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Last Friday we and many other web sites reported that a countdown web site had launched called findmakarov.com which seemed on the surfurce to be a teaser for the official reveal of Activision's next game in the Call of Duty shooter series. Activision later said it had nothing to do with the site.

Now GameSlice, the personal site of GT.TV host Geoff Keighley, reports that the countdown site has been put up by a Toronto-based group called We Can Pretend. He states that the group will launch what he is calling a "a project inspired by Call of Duty" on March 2. Details of what this project is about are still unknown although he does state, "Production sources who worked on the self-funded project call it visually spectacular."
http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/02/...ndent-call-of/

Another source says it's a movie apparently...

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An individual who claims to be tied to FindMakarov has emailed me what is purportedly a still frame from the “FindMakarov†production. Call of Duty fans will instantly recognize the character as Simon “Ghost†Riley from Task Force 141 in Modern Warfare 2. Based on this image it seems that FindMakarov is a live-action short film inspired by MW2.
http://www.gameslice.com/2011/02/26/...s-findmakarov/
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Ghost looks better in game...
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Toronto? Must investigate! Will report back with findings.. this may be something on-campus..
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A project inspired by COD (obviously the modern warfare sequels) thats self funded.
Sounds terrible.
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I'm getting sick of these publicity stunts.
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Originally Posted by GameSlice
Call of Duty fans will instantly recognize the character as Simon “Ghost†Riley from Task Force 141 in Modern Warfare 2.
A true PC Call of Duty fan would not have touched Modern Warfare 2. I know I still haven't, and I didn't even like most of the Call of Duty games aside from 4 (I'm not big on WWII-themed games).
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A true PC Call of Duty fan would not have touched Modern Warfare 2. I know I still haven't, and I didn't even like most of the Call of Duty games aside from 4 (I'm not big on WWII-themed games).
MW2 was good. I still play it. on AlterIWNet, however. Dedicated servers + MW2 + no noob tube-reloading = fun.


CoD:BO sucks. Why? It's boring with how they nerf'd sniping and have really bad maps/spawns.
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I dont really believe it to be honest. I think Activision is pulling out leg here, like EA did with Dante's Inferno type of situation. It's "fake" viral marketing that'll later turn out to be true is my prediction.

I mean, what type of fan thing sends out dozens of fake dog tags with information about characters that isn't exactly typical information someone would know like Shephard's birthdate to all types of game critics and news sites like Joystiq and Gamespot? Also, typically someone like Activision would slam/sue fan things where they use source material like the copyrighted logo, font, sounds directly from the game/trailers, pictures, and such.

I'm not buying it

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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn View Post
A true PC Call of Duty fan would not have touched Modern Warfare 2. I know I still haven't, and I didn't even like most of the Call of Duty games aside from 4 (I'm not big on WWII-themed games).
I disagree completely MW1 and 2 were good games imo regardless of the general consensus of the hate band wagon.

Sure, there was alot of bull with the no dedicated server and $60 price thing for the PC - didnt look too great graphically either, blah blah but overall I still enjoyed the game thoroughly especially the singleplayer story. I will buy MW3 when it finally hits just to see it to the end because I love the characters so much. Soap FTW

Out of curiosity - how are you a "true PC Call of Duty fan" when you didnt even like any of them beside 4? lol To me that makes no sense. That's like "Oh Im a true Resident Evil fan, but I only like 4 because I wasnt a fan of the whole horror theme."
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great, who wants to watch some guy quick scope in real life and knife people from 20 feet away.
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