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People who overclock their pcs care about cod?! Wha....?
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The problem with making new games is SHOWING PROFIT TO INVESTORS....

So a software company wants more profits, not more engines.....

Gamers want better stuff, investors say, NO< WE WANT MORE MONEY!!!!

In the end the Entrepreneur moves on, starts new company and does what company a failed to deliver on...

And all of this would have been avoided if...

A) You would have listened in the first place?

You can't resell the same game 9 ways to Sunday and HOPE to fool them after round 2.
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Originally Posted by SecrtAgentMan View Post
What Bowling meant to say was it takes years and years to develop and get it right while losing a substantial amount of money because they aren't shoveling out a CoD game every year.

Good to know that game developers think this way.
and they dont have enuff money to shove out games now on present engine while coding a new one?

pfft yea i think peter pan is real to!!!
    
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Originally Posted by _GTech View Post
The problem with making new games is SHOWING PROFIT TO INVESTORS....

So a software company wants more profits, not more engines.....

Gamers want better stuff, investors say, NO< WE WANT MORE MONEY!!!!

In the end the Entrepreneur moves on, starts new company and does what company a failed to deliver on...

And all of this would have been avoided if...

A) You would have listened in the first place?

You can't resell the same game 9 ways to Sunday and HOPE to fool them after round 2.
Problem being, we're now onto the FOURTH round currently, soon to be FIFTH. And some idiot COD fanboys still haven't caught onto what Inifinity Ward and Craptivision are up to.

COD4
COD5 (World @ War)
COD6 (MW2)
COD7 (Black Ops)

All use the same freaking engine. Hell, they're all basically the same game, other than 6 and 7 having major PC features being stripped, and them running like trash for being such an old engine, that has had NO visual updates still. Problem being that 6 and 7 absolutely suck due to being so rushed, and developed mainly for the console crowd only.
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Good thing there's a game called Battlefield 3, which looks awesome and it's series isn't advanced by the same game with a new name every year huh?
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Those investors... rich bastards who has nothing to do with video games, art or aesthetics or anything else..seeing us as silly addictive people and leeching off of us, all they care how much profit they make. if i meet one of them in a restaurant one day i'd pour a whole can of mustard on his expensive suit then say it's an accident. but then again i can't afford to go the places they eat in.

Individual, small game studios whose decisions are not profit oriented are where the ideas, art and creativity grow.
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Just like the first HL they made a trilogy, what does that have to do with this? It was essentially one game, one story. Not only that, but they put all 3 games together, with 2 other excelent games (Portal and Team Fortress) and sold it for one low price.

This is different, this is making another stupid version of the same game over and over, and selling it over and over for 60 bucks to retarded frat boys.


Half Life has always been like a Independent art film, loved by critics and intelligent people for having an amazing story and dynamic gameplay.
Meanwhile other films are box office hits with the idiotic masses who just want to stick their thumb in their ass and eat popcorn for 2 hours while theyre assaulted by explosions, poor acting, and a formulaic hollywood ending. That way they can take a break for their sad, meaningless lives without the troublesome issue of having to think or feel anything. Thats COD.
    
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Why do people care so much about the detail.

I play games for the gameplay, because it's not real and never going to be real so stop taking in the scenery and fight.
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Same stuff with the Auto industry, we are hampered by our investors - got to make a profit or there is no point existing. thats why private ownership is better IMO for these large companies that need to spend $$ on research. Bosch is the only auto supplier i know of that spends sufficiently on research. YET, look at frostbite 2 and cryengine 3, both are owned by public companies. they must have some awesome vison at the top.

COD has been exposed as mostly a kids game for a couple years now, and since consoles dont move forward why should the core engine? my phone is now faster than a ps3! (tegra 2) lol..
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Problem being, we're now onto the FOURTH round currently, soon to be FIFTH. And some idiot COD fanboys still haven't caught onto what Inifinity Ward and Craptivision are up to.

COD4
COD5 (World @ War)
COD6 (MW2)
COD7 (Black Ops)

All use the same freaking engine. Hell, they're all basically the same game, other than 6 and 7 having major PC features being stripped, and them running like trash for being such an old engine, that has had NO visual updates still. Problem being that 6 and 7 absolutely suck due to being so rushed, and developed mainly for the console crowd only.
Yes. they are milking the Call of duty name. that is why they release new maps every other week. and the new maps are not even good. they just keep milking it.

i still don't understand why people who want to play Black ops when you can play BFBC2.
    
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