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EA have already tried this as a publisher, not the pay to play routine (that I know of) but the repetitive regurgitated crap. They pumped out Nascar 03 after 04 after 05 after 06 ect. Same thing with their sports division; year after year on the same engine with roster revisions. Need for Speed? Need for Money.

Spoiler - people got fed up, sales dropped and things have changed for EA.
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post #222 of 248
thats stupid .
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Originally Posted by Twist86 View Post
I agree....COD4 is the last game that I actually enjoyed from them. However I bet it will be a HUGE hit with console gamers....not sure why but they just walk right into the slaughter house with a smile.
I don't think it has so much to do with brainwashing but with the core game mechanics themselves.

Most of the recent COD games revolve around reward based gameplay. The more (Xp, challenges, kills, etc) you get, the more you feel you've accomplished, the more goodies you unlock, and the more endorphins that get released in your brain.

It's a bit like a high I suppose. It's also one of the reasons games like World Of Warcraft are so popular.
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COD MMO?!?!?!? No but seriously, terrible.

MMOs have active servers that you're connecting to that cost money to maintain and keep up, as well as new content usually being delivered. They need to get some mighty fine reasons for a monthly sub to a first person shooter in order for me to jump on that wagon.

As many have stated, sadly this will probably do well.
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What's with all the hate on 12-year-olds?

Even when I was 12 years old I knew paying extra for online gaming was crap...

That's why I didn't get XBOX360 back in 2005.
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Call Of Duty died in my eyes after modern warfare 1. It's a shame.
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At that point you go outside get a stick and a leaf then tell the kid to use his imagination.
Or you switch to PC gaming
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The first WOW FPS.
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every word is so wrong.
Sensationalist bull to keep the COD fanboys happy - it'll work, too.

Eh, it's why i had COD. Fanboys are so obsessed with the series they think it's "ultra realstic" and not a petty arcade console shooter. The PC version is no better.

Bad Company 2 is superior on many levels to the latest COD counterpart. And even thats a port - but at least a decent one.
Edited by Thingamajig - 6/2/11 at 2:00am
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so let me get this stright here crap of duty......

same OLD bs engine and your not planing on making a new one due to insufficient funds or the lack of common sense to see that you need to...

so the millions you will make off this game is not even enough to the point that you must have an "elite" server for pre-pubescent kids parents to pay every month for.....

So will you atleast be able to stop people from modding everything in to a "golden edition" and hacking the hell outa consoles to the point where you have to do a press release saying if you dont know the people online dont play with them (sony side here)

your franchise is THE ONLY REASON IM SELLING MY Xbox...
    
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