Jim Sterling, "CODphobia is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty to the game industry without evidence to back it up, the only “evidence” being that the accused plays Call of Duty. The term originated during a famous historical period in the United States, known as the Second COD Scare, which arbitrarily began somewhere between November 10, 2010 and November 8, 2011 and is famous for capturing the fears and alarm that associations with Call of Duty brought out of American gamers — specifically the idea that COD players would negatively influence the game industry and subvert its ideals."

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scrambles3140d ago

When you have the stagnant market that is videogames and you hope that someday it will begin to branch out and be creative again its alright to hate COD its a series that stopped innovating as soon as it hit something good aka the activision effect and these games are selling MILLIONS. MILLIONS are for a company doing nothing and everyones ok with it. True fans of a series would bitch and whine about that is doing this to them but not COD fans they want it and enjoy it... it makes me sad that there are so many knockoffs of this once great game.