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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 *****ing and 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

Funny enough, the many of the same people will defend Valves stance on not changing the basics of the Counter Strike formula since forever ago, because it is what their customers enjoy.

However, when CoDs formula breaks sales records almost every time the game releases, the fact that the masses are obviously enjoying the CoD formula mean nothing and they behave as if the game should be changed up just for them and their relatively tiny portion of loud internet friends.

That said, I'm pretty bored of the CoD myself, but I'm not going to be a hypocrite either and go back on my own principles when it suits me or my interests.
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I'm surprised, but I know I shouldn't be. I for one won't be putting money into this game. My money isn't worth this POS.
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To be perfectly honest, I should probably just leave my two cents out. I'm really not for or against Call of Duty. It's just that it seems to be the longest lasting flamewar of all time, and needs to end. I'm pretty sure this has been going on longer than everybody crying out "MOAR COREZ" every time an AMD thread popped up, and even that has died down at this point.

It's just frustrating to see griping and moaning about the same crap seemingly every day.

I think I just talked myself into avoiding COD threads on OCN. tongue.gif
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can a candle light your entire house?

A candle can light your entire neighborhood if done correctly. biggrin.gif
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Can't say I am surprised. It's just people being people, buying the same crap year in year out. This is why popstars make it big with no talent what so ever.
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Didn't MW3 break the previous record?

I'm not surprised BLOPS2 is going to sell well, I'm just surprised that it is beating the previous again. I thought the uproar for the "copy/paste" job was much larger this time around, and not just on OCN.

Guess I was wrong.
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Funny enough, the many of the same people will defend Valves stance on not changing the basics of the Counter Strike formula since forever ago, because it is what their customers enjoy.
However, when CoDs formula breaks sales records almost every time the game releases, the fact that the masses are obviously enjoying the CoD formula mean nothing and they behave as if the game should be changed up just for them and their relatively tiny portion of loud internet friends.
That said, I'm pretty bored of the CoD myself, but I'm not going to be a hypocrite either and go back on my own principles when it suits me or my interests.

Show me when Counter-strike cost $60 and I'll say you are right.
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Yea I am perfectly fine with CoD. I skipped MW3 despite all my friends who have it on PS3 wanted me to get it. I enjoy the games and play it when I am hanging out with them. Formula works, why change it? I do wish more effort went into the games since we get a new one every year with minimal improvement at best in the graphics department. I think with this being futuristic and what not, people do not see it as being a copy and paste and think it looks better, which it might, judging from the report of some of their new tricks.
   
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the cycle continues..
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Funny enough, the many of the same people will defend Valves stance on not changing the basics of the Counter Strike formula since forever ago, because it is what their customers enjoy.
However, when CoDs formula breaks sales records almost every time the game releases, the fact that the masses are obviously enjoying the CoD formula mean nothing and they behave as if the game should be changed up just for them and their relatively tiny portion of loud internet friends.
That said, I'm pretty bored of the CoD myself, but I'm not going to be a hypocrite either and go back on my own principles when it suits me or my interests.

You are plain trolling.

Counter Strike games throughout history (full games, not betas).
-Counter Strike 1.6 (2000)
-CS Condition Zero (which had single player and was a failure).
-Counter Strike: Source (new engine). (2004)
-Counter Strike: Go (to be released. (2012)

And you are telling me that Counter Strike follows the same model as COD? When COD MW launched on 2007 and, since then, we have had MW2, MW3, BO and this year BO2 is launching? All of them with basically the same graphics, same engines, same formula and same premium price?

Oh yeah, and lets not talk about mod support, dedicated servers, community and the like, right? rolleyes.gifrolleyes.gifrolleyes.gifrolleyes.gifrolleyes.gifrolleyes.gif
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