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Yeah, hes over here at my island on vacay...gave my friend like 5 free activision games just for setting up his 360 for him...i asked my friend if he said no cause your a bastard, and my friend laughed.
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post #12 of 102
lol, getting cocky are we?

i understand where he's coming from, but i always love talking about CoD or games in general with other people.

Person: "You have Black Ops?"

Me: "Yeah..."

Person: "You play on Xbox 360 or PS3"

Me: " PC baby"

Person: "Oh, how do you play with a mouse and keyboard?"

Me: " more like how do you play with a controller?"



lol, and most of them are usually on xbox.

The thing is though, call of duty, doesn't have nearly as many people as facebook or cell phones do.
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You see this?! This is exactly why I wonder how in the hell people like this become CEO. There should have been a test.
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post #14 of 102
guy could probably be a bit more full of himself if he tried.

have played COD4 and BlackOps and i barely view COD as anything more than a moderately successful FPS. Lumped into the same category as games like Battlefield and Day of Defeat.. completely outshined by classic fps games like UT and CS 1.6 (which i still play)

I dont care if it is one of the most purchased console game franchises ever... it might be polished, but console has never been a judge of quality. I have a feeling 10 years from now its going to be... "COD who ?" Times change... No video game is ever going to rule the universe.
    
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Originally Posted by RagingCain;11739979 
You see this?! This is exactly why I wonder how in the hell people like this become CEO. There should have been a test.

What, you mean how does a man that has created one of todays most popular games become a CEO? The man who has people queuing around the block to pick up a game that is £10 more than every other game? The man that created a game that is talked about on news, between friends and online?

The man that has generated millions in profit?

Well, that's how.
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Originally Posted by alex98uk;11740246 
What, you mean how does a man that has created one of todays most popular games become a CEO? The man who has people queuing around the block to pick up a game that is £10 more than every other game? The man that created a game that is talked about on news, between friends and online?

The man that has generated millions in profit?

Well, that's how.

its sad but true.
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Quote:
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What, you mean how does a man that has created one of todays most popular games become a CEO? The man who has people queuing around the block to pick up a game that is £10 more than every other game? The man that created a game that is talked about on news, between friends and online?

The man that has generated millions in profit?

Well, that's how.

He needs to stay in the dev team making the game, not playing CEO
    
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post #18 of 102
As much as you guys hate kotick, you can't deny the truth. Almost everyone with a console has CoD. Kinda like almost anyone with internet-enabled devices has a facebook. It's really not that crazy when you think about it. For the most part, i dont think console'ers think of it as competitive as we do but it's one of those "everybody else does it so why not" sort of things.

And i did find it surprising about the treyach bit. I guess it makes sense though, blackops is like a reskinned cod4 with new guns/maps.
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Originally Posted by RagingCain;11739979 
You see this?! This is exactly why I wonder how in the hell people like this become CEO. There should have been a test.

There is, they get elected CEO, and if they make huge ass profit for their company, they get to stay:rolleyes:
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Treyarch sucks.

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