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A new engine would not necessarily make people like COD more. Gameplay is what matters. People like that COD type of gameplay that is easy and simple. Other people hate it. They should just work on COD so that it is still fun to play after 200+ hours with lots of content and good gameplay.
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A new engine would not necessarily make people like COD more. Gameplay is what matters. People like that COD type of gameplay that is easy and simple. Other people hate it. They should just work on COD so that it is still fun to play after 200+ hours with lots of content and good gameplay.

Your totally right. A new engine might make 100,000 or so hardcore gamers that wouldn't have bought the new game buy it at best. Keep the gameplay tight and the hype machine rolling though and Activision can maybe add another 5 million onto their 20 million mark. Activision thinks big with their AAA franchises. Them, Take 2 Microsoft I think are just amazing at game marketing. Halo, CoD, GTA are just so well advertised compared to everything else. Their releases aren't just game releases but events. NPR talks about it when they're released. etc etc.

Microsoft in particular amazes me because they are on just a single platform. Sony's I think has an undeniabally better portfolio of games yet Gears outsells Uncharted by multiple millions. It's pretty incredible what they do with those dumb commercials with that game.
    
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Call of Duty...
You can't paint a piece of poop gold and expect people to accept it (well maybe the "boys" and the 12 year olds). But in the end, it's still poop.
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Call of Duty...
You can't paint a piece of poop gold and expect people to accept it (well maybe the "boys" and the 12 year olds). But in the end, it's still poop.
Or it magically turns into a real, 'gold nugget' where you become incredibly-sorta rich.
We don't know how it'll turn out. It could be an amazing CoD that surpasses the fourth-one, be a okay CoD-title that beats the last two, or fail miserably. Like I sad earlier somewhere on this thread; new engine features (especially better lighting) is always a bonus.
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From what I've seen of this game so far, the graphics are on par with the last CoD, which it about 5 years out of date.
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The nice thing at least is that since its treyarch, it will be gory but a little more realistic, like WAW, IMO of course. But since i saw those 4 sided boot tips in black ops I really doubt they'll put any meaningfull dx11 features.
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Not according to the trailer I watched...
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For a late 2012 game, the graphics are pretty ugly comparing to other games that been released in the past couple of years. come on... i am not going to be paying 59.99 for a game that supposed to be fun but with crappy graphics. i hope they are going to pull it off and better make those games look better, the textures were just horrible in that video, smoke is even worse. i know this is not even beta, but that really sux thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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They should work on weapon sounds while they're at it.
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can we have the blops map packs for free now,
it would make the game alot better,
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