering a story that's above and beyond the material that came before it.
Call of Duty is more like The Expendables than Hurt Locker.
Call of Duty is many things, Hurt Locker isn't one of them. It's a great movie!
Hurt Locker a movie made by some MILF that does not represent anything realistic about military besides couple of explosions I guess same thing I can say about copy paste cod and godly Bobby
I think you're forgetting what the ILF stands for in MILF.
I really hope a few critics see this quote. Considering his stance on videogames, Roger Ebert might have a good laugh.
Roger Ebert once called Home Alone 3 "the best in the series". Who CARES what that idiot thinks?
He also gave Dead Poets Society a 2/4 stars, yet he's still respectable when it comes to what he writes, albiet disagreeable. Out of all the obscure quotes, you go with his opinion on a Home Alone movie? When you look past the nostalgia, none of the them are impressive besides wondering how they convinced Pesci to play a role in 1+2.
Hurt Locker level of respect? wow, i think the ceo has a few loose screws.
Activision needs to come back down to Earth.
Next the CEO will be saying COD deserves an Oscar lol
haha. i love the people running this company.
Too bad The Hurt Locker was a terrible movie. Just like your game.
I just thought of battlefield 3 having a bomb squad mode. Wouldnt it be great? If it had no respawn and one objective. Kinda like the socom 4 mode.Man it would be nice. Im pretty sure the pc mods might help one day.
Get. Fucked. Dont get me wrong, I have been a pretty big CoD fan since Big Red One on the original Xbox... But Hurt Locker is one of the best war dramas I have ever seen. CoD is more like a summer blockbuster with a big special effects budget, not a highly releastic dramatic look into the lives and very souls of men who stare death in the face for a living.
you got to love this guy.
Haha. The Hurt Locker is a good movie, but nothing special. Two years later, EVERYONE owns a copy of Avatar...and nobody even remembers The Hurt Locker. I'm sorry. I just think The Academy is a joke. Cameron was robbed.
I didn't know it was April 1st yet.
More like Little Soldiers
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