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You think the series is going downhill but Activision managed to have a winner in their hands. I wonder how long this nonsense will last for.
    
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I think it is the story and the character build up over the years for COD that causes people to buy. We go to new movies and watch new series with similar theme, storyline and relatively same special effect for entertainment. I for one, developed tolerance towards these things. New graphics? Bonus! But a good story for the day(s) of entertainment for 50 - 60 USD. I don't mind...
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I'm sorry Treyarch, but I don't want any LaZeRz!
Bring back a genuine WW1/WW2 with bolt action rifles! Can dream.. rolleyes.gif

Kar-98k!

On a related note, who's buying this game? As in what demographic? Because its' not a single person I know.
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CoD doesn't suck. I have just out grown it. Take me back to when I was 13-16, and I would absolutely love the CoD series. 

CoD sucks when it is the same game year after year with very tiny changes from version to version. The original modern warfare was new and fun, after that it just became repetition.
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CoD doesn't suck. I have just out grown it. Take me back to when I was 13-16, and I would absolutely love the CoD series. 

This is probably the best and most accurate review of COD I have read in years.
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I just wonder why people pay $60 each year, for the same gameplay and graphics. If either changed from year to year, then I suppose it would be a different experience. But if you are paying each year for the same experience that you got last year, that just seems very dumb.

I have played every CoD game (although I only bought cod, coduo, cod2, cod4), and the gameplay from cod4 and on has been very very similar. Why waste money on the same experience as last year?
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The problem I see with the COD franchise is that, basically, people are asked to pay a premium to get:
a) 5 hours of single player action.
b) The very same game mechanics for multiplayer.

Which makes me wonder, why they can't keep playing with the already existing games? They don't realise that buy buying a product that is exactly the same as the older with a few details changed, they are hurting themselves, as you are showing the publishers that they can get away with minimum to no expending in the quality department, and it shouldn't be like this.

For instance, I played COD4 A LOT. Not so much the single player, as I only actually liked the Chernobyl mission (it was terrific, whereas all the other ones were meh :/ ). Why did I play it a lot? Because the multiplayer was kinda different from all the other games we had. But, once the new COD came out, why should I buy it when the game was basically the same? I mean, seriously, just release those maps for COD4 and be done with it, I'm not paying full price for a single player I don't care nor its any good, and I'm definitely not paying for 5 new maps in multiplayer. Instead, console players keep buying the same damn game once, and again, and again...at a whoooooping full price. I still don't understand what is wrong in playing the game you already paid for when, ehem...its basically the same.

Altogether, It makes me feel like the world itself is wrong. People will keep paying once and forever the same product, without questioning whether there is something new in the game or not. They just see "Call of Duty" and run to make their preorders...

...and then they say we pirate a lot in pc. Oh well, the crap they release is not even worth to be bought, so they should give us good games instead of crap and, specially, not treat us as console gamers because we aren't alike. We play the same game over and over and over, and if they want us to change (and expend some money on the process) they better give us something good to do so. As it is, COD is a no-no for pc gaming...
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The problem I see with the COD franchise is that, basically, people are asked to pay a premium to get:
a) 5 hours of single player action.
b) The very same game mechanics for multiplayer.
Which makes me wonder, why they can't keep playing with the already existing games? They don't realise that buy buying a product that is exactly the same as the older with a few details changed, they are hurting themselves, as you are showing the publishers that they can get away with minimum to no expending in the quality department, and it shouldn't be like this.
For instance, I played COD4 A LOT. Not so much the single player, as I only actually liked the Chernobyl mission (it was terrific, whereas all the other ones were meh :/ ). Why did I play it a lot? Because the multiplayer was kinda different from all the other games we had. But, once the new COD came out, why should I buy it when the game was basically the same? I mean, seriously, just release those maps for COD4 and be done with it, I'm not paying full price for a single player I don't care nor its any good, and I'm definitely not paying for 5 new maps in multiplayer. Instead, console players keep buying the same damn game once, and again, and again...at a whoooooping full price. I still don't understand what is wrong in playing the game you already paid for when, ehem...its basically the same.
Altogether, It makes me feel like the world itself is wrong. People will keep paying once and forever the same product, without questioning whether there is something new in the game or not. They just see "Call of Duty" and run to make their preorders...
...and then they say we pirate a lot in pc. Oh well, the crap they release is not even worth to be bought, so they should give us good games instead of crap and, specially, not treat us as console gamers because we aren't alike. We play the same game over and over and over, and if they want us to change (and expend some money on the process) they better give us something good to do so. As it is, COD is a no-no for pc gaming...

See Madden...

I will note that I actually asked someone to explain why they buy the new Madden, When its the same game, Over and over again...

Kenji lives in an area that reveres Football as god and people cant fathom you have little to no knowledge of it...

Kenji was very scared because the person acted like he was going to kill him for daring to ask an innocent question like "Why is Madden 2010 worth $60 over Madden 2009?"
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Sometimes I wish COD threads weren't allowed here. It's always the same result. rolleyes.gif
If you ask me, the most annoying thing about the Call of Duty franchise is all the haters crying like little kids because something they hate is so successful. I bet if 90% of you had something like this that was continuously making you millions of dollars every year, you wouldn't do it any different than Activision.
You don't like COD? Fine. Take a chill pill, go play Battlefield, and shut your piehole. mad.gif
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