Originally Posted by 8800GT
there is a fine line between extremely good and extremely popular. Call of duty is popular because it made a name for itself long ago. The fact of the matter is they are using the pre-dis positioned popularity to squeeze more money out of an already over hyped and over rated series. it will take people a long time but they will eventually get tired of it and move on to a different game. Why do you think infinity ward wanted modern warfare 3 to be their own game? if you took a call of duty game and put it up against infinity wards modern warfare, people would probably choose modern warfare. you buy what you know and everyone knows call of duty.
Yes, agree. Especially then, when its Multiplayer based game. If you look at my Steam stats, i am kind of a hardcore proffessional gamer. My stats are kinda straight. U can check them here ( http://steamcommunity.com/id/Shadowness
And do u see ? Hardcore stats. Most of them ? Black Ops... Why ? Dunno, really.
I nowadays ask myself, why i play this game so much. The answer is, i dont play this game because of its "super duper FPS core"... i more likely call it a Comedy-Arcade Shooter. And as someone that enjoys jokes and any form of laugh i play Black Ops a lot.
I also have Progaming Clan, and i play ESL. Truthfully, the progaming scene is kind of raw from CoD 4.. Most of the clans dont play new CoDs...
I really dont know how should i describe this. All i would like to say, is that i dont trust the Call of Duty series anymore. If i am going to buy it, then only because "i wanna laugh". Not for the FPS stuff.
Even if new CoD has 5x more sales then BF3, the small, still 1000x times more friendly, helpful, thankful, supportive community, will pwn Modern Warfare 3.