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Yes, they buy it because of the previously stated reasons, not because it is a good game.
You do realize that is what commercials are for, right? They try to make you buy something without you actually making an educated decision about it and without comparing it to other products out on the market that are probably better.
Unlike the majority of Americans (which I would call stupid), I am not swayed to buy an item because of a commercial, or because other people bought the item, etc. I research all my purchases before I make them.
It does make me sad that advertising works. I mean it seems ridiculous to me that someone would buy something because and advertisement tells them too......doh.gif

I see, I guess we're talking about two different things. What I meant is that they buy it already knowing exactly what it is. I thought you were saying that they thought it wasn't good, and bought it anyway.
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I predict the CoD after that will be released Nov 2013
    
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Call of Duty isn't fun anymore.

People keep respawning right BEHIND me and it talkes the fun away when you are trying to get killstreaks.
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CoD is one of the few games I'll play. Great game? Meh, it's ok. But it's entertaining. I have more fun running around killing people in CoD than in BF3. Of course, the only games I use these days are that of PS3, can't be bothered with steam anymore, but that's a different story. And Yes, I've played CoD games since they first came out, still have them. People are too critical when it comes to games sometimes.
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Amazing.. they can't even come up with something new. Why don't they just move right to a subscription model, charge people $60/year, and release a yearly update while opening a store for weapons and maps? (and hats, can't forget the hats)

That way they take second hand out of the equation and let people know exactly what they are paying for.

But wait, they can't, because that will draw attention when Modern Warfare 4 comes out and everyone is still happily playing Battlefield 3, which will probably cost $20 by then.
    
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As much as OCN hates it, the rest of the world loves it. Record sales for each new CoD game, obviously they're doing something right.

It's not just OCN. It's most of the gaming world above the age of 16
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Honestly we can't truly know if people think the game is good.
I GUARANTEE the majority of their sales come from people who buy it because of..
1. A commerical
2. Their friends bought it
3. OMG everyone has it I have to have it
4. Well I bought the last one so might as well buy the next one
5. Bias reviews that say the game is good when it really is just a rehash of 3-4 years ago.
6. They are 12 and buy stuff without actually thinking about their purchase.
I'm sure there are plenty of more reasons why people buy each one year after year, and because they think the game is "good" probably is not one of them.

Is that not with every game?
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ill buy it.
only games i buy are FPS but only cod games,i admit mw3 was rubbish,but the blops mp series is good.
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I really miss the Kar98k only matches back when CoD was good.
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call of duty rocks, and i feel like an idiot for listening to OCN and buying into the BF3 hype... wasted a few months trying to enjoy it before i decided to give MW3 a shot

but then, i also buy NBA 2k every year too... between it and CoD, i get a years worth of gaming for 50-60 bucks (always buy NBA2k once it is around 30-40, got MW3 for 20)
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